Maker Stories A partnership sparks expression, mentorship Original art can be used to explore many topics, local high schoolers learn through a program offered by the Mount Holyoke College Art Museum. Geosciences in the makerspace? Forward-looking technology takes on ancient species. Read a blog by Anna MacDonnell ’21. A home for 21st-century artisans From clothes that light up to vacuum-formed chocolate molds, the Mount Holyoke College Makerspace offers tools and training to create and collaborate. Art history gets lasered, inked Interdisciplinary learning in the arts? Two 15th-century prints, two laser-cut woodblocks, a print press, two hands. Read a blog by Yiqi Chen ’21. A culture of creativity Using the Makerspace to introduce technology into 21st-century liberal arts. Underwater Community Students in the iDesign Studio class in Computer Science and the Costuming II class in the Theater Department teamed up to create this short production. Science is everywhere – and for everyone The pilot year of a STEM camp for girls, a joint offering from Mount Holyoke College and the city of San Juan, brings education and renewed hope. The future of beauty: a frequent-flyer fix Regina Ye ’18 was featured on Huffington Post for her new invention, a travel cosmetic case that protects products and prevents leakages. "Huffington Post" highlights MHC STEM camps. Mount Holyoke College offers two summer STEM courses for girls and women, which were featured in the Huffington Post. A case for entrepreneurship at Mount Holyoke Computer science major Regina Ye ’18 launches a travel-cosmetics company. Read her blog. IDesign Studio redefines tech perception Mount Holyoke’s IDesign Studio demystifies technology, sparks artistic creativity, fuels entrepreneurial spirit and encourages risk-taking across academia. The Makerspace: A launch pad to the future The Makerspace prepares future leaders by combining technology and the liberal arts to teach and engage students studying every academic discipline. MHC leaps into 21st-century maker culture Thanks a generous grant, MHC’s new MEDIAL Project is integrating arts and technology and giving students resources to create, exhibit and perform. 3-D printing prostheses Erin Mullin ’17 adapted and customized code to create a 3-D-printed prosthetic hand that can be made for less than $50 and shared around the world. Remembering Jean Sammet ’48 Jean reminded me, and every student in our class, that we are smart and fully capable of bringing change to an unwelcoming tech world dominated by men.