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Warren Spector named director of Denius-Sams Gaming Academy

The University of Texas at Austin has tapped the industry vet to lead the program, which offers advanced game development training

By James Brightman

Extra Life fundraising total hits $3.8m

Charity gaming marathon breaks records despite DDoS attack

By Rachel Weber

Sparking a generation of game designers

Project Spark's Soren Hannibal says the industry is at risk of losing out on software engineers if it can't make learning to code easier

By Brendan Sinclair

Epic's Gamble to lecture at Staffordshire University

Will speak about "how to succeed in what is a fast-changing and ultra-competitive environment"

By Rachel Weber

Sumo Digital founder awarded honorary doctorate

James North-Hearn recognised by Sheffield Hallam University

By Rachel Weber

Making the case for design school

New York Film Academy's Chris Swain explains the value of a degree and why designers should learn a bit of everything

By Brendan Sinclair

GI Fair schedule featuring Rare, Ubisoft and BAFTA now live

Event at Eurogamer Expo offering advice for students and grads looking for jobs in games

By Matt Martin

UC Santa Cruz hires Brenda, John Romero to run gaming program

Loot Drop designers named program director, creative director for school's new master's degree track

By Brendan Sinclair

G.I.R.L. Scholarship winner announced

Esther Wu is the sixth winner of SOE's student artist competition

By Rachel Weber

SCEE funding Gamer Camp scholarships

Scholarships will be awarded by Evolution Studios

By Rachel Weber

Serious games stigmatized in and out of the industry, says Schell

Serious Play Conference keynoter Jesse Schell says games that change are the fastest growing part of the industry, but run into perception problems

By Brendan Sinclair

Triple A Grade Curve: Professor Richard Lemarchand

The ex-Naughty Dog lead on art, learning and his new game

By Dan Pearson

Spector and Sams launch Denius-Sams Gaming Academy

Epic Mickey creator and Blizzard veteran will teach at new programme

By Rachel Weber

Game Republic names judges for sixth annual Student Showcase

Sumo Digital, Revolution Software, Just Add Water and Four Door Lemon to judge north England talent showcase

By Matthew Handrahan

Zynga.org to invest $1 million in educational game devs

Zynga's non-profit off-shoot to partner with NewSchools on learning game accelerator

By Matthew Handrahan

Xbox veterans create USC fund to support student gaming innovation

Industry veterans look to improve student initiative in interactive media

By Mike Williams

AIAS opens 2013 Into the Pixel and scholarship submissions

The AIAS wants to give some deserving people honor or money this year

By Mike Williams

The Royal Society seeks devs for game jam

Wants five teams to turn Summer Science Exhibition exhibits into games

By Rachel Weber

US Department of State releases educational game

Trace Effects designed to improve language skills and knowledge of American culture

By Rachel Weber

Applications open for Criterion Student Open Day

Free event includes competition to build a game prototype

By Rachel Weber

Princeton Review names Utah, USC top game design schools

Salt Lake City and Los Angeles outfits designated best undergrad and graduate programs, respectively

By Brendan Sinclair

Zynga co-founder supports educational startup

Sokikom sees $2m in funding from US government and angel investors

By Rachel Weber

SOE's G.I.R.L. Scholarship now accepting submissions

Offers students the chance to win $10,000 in educational expenses

By Rachel Weber

Obama: Games can make education relevant for young people

US president believes interest in games could lead to interest in maths and science

By Matthew Handrahan

Biggest year ever for Search for a Star

Student recognition contest receives over 100 entrants

By Dan Pearson

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