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Maker Academy ’15

Posted on Feb 19 by

The ACU Maker Lab is offering its second Maker Academy this summer. Classes combine problem-solving activities with technology, and the basics of rapid prototyping and digital...


Maker Academy 2014

Posted on Apr 16 by

The ACU Maker Lab is offering its first Maker Academy this summer. Classes combine problem-solving activities, technology, with contemporary maker movement. Students will learn...


ACU Maker Lab Open for Business

Posted on Nov 22 by

We’re a month out from the opening but I want to acknowledge all the work done to get us to where we are today. We’ve come a long way from an empty shell in late August to...


Jacob’s Dream at Smithsonian X 3D

Posted on Nov 12 by

This week a group of faculty and technology leaders from campus will be in Washington, D.C. to explore the future of 3D printing in the arts. The Smithsonian X 3D event will...


Angry Birds back in 2013

Posted on Nov 6 by

This fall the Introduction to Engineering & Physics class built life-sized Angry Bird launchers for the second year in a row. This project involved more than 70 students,...


Rolando Diaz in the Maker Lab

Posted on Oct 18 by

The various makerspaces we visited in the past year all shared a common focus on prototyping tools. Whether they preferred cardboard and tape or computer-controlled routers and...


Epilog Laser Cutter

Posted on Aug 25 by

Our Epilog laser cutter came in on Thursday and Nil Santana, Lyndell Lee and I have been burning it up all weekend. Here’s a shot of partial results from a day of...