A hearty Swat welcome to the newest, chonkiest member of our Makerspace Machine Family, the ShopSabre CNC Router. What is a CNC? Well, Computer Numerical Control refers to any number of machines that operates by digital instructions, rather than by manual effort. Other familiar CNC devices are 3D printers and Laser Cutters. In our kind of workshop, CNC is usually shorthand for a multi-axis Router, or cutter. This tool is capable of taking your intricate 3D designs and recreating them in physical material! You can cut complex shapes in plywood, create 3D sculptures out of foam or wood, make true-to-life … Continue reading CNC has landed in the Makerspace!
Friends, as we embark on a much-deserved winter break, ITS would like to express our sincere appreciation for the many ways you support our community. In addition to our ITS colleagues, we want our entire community to enjoy a relaxing … Continue reading ITS Support During Winter Break 2022-2023
We are pleased to welcome MakerSpace Manager Josh Jordan to the Swarthmore College community. In this video Josh shares how making, architecture, and design coalesce in the work he does as the MakerSpace Manager. Josh also provides an introduction to … Continue reading Welcome New MakerSpace Manager Josh Jordan
Recently several members of the ITS staff attended the EDUCAUSE 2022 Conference. Part of it was held in person in Denver, and part of it was held purely in a virtual environment, on line. EDUCAUSE is one of the largest … Continue reading EDUCAUSE 2022
Are you looking for a way to build a website for your academic research or online CV? If so, Swarthmore ITS has several options available for faculty. Types of Faculty Websites From generally less technical/time-consuming to more technical/time-consuming: Profile page … Continue reading Faculty Website Options
[Refer to Part 1 of this post.] “Improve your presentations with just one click” would underestimate what we do in Accessibility@Swat. However, by clicking on and reading this article, you have already taken a step to improve your presentations for … Continue reading How to improve your presentations with just one click [Part 2]