Tag: Makerspace

Two NCSU Librarians receive Gertrude Cox Award for Innovative Excellence in Teaching and Learning with Technology

Adam Rogers, Emerging Technology Services Librarian, and Lauren Di Monte, NCSU Libraries Fellow, are the first librarians to receive the Gertrude Cox Award for Innovative Excellence in Teaching and Learning with Technology. The award was created to honor the creative pedagogy of NC State... more

Goff, Connelly, Nutter, & Rogers outside D. H. Hill's Makerspace

Alumni lead private support of NCSU Libraries’ Makerspace

Where some see a simple idea or tool, others see a whole new business sector. NC State has fostered that kind of visionary thinking throughout its history, counting many notable entrepreneurs among its alumni. The same innovative spirit is brewing in the NCSU Libraries’ Makerspaces, thanks... more

Printing the future of science

“It looks like a ball of marshmallows.”

Six chemistry students sit in a circle in a classroom in Cox Hall, passing around a knobby, plastic mass about the size of a baseball. Spotted here and there with blue and red patches, it’s described in turn by the students as an... more

Libraries Hosts Incoming Freshmen Women Engineers

“Who here has any experience with coding?” asks NCSU Libraries Fellow Lauren Di Monte. In a room of 50 incoming freshman women at an ESCape Camp hands-on wearables workshop sponsored by Glen Raven at the James B. Hunt Jr. Library, about five hands go up, some tilting back and... more

Victoria Rind and her amazing wearables

It is exam period, and impending finals have packed every nook and cranny of the D. H. Hill Library with stressed-out students—except in the Makerspace. Amid the low din of a laser cutter and 3D printers, Wilson Wooten smiles down upon a three-inch, white Quidditch tower. It’s part... more

The Makerspace Team

The NCSU Libraries’ Makerspace program has come a long way from its early days as a converted storage closet at the Hunt Library. A new, larger Makerspace opened this summer at the D. H. Hill Library. As most of you know, Adam Rogers, Emerging Technology Services Librarian (User Experience... more