News & Events


Save the Date: EAE Launch 2021

Event Date: Wednesday, April 28

Come and view our giant launch party! Drop in on twitch and check out any of the following and more: Graduate student thesis games Undergraduate capstone projects First semester graduate student prototypes Games research projects from games for health Reels from our Machinima, Traditional Game Dev, Alternative Game Dev and Intro to Game Design classes […]

Speedrunning: How do you compete in a single player game?

Event Date: Wednesday, April 28

Speedrunning: How do you compete in a single player game? Featuring Kosmic, World Record Speedrunner. Friday March 26th – 10am MT Join Kosmic, one of the top Super Mario Bros speedrunners in the world, as he talks all about the world of video game speedrunning. A large portion of the presentation will be dedicated to […]

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!

SMS X EAE Series

Sony Santa Monica will be hosting 4 virtual presentations for 4 game development disciplines: Engineering, Art, Production, and Design. Join us for a talk and Q&A for each discipline. For more information or questions email adam.hunter@eae.utah.edu. Thursday Oct 8th | 4pm MT Hosted Via WebEx Click for more info. Thursday January 28th | 3pm MT […]

Open Faculty Position in EAE

We’re Hiring! One Faculty Position in EAE!   EAE currently has a open faculty position, a tenure-track joint position held between EAE and the College of Humanities.  For details, please see: EAE’s tenure-line faculty position joint with the College of Humanities EAE/College of Humanities Joint Tenure-Line Faculty Position The University of Utah’s College of Humanities […]

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!

GApp Lab Associate Director Works with Craft Lake City to Build Virtual World Holiday Market

  GApp Lab Associate Director and EAE Instructor Greg Bayles has led an effort to support Craft Lake City’s online activities by building virtual worlds where artists, craftspeople and makers can show their work.  Read more about their latest collaboration in this article from the Salt Lake Tribune.