education

Technology Edges Out Unprepared Human Workers

It’s a common theme in conversations about the introduction of technologies into the workplace. Given the scarcity of quality employment, any news that technology is edging out its human counterparts…

iMakr Sponsors Summer Merit Program for 3D Printing, Electronics and Programming Classes

It has been said that 3D printing is the wave of the future. While some outside observers and industry experts see a slowdown in the adoption of 3D printing technology…

CIA Explores Future of Edible 3D Prints

No, not that CIA. I’m talking about the Culinary Institute of America (remember to use your context clues!) A lab at the CIA has been equipped by 3D Systems with a retrofitted…

Nanoscribe Holds First-Ever User Meeting in US at Harvard University

In an industry where a majority of involved innovators are focused on making 3D printing technology better through making it bigger, the German-based company Nanoscribe GmbH is proving that printing at…

MakerGirl: Piquing Rural Girls’ Interest in 3D Printing

While the integration of 3D printing technology has changed the face of ‘shop class’, the sex based disparity in those using the new shop equipment remains the same. As a result there…

Innovative 3D Printing Lessons Plans Run Amok At MakerBot’s San Francisco Makeathon

When it comes to 3D printing education, not too many companies have invested as much time and energy into providing resources as the prominent New York City-based desktop 3D printing…

Failure to Produce Biodiesel Leads Students to Make Low-Cost DLP 3D Printer

At some point in our lives, we’ve all set out to complete a task that turns out to be more than we can really achieve and had to settle for…

MakerBot Makeathon Kicks off in NYC

MakerBot is known for supporting education, and that is evident by the large numbers of MakerBot printers finding their way into public schools and universities. The weekend before last I…

Software Developer Launches Kickstarter Campaign to Help Provide 3D Design Courses to Beginners

As the number of real life applications that involve the use of 3D design and 3D printing continues to increase, so does the need to educate the world—particularly the younger…

Michigan Tech Students Give Biodegradable Plastic a Boost with Their Company, Superior Filament

There are an ever-increasing number of universities and other higher educational institutions that currently have the goal to enhance and educate students on the state of 3D printing, but only…

Indian Engineering Students Create Desktop Metal 3D Printer from Scratch

As 3D printing technology continues to bloom in different parts of the world, the country of India has become an innovation hub for additive manufacturing. This particularly rings true in their…

ANSYS Aims for Academic Innovation with Student Versions of SpaceClaim and ANSYS Aim Software

As time passes and innovation continues to ensue, more and more companies and educational institutions are working together to groom the next generation of engineers and design-savvy professionals. Both 3D…

Warner Bros. Employees Participate in 32-Hour Hackathon with Airwolf’s Axiom 3D Printer

As 3D printing continues to rise in popularity and capability, an increasing number of unexpected companies have taken unique approaches to get themselves familiar with this emerging technology. One of…

MIT Graduate Course Challenges Students to Completely Reinvent 3D Printing Technology

Of all the universities and institutions that are experimenting with and further innovating upon 3D printing, not many can match the technological prowess of the prestigious Massachusetts Institute of Technology…

New Zealand Researchers 3D Scan and Print Frog Skeletons for Anatomy Education

Whether it’s an anatomical model of the human body or wild cats, 3D printing technology has proved to be a valuable asset for education on the structure and relationship between…

West African WoeLab is Creating 3D Printers and Robots From E-Waste

In February, we reported on a unique 3D printer that came out of the Buni Hub maker space, which is located in Tanzania, the coastal country in the eastern part of…

Weistek Launches $249 MiniToy 3D Printer for STEM Education in China and Beyond

Last April, 3DPrint.com reported that China intends to install at least one 3D printer in each of its 400,000 elementary schools. There are several companies ready to take advantage of this…

Staples “Thanks a Million” Teachers by Donating $425,000 in 3D Printers Nationwide

The office supply chain store Staples is no stranger to the world of 3D printing. They’re currently selling 34 different 3D printers from a dozen different companies, including MakerBot, 3D…

Boy Uses Bar Mitzvah Money to Bring Maker Bus to Israeli Children

A bar mitzvah is a coming-of-age ceremony held for Jewish boys when they turn 13 (girls hold a bat mitzvah at either 12 or 13) which celebrates their passage into…

3D Slash Begins Offering Beta Program for Teachers with Premium Offer for Classroom Management

Accessibility and affordability. That’s the chant we’ve been hearing in the 3D printing industry forever now, and while some companies truly put their money where their mouth is, often both…

Fusion3 Consolidates Professional Market Presence with New F400 Enclosed 3D Printer

The trend is fairly clear lately that, after entering the market with affordable and sufficiently reliable desktop 3D printers, several companies are now working to expand that experience into those segments…

The Windsor Boys’ School: Young Design Engineers Emerge with Impressive 3D Printed Coursework

The Windsor Boys’ School has been at the forefront of education for over 100 years in the UK, and today we see that they are placing their students at the…

Finalists Announced for Stratasys’ 12th Annual Extreme Redesign Challenge

Education is one of the quickest growing markets in the 3D printing industry. It makes sense that industry giants would want to foster the next generation of engineers and designers…

YSoft Unveils eDee 3D Printer & New Release of YSoft SafeQ Platform

I remember when I was in middle school and we received our first computer. Cloistered away in a special room, students were treated to short introductory sessions. I’m not sure…