Emma Schaale, Public Programs Coordinator

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Emma Schaale is a student of the University of Rochester (’21) studying game development through the Digital Media Studies and Computer Science programs. She has previously worked as a marketing and design intern for a fitness start-up, and she currently works as the Publicity Manager at the UR Game Dev Club. She is also working on writing her own book about game development and is working on the art and design for a game that will be released Summer 2021.

Sebastian Jakymiw, XR Developer

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Sebastian Jakymiw ’21 is an undergraduate student at the University of Rochester pursuing a degree in math. He is an Immersive Technologies Developer through the Karp Library Fellowship and is working on developing workshops and software for Studio X.

Ayiana Crabtree, XR Research Fellow & XR Specialist

Ayiana Crabtree is an XR Research Fellow and XR Specialist for Studio X through the Karp Library Fellowship program. She is a student at the University of Rochester (‘22) majoring in English with a concentration in Creative Writing and minoring in Medieval and Early Modern Studies. She has previously worked as a Library Intern for the Robbins Library and the Career Exploration in Librarianship and Mentoring (CEILAM) Program at the University of Rochester. She is also the current president of the Anime Interest Floor. In her free time, she enjoys playing games on the Oculus Quest 2 and reading.