Rachel Kuehr


The University of Illinois is proud to be opening Carle Illinois College of Medicine. Olivia Coiado, a teaching assistant professor within the college, explains that this is the first college of medicine in the nation that is specifically designed to blend engineering and medicine together. This new college is looking […]

Hearts for Carle College of Medicine



We were honored to participate in the Pygmalion Tech Demo hosted at Krannert Center a few weeks ago. As you can imagine, this demo involved hundreds of newly inspired ideas from prototypes to demo stages to upcoming new technology. Some projects include HTC VR glasses (virtual reality glasses), a new […]

Pygmalion Tech Demo





The Illinois MakerLab is now open for business! Check out our hours and find a good time to stop in to explore what’s new at the lab? Snapchat Goggles We are excited to announce that we now have Snapchat Goggles at the lab! What are those you may ask? Imagine sunglasses […]

Welcome Back!



A very happy birthday to Kirk! We were honored that Kirk decided to spend his birthday with us at the lab. It was a day to remember as we threw a Mario themed 3D printing birthday party! Guests were able to 3D print pieces of a controller. Then Kirk and […]

Mario Themed Birthday Party


The MakerLab  was honored to be invited by Infosys Foundation USA to participate in a talk on how 3D printing can be used to enhance and improve learning. Infosys Foundation USA is a “non-profit organization passionate about bridging the digital divide in America*.” Infosys works to breach this gap of knowledge […]

Using 3D Printing to Enhance Learning


Guest Post: Carter Carroll This collection of posts refers to the Digital Making Class offered here at Illinois. Each week students are required to write down what they have learned throughout the week. Below is a guest post written by Carter Carroll about his findings on 3D printing in the […]

3D Printing in Sports- Digital Making 2017