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...

Carlos Ayala and Jessica Parker take a selfie at the Nation of Makers conference at the White House.
June 16, 2015

Sonoma State University's School of Education was invited to the White House Friday morning to discuss the Obama administration's Maker Schools Alliance. U.S. Chief Technology Officer Megan Smith and Maker movement founder Dale Doughtery were among the those speaking at the conference, which...

hand holding microchip
August 26, 2015

Students at six Mendocino County high schools are learning how to make homemade Geiger counters and mud-powered batteries thanks to a group from Sonoma State University and a $3 million grant from the U.S. Department of Education.

The project, Learning By Making: STEM Success for...

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...

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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