The Ivan Allen College of Liberal Arts Spring Faculty and Staff Recognition Luncheon was held on April 18, 2017.
Bettina Cothran, professor of German in the Ivan Allen College School of Modern Languages, taught her last class on campus on Tuesday, April 25, 2017, putting a period on her 26 years at Georgia Tech and a lengthy career in academia.
Amy D'Unger is the first Ivan Allen College professor to receive a Class of 1934 Undergraduate Educator Award.
Outstanding students were recognized this month with awards and scholarships from the Institute, College, and Schools.
During much of the Spring semester, there have been a couple of especially young faces around the Habersham building in the afternoon - two Atlanta Public Schools (APS) high school students. Working with Nunn School Associate Professor Margaret E Kosal and post-doc, Dr. Jon Huang, the two APS students investigated how emerging and next-generation technologies are playing a role in national defense and in a Third Offset Strategy for deterrence.
Jillann Hertel, an academic professional in the Ivan Allen College School of Literature, Media, and Communication, has won Georgia Tech’s Center for Teaching and Learning (CTL) 2017 Innovation in Co-curricular Education Award.
Nassim JafariNaimi, an assistant professor in the School of Literature, Media, and Communication, and Jenna Jordan, an assistant professor in the Sam Nunn School of International Affairs, have been awarded the 2017 CTL/BP Junior Faculty Teach Excellence Award.
The CoLab, a studio space run by the Ivan Allen College School of Literature, Media, and Communication (LMC), is a new outlet for career development that provides students with guidance, resources, and work opportunities.
To inform ongoing work relating to provincial science policy, the Alberta Government asked the Council of Canadian Academies to convene an expert workshop to identify key considerations for science policies relevant to subnational jurisdictions.
Lawrence Rubin, a professor in the Ivan Allen College Sam Nunn School of International Affairs, presented at the Naval War College’s annual “Sea Control and Foreign Policy” symposium on April 5, 2017.
Jennifer Clark, an associate professor in the Ivan Allen College School of Public Policy, presented at the annual meeting of the American Association of Geographers (AAG), which was held in Boston from April 5 - 9, 2017.
Six students from the Ivan Allen College School of Public Policy were recognized at Georgia Tech’s 23rd annual Tower Awards on April 6, 2017 at the Georgia Tech Hotel and Conference Center.
The Ivan Allen College of Liberal Arts co-hosted “Resilient Atlanta: New Perspectives on the Civil War and Its Aftermath,” a symposium examining Atlanta’s post-Civil War economic and social recovery, on March 30, 2017.
Milton Mueller, a professor in the Ivan Allen College School of Public Policy, presented at the Centre for European Policy Studies in Brussels on April 29, 2017.
Richard Utz, chair and professor in the Ivan Allen College School of Literature, Media, and Communication, recently published an article entitled “Cupid at the Castle: Romance, Medievalism, and Race at Atlanta’s Rhodes Hall” on the blog The Public Medievalist.
Rebecca Burnett, a professor in the Ivan Allen College School of Literature, Media, and Communication (LMC), and Jillann Hertel, an academic professional in LMC, received awards at Georgia Tech’s 2017 Women’s Leadership Conference, which was held at the Historic Academy of Medicine on April 1, 2017.
Yu Tao, an associate professor of sociology at Stevens Institute of Technology and alumna of the Ivan Allen College School of History and Sociology, was invited by the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine to give a talk on National Science Foundation (NSF) data at a workshop on October 20, 2016.
The Ivan Allen College of Liberal Arts welcomed its largest ever cohort for Shadow Day. Ninety-one students and 114 parents from eight states attend
Stuart Goldberg, associate professor of Russian in the Ivan Allen College School of Modern Languages, has been awarded a fellowship by the American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS).
Sam Nunn, a distinguished professor in the Ivan Allen College Sam Nunn School of International Affairs, is stepping down as CEO of the Nuclear Threat Initiative (NTI), a nonprofit organization he co-founded in 2001 with Ted Turner. Former U.S. Secretary of Energy Ernest J. Moniz has been named the new chief executive officer and co-chairman of the board of directors of the NTI effective June 1, 2017.
