Tagged: nature

Exciting new game ‘Walden’

The Core is delighted to share that game designer Tracy Fullerton is developing a new game, Walden. Thoreau’s Walden is one of the key texts in CC202′s study of Enlightenment and Modernity, and the game simulates the experiment in living made by Henry David Thoreau at Walden Pond in 1845-47. Ms. Fullerton was kind enough to […]

Citizen Science Project Identifies Species By Their Calls

CC106 delves into the current issues with biodiversity. Here is a sample from an article about exciting new technology that battles these issues: Global biodiversity is not doing so well these days, with many scientists even believing that we’re on the brink of the world’s sixth mass extinction. … Simply put: We just don’t know how […]

Tabatabai on the Hudson

This weekend while visiting New York City, Prof. Sassan Tabatabai (above, left) caught up with alumnus Tom Farndon (Core ’10, CAS/SMG ’12) for an afternoon of kayaking on the Hudson River. If we were to ask them how the trip went — what with the strong currents and winds on that part of the river […]