Mason MakerSpace

Mason MakerSpace GMU's First Student Run MakerSpace - Opening FALL 2015

National Renewable Energy Laboratory
04/23/2019

National Renewable Energy Laboratory

Have an idea that could drive innovation and advance #AmericanSolar? We want to hear from you!

Learn how to participate in Round 2 of the Solar Prize in an informational webinar with NREL and U.S. Department of Energy on April 24th.

Learn more and register to participate at https://bit.ly/2Im6yaa

3 Spots Left for the TEQ Strategy 1 Day Drone Build at Nova Labs in Reston! Register here before August 1st-  http://bit...
07/30/2018

3 Spots Left for the TEQ Strategy 1 Day Drone Build at Nova Labs in Reston! Register here before August 1st- http://bit.ly/TEQDroneForm

Only 3 Spots Left for the 1 Day Drone Build Session
Last Day to Register: August 1st - http://bit.ly/TEQDroneForm
Follow us on our Meetup Page - bit.ly/TEQStrategyMeetup

05/21/2018
Tritec Associates Inc.

Tritec Associates Inc.

Head over to Freshwood to sign up for the 2018 Design It Digital Student Competition! Students have 10 more days to get their entries in for your chance to win $1,000 and great prizes from their sponsors!

Startups Ignite
05/10/2018
Startups Ignite

Startups Ignite

Stop wasting time. 🔥⏰
Are you ready to ignite your startup growth in 14 days?

TEQ Strategy STEM Workshops
05/09/2018

TEQ Strategy STEM Workshops

Find out about kids and teens activities at Nova Labs - Like the TEQ Strategy Drone Workshop! Also other Summer Camps, workshop, and classes. Our kid’s programming show case will be on May 9th, at 7pm. Sign up here: https://www.meetup.com/NOVA-Makers/events/249992855/

TEQ Strategy STEM Workshops
05/05/2018

TEQ Strategy STEM Workshops

We are excited to offer 2 Teen Drone Workshops this Summer! Build Your Own Drone to Keep!

Red Blue Collective
04/11/2018
Red Blue Collective

Red Blue Collective

Market your physical product for crowdfunding or growth.

02/14/2018
Red Blue Collective

Awesome interview with Callye and Mike interviewing Richard Levy, the guy who invented Furby.

We had chance to ask Richard Levy questions after the presentation.

We need you Mason Makers! Come volunteer for the biggest maker event of the Year!
01/08/2018

We need you Mason Makers! Come volunteer for the biggest maker event of the Year!

FREE ADMISSION & T-SHIRTS! Each year, we are humbled to have our AMAZING volunteers help make (heehee) Maker Faire NoVa a fun and exciting day for thousands of attendees and Makers! Please sign up because the perks are AWESOME! Thank you! 👏🏼 http://www.signupgenius.com/go/30e094fa4a62da0fa7-maker

First Responder Challenge
11/26/2017
First Responder Challenge

First Responder Challenge

Firefighters, Law Enforcement Officers, and Paramedics risk their lives to save ours. From everyday emergencies to national disasters, each situation presents unique challenges.

Techshop DC-Arlington
10/30/2017

Techshop DC-Arlington

The scariest deals you will see from TechShop this Fall end at Midnight on Halloween!

$120 for 1 class and a FREE month of membership (save $150)
$432 for any 6-pack of premium classes (save 40%)
$750 for a BOGO deal on 3-month unlimited SBU passes
$990 for a 1-year Membership (save 40%)

http://techshop.com/offers/?code=MakerSeason2017

Just a few more days to make this a reality! Chris Savage built his startup while at #Mason now help him #giveback to #s...
09/05/2017
www.kickstarter.com

Just a few more days to make this a reality! Chris Savage built his startup while at #Mason now help him #giveback to #savethebees #masongives

We are a small business located in Northern Virginia that started right here, from a successful Kickstarter Campaign. True Honey Teas is dedicated to producing the high quality and flavorful single-serve teas. Along with our exceptional teas, we care about natural sweeteners and ingredients. It is o...

