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  • An Interdisciplinary Approach to Regional Challenges

    June 10, 2015
    Douglas Hooker, an alumnus of the Ivan Allen College of Liberal Arts, is no stranger to an interdisciplinary approach. With a bachelor’s in mechanical engineering, an MBA from Emory University, and a master’s in technology and science policy from Georgia Tech, he is ideally situated as the executive director of the Atlanta Regional Commission (ARC). Read more
  • Ivan Allen, Jr. Documentary Premieres Throughout June on Georgia Public Broadcasting

    June 8, 2015
    Georgia Public Broadcasting is set to air Ivan Allen, Jr.- A Different Road on several days throughout June. A Living Stories film, the documentary creates a multifaceted portrait of Allen during his eight year service as mayor of Atlanta from during the critical years between 1962 and 1970. As the only elected leader from the South to testify in Congress in favor of civil rights legislation in ’63, Allen helped establish that Atlanta was different than the rest of the segregated South. Read more
  • Poetry@Tech Workshops Offer a Measure of 'Healing' in a Non-Traditional Setting

    May 12, 2015
    Poetry@Tech Workshops Offer a Measure of 'Healing' in a Non-Traditional Setting Read more
  • Wealth and Knowledge in the Global North and South

    January 15, 2015
    There's something innovative and unusual going on in South Africa, and Anne Pollock has a front row seat... Read more
  • Unlocking Autism: Illuminating the Complexities of Genomic Science

    October 15, 2014
    Autism—now known clinically as autism spectrum disorder, to reflect its wide range of symptoms and severity—has captured headlines in recent years. Jennifer Singh, an assistant professor in the School of History, Technology and Society, is chronicling the history of genetics-focused autism research., illuminating larger questions about how biomedical research priorities are set and, ultimately, who benefits from the massive research investments of time and money. Read more
  • EarSketch Awarded $3 Million NSF Grant to Combine Arts and Computer Science

    October 1, 2014
    The Ivan Allen College has been awarded a four-year, $3 million grant by the National Science Foundation (NSF) that will expand an innovative approach to computer science education in high schools across Georgia. The grant extends NSF funding of EarSketch, a project that was established in 2011 by Brian Magerko, digital media associate professor in the School of Literature, Media, and... Read more
  • Jenna Jordan Examines the Effectiveness of Targeting Terror-Group Leadership

    July 25, 2014
    After Jenna Jordan graduated in 1999 with a degree in international relations from Mills College in her home town of Oakland, Calif., she enrolled at Stanford for a master's in political science. All the while, she worked as the owner-operator of a women's clothing store in San Francisco... Read more
  • World Cup 2014: Political Struggles Play Out on the Soccer Pitch

    July 1, 2014
    Controversy, protests and negative press aside, Kirk Bowman, professor in the School of International Affairs, is fully indulging in the 2014 World Cup... Read more
  • Kongo Exhibition Brings New Dimension to Georgia Tech’s Global Engagement

    June 6, 2014
    Kongo across the Waters, the cornerstone exhibition of Africa Atlanta 2014, features more than 120 historic and contemporary pieces spanning more than five centuries. It is the first American museum exhibition to deeply explore the legacy of Africa’s Kongo culture and reveal cultural connections across multiple centuries and continents. Read more
  • Mtetwa Named Recipient of the Ivan Allen Jr. Prize for Social Courage

    May 20, 2014
    Prominent human rights attorney Beatrice Mtetwa has been named recipient of the Ivan Allen Jr. Prize for Social Courage, an award given to individuals who, by asserting moral principle, have positively affected public discourse at the risk of their careers, livelihoods, and sometimes lives... Read more
  • 125 Years of Liberal Arts at Georgia Tech

    March 27, 2014
    Georgia Tech has always been a place of innovation at the crossroads of technology and liberal arts, as embodied by the very men who were key in its founding... Read more
  • Kim Isett Researches Emerging Trends in Health Care Access

    January 31, 2014
    We as a society have done a poor job understanding geriatric illness generally. We're scrambling to do that now on the primary and general health care side, now that we have the aging baby boomers. Kimberly Isett's proposed research will help us understand what kinds of social service support will allow these people to live independently in their communities Read more
  • Saddington's Photo App Gives Users Control of Social Footprint

    November 19, 2013
    Pressgram looks similar to other mobile apps that specialize in photo editing and sharing, but there is an important distinction—users publish pictures directly to their own websites using the app. John Saddington, creator of the app and an alumnus of the School of Literature, Media and Communication, is betting Pressgram will be a subtle but clear alternative for how people choose to share their photo creations. Read more
  • DiSalvo Fosters Community Involvement through Digital Media

    October 1, 2013
    One's academic impulses can take an unexpected turn sometimes, as Carl F. DiSalvo discovered when he was a graduate student at Carnegie Mellon University. DiSalvo studies the products and process of interaction design. The interdisciplinary work, which draws from the humanities, science and technology, and design, aims to increase community building and public engagement through digital media. Read more
  • Sports, Society, and Technology at Tech

    July 23, 2013
    The impact of sports does not end when the game does. Nutritional supplement use among athletes is hotly contested. Football concussions are making headlines. The economic effect of a new city stadium is generating debate. As technology becomes increasingly integrated with sports, Georgia Tech is positioning its new Sports, Society, and Technology (SST) program to be the source for answers. Read more
  • Georgia Tech and Ivan Allen College are Top-Ranked

    May 30, 2013
    Georgia Tech serves as a preeminent nexus of research and outreach to not only the United States but, also the world. Just take a look at our multitude of top-rated rankings. Read more
  • Ivan Allen College Around the World

    April 25, 2013
    Ivan Allen College of Liberal Arts students enjoy outstanding international experiences. These range from international living communities on campus to studies with international faculty and faculty who lead international programs and research, to a highly unique language and intercultural studies program. Nearly 20 study abroad programs are led by IAC faculty and our work and study abroad program include our signature Languages for Business and Technology Programs. Read more
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