NIU hosts 'father of virtual reality'
DeKALB — Jaron Lanier, the father of virtual reality, will serve as the keynote speaker for NIU ’s two-week Celebrating Excellence event. The inaugural celebration is planned from Sunday, April 14, through Sunday, April 28.
Lanier will speak at 8 p.m. Wednesday, April 24, in the Duke Ellington Ballroom of the Holmes Student Center. A book signing will follow in the Capitol Room.
“It is important to recognize the achievements of NIU’s students, faculty and staff, and having a prominent thought-leader like Jaron Lanier come to campus provides an added benefit to them while generating greater awareness for the wonderful things happening here at NIU,” said Bradley Bond, dean of the NIU Graduate School and associate vice president for Graduate Studies.
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