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Challenging Nature

Professor Lee Silver gets around. He’s discussed cloning with Charlie Rose, stem cells with Ted Koppel, and designer babies on the BBC. You can even watch him tangle with Stephen Colbert. A professor at...

The Google Book Scanning Project

The Princeton University Library is one of nearly 30 partners in the Google Book Scanning Project, an effort to integrate major library collections. Google expects that the project will connect researchers with key scholarly works...

Immersive Collaborative Simulations for Learning Inquiry: Multi-User Virtual Environments and Augmented Realities

On Tuesday, October 9, 2007, the Council on Science and Technology at Princeton University sponsored a talk by Professor Chris Dede, the Timothy E. Wirth Professor in Learning Technologies at Harvard University. With a team...

Clickers in the Classroom

At OIT’s Lunch ‘n Learn seminar on February 7, Janet Temos, the Director of OIT’s Educational Technologies Center and Joshua Rabinowitz, Assistant Professor of Chemistry and the Lewis-Sigler Institute for Integrative Genomics, demonstrated the use...

U. of California Will Provide Up to 3,000 Books a Day for Google to Scan

By SCOTT CARLSON A mere two months after the University of California begins its book-digitization project with Google, the university will provide the search company with as many as 3,000 books a day for scanning....

Harvard to Offer Law Course in 'Virtual World'

By ANDREA L. FOSTER Harvard University plans to hold its first class in a “virtual world” this fall, using a video-gamelike environment called Second Life. Charles Nesson, a renowned professor at Harvard Law School, is...

Do Lots of Professors Ban Computers?

June Entman, the law professor at Memphis University who banned laptops from her classroom, said in an e-mail message to The Chronicle this week that she’s not alone in taking a stand against computer use...

Dean Maria Klawe: "The Truth About Females and Computing"

In a special March 1 Lunch ‘n Learn presentation, Dr. Maria Klawe, dean of Princeton’s School of Engineering and Applied Science, presented Gender, Lies and Video Games: The Truth about Females and Computing. The event...

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