We've been really excited about a number of projects in the education domain. Schools and Universities are using virtual reality to showcase their campuses to prospective students, athletes and faculty. It is a natural use of this technology as it allows the user to get a feel for the school without any travel. Once on campus, VR is being used in more and more disciplines as the software continues to develop.
Below is one of my favorite academic VR designs from Howard University in Washington, DC.