The ‘Maker Movement’ Goes to College

Institutions gamble on open workshops as engines of entrepreneurship

Lisa DeJong

A Case Western Reserve student (left) works with a staff member to drill a hole in a mold of a laryngoscope. The aim of the project is to measure the pressure patients feel during medical procedures.
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The ghosts of a glorious American enterprise haunt the old Lincoln Storage building at the southern end of Case Western Reserve University’s campus here in Cleveland. A hundred years ago, the men who built this city on invention and heavy industry...

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