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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

  • iLab (The Ideation Laboratory)

    Makerspace at University of Tennessee

    This facility provides students, faculty and the East Tennessee community with tools for rapid prototyping of ideas into first prototype products for plastic, wood, metal and software mobile applications.

    Digital Fabrication + 1 more

  • 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

  • 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.

    Engineering + 6 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).

    Education + 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.