U. of U. student's film wins prize at international festival – SL Tribune

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From the Salt Lake Tribune – Published on Dec 9, 2011 10:32AM By Sean Means A University of Utah film student’s look at virtual reality has won him a very real prize in this reality. “Eden,” a short by third-year U. of U. film student Luke Hartvigsen, was named best sci-fi film at the International Student Film Festival Hollywood earlier this month. The 11-minute …

New Video Game to Help Kids With Cancer – Reuters

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From Reuters New Video Game to Help Kids With Cancer * Reuters is not responsible for the content in this press release.  Mon Sep 26, 2011 12:01am EDT New Video Game to Help Kids With Cancer Even super heroes need a chance to get better, especially if they’ve been fighting their arch-nemesis and a robotic crab that just won’t go away. …

Video games help doctors, patients fight cancer – KSL

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From KSL.com By Wendy Leonard SALT LAKE CITY — Cancer can be a tough opponent, but giving kids the power to beat it is the focus of a new video game developed by students and faculty at the University of Utah. “If they can see themselves as super heroes fighting off an illness to achieve a state of health, that’s …

U of U creates new video game to help kids with cancer – U News Center

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From U News Center – Sept. 26, 2011 Even super heroes need a chance to get better, especially if they’ve been fighting their arch-nemesis and a robotic crab that just won’t go away. At least, that’s the premise behind a video game developed at the University of Utah to help children with cancer during their treatment. In an exciting collaboration …