2024 Anthony B. Evnin Lecture
Apr 11, 2024, 4:30 pm

We are pleased to announce the 2024 Anthony B. Evnin Lecture with Janna Levin, who will speak on ideas from black holes, to creativity, to the union of art and science, and show the audience just how far our understanding of the universe has come—and where it’s headed. 

We Don't Need Science Communication (And Other Lies We Tell Ourselves)
Apr 10, 2024, 5:00 pm

Why do scientists need to communicate with the public, and what's the best way to do that?

Drawing from years of scicomm experience, including writing books, hosting TV shows, and even collaborating with modern dancers, Paul Sutter will discuss what "communicating with the public"…

2024 Solar Eclipse
Apr 8, 2024, 2:00 pm

Join us for this incredible and rare event - a solar eclipse!

Tetris 40th Anniversary Game Exhibition
Apr 4, 2024, 5:00 pm

When StudioLab staff found out about 13-year-old Willis Gibson 'beating' Tetris for the Nintendo Entertainment System, we found ourselves wondering how old Tetris was. To our delight, we discovered the game was created in 1984, making it 40 years old this year. Although some may argue about whether the release date is the more definitive…

Princeton Bioethics Exchange
Apr 4, 2024, 12:00 pm

The Princeton Bioethics Exchange offers graduate and postdoctoral students across all university disciplines an opportunity to cultivate ethical awareness, reflection, and practical resources for addressing the ethical ramifications of their research and resulting policy.

Lunch will be provided. Open to postdocs and graduate students…

The Science of Glass with Mike Souza
Mar 28, 2024, 4:45 pm

Join us for a hands-on event led by the now-retired Princeton scientific glassblower, Mike Souza, and the CST Assistant Director, instructor of "The Glass Class",…

Book Club & Boba
Mar 26, 2024, 4:30 pm

Celebrate Women’s History Month with CST! On our Spring Break TBR shelf is The Six: The Untold Story of the First Women Astronauts by Loren Grush. From the publisher’s website:

“When NASA sent astronauts to the moon in the 1960s and 1970s the agency excluded women from the corps, arguing that only military test pilots—a group…

RadLab: Unleashing Square Waves
Mar 25, 2024, 5:30 pm

Integrated circuits have revolutionized modern electronics, but what is inside these tiny black boxes besides billowing magic smoke? Come dissect one of the most legendary and useful of these chips: the 555 Timer IC and see what needs to fit inside the package of the modern chip!

Astronomy on Tap
Mar 20, 2024, 7:00 pm

Happy Spring, Astronomy on Tap! Join us at Trenton Social the 3rd Wednesday of every month to hear fun science talks, play trivia, and win prizes. Our next event will feature talks from Jo Dunkley (AST) on the earliest signals from the universe and…

RadLab: Start to Stitch - Make a Tote Bag
Mar 20, 2024, 5:30 pm

Knowing how to sew is one of the most versatile skills to have, and this workshop is a good place to start. Learn how to surge and machine sew a tote bag with Madison Davis '26, a student in the vis department who has extensive hand and machine sewing knowledge. 

Princeton Bioethics Exchange
Mar 7, 2024, 11:30 am

Modern biotechnologies reach every part of our lives, as we will hear in depth from this year's Omenn-Darling Lecturer Prof. Jim Collins. However, such technologies are inherently dual-use, meaning they can be used to solve real-world problems or create new ones. During this lunch discussion, we will explore what strategies can be employed to…

Princeton Bioethics Exchange Symposium
Mar 6, 2024, 11:30 am

What constitutes progress in bioethics? This question will be explored at the CST-sponsored Princeton Bioethics Exchange’s March 6th, 2024 symposium.

Cyanotype Art Workshop
Mar 1, 2024, 4:30 pm

Join the CST Advisory Board for a Cyanotype Art Workshop. Learn about the science of making art with UV light-activated ink while making your own prints on tote bags. Tote bags and supplies will be provided but feel free to bring your own materials to print on! Free Crumbl Cookies and Boba!

Registration is required!

Cyanotype Art Workshop
Mar 1, 2024, 2:30 pm

Join the CST Advisory Board for a Cyanotype Art Workshop. Learn about the science of making art with UV light-activated ink while making your own prints on tote bags. Tote bags and supplies will be provided but feel free to bring your own materials to print on! Free Crumbl Cookies and Boba!

