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EAE is Hiring!

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The University of Utah’s Entertainment Arts and Engineering (EAE) program is seeking to hire a faculty member at the assistant professor, lecturing level, beginning Fall 2016. This is a non-tenure track position. Exceptional candidates at higher ranks will also be considered. Seeking to build upon its reputation as a world-class professional games education program, EAE is looking for professionally oriented instructors in Game Arts, …

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COMPANY FORMED BY U OF U STUDENTS LAUNCHES HEALTH GAME IN APPLE APP STORE

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Salt Lake City—A student-formed business from the University of Utah, Random Breakfast, launchee its first game —StepPets —Tuesday with support from Zions Bank on iOS.  Former University of Utah students in the Entertainment Arts and Engineering Program (EAE) and the MBA programs met through the Lassonde Entrepreneur Institute.  They had an idea to change the way games are played and …

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University of Utah and Rockwell Collins agree to develop gaming tech for military simulation

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From Military Embedded Systems | Official Press Release MARIANA IRIARTE, ASSOCIATE EDITOR | Dec. 1, 2015 ORLANDO, Fla. The University of Utah Entertainment, Arts, and Engineering (EAE) and Rockwell Collins will collaborate in a research and development agreement that will focus on bridging the gap between gaming technology and high-end military simulation. “This collaboration will focus on leveraging our combined research findings …

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EAE Open House Dec. 11th at 2pm!

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Join us for the annual EAE Open House! Friday, December 11 2-5pm at the EAE West (former Law Library) Thesis games, capstone games, protypes, and research projects OH MY! Join us for our annual showcase of student work and that glorious cake. Map URL: http://bit.ly/1VJRiVQ Parking is available at the stadium or behind the old law library This event is …

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Manta Day Wins Third Place in Climate Game Jam!

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Congrats to Manta Day, third place winner of the National Climate Game Jam Competition! Hosted by the Hogle Zoo, the Climate Game Jam hosted teams of game devs who submitted four games to the competitions. See the full list of winners and finalists here and watch the trailer for Manta Day below!

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We’re Best in Utah!

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The annual Best of Utah hosted by City Weekly is a showcase of all Utah has to offer. From politics to restaurants to events to local celebrities, it has a full list of what makes the state great and unique. And how about that, we were voted as “Best Game Development Playground”! Thanks to the readers and editors! Read the …

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Natural History Museum of Utah Starts Digitizing Dino Bones

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 CAROLYN WEBBER on October 27, 2015 at 5:00 am | The Daily Utah Chronicle Want to see a dinosaur face-to-face? The Natural History Museum of Utah is rolling out a new digital program for elementary and middle school students across the state to bring dinosaur bones to life. Research Quest brings models from the paleontology collection into the classroom for …

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Upping Utah’s Indie Game Scene – Salt Lake Tribune

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Photo: Steve Griffin | The Salt Lake Tribune – Artist Evan Munro explains how he developed the artistic concept for the indie video game “Together: Amna and Saif” in his Salt Lake City home Wednesday, September 2, 2015. By MICHAEL MCFALL | The Salt Lake Tribune Lyle Cox has put it all on the line for his homemade video game. A …