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News & Events

3/13-10/17/2017 CCV Workshops Spring 2017
2/22/17 Drawing life at its start, cell by cell article Hyacinth Empinado in STAT

February 2017 Sketching the Beginnings of Life, One Cell at a Time reprint in Scientific American including a video

2/10/17 Earth’s orbital variations and sea ice synch glacial periods, article by Kevin Stacey in News from Brown
1/20/17 How We Move, article in Brown Alumni Magazine Jan/Feb 2017 by Louise Sloan and David Orenstein
video
11/30/16 Brown’s influential biomechanics X-ray technology grows ever more powerful
article by David Orenstein in News from Brown
11/17/16 RIVR (Rhode Island Virtual Reality) Meetup at CCV's YURT
RIVR Meetup page
9/26-10/17/2016 CCV Workshops 2016
9/20/16 Validation of XMALab software for marker-based XROMM paper by CCV staff member Ben Knörlein et al. (including Prof. Beth Brainerd) in the Journal of Experimental Biology.
9/2/16 Graduate Resource Fair Sayles Hall
8/21/16 Inside Brown's Virtual Reality 'cave' article by Channing Gray in the Providence Journal
video

8/5/16 Brown CIS Summer interns create 3D virtual paintings & sculptures in the CCV YURT.

7/18/16 Brown University scientist Rick Gaitskell seeks to illuminate dark matter article by G. Wayne Miller for The Providence Journal July 18, 2016.

7/6/16 Astrophysicist Rick Gaitskell discusses his long quest to detect the elusive dark matter video by G. Wayne Miller for The Providence Journal July 6, 2016.

6/20/16 Achieving Virtual Reality through the YURT article in the eCURRENT Summer 2016, pp. 10-13.

6/8/16
Brown University Names Adam Blumenthal Virtual Reality Artist-in-Residence
article in CuriousSense.com June 8, 2016

5/20/16 The Next Frontier by Phoebe Hall for Brown Medicine Spring 2016

5/17/16 Challenges to Virtual Reality CCV hosted Special Interest Group at Internet2 Meetings in Chicago

5/12/16 Undergrad Charts Own Path in Scientific Quest by Amy Dunkle for RI NSF EPSCoR

4/14/16 Rhode Island EPSCoR Research Symposium

4/8/16 National Science Foundation director visits Brown by Kevin Stacey in News from Brown

4/8/16 Virtual Reality in the Brown University YURT by Tom Sgouros at NVIDIA GTC

2/1/16 Computer Vision Cracks Leaf Code co-authored by Thomas Serre in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences

12/18/15 A 3D World Illuminates by Jenny Currier in Motif Magazine

12/14/15 World’s most sensitive dark matter detector gets better: New Results from LUX by Kevin Stacey in News from Brown

12/3/15 Virtual reality room facilitates new research by Jackson Chaiken in The Brown Daily Herald

12/1/15 Brown’s new VR display aids scientific, artistic exploration by Kevin Stacey in News from Brown

11/15 Brown in the Third Dimension by Claire Flanagan in East Side Monthly
11/19/15 3D Slicer Workshop at Brown Faculty: Sonia Pujol, Ph.D., Instructor of Radiology at Harvard Medical School, and research scientist at the Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston.
10/16/15 "4850 Feet Below: The Hunt for Dark Matter" Luke Groskin documentary in Science Friday featuring Physicist Richard Gaitskell
10/14/15 "Phylogenomic Analyses Support Traditional Relationships within Cnidaria," article published by Casey Dunn Lab providing "a historical framework for studying the evolutionary processes involved in one of the most ancient animal radiations."
9/22/15 AASTU Delegation from Addis Ababa visits CCV
9/15/15 CCV Workshops Fall 2015
9/4/15 Graduate Student Resource Fair, Sayles Hall
9/1/15 "Motion studies: See how they run" article/video in Nature featuring Elizabeth Brainerd
8/23/15 "Elements" Radiolab podcast featuring Rick Gaitskell on Dark Matter
8/13/15 "Light show lures prey" item in Research Highlights in Nature featuring Casey Dunn
8/12/15 "XROMM puts biomechanics on the fast track" article/video in Science Nation by the National Science Foundation
8/6/15 CCV Workshop at URI
7/28/15 "Behold! A new record for the world's highest melting point" article in the Washington Post
7/27/15 "Researchers predict material with record-setting melting point" article by Kevin Stacey in News from Brown
6/19/15 "Brown University unveils 3D virtual-reality room" article in the Boston Globe
6/17/15 Providence Geeks hold their monthly meeting at the CCV and experience the YURT
5/20-21/15 Visualization and Creativity in Immersive 3D Environments -- from Cave to YURT
5/15/15 "Crunch Time" article in the The Current highlighting the CCV, pp. 22-23.

5/4-5/15 XSEDE Opportunities: Parallel Computing on Stampede

4/29/15 Internet2 Collaboration Special Interest Group Wiki

4/14/15 Dell Presentation: HPC Offerings by Dell reps in the CCV at 180 George St.