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Maker Hub News Archive

Gelardin + Maker Hub Showcase

Submit Your Creative Projects to the Gelardin + Maker Hub Showcase

The Gelardin + Maker Hub Showcase is accepting projects for the Fall 2018 semester!

Keep Calm and Finals On

Keep Calm and Finals On

Finals can be a stressful time. We want to help! From December 10 - December 14, the Library is offering a series of stress relief activities to keep you from feeling overwhelmed.

Don Undeen, Maker Hub Manager with Jack DeGioia, Georgetown University

Digital Jukebox, Karaoke Picks, and Christmas in Calgary

Spend a little time getting to know recent 2018 President’s Excellence Awardee Don Undeen, Maker Hub Manager!

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Winter Intersession Hours

The Library will have shortened hours over Winter Intersession. Check out the Library’s hours before planning your visit!

Team Saxa Solvers working with a mentor at the Make48 Competition

Make48 Sneak Peak of Team Saxa Solvers

Make48 has released a first look at their upcoming season featuring Georgetown students in the college vs. college makeathon!

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Thanksgiving Break Hours

Will you be on the Hilltop for the holiday? Check out the Library’s Thanksgiving Break Hours.

Film Strip with Images of Students in the Maker Hub

Enjoy Season 2 of Maker Hub Stories

Meet classes of Hoya makers and innovators in the second season of the Library’s video series, Maker Hub Stories!

Students celebrate beating the clock in Lauinger Library's Escape Room

Escape the Hilltop Conspiracy! Faculty, Students, and Librarians Develop an Escape Room

This fall, 5 adventurous student teams worked to solve a mystery in Lauinger Library. Read about how this escape room experience came together and what is next for escape rooms on the Hilltop.


Students at a workshop in the Maker Hub

Secure Your Seat at Fall Workshops

There is still time to secure your seat at some of the Library’s fall workshops! Check out upcoming topics and sign up today!

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Create Your Halloween Costume in the Maker Hub

Haven’t figured out your Halloween costume yet? No problem! Drop by the Maker Hub’s costume workshop in partnership with the Department of Performing Arts on Friday, October 26!


Help Us Improve Library Programs and Events

The Library would like your help in improving its programs and events! Fill out this brief questionnaire to provide us with feedback. 

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Feature Your Artwork in the Library

Calling all student artists! The Gelardin New Media Center is looking for 2D artwork to feature in its first-floor gallery. 

Laurent Emeritz, Maker Neighbor, and student in the Maker Hub

Get Inspired to Partner with the Library

In spring 2018 the Library was able to host a unique event through the forming of a creative partnership. See how this partnership came together in our newest video and learn how you can enhance teaching and learning through working with the Library.

Students in the Idea Lab

Maker Hub Anniversary Expo

Celebrate the Maker Hub’s second birthday on October 19 during Family Weekend with our Annual Maker Hub Anniversary Expo!

Two students working on laptops in the Maker Hub

New Maker Hub Homepage

Over the summer of 2018, the Maker Hub undertook a major effort to revamp and expand its website, with new content and features.

DCode members working with students in the Idea Lab

Maker Hub Supports DCode Program

The Maker Hub has been supporting DCode GU, a student-run organization promoting computer science education in local DC schools.

Escape the Hilltop Conspiracy

Can you Escape the Hilltop Conspiracy?

Do you like games and puzzles? Enjoy solving mysteries? Can you keep cool when the pressure is on? Test your skills in our new escape room experience!

Don Undeen, Maker Hub Manager with students

Maker Hub Manager Teaches New Course

Don Undeen, Maker Hub Manager at Georgetown University Library is launching a new course for the fall 2018 semester, CCTP 702 - Creative Web Development.

International Air Quality Lab Air Quality Monitor

Class Builds Air Pollution Monitors in Maker Hub

This spring, students in STIA 315 – International Air Quality Lab built and tested a design for a low-cost air quality monitor which will provide communities around the globe with better access to information about air pollution in their area.

The Make48 team: Dana, Melissa, Sarah, and Seyi

Meet Georgetown's Make48 Team "Saxa Solvers"

Meet the team of students representing Georgetown University at the Make48 College vs. College competition that will take place in August 2018!

Lauren Emeritz

Maker Hub Launches Maker Neighbor Program

Won’t you be our neighbor? The Maker Hub has announced the "Maker Neighbor" program to engage with the diverse, talented community of professionals, makers and artists in the DC area, and connect Georgetown students with learning opportunities.

Join the Library at TLISI 2018

Join the Library for sessions at this year’s Teaching, Learning & Innovation Summer Institute which runs from May 21-24.

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The Gelardin + Maker Hub Showcase is Back

The Gelardin and Maker Hub Showcase is accepting projects for the Spring 2018 semester!

Maker Hub Show

Maker Hub Shows

Join the Library for two upcoming showcases in the Maker Hub and Idea Lab where students who have created items in the Maker Hub share their ideas and their design process!

Two students working in the Production Studio in the Gelardin New Media Center

Discover the Library’s Production and Emerging Technology Spaces

Create your next masterpiece on the first floor of Lauinger with the Library’s media production equipment, fabrication tools, and state-of-the-art software!

Lucy Obus, Yanchen Wang, Jake Glass, Rushika Shekhar, and Roisin McLoughlin at VHacks with their prize check

Georgetown Team Wins Migrant & Refugee Category at VHacks

Georgetown University sent a team of five undergraduate and graduate students to the Vatican over spring break to compete in VHacks, a social justice hackathon. Georgetown’s proposal for “Credit/Ability” won first prize in the migrant & refugee category.

people presenting at Make48

Join Georgetown's Make48 Team, Participate in a Televised Product-Development Makeathon!

In mid-August 2018, with support from the Maker Hub and StartupHoyas, Georgetown University will be sending a team of 4 entrepreneurial innovators to Baltimore to participate in Make48, a nationally televised “Makeathon,” where students from leading universities have 48 hou

Students speaking at Make48

Georgetown Make48 Information Session and Mixer

Become a part of Georgetown’s Make48 team! Join us on March 16 for an informational mixer to learn about the televised product-development makeathon. No experience required, just creativity!

Make48 Logo: Everyone's gota a big idea

Georgetown Enters Make48 2018 College Vs. College

The Maker Hub and Startup Hoyas are delighted to announce that Georgetown will be sending a team of students to participate in Make48 2018 College vs. College.

student using the loom

We Take Donations

The Maker Hub thrives on donations from our generous community, and wants to share these giving opportunities with you.


Jake Glass, Roisin McGloughlin, Lucy Obus, Rushika Shekhar, and Yanchen Wang

Meet the Hoyas Who Will Be Hacking the Vatican

Meet the Georgetown students who will be participating in VHacks, the 3-day hackathon at the Vatican over spring break this March!

Examples of printmaking

Draw, Carve, Print!

Join the Maker Hub, the Booth Family Center for Special Collections, and the Department of Art and Art History for a special printmaking workshop on February 28!

Woman in classroom on laptop

Spring Library Workshops Schedule Announced

Sign up for free workshops from the Gelardin New Media Center, the Maker Hub, and Digital Scholarship to learn new technology applications and skills.