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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

  • Hacker Lab Powered by Sierra College

    Makerspace at Sierra College

    Hacker Lab is a makerspace and coworking space; an economic catalyst for start-ups and micro-businesses; a place where one can go to learn, create new products or technologies; and a community of diverse minds, skills and interests that reflects a growing and passionate Creative Class.

    Programs or Initiatives + 3 more

  • 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.

    Research + 1 more

  • Discovery Park

    Makerspace at Purdue University

    Discovery Park is the interdisciplinary and translational research hub for Purdue University. A cluster of six innovative research facilities with over 250,000 assignable sq. ft. provides cutting edge instrumentation, labs, meeting and office space for interdisciplinary centers and multiple projects. Discovery Park facilities encompass interdisciplinary research activities from across the campus including nanotechnology, bioscience, climate change, environment, energy, water, food security, entrepreneurship, learning research, cyber, healthcare engineering, drug discovery, as well as research areas like the science of information and predicting and modeling the behaviors of new materials.

    Biology + 6 more

  • VIP Project Space

    Makerspace at University of Hawaii at Manoa

    A Holmes Hall 450 makerspace was created in response to student requests for dedicated space to work on EE design projects.

    Engineering

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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.