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Arial dance featured in Black Box July 27: Mapping, a production by Boulder-based Frequent Flyers, will use interactive video technology and aerial dance to explore socio‐political issues surrounding genetic mapping in two performances Saturday, July 27, at 7 p.m. and 9 p.m. in the ATLAS Black Box. Tickets are $12 and can be purchased at the door one hour prior to each show.

July 2013


"UPrise" tells story through cirque-style aerial movement

The Rabble Dance Collective featured cirque-style aerial dance to tell the story of a community trying to rebuild after a major natural disaster in the production "UPrise," performed June 28-29 in the ATLAS Black Box. The show included live music by The Courtship Proper.

Boulder Box Set production wins Heartland Emmy award

The premiere of the ATLAS Boulder Box Set music/entertainment series, featuring folk/rock musicians Andy Hill and Renée Safier, has been recognized with a prestigious Heartland Chapter Emmy Award for Daniel Mercure, who was the Rocky Mountain PBS post production director of the show.
Boulder Box Set is a music/entertainment series that features performances captured live in high definition in the ATLAS Black Box.
CU and ATLAS students and staff participated in the recording.
Post production of the show was done by Rocky Mountain PBS under the direction of Mercure, who has been an editor at the Denver-based PBS station since 1981. The show was broadcast in various time slots in July, August and September 2012 on Rocky Mountain PBS.
The award was announced during the annual Heartland Chapter Emmy Award banquet in Denver on Saturday.
More information about Boulder Box Set is available here.

Sanders receives STEM Leadership Hall of Fame award

Lucy Sanders, who is CEO of the National Center for Women & Information Technology (NCWIT), has received a U.S. News STEM Leadership Hall of Fame award.
Sanders co-founded NCWIT in 2004 to significantly increase women’s participation in technology and computing. NCWIT, which is headquartered in ATLAS, helps companies, academic institutions, and K-12 organizations recruit and retain girls and women to technology and computing fields.
The award was presented at the U.S. News STEM Solutions 2013 National Conference June 19 in Austin, Texas.

Students in Digital CUrrents workshop present final projects

Students in the ATLAS Digital CUrrents summer workshop, which is a three-week technology program designed to give high school students hands-on experience in information technology, computer science and engineering, presented their final projects during a celebration June 28 at North High School in Denver.
In the photo at left, one of the Digital CUrrents students discusses her project with ATLAS director John Bennett.






ATLAS associate director interviewed by w3w3 Media Network

ATLAS associate director Jill Dupré recently talked about ATLAS, multidisciplinary partnerships, entrepreneurship and women in technology in a w3w3 Media Network interview.
To listen to the interview, click here.



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The ATLAS Institute (The Alliance for Technology, Learning and Society), established in 1997 at CU-Boulder, is a campus-wide entrepreneurial catalyst and incubator for innovative interdisciplinary research and creative, educational outreach programs, made possible by information and communications technology.

ATLAS programs:
- Technology, Media and Society Ph.D.
- Master of Science in Information and Communication Technology for Development
- Technology, Arts and Media (TAM) minor and certificate programs
- BDW advanced digital communications and design programs
- Center for Media, Arts and Performance
- K-12 outreach programs

The ATLAS Center for Media, Arts and Performance explores:
- How artists, scholars, technologists and content creators fully engage
with the richest, broadest set of present-day possibilities.
- How to discover the artistic and creative practices of the future.

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