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Ran Hinrichs' students dove deep into virtual reality.

This week at the iSchool

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Ran Hinrichs’ Informatics students and TA took on an unusual challenge in virtual reality: simulating the experience of traveling in an underwater submersible. As we wrote in a new story on the iSchool website, the client, OceanGate of Everett, was amazed by the results.

TASCHA posted an update on its mobile information literacy efforts in Myanmar, finding that results so far have exceeded expectations.

Recent MLIS graduate Emily Thompson got a chance to tour the Jewish libraries of Los Angeles, thanks to a Jewish Studies grant. She wrote about her experiences for the Stroum Center’s website.

The spotlight continues to shine on “Calling Bullshit,” a course proposed by the iSchool’s Jevin West and Biology’s Carl Bergstrom. The latest coverage includes UPI and Fast Company.

Mount Rainier National Park is rolling out a new reservation system, created with an assist from the iSchool. The site is based on a prototype created by Informatics students last year.

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