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Wednesday, March 29, 2017 | Miscellaneous, Envision

Envision Names Third Incoming Class of Fellows to Conduct Postdoctoral Research at ERI

Envision announced that it has awarded two new fellowships for postdoctoral research studies to Güler Arsal, PhD, a former research fellow in the Applied Cognition & Cognitive Engineering Res…

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Thursday, January 19, 2017 | Awards, Conferences, Envision

Mark Humayun, MD, PhD, 2015 Presidential Honoree for Technological Innovation, Named Keynote Speaker for Envision Conference 2017

Envision announced that Mark S. Humayun, MD, PhD, a Los Angeles-based ophthalmologist, engineer, professor, scientist, and inventor who was named a 2015 recipient of the National Medal of Technology a…

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Thursday, December 15, 2016 | Miscellaneous, Envision

Envision Raises a Record $446,000 at its Gala to Benefit Blind or Visually Impaired

Envision announced that its ninth annual "Evening with Envision: Phantom of the Opera Gala" raised $446,000 -- the most successful result in the event’s history. One hundred percent …

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Friday, September 09, 2016 | Conferences, Envision

Envision Opens 11th Annual Conference in Denver

The 11th annual Envision Conference kicked off in Denver with a keynote address by Joshua A. Miele, PhD, a researcher, advocate, and motivational speaker who turned the personal tragedy of losing his …

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Wednesday, August 17, 2016 | Awards, Conferences, Envision

Envision to Award Funding to the Best Plan for Advancing Research in Low Vision Rehabilitation

Envision announced the return of the Research Proposal Competition to the 2016 Envision Conference, September 7-10, 2016 at the Grand Hyatt in Denver. It is sponsored by the Envision Research Institut…

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Monday, July 18, 2016 | Partnerships, Envision

Envision Partners with Wichita State University's Regional Institute on Aging to Expand Resources and Foster Student Interest in Low Vision

Envision announced a partnership between the Envision Research Institute (ERI) and Wichita State University’s Regional Institute on Aging (RIA) that will increase resources for both organization…

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Tuesday, June 21, 2016 | Blindness, Partnerships, Envision

Envision Partners with e2e Fund and LC Industries to Create High Tech Employment for the Blind and Visually Impaired

Envision announced the collaboration with the Wichita-based entrepreneurial group e2e to bring more tech jobs to Wichita, Kansas, specifically for the blind and visually impaired. The groups have enli…

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Friday, May 13, 2016 | Miscellaneous, Envision

Envision Unveils Gigi and Carl Allen Envision Research Institute

Envision welcomed state, city and county officials, business leaders, and donors, to its headquarters in downtown Wichita on Thursday for the grand opening of the Gigi and Carl Allen Envision Research…

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Wednesday, April 27, 2016 | Conferences, Envision

Envision Names Joshua A. Miele, PhD, Keynote Speaker at Annual Envision Conference

Envision announced that Joshua A. Miele, PhD, founder and director of the Video Description Research and Development Center and associate director of the Smith-Kettlewell Eye Research Institute in San…

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Thursday, March 24, 2016 | Awards, Envision

Ava Bittner, OD, PhD, FAAO, Awarded $10K Project Funding in First Envision Research Proposal Competition

Envision announced that it has awarded a research prize of $10,000 to a multidisciplinary team led by Ava Bittner, OD, PhD, FAAO (Dipl.) of Nova Southeastern University (NSU), to fund a 1-year investi…

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Tuesday, February 02, 2016 | Grants/Awards, Envision

Envision Raises $3.1 Million During Research Institute Capital Campaign

Envision announced that, thanks to the earnest support of numerous donors, it raised $3.1 million to support the construction and development of the Envision Research Institute (ERI) and qualify for a…

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Tuesday, January 19, 2016 | Awards, Envision

Envision Names Second Round of Research Fellows and Extends First Round Projects

Envision announced that it has awarded two new post-doctoral fellowships to Andrea Urqueta Alfaro, PhD, from California, and Arun Kumar Krishnan, PhD, from India for research to be conducted at its En…

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Tuesday, November 24, 2015 | Conferences, Envision

Envision Raises $322K at Annual Gala

At its eighth annual “Evening with Envision” gala held at the Hyatt Regency Wichita on October 23, Envision raised more than $322,000 in support of its mission to improve the quality of li…

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Tuesday, May 05, 2015 | Partnerships, Envision

Envision to Partner with Gimbal, the Leaders in Proximity-Based Mobile Engagement

Envision announced that it has formed a new partnership with California-based technology company Gimbal, a leading provider of location and proximity-based mobile engagement. This joint partnership wi…

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Tuesday, April 28, 2015 | Grants/Awards, Envision

Envision Receives $25K Research Grant From the Lattner Family Foundation

Envision has announced it has received a $25,000 grant from the Lattner Family Foundation, a Delray Beach, Florida-based organization which supports programs in education, environment, health and soci…

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