GRID Lab News

PILOT Innovation Challenge Announces 12 Finalists


Exploring New Sonic Worlds - AES New York 2017's Game Audio and VR Track Events


Virtual reality allows for immersive learning in the medical field

By Georgia Davis / Culture Editor - The Post

Columbus Gamemakers Aren’t Playing Around

By Mary Sterenberg - Columbus CEO Magazine

Innovative technology paves way for aspiring animators to share their creations

By Mae Yen Yap / Culture Editor - The Post

Ohio University to hold Business of Games Summit Sept. 14

Exponential Founder Josh Hong, MultiVarious Games CEO Chris Volpe to speak

MDIA’s games & animation program ranked second in Ohio, rises in national Animation Career Review rankings

By Claire Berlin:

Students film 360° video at Columbus Aquarium

By Sydney Otto:

GRID Lab Gears up for end of year events

By Haley Kolb:

Virtual reality aids medical trauma training - Columbus Dispatch

It’s a great experience,” Abdulaziz said. “It is as if you are in trauma, really. Like 100 percent, you are in trauma.”

Ohio University - Learning Environments and Makerspaces

Driven by emerging technology and insights from the science of learning, classrooms are being reconfigured across higher education and at Ohio University. Innovations in learning space design are emerging on our campuses, and the Learning Environments Initiative is intended to bring focus and visibility to this effort.

GRID Lab Summer Student Employment Opportunities

All positions are open to current Ohio University students. Please contact John Bowditch ( with any questions.

Science Cafe Presentation

By Haley Kolb:

OU Board of Trustees Visit GRID Lab

By Haley Kolb:

Immersive Media Initiative uses virtual reality to train medical students

By Meghan Morris from The Post:

Canadian Consul General Visits GRID Lab

From Ohio University Compass staff reports:

MDIA Graduate Student Abigail Doyle Captures Election and OU Homecoming in 360

From Ohio University’s School of Media Arts and Studies:

Virtual Reality - An Emerging Game Changer In Healthcare

From The Huffington Post; by Eric Williams:

Blog - What is the Immersive Media Initiative?

Authored by Haley Kolb

A Virtual Reality Experience Courtney Barnett At NMF ’16

June 2, Ohio University’s Immersive Media Initiative (IMI) faculty and students recorded a virtual reality video experience of Australian rocker Courtney Barnett’s 2016 Nelsonville Music Festival set. The Nelsonville Music Festival is a production of Stuart’s Opera House, a non-profit historic theater in Nelsonville, Ohio.

4 New GRID Lab PACE Positions in Virtual Reality – Starting Fall 2016

Interested in Virtual and Augmented Reality?