Fall 2018 Qualtrics Users’ Group Lunch

Qualtrics is an industry-leading online survey service that provides an easy way for Colby faculty, staff, and students to create online surveys and analyze the results. Join Academic ITS as we welcome Elizabeth Seto, Assistant Professor of Psychology, who will share her knowledge on using the Qualtrics Online Survey tool for collaborative research with students...

We are Makers! A Virtual Reality Study Break

Are you tired of studying? Brain dead from memorizing too much information? Come to MuleWorks on November 13, 2018 for a fun study break.   Covering for a colleague taking a bathroom break you find yourself in front of a mysterious console with a green screen monitor showing a pixelated live image of an unknown...

We are Makers! A Halloween Laser Cutting Event

This Halloween, learn how to laser cut your very own Halloween keepsake! Come and learn how to create a vector file that can be used with the Laser cutter to print at the end of the session. Candy will be provided! Date: October 31, 2018 Time: 6-8pm Location: Mule Works Innovation Lab on the Miller...

Mule Works Open House, October 5th, 2018

Drop by the Mule Works Innovation Lab Open House on October 5th! Mule Works is a makerspace on the Street in Miller and is open to students and faculty from every discipline. Visit to explore new interactive technologies, including: Virtual Reality (VR) 3D Printing Laser Cutting 3D Scanning

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...