News

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.

Communicating the Biological Mechanisms of HIV
Nov. 14, 2019

What do HIV infection and opioid addiction have in common? Rapid escalation in their spread across the US, use of needles as a primary means of delivery to the body, and stigma for those directly and indirectly affected.

Biohacking and Performance
Nov. 4, 2019

Artist Kathryn Hamilton visited THR/STC 210A: Storytelling with Technology for Performance to demonstrate how she uses tools from biohacking and performance to explore current developments in...

Princeton Radio Control Club Soars
Nov. 3, 2019

On November 2-3, 2019, eight new Princeton Radio Control Club (PRCC)(link is external) members learned to fly rectangular flight patterns by maintaining altitude and correcting for wind to maintain heading. All four flight controls were explained both on the ground and in a flight...

Maker Outreach with the Princeton Public Library
Oct. 29, 2019

The StudioLab's Cynthia Vu '21 and Sara Ryave '24 led a "Light Up Wand" session at the Princeton Public Library.

Nature, Art, and the Subjectivity of Color
Oct. 10, 2019

You are a 19th century botanist, traveling through the Tropics to document the multicolored orchids found there.

Christopher Tignor in the StudioLab
Oct. 3, 2019

Musician, composer, and software engineer Christopher Tignor gave a lecture and demo of his amazing generative compositions in the Studio lab for the Storytelling with Technology for Performance class.

Meet Cynthia
Oct. 1, 2019

Cynthia Vu '21, concentrating in English/Creative Writing, is our StudioLab Café Coordinator who facilitates discussions and presentations on Café Fridays from Noon-3:00 p.m. She created these lanterns in the lab inspired by a legend about a girl named Hoshi. Hoshi witnessed falling stars in the night sky and folded up paper ones to try and...

Science Communication
Sept. 27, 2019

CST's Associate Director of Science Education, Catherine Riihimaki shared her insights and expertise of effective science communication via her collaboration on the new Princeton podcast "All for Earth".

Women in STEM Panel Discussion
Sept. 9, 2019

The Class of 2023 learned about the numerous opportunities in STEM from a few of the many accomplished women faculty, students, and researchers.

Student Advisory Board Established
Aug. 27, 2019

The CST held its first Student Advisory Board (SAB) meeting on October 14th.  The lively discussion ranged from means of ensuring StudioLab access for student organizations to advising CST staff on efficient and effective ways of reaching students.

CST Executive Director Appointed
June 17, 2019

Dr. Sami Kahn has joined us as Executive Director of the Council on Science and Technology.

2019 Pope Prize Winner
June 5, 2019

Congratulations to Madelyn Broome '19, the recipient of the 2019 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.

Science Communication, Outreach and Education
May 13, 2019

On Thursday, May 9th, Shannon Swilley Greco, the Science Education Senior Program Associate in the Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory’s Science Education Office facilitated an interactive workshop in our StudioLab on “How to be a Better Outreach Educator”.

Building More Inclusive Educational Environments in Physics
May 10, 2019

On Friday, May 24, Noah Finkelstein *98 gave a talk on “Building more inclusive edu

StudioLab Project
April 23, 2019

Will Adler (StudioLab member, and Computational Research Specialist in the Princeton Gerrymandering Project) used the StudioLab lasercutter t

Ge Wang *08 delivers Evnin Lecture
April 18, 2019

Drawing from his new book "ARTFUL DESIGN: TECHNOLOGY IN SEARCH OF THE SUBLIME" Ge Wang *08 captivated students and community members on Thursday, April 18, 2019 as he dissected the designs of everyday tools, musical instruments, toys, and social experiences...

Citizen Science Megathon
April 15, 2019

CST was a proud sponsor of the Citizen Science Megathon held in Lewis Library this weekend.

How to Build a Universe
April 8, 2019

Sharon De La Cruz hosted the rapid prototyping workshop entitled "How to Build a Universe" in the StudioLab for the 

Evnin Lecture-Artful Design: Technology in Search of the Sublime!
April 2, 2019

Ge Wang *08 presented the 2019 Evnin Lecture on April 18, 2019.

The History of Incarceration
Feb. 19, 2019

StudioLab user, Matthew Larsen (Lecturer in the Dept.

p5.js Processing Community Day
Feb. 12, 2019

CST's Sharon De La Cruz taught a basic workshop on p5.js and gave a presen

Active Learning in STEM
Feb. 8, 2019

Active learning “involves students doing things and thinking about the things they are doing.”

Musical Instruments, Sound, Perception and Creativity
Jan. 23, 2019

"Musical Instruments, Sound, Perception and Creativity" applies math and science in this exciting new course.