Villanova University’s virtual reality CAVE facility, which uses immersive video for telepresence applications, as well as computer-generated graphics for 3D visualization, officially opens on October 2. The CAVE (CAVE Automatic Virtual Environment), housed in Falvey Memorial Library, was funded by a $1.67 million National Science Foundation (NSF) grant. Its central campus location will allow the facility to be a university-wide resource, research tool and interactive classroom accessible to all Villanova students and faculty. read more
A $10 million gift from alumnus Terence (Terry) O’Toole ’80, and his wife, Paula (Polly), in 2013 established a program to provide a four-year Villanova University education for students from the Archdiocese of Newark. After naming the inaugural O’Toole Family Presidential Scholars in Sept. 2013, Villanova has now announced its second cohort of O’Toole Scholars. read more
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