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BYU Back to E3 with Nokbak

BYU Back to E3 with Nokbak

They spent a year brainstorming, creating, designing and revising (and revising and revising), and last week, a team of BYU students took their capstone-project video game to the industry’s largest showcase: the Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3).

Another Student Emmy Nom — This Time with Accompanying Wedding Bells

Another Student Emmy Nom — This Time with Accompanying Wedding Bells

Taijitu, the latest BYU animation film to be nominated for a College Television Award (widely referred to as a student Emmy), is primarily a coming-of-age story. A young boy, chosen for an important responsibility that he finds frightening and overwhelming, “needs to realize that there is beauty in growing up and beauty in experiencing new things,” said Emma Gillette, the film’s art director and a recent BYU grad.

Modern Tech Meets Ancient Text

Modern Tech Meets Ancient Text

Computer programs interpret languages like HTML, XML, Java, PHP with no problem. But ancient handwritten text? BYU professor Bill Barrett and his team of undergraduate and graduate students are determined to create a program that will do just that—and to a large degree, they already have.