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.
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.
On Monday, March 21st, Gen (ret.) Breedlove testified before the Senate Armed Services Committee on U.S. Policy and Strategy in Europe. In his testimony, he discussed US-Russian relations.
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.
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).
Congratulations to General Philip Breedlove, USAF (Retired) and Admiral James “Sandy” Winnefeld, USN (Retired) on their recognition by the Georgia House of Representatives.
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.
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
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.
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.
The Ivan Allen College School of Modern Languages at the Georgia Institute of Technology seeks six postdoctoral students with training in modern languages (French, German, Japanese, Mandarin Chinese, Russian, and Spanish) for the newly instituted Global Languages, Cultures, and Technologies (GLACT) post-doctoral program.
Associate Professor Carl DiSalvo and Assistant Professor Chris Le Dantec, faculty in the Ivan Allen College School of Literature, Media, and Communication, are among the first recipients of funding from the Institute for People and Technology (IPat) Smart and Connected Communities Data Pilot Grant program.
Kirk Bowman, the Jon R. Wilcox Term Professor in Soccer and Global Politics in the Ivan Allen College Sam Nunn School of International Affairs, will be featured as the Georgia Power Professor of Excellence during Georgia Tech’s home basketball game against Boston College on February 11, 2017.
The former president and first lady are the first couple to receive the Georgia Tech award that recognizes leaders who act bravely to improve the human condition despite personal risks and challenges. Jimmy and Rosalynn Carter will be honored during a February 17 symposium at the Biltmore.
Jennifer Clark, associate professor in the Ivan Allen College School of Public Policy, has been elected chair of the American Association of Geographers Economic Geography Specialty Group for the January 2017 to December 2018 term.
Some graduate programs in the Ivan Allen College of Liberal Arts at Georgia Tech are still accepting applications for admission in 2017-2018.
Lisa Yaszek, associate chair and professor in the Ivan Allen College School of Literature, Media, and Communication, was interviewed on Georgia Public Broadcasting’s program On Second Thought on January 11, 2017.
Margaret Kosal, an associate professor in the Ivan Allen College Sam Nunn School of International Affairs, participated in a workshop entitled “Dual Use Research of Concern: Options for Future Management” at the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine in Washington, D.C. on January 4, 2017.
The recording of the panel on “Twenty-first Century Liberal Arts,” which took place December 2, 2016 as part of the Ivan Allen College’s Innovation and Collaboration in Liberal Arts, Science, and Technology (ICLAST) Speaker Series, has been added to Georgia Tech’s SMARTech repository and is available for viewing.
Four faculty members from the Ivan Allen College Sam Nunn School of International Affairs were published in the Winter 2017 issue of The Washington Quarterly.
Kaye Husbands Fealing, professor and chair in the Ivan Allen College School of Public Policy at Georgia Tech, was elected to the Board of Directors of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS). Her term will begin in February, 2017.