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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. Thursday Oct 8th | 4pm MT Hosted Via WebEx Click for more info. Date and Time TBA Friday Oct 16th | 10am MT Hosted Via WebEx […]

Resume Real Talk with Epic Games

Friday, Sept 25th | 11am MT Resume Real Talk featuring: Julie Ghata, University Relations Lead Carly Craster, University Recruiter Rodolfo Higa, University Recruiting Coordinator

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.


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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.”

Professor Jose Zagal Named HEVGA Fellow

On July 16, 2020, the Higher Education Video Game Alliance (HEVGA) inducted Entertainment Arts and Engineering professor José Zagal into the ranks of the prestigious HEVGA Fellows. Zagal joins a list of distinguished fellows that includes EAE Associate Professor Roger Altizer and EAE Director Michael Young. Established in 2017, HEVGA’s Fellows Program recognizes senior scholars […]

To the EAE Community on the Killings of Black People

To the EAE Community. Racism is a powerful expression of hate and bigotry. The recent killing of George Floyd — and before him, Ahmaud Arbery, Breonna Taylor and many other black and brown people — have prompted people across the country and around the world to stand this week in sorrow and anger against institutional […]