O’Donnell Arts and Technology Building to be Formally Dedicated
President David E. Daniel Welcomes Guests, Campus Community to Celebrate ATEC's New Home

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Today, the University of Texas at Dallas is formally dedicating its newest campus addition – the Edith O'Donnell Arts and Technology Building.

Members of the community and special guests are invited to join the campus in the celebration of the Arts and Technology (ATEC) program's new home. President David E. Daniel will lead a dedication ceremony at 11 a.m. today. Self-guided tours of labs and studios are available from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

The following is a collection of information and features related to the school, its faculty, students and research conducted inside the walls of the new building.

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Robert Xavier Rodriguez

Premiere of Rodríguez's Work to Celebrate New Building
At 8 p.m. Saturday, the world premiere of De Rerum Natura, an orchestral work by professor Robert Xavier Rodríguez (left), will celebrate the opening of the Edith O’Donnell Arts and Technology Building. The concert is free to students who present their Comet Cards at the box office on Saturday. Discounts are available to faculty, staff, alumni and retirees. General admission tickets are $10 for non-UT Dallas attendees. Tickets can be purchased in advance online or by calling (972) 883-2552. Garage parking will be available at Parking Structure One (PS1).

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Take Online Tour of Edith O'Donnell Building
Take a virtual tour of the new Edith O'Donnell Arts and Technology Building to see some of the key features of the building. Classroom space is designated for game design, sound design, visual arts, a motion capture lab, conference rooms, 2-D drawing and painting art studios, 3-D art studios, soundproof chambers, recording studio, and photo labs.

Also, opportunities are available to name a space in the new ATEC building, including classrooms, labs, exhibition spaces and studios, and conference rooms.

Photograph by Twyla Bloxham of the new Edith O'Donnell ATEC Building

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Media Contact: The Office of Media Relations, UT Dallas, (972) 883-2155, [email protected].