In a blog post for the Computer Science Teachers Association, Irene Lee, Director of SFI’s Learning Lab, advocates for afterschool programs as great venues for K-12 students to learn computer science.
Proceedings from the 2014 Complex Systems Summer School are now posted, complete with a network map of the students’ collaborations.
SFI External Professor Marc Lipsitch has become a “critical voice on biosafety” over the last few months as he calls for greater scrutiny of experiments involving dangerous flu strains.
SFI External Professor Melanie Mitchell tells readers of the Computing Community Consortium blog "Catalyst" about SFI's new online course offerings.
In a two-part lecture series in Santa Fe, SFI President Jerry Sabloff showed how lessons today's archaeologists are learning about the past offer insights that could shape present and future human societies. Watch his talks.
The McKinnon family has made a generous gift of $2.5 million to support the Santa Fe Institute’s education programs.
An editorial by SFI Professor Luis Bettencourt describes potential promises, and perils, of global urbanization.
In an August 6 SFI Community Lecture in Santa Fe, mathematician Steven Strogatz showed how math underpins our lives, from finding the perfect romantic partner to understanding how Google works. Watch the video.
Beginning this school year, Code.org is bringing SFI's afterschool program Project GUTS (Growing Up Thinking Scientifically) to the nation's middle school science classrooms.
More than 900 students recently completed an an eight-week massive open online course taught by College of the Atlantic professor David Feldman, part of SFI’s Complexity Explorer MOOC series.
In a July 16 SFI Community Lecture in Santa Fe, MITs Seth Lloyd proffered a mode of time travel that is both theoretically possible and creatively irresistible. Watch his talk.
On Monday, June 9, some 60 early career scholars from around the world gathered on the campus of St. John’s College in Santa Fe to embark on a four-week journey through complexity.
What is a city? In an SFI Community Lecture June 18 in Santa Fe, SFI Professor Luis Bettencourt peered inside the city, down to the data describing its neighborhoods and its people, for answers. Watch his talk.
SFI 2014 Research Experiences for Undergraduates student Emma Wolinsky describes how taking advantage of SFI education programs beginning in middle school has helped guide her along a career path in complexity science.
In an SFI Community Lecture Wednesday, May 14, in Santa Fe, philosopher Daniel Dennett asked: if free will is an illusion, should we conclude that we don’t need real free will to be responsible for our actions? Watch the video.
Hooray! With your help, we met — and surpassed — our goal for Give Grande New Mexico yesterday, raising $9,313 that will help hard-working high school students attend C.A.M.P. this summer.