News & Events


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 Positions in EAE

We’re Hiring! Two Open Faculty Positions in EAE!   EAE currently has two open faculty positions, one a career-line (teaching) faculty opening and the other a tenure-track joint position held between EAE and the College of Humanities.  For details of each, please see: EAE’s teaching faculty position EAE’s tenure-line faculty position joint with the College […]

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.

Save the Date: EAE Play 2020

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Come and view our giant play testing 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 […]

Career FUNdamentals

Nov 19th 2020 | 10:30am mt Join Amy Christianto, Recruiting Coordinator at Santa Monica Studio, as she discusses a number of fundamental skills that every student needs to excel in the job application and interview process. An extensive Q&A will follow the presentation. For questions and more info about this event please email adam.hunter@eae.utah.edu

SMS X EAE: Design

Click here to learn about other upcoming SMS X EAE lectures.

World of Warcraft Art Presentation

Nov 17th 2020 | 1pm mtJeff Parrott, Senior Art Manager for the World of Warcraft team will be the presenter. He may also bring an additional speaker depending on the availability of his team.Please join us as we chat with an artist on the World of Warcraft Team from Blizzard Entertainment! Tune in to learn more about […]