Case Western Reserve University achieves apparent global first with mixed-reality education during ongoing COVID-19 pandemic

The signature HaloAnatomy mixed-reality software for the Microsoft HoloLense kept 185 first-year medical students from coming to campus.

CLEVELAND — As the world pivoted to life at home amid the ongoing COVID-19 global pandemic, Case Western Reserve University’s School of Medicine found an innovative way to engage their students.

For the first time ever, an all-remote anatomy course was unveiled using the University’s signature HoloAnatomy mixed-reality software for the Microsoft HoloLense. This enabled 185 first-year medical students to take the course entirely from home. 

Data reflected in a survey of the students from the course show that an overwhelming majority of those students across the U.S. and Canada preferred the remote course and believe they can effectively learn anatomy via the mixed-reality application.

“This really does have global implications for how education is delivered,” said Interactive Commons’ Faculty Director and professor of radiology at Case Western Reserve University School of

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Cunningham throws for career-high 343 yards, Louisville posts 35-21 win over Western Kentucky –

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LOUISVILLE — Micale Cunningham passed for a career-high 343 yards and accounted for four touchdowns as Louisville cruised to a 35-21 win over Western Kentucky on Saturday night.

Cunningham completed 19 of 34 passes with touchdowns of 28, 2 and 70 yards to surpass his previous yardage best of 288 last season against Boston College. The junior quarterback also rushed for a 14-yard touchdown.

A fumbled punt snap on Louisville’s opening possession resulted in Gaej Walker’s 1-yard TD run for WKU. Louisville regrouped to score on four of its next five drives, with Cunningham finding tight end Ean Pfeifer with his first TD pass that tied the game at 7-7.

After Cunningham gave Louisville a 14-7 lead with his 14-yard scoring run, Javian Hawkins rushed for a 19-yard touchdown and Marshon Ford caught a scoring pass to make it 28-7.

Louisville running back Javian Hawkins (10) turns the

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