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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

  • Department of Design Make Lab

    Makerspace at Radford University

    Our Makerspace is located in McGuffey Hall and was built to give design students an outlet to realize creative ideas in physical form.

    Design

  • 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).

    Outreach + 2 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.

    Community Engagement + 1 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.

    Traditional Fabrication + 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.