Penn State latest in growing number of colleges to open makerspace


The university is opening a new makerspace, called the Invention Studio, which will allow students and faculty to design and create projects using cutting edge technology.

White House, tech leaders voice support for teen arrested over homemade clock


President Barack Obama, along with members ‚Äčof his administration's tech team, have voiced their support for a 14-year-old Dallas student who was arrested Monday after his school confused his rudimentary clock for a model of a bomb.

California makerspace spreads creativity to teachers across the country


The Tinkering Studio, a makerspace inside the Exploratorium, a science museum in San Francisco, received a $750,000 grant from the Department of Education and other sources.