Comcast Center for Media and Technology at CU Denver

Facebooktwittergoogle_plusredditpinterestlinkedinmailby featherOpening Celebration on March 2, 2017 at the new Comcast Center for Media and Technology at CU Denver, housed in the Tivoli Student Union.
Dr. Linda Overholser (CU Denver Anschutz Medical Campus) member of the College of Arts & Media Dean's Advisory Council with Chancellor Horrell
The Mobile Device Ensemble directed by Prof. Todd Reid
The Deans of the College of Arts & Media and College of Engineering and Applied Science
Leaders and staff members from Comcast celebrating the Comcast Center for Media and Technology

Forbes article by Cherie Hu: From Austin To Memphis: What It Takes To Build A Music-Tech City

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AUSTIN, TX - MARCH 19: (L-R) Jeremy Drury, Jon Hembrey, Darryl James, Simon Ward, David Ritter and Isabel Ritchie of The Strumbellas perform at the GQ Jam In The Van Artist House Hosted by Hormel Taco Meats during the South by Southwest Music Festival on March 19, 2016 in Austin, Texas. (Photo by Gary Miller/Getty Images for GQ Jam In The Van)
Forbes article mentions CU Denver "Building a solid music identity in the long term also requires tackling deeper socioeconomic problems. Many governments are encouraging ties between the music industry and educational institutions, including Nashville's major label-sponsored program Music Makes Us and COMS' collaboration with the University of Colorado Denver’s Department of Music Entertainment and Industry Studies. “When you overlay the problems of poverty and education, the arts are really going to struggle unless we foster deeper partnerships between arts organizations and universities,” says Gayle Rose, CEO of EVS Corporation and Chair of the Memphis Symphony Orchestra Board of Directors."

CAM students attend a2ru conference in Gainesville, FL

Facebooktwittergoogle_plusredditpinterestlinkedinmailby featherThe Alliance for the Arts in Research Universities (a2ru) Emerging Creatives Student Summitt brought together students who have an interest in the arts, crossing disciplinary boundaries, and developing collaborative projects. Each year, 100 undergraduate and graduate students attended the summit from a2ru partner universities across the country, along with 20 administrators, faculty, and staff. These summits have a strong project-based component with activities such as panel discussions with special guests, keynote speakers, site visits or field trips, performances and exhibitions, networking opportunities, and “bootcamp” or skill-building experiences built in throughout. The 2017 a2ru Student Summit was hosted by the University of Florida, February 8-11, 2017, in Gainesville, FL. This year’s theme was WATER: New Directions Through Arts and Science. No community on this planet is without it’s water-based challenges. Water-centric grand challenges are many, ranging from access and social justice issues in local and global contexts, to environmental degradation, to toxicological challenges, to saltwater incursion into freshwater, to sea level rise. Uniquely situated less than two hours from the Gulf Coast and from the Atlantic Ocean in an area known for its numerous freshwater springs, the University of Florida has great strength in local, regional, national, and international research and creative activity when it comes to these and other water-centric grand challenges. This summit will feature panels and working group leadership from distinguished professor in the life sciences and the arts at the University of Florida, as well as leading artists and water scholars from around the country.
Dean Lucinda Lavelli (of the University of Florida College of the Arts) and CU Denver Prof. Storm Gloor
CAM students Olivia Shaw, Nikolai Sumcad, Anna Lawrence, Jordan Leone,

Next Stage Collaborative will be featured tonight (Friday, Feb. 17th) on Rocky Mountain PBS

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Link to Next Stage Collaborative Feature

Exciting news--the Next Stage Collaborative will be featured tonight (Friday, Feb. 17th) on Rocky Mountain PBS at 8:30 pm Mountain Time. Comcast Channel 658 (HD) or online at‎ The program is called Arts District and they interviewed CAM student Brandon Vargas, Arts & Venues Deputy Director Ginger White Brunetti and others. Part of its uniqueness is the opportunity for people to stop by and interact with Virtual Reality, Augmented Reality and other forms of digital media. Chancellor Horrell's connections with Denver Arts & Venues made this space and initiative possible, and it is jointly sponsored/supported by CU Denver and the Denver Performing Arts Complex.