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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

  • ICE Makerspace

    Makerspace at James Madison University

    The resulting ICE (Innovation, Collaboration, and Entrepreneurship) structure and Makerspace opened for business in April 2014. The future success of the project depends on continued support and collaboration of the three founding partners. Ongoing operations of the Makerspace area are funded by 4-VA.

    Business + 3 more

  • Scenic Shop, Mayer Theatre

    Makerspace at Santa Clara University

    In conjunction with any department of theatre there is a need for Scene shop. This is typical in any academic B.A., B.F.A., M.F.A. program. This is also the lab where scenery and props/properties are fabricated, painted and assembled for a theatrical production.

    Art + 2 more

  • 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.

    Education + 1 more

  • CECS Machine Shop

    Makerspace at California State University, Northridge

    The CECS Machine Shop combines the previous machine and wood shops as a larger and remodeled space to support increase in student usage.

    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.