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Faculty Member Eric Handman Honored for Digital Choreography Research

07 April 2017 Published in News and Announcements This past Fall, Eric Handman, Associate Professor and Director of the U’s Modern Dance MFA Program, received the 2016 Faculty Award for his excellence in research from the College of Fine Arts, as well as the Campus Incentive Seed Grant which allowed for his groundbreaking research in […]

U EAE Student Works to Bring out the Best in Gaming Culture

From The Daily Utah Chronicle March 24, 2016By Kylee Ehmann — Video games have a bit of a bad rap in modern society. They are often seen as time-wasters at best and dangerous motivators to violence at worst. Greg Bayles, a student in the Entertainment, Arts and Engineering (EAE) master’s program, is working to change […]


From UNews This month the Natural History Museum of Utah at the University of Utah will launch a new digital program called Research Quest that will give middle school students across the state of Utah the chance to explore some of the museum’s paleontology collections through in-depth, classroom-based investigations. After two years of prototyping the […]

It’s Game On for Air Quality

AN ACTION VIDEO GAME DEVELOPED AT THE UNIVERSITY OF UTAH HELPS STUDENTS THINK CRITICALLY ABOUT THE SCIENCE AND POLITICS OF AIR POLLUTION. Jan. 13, 2015 – It’s not all fun and games when Utah’s Wasatch Front has a bad air day thanks to pollution trapped by a weather inversion. But a new computer game developed […]

Can this Utah Health Plan Reel in 20-Somethings with a Gamified App?

From MobiHealthNews By Jonah Comstock November 11, 2014 03:11 pm Just in time for the start of open enrollment, a Utah health plan has devised a mobile app solution to the problem of convincing so-called “young invincibles” to sign up for health coverage: a gamified app they hope will educate users about the costs of […]

Health Care and Video Games, There’s an App for That

From Utah Policy  Written by Elenor Heyborne on 26 May 2014. The Princeton Review ranks the University of Utah’s Entertainment Arts and Engineering program (EAE) among the top five schools in the nation for both undergraduate and graduate programs. So, it is no surprise when the program turns out winning student teams of video game […]

Utah Non-profit Provides Grant Funding for Clean Air Groups

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