Makers in the News
The Radford University Tree Ring Lab needed a new sign. Enter Nick Francis, a freshman from Troutville. Working with his research mentor Dr. Stockton Maxwell, he created a unique and clever door plaque using the Makerspace in Peery Hall.
Radford University awarded nationally prestigious science grant to boost campus Makers movement and STEM education »
The Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) - the largest private, nonprofit supporter of science education in the United States - announced today that Radford University is the recipient of an exclusive $1 million grant as part of the institute's new Inclusive Excellence initiative.
College of Visual and Performing Arts (CVPA) student ambassadors and members of the Makers living-learning community collaborated to bring a unique dress to life, made from only natural or recycled materials.
Three College of Visual and Performing Arts ambassadors are collaborating with the Makers living-learning community to work on a fashioned-themed recycling project.
The RU Maker-themed University 100 course was the first taste of the RU Maker community at Radford University.
Radford University hosted Hebocon, a community event in which participants fight homemade robots in a sumo-style competition in November.
The inaugural RU Maker-themed University 100 course met in the Peery Hall MakerSpace to inspire hands-on exploration and problem-solving.
The MakerSpace facilities and Radford University faculty allow for unique mentored-research projects and ideas to take shape on campus and beyond.
The RU Makers Living-Learning Community hosted their first workshop of the semester in early Sept.
Radford University’s Maker community allows for the Radford family to create, program and even build their own technology.