About 20 students with majors including biology, Russian languages and studio art recently came together to build a telescope in the new makerspace in the basement of Hanes Art Center.
With funding from the Carolina Parents Council, BeAM (Be A Maker) launched the Maker-in-Residence Program, inviting experts to lead a series of workshops with students to creatively build something, whether for art or for a solution to a scientific challenge. The program is co-sponsored by the department of applied physical sciences in the College of Arts and Sciences.
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