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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...


We Are Makers film

Posted on Aug 13 by

As part of early planning for the makerspace, the Learning Studio produced a short documentary on the Maker Movement to spark conversation on campus about the value of...