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Supporting education and innovation.


This Semester's Featured Events:

Makeathon Team Match & Mingle (Tuesday, January 22 from 6:30 – 8:30 PM at BLUE): This event is a great way to find your teammates to apply for the Makeathon if you’re interested, but it’s also great for your BLUE projects and life in general! At the session you’ll learn and practice team building skills which will equip you with the tools and mindsets that drive successful collective work and help build strong teams, including asking the right questions to get valuable feedback.


Carolina Challenge Makeathon (February 10 – 16):  Apply for UNC’s first makeathon challenge by January 27th!  All levels of ideas and ventures are welcome to apply, this is a place for creatives (like yourselves) to meet others around campus and use the skill workshops throughout the week to build physical and digital prototypes to create social impact solutions.  Learn more and apply here: https://www.makeathon.unc.edu/


#Fails & Fake IDs (Wednesday, January 7:00 – 8:30): Discover how being okay with failure and failing fast can help your venture. We'll also learn how to properly identify your problem and customer in an interactive session. Come fail with us! Please RSVP to attend.

Convos with Chi (Tuesday/Thursday @ 6:00pm): This week’s topic - How to make the most of your internship: Identify important strategies to get the best takeaways from your experience.


Thinkternships - Thinkternships are sponsored through UNC's student lead club CarolinaTHINK. Check out and apply to current opportunities at: http://thinkternships.web.unc.edu/apply/


If you would like to extend an internship opportunity, please email eship@kenan-flagler.unc.edu


BLUE Reservation Form

Would you like to reserve BLUE for your event? If so, please fill out our space reservation form below.


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