Georgia's FinTech sector is set to cement its position as the global leader in payments processing, said Christine Ries, professor in the School of Economics in a new report from the Technology Association of Georgia.
The Georgia Institute of Technology 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 researchers in Georgia Tech’s College of Architecture and the Ivan Allen College of Liberal Arts. EarSketch uses musical remixes to introduce high school students – especially minorities and young women – to the world of computer programming.
The partnership between Georgia Tech and the Midtown Alliance Business Association aims to engage residents, businesses, and students to develop community focused smartphone apps.
Jenna Jordan, cited in The Atlantic, on the efficacy of terror group leadership removal.
This summer, the School of Modern Languages joined with 11 Atlanta Public Schools teachers to embark upon a four-week research project at the West African Research Center in Dakar, Senegal, funded by a Fulbright-Hays Group Project Abroad grant.
Academics are ever-evolving, and graduate programs within the Ivan Allen College have been created, modified, and expanded to reflect student interests, market opportunities, and innovations in research since the College’s founding in 1990.
Helena Mitchell has been recognized for her outstanding work through a new appointment as Regents’ Researcher.
LMC and Digital Media professor Ian Bogost was featured on Yahoo News and in The Chronicle of Higher Education Vitae on the issues of agency in video games and UIUC's rescinding of a tenured professorship offer, respectively.
Margaret E. Kosal gave two invited talks at the School of International Futures (SOIF) Conference on strategic forecasting and horizon scanning. In her keynote, “The Impact of Technology Trends on Security: Uncertainty, Complexity, and Interdependence,” she spoke on anticipating emerging technology trends and the potential impacts on international security.
Nunn School PhD students Tong Zhao and Taylor Smith, participated in the 2014 International Summer Symposium on Science and World Affairs held July 25th-August 1st at Princeton University in New Jersey.
Five new scholars and professors have joined the Ivan Allen College of Liberal Arts this fall, bringing knowledge and expertise in a wide range of research interests to the School of Public Policy and the School of Literature, Media, and Communication. Join us in welcoming these tenure-track faculty members to the College.
Researchers at the Center for Advanced Communications Policy (CACP) have released a report to the President on effective communication for people with disabilities before, during, and after emergencies.
Celia Pearce, former assistant professor in the School of Literature, Media, and Communication, was featured on Salon discussing the potential displacement of workers by robotic machinery and artificial intelligence.