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  • Microsoft features Case Western Reserve’s signature software for anatomy education at two online events

    HoloAnatomy® mixed-reality curriculum highlighted in webinar and industry summit Case Western Reserve University’s HoloAnatomy® Software Suite will star this week in a pair of online events that Microsoft is hosting for colleges and universities: On Tuesday, Jan. 26, representatives from the university and Microsoft will present a webinar titled “A…
  • CWRU achieves global first in mixed-reality education during COVID-19 pandemic

    Student survey responses overwhelmingly support first remote-only HoloAnatomy course The developers of Case Western Reserve University’s signature HoloAnatomy mixed-reality software for the Microsoft HoloLens knew they were likely achieving a global first this spring as they quickly pivoted to the first-ever, all-remote anatomy course when the…
  • Medical student Ellen Kendall, Professor Mark Griswold discuss use of Microsoft HoloLens during remote learning

    Body of knowledge Slate: Ellen Kendall, a first-year medical student, spoke about how learning anatomy without cadavers, via Microsoft HoloLens and HoloAnatomy® Software, continued seamlessly when COVID-19 forced classes to meet remotely. Mark Griswold, a professor of radiology in the School of Medicine, said students usually don their headsets and…
  • CWRU’s School of Medicine showcases the benefits of augmented reality with HoloLens and HoloAnatomy

    3 ways Augmented Reality can have a positive impact on society World Economic Forum: Nearly 200 first-year students at the School of Medicine are using HoloLens and HoloAnatomy—an award-winning augmented reality app developed by the university and others—to learn from their own homes; the app allows access to the minutest details of the human anatomy…
  • Director Mark Griswold and first-year Kevin Zhai talk about anatomy class with HoloLens

    First-year medical students use new technology to explore human body during remote lessons Fox 8 News: Mark Griswold, a professor of radiology and Interactive Commons faculty director, and first-year medical student Kevin Zhai explain how 185 students now scattered across the U.S. and Canada are using the Microsoft HoloLens and the university’s…
  • HoloAnatomy goes remote, learning goes on during pandemic

    First-year medical students at Case Western Reserve now remotely using Microsoft HoloLens and HoloAnatomy® software from 185 locations in U.S. and Canada Remote learning at one of the nation’s premier research institutions and medical schools has taken on a new dimension. For the first time, instead of working together on campus, all 185…
  • University’s HoloAnatomy spreads to other campuses

    Case Western Reserve University announced today that Northwestern University and three other academic institutions have committed to using HoloAnatomy® software in the preparation of future health care providers, while the University of Oxford has signed a formal letter of intent to do the same. The news comes soon after university researchers…
  • CES 2020: Case Western Reserve set for seventh year in Vegas

    From password protection entrepreneur to an Alexa hackathon champion, teams sponsored by university and LaunchNet programs are ready to demo From “tricked-out” robots to augmented and virtual reality to sound-warping software, the entrepreneurial and inventive best from Case Western Reserve University students, faculty, alumni and partners will be on…
  • CIO, VP for University Technology Sue Workman’s EDUCAUSE Review article in top 10 most read of 2018

    An article written by Vice President for University Technology and Chief Information Officer Sue Workman was among the top 10 most-read EDUCAUSE Review articles of 2018. The article, titled “Mixed Reality: A Revolutionary Breakthrough in Teaching and Learning,” discussed the HoloAnatomy curriculum developed by CWRU, Cleveland Clinic and Microsoft…
  • CWRU storms CES 2019

    Case Western Reserve University to have a strong university presence at CES in Las Vegas, North America’s largest innovation and technology exhibition They’re creating more effective robotic exoskeletons and refining self-powered energy sensors. They’re pushing the envelope in the Internet of Things (IoT), medical technology, robotics, artificial…
  • CWRU’s Research ShowCASE 2017: largest presentation of university-based research yet

    More than 1,100 students, faculty and staff to demonstrate their research From biologically inspired robots to students’ start-up technology ventures, the depth and breadth of research being stimulated at Case Western Reserve University will be on full display in one location. Research ShowCASE 2017, a free public exhibit Friday, April 21, from 9…
  • 5 questions with… first-year medical student and HoloLens user Nikki Wise

    When CBS Sunday Morning aired last weekend, first-year medical student Nikki Wise wasn’t among the show’s approximately 6 million viewers. In fact, she did her best to avoid it. Back in October, a TV crew visited Case Western Reserve University to film medical students using Microsoft HoloLens headsets to enhance their education. Wise was among…
  • Watch highlights of CWRU innovators at CES

    From quickly spotting concussions on the field to changing how loved ones communicate across long distances, innovation from Case Western Reserve University students, faculty, staff and alumni was on display last week at CES. The international trade show in Las Vegas is where more than 170,000 people go to see the latest technology that will…
  • Case Western Reserve University showcases student and alumni startups with 10 booths at CES 2017

    Portable concussion screening, TV station in a box, a $200 3-D printer maker machine, augmented reality and more Case Western Reserve University will host 10 booths at CES 2017 with student, faculty and alumni founders. Their new or developing technologies include: a sideline test to keep an athlete with a mild concussion off the field…
  • HoloAnatomy app earns another top honor

    HoloAnatomy, the mixed-reality app that Case Western Reserve University and Cleveland Clinic introduced last spring, has won yet another accolade. It is one of 50 winners of a 2017 Digital Edge Award, a competition so fierce that the organization managing it actually doubled the number of recipients. Previous recipients include CVS Health, Arizona…
  • HoloAnatomy app tops Google, Sir David Attenborough to win international science media award

    It takes pretty terrific technology to top Google. And extraordinary images to outdo Sir David Attenborough. Case Western Reserve and Cleveland Clinic did both Wednesday, winning the immersive virtual reality and augmented reality category in the 2016 Jackson Hole Science Media Awards competition. HoloAnatomy, a demonstration app that allows people…
  • HoloLens app named finalist for international science media awards

      Just a few months after launching the first third-party app for Microsoft HoloLens, Case Western Reserve University and Cleveland Clinic are pointing to another unprecedented achievement—one that puts the two institutions amid some impressive company. HoloAnatomy, a demonstration app designed to highlight how mixed-reality technology can…
  • Students get hands-on with HoloLens app development

    When Microsoft gave Case Western Reserve University and Cleveland Clinic an early look at the technology company’s new HoloLens device in 2014, leaders of both institutions immediately saw enormous potential for teaching anatomy at their new joint Health Education Campus. But as select faculty and students learned more about the mixed-reality visor,…
  • CWRU, Cleveland Clinic release first third-party app for Microsoft HoloLens

    The first third-party app in the Microsoft HoloLens store comes not from a video game giant or 3D design leader, but instead a Cleveland-based university and hospital. HoloAnatomy goes beyond the on-stage demonstrations that hundreds of thousands watched in person and online during the last two years of Microsoft’s Build conferences for…