President's Cabinet Fab Lab at Ball High School
Establishing the UTMB President's Cabinet Fab Lab at Ball High School Co-principal investigators: Maurine Nichols and Rebecca Trout Unbehagen Moody Medical Library and Health Policy and Legislative Affairs Due to the success of the MakerNurse Medical MakerHealth Space Lab, supported by a 2015 President’s Cabinet grant, this project seeks to create a similar lab at Galveston’s Ball High School to provide higher level learning experiences to the next generation of healthcare, research and biomedical science workers. This fabrication laboratory (Fab Lab) will combine tools and materials for woodworking, metalworking, electronics, robotics, textiles, computers and soft circuits and will become part of the school’s career and technology education program. This dedicated space will also be accessible to middle school students.
(2015-05)In 2015 the President's Cabinet exercised farsightedness by creating the UTMB Health MakerHealth Space. UTMB's makerspace achievements inspired the idea of creating a makerspace at Galveston's Ball High School to bring ...