July 7, 2019

July 2019 Newsletter

Message from the Vice President Happy 243rd birthday United States! Regarding independence day, John Adams once said in a letter to his wife Abigail, “It ought […]
June 19, 2019

Maker Faire NoVa 2019 – Photo recap

The 6th annual Maker Faire NoVa was held on June 2, 2019 on the campus of George Mason University and was a great success. Wonderful weather […]
June 2, 2019

Spring into Summer with Nova Labs Robotics STEM Camps!

By Karen Shumway Every year, Nova Labs Robotics hosts summer day camps to boost STEM skills. This year, in addition to the two programs that have […]
June 1, 2019
Sculpture of George Mason in Maker Faire garb.

June 2019 Newsletter

Message from the President Maker Faire NoVa returns to George Mason University on Sunday, June 2. The 6th Annual Maker Faire is produced by Nova Labs […]
May 28, 2019

Nova Labs’ First Year at the Baltimore Kinetic Sculpture Race

May the 4th be with you, 2019 The Baltimore Kinetic Sculpture Race has been a staple of the Baltimore art and maker community and the American […]
May 24, 2019
Original and replica of an emblem from the New York Central System

Restoring a Family Heirloom with Molds and Casting

Using the myriad of skills of Nova Labs members to help those in our community By Steve Fritzinger Nova Labs’ Plastics and Composites Steward A gentleman […]
May 7, 2019
Empower 2 Make sketches

May 2019 Newsletter

Empower2Make was once again a huge success! Five maker teams did a great job designing and building tools with the special needs community over the weekend, […]
April 27, 2019

What IS in that little box above the Front Door??

You may (or may not) have noticed a little box that appeared over the Nova Labs front door around April 1st. This is a first effort […]
April 11, 2019

The Miracle of the Human Body Jig

New Dressforms at Nova Labs! The first costume I ever made was Sailor Moon I was seventeen. I bought a lycra onesie and some acrylic satin […]