Open Lab for Youth

Sun, 05/12/2013 – 21:43 — Jeff The Maker The CUCFabLab Youth Council is sponsoring an open lab for young people on Saturday May 18th from 10 until noon. Come in and make something fun and interesting. If you are interested in learning more about the Youth Council, or becoming a member, come in at 9:30 […]

CUCFL Contributes to a unique campus event

Wed, 05/08/2013 – 19:12 — Robert McGrath The CUC Fab Lab contributed to a special Augmented Reality installation for the University of Illinios graduation ceremonies. See the official press release and visit the site Thursday, Friday, and Saturday to see it in person. see the ‘About’ page and the student pix. This project was a […]

Draft White Paper about CUCFL

Sun, 05/05/2013 – 09:36 — Robert McGrath Following up on the HASTAC presentation mentioned here, I have posted a much longer, more throrough discussion. See the link at:… I would like to revise and improve this draft. (By the way, I couldn’t find a good “Section” for this entry.  “There are more things in […]

CUC Fab Lab Presentation at HASTAC 2103 in Toronto

Tue, 04/30/2013 – 07:58 — Robert McGrath On Saturday I presented a short talk about the CUCFL at the HASTAC 2103 conference in Troronto (Abstract).  Thanks to all of you who directly or indirectly helped. I met folks from several Canadian makerspaces, and gave out our card to several of them.  Most of them were […]

STAR EXPO this Thursday April 25 at the Hilton Inn Garden

Mon, 04/22/2013 – 11:05 — Blacksmith STAR EXPO this Thursday from 5:30 to 7:00 PM – fab lab volunteers are welcome to work the table!  The event will be held at the Hilton Inn Gardens A raffle will be held.  Suggestions welcome! From the announcement: First of all, I want to thank all of you […]

CUCFL Youth Council Meeting

Mon, 04/08/2013 – 12:05 — Jeff The Maker AGENDA CUCFL Youth Council Saturday April 20th, 9:30 AM   REVIEW CHARTER   COMMUNICATIONS Contact email for the youth council (for example CUCFLYouthCouncil(at) Google group for announcements Webpage   PROJECTS Set regular day for youth open labs (3rd Saturday of the month) Discuss need for 2nd day […]

Earth Day Open Lab for Youth

Mon, 04/08/2013 – 08:49 — Jeff The Maker The CUCFL Youth Council is sponsoring an open lab for youth, 10-16 years old, on Saturday April 20th from 10 until Noon. Come to the lab and start your Earth Day celebrations early. You can make cards, stickers, or engravings and then take a plant home with […]

Business-Operations Committee Meeting Announcement

Tue, 04/02/2013 – 20:14 — Blacksmith To take place at 12:30pm on Sunday, April 7th. I. FAB LAB OPERATIONS An open discussion on operations at the fab lab, now and in the future.  All are welcome! This includes a presentation by Bryan on a proposed partnership with the School of Engineering. II. BONEYARD ART FESTIVAL […]

Introducing Color Printing and Paper

Sun, 03/31/2013 – 02:09 — Geph We now have an additional scanner-printer available at the lab for color printing and color paper. Ask at the desk, we ask for 50 cents a sheet.