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Coverage for grant MD-263893-19

Courtroom 600: An Educational Virtual Reality Encounter with the History and Legacies of the Nuremberg Trials
Kenneth Thompson, University of Connecticut

Grant details:

Reviving Holocaust History with Virtual Reality (Media Coverage)
Author(s): Jessica McBride
Publication: UConn Today
Date: 1/9/2019
Abstract: UConn researchers are developing an immersive learning experience using virtual reality (VR) and game design to bring to life archival materials from the Nuremberg Trials.

NEH awards ve Connecticut projects more than $100,000 (Media Coverage)
Author(s): Susan Dunne
Publication: Hartford Courant
Date: 12/10/2018

UConn Revives History with Virual Reality (Media Coverage)
Author(s): Jessica McBride
Publication: The Jewish Advocate
Date: 1/18/2019

Grant Gives New Life To Nuremberg Trials Papers Housed At UConn (Media Coverage)
Author(s): Chris Dehnel
Publication: The Patch
Date: 1/10/2019

Digital technology offers new ways to teach lessons from the Holocaust (Media Coverage)
Author(s): Jennifer Rich
Publication: The Conversation
Date: 1/8/2019
Abstract: When it comes to understanding the horrors of the Holocaust – one of the key aims of International Holocaust Remembrance Day – most millennials are woefully lacking in knowledge. That much was laid bare in a 2018 study commissioned by the Claims Conference – an organization that supports survivors of the Holocaust.

Bringing History to Life Through Virtual Reality (Media Coverage)
Author(s): Jennifer Rich
Publication: The Chronicle
Date: 1/24/2019
Abstract: Bringing to light the University of Connecticut’s roots to the famous Nuremberg trials after World War II, researchers are creating a new way to immerse oneself in history. Through the technology of virtual reality, researchers are currently developing a game designed to experience the Nuremberg trials in a way that hasn’t yet been done before.