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vr headset
Jeremy Qualls
sewing
deans and tools
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sakaki and taylor
dan blake
October 4, 2017

Sonoma State University ushered in a new era of hands-on learning with new technologies like 3D printing, laser etching and virtual reality with the grand opening of the new Makerspace Oct. 3 on the second floor of the University Library.

“Our makerspace, like our region, is a home for...

samuel cohen and jeremy qualls
October 2, 2017

Sonoma State University History Professor Samuel Cohen and Physics Professor Jeremy Qualls are recipients of the University's 2017-18 Excellence in Teaching Award.

Each year the University honors at least one faculty member who has made outstanding contributions to the education of Sonoma...

makerspace solder
July 28, 2017

Sonoma State University saw nearly 300 teachers register to attend workshops, tour campus and get hands-on experience in the University's new Makerspace as thousands of teachers gathered across California for the third annual Better Together California Teachers Summit July 28 to hear words of...

Students using 3D printer in Makerspace
June 15, 2017

Sonoma State University has received a $100,000 grant from Chevron toward expanding Makerspace leadership on campus.

 

This continues the path that Sonoma State has continued to pave to promote Maker education and innovation. Last fall, the campus received a grant from the National...

student welding
April 4, 2016

A group of Sonoma State Alumni took first place honors, and a group of Sonoma State students earned third place at the first ever Make-a-Thon at Somo Village on March 6 in Rohnert Park.

The winning team, comprised of recent Sonoma State engineering science graduates Erik Zaro, Brandon...

makers surrounding a table
February 18, 2016

Talented young entrepreneurs and Makers bring creative projects to life and ideas to reality at the North Bay Make-A-Thon on March 5-6 at SOMO Village in Rohnert Park, presented by Sonoma State University and North Bay iHub. Hackers, makers, artists, engineers, designers, developers, students...

woman holding up paper fox mask
February 16, 2016

With handmade circuit boards and 3D printers on hand, teachers from Sonoma County gathered to demonstrate their innovative approaches to engaging students through technology at Sonoma State University's Teacher Technology Showcase on Feb. 11.

Carlos Ayala, dean of Sonoma State's School of...

Students using 3D printer in Makerspace
December 6, 2016

Sonoma State University has received a grant from the National Science Foundation of more than half a million dollars to create a signature Maker program with a Makerspace on campus for students, faculty and staff to use free of charge.

"We are merging science with art, adding that extra...

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