07/19/2017
DC-Arlington Beat the Heat with even more savings. Memberships, Classes, Storage, and Water Jet Sale - One Week Only!

http://info.techshop.com/dc-arlington-storage-and-water-jet-sale-one-week-only?hs_preview=BYiYTVuU-5262257596?hs_preview=BYiYTVuU-5262257596

After celebrating TechShop's 3 year anniversary Open House event last Friday here at DC-Arlington, we decided that we didn't want the fun to be over just yet. We wanted to keep up with all the celebrations with our crushing victory at water jet battleship . On top of our current nationwide Beat the…

06/05/2017
TechShop is the World's First Open-Access Workshop -- Job Openings

TechShop is Hiring for Instructors and Dream Consultants - Also Internships are available (Unpaid) for students interested who want to take classes and get a free membership.
http://www.techshop.ws/job_openings.html
DC/Arlington available openings:
Instructors: Woodshop -- TechShop DC-Arlington
Instructor: Metal/Machine Shop -- TechShop DC-Arlington Dream Consultant -- TechShop DC-Arlington
Interns: Email [email protected]

TechShop is a membership-based do-it-yourself workshop that provides members with the use of tools and equipment, classes and a vibrant and creative community of people so they can build the things they have always wanted to make.

GMUMIX
05/02/2017

GMUMIX

JR Garage will be at the MIX today from 3-6!! come and meet them! Then stay for Mark M. Gottlieb at 7 for the last Grasshopper Design event and learn how to 3D print in metal!

Like robots and awesomeness?
04/11/2017

Like robots and awesomeness?

MIT Technology Review
02/22/2017
MIT Technology Review

MIT Technology Review

The wearables market seems to focus on adorning our wrists with gadgets, but ears are actually a great spot for tech adornment.

02/02/2017
GMUMIX

GMUMIX

We wanted to post the hours for next week but we still don't have 3D printers working. We do have - drones (thanks G and C Garage!) sewing machines, VR- HTC Vive, laser scanner, arduinos, and microcontrollers! We also have stuff that we want to have taken apart! Stay tuned for Electronic Surgery day!

Maker Faire NoVa
01/15/2017

Maker Faire NoVa

As we gear up to celebrate MLK Day, please consider volunteering at our NoVa Maker Faire on March 19th! Click this link for available opportunities and bring your friends! http://nova.makerfaire.com/volunteer/ Thank you to each of our wonderful volunteers, we appreciate all hands on deck to make the greatest show (and tell) event happen 👍🏼

GMUMIX
09/18/2016

GMUMIX

Interested in CAD design? Come this Monday at 1PM at the MIX!

GMUMIX
09/18/2016

GMUMIX

Human Powered Vehicle meeting Monday at 5!

Help out and fill out a survey
09/13/2016
Bottle Designs

Help out and fill out a survey

Your response will influence our next bottle choice.

#PatriotPioneer- Stop Missing Out!
08/29/2016

#PatriotPioneer- Stop Missing Out!

Best way to learn about innovation and entrepreneurship is to get out there and do it. #PatriotPioneer gives points and awards for experimenting and exploring. Register now for your first 10 points and a prize.
http://bit.ly/patriotpioneer

GMUMIX
04/11/2016
GMUMIX

GMUMIX

If you are a Mason student and you attend both events you will receive a copy of Running Lean for the Spring 2016 "1776/Mason Innovation Double Header" (more on the book below)....

Deans' Business Plan Competition, Mobile Game Competition Mason Maker Showcase | Friday April 15, 2016 (12:30 pm - 4:30 pm) | 1776 Crystal City.

This annual event also includes the Mobile Game Competition and the work of countless Mason creators at the Mason Maker Showcase. Lunch will be served. Space limited, register now.

