New board and officers elected!

We are happy to welcome our new board as of Sept 12, 2015!

Jennifer Colt is the New IG President

Hi IG Community! We had our Annual General Meeting on Saturday night and have a few announcements to make: Jennifer Colt is the new IG President Vic Aprea is the new Treasurer Laurence Clarkberg is the new Education Director (not an elected position, but news none the less) We are excited about these new roles and want […]

GERLS Camp – Encouraging Young Women in STEM

Last week, Ithaca Generator (IG) partnered with Xraise, the outreach program at the Cornell Laboratory for Accelerator-based Sciences and Education, to host a week-long GERLS Camp for middle school girls. GERLS is an acronym developed by the program’s leaders Lora Hine, director of outreach at Xraise, and Claire Fox, education coordinator at IG. The acronym […]

Paper circuit class kicks off summer collaboration with Tompkins County Public Library

We kicked off our summer-long collaboration with Tompkins County Public Library last Wednesday with a paper circuit making workshop just for adults! Literary Elements: Electrify Your Writing and Drawing was presented as part of TCPL’s adult summer reading program. Later this summer we’ll present programs for both teens and young children. Our library/makerspace collaboration will […]

Mayor Participates in White House Maker Faire – and so does Ithaca!

Have you ever wanted to invent the next greatest thing that no one can live without? Well, now is your chance and Ithaca is the place to do it!  On Wednesday, June 18, 2014, Mayor Svante L. Myrick will be participating in the Mayors Maker Challenge and White House Maker Faire.  The Maker Faire will feature Makers, […]

June newsletter available

The laser cutter is here and so is the June newsletter!

Celebrate International Scratch Day

    Celebrate International Scratch Day with us!  

Arizona Mathematics Roadshow Bus Party!

Saturday May 10th 5-8pm (Demo at 5:30pm, interactive exhibits throughout the evening.) What has forty feet, lives in the Sonoran Desert, drinks vegetable oil, and runs 55 miles-per-hour? The Arizona Mathematics Roadshow! Award-winning science outreach aficionado and university mathematics professor, Dr. Bruce Bayly, will be stopping in Ithaca where he will reunite with his old […]

Spring into Action with IG and the Johnson Museum of Art

  This Saturday we’ll be at the Johnson Art Museum for their Spring into Action family event! In our activity, inspired by Mark Dion, you will imagine that you are a future archaeologist, excavating artifacts from this time period. You discover enormous piles of plastic fragments and broken electronic waste, and learn about the environmental challenges […]

Women’s Arduino Meetup

Our first Women’s Arduino Meetup is this Thursday, April 3, at 5pm. Please join us! Arduino info: http://www.arduino.cc/