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  • ATLAS welcomes artist-chemist to faculty

    May 25, 2017
    Chemist and artist Carson Bruns, currently a Miller Research Fellow at the University of California, Berkeley, join CU Boulder's ATLAS Institute and the Mechanical Engineering Department as an assistant professor this fall. More»

  • Illuminating science for youth

    May 25, 2017
    Grad student in front of workATLAS PhD student working in the Laboratory for Playful Computation blends art and science teaching to opens the door a little wider on STEM fields. More»

  • A Taste of ATLAS Expo

    May 18, 2017
    Five student projects, all presented at ATLAS Expo Spring 2017, provide a sampling of the creative and technical ingenuity ATLAS students develop. More»

  • ATLAS confers its first bachelor’s degrees

    May 18, 2017
    Marla Bernstein, Meridith Richter and Brady Risendal represent the first class of TAM graduates, earning bachelor of science degrees. More»


  • Technology is going to the dogs

    May 10, 2017
    How do you make technology work for dogs? A recent ATLAS visitor helped answer this question in a workshop sponsored by the Laboratory for Playful Computation. More»

  • ICTD Expert-in-Residence Moderates CWA Panel

    April 13, 2017
    Those who missed hearing Mustafa Naseem, ICTD expert-in-residence, moderate the CWA panel, “Burning Issues in International Development," can still listen to the panel discussion. More»

  • ALTcade 4/20: One-Night-Only Indie Games

    March 23, 2017
    Before advanced consoles brought video gaming into the home, arcades were both a place to play and a place to meet friends. ALTcade aims to revive the spirit of the arcade with homespun games and controllers. More»

  • Hacking the Gender Gap With Creative Coding

    March 17, 2017
    Hackathons are mostly attended by men. The goal of T9Hacks was to create a majority-female hackathon and initiate as many women as possible to creative coding. More»


DSC_0105-TinyGraduate ATLAS offers radically interdisciplinary master’s and doctoral programs in Technology, Media and Society. More»

DSC03636-TinyUndergraduate ATLAS offers bachelor’s, minor and certificate through its Technology, Arts and Media program.More»


ATLAS Grad StudentsWe seek energetic, creative and focused undergraduate and graduate students to join our community of designers, critical thinkers, leaders, inventors, hackers, teachers and engaged global citizens. More»


atlas-buildingATLAS is a radically multi-disciplinary Institute at the University of Colorado that engages students, educators, artists, writers, scholars and leaders to realize the full potential of information and communication technologies in society. The aim is to equip students with a range of versatile and relevant technical skills. More»


The ATLAS institute’s wide variety of degree programs, focusing on an interdisciplinary approach to understanding all facets of media, technology and society offer something for everyone. We are seeking energetic, creative and focused undergraduate and graduate level students to join our family. Learn more about our specific programs and how to apply to each of them.


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