Georgia Institute of Technology bioethicist Aaron Levine said there is merit in a proposal from researchers at two universities calling on crowdfunding platforms to stop accepting campaigns for unproven medical treatments. But Levine said the proposal could be tough to implement.
On Monday, November 11, Robert Bell, distinguished professor of the practice in the Sam Nunn School of International Affairs, visited Professor Katja Weber's graduate seminar on International Relations (IR) Theory.
Aaron Levine, associate professor in the Georgia Institute of Technology School of Public Policy was recently elected to the board of the American Society of Bioethics and Humanities (ASBH). During a three-year term, Levine is serving as a director at-large.
The Ivan Allen College of Liberal Arts namesake, Mayor Ivan Allen Jr., was celebrated on November 25 with the dedication of a new downtown Atlanta bridge and outdoor walking museum in his name. An alumnus of Georgia Tech (Commerce 1033), Allen transformed Atlanta during his mayorship in the turbulent 1960s. The bridge is part of The Path system in Atlanta.
Ming "Sherry" Chen, a graduate student pursuing a Master's in Cybersecurity Policy at the Georgia Institute of Technology School of Public Policy, had her paper entitled "China’s Data Collection on US Citizens: Implications, Risks, and Solutions" published in the Journal of Science Policy & Governance.
For over two decades, the Georgia Institute of Technology School of History and Sociology's (HSOC) Speaker Series has brought world-renowned academics to campus, introducing students to critical perspectives on a range of issues while broadening HSOC's scope by connecting with organizations across Georgia Tech.
Eight students representing three of the six Ivan Allen College of Liberal Arts schools were recently selected for the 2020 Georgia Legislative Internship Program (GLIP), furthering the College's consistent representation at the State Capitol.
The Sam Nunn School of International Affairs at the Georgia Institute of Technology announces a new Master of Science in International Security (MSIS) program. The International Security program will be the first of its kind in Georgia, serving a growing interest in specialized and professional master’s degrees.
Margaret Kosal, an associate professor in the Sam Nunn School of International Affairs, has a new book titled, "Disruptive and Game Changing Technologies in Modern Warfare: Development, Use, and Proliferation," published as part of Springer's 'Advanced Sciences and Technologies for Security Application' (ASTSA) book series.
Amazon is teaming up with EarSketch, co-led by Ivan Allen College of Liberal Arts Professor Brian Magerko, and singer/songwriter Ciara for the latest phase of the Amazon Future Engineer program.
Georgia Institute of Technology School of Economics faculty showcased the breadth of the School's research this month as faculty presented on topics ranging from poverty to the future of education. In addition, the School will co-host the 8th Atlanta Workshop on International Economics with Emory University and the Atlanta Federal Reserve Board next month.
Ilya Kaminsky, the Margaret T. and Henry C. Bourne, Jr. Chair in Poetry, has been on the faculty of the Georgia Institute of Technology for a little over a year now. In that time, he’s published a highly-acclaimed volume of poems, received the prestigious Academy of American Poets Fellowship, and now is a finalist for a National Book Award, one of the top literary prizes in the United States.
Studying abroad is an excellent opportunity for students to gain new perspectives, learn new languages, make lifelong friends, improve cross-cultural communication skills, and prepare for the globalized community. For first-generation college students, the associated fees can make it challenging to participate in these types of experiences.
The fight against harmful ozone, which attacks the respiratory system, would get harder, and progress in the fight would reverse if helpful regulations disappear. With the regulations currently in limbo, a new study strips them away to model the effects on this pollutant.
Internationally acclaimed poets and poetry critics will take part in the Georgia Institute of Technology launch of a national program designed to increase diversity among critics, writers whose reviews can help or hinder a poet’s career.
