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Interacting with simulated objects

Virtual reality in the classroom

3-D virtual reality anatomy class

In Barbekka Hurtt's anatomy classroom, students find that the traditional study of body structure is enhanced by virtual reality. Students work with more than 13,000 3-D models that they can remove from the screen virtually, rotate, zoom in on, take apart and view inside out.

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Study identifies traits for success

Educating tomorrow's lawyers

scales of justice

A first-of-its-kind study by DU's Institute for the Advancement of the American Legal System reveals the character traits, competencies and skills that new lawyers need to practice successfully.

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The first of its kind in the country

Donor funds new endowment

Louis Richard Girouard

In honor of her late son, Denver resident Marilyn Girouard has provided funding to ensure a permanent endowment to support DU's Health Promotion Department with what is believed to be the country's first and only endowed director of health promotion.

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Geophysicist uses social sciences training

At work in the oil fields

Tiffany Tchakirides

Alumna Tiffany Tchakirides puts her DU master's degree in anthropology to work as a geophysicist at a leading oil company. Her social sciences training, she says, has helped her forge strong relationships with key stakeholders and earn their respect as a trusted advisor.

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