The University of La Verne’s fourth annual Makerspaces for Innovation and Research in Academics (MIRA) conference will take place virtually on Thursday, July 15, and will feature a range of solutions from makerspaces all over the country.
Makerspaces are innovative communities that aim to build, craft, and create solutions in a do-it-yourself, think-space environment. The University of La Verne hosts its vibrant makerspace in the Wilson Library and provides tools, such as 3-D printers and laser cutters, to support the ideas of developers inside and outside of the university community.
Student, faculty, and staff participants will come from schools and organizations including Michigan State University, the Long Beach Public Library, the University of California-Riverside, Carnegie Mellon University, and more. The conference is created and led by the Wilson Library staff.
More than 60…