Makers in the News

  1. A sign of student-faculty collaboration »

    2/19/2019

    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.

  2. Radford University awarded nationally prestigious science grant to boost campus Makers movement and STEM education »

    6/7/2017

    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.

  3. Makers, CVPA ambassadors create recycled dress »

    4/28/2017

    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.

  4. CVPA ambassadors collaborate with Makers »

    3/28/2017

    Three College of Visual and Performing Arts ambassadors are collaborating with the Makers living-learning community to work on a fashioned-themed recycling project.

  5. RU Makers utilize planetarium equipment »

    12/16/2016

    The RU Maker-themed University 100 course was the first taste of the RU Maker community at Radford University.

  6. Radford welcomes community for Hebocon, Battlebots »

    11/30/2016

    Radford University hosted Hebocon, a community event in which participants fight homemade robots in a sumo-style competition in November.

  7. RU Makers begin MakerSpace journey »

    10/5/2016

    The inaugural RU Maker-themed University 100 course met in the Peery Hall MakerSpace to inspire hands-on exploration and problem-solving.

  8. Meet the Makers: Faculty-mentored research »

    9/23/2016

    The MakerSpace facilities and Radford University faculty allow for unique mentored-research projects and ideas to take shape on campus and beyond.

  9. RU Makers hold first Saturday workshop »

    9/21/2016

    The RU Makers Living-Learning Community hosted their first workshop of the semester in early Sept.

  10. Meet the Makers: Outreach »

    8/31/2016

    Radford University’s Maker community allows for the Radford family to create, program and even build their own technology.