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2011

February 2011 - Interconnections: Revisiting the Future appeared at the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) Conference. Thank you to all who stopped by the booth to experience our NYWF demo and STEM games.

 

2010

April 2010 - We presented a demo of Interconnections ... Come Back to the Fair at the Museums and the Web conference in Denver. are very excited to announce our 1964/65 New York World's Fair project was just awarded a National Science Foundation - Informal Science Education grant. Please check the NYWF portion of the website for the project's progress..

 

2009

 

September 2009 - We are very excited to announce our 1964/65 New York World's Fair project was just awarded a National Science Foundation - Informal Science Education grant. Please check the NYWF portion of the website soon as we will launch a whole new site dedicated to the Fair and the progress of the project.

March 2009 - Shadows of Canaveral heads to Williamsburg, VA for the CAA "Making History Interactive Conference."

 

2008

October 2008 - Come Back to the Fair heads to Cyprus. Our paper addressing the project was presented at the Virtual Systems and MultiMedia (VSMM) 2008 conference at Limassol, Cyprus.

 

2007

September 2007 - We are excited to announce we have received a Digital Humanities Start-Up grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities to support Come Back to the Fair.

July - Please visit our site often in July as Shadows of Canaveral Phase II begins to unfold. Join us as we recreate the Cape Canaveral Lighthouse Complex and witness the launch of Cape Canaveral's first missile in 1950.

June - Please visit our new Come Back to the Fair video on YouTube at our YouTube Virtual Heritage page.

February - Read about Shadows of Canaveral in the March issue of the Smithsonian's Air & Space magazine.

February - A slight delay in our scheduled January update of Shadows of Canaveral. We should have the new files up and running by the end of February.

 

2006

December - Please visit the Alpha version of Come Back to the Fair. A new version of Shadows of Canaveral will be uploaded in January.

November - Announcing the unveiling of Come Back to the Fair in December. Please check back in a few weeks.

September - New VR clips have been added to Shadows of Canaveral. Visit and click the Reporter's Notebook to access.

September - We are excited to announce a new partnership with Garland V. Stewart Middle Magnet School in Tampa, FL and look forward to the contribution of their faculty and students to our Virtual Heritage initiative.

September - Click here for link to 5 September 2006 article in the Orlando Sentinel.

September - Click here for link to 17 August 2006 article in the Daytona Beach News-Journal.

August - Our test version of Shadows of Canaveral is up and running. We are in the midst of uploading many other files and tweaking items over the next few weeks. So please plan another visit in the near future.

June/July - Virtual Heritage exhibit at the University of Central Florida library. This exhibit encompasses physical Cape Canaveral artifacts, historical photographs, and the work of the UCF Digital Media student team working on Shadows of Canaveral. The exhibit dates are 1 June - 31 July - please stop by and visit!

April - Our program has received official International Polar Year Programme Office recognition under activity number 296 titled: IPY Histories: International Polar Year Activities Past and Present, Museum and Virtual Exhibitions. IPY: Inspiring the Future is an Internet based project that creates a bridge between science and the humanities. Our IPY partners are the Scott Polar Research Institute, Cambridge University; Barents Institute, Norway; Danish Polar Center, Copenhagen, Denmark; Arctic Center, Groningen University, Netherlands; Canadian IPY Secretariat; Andrée Museum, Sweden; Arctic Centre, University of Lapland, Finland; Geological Museum, Copenhagen, Denmark; and the Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden.

March - Congratulations to our Shadows of Canaveral Team -- Alice Kramer, Christian Franqui, Pavel Amelishko, Max Ferrer and Lilly Vincent -- for their first place award in the University of Central Florida Showcase of Undergraduate Research Excellence.

March - We are excited to announce the project was awarded a grant from the Florida Department of State, Division of Historical Resources. This grant permits our Shadows of Canaveral Virtual Reality recreation of historic Cape Canaveral to continue. The funds will support phase two - early 1950s Cape Canaveral. July 1950 marked the first launch from Cape Canaveral - Bumper 8. We will be recreating the launch of Bumper 8 and the Cape Canaveral Lighthouse complex.