Contact: Harriet Laird
STARKVILLE, Miss.—Mississippi State is among a distinguished international list of 200 colleges and universities named as inaugural Best Maker Schools in Higher Education by Make: magazine and Newsweek news organization.
MSU’s 2,000-square-foot Idea Shop is the university’s makerspace selected for the recognition, with nominations for the award made by a global community of makers, educators and movement leaders. The creative space, located in downtown Starkville, is a partnership between the School of Human Sciences in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences and the MSU Center for Entrepreneurship and Outreach, or E-Center, in the College of Business.
“This honor isn’t just a win for any one department, it’s a…