How to Make a Virtual River Campus, One Minecraft Cube at a Time

March 26, 2020 From the University of Rochester Newscenter: A team of Rochester undergraduates is using the platform Minecraft to create a virtual version of Rush Rhees Library, the Eastman Quadrangle, and other campus spaces, a project to create an online campus while classes take place remotely.

Building a Virtual World When the Real World Shuts Down

March 25, 2020 From Karen Pavlicin’s blog:
My son was typing on his laptop as we talked about the latest notification: university commencement was canceled. … It’s hard to know where to put those feelings when real people we love are facing a real health crisis. … He and a friend began building their university campus in Minecraft.