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

Open House 2017

Drop by the Mule Works Innovation Lab Open House on October 2nd! Mule Works is a new 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 Come experiment and learn how...