Achives Announcements



The lab was fortunate to be part of the inaugural cohort of schools, that pledged support for the White House, Nation of Makers initiative.    The Nation of Makers is a new organization coming together to continue the work that President Obama started.  We are thrilled to pledge our support […]

Supporting the #NationOfMakers





Join us and help the Makergirls reach for the stars. Kickstart their #3dprinting Mobile for Summer 2016 It gives us great pleasure to support the MakerGirls at the Lab. The video below says it all They have been featured in an interview with WCIA news as well. http://www.illinoishomepage.net/news/local-news/makergirl-emphasizes-stem-for-girls   They […]

Join us in KickStarting the #3dPrinting Mobile for the Makergirls


Approximately three years ago, the Illinois MakerLab opened as the world’s first 3D Printing Lab in a Business School. It was great being first but, over time, we began to get a bit lonely. Well, we are no longer alone. Over the past few months, several other business schools have […]

We are no Longer Alone!





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After nearly 3 years and over 2o,ooo hours of cumulative printing, our Lab’s original MakerBot Replicator printers were nearing the end of their useful life. They served us well and printed thousands of objects for our users but were getting old and tired. Thus, we needed to replace them before […]

New Year brings New Printers!