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Students fill the ATLAS lobby during a Technology, Arts and Media (TAM) Open House on March 16. The students were able to learn about current and new TAM course offerings as well as sign up for the courses for the fall.

    "Oedipus (complexly)" Members of the HoME Theatre Company of Prague and the CU Department of Theatre performed the American premiere of "Oedipus (complexly)" on March 17-18 in the Black Box. This interactive version of the classical theater piece tells the ancient Greek, patricidal, incestuous story of Thebe's infamous King Oedipus. At right above is assistant CU professor Chip Persons as Oedipus; at left is the queen (and mother), played by Daniela Vorackova of the Czech Republic.



March 2011

Molecular robots subject of ATLAS presentation this Wednesday

Nadine Dabby of the California Institute of Technology (shown above during a TEDxCaltech talk; click on the photo to watch her presentation) will give a presentation entitled "Building a Molecular Robotics Tool Kit" as part of the ATLAS Speaker Series at 4 p.m. this Wednesday, March 30, in the ATLAS Cofrin auditorium, Room 100.

Her talk will explore recent experimental work on building a tool kit for programming the active self-assembly of molecules using DNA.

Dabby is a Ph.D. student in Computation and Neural Systems at Caltech, where she works on DNA nanotechnology and molecular programming in the Winfree Lab. She has a double major in Molecular and Cell Biology, and English Literature, from UC Berkeley. Dabby also is an adjunct lecturer at the Art Center College of Design, where she teaches a course on Biomimicry to art and design students.

Click here or on the photo above to see the video of her talk at TEDxCaltech.

The ATLAS Speaker Series is made possible by a generous donation by Idit Harel Caperton and Anat Harel.

ATLAS offering Digital Media Bootcamp program in May

ATLAS is offering Digital Media Bootcamp, a three-week intensive digital media certificate course, from May 9-27 at the ATLAS Institute, Room 113.

The course is an introduction to digital media production that is designed to teach practical technological skills to people from any industry or discipline. The course and certificate is offered through ATLAS and CU's Continuing Education program.

For more information, click here

"Three Vignettes of Job"

Anthony Green, a graduate student at CU’s College of Music, presents "Three Vignettes of Job," a multimedia production based on the Book of Job that includes live music, dance, theater and film, at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, April 2, in the ATLAS Black Box. To reserve tickets for this free performance, click here.
(Note: The performance contains nudity and is not appropriate for children.)

ATLAS information available on several social networks

Several ATLAS social networking sites are accessible through links at the ATLAS Web site, which is located here, or by clicking on the icons below:
A Facebook page highlighting ATLAS events and student projects. Click on the icon to visit ATLAS on Facebook. Click on the "Like" icon on the Facebook page to stay in touch with ATLAS through Facebook.
A blog, written by ATLAS staff members, about ATLAS, its programs and technologies of interest. Click on the icon and follow ATLAS on blogger.
Twitter, which is highlighting ATLAS events, news and the creative works of ATLAS students. Click on the icon and follow ATLAS on Twitter.
YouTube, which features video of student projects and Center for Media, Arts and Performance events. Click on the icon and subscribe to the ATLAS YouTube channel.
Flickr, featuring photos of ATLAS events, people and projects. Click on the icon and comment on ATLAS photos.

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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
- Boulder Digital Works
- 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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