Georgia Tech’s Mock Trial (GTMT) “A” team finished in first place at the Decatur Opening Round Championship Series Tournament, which was held March 17 - 19, 2017 at the DeKalb County Courthouse.
Kirk Bowman, the Jon R. Wilcox Term Professor in Soccer and Global Politics in the Ivan Allen College Sam Nunn School of International Affairs, presented his film Bad and the Birdieman at the 41st Atlanta Film Festival on March 25, 2017.
General Philip Breedlove, a distinguished professor in the Ivan Allen College Sam Nunn School of International Affairs, testified before the Senate Armed Services Committee about U.S. Policy and Strategy in Europe on March 21, 2017.
Georgia Tech’s global footprint took another step forward this month with Ivan Allen College of Liberal Arts Dean Jacqueline J. Royster announcing a Memorandum of Understanding with Woosong University’s new Endicott College of International Studies located in Daejeon, South Korea.
The cocktail reception commemorating the 20th anniversary of the Nunn School was generously hosted by David Cooper (INTA 1996) and Maranda Smith. The fourth annual Alumni and Friends reception featured keynote speaker Gen. Philip Breedlove, USAF (Ret.), a Georgia Tech alumnus and Distinguished Professor at the Nunn School.
Jennifer Clark, the director of Georgia Tech’s Center for Urban Innovation, testified on Thursday, March 16, 2017, before the U.S. House Energy and Commerce Committee Subcommittee on Digital Commerce and Consumer Protection. The hearing on Smart Communities was part of the Subcommittee’s Disrupter Series which examines ways that U.S. communities are using new technology to improve the improve safety, increase efficiency, and create opportunity.
Students can expand their horizons and their global competencies at Georgia Tech-Lorraine. Expanded course offerings in International Affairs and History and Sociology show that Georgia Tech's European campus is not just for engineers.
Congratulations to General Philip Breedlove, USAF (Retired) and Admiral James “Sandy” Winnefeld, USN (Retired) on their recognition by the Georgia House of Representatives.
Juan Rodriguez, an associate professor in the Ivan Allen College School of Modern Languages, has been selected to join the New Voices Global Advisory Panel organized by the Atlanta Regional Commission (ARC).
The Ivan Allen College School of Public Policy at Georgia tech has been ranked #45 on the 2018 U.S. News & World Report list of Best Graduate Schools in Public Affairs for the second straight year. Public Policy's also maintained its ranking as the #2 graduate program nationwide in IT Management.
The Georgia Tech Alumni Association’s Ivan Allen College Affinity Group hosted a meetup event during a men’s basketball home game at McCamish Pavilion - Georgia Tech against the University of Pittsburgh on February 28, 2017.
Shatakshee Dhongde, an assistant professor in the Ivan Allen College School of Economics, has been selected by the Georgia Tech Faculty Honors Committee as one of two recipients of the 2017 Junior Faculty Outstanding Undergraduate Research Mentor Award.
Georgia Tech’s Writing and Communication Program welcomed 43 Banneker High School Advanced Placement English students and their teachers on February 28, 2017, to attend class, meet students and faculty, and tour the Georgia Tech campus.
Kate Pride Brown, an assistant professor in the Ivan Allen College School of History and Sociology, is the winner of the 2016 Routledge Social Movement Studies Best Article Prize.
Jacqueline Royster, dean of the Ivan Allen College of Liberal Arts, was named to the Advisory Council of the newly formed Endicott College of International Studies at Woosong University. The College is named after long-time former Sam Nunn School International Affairs faculty member John Endicott, who is president of Woosong University.
On February 28 the Consuls General of France, Germany and Ireland discussed their countries’ approaches to the up-coming negotiations surrounding the UK’s departure from the EU.
We invite Ivan Allen College alumni, faculty, staff, and special guests to join us at the Historic Academy of Medicine on April 12, 2017, for a networking reception and the presentation of the 2017 Distinguished Alumni Awards.
Assistant Professor Yanni Loukissas and Associate Professor Anne Pollock, faculty in the Ivan Allen College School of Literature, Media, and Communication, explored the impact of the 2016 U.S. presidential election on big data research in an article that was published in the 2017 issue of the journal Engaging Science and Technology.
