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Structures and the Urban Environment

2020-08-25T17:49:38-04:00

One of the most classic courses at Princeton University, CEE262, Structures in the Urban Environment (known as “Bridges”) was founded by Professor David Billington (1927-2018) in 1974.  The course argues that the best designed structures (bridges, buildings, and vaults) are a work of art – structural art – the art of the structural engineer.  The course integrates humanities with engineering through studies of cultures, people, and art as reflected in works of structural engineering.

 

Spanish for a Medical Mission in Ecuador

2020-08-25T17:49:46-04:00

Spanish for a Medical Mission to Ecuador is an interdisciplinary initiative to bridge health education, humanitarian engagement, and the Spanish language. The mission of this course is to provide twelve Princeton undergraduate students an unparalleled exposure to global health policies and health care through hands-on work in health clinics in Ecuador during Spring Break. A blog developed in collaboration with the McGraw center for Teaching and Learning provided a shared space to document the experience.