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...

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...