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FRS 129 Visits the Lions and Tigers of Six Flags Wild Safari!
Nov. 29, 2022

Students in FRS 129, Visualizing Nature: Techniques in Field Biology, recently visited Six Flags Wild Safari for an up-close and personal experience with lions and tigers. They had the opportunity to speak with the veterinarian, Dr. Ken Keiffer, and Curator of Education and…

CST Co-sponsors a Night of Forgery and Mimicry in Art and Science
Nov. 29, 2022

On November 17th, CST co-sponsored a public event in collaboration with the Princeton University Art Museum (PUAM) and the Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology (EEB) that merged the arts and sciences under the unifying theme of mimicry and forgery. This presentation and panel discussion, moderated by

Origami Engineering Fills the StudioLab
Nov. 29, 2022

On Tuesday, November 15, the CST proudly hosted the second installment of “Origami Engineering,” an event where attendees apply simple folding rules to design and fabricate reconfigurable structures that can be used across different scales and applications including medical devices, robotics, and deployable structures. Led by graduate students…

Students Explore Game Design at Games && Symposium
Nov. 29, 2022

At the Games && Symposium on November 12th, six guest artists and designers visited campus to speak on their innovations and explorations with the tools of game development. Students and  community members gathered at the James Stewart Film Theater to hear speakers talk about…

"Outrageous Scientific Discoveries" with Mike Lemonick
Nov. 29, 2022

Last week, in STC 349 / ENV 349 / JRN 349 - Writing about Science, a popular course taught by Michael Lemonick, former opinion editor at Scientific American,…

CST’s Student Advisory Board Talks Sustainable Milks at the Eco Festival
Nov. 29, 2022

The CST's Student Advisory Board (SAB) hosted its first event of the semester last Saturday, November 19th. The SAB organized an interactive event for USG Sustainability Committee's Eco-Festival, which aimed to unite the arts, sciences, and humanities in the name of sustainability. Participants sampled four plant-based milk recipes made by the…

1-Bit Modular Music Systems
Nov. 9, 2022

On Sunday, November 6th, StudioLab Manager Brendan Byrne taught a workshop on generating music using simple electronic components. Participants used basic chips like frequency dividers and shift register…

Game Development with Unity
Nov. 9, 2022

StudioLab Graduate Assistant Harrison Watson led a workshop on game development in Unity on Friday, November 4th. In the workshop, Harrison taught participants how to work through the unity interface to create and manipulate objects that serve as the base for video games. He led the participants through a program that teaches developers how to…

RadLab: Generative Art and Generative Making
Nov. 9, 2022

On Thursday, November 3rd, we had our Generative Art and Generative Making RadLab with Luke Shannon, 24'. Attendees explored Luke's p5js code collection to make their own artwork and also used the pen plotter to bring one of Luke's creations to life. StudioLab was packed with creative minds! 

 

 

Building PVC Flutes in STC/MUS 204
Nov. 9, 2022

In STC/MUS 204 - Musical Instruments, Sound, Perception, and Creativity, students recently built overtone flutes with PVC pipes. Each group of students decided on a set of frequencies based on the chords they wanted to create, calculated…

Microscopic Photography in FRS 127
Oct. 26, 2022

The first-year students in FRS 127, Body Builders: Livings Systems as Art Media, taught by CST's Dr. Penelope Georges, played the role…

Omenn Lecture Video Available
Oct. 26, 2022

Just in case you missed the lecture "From Bench to Bedside: Shifting Societal and Ethical Responsibilities for Bioengineers" by Dr. Jodi Halpern of UC Berkeley, it is now available at the link below. Thanks to Dr. Halpern for the compelling visit and 

The Science of Cookies!
Oct. 12, 2022

Emily Lee '25 led the first and most delicious RadLab of the semester StudioLab last Thursday, October 6 in StudioLab. Emily’s talk entitled “The Science of Cookies” introduced participants to the…

Peter and Rosemary Grant Visit FRS 129
Oct. 12, 2022

Last week, FRS 129 – Visualizing Nature: Techniques in Field Biology had the honor and pleasure of hosting Peter and

CST Visits Watershed Photography Exhibit
Oct. 12, 2022

This week, CST team members had the opportunity to visit a photography exhibit by Barron Bixler (HMEI) entitled, Watershed: A Speculative Atlas of California.  The exhibit, which is on display in the…

Women in STEM Panel Discussion 2022
Sept. 28, 2022

Last week, the CST hosted an amazing panel of women faculty, researcher, and student from various STEM departments to share about their academic journeys and give advice to students pursuing a degree in STEM at Princeton. Led by CST's

Agile Ethics
Sept. 27, 2022

On Wednesday, September 21st, Dr. Steven Kelts, Lecturer, University Center for Human Values, kicked off a new event series that is co-sponsored by the CST. This role-play workshop introduced students to a variety of ethical pressures real…

Step right up to hear a story about what Marvel’s Avengers have in common with an algal organelle, the pyrenoid!
Sept. 27, 2022

This August, STEM graduate students and postdocs gathered for the CST-sponsored Lab Tales -  a four-day storytelling workshop.

The SAB Ends the Semester with a Phenomenal Line-up of Initiatives
May 24, 2022

The Student Advisory Board Social Sciences and Life Sciences teams came together to organize a “Dinner and Discourse” event where team leaders Audrey Zhang ‘25 and Kenya Ripley-Dunlap ‘24 hosted 15 undergraduates at Thai Village for a lively conversation about the interconnectedness of art and science. This…

Cyanotype Art
May 24, 2022

CST collaborated with Princeton’s Analog Photography Club for a cyanotype workshop!

Harrison Shapiro '22 named 2022 Pope Prize Winner
May 23, 2022

Harrison Shapiro '22 was named the 2022 recipient of the Pope Prize for Science Writing.

StudioLab Designs
May 3, 2022

Grad student, and long-time StudioLab enthusiast, James Loy laser-cut a windmill that he plans to use at home as a tea dispenser!

RadLab: Jewelry
May 3, 2022

Our second RadLab for the semester was Jewelry Making with Katie Bender.