Dean Jacqueline Royster’s Africa Atlanta 2014 initiative was named a finalist for the Governor’s International Awards in Education. Congratulations to the Africa Atlanta 2014 team!
A newly established professorship in the Ivan Allen College of Liberal Arts will support research on the role of soccer in politics and society and the conditions in which sports and performing arts can transform the lives of children in the world’s poorest neighborhoods.
The discipline of medievalism has produced scholarship acknowledging the "makers" of the Middle Ages: those who re-discovered the period from 500 to 1500 by engaging with its cultural works, seeking inspiration from them, or fantasizing about them.
The Ivan Allen College of Liberal Arts is pleased to announce that the Westside Communities Alliance (WCA), one of the dean’s signature initiatives, was selected for the Chancellor’s Service Excellence Team of the Year Gold Award for 2014. The awards ceremony was held Friday, October 10, at Kennesaw State University.
Before she enrolled as a graduate student in Digital Media at Tech, Rebecca Rolfe was already an accomplished Web designer at CNN.com, where she prepared artwork for stories, made charts and graphics for the daily news desk, and even helped out with a complete site redesign in 2009
Mingge Wu, a recent graduate from the School of Economics, became the first doctoral candidate to receive a Ph.D. in Economics from Georgia Tech in May 2014. She now works as a senior statistician for InterContinental Hotels Group after receiving master’s and Ph.D. degrees, both in economics, from Georgia Tech.
New graduates from the Georgia Tech Ivan Allen College of Liberal Arts earn the fifth highest starting salaries among those with degrees in humanities and social sciences according to a new report released October 6 by NerdWallet.
Former Senator Sam Nunn, Coast Guard Veteran and distinguished professor in The Sam Nunn School of International Affairs at Georgia Tech, was recognized by the United States Navy Memorial in Washington, D.C.
Given elite sports’ symbiotic relationship with the media, when reported, media accounts of intimate partner violence committed by male sports figures are now among the most visible accounts of intimate partner violence available in U.S. culture.
The Georgia Institute of Technology has been awarded two United States Army War College Senior Service Fellowships. Two active duty Army lieutenant colonels or colonels will spend the academic year at The Sam Nunn School of International Affairs starting in fall 2015.
Trying to make sense of the patterns of alignments in the Middle East, especially since the Iraq war that began in 2003, is not easy, writes Nun School assistant professor Lawrence Rubin in a blog post for The Washington Post. Allies and enemies line up in shifting coalitions of support and opposition across any number of conflicts – from the Syrian civil war, to the Iranian nuclear question, to the Israeli-P
Nunn School Assistant Professor Margaret E. Kosal, gave the keynote talk on “Nanotechnology and Diffusion of Innovation: Security Challenges for the 21st Century,” during the opening plenary session of Nanotechnology for Security and Defense Conference (NanoSD) on September 23, 2014
Fei-Ling Wang was cited on CNBC discussing a recent study reporting that Chinese people are more likely than Americans to believe that their government sides with them over corporations.
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.