Summer 2018-Staff Training Opportunities

Interested in summer learning? Check out these offerings from Academic ITS! Looking for WordPress Sessions, click here.   Questions? Contact teched@colby.edu

Summer 2018-WordPress Help Sessions for Staff

Need to update your website on Colby.edu? Come by the Miller Davis Classroom for an open work session where you can work on your website with Academic ITS nearby. We will be available to answer WordPress questions about: Creating new pages and posts Changing your site navigation Updating content Adding PDF’s and images And, much...

We are Makers!  Print Your Face: A 3D Printing Event

Join Academic ITS in the Mule Works Innovation Lab to create a small 3D model of your own face and then 3D print it! Take a picture of your face and our student tutors will teach you the steps to get your face 3D printed. Since 3D printing takes time, you will need to return to...

We are Makers! Crafting with Love: A Laser Cutting Event for Students

Join Academic ITS in the Mule Works Innovation Lab for a fun, interactive card making event using the laser cutter. Bring your friends and “craft the love” by making a card to give this Mother’s Day, for a friend’s Graduation, or for any holiday! Or, bring your own pattern to cut! Materials will be provided,...

Virtual Reality in the Classroom: A Panel Discussion

Faculty and students at Colby, in conjunction with the new Mule Works Innovation Lab, have been using Virtual Reality technology more frequently in the classroom than ever before. Join Academic ITS as we welcome a panel of faculty and student speakers to discuss their recent academic projects. We’d welcome hearing your project ideas, too!  ...

We are Makers! Escape Night: A Virtual Reality Event

Has it been awhile since Spring Break? Are upcoming final projects and exams stressing you out? Enjoy a getaway at the Mule Works Lab! We’ve installed Trapped with Dolls and Deserving Life, both are new virtual reality escape games. Date: April 16, 2018 Time: 4-8pm Place: Mule Works Lab, Miller 016 Be a Maker! Want...

We are Makers! Functional Creations: A 3D Printing Event

Join Academic ITS to learn how you can use the Mule Works Innovation Lab to engineer solutions to everyday problems.  In this workshop, you will learn about the design process, including: Problem analysis Options for creating parts in online CAD software and 3D modeling software (available in Mule Works Lab) 3D printing, assembling, and testing

We are Makers! A Laser Cutting Event

Wearable Art for Students Would you like a pair of unique earrings for yourself, or are you interested in making a bracelet or a necklace for a loved one? Academic ITS invites you to stop by the Mule Works Lab and create a piece of wearable art. Learn how to laser cut pieces of jewelry...

We are Makers! A Virtual Reality Event

  Join Academic ITS in mid-March for Sports night in the Mule Works Lab! Try your hand at basketball in virtual reality with The Professor Presents: #GotHandles game. And, back by popular demand, visit the Rec Room to play Paintball and 3D Charades. Come and join the fun! Date: March 12, 2018 Time: 4-8pm Place:...

We are Makers! Mule Works Turns Ghoul Works for Halloween

Come by the Mule Works Innovation Lab for a virtually ghoulish time! Try a haunted virtual reality experience, virtually sculpt a pumpkin, or just enjoy free (real) candy! Date: Tuesday, October 31, 2017 Time: 4-8pm Place: Mule Works Innovation Lab, Miller Street (016) For more information, email MuleWorks@colby.edu