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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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Showcasing vibrant outcomes and initiatives that are advancing Making

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Exploring the spaces that support Makers in every campus

  • Purdue Foundry

    Makerspace at Purdue University

    The Purdue Foundry is dedicated to helping the Purdue Community move ideas to the marketplace through new ventures. The Purdue Foundry is a part of the Purdue Research Foundation and is focused keenly on the creation of startup companies that are based on Purdue University intellectual property.

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  • Crafts Center

    Makerspace at Tufts

    The Crafts Center at Tufts University, an entirely student-run arts and crafts makerspace, was founded by a group of undergraduate students in the fall of 1979 interested in creating an environment in which students could actively express their creative and artistic interests and talents in an informal setting.

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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.


  • 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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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.