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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

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Courses

Learn about the courses and curricula fostering new makers around the U.S.

  • New Venture Development

    Course at University of Central Florida

    This is designed primarily as a “Lean Startup” course that will require students to engage in extensive customer discovery efforts as well as other research tasks aimed at developing a feasible new venture proposal.

    Design + 3 more

  • Soil Science

    Course at Purdue University

    To provide the encouragement and academic background that will motivate students to develop a life-long interest in observing and studying soils and landscapes as they relate to the environment and to equip them to be a resource to others in applying soil science to plant growth, natural resource management, building practices, and environmental sustainability.

    Science + 3 more

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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.