217 Today: Enter a classroom using virtual reality in higher education
Friday, February 2, 2023
- The Illinois Attorney General’s office has filed a lawsuit against companies that make PFAS – a highly toxic group of chemicals.
- The Illinois Mental Health Task Force launched its action plan Thursday to help the large percentage of people in the court system who struggle with mental health.
- The Piatt County Zoning Board of Appeals voted unanimously Thursday night against recommending a zoning permit for a wind turbine project.
- The Fighting Illini women’s basketball team lost at Michigan Thursday night 74 to 57.
In today's deep dive, we’ll take you inside a classroom at Northern Illinois University that’s using virtual reality.
217 Today is produced by Farrah Anderson. Reporting today contributed by Indi Khera, Camryn Cutinello, Jim Meadows and Peter Medlin.