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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

  • Bernard M. Gordon Learning Factory

    Makerspace at Penn State

    The Learning Factory began in 1995 with the aim of bringing the real world into the classroom through practical, hands-on design projects. The Bernard M. Gordon Learning Factory facility was originally built as a prototyping space for capstone design students, and has expanded to serve as a makerspace resource for all Penn State engineering students.

    Traditional Fabrication + 4 more

  • Carnegie Mellon Robotics Club

    Makerspace at Carnegie Mellon University

    The Carnegie Mellon Robotics Club, also known as "Roboclub", is a student organization, a makerspace & social space for robotics projects. Founded in 1984 it's one of the oldest collegiate robotics clubs in the world.

    Robotics

  • Radford University New Media Center

    Makerspace at Radford University

    The CITL New Media Center has facilities to support instructional technology training, faculty development, teaching systems R&D, teaching and learning research, high-end instructional media development and Lynda.com full catalog access.

    Cross-University + 1 more

  • Jumbo’s Maker Studio

    Makerspace at Tufts

    Jumbo’s Maker Studio is Tufts University’s experimental space at the Center for Engineering Education and Outreach (CEEO).

    Engineering + 2 more

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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.