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Upcoming TAM Workshops

TAM student workshops are opportunities to build skills or explore technologies:

  • Building a Simple Analog Synthesizer with Matt Bethancourt, TAM Instructor
    Weds. 10/14 @ 5pm in ATLAS’ BTU Lab (ENVD 234)
    This is a hands-on workshop for all sound synthesists and mad scientists. Come to the TAM “Building an Analog Synthesizer” workshop and learn how to turn a few electronic components into a fully functional simple modular synth. No previous physical computing experience needed. RSVP here Limited space available
  • Show Me the Data, Jerry! with Chris Bopp, ATLAS PhD Student
    Tues. 10/20 @ 6pm in ATLS 204
    How do we measure the effectiveness or success of projects and what do we mean by metrics and social change? Learn about state-of-the-art tools that non-profits and social entrepreneurs use to measure the impact they're having on the world. This workshop will be a great way to get up to speed on one way that technology helps socially minded organizations implement the change that they want to see in the world. Interested in tech, social impact and data science? This is a perfect introduction. RSVP here
  • Designing for Readers: A Guide to Modern Web Typography with Andrew Baker, TAM Alum
    Tues. 11/3 @ 6pm in ATLS 113
    This workshop will explore the visual harmony achieved through well designed responsive web typography. We will discuss everything from basic typography fundamentals, implementing scalable web font solutions, and will look at great examples from all over the web. Come to a fun workshop led by a design professional and a CU graduate from the TAM program. RSVP here

TAM Student Groups

Maker Collective meetings will continue every Tuesday at 5:00 p.m. in the BTU Lab located in ENVD 234. All students are welcome to drop in anytime and join the fun, including play, building, and learning of hacking, wearables and all things tech. Free pizza is served! Info or contact

Mobile Makers meetings will continue every Thursday at 5:00 p.m. in the ATLAS 2nd floor lounge (ATLS 204). All students interested in exploring more about mobile app development (yes, both iOs and Android!). All experience levels are welcome or just drop in for a work session. Free pizza is served! Contact Michael.V.Swisher@Colorado.Edu

Graduate Programs at ATLAS

  • Interested in knowing about options for graduate study here at the ATLAS Institute, including a Master's and PhD?
  • There are great ways to expand your horizons and pursue interests at the intersection of technology and society:
  • To learn more, please email Ruscha.Cohen@Colorado.Edu

TAM Orientation Session

Interested in TAM? Come find out more!
October 6, 5:00 p.m.–6:00 p.m. ATLAS 200

Fall 2015 Hours

Walk-In Tutoring Hours

Sterling Fraser: Sterling.Fraser@Colorado.EDU
Mondays & Wednesdays
11:00 a.m.–1:30 p.m. 3:30 p.m.–5:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m.–10:00 a.m.

Get Technical! Get TAM

The Technology, Arts & Media Program is part of the ATLAS Institute on the University of Colorado at Boulder Campus. ATLAS is an innovative campus-wide initiative in education, research, creative work and outreach in which information and communication technology is the enabling force.

The Technology, Arts and Media Program offers several programs: a Bachelor of Science in Technology, Arts and Media (BSTAM), a Minor in Technology, Arts and Media (MTAM) and a Certificate in Technology, Arts & Media (CDM), and a Digital Media Bootcamp. Our programs are designed to teach students creative thinking, technical skills, and visual communication within creative studio-based environments.

Equipment Checkout Hours

Monday–Friday,9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
ATLS223 (ATLAS Front Desk)
Checkout equipment and policies

ATLAS Building Hours

The ATLAS building is open to the public from 7:00 a.m.–8:00 p.m. weekdays and during special events.

TAM Students have 24/7 BuffOne Card Access