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image of Yuliya Lanina handmade sculpture of a squirrel-like animal in a dress holding the Ukrainian flag

Professor Yuliya Lanina’s Upcoming Art Show to Support Ukrainian Refugees

March 25, 2022

In an upcoming exhibition and art fair at Bale Creek Allen Gallery in Fort Worth, Texas, AET Professor Yuliya Lanina will showcase a number of works from paintings to multi-media sculptures and animation with 50 percent of Lanina's sales going directly to Misto Dobra, a Ukrainian charity hosting displaced families.

Arts and Entertainment Technologies professor Matt Smith and AET student Jayden Chavez smile at the camera while programming lighting at the 2022 Bee Cave BuzzFest

AET Students Help Bring Bee Cave BuzzFest to Life

March 17, 2022

Students from two Arts and Entertainment Technologies classes put theory into practice at the 2022 Bee Cave BuzzFest, a 3-day immersive music, tech, and art festival in Bee Cave, Texas.

SDCT faculty Julie Schell and Tamie Glass speaking on a panel at South by Southwest 2019 conference

SDCT at SXSW 2022: Event Roundup

March 11, 2022

A roundup of events featuring speakers from SDCT at South by Southwest 2022 including Doreen Lorenzo, Julie Schell, Cheryl D. Miller, Jiabao Li, and more.

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Design Professor Kate Catterall To Present "Drawing the Ring of Steel" at Belfast Festival of Ideas and Politics

March 9, 2022

To mark 50 years since the security cordon known as the "Ring of Steel" was built around Belfast city center, Kabosh in collaboration with Professor Kate Catterall from The University of Texas at Austin will present "Drawing the Ring of Steel" on Thursday, March 24, 2022 as part of this year's Belfast Festival of Ideas and Politics.

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2022 Exhibitions from Arts and Entertainment Technologies Professor Yuliya Lanina

January 3, 2022

View Arts and Entertainment Technologies professor Yuliya Lanina's current and upcoming exhibitions across the globe in 2022.

Friendly photo of all the first, second, and third place winners from the McCombs Case Competition at UT Austin.

Design in Health takes 1st and 2nd place in McCombs Healthcare Case Competition

November 22, 2021

Two teams from the Design Institute for Health placed 1st and 2nd in the McCombs Annual Health Innovation Case Competition, hosted by McCombs Health Innovation Fellows and the MBA Healthcare Association.

Cheryl D. Miller's illustration of the Megg’s 6th edition of the “History of Graphic Design," an industry and educational standard. Of the 594 designers covered in Megg's, 62 are women, 80 are people of color, and only three are Black.

How Cheryl D. Miller confronts white supremacy in graphic design

November 13, 2021

Since proclaiming Black designers 'missing in action' in 1987, Miller has continued her forthright criticism of an industry that marginalizes Black talent. She is now a distinguished lecturer at the University of Texas at Austin for the School of Design and Creative Technologies.

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Dr. Cheryl D. Miller: A Lifetime of Advocacy Culminates in a Year of Recognition

October 1, 2021

After fifty years of being one of the only Black designers at the table, famed graphic designer Dr. Cheryl D. Miller shares what it means to win a Cooper Hewitt National Design Award in addition to the AIGA Medal. Miller is the only person in history to receive both industry awards in the same year. Additionally, she was named the inaugural Honorary IBM Design Scholar for 2021.

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Design Professor Gray Garmon Recognized by Fast Company for Work with Aga Khan Foundation

September 24, 2021

Fast Company recently selected the Aga Khan Foundation's Schools2030 initiative as an Innovation by Design honoree for most innovative educational design. Congratulations to their incredible team, including Design Professor Gray Garmon.

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Michael Baker named chair of Department of Arts and Entertainment Technologies

July 8, 2021

Associate Professor of Practice Michael Baker has been named chair of the Department of Arts and Entertainment Technologies in the School of Design and Creative Technologies at The University of Texas at Austin.