digit robot
A researcher tests a “Digit” robot in the Ronald D. And Regina C. McNeil Walking Robotics Laboratory in the Ford Robotics Building at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor. (Joseph Xu / University of Michigan Engineering, Communications and Marketing)

U. Michigan developing search-and-rescue robots

A $1 million grant from the National Science Foundation is funding work to build robots that can help first responders avoid danger in the field.
Arizona State virtual commencement
Arizona State University’s Thunderbird School of Global Management held five ceremonies for commencement this year, including one virtual ceremony with a holographic commencement speaker. (Arizona State University)

Robots, holographic speakers grace Arizona State commencement

In addition to several in-person ceremonies, ASU's business school also hosted an online event that included special visual effects.