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BeAM is for You!

BeAM@CAROLINA is a network of makerspaces where you can join the UNC maker community in the design and making of physical objects for education, research, entrepreneurship and recreation. You can participate in open studios, training sessions, workshops, hosted classes and group activities. Enjoy spaces equipped with emerging technologies like 3D printing as well as wood and metalworking shops.


Recent Events at BeAM

TURBINE POWER

The Energy Literacy, Engagement and Action Program, Energy LEAP, visits BeAM.
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A WONDER CONNECTION

Ollie and Marcus assembling their robotic crane.
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ELECTRONICS COURSE

A course attendee, having a Eureka moment...
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RESEARCH WORKSHOPS

Image of students in a research workshop
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PROSTHETICS PROTOTYPING

The team who researched and developed a prototypical soft hand prosthetic.
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GE GIRLS CAMP AT BEAM

Image of a BeAM instructor assisting a girl from the GE Girls Camp at their recent visit
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GIRLS SAVE THE WORLD

A young girl from HGSW participating in a BeAM mold-making information session
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RESEARCHING ULTRASOUND

Leela Goel
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Collaborate

Collaborate

Being part of the growing maker movement on campus, you will make new friends from different background and disciplines. Does your project need expertise you are lacking? Chances are excellent that there will be another maker who will be happy to help, share, and teach you new skills.

Create

Create

You will be part of a vibrant community of makers as you tinker, design and build in highly collaborative environments that provide the tools, training and support you need to turn ideas into real objects.

Research

Research

Whether you are a student, staff member or faculty building instruments or artwork for your scholarly activities, or an entrepreneur prototyping a concept, at BeAM you can make your ideas real.

Learn

Learn

You have many free workshops to choose from, and will enjoy on-site support in 3D printing, laser cutting and electronics, as well as woodworking and metalworking. If you are a faculty member, you will have our support in integrating making into your classroom.