Registration is required!

Number in Colors: Painting Stories Through Data
Feb 26, 2024, 4:45 pm

How do pandas and plotting go together? Do I have to have the default color cycle? How do I make beautiful graphs that are colorblind-friendly? Join CST and ADI for answers to these questions and more in an introduction to all things data visualization in python. Students of all disciplines and Python-levels welcome, and feel free to bring a…

Astronomy on Tap: Coronae and Listening to the Universe
Feb 21, 2024, 7:00 pm

Astronomy on Tap is back on February 21st!

Robotics Club Open House
Feb 17, 2024, 12:00 pm

Princeton University Robotics Club invites students to meet on-campus engineering groups and learn about PURC's project teams this Saturday in the StudioLab. See live robotics demos from all of the PURC teams. Food and drinks from Kung Fu Tea, Proof Pizza and Mamoun's.

Wintersession: Telling Your Research Story
Jan 22, 2024, 10:00 am

This research communication series is developed through a collaboration between the CST, the Office of the Dean for Research-

Wintersession: Telling Your Research Story
Jan 19, 2024, 10:00 am

This research communication series is developed through a collaboration between the CST, the Office of the Dean for Research-

Princeton Bioethics Exchange
Dec 14, 2023, 12:00 pm

The Princeton Bioethics Exchange offers graduate and postdoctoral students across all university disciplines an opportunity to cultivate ethical awareness, reflection, and practical resources for addressing the ethical ramifications of their research and resulting policy.

Lunch will be provided. This month's topic will be ‘Genetic…

Mercedes VR
Dec 12, 2023, 12:00 pm

Embark on the story of Mercedes Viñales, the grandmother of artist Modesto Flako Jimenez, whose immigration journey to America and descent into dementia presents a powerful story of caregiving, love, loss, and resilience.

A Million Miles Away Screening + Discussion
Dec 4, 2023, 7:00 pm

Please join us for a screening and panel discussion of the new film, ‘A Million Miles Away,’ the true story of how the son of California sharecroppers became an astronaut. 

I Need Some Space! Scavenger Hunt
Dec 1, 2023

Take a break from studying to explore the libraries and win prizes!

Origami Engineering Workshop
Nov 30, 2023, 5:00 pm

Learn simple folding rules to make reconfigurable structures that can be used across different scales and applications.

Registration is required for this event.

Read more about the new Origami Engineering Class STC 345/CEE 345/MSE 345/MAE 327
or contact…

TickTock by SYREN Modern Dance
Nov 28, 2023, 4:30 pm

Join us for "Ticktock", a collaborative performance by 

How Scientists and Artists Collaborate
Nov 28, 2023, 11:30 am

Join us over lunch to discuss how an astrophysicist Paul M. Sutter collaborated with the artistic directors of 

"Science in Motion" Movement Workshop
Nov 28, 2023, 11:00 am

Science in Motion cultivates a classroom spirit of curiosity, conversation, and collaboration while giving students a guided opportunity to physically explore scientific theories. SYREN Modern Dance invites you to attend this one-hour long movement workshop open to any…

Make Your Own Website
Nov 27, 2023, 4:30 pm

Ready to take your professional profile to the next level? Join Access, Diversity, and Inclusion and the Council on Science and Technology for our exciting website-making event.

Princeton Bioethics Exchange
Nov 16, 2023, 12:00 pm

The Princeton Bioethics Exchange offers graduate and postdoctoral students across all university disciplines an opportunity to cultivate ethical awareness, reflection, and practical resources for addressing the ethical ramifications of their research and resulting policy.

The topic for the November 16th meeting is …

Astronomy on Tap: Black Holes and Neutrinos
Nov 15, 2023, 7:00 pm

Astronomy on Tap is back on November 15th!

BirDiversity
Nov 15, 2023, 10:00 am

Experience the beautiful world of birds through the lens of art created by Princeton students, faculty, staff, and families.

BirDiversity
Nov 14, 2023, 10:00 am

Experience the beautiful world of birds through the lens of art created by Princeton students, faculty, staff, and families.

