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ETC Game Guided by Global Goals

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This article originally appeared on the CMU new site: https://www.cmu.edu/news/stories/archives/2022/april/global-goals-game.html April 20, 2022 By Michael Henninger Welcome to Shapetopia, a virtual city conceived by six Carnegie Mellon University students. As the new mayor(s) of this city within a video game, players will partake in policy decisions — limited only by their resources — to discover how… Read more »

CMU Projects Sleuth Secret Printers, Teach Shakespeare in VR

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This article was featured on CMU’s news site and written by Stefanie Johndrow and was edited for the ETC site. Original article: https://www.cmu.edu/news/stories/archives/2022/april/humanities-grants.html?fbclid=IwAR2Lm8L2BhF3aXlDcX6Ah5H5v3hfR30pUrsq9njoNI5vT3rrszquiq8MHYU “The number one way to understand Shakespeare is to attend a live performance. It is really essential to try to get students outside of the classroom and get the real feel,” Wittek… Read more »

Rethink the Rink Make A Thon

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Rethink The Rink is a week-long make-a-thon where CMU students work on innovations to make the game of hockey safer without changing the game.  The make-a-thon has inspired innovations for the dashboards and helmets used in the game of hockey. These are innovations that get implemented firsthand by the Pittsburgh Penguins.  For this year, the focus was on… Read more »

Rising to the Challenge

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March 14, 2022 CMU launches program to recognize recent alumni making transformational impacts By Amanda S.F. Hartle (this article originally appeared on the CMU alumni site: https://www.cmu.edu/engage/about-us/news/alumni/tartansontherise2022.html) Meet the 2022 Tartans on the Rise: Doug Bernstein (ENG 2012), Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer, PECA Labs Asi Burak (CMU 2006), Chief Business Officer, Tilting Point; Chairman,… Read more »

ETC Project Creates Immersive Art Therapy Space in VR

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The app provides new ways to connect during times of isolation This article is copied from the CMU news site: https://www.cmu.edu/news/stories/archives/2022/january/etc-impression.html By Megan Harris In most art therapy sessions, the clinician offers a client art supplies and a prompt to respond to. The in-person experience is limited to location, available craft materials and the arrangement… Read more »

ETC App To Augment the Reality of Pittsburgh’s Steel Past

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ETC students and faculty and members of Rivers of Steel test the students’ app at a former blast furnace. The app helps illustrate the chemical reactions that change ore to steel. This article was published on the CMU news site: https://www.cmu.edu/news/stories/archives/2022/january/etc-augments-reality-of-steel-history.html By Ann Lyon Ritchie & Heidi Opdyke The Molten Corps Team

Play a video game, learn cybersecurity skills

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Daniel Tkacik, from the CyLab Website Cybersecurity meets steampunk In order to form a more (cybersecure) union… Congratulations on a job well done to the 404 Productions team: Lewis Koh– Producer Josh Li – Co-Producer/Designer Tianying Lyu – UI/UX Designer – Artist Jeesub Lee – Programmer Oscar Huang – Programmer

WanderMath App available

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During the fall semester the WanderMath team created an Augmented Reality experience, inspired by Math Walks, to help 4th and 5th graders engage in open-ended math adventures.  The team has placed the free app on the Apple App Store and Google Play for everyone to play.

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