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HoloAnatomy Featured in EDUCAUSE Digital Review 2020

EDUCAUSE Review, a magazine that takes a broad look at current development and trends in technology to see how it relates to college and universities. This magazine dives into how the IT community works together with the higher education institutions to enhance their future. ‍ This issue of EDUCAUSE Review featured HoloAnatomy showing that the…

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Dance Department Collaborator With IC Honored With John S. Diekhoff Award

Karen Potter, Chair of the Department of Dance at CWRU was awarded The Diekhoff Award, which recognizes outstanding contributions to the education of graduate students through advising and classroom teaching. Potter collaborates with the IC on a variety of levels from dance performances to creating opportunities for dancers to learn anatomy and kinesiology through the…

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The IC’s Work on Remote HoloAnatomy Featured in Wall Street Journal

During the month of March, the IC facilitated the shipping of 185 HoloLenses to all first year med students at CWRU. Since March 24, 2020, all HoloAnatomy classes have been happening in our students’ homes located throughout North America. The IC’s work on this project was featured in the Wall Street Journal with Sue Workman, head…

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IC Hosts Global Senior Leaders of Canon

Roughly 20 global senior leaders of Cannon made a visit to Cleveland in late February 2020. During their trip to Cleveland, they made a stop at the IC to discuss both MRI research collaborations as well as experience the Microsoft HoloLens. This visit allowed guest from all over the world to see how CWRU is…

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Celebrating The Appointment Of Mark Griswold, PhD

Mark Griswold, PhD, Faculty Director at the Interactive Commons and Professor of Radiology was awarded The Pavey Family Designated Professor of Innovative Imaging-Revolutionizing the Worlds of Education and Medicine in February of 2020. CWRU President Barbra Snyder and Dean Pamela Davis of the School of Medicine recognize Griswold for his extensive research and technological advances…

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CWRU and IC HoloAnatomy® Partners Announced

CWRU announced that they will be partnering with five universities who have signed on to begin teaching with HoloAnatomy®. The University of Oxford, Northwestern University, California Health Sciences, Finger Lakes Community College and Texas Christian University have all jumped on board to utilize the hologram-based curriculum. CWRU’s The Daily. Read full article here.

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IC Travels to Las Vegas for Consumer Electronics Show 2020

An annual technologies trade show held in Las Vegas where businesses and innovators gather to introduce the next generation technologies and revolutions. Case Western Reserve University (CWRU) Interactive Commons Department (IC) attended this convention and presented HoloAnatomy. This app was created by the IC team using augmented reality technology to teach anatomy.

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Microsoft’s Educational Team Makes a Visit To The Interactive Commons

The IC hosted an exciting visit for a few members from the Microsoft Educational Team back in December of 2019. This visit allowed the IC to both catch up with our strategic partners and experience HoloAnatomy, but also give a glimpse into the progress for the future. During this visit, several departments within CWRU were…

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IC’s Director of Special Projects Gets Married

On November 30, 2019 the Director of Special Projects Karen (Opper), MFA and Jacob Rhoad got married at St. Christopher’s Church in Rocky River with a celebration that followed at the Historic Old Courthouse in Downtown Cleveland Ohio.

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