In a move aimed to support the need for creative professionals in the business, nonprofit and government worlds, College of Fine Arts has created the School of Design and Creative Technologies. The new school will be led by design industry thought leader Doreen Lorenzo and will focus on educating students for creative professions in heavy demand across a wide range of industries.
Center for Arts and Entertainment Technologies Director Bruce Pennycook was named the 2017 recipient of the Cale McDowell Award for Innovation in Undergraduate Studies for his leadership, design and creativity in undergraduate programming.
New technology available in The Foundry is sparking creativity and expanding opportunity.
New Degree Options in UT’s College of Fine Arts Designed to Prepare Students for Jobs in Creative Economy
The College of Fine Arts at The University of Texas at Austin is adding two new undergraduate degrees: a new Bachelor of Science in Arts and Entertainment Technologies and a Bachelor of Arts in Design.
The Hearst Foundations have awarded a $200,000 grant to the Center for Arts and Entertainment Technologies in the College of Fine Arts and the Fine Arts Library at The University of Texas at Austin to help create a common makerspace — called the Foundry — where students can create 3-D objects, videos, apps and other creative projects in the digital arts.