Senator Sam Nunn, Distinguished Professor in the Sam Nunn School of International Affairs, appeared on the talk show "A Closer Look" on WABE to discuss the Iranian Nuclear Deal. For a long time, Nunn has maintained a keen interest in weapons and security, even going so far as to co-found the Nuclear Threat Initiative along with Ted Turner.
From what Nunn shared, the intelligence community estimated that creating a nuclear weapon will take at least a month or two.
John Tone speaks on the need for Americans to approach Cubans with humility as relationship between the two countries change in the Georgia Tech Amplifier.
After two years of negotiating, the United States has announced a nuclear deal with Iran. The pact is between Iraq and a group of six countries. Iran will get relief from international oil and financial sanctions in exchange for limits on its nuclear activities. Lawrence Rubin is an assistant professor in the Sam Nunn School of International Affairs and is an expert on politics in the Middle East.
The publication of Harper Lee’s newly discovered novel has been hailed as a historical literary event. Karen Head comments on the rare gift for readers and writers in the Georgia Tech Amplifier.
Christopher LeDantec, as co-director of Data Science for Social Good, and students demonstrated how data can tackle social and societal problems for non-profits and government agencies.
On July 1, while President Obama announced the reestablishment of diplomatic relations between the United States and Cuba, twenty Atlanta government, business, and academic leaders convened in Havana to explore the possibilities of Congress approving the president’s request for an easing of the U.S. economic embargo against Cuba.
Robert Rosenberger, assistant professor of Philosophy in the School of Public Policy, recently published a paper on the "phantom vibration syndrome" in the journal Computers in Human Behavior. The phantom phone vibration syndrome occurs when a person thinks his or her phone is ringing or vibrating from a text message when it actually is not.
Juan Moreno-Cruz from the School of Economics has been appointed as one of twelve fellows in the Brook Byers Institute for Sustainable Systems (BBISS) at Georgia Tech. This diverse group of faculty and researchers comes from all six of Georgia Tech’s Colleges as well as the Georgia Tech Research Institute.
On June 30, 2015, Dr. Adam Stulberg, Professor at the Sam Nunn School of International Affairs and Co-Director of the Center for International Strategy, Technology and Policy at Georgia Tech, gave two presentations at the 2015 Warsaw Euro-Atlantic Summer Academy (WEASA) that were entitled “Geopolitics of the Changing Gas Landscape” and “Russia-Ukraine-EU Gas Conflict: Strategic Developments and Implications.” Both presentations addressed the workshop’s core theme of “Energy Security.”
Danny Boston, Nunn School professor and small business owner, has been selected as a recipient of The Atlanta Business League's Atlanta's Men of Influence award for 2015. The Atlanta Business League has selected Boston as a recipient of the for 2015. Boston will receive his award during an evening reception on July 21st at Atlanta Metropolitan State College.
Margaret E. Kosal, assistant professor in the Sam Nunn School of International Affairs, was quoted in the Washington Examiner on proposed U.S. preparedness and federal policy to respond to the use of biological weapons by terrorists. Because the science to weaponize pathogens is more sophisticated than ever, a panel of bioterrism experts says that the U.S.
A smartphone app and related study for Atlanta bicyclists has won the first-ever Excellence in Innovation/Research of the Year Award from the Young Professionals in Transportation organization.