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Meet Julie Schell, Executive Director of Learning Design, Effectiveness and Innovation in the School of Design and Creative Technologies

May 8, 2018

In May, Julie Schell joined the College of Fine Arts as the new Executive Director for Learning Design, Effectiveness and Innovation in the School of Design and Creative Technologies, where she has served as a Clinical Assistant Professor since 2017. In her new role, Schell will use her expertise with designing and scaling successful start-ups in universities to launch extended education programs minted at the College of Fine Arts and the School of Design and Creative Technologies. 

Senior Design exhibition "catalyst" encourages conversation for change

April 26, 2018

“Catalyst,” the Senior Design exhibition on display at the Visual Arts Center at UT, features the work of 12 seniors from the School of Design and Creative Technologies. The exhibit is the product of these artists’ yearlong endeavors to gather information, create solutions to problems that resonate with them, and generate physical works that catalyze conversation and social change.

Student-run design studio aims to help students practice self-care

April 26, 2018

The student-run, faculty-led design studio, WKRM, is creating a campaign called "Work In More You" that promotes self-care and mental health awareness for students. 

Q&A with AET Senior Clay Damron

April 6, 2018

Clay Damron is a Senior Arts and Entertainment Technologies Major in the School of Design and Creative Technologies at the University of Texas at Austin. Read more Q&As with AET seniors.

 

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AET expands partnership with online learning platform Kadenze to offer second course

March 30, 2018

AET Lecturer Yuliya Lanina will teach an online version of her course Gender, Race and Technology through the online learning platform Kadenze this spring. The course will explore the issues affecting women and minorities in the creative and technological fields, as well as possible solutions to address gender and diversity issues in those fields. The class will alternate between presentations by the instructor and interviews with guests who will share their relevant experiences and expertise.

Q&A with Design Senior Julio Correa

March 30, 2018

Julio Correa is a senior in Design (with a double major in Computer Science) in the School of Design and Creative Technologies.

UT team reaches finals at Intel University Games Showcase

March 27, 2018

A team of students in the 2-D capstone class of the Game and Mobile Media Applications (GAMMA) Program reached the finals last week at the Intel University Games Showcase at the Game Developers Conference in San Francisco, California.

Design lecturer, alumnus nominated for two James Beard Awards for restaurant design

March 27, 2018

A team from FÖDA Studio that includes a Department of Design lecturer and an alumnus was recently named as a finalist for two James Beard Awards for restaurant design. Design Lecturer Jett Butler and alumnus Dale Wallain (M.F.A., Design, 2011) were part of the design team nominated for their design of the interior of Japanese restaurant Otoko in Austin. They were nominated in the category of restaurants with 75 seats or fewer.