In order to be responsive to the continuing advances of the creative industries, the University of Texas at Austin announced today the renaming of the Game Development Program to the Game and Mobile Media Applications (GAMMA)Program, effective as of today.
The fifth annual Demo Day, held Dec. 5, had a packed house in the LBJ Auditorium to hear a conversation between Cuban and Bob Metcalfe, professor of innovation at the Cockrell School of Engineering and director of Longhorn Startup. RetailMeNot CEO Cotter Cunningham also took the stage, and 14 student startups made presentations.
College students tend to define themselves by their majors, but they need to realize that what they study isn’t a binding contract spelling out what skills they can and cannot develop before graduation.
The University of Texas at Austin Department of Computer Science (UTCS) Friends of Computer Science (FoCS) 2013 Career Brunch was held in conjunction with the College of Natural Sciences (CNS) Career Expo on September 16, 2013 at the Frank Erwin Center.
The University of Texas at Austin was recently ranked 17th in AnimationCareerReview.com's "2013 Top 50 Schools in the US for Game Design and Development." UTCS comes in 3rd among all public schools that made the list and is the only Texas university in the top 25.
The University of Texas at Austin Department of Computer Science (UTCS) collaborated with Facebook and 12 universities from Europe, China and the United States to provide practical, collaborative software engineering experience as part of its computer science curriculum.
Austin, TX — Student entrepreneurs and computer science faculty met with President Obama to showcase new student ventures from the Longhorn Startup Program.
What do you get when you bring journalism students together with computer science students? Five teams working on creating mobile apps and getting them into the iPhone app store by semester’s end.
UTCS alum Paul Taele has been awarded a National Science Foundation East Asia and Pacific Summer Institute (NSF EAPSI) fellowship for 2013. Paul will be carrying out research that focuses on enhancing creative computing tools for promoting better design thinking using sketch recognition techniques with Dr. Richard C. Davis at Singapore Management University in Singapore.
In October 2012, University of Texas System Chancellor Francisco Cigarroa announced the decision of the UT System to participate in EdX, an online non-profit learning initiative founded by Harvard University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. The University of Texas was the first public school system to join the partnership, which previously consisted of Harvard, MIT, and UC Berkeley.