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The Makerspace provides equipment, materials, and tools that promote innovation and creativity. The space is free to all U of M Twin Cities faculty, students, and staff.
Learners at all skill levels can visit the Makerspace to:
- explore new technologies,
- attend workshops and receive guidance on designs and tools,
- prototype ideas,
- build problem-solving skills,
- apply technology to coursework and research, and
- have fun, build community, and be creative.
Makerspace staff offer help with projects from idea to creation to project refinement.Connect with an expert
Equipment and supplies
The Makerspace has a variety of equipment, materials, and supplies, including:
- vinyl cutters,
- 3D printers,
- sewing machines,
- and soldering irons.
Upcoming Makerspace workshops
Workshops are free of charge on a first come, first-served basis. Registration requested.
Recent Makerspace news
Meet Annie Henly, staff member from CDes who hosts Mending Mondays in the UMN Libraries every Monday during the semester. She teaches visitors to the Breakerspace how to mend their belongings and bring new life to old objects. Part of the Maker of the Month series by the Innovation and Experiential Learning Department in the University Libraries.
Meet Hannah Sipe, guest maker in the Walter Library Breakerspace. She makes cards on the Cricut Maker as a way to cope with her pain from a traumatic brain injury, and will be visiting the UMN Libraries to teach students how to make cards just like hers. Part of the Maker of the Month series by the Innovation and Experiential Learning Department in the University Libraries.
There’s nothing like a mid-winter Minnesota sunset! That’s what Felipe Galindo shows us with his 360 Sunset Flight over the University of Minnesota. A second-year College of Science & Engineering student majoring in computer science, Felipe recorded the video using a Insta360 One X2 camera he could check out from the library, mounted on a drone with a device he designed himself.
We’re celebrating 2021 with a look back at our favorite stories of the year that feature the innovative, impactful, and even unexpected work of the Health Sciences Library and the Wangensteen Historical Library of Biology and Medicine. 10. Boosting data’s impact: Even a common tool like Excel can make a difference with data visualization Intern […]
Physics, Astronomy, and Earth Sciences Librarian, Innovation Lead
Emerging Technologies Support Specialist
- Health Sciences Education Center — Room 5-101
- Open: Mondays - Fridays, 12:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Closed on University holidays.