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Higher Ed and the Week of Making 2016 (June 17th-23rd 2016)

Seventy-eight colleges and universities in 32 states representing more than 1.1 million students are committing to take new actions in support of the maker movement on their campuses and in their communities.

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Projects

Showcasing vibrant outcomes and initiatives that are advancing Making

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Spaces

Exploring the spaces that support Makers in every campus

  • Launch Lab

    Makerspace at Youngstown State University

    Launch Lab is a hub where students can initiate ideas and then reach out to other campus resources or community resources to bring those ideas into reality.

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  • The MAKE Lab

    Makerspace at Texas State University-San Marcos

    Designed as an educational makerspace, The MAKE Lab supports College of Education students in exploring the instructional issues of integrating inexpensive technologies to facilitate brainstorming, tinkering, playing, learning, and art creation that support multidisciplinary learning.

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  • IDeATe@Hunt

    Makerspace at Carnegie Mellon University

    The Integrative Design, Arts and Technology (IDeATe) Network was born from Student Need, and pushed as a Campus-Wide Initiative by multiple Provosts, and the President. Located on the first (2) Floors of Hunt Library, the IDeATe@Hunt facility, acts as a supportive resource for this initiative. Hosted

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  • Department of Design Make Lab

    Makerspace at Radford University

    Our Makerspace is located in McGuffey Hall and was built to give design students an outlet to realize creative ideas in physical form.

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Courses

Learn about the courses and curricula fostering new makers around the U.S.

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What does Making mean?

Our interview series reveals what it means to Make. Each week, a new Maker will contribute their perspective.