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“Building a New Photoreal Facial Pipeline for Games”

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We will cover challenges encountered applying such research developments in game production in general, as well as specific challenges for applying central technologies in content creation pipelines across Activision. Cyrus completed his Ph.D. in Biochemistry at Stanford University in June 2006, where he combined molecular manipulations, video microscopy, and computer vision techniques to elucidate how simple processes at the molecular …

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LoL Tryout Registration Open

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Tryout dates for varsity esports have been announced! If you want to represent the University of Utah by playing League of Legends, fill out the form below to register! You MUST be registered to participate. Open tryouts will be held on Friday August 18th and Saturday August 19th. Brush up on those lane mechanics and sick Insec plays, it’s time …

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Rocket League Newest Varsity Esport

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This fall, the University of Utah’s newly-announced varsity esports team will be gunnin’ for virtual goals. The university’s nationally-ranked Entertainment Arts & Engineering (EAE) video game design program announced today that its new esports team will be competing in Rocket League, one of the most popular multiplayer video games in the world with a community of more than 32 million …

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Esports Blizzard Games

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The University of Utah’s nationally-ranked Entertainment Arts & Engineering (EAE) video game design program are announcing today that Blizzard Entertainment’s wildly popular multiplayer titles Overwatch and Hearthstone will be official varsity games in Utah’s new collegiate esports program! “These are two of the biggest esports titles in the world and on our campus,” said A.J. Dimick, EAE esports director of …

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Student Games at Terminus

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Three of our student games, RoBros, Shadowscrapers and Trapped With the Dolls, have been invited to participate as finalists in the Terminus Conference + Festival coming up this June in Atlanta! Wish our teams luck! We’re very proud of what they’ve accomplished so far.

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EAE #2 in Top 50

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The University of Utah’s Entertainment Arts & Engineering (EAE) video game design program continues to rack up the accolades. According to a new survey by Animation Career Review, an online resource for careers in animation, game development and digital art, EAE was ranked No. 2 in the country for the Top 50 Game Design Schools and Colleges in the U.S. …