Alan Porter, professor emeritus of the School of Public Policy and the H. Milton Stewart School of Industrial and Systems Engineering, served as the principal investigator on patent mapping research funded by the National Science Foundation.
What’s likely to be the next big thing? What might be the most fertile areas for innovation? Where should companies invest their limited research funds?
Jonathan Schneer’s book Ministers at War: Winston Churchill and his War Cabinet (Basic Books, 2015), was named Book of the Month by BBC History Magazine just one month after its March release in the U.K.
John Matthew Smith, assistant professor for the School of History, Technology, and Society and the undergraduate advisor for the Sports, Society, and Technology (SST) program, discussed the phenomenon of sports dynasties and how fans celebrate their downfall.
Jenny Leigh Smith, assistant professor in the School of History, Technology, and Society, was named a recipient of the Henry Wallace Award for her book Works in Progress: Plans and Realities on Soviet Farms, 1930-1963 (Yale University Press, 2014).
Aaron Levine, associate professor in the School of Public Policy, gave his opinion regarding the controversial use of stem cells in the treatment of two former athletes. Both Gordie Howe, former hockey player, and John Brodie, former NFL quarterback, suffered massive strokes that drastically impaired their abilities function.
Congratulations to all of our student award recipients for the 2014-2015 academic year! Every year our students demonstrate how driven, passionate, and talented they are in their respective fields of study.
Gail and Barry Spurlock (ME 1965) presented a check for $50,000 to Professor Bettina Cothran for the Spurlock Study Abroad Scholarship Endowment Fund.
A new $50,000 commitment continues to support the Joel V. O’Neal Endowment Fund in the School of Economics.
Joe Bankoff, chair of the Sam Nunn School of International Affairs, gave the opening remarks at the April 9 Peace Building Conference sponsored by Atlantic Institute and Morehouse College. Bankoff was also among the honorees at the Morehouse College Crown Forum Induction Ceremony for the Martin Luther King Jr. Board of Preachers, Board of Sponsors and Collegium of Scholars.
Through the generous support of the B & B Stern Foundation, the Melvin Kranzberg Seminar Room has been established in the Old Civil Engineering Building (Old CE), home of the School of History, Technology, and Society (HTS).
A new scholarship for the Navy Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (NROTC) at Georgia Tech honors George Robert Henderson, Sr., a veteran of the United States Navy and native of Newnan, Georgia. Inaugural recipients of the scholarship are undergraduate students Rebekah Day and Anthony Guidera.