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SDCT's Top 10: Year in Review

Look back on the show-stopping events, national recognition, and milestones we're celebrating from the 2022-2023 academic year.

2023-2024 SDCT Top 10

2023-2024 SDCT Top 10

May 21, 2024

It has been an eventful year filled with impressive showcases and inspiring research.  From drone shows to industry partnerships, work produced in our classrooms has truly changed the world around us. We are excited to share SDCT’s Top 10 for this past academic year!

Alyssa Duhart as a student running track and field for the University of Texas at Austin

Alumni Spotlight: Alyssa Duhart

May 3, 2024

From track star to New Balance Designer, SDCT grad Alyssa Duhart shares her creative journey.

Melody Geiger interviewed by KVUE

UT Austin students competing in Schulze Entrepreneurship Challenge

April 22, 2024

Nearly two dozen teams from colleges across the U.S., including AET student Melody Geiger, will compete in the Schulze Entrepreneurship Challenge, a "Shark Tank"-like competition in Minnesota.

Jayden Chavez and Em Dryer

AET Power Duo Lands Full-Time Offers Together

April 18, 2024

Jayden Chavez and Em Dryer, December ‘23 graduates, reflect on how their AET experience brought them together — as coworkers and close friends

Inside Out 2024 AET Showcase

UT Austin's Medical Device is Featured at Inside Out Event

April 16, 2024

At UT Austin's Inside-Out event, Professor David Cohen's "Games For Good" course unveiled a smart breathing device that gamifies health exercises, enabling players to guide Ranger Raccoon through challenges and mini-games using only their breath.

User interface design illustration

An early Apple designer on what makes an interface truly great

March 12, 2024

Abigail Brody is a design executive who has spent more than a decade of her design career at Fortune 500 companies, including Apple, where she helped to create dark mode and some of the first iPhone’s design explorations. She leads product design at Physna’s Thangs, the fastest-growing 3D model database. 

Tamie Glass headshot in black and white next to cover image for her book entitled Prompt Socially Engaging Objects and Environments

Book of the year author Tamie Glass to deliver Feb. 26 Hyde Lecture

February 26, 2024

Tamie Glass, veteran educator and author of the Interior Design Educators Council’s 2020 book of the year Prompt: Socially Engaging Objects and Environments, will be giving the first spring Hyde lecture titled “Prompting Healthful Partnerships,” at 4 p.m., Feb. 26, at Nebraska Union’s Swanson Auditorium.

Panelist Andrew Augustin speaks at the Good Systems Speaker Series round table discussing AI in entertainment and media at the Student Activity Center on February 21st

‘Don’t Believe the Hype’: Good Systems hosts roundtable discussion on perceptions of AI perpetuated by media

February 22, 2024

Industry professionals, including Arts and Entertainment Technologies assistant professor Andrew Augustin, discussed the ways artificial intelligence is falsely portrayed in the media and the ethics of becoming an AI-dependent society in a Feb. 21 roundtable.

Design student Khalil J. Davis presenting his work during the Fall 2022 Sophomore Review in the Department of Design at UT Austin

Career City Limits Helps Student Land Microsoft Internship

February 16, 2024

In Nov. 2023, junior design student Kahlil Davis attended an information session for Microsoft during the SDCT Career City Limits Speaker Series (CCL). This summer, he’ll be working as a design intern in Redmond, WA for the technology giant.

A group photo of UT Austin students posing with Patti DeNucci in front of the Kendra Scott Center sign

From “Cringey” Conversations to Connection: Networking with Patti DeNucci

February 13, 2024

Author and "Intentional Networker" Patti DeNucci led the workshop “Build Your Conversation and Networking Confidence with Patti DeNucci” for UT students on Feb. 5. DeNucci believes striking authentic and meaningful conversations — whether in a 30-minute interview or 30-second elevator ride — opens space for professional growth and personal fulfillment.