The finalists for the 2016 Deans' Business Plan Competition are (in alphabetical order): Create More Music Studios, EasyFBO, Ground Control Coffee, Selva Farms, and Youlery. The finalists represent multiple schools, undergrad and graduate students, alumni, and diverse industries and markets.

On Wednesday April 20 (6 pm - 8:30 pm) Mason will join 7 other schools for a greater DC student entrepreneurship meetup at 1776 Dupont Circle, Washington DC... Register for the event now. There are limited spots for each school. This is a huge opp to get out there, meet people, find and share opportunities, and check out 1776's DC location. Begin to grow your innovation network with us on April 20.

Book awarded for completing the Spring 2016 "1776/Mason Innovation Double Header": If you are a Mason student and you register for each event, attend each event, and post a pic on twitter/instagram or facebook from each event you will receive a copy of Ash Maurya's Running Lean: Iterate from Plan A to a Plan That Works. We love Maurya's book and want more folks to make use of his principles for innovators.

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/the-annual-deans-business-plan-competition-tickets-22656594484

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/greater-metro-dc-entrepreneurs-tickets-24190198535

Sign up now for a chance to win 30k for your startup!
03/25/2016

Sign up now for a chance to win 30k for your startup!

Just a couple days left to apply to the 2016 Deans' Business Plan Competition. Over $30,000 in cash and prizes are available to Mason innovators.

GMUMIX
03/03/2016

GMUMIX

Apply to Display Your Work!!!

Are you a Mason student or alumni or faculty/staff and part of the maker movement? Do you make craft beer, build drones or 3d print shoes and accessories? We are open to those creating, experimenting, and making for pleasure, commerce, passion or social impact.

Email Jade Garret for more information in participating at Mason's First Ever Makerfaire April 15, 2016. jgarre13/@/gmu.edu

Sign up to spread the word! Nova Mini Makerfaire!
02/04/2016
NoVa Mini Maker Faire | Street Team Signup

Sign up to spread the word! Nova Mini Makerfaire!

Whether you’re attending an event or passing by a vibrant shop in your neighborhood, help spread the good word in and around the Washington, DC region. It’s a fun way to explore your area, meet business owners, and engage your community. Best of all, you’ll earn two adult tickets to the Faire, value…

Want to be a part of this? Email jgarre13@gmu.edu
01/16/2016
Call For Makers

Want to be a part of this? Email [email protected]

Calling all Makers for 2016! The NoVa Mini Maker Faire uses an online system for Maker Proposals which we call the CFM (Call for Makers). If you need more info, keep reading below or register onlin…

If you don't know about the MIX@Innovation - (Mason Innovation eXchange) GMU'S first Makerspace that gives students FREE...
01/07/2016
GMUMIX

If you don't know about the [email protected] - (Mason Innovation eXchange) GMU'S first Makerspace that gives students FREE and open access to tools and technology (3D Printers, CAD classes, Microcontrollers, and a Laser Engraver coming in February!!!!) Swing by Room 318 in Innovation Hall or like us on out FB page www.facebook.com/GMUMIX to stay up to date on days/times we will hold free 3D printing and design courses! Share this and you could win a Private 3D printing class for you and 3 of your best Mason Student Friends!!! Winner will be notified Jan 19th.

MIX = Mason Innovation Exchange - Prototyping Maker Lab for Mason Students to get open access to tools and technology - Free 3D Printing, VR, Sewing Certifications (many more).

We are at two location on the Fairfax campus:

[email protected] - Innovation Hall 318
[email protected] - A Wing of Fenwick Library

That is awesome! He made a nimbus 2000
01/04/2016
What do you get the Harry Potter fan who has everything?

That is awesome! He made a nimbus 2000

Civil engineer major Jared Weissman decided to make his girlfriend of five years Shelby Stein, 21, a senior at George Mason University in Fairfax, Virginia, a Nimbus 2000 broomstick for Christmas.

Address

4400 University Dr - Innovation Hall 3rd Floor
Fairfax, VA
22030

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