Talent Gateway Challenges

There are three Talent Gateway Challenges located in the Mardigian Library.


Students will visit the proposed site of the IDEA Studio – 1217ML and answer questions in the room about different aspects of our future maker space.

Studio Hours – 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

CHALLENGE: 3D Printing Demos

Students attend one demonstration of the IDEA Studio 3D Printer. Student will learn about the process of using a 3D printer and the procedures to use the IDEA Studio printer.

Printing Schedule: Monday – Thursday 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.; beginning on the hour.

CHALLENGE: 3D Printing

Task: The first 5 students per day during the two week opening of the Talent Gateway who email the IDEA Studio to produce an object pre-picked by the Studio will earn points. Students will be able to pick up the object upon completion.

Printing Schedule: Monday – Thursday 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.; beginning on the hour.

Did you know?

  • 3D Printer in the Library
  • The Mardigian Library has one LulzBot 3D printer and we offer a 3D printing service for current students, faculty, and staff of the University of Michigan-Dearborn.

  • Please visit our 3D Printing Service page for information on 3D printing, resources for students and faculty, and how to submit your 3D Print Requests.