Junction 2014 Core Classes

Below is the list of core classes that were offered for Junction 2014.

To see core classes offered in earlier years, click here.

Environmental Chemistry

Use chemistry to understand how human activities can affect the air we breathe, the water we drink, and the global properties of our atmosphere and oceans.

American Government Simulation

Become corrupt, impeach the President, start a war—the sky’s the limit! Or rather, the Constitution is, but even that can be amended…

Philosophy through Russian Literature

Embark on a journey through the white nights and frozen vastness of Russian literature, armed only with the warning of Nietzsche: "When you gaze too long into the abyss, the abyss gazes back into you."

Mathematical Insights in Computing

Problem-solving meets philosophy as we explore mind-blowing ideas from the theoretical study of complex systems: computers, minds, and beyond.

Cryptographic Security

Puzzles meet awesome spy stories as we examine methods of encryption, crack ciphers, and build a theoretical understanding of information security.

Advanced Classical Physics

Learn some of the most fascinating classical physics Newton didn't know, including chaos, relativity, waves, and field theories.

Cellular Neurobiology

Explore topics from toxicology to neurodegenerative disease, building up knowledge from foundational concepts to ultimately discuss cutting-edge research.

Chemical Biology and Evolutionary Medicine

Deepen your understanding of chemical biology from an evolutionary perspective by investigating the mechanisms behind Huntington's Disease.

Last modified on Jan. 17, 2015 at 06:01 p.m.