Patterns and Culture: an Interactive Series
Nov. 28, 2018

CST's University Administrative Fellow, Bernat Guillén Pegueroles has conducted interactive workshops, dissecting the math behind patterns.

Evnin Lecture with Nergis Mavalvala
Oct. 31, 2018

Nergis Mavalvala spoke to a packed house about the historic underpinnings, recent findings, and future goals of the Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory (LIGO) project.

PUMA in the StudioLab
Aug. 6, 2018

The Princeton University Materials Academy Summer Program for high school specifically targets students from under-served communities and young women.

CST goes to Norway
June 27, 2018

In June, Sharon De La Cruz and Aatish Bhatia conducted a demonstration of the Paper Piano (an electric piano made with conductive ink and an Arduino) at the…

Pope Prize awarded to YiYi (Jessica) Li '18
June 13, 2018

Congratulations to YiYi (Jessica) Li '18, the recipient of the 2018 Gregory T. Pope '80 Prize for science writing. The Pope Prize is awarded annually to a graduating senior for outstanding articles or papers on scientific topics written for a broad audience. A committee consisting of Council…

CST hosts Living at the Intersection Symposium
May 21, 2018

The Council on Science and Technology (CST) held its inaugural Living at the Intersection Symposium on April 12-13, 2018 on the Princeton University campus.  The 2018 Symposium focused on the intersection of Engineering and the Arts and was co-hosted by Princeton’s…

Reunions 2018
May 1, 2018
Panel discussion:
Transformations in Engineering and the Arts
Exploration and creativity in this new course open to all Princeton students

Friday, June 1
10:00am – 11:00am
Lewis Library, Bowl 120

In Transformations in Engineering and the Arts

Maria Garlock appointed head of Forbes College
Feb. 16, 2018

Maria Garlock, professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering and member of the Council on Science and Technology Executive Committee, has been named head of Forbes College.  Garlock will begin her four-year term on July 1.

Evnin Lecture 2018-The Art and Science of Pixar
Feb. 6, 2018

Danielle Feinberg, Director of Photography for Lighting at Pixar, spoke to a very crowded house about her journey from programming as a young girl to helping to build magical worlds in several Pixar movies.

Understanding the Nature of Evidence with Brooke Gladstone
Dec. 5, 2017

At the first lecture in the “Understanding the Nature of Evidence” series, Brooke Gladstone, host and managing editor of WNYC's On the Media, reflected on how the internet, tribalism, and our own cognitive biases allow us to ignore unpleasant truths about the world and embrace false information that supports our worldview.

The Enduring Allure of Seashells: Conchology and Art
Nov. 7, 2017

CST was thrilled to host Dr. Geerat Vermeij ’68 on October 18th and 19th. Dr. Vermeij is a Distinguished Professor of Earth and Planetary Sciences at UC Davis, and studies the evolution of ocean-dwelling organisms that have shells, including mollusks and bivalves.

Princeton Public Library Fun
Nov. 6, 2017

Sharon De La Cruz, CST's Assistant Director of StudioLab Initiatives and Kelsey R. Ockert, the Technology Librarian at Princeton Public Library, held a “Halloween Light up Cards” workshop, where participants explored the basics of circuit making and paper crafts.

Maker Faire 2017
Sept. 26, 2017

On Saturday, September 23rd, members of the CST engaged tech enthusiasts at the Maker Faire New York with our "Making Circuits with Everyday Things" workshop.

Creativity in the Lab
Sept. 25, 2017

Undergraduate student Chris Russo '20 has been using the lasercutter to make some beautiful serving trays.

2017 Pope Prize Winner
Aug. 24, 2017

Congratulations to Steffen Seitz '17, the recipient of the 2017 Gregory T. Pope '80 Prize for science writing. The Pope Prize is awarded annually to a graduating senior for outstanding articles or papers on scientific topics written for a broad audience.  A committee consisting of Council members and science…
Interactive Book Club
Aug. 22, 2017

CST partnered up with P5js for an interactive online book club which met weekly in July and August. While reading Mindstorms by Seymour Papert, readers were so passionate about the reading material that they made it their own by creating responses like blog posts and web interactives. Participants from all over the…
"Making Circuits with Everyday Things" Workshop
July 3, 2017

On Saturday, June 17th, members of the CST engaged a group of talented, young students in a "Making Circuits with Everyday Things" workshop. The students learned about the pentatonic scale and the basics of electricity and circuits. They used conducive paint, paper,…

Congratulations to Steffen Seitz '17
June 12, 2017

Congratulations to Steffen Seitz '17, the recipient of the 2017 Gregory T. Pope '80 Prize for science writing. The Pope Prize is awarded annually to a graduating senior for outstanding articles or papers on scientific topics written for a broad audience.  A…

CST Creativity Lab
May 24, 2017

Jacob Schwartz (grad student in Plasma Physics) continued work on turning his DSLR into a spectrometer.  The assembly shown is a mix of off-the-shelf and 3D-printed parts.  It is in a preliminary “slit spectrometer” configuration, which he is using to test alignment and…
W.E.B. Du Bois Scholars Institute Workshop
May 16, 2017

On May 5th, the StudioLab hosted approximately 60 students from the W.E.B. Du Bois Scholars Institute, an Institute who provides a forum that brings together high-achieving students from a wide variety of ethnic groups who share an interest in solving some of the…

CASCE: Creative Art of Structural and Civil Engineering
May 9, 2017

About this project

Recent reports from the White House and the…

Transformations: Students find creativity at intersection of art and engineering
May 1, 2017

"Transformations in Engineering and the Arts" — explores creative processes that are common to art and engineering. Students, including sophomore Jonathan Zong (above), demonstrated their final projects this spring during an open house at a new teaching space created for the course. Zong shows Michael Littman, a professor of…

Climate: Past, Present, and Future (GEO102)
April 28, 2017

 

 

Climate: Past, Present, and Future (GEO102) is a Fall semester course that addresses whether humans are changing our climate and whether climate change constitutes a significant problem. This course offers an opportunity for students of all backgrounds to investigate one of the…

Evnin Lecture 2017
March 29, 2017

What else might Physical Thinking look like?

The 2017 Evnin '72 Lecture on Tuesday, April 18, 2017 featured Norah Zuniga Shaw, an artist, facilitator and creative director. She focuses on choreographic ideas as the locus for interdisciplinary and…