Mary Frank Fox, ADVANCE Professor in the Ivan Allen College School of Public Policy, has been elected to the Electorate Nominating Committee of the Section on Social, Economic, and Political Sciences of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS).
Janet Murray and Ian Bogost, professors in the Ivan Allen College School of Literature, Media, and Communication, have been elected to the inaugural cohort of the Higher Education Video Game Alliance (HEVGA) Fellows program.
On February 21 Jeremy Pilmore-Bedford, the British Consul General in Atlanta, discussed the British government’s approach to the up-coming negotiations surrounding Brexit.
A new exhibit at the Museum of Design Atlanta features projects from the Public Design Workshop, a design research studio led by Ivan Allen College School of Literature, Media, and Communication Associate Professor Carl DiSalvo.
Yeiryun Park, an Applied Languages and Intercultural Studies (ALIS) major in the Ivan Allen College School of Modern Languages, was on of two Georgia Tech students selected to receive Chinese Government Full Scholarships for the 2017-2018 academic year.
Written for the Ivan Allen College Newsletter by Monica Miller, a Brittain Fellow and Assistant Director of Writing and Communication, Ivan Allen School of School of Literature, Media, and Communications Writing and Communication Program
The China Research Center is now part of the Ivan Allen College School of History and Sociology (HSOC) at Georgia Tech.
Graduate students from the Ivan Allen College School of Public Policy helped organize Georgia Tech Energy Club’s 2017 Energy Expo, which was held on February 9 – 10, 2017.
Thomas “Danny” Boston, a professor in the Ivan Allen College Sam Nunn School of International Affairs, wrote an article on low-income housing that was published in the December 2016 issue of the City & Community journal.
An article by Jon Schmid, a doctoral student in the Ivan Allen College Sam Nunn School of International Affairs, was published in the 2017 issue of the journal Defence and Peace Economics.
Shatakshee Dhongde, an assistant professor in the Ivan Allen College School of Economics, presented her research at the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation of Atlanta on February 14, 2017.
In fall 2016, the Strategic Energy Institute issued a campus-wide request for proposals for cross-disciplinary energy projects. Of the proposals received, three were selected to receive funding.
Philip Shapira, a professor with the Ivan Allen College School of Public Policy at Georgia Tech and the Manchester Institute of Innovation Research at The University of Manchester, convened a panel to discuss the new ‘Industrial Revolution’ at the American Association for the Advancement of Science’s annual meeting in Boston, which was held on February 19, 2017.
Georgia Institute of Technology President G.P. “Bud” Peterson awarded the 2017 Ivan Allen Jr. Prize for Social Courage to Jimmy and Rosalynn Carter February 17 in Atlanta.
Kaye Husbands Fealing, professor and chair in the Ivan Allen College School of Public Policy, participated in a panel entitled “How to Grow a Scientist” that was held at Brown University on February 15, 2017.
Andy Quitmeyer may single-handedly reinvent what it means to “rough it” in studies of digital media.
The fifth annual Ivan Allen College Career, Research, and Innovation Development Conference (CRIDC) was held January 27, 2017, at the Stephen C. Hall Building.
Jennifer Clark, an associate professor in the Ivan Allen College School of Public Policy, is a recipient of funding from the Institute for People and Technology’s (IPaT) Smart and Connected Communities Data Pilot Grant program.
Yin Li, a doctoral student with Georgia Tech’s School of Public Policy, has been awarded a scholarship in a prestigious annual award program from the Chinese Scholarship Council (CSC).
Renowned and acclaimed poet Thomas Lux who has anchored Poetry@TECH at the Georgia Institute of Technology for 15 years, died February 5 after a lengthy illness.
A new project led by Georgia Tech Ivan Allen College of Liberal Arts dean, Jacqueline Royster, is revitalizing Atlanta places and people whose stories might otherwise be lost from public memory.
Georgia Tech’s Mock Trial (GTMT) “A” team finished in first place at the 2nd Annual Seminole Smackdown Invitational, which was held January 28 - 29 at Florida State University in Tallahassee, Florida.
Ten members of the Ivan Allen College of Liberal Arts have been selected to receive the Class of 1940 Course Survey Teaching Effectiveness Award for the 2015 - 2016 academic year.