Whaat!? Festival

Join the ATLAS and TAM community for the first Whaat!? Festival for game development, design and interactive experiences. The event is being led and organized by TAM director and senior instructor Matt Bethancourt.
Whaat!? is coming to ATLAS on Sept 28 & 29th. Register TODAY! Info/registration: Whaat!?

2018 Tech Fair

CU Career Services offers the 2018 Tech Fair on Oct 3 & 4 at the UMC from 11-4pm. Don’t miss this opportunity to meet with local industry reps and explore both career and internship opportunities. Want to prepare for the fair? Career Services is offering a bunch of workshops, including resume reviews and tips for students. Calendar/info: https://www.colorado.edu/career/

Fall 2018 Grad Workshop Series (Open to TAM)

These are small, hands-on workshops offered for the graduate students, but are open to motivated TAM undergrads. If you RSVP, please attend!. Or, give us at least 72 hrs notice so we can fill the space. All workshops are held in the ATLAS Grad Lab (225).

  • 9/25, 10/16, 10/23 3:30-6pm, Promoting Your Work: Developing an elevator pitch and creating a compelling video about your work, Annie Bruns and Patrick Clark.
    Students leave with a completed short personal video.
    • Day 1 - How to effectively communicate about your work. Developing a personal elevator pitch that positions you for what you'd like to do.
    • Day 2 & 3 - How to produce a video that effectively communicates your elevator pitch.
  • 9/28 4-6pm & 9/29 10-4pm, Creating Web Apps w/ Modern JavaScript, Dick Dickey RSVP
    • Day 1 - Modern web development crash course where we’ll go over the basics of the modern web app workflow (HTML, SCSS, ES2018 JavaScript)
    • Day 2 - JavaScript tooling with Vue-CLI, and Web Components. Workshop and advanced Vue features like Single Page App (SPA) Routing and State management.
  • 10/4 & 10/11 3-6pm(both days), MultiPlayer Web Games, Peter Gyory and Ian Smith. RSVP
    This workshop teaches participants how to create their own multiplayer game in the browser. Participants should be comfortable with JavaScript and basic programming concepts.
    • Day 1 teaches participants how to make a local multiplayer game using JavaScript and HTML5 Canvas.
    • Day 2 goes even deeper, introducing a Node.js server to make the game online multiplayer compatible.
  • 10/25 3-6pm Wearable Technologies: Just in Time for Halloween, Mel Plett. RSVP
    Choose from a few different options to create your own wearable technology costume accessory. Please register ASAP, as we need to order materials in advance.

TAM Information Sessions

Interested in TAM? Come find out more:

All sessions in ATLS 208

  • Wednesday, September 26th @ 11:00
  • Tuesday, October 9th @ 10:00
  • Wednesday, October 24th @ 1:00
  • Friday, November 9th @ 10:00
  • Thursday, November 15th @ 12:30

TAM Student Tutor

Sam Leffler: Samuel.Leffler@Colorado.EDU
Need a hand with projects or filling in any gaps? Ask the TAM Student Tutor in ATLS 231! Hours for the Fall 2018 semester are:

  • Tues 1:00 - 2:30
  • Thurs 1:00 - 2:30
  • Friday 10:00 - 12:30

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

Invent. Design. Create.

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). Our programs are designed to teach students creative thinking, technical skills, and visual communication within creative studio-based environments.