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  • App brings missing campus icon home for commencement, virtually

    A high-resolution 3-D model of the Alma Mater sculpture, unveiling its new bronze finish, was created from a detailed surface scan of the physical sculpture. An iOS app displays the model on the pedestal so that graduates can experience the tradition of taking a photo with the Alma Mater.

    A high-resolution 3-D model of the Alma Mater sculpture, unveiling its new bronze finish, was created from a detailed surface scan of the physical sculpture. An iOS app displays the model on the pedestal so that graduates can experience the tradition of taking a photo with the Alma Mater.

    Photo by Travis Ross

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      A high-resolution 3-D model of the Alma Mater sculpture, unveiling its new bronze finish, was created from a detailed surface scan of the physical sculpture. An iOS app displays the model on the pedestal so that graduates can experience the tradition of taking a photo with the Alma Mater.

      Photo by Travis Ross

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      The augmented reality Alma Mater mobile app offered students many now-you-see-it, now-you-don't moments. Here, history and communication graduate Madeline Ley poses in front of the pedestal with a poster of Alma, which triggered the mobile app to insert a 3-D image of the Alma Mater sculpture.

      Photo by L. Brian Stauffer

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      Mindy Heaton, the director of advancement in the College of Law, reviews images taken with the Alma Mater AR app with graduate Madeline Ley on an iPad. Heaton and other volunteers were on site to take photos of graduates with the special app.

      Photo by L. Brian Stauffer

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      New graduate Madeline Ley and an augmented reality Alma Mater sculpture are shown in the one-of-a-kind photo made possible by the app.

      Photo by Mindy Heaton with Alma Mater AR app

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