Two programs jumped into action, introducing new learning modalities through virtual and augmented reality. Students now had a path back to hands-on experiences so critical to science.
The RALE platform was made possible in partnership with augmented reality firm Nextech AR. The company was founded by Paul Duffy, a proud TMU alumnus (Applied Computer Science ’89). After graduating, Duffy became a successful serial tech entrepreneur. But he’s never forgotten his TMU roots, returning frequently to interact with professors, partnering on the RALE platform, and showing tremendous generosity. The university is grateful for the Duffy family’s recent $1 million gift which, in part, supports the future Science Discovery Complex to be built 202 Jarvis Street.