Carnegie Mellon University


Integrative Design, Arts, and Technology

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November 17, 2020

IDeATe Course Info Session + Student Roundtable with Louis Gomez

IDeATe Course Info Session

Interested in taking an IDeATe course in the spring but have a few questions? Join us on Monday, November 23 at 4 pm for a Spring 2021 IDeATe Course Info Session. Staff and faculty will be on hand to go over the offerings for next semester and answer student questions.
Zoom link
Meeting ID: 925 1168 9752
Passcode: 726305


Student Roundtable with Louis Gomez, Simon Initiative Distinguished Lecture

Please join Louis Gomez, this year's Simon Initiative Distinguished Lecture, for a student roundtable discussion this Thursday, November 19, 2:30-3:30 pm.
Gomez is a professor of education and information studies at UCLA and a senior fellow at the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching. His research and design efforts are aimed at helping to support community formation in schools and other orgranizations so that they can collaboratively create new approaches to teaching, learning, and assessment. Read more about Dr. Gomez at
Please RSVP by Wednesday, November 18th.

Student/Futures: Immersive Futures

Please join the School of Art for their first Student/Futures, a monthly career series highlighting professions across creative fields! Learn more about potential career paths and build connections in industries where you may want to work or intern. The first panel, this Friday, November 20 at 4:00 pm will cover VR/AR, virtual production, and immersive media design. The featured experts will be Jessica Brillhart, from the MxR Lab at the USC Institute for Creative Technologies; Joanna Popper from HP; Kay Meseberg from ARTE; and Timoni West from Unity Technologies. Registration required on Handshake.


Demosplash 2020

Are you interested in computer graphics, computer music, computer history, or video games? Join the Computer Club for Demosplash, its 10th annual computer art and vintage computing festival, streaming live online Friday, November 20, 5:00–10:30pm EST and Saturday, November 21, 2:00–10:00pm EST.  While we can't have our usual in-person event, we're still excited to bring you the best of the demoscene, featuring:

  • demos for platforms old and new screened LIVE on original hardware
  • tech talks about digital archaeology, the Apple II, and algorithmic music composition
  • demo submissions to our compos from around the world
  • …and lots of chiptune and retro games!

Check the full event schedule for details on one of North America's longest-running computer graphics demoparties. Learn more and find the stream at


ICYMI: Soft Tech: Open Hack Hours

Do you have ideas or projects you want to do, but don't know how?
Would you like to casually spend time with professors talking about ideas?
Are you curious about robotics and/or textiles and/or soft robotics?
Do you want to experiment with interesting materials and see what you might invent?
Come to our Open Hack Hours! 
Everyone is welcome to join Prof. Chris Atkenson (RI) and Prof. Olivia Robinson (IDeATe) for Open Hack Hours on Wednesday evenings 7-9pm on Zoom.  
Password: KnockKnock


Soft Tech: Visiting Artist

Please join the Intro to Textile Media class in welcoming an upcoming guest speaker!
Rosa Sung Ji Chang 장성지 is a Korean-born visual artist, natural indigo dyer, and storyteller. She takes her inspirations from reincarnation, a cultural pillar in Korea, and her firm belief of pursuing a non-wasteful lifestyle. On Tuesday, December 1 at 1:30 pm, Rosa Sung Ji Chang will speak about traditional Korean indigo dye methods, her creative practice, and growing a community dye garden in Baltimore, MD.
All are welcome to the two events. RSVP is required. The visitors were supported in part by funding from the Frank-Ratchye Fund for Art @ the Frontier and the Steiner Invitation Series.