UNLV + Las Vegas Make-A-Thon: APPLY!

When

Sep. 19, 2018 (All day)
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Description

HACKATHON + MAKING = MAKE-A-THON

The Las Vegas and Boston Hubs of the Global Shapers (an initiative of the World Economic Forum)—in partnership with the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the UNLV Howard R. Hughes College of Engineering—present the Las Vegas Make-A-Thon at the UNLV School of Architecture, bringing together art, architecture, business, design, engineering and entrepreneurship students to hack, make and create innovative solutions using programming and rapid prototyping techniques featuring arduino. All making will be done in an open and collaborative studio environment to incubate creative ideas.

This year, the theme will be the future of food. 

Admission Information

Free and open to all UNLV students, apply by September 28th to participate.

Contact Information

UNLV School of Architecture
Alberto de Salvatierra

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External Sponsor

Bringing in mentors from Harvard, MIT, and Cornell, along with young entrepreneurs from the East and West Coasts (and here in Las Vegas), this is a collaborative campus endeavor between the UNLV School of Architecture, the Department of Art at the UNLV College of Fine Arts, the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the UNLV Howard R. Hughes College of Engineering, the MBA Programs at the UNLV Lee Business School, and the UNLV Architecture Studies Library. The event also has support from Culinairy Labs, EM Labs, StartupTree and PROXIIMA.