Ideation Lab Events

Upcoming Events

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People needing accommodation should contact the Ideation Lab at the 5 days before the event.

Please contact Valerie Burnett at for large group accommodations and requests. 

Past Events



Build a mini robot yourself and take it home! No prior experience necessary. No wiring, no soldering. Sign-ups encouraged but not required.

Blasa Glider


Stop by the Ideation Lab to design your own blasa glider and cut it out with our laser engraver.


Open House

An introduction of the Ideation Lab’s textile equipment.

Students vs Staff

Bridge Breaker

A classic popsicle stick-building competition! Kits to build bridges were provided to the first 40 people to sign up. Competition on whose bridge will hold the most weight. Will creative youth or experience win?

Robotics Grand Prix

Sponsored by ASME

Build and program robotic cars to race in the first Ideation Lab Robotics Grand Prix! Kits will include everything needed to build and program cars. Cars must be able to follow the black path; the team with the fastest time wins.

Pumpkin Carving


It’s time to celebrate the spookiest season of the year! The EWU
E-Ship Center held a pumpkin carving
& decoration contest at our Ideation Lab (CEB 125)

Present Wrapping


Get a head start on the holidays at this Ideation Event! Come wrap your holiday gifts with the provided wrapping supplies at the Ideation Lab (CEB 125). Treats will be provided. This event will be open during open Ideation Lab (CEB 125) hours.