Due to ongoing repairs in Lauinger Library, the temperatures on Floors 5, 4, and in the Pierce Reading Room are currently lower than normal. Users may find more comfortable temperatures on the 3rd Floor outside of the Pierce Reading Room and on Floors 2, 1, and the Lower Level as well as the Bioethics and Blommer Science Libraries.
On August 10-12, with support from the Maker Hub and StartupHoyas, Georgetown University sent a team of four entrepreneurial innovators to the Stanley Black and Decker Innovation Lab to participate in Season 3 of Make48, a nationally aired invention competition series where students from leading universities have 48 hours to create a marketable product for a chance to develop and license their invention in hopes of getting it to market. The Make48 television documentary series is supported by innovation industry leaders like Stanley Black and Decker, Ace Hardware and QVC.
Georgetown’s team Saxa Solvers, the only all-women team at the competition, represented a diversity of majors and disciplines. Dana (C’19), majoring in Pre-Health; Melissa, (MSB’20) studying Management, Entrepreneurship, and Environmental Studies; Sarah (C’20), Studying Biology, Psychology, and Film; and Seyi who is majoring in Interdisciplinary Studies, Mathematics and Art, competed alongside teams from twelve other universities, including Michigan Technological University, Rice University, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, University of Miami and more.
Recently, Make48 provided a first look into season 3 with this promotional video, featuring Georgetown’s own Saxa Solvers!