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2011-04-26 09:47:00

PITTSBURGH, April 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Carnegie Mellon University's Entertainment Technology Center (ETC) will present its Randy Pausch Prize to Will Wright, the gaming industry legend who created The Sims(TM), Spore(TM) and other breakthrough video games, in recognition of his success in mixing artistry with technology. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20020422/CMULOGO ) Wright will receive the Pausch Prize, named for the late co-founder of the ETC and famed author of "The...

2010-11-29 14:44:00

PITTSBURGH, Nov. 29, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- The Pittsburgh Technology Council, Idea Foundry, the Pittsburgh Film Office and Carnegie Mellon Who: University's Entertainment Technology Center Pittsburgh Entertainment Technology (PET) Project What: launch Carnegie Mellon University Entertainment Where: Technology Center...

2010-11-17 07:00:00

Randy Pausch and Mark Beaumont Scholarship Programs Help Video Game Students Achieve Educational Goals CALABASAS, Calif., Nov. 17, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Academy of Interactive Arts & Sciences (AIAS), the professional video games organization advancing the awareness of the artistic value of its interactive entertainment community, has named the winners for its annual scholarship programs. Four recipients - Stephen Campbell (Lebanon Valley College), Grant Kao (The...

2009-10-27 09:39:00

PITTSBURGH, Oct. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- A 230-foot-long pedestrian bridge spanning a hollow between the new Gates Center for Computer Science and the Purnell Center for the Arts on the Carnegie Mellon University campus will be dedicated at 7:30 p.m., Friday, Oct. 30, in memory of Randy Pausch, professor of computer science, human-computer interaction and design, and author of the bestselling book "The Last Lecture." The ribbon-cutting and bridge-lighting ceremony will be held in front of the...

2009-09-14 14:01:00

MILFORD, Conn., Sept. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- The 3D Entertainment Summit(TM) in association with Variety, co-produced by Bob Dowling and Unicomm, LLC, and presented by The Entertainment Technology Center (ETC) @USC announced today its full speaker list for the 2009 event which will be held at the Hilton Los Angeles in Universal City September 16 and 17. The two-day conference will focus on all aspects of 3D business from the theatre to the home. Virtually all 3D films, consumer technologies...

2009-08-20 17:25:00

MILFORD, Conn., Aug. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- The 3D Entertainment Summit in association with Variety, co-produced by Bob Dowling and Unicomm LLC, and presented by The Entertainment Technology Center (ETC) has announced the conference program and topics for the 2009 event which will be held at the Hilton Los Angeles in Universal City September 16 and 17. This year's combination of featured keynotes, dynamic panel discussions, one-one-one interviews and exhibits will focus on a multitude of...

2009-03-31 07:00:00

Academy of Interactive Arts & Sciences Seeking Next-Generation of Video Gaming Geniuses CALABASAS, Calif., March 31 /PRNewswire/ -- The Academy of Interactive Arts & Sciences (AIAS) has announced the call for submissions for the 2009 Dr. Randy Pausch Scholarship Fund, established to support students in pursuit of careers in game design, development and production. The AIAS will award four $2,500 scholarships to students attending accredited universities. The scholarship fund honors...


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