Maker Faire

  • Vanderbilt University

    Maker Faire at the Wond’ry Oct. 5 celebrates inventive spirit

    Nashville Mini Maker Faire this Saturday (Oct. 5, 2019) has something for all ages. (Vanderbilt/Susan Urmy) Want to learn to fold paper and make origami? See a Mars rover the Vanderbilt Robotics team built for a NASA robotic mining competition that can dig, collect, store and deposit gravel? Campus organizations… Read More

    Sep. 30, 2019

  • Vanderbilt University

    Engineering students, organizations, labs contribute to Maker Faire’s success

    The Wond’ry hosted the 2017 Nashville Mini Maker Faire, which attracted more than 4,000 visitors. (Susan Urmy/Vanderbilt) The Nashville Mini Maker Faire, held for the first time at The Wond’ry, attracted more than 4,000 visitors and 93 exhibitors – a jump in attendance of more than 50 percent and double… Read More

    Oct. 5, 2017

  • Vanderbilt University

    Lineup of ‘maker’ events connects needs with solutions

    In the Wond’ry makerspace Kevin Galloway, center, the new Design as an Immersive Vanderbilt Experience director, helps students with a project. (Vanderbilt University/Daniel Dubois) Vanderbilt University is embarking on a series of events demonstrating its commitment to connecting need knowers with solution makers. Kevin Galloway, hired last year as the… Read More

    Sep. 18, 2017

  • Vanderbilt University

    Engineers, designers show off creativity at Make-a-Thon

    A velcro-clad Motorola van full of the latest prototyping tools was parked outside of Featheringill Hall for the Make-a-Thon Aug. 2-4. (Anne Rayner/Vanderbilt) Vanderbilt’s Featheringill Hall was the site of a three-day Make-a-Thon sponsored by Motorola and hosted by the Vanderbilt… Read More

    Aug. 7, 2013

  • Vanderbilt University

    Students to design smartphone of the future at Music City Make-a-Thon

    A velcro-clad Motorola van full of the latest prototyping tools will help Nashville-area students create the smartphone of the future during the Make-a-Thon Aug. 2-4. (image courtesy of Motorola) Area high school and college students, including a group from Nashville’s Martin Luther King Jr. Academic Magnet School, will convene on… Read More

    Aug. 2, 2013