Engineering student’s project represents new tech trend at Consumer Electronics Show

The story of a digital teddy bear shows how college learning is changing
The Chronicle of Higher Education: CWRU’s innovation was on display at the Consumer Electronics Show, where Xyla Foxlin, a sophomore mechanical and aerospace engineering student, showcased the pairable teddy bear technology she developed at Sears think[ box ]. Her startup, Parihug, represents “one of the biggest new tech trends I noticed at the show this year that might change education—the idea that emotion and a stronger sense of physical presence can be transmitted online,” a Chronicle reporter wrote.