STEM Day Salute to FirstBuild Student Workers

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FirstBuild Recognizes their Engineering Student Workers on STEM Day and They Share Advice for the Next Generation of Student Engineers. National STEM Day is November 8th and is a day for inspiring students to explore Science, Technology, Engineering and Math. …

FirstBuilder Maps Glaciers

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This summer, one of our awesome interns, Amy, was selected for an art fellowship called “The Windgate Fellowship funded by the Center for Craft, Creativity, and Design”. She had the opportunity to spend 10 days in Alaska getting 3D scans …

Edison Program at 1B

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By Beau Muniz Hi FirstBuild Community! My name is Beau and I am a new addition to the FirstBuild team. I’m in the Edison Engineering Development Program at GE Appliances; the program is designed for engineering graduates to rotate through …

Meet Taylor B.

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Who is Taylor B? By Taylor B “What type of engineering did you study,” they always ask, and I pull out the answer, “I’m an artist.” Graduated from UofL in 2015 with degrees in Fine Art and Humanities I can …

The Top Shelf

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The Top Shelf is the newest, and most secretive, area of FirstBuild…but not anymore. We wanted to give everyone a quick preview of the (still evolving) top space of FirstBuild. The “Top Shelf” is located in the makerspace area, right …

Tanner’s 1B Summer

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Tanner Gunn’s 1B Summer 2015 This summer I got the opportunity to work on the Opal Nugget Ice Maker team. My co-op rotation began right as Opal was in its infancy. This gave me the unique opportunity to influence the …