BirDiversity
Nov 13, 2023, 10:00 am

Experience the beautiful world of birds through the lens of art created by Princeton students, faculty, staff, and families.

BirDiversity
Nov 12, 2023, 10:00 am

Experience the beautiful world of birds through the lens of art created by Princeton students, faculty, staff, and families.

BirDiversity
Nov 11, 2023, 6:00 pm

Experience the beautiful world of birds through the lens of art created by Princeton students, faculty, staff, and families.

RadLab: Upcycling Old Electronics
Nov 9, 2023, 5:30 pm

In a world of rapidly advancing technology, electronic devices can quickly become outdated and end up as electronic waste. In this RadLab, Divija Durga '27 discusses how you can repurpose old electronics into art. You’ll get the chance to make your own jewelry out of old circuit boards too!

Brainy Bites - Kimchi
Nov 7, 2023, 6:30 pm

Join us for our latest addition to our Brainy Bites series featuring the Korean "national treasure", Kimchi! We will discuss the science behind fermentation in the Kimchi-making process and its cultural significance. Then, get the opportunity to make your own delicious Kimchi.

Registration is required and limited to 15…

Brainy Bites - Kimchi
Nov 7, 2023, 4:45 pm

Join us for our latest addition to our Brainy Bites series featuring the Korean "national treasure", Kimchi! We will discuss the science behind fermentation in the Kimchi-making process and its cultural significance. Then, get the opportunity to make your own delicious Kimchi.

Registration is required and limited to 15…

RadLab: 3D Printed Puzzle Design
Oct 31, 2023, 5:30 pm

This workshop will cover the basics of 3D printed puzzle design, from conception to prototyping to printing. 

RadLab: Engineers without Borders
Oct 26, 2023, 5:30 pm

Join Helena Frudit '25 and Bryan Alfaro '24 to learn about the work of the Engineers Without Borders Princeton Chapter. We will talk about our water distribution projects in rural communities in Ecuador, Peru, and Kenya. There will also be an opportunity to use the embroidery machine to embroider t-shirts with our logo!

RadLab: Above the Sky with High-Altitude Balloons
Oct 24, 2023, 5:30 pm

Discover the practical uses of really big balloons, hobbyist flights to the stratosphere, and even how you can get involved.

Analog Hour-EmBirdery!
Oct 24, 2023, 1:00 pm

Stitch embroidered birds, each a symbol of our commitment to a bird-friendly, sustainable campus.

Astronomy on Tap
Oct 18, 2023, 7:00 pm

Astronomy on Tap is back on October 18th!

Princeton Bioethics Exchange
Sep 28, 2023, 12:00 pm

The Princeton Bioethics Exchange offers graduate and postdoctoral students across all university disciplines an opportunity to cultivate ethical awareness, reflection, and practical resources for addressing the ethical ramifications of their research and resulting policy.   

The topic of discussion will…

Analog Hour-Cross-Stitch with the CST!
Sep 19, 2023, 1:00 pm

Come stitch with the CST.  Learn how to embroider an image onto fabric.  No prior experience needed.  We will follow a simple scientific illustration or BYO pattern.

Let's Taco 'bout the StudioLab
Sep 14, 2023, 5:00 pm

Get a glimpse of how STEM, the arts, humanities and social sciences come together in the StudioLab, a creative technology space that includes a library of games, digital…

Women in STEM Panel Discussion
Sep 7, 2023, 3:00 pm

Princeton University STEM faculty, researchers, and students will discuss their career trajectories and provide tips for students interested in pursuing STEM careers. All students are welcome, especially first-year students!

Panelists and students will enjoy group discussions over bubble tea and sweet treats.

Academic Expo
Aug 28, 2023, 1:00 pm

Don't forget to stop by and visit us at the Academic Expo. Learn about what is new at the CST - new courses, student opportunities, the exciting events we have planned, and how we can make STEM a key component in your experience at Princeton.

See you there!

Lab Tales: A Science Storytelling Workshop - EVENTS
Jul 27, 2023, 10:00 am

The Council on Science and Technology with 

Lab Tales: A Science Storytelling Workshop - EVENTS
Jul 26, 2023, 10:00 am

The Council on Science and Technology with