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ABC4 story: Creating the future

“SALT LAKE CITY (ABC4) – Video games have always had a deep connection to the state of Utah, and from the looks of things at programs like those found at the University of Utah, that won’t be slowing down anytime soon.” Read the full Article here!

EAE is #1

The U’s Entertainment Arts & Engineering program, under the College of Engineering, was ranked No. 1 in the list of Top Public Game Design Schools and Colleges in the U.S. for 2021, according to the newest rankings from Animation Career Review released March 3. Read the full CoE Article here!

Gaymer Night 2021

2nd Annual Gaymer Night Hosted by EAE/ LGBTQ Center Monday 29 March 2021 7PM-9PM MST Join us for a completely VIRTUAL Gaymer Night to celebrate Pride Week at the University of Utah Monday, March 29th 2021. Just like the in person event last year we will have a keynote speech, music, games, and more! Everyone […]

The Gapp Lab Featured in University of Utah Magazine

University of Utah Magazine had a special feature on the future of videogames in the developing games for health! Learn about The Gapp Lab and how it’s work is influencing new technology in medical and mental health fields! SEE THE FULL STORY!

The Art Exhibit at ICIDS 2019 Art Book

Created by Ryan Bown and Brian Salisbury, The Art Exhibit at ICIDS 2019 (International Conference on Interactive Digital Storytelling) is a celebration of artworks relevant to the field of interactive storytelling through the curated theme: “The Expression of Emotion in Humans and Technology.” This exhibit features work from 13 Digital Storytellers. Three certificates of excellence […]

EAE Play 2020 Recap

The stream from Dec. 4th 2020 showed off over 30 student made games and other content! Watch the full twitch stream here:  To see more details on the games that were shown Visit this page! Story from COE Click Here!

Roger Altizer on Cool Science Radio

Professor Roger Altizer discusses the Entertainment Arts and Engineering program with John Wells and Lynn Ware Peek this morning on Cool Science Radio.

Slug Magazine: THERAPEUTIC GAMES AND APPS LAB: CRAFT LAKE CITY DIY ENGINEERS

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Utahns making app to help kids with cancer log their symptoms

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The Gapp Lab is developing a video game to ease depression in older adults

The University of Utah’s Gapp Lab has been featured in an article by The Salt Lake Tribune. The article discusses the Therapeutic Games and Apps lab’s work in therapeutic games and the landmark decision by the FDA for “allowing a video game to be marketed as a treatment for the first time.”