Polsky Exchange to Host Open House to Mark Full Reopening to the Community

The Polsky Exchange, a University of Chicago initiative that offers business education and resources to South and West Side entrepreneurs, has fully reopened to the community after a long pandemic…

Polsky Center Brings in Artist to Add Playfulness to Co-working Spaces

Luckily for those who work at the Polsky Center, an artist named Kara Cobb Johnson is adding a bit more fun to Polsky's Hyde Park co-working space.

Polsky Partners with Hyde Park Art Center to Bring Artists and Entrepreneurs Together

On Thursday, November 1, the Polsky Center, along with the Hyde Park Art Center and Chicago-based artist Beth Kamhi, turned the Polsky Exchange into a postmodernist art gallery.

The New Chicago Makers

The hobbyist has turned entrepreneur. While the Maker Movement was comprised of a hacking, tinkering “tech-influenced DIY community,” the next wave of makers is interested in creating physical products and…

Chicago’s Next Tech Boom: The Maker Entrepreneur

At the University of Chicago-affiliated Polsky Fab Lab, assistant director Elizabeth Koprucki actually finds incoming students often already have experience with maker spaces. It can even be a selling point…

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