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Staff & Faculty Training Days!


Please join us for some exciting training classes for staff and faculty at our Murray Hall facility! Fully equipped with 3D printers, laser cutters, sewing machines, a wood shop, and a metal shop, BeAM offers infinite possibilities for creating and learning. Sound like fun? We’re having 2 days of training open to all faculty and staff on campus on December 19th & December 20th. The schedule is below. 



Prerequisite: No previous experience required

Description: An introduction to BeAM’s safety protocols, training regimen, and a hands-on activity with a few of the tools this training will allow you to use. Orientation is a prerequisite for all Murray Hall and Hanes Art Center Makerspace trainings and use of the facilities. A tour of the makerspace will also take place.


Monday, Dec. 19th:  9am – 10am OR 1:30pm – 2:30pm 

Tuesday, Dec. 20th: 9am – 10am OR  1:30pm – 2:30pm 


LASER CUTTER Training – 1 hour

Prerequisite: Orientation

Description: Learn to cut and engrave using BeAM’s laser cutters.  Training includes instruction on machine operation, file preparation, and hands-on use of the machines.  Laser cutters are one of BeAM’s most accessible digital fabrication technologies. 

Monday, Dec.19th: 10am – 11am OR 2:30pm – 3:30pm

Tuesday, Dec.20th: 10am – 11am OR 2:30pm – 3:30pm


3D PRINTER Training – 1 hour

Prerequisite: Orientation

Description: This training covers the hands-on use of the 3D printers using files you find online or create yourself. 

Monday, Dec.19th: 11am – 12pm OR 3:30pm – 4:30pm

Tuesday, Dec.20th: 11am – 12pm OR 3:30pm – 4:30pm


WOODSHOP Training – 2 hours

Prerequisite: Orientation

Description: A two-hour training session focusing on BeAM’s woodworking tools.  This session covers safety, shop policies and a hands-on activity.

Monday, Dec.19th: 10am – 12pm OR 2:30pm – 4:30pm

Tuesday, Dec.20th: 10am – 12pm OR 2:30pm – 4:30pm