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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

  • Science, Technology, and Advanced Research (STAR) Park

    Makerspace at Texas State University-San Marcos

    The Science, Technology and Advanced Research (STAR) Park is a 58 acre site that hosts STAR One,Texas State’s first building dedicated to the university’s research and commercialization efforts.

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  • The MILL

    Makerspace at Indiana University

    the MILL will support teaching and learning with new digital fabrication technologies, framing Indiana University’s School of Education as a leader in the maker education movement by offering a dedicated space to come and learn, teach, and research through making in this space, as well as existing community outreach programs.

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  • Artisan and Fabrication Laboratory (AFL)

    Makerspace at Purdue University

    The Artisan and Fabrication Laboratory (AFL) is designed to be a completely student-based laboratory, which means that the lab is set up for student use while being overseen by lab employees to maintain safety.

    Research + 5 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

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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.