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Celebrate 50 years of the JSK Journalism Fellowships and to salute retiring Director Jim Bettinger.
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Friday, July 8 • 10:30am - 5:00pm
A Tour Through Virtual Reality

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Stanford's Virtual Human Interaction Lab will have its demo booth and mobile lab set up on site to allow you to try VR through one of various demos that last 1-3 minutes. You can also volunteer to participate in a full study (20 minutes) experience in the lab's data collection tent. 

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Shawnee Baughman

Shawnee Baughman is Lab Manager of the Virtual Human Interaction Lab at Stanford. She earned her BA and MA degrees in Communication from Stanford in 2014.Her research focused on using virtual reality to encourage helping behaviors. Shawnee's Honors Thesis, "Virtual Superheros: Using Superpowers in Virtual Reality to Encourage Prosocial Behavior" was published in PLOS ONE in 2013. As the lab manager, Shawnee helps facilitate the lab's research... Read More →
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Elise Ogle

Project Manager, Virtual Human Interaction Lab
Ogle's VHIL research of past and present focuses on using VR to invoke feelings of empathy for others, as well as using VR to design immersive, educational narratives that raise awareness about ocean acidification. Her lab work involves managing projects and developers, designing VR simulations, 3D modeling, and voice acting.

Friday July 8, 2016 10:30am - 5:00pm
Third Floor, Oksenberg Lobby