Achives WeeklyUpdate


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


What’s new in 3D printing? Boeing has just announced its intent to 3D print structural titanium parts for its 787 Dreamliner. Miam Factory, a Belgium chocolate shop, 3D print’s their chocolate structures. Adidas has just created the first ever 3D printed shoe line. Scientists have discovered new ways of making […]

Looking at the Future of 3D Printing




Thinking about coming into the lab but don’t know what to print? Try doing what one visitor did, print characters from your favorite movie. In his case, Lord of the Rings! Or check out thingiverse.com. This website has loads of 3D models to choose from. Merely put in the topic […]

This Week of Making- Week 8


This week we were honored to have in our lab a group of representatives from ICBC bank in China! This group is part of the China Executive Leadership Program(CELP). CELP provides education to Chinese executives about how business in the United States run. This programs includes seminars, visits to US […]

This Week of Making- Week 7



With Valentine’s day right around the corner, stop by the MakerLab to print something for your loved one! We have plenty of red filament and there are hundreds of options to choose from on thingiverse! Don’t know how to 3D print? That’s okay! The MakerLab gurus and volunteers are here to […]

This Week of Making- Week 6


Welcome Back! The MakerLab is now open for the Spring 2017 semester. Be sure to come in and check out all of our new stuff we have. But before you come in, make sure to check our new hours! Monday: 11-2, 5-7:30 Tuesday : 2-7:30 Wednesday: 2-4:30 Thursday: 2 – 5 […]

This Week of Making- Week 4


Update on Max (our 3D printed man): On Wednesday, November 9th we took all 88 printed pieces on Max and assembled him! It took about 3 hours to fully build the 6’1″ replica. Deloitte Chairman: We had the honor of showing Deloitte Chairman Mike Fucci around the MakerLab. Food Printer: We […]

This Week of Making- Week47