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Applications Open in October 2018

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Stay tuned for all the latest events in the space! Check out our calendar below.


Supporting education and innovation.


This Semester's Featured Events:

1. Design Thinking Workshop (Tuesday, September 18 from 6-8pm at BLUE)

2. Pitch Practice Workshop with Tim Flood (Wednesday, October 10 from 5-7pm at BLUE)

3. Systems Thinking Session (Wednesday, October 24 from 7:00 - 8:30pm at BLUE)

4. Carolina Challenge - Join the BLUE residents and wider Carolina entrepreneurial community at our largest undergraduate competition of the year!  Dozens of teams pitch to hundreds of experienced coaches with the hopes of winning thousands of prize money to accelerate their venture ideas. The big event takes place across from BLUE in the BLUE Zone at Kenan Stadium on November 8th from 5-8pm.

5. Career Advising Drop-In Hours - TBD


Thinkternships - Thinkternships are sponsored through UNC's student lead club CarolinaTHINK. Check out and apply to current opportunities at:


If you would like to extend an internship opportunity, please email


BLUE Calendar:

This calendar includes events that will be taking place in the space. If you would like to add an event to the calendar or reserve the space, please use the request form to the right.


BLUE Reservation Form

Would you like to reserve BLUE for your event? If so, please use our space reservation form to do so.



Get To Know BLUE

BLUE is a combination of a Makerspace, complete with 3D printers, vinyl cutters, and embroidery machines, and collaboration space. If you would like to learn more about the programs that take place in the space,  or learn more about the space in general, take a look at the about section of our website.

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Our Mission

Our mission is to promote innovation, collaboration, and creation in the UNC community, and to turn UNC into a school with a focus on innovation where all students are capable of creation.

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Workshops and Training Sessions

= Murray Hall   |    = Hanes Art Center   |    = Kenan Science Library   |    = Carmichael Hall   |    = REQUIRES REGISTRATION

Want to connect with the team behind it all? Find us on LinkedIn by clicking on our names.