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EAE Lands on Gizmodo’s Degrees of the Future 2022 List of Top Game Design Programs

November 16, 2022 From Gizmodo: In the 1950s, a visionary college student might have pursued a degree in computer science, and helped create our modern digital world. In the 1990s, that same student might have studied biotechnology, and developed genetic engineering techniques that are solving today’s health crises. But what and where should a forward-thinking […]


Newsweek Profiles EAE as Leading Game School

November 16, 2022 Newsweek’s Educational Insight Team recently highlighted gaming and interactive media as potential careers for students.  According to Newsweek’s team, careers in game development support creativity, imagination, leadership, and a passion for the creation of virtual game worlds.  The article features EAE as one of the leading games and interactive media schools.  You […]


Programming & Tech Art Fireside Chat with Santa Monica Studio

Monday (11/21/22) @ 11am MT Join this casual session hosted by the SMS programming managers and Amy Christianto (Recruiting Specialist) to learn more about what we look for in applications – the hard skills on your resume and the personality in your cover letter. We’ll leave plenty of time for questions! Join on Zoom! Password: […]


Divide and Conquer: Game Engines and the Division of Labor

December 1st, 5-6pm Bldg 72, Lecture Space 103 This talk offers both a design and labor history of the first graphical game engine, Sierra On-Line’s Adventure Game Interpreter (AGI), which became the backbone of Sierra’s game development process beginning in the early-to-mid 1980s. Through detailed analysis of Sierra’s games , as well as bureaucratic and […]


Save the Date: EAE Play 2022

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 Reels from The Gapp Lab, our Machinima, Traditional Game Dev, Alternative Game Dev and Intro to Game Design classes Featured EAE Alumni […]


The Future Fun Experience of Esports

October 20, 2022, 5-6pm Lecture Space 103, Bldg 72 Esports are big business and business wants you watching esports at in-person venues. However, it’s hard to beat the experience of watching Twitch from the comfort of your own couch (probably without pants) so how do we design the future experience of esports to be sustainable […]


Game Careers Workshops

Do you want to know how to make your resume shine? Do you want a portfolio to show off your awesome stuff but don’t know where to start? Do you have questions about the ins and outs of internships and the game industry in general? If you answered yes to any of the above, then […]


Truth Necessity and Contingency: The Rhetoric of Historical Games

October 6th, 2022 | 5-6pm Bldg 72, Lecture Space 103 Description: How do we square notions of veracity in the design of games which depict a past with their nature as systems of counter-fact? And how does our framing of the past inform our stance toward the present and future? Bio: Dr William Huber is […]


Careers in Games Fireside Chat

Monday, Oct 3rd, 11-12pm MT Do you have questions around careers in gaming? Do you want to learn more about taking your experience and telling a compelling story on your resume? Do you have questions around imposter syndrome and tips to overcome it? Or, are you curious on how you can best stand out on […]


EAE Presents: RealTime Rendering Summit(Feat. Epic & SideFX)

Summit Friday, Sept 23rd @ 1pm-5pm & Saturday, Sept 24th @ 10am-5pm | FMAB Auditorium Located on the campus of the University of Utah, this event will be a summit of industry and academia from around the state of Utah and beyond. The 2 day “in-person” event will be September 23rd and 24th and consist […]