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    5 Reasons to Be a Conference Ambassador at Black Hat

    Posted on Aug 15, 2018 4:07:37 PM by Jeremy Bunce in black hat, in Cyber Security, in black hat usa, in professional networking, in cyber security degree, in cyber security internship

    Black Hat is one of the biggest information security events in the world. For the past 20 years, the world's leading cyber security researchers, practitioners, executives, venders, job seekers and students come together for a series of super informative briefings, trainings and networking events/

    UAT has an exclusive arrangement with the Black Hat conference ambassador program. There are many reasons cyber security students should capitalize on this amazing opportunity.

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    Thr3e Times the Storytelling Innovation

    Posted on Jul 27, 2018 12:55:28 PM by Fab Com in film degree, in independent short films, in digital video degree, in videography

    You're witness to a shot being filmed during the making of Thr3e, an innovative film concept with three different story segments. Depending on which segment you chose—film noir, action or horror—the story differs along with the view experience. Segments are filmed in such a manner that they intersect with one another to entice viewers to enter the other story realms.

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    Do Robots Have Souls?

    Posted on Jul 19, 2018 5:26:19 PM by Chandler in artificial intelligence, in artificial life, in machine learning

    Robotics and artificial intelligence are rapidly emerging fields. From bomb disposal to manufacturing gigs to hamburger flipping and brick laying, robots are doing jobs more efficiently and accurately than humans. Today’s robots have come a long way in terms of processing power, which has led to advances in how similar they are to humans. This begs the question: Is a robot with Artificial Intelligence (AI) capable of having a soul? This may seem like a far off question, but we might be closer to answering it than we think.

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    Arizona BLOCKATHON Invitational at UAT

    Posted on Jul 18, 2018 12:25:24 PM by Jeremy Bunce in cryptocurrency, in hackathon, in crowdfunding, in cybersecurity, in cyber security internship, in initial coin offering, in blockchain

    Do you want to learn about cryptocurrency innovations, equity crowdfunding and Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs)? Rep. Jeff Weninger, KryptoPal Co-Founder Jaycen Horton, Dessert Blockchain members and other blockchain influencers for the Arizona BLOCKATHON Invitational right here at UAT on Saturday, July 28, 2018.

    Image: KryptoPal

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    eSports at UAT

    Posted on Jul 18, 2018 10:01:08 AM by Kevin Albregard

    My favorite part of online games is the competition. Whether participating in high-level tournaments or competing at local game shops, people try their hardest to win a game regardless of the reward. Here at UAT, we have an eSports club where we play Overwatch at collegiate competitions for scholarship money.

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    One Awesome Math Teacher

    Posted on Jul 13, 2018 1:02:54 PM by Michelle Cruz

    Everyone has a favorite teacher. A lot of UAT students share the same one. She is kind and patient, and she loves math. You guessed it; it’s Heather Peters!

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    Heather Peters was born in Iowa, but she moved to Chandler, Arizona when she was very little, and grew up there. She has an older brother and a TWIN sister.

    Heather has always wanted to be a teacher. When she played school with her sister growing up, she would be the teacher and her sister was the student. Heather got her bachelor's degree in secondary education with an emphasis in mathematics at Arizona State University. She also got her master's degree in education at Northern Arizona University. She started teaching when she was 22 years old. She spent 11 years teaching math in high school. She also went to China and taught English there for a year. She came to UAT and has been here ever since. In total, she has been teaching for 14 years. Now, she is working on an additional certificate in math.

    I asked heather how she teaches math in a tech environment. She said she teaches with concepts related to students’ majors or interests such as video games. She also utilizes also the computer labs and asks other teachers what concepts and methods they use in their classes to spark curiosity and engage students. But mostly she says she learns from her students.

    I asked her what was the best thing about teaching math. She said the best thing is when someone finally figures out the answer to a problem. “It’s like a lightbulb goes off,” she said.

    I also asked her why she wanted to be a math teacher. At first, she wanted to study accounting, but then she took some math classes in college and loved them! 

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    Heather is an awesome teacher and human being. Even if you hate math, you will love her class! You will have fun, and learn a lot! I know I did. 

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    Unlocking the Power of Games

    Posted on Jul 13, 2018 9:32:03 AM by Fab Com

    Games allow players to explore strange worlds and live out dreams. At least, that's the concept behind the third-person, single-player adventure game known as Morpheus. Players control a shape-shifting character through a surreal landscape which challenges conventional ideas of reality.

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    Lights, Camera, Action: UAT Students Create Award-Winning Short Film

    Posted on Jul 3, 2018 10:36:43 AM by Fab Com in Digital Video, in short film, in independent short films, in digital video production, in digital video degree

    One of the leading technical colleges in America is proudly going a little bit Hollywood. Three University of Advancing Technology Digital Video alumni—Killian Davies, Robert San Pedro and Patrick Kebert—used their skills learned at to create an award-winning military-themed short film, Instinct.

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    A Recipe for a Real-world Solution

    Posted on Jul 3, 2018 10:25:24 AM by Fab Com in Student Innovation Project, in innovation, in mobile app, in mobile app development

    Finding a restaurant—and avoiding the allergy-sensitive food options that restaurants provide—is a challenge for UAT alumnus Kyle Tommet. That is why he created a prototype for the Food Meister app when he was a student. Tommet, who has a passion for food and technology (he holds degrees in both Culinary Arts and Advancing Computer Science here at UAT), came up with a real solution to a real-world problem: food allergies.

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    Solar Sailing: How UAT Students Use the Sun to Power Innovation

    Posted on Jul 3, 2018 10:10:46 AM by Fab Com in Student Innovation Project, in business technology, in innovation, in solar energy, in degree in business technology

    The University of Advanced Technology—one of the most innovative information technology / cyber security degrees colleges in the country—can give a wave of the cap to the earth through a new, solar-powered hat developed by two UAT students.

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