Education

SolidProfessor & ATE Partner to Bring Online & Classroom 3D Software & Printing Education to Southeast Asia  

While other cities, countries, and companies may be spending an inordinate amount of time conceptualizing and talking about how they are going to harness the benefits of 3D printing, we’ve…

Iowa State University Attains 3D Systems ProX 300 3D Printer Amidst Statewide Campus Tech Growth

As a former college professor at a California State University campus a decade ago, I wonder how it would have felt hearing students and colleagues talk about what they are…

UTC Aerospace Systems Opens New 3D Printing Materials Lab in Connecticut and Announces Partnership with UCONN

UTC Aerospace Systems manufactures advanced aerospace and defense technology that is used by companies all over the world. The company designs, manufactures and services advanced components used by commercial, business…

Thinking Beyond the Desktop: University Libraries are Turning to Fusion3 Industrial 3D Printers to Make a Makerspace that Will Last

For the 3D printing industry, 2014 was defined primarily by the major printer manufacturers moving quickly and aggressively to educate the public on 3D printing and to get their desktop…

Ready for Career Success: North Carolina Interior Design Students Gain Valuable Skillsets in 3D Printing

As the benefits of digital technology and fabrication begin to show themselves in nearly every corner of the globe today, we see them seeping into nearly every sector—and thankfully, education…

Montclair State University Opens a MIX Lab with 35 MakerBot 3D Printers on Campus

One way to follow how 3D printing is influencing higher education is to follow the number of campuses adding 3D printing spaces that allow students access to all of the latest technology,…

UL at UofL: AMCC Opens In Louisville

A couple of weeks ago I was cruising my LinkedIn feed and noticed a post from Matthew Pasha. He’s the Marketing Manager for Digital Manufacturing Technologies at Underwriters Laboratories (UL)….

STEM Divas Gets Young Girls Interested in 3D Printing and Other Technology

There’s been a lot of debate on how to get young girls more involved in the STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) curriculum. There’s some controversy about the practice of…

Harvard or Yale? Forget it! Focus on STEM Education in Colorado–and Make as Much as $80K

Oh, the bliss of being a high school student and dreaming about colleges, without much of a thought to tuition payments, dorms, apartments, cars, jobs—and the list that grows and…

Many STEM Classrooms 3D Printing e-NABLE Prosthetics, SC Middle Schoolers Launch HandChallenge

Founded just a few years ago, e-NABLE is a movement that has developed many layers to their goodwill efforts around the world using 3D design and 3D printing to help those in…

3D Printing: The Stories We Didn’t Cover This Week–February 6

In this week’s 3D printing news, we have more than one story about metal 3D printing, which is growing ever more popular. Materialise is sponsoring a 3D printed metal workshop tour,…

SolidProfessor Announces Two New 3D Printing Courses for Beginners and MakerBot Users

3D printing education is really taking off these days as the technology complements the STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) curriculum quite well. Even if this is the case, there…

Zortrax Continues to Drive 3D Printing Education in Poland

An increasing number of companies have recognized the importance of including 3D printing as part of STEM (science, technology, engineering, math) education, but the necessary equipment is on the expensive…

Dremel Dreams Curriculum is the Key to Inspiring Students in 3D Printing

The key to making kids want to learn is through connecting at their level, discovering their interests, and inspiring them to grow. We all know that school isn’t much fun…

Stratasys Launches Free 3D Printing Education Modules for Middle and High School Levels

As the education sector undergoes many uncertain changes due to curriculum reform and testing protocols, one thing is certain: there’s a desire for educators to incorporate new technologies into classrooms. Part…

Less Than Two Weeks Left to Enter Stratasys’ Extreme Redesign 3D Printing Challenge

As of late, many of the “big boys” of 3D printing have seen their stocks take a precipitous plunge. The prevailing wisdom is that even the desktop 3D printing market…

Australia Begins the Push for STEM Curriculum Early On with National Innovation and Science Agenda

Australia is calling women and children to begin participating in their budding National Innovation and Science Agenda, just beginning to unfold as the government pours $48 million into a STEM…

Sculpteo Compiles Resources for Child- and Beginner-Friendly 3D Printing Education

In my decades-long teaching career, I have some experience teaching science and math concepts, though I preferred teaching literature and grammar. But now that Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) curricula…

Makers Empire Launches Pilot Program to Get 3D Printing Education into South Australian Primary Schools

It’s pretty much universally agreed upon that 3D printing education is vital in schools from early elementary through college levels. Most kids in school today will encounter 3D technology in…

Webinar Focuses on How Idaho Steel Uses 3D Systems’ ProX 500 SLS 3D Printer

3D printing techniques and applications are growing so fast that many 3D printer manufacturing and software companies conduct their own educational seminars online. Known as webinars, these online sessions inform the public…

3Doodler EDU Team Uses LEGOs to Teach STEM Lessons

If you are American and were stopped on the street and randomly asked, “What do you think the most popular educational toy is of all time?” there’s a high likelihood…

3Doodler 3D Printing Pen Takes Off in UAE Educational Institutions

We cover a lot of projects on Kickstarter, and it’s always amazing to see them take off the way the 3Doodler 3D printing pen has taken off. Recently, the pen has…

Hard Science and Education Both Win with 3D Printed Craters from the Moon and Mars

Last week a pair of scientists spoke at the Geological Society of America (GSA) conference in Baltimore about the many benefits of converting 3D topographical data gathered from the surface…

3D Systems Partners with Intuitive Surgical and FRGS to Create Training Modules for Robotic Hysterectomies

Hysterectomies can be traumatic for a woman, but the fact is that nearly 433,000 of them are performed in the United States each year, making them the second most common surgical…