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EAE Faculty receive top honors from University Career Services!

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Five faculty members from the University of Utah’s College of Engineering are among 20 people campus-wide to be recognized by the university’s Career Services for its first annual Faculty Recognition Program. The award is given to faculty who contribute to students’ career development and exploration. Nominations were made by students, and winners were selected for their dedication to help students …

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New joint MBA/MEAE Degree for Fall 2016!

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The University of Utah’s No.1- ranked video game program, Entertainment Arts & Engineering (EAE), and the David Eccles School of Business announce the creation of the nation’s first dual master’s degree combining a Master of Business Administration with a Master in EAE in game development. This unique degree for graduate students is designed to prepare them for all facets of …

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"RANDOM BREAKFAST: STEPPING INTO THE GAMING INDUSTRY" – Slug Magazine

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BY ASHLEY LIPPERT [KARANEBETI@GMAIL.COM] Posted January 8, 2016 | Slug Magazine There’s plenty going on in the gaming industry right here in our backyard, and we need to start feeding those flames by supporting local game creators. Many of them get their start at the University of Utah, mostly in the Entertainment Arts and Engineering (EAE) program. One such group of …

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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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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 …