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Benedetti and Truong cut plywood on a band saw to make the front cover of their musical archway.

High-school students in Engineering Design Workshop take education into their own hands

Aug 14th, 2017

Sometimes the most important question to ask in an engineering workshop for high school students...

The team with their silver trophy at the Formula SAE Electric competition in Lincoln, Nebraska

MIT team races to second in electric car competition

Jun 30th, 2017

Strong performances across multiple categories boost MIT Motorsports electric vehicle team at...

Lee Perlman in marron shirt

Breaking down walls between the ivory tower and prison

May 27th, 2017

The MIT Prison Initiative provides an academic framework for undergraduates and local inmates to...

Building the electronics circuitboard

Edgerton Center holds workshops on creating, maintaining, and enjoying successful makerspaces

May 23rd, 2017

K-12 educators from New England and as far away as Michigan learned the value of makerspaces...

Prof. J. Kim Vandiver remarks on the history of the center and its future

Celebrating the Edgerton Center, an original MIT makerspace

Apr 21st, 2017

One of MIT's original makerspaces celebrates a quarter century. On April 13, alumni, faculty,...

Day one - Ed Moriarty introduces the project

In a three-day workshop, 60 Beijing High School students build 20 underwater Remotely Operated Vehicles (ROVs) and launch them in the Zesiger Pool

Mar 21st, 2017

This past February, the Edgerton Center hosted 60 tenth grade students from the Beijing...

Brandon Wang interviews Lorenzo Candelaria

Terrascope Radio documentary wins national award

Dec 13th, 2016

An audio documentary produced by nine freshmen has received a 2016 Student Production Award from...

Students on FSAE at work in the Edgerton Center's Area 51 Shop

Harder, Better, Faster, Stronger

Nov 29th, 2016

Imagine if you and a group of students were tasked with designing, building, testing, and...


Cranbrook Schools announces educational collaboration with the Edgerton Center

Nov 8th, 2016

Cranbrook Schools announces new educational collaboration with the Edgerton Center in a...

The IInfamous Wall of Iteration

Befriending the infamous Wall of Iteration in Engineering Design Workshop

Oct 4th, 2016

This past July, twenty-one local high school students took part in the Edgerton Center’s 10th...