Kahn Keynotes on Equitable Teaching Framework
Jan. 20, 2021

On Saturday, January 16, 2021, CST’s Executive Director, 

New! Raspberry Pi Kit Lending Program
Jan. 20, 2021

StudioLab is happy to announce a new Raspberry Pi Kit lending program available for on-campus and remote students this semester. The kit comes with everything you need to get started learning about Linux, electronics, and programming.

The Raspberry Pi is a small and affordable single-board computer used by hobbyists, students, and…

Kahn Delivers Keynote at PRISE
Jan. 5, 2021

CST Executive Director, Dr. Sami Kahn, served as keynote speaker at the Philadelphia Regional Institute for STEM Educators (PRISE) conference on Saturday, December 12,…

Riihimaki leads Earth Science Workshop
Jan. 5, 2021

CST's Catherine Riihimaki led a virtual strategic planning workshop with the University of Pennsylvania Department of Earth and Evironmental Science to help reconfigure their undergraduate program in Earth Science.

RadLab hosts needed!
Jan. 4, 2021

Have you been working on a project you'd love to share? Do you have some niche topic you've been dying to talk about? Host a RadLab with the StudioLab this upcoming spring semester! 

Stop Motion Animation in STC/THR 210
Dec. 18, 2020

In THR/STC 210 (Storytelling with Technology for Performance) students were prompted to take inspiration from music to create a stop motion animation. Each project used lighting, fabric, and play doh to tell the story, setting tone and mood through coding and wearable technology.  

LIS 2020 Videos Available Now
Dec. 18, 2020

We are pleased to share six videos from the LIS 2020. The event, which examined the theme, “Truth and Evidence” at the intersection of STEM, the arts, humanities, and social sciences, took place on October 30th. We hope you enjoy the remarkable keynotes and panels from the LIS 2020. 

Emily Oster and the Nature of Evidence
Dec. 18, 2020

In partnership with the Princeton University Public Lectures, the CST recently welcomed 

Diversifying Science and Engineering Curriculum
Dec. 18, 2020

The Council on Science and Technology (CST) at Princeton is interested in developing a Community of Practice around the issue of diversifying the SE curriculum through course readings, cases, and examples. The Community would be comprised of faculty members (“fellows”) who teach science or engineering courses and are…

Annual Call for Proposals-Now Open
Dec. 18, 2020

The Council on Science and Technology (CST) provides funding for courses and co-curricular activities that support CST's mission of advancing science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) literacy across Princeton University and beyond through its Annual Call for Proposals. 

STC 209 Application Now Open
Dec. 9, 2020

STC 209, Transformations in Engineering and the Arts, will examine transformations between visuals, growth, structure, and movement. This course explores the notion of generative art, and investigates the parallels between design processes in engineering and the…

Stop Motion Animation in STC/THR 210
Nov. 30, 2020

In STC/THR 210 (Storytelling with Technology for Performance) students were prompted to take inspiration from music to create a stop motion animation. Each project used lighting, fabric, and play doh to tell the story, setting tone and mood through coding and wearable technology. Despite STC/THR 210 being conducted virtually this semester,…

Living at the Intersection Symposium 2020
Oct. 13, 2020

Registration is now open for the Living at the Intersection Symposium (LIS) 2020 which will examine the topic of “Truth and Evidence” at the intersection of STEM and the arts, humanities, and social sciences.

UTEP Geoscience Workshop
Sept. 15, 2020

CST Associate Director Catherine Riihimaki led a virtual workshop for the Department of Geological Sciences at UTEP. This first-of-its-kind workshop brought together UTEP faculty to create strategic action items to increase their student enrollment, engage students in research, and coordinate their curriculum.

Science and Art at the Bottom of the World
Aug. 19, 2020

On July 21 and 23, CST hosted the Zoom workshop “Science and Art at the Bottom of the World.” It featured the work of geoscientist John Higgins, and artists Todd Anderson and Ian van…

Rube Goldberg Challenge Winners!
July 23, 2020

Thank you to all of the participants for joining the CST's inaugural Rube Goldberg ® Challenge!

Winding Road to Academia
June 24, 2020

In the first of our “Winding Path to Academia” series, Professor Brian Kernighan *69 joined us to talk about his journey from undergraduate studies at the University of Toronto and graduate work at Princeton to a career at Bell Labs...

Ben Weissenbach '20 Winner of Pope Prize
June 9, 2020

The recipient of the 2020 Pope Prize for Science Writing is Ben Weissenbach '20. His piece entitled “Traveling Treeline” is a captivating read that exemplifies the combination of scientific communication and storytelling envisioned by this award. Congratulations, Ben!

Learn more about the…

Tyrone Hayes Delivers Evnin Lecture
Feb. 14, 2020

Turning a childhood love of frogs into a battle with one of the largest pesticide companies is some people’s dream, others’ nightmare, and Dr. Tyrone Hayes’ reality. He told his life story as a distinguished speaker in CST’s Evnin Lecture series...

The Lab, Reimagined
Feb. 3, 2020

Catherine Riihimaki's workshop, "The Lab, Reimagined" facilitated discussion on how to reimagine a traditional science or engineering lab.

Living at the Intersection Symposium 2020
Dec. 17, 2019

The Living at the Intersection Symposium (LIS) 2020 will examine the topic of “Truth and Evidence” at the intersection of STEM and the arts humanities and social sciences.

Soldering and Snow Globes in the StudioLab
Dec. 16, 2019

We had a full house in the StudioLab on Friday for our “Learn how to Solder: Make a Light-up Snowglobe” Café. StudioLab Café Coordinator, Cynthia Vu instructed students on basic soldering techniques in order to create a circuit using a battery, a switch, and a small LED...

The Science of Food Preservation
Nov. 22, 2019

It was “standing room only” for our “Science of Food Preservation” StudioLab Café on November 22, 2019. Over 50 attendees learned about the microbiology of pickling from Robbie LeDesma (MOL-Ph.D. Student), who led the event...

Book Published
Nov. 16, 2019

CST Executive Director, Sami Kahn, enjoyed a well-attended presentation and book signing at the National Science Teaching Association’s 2019 conference in Cincinnati, OH on Nov. 15-16.