Graduate students enrolled in Ivan Allen College Liberal Arts graduate courses are eligible to submit abstracts to present papers at the eighth annual IAC graduate student conference, scheduled for Friday, January 31, 2020, 10am-5pm, in Room 102 of the Stephen C. Hall Building (215 Bobby Dodd), and/or present posters at the Career Research and Innovation Development Conference (CRIDC) poster sessions, panels, and award ceremony, January 27-28, 2020, in the Global Learning Center.
After Hurricane Dorian rampaged through the Bahamas, the Georgia Institute of Technology and Oglethorpe University came together for a worthy cause. In just one month, more than 1,000 items were collected for its victims.
Meg and Sam Flax, CE 1979, have made a $100,000 gift to the Georgia Tech Foundation in support of the School of Public Policy at the Georgia Institute of Technology. Expendable funds, along with income from the permanent endowment fund, will support the creation of the Meg and Sam Flax Speaker Series in Public Policy, which invites top scholars, policymakers, and practitioners to speak to students and faculty across campus on urgent issues. The inaugural lecture on ebola response took place October 10, 2019.
The United Nations Association-Atlanta Chapter hosted its UN Day Celebration on Georgia Tech's campus Tuesday, October 28th. The event, co-organized by the Atlanta Global Studies Center (AGSC), focused on how climate change impacts various industries and the solutions being implemented.
Throughout this week, October 28 - 30, over 35 faculty and PhD students representing all six schools from the Ivan Allen College of Liberal Arts are presenting research on the many facets of sustainability research and education at the 2019 Sustainability Showcase.
Noah Crafts, an International Affairs & Modern Languages major, and Anne Hardin, a Public Policy & Business Administration major, have been awarded Stamps President’s Scholarships for the remainder of their time at the Georgia Institute of Technology.
The death of Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi is unlikely to have a significant impact on the Islamic State group he led, according to Jenna Jordan, a Georgia Institute of Technology expert on efforts to decapitate terrorist organizations.
The presence and role of the humanities and social sciences at a technical institute is not only a topic discussed among faculty at North American universities. Recently, eleven guests from King Mongkut’s University of Technology Thonburi (KMUTT) in Thailand visited Georgia Tech to discuss the intersection of humanities and technology.
As an internationally prominent scholar specializing in the political economy of information and communication, Milton Mueller is a professor in Georgia Tech's School of Public Policy and heads up the Policy Track of the Online Master of Science in Cybersecurity (OMS Cybersecurity) program. It’s a field that has captivated Mueller for decades.
Willie Pearson, professor in the Georgia Institute of Technology School of History and Sociology (HSOC), was recently reappointed to the National Science Foundation's Social, Behavioral and Economic Sciences (SBE) Advisory Committee.
Men make more than women at U.S. federal science agencies, but the reasons for these gender-based pay gaps differ by organization, according to new research involving Kaye Husbands Fealing of the Georgia Institute of Technology’s School of Public Policy.
Assistant Professor Yanni Loukissas brings an architect's sense of place to data, arguing that "data aren't placeless."
Professor Philip Auslander, who wrote the screenplay and produced and starred in 'Dr. Blues' said he hopes the film serves as a pilot project for expanding the film production curriculum at Georgia Tech.
Since its inception in 2006, the Atlanta Conference on Science and Innovation Policy, which is organized by the Georgia Institute of Technology's School of Public Policy, has played a critical role in bringing internationally-renowned policy experts to Georgia Tech's campus to discuss urgent challenges in science, technology, and innovation.
Natalie Khazaal, assistant professor in the Georgia Institute of Technology School of Modern Languages, has been awarded the 2019 fellowship by the American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS)/Luce Program in Religion, Journalism, and International Affairs for her work on the making of a novel minority of atheists in Arab communities.
On September 7, some 70 Georgia Institute of Technology alumni, entrepreneurs, speakers, and guests from Europe and the U.S., including School of Modern Languages Chair and Professor Anna Westerstahl Stenport, convened in Munich for Georgia Tech's third European Innovation Forum.
New approach to an old course brings together the components of cell biology with social reality
Ilya Kaminsky, a professor in the Georgia Institute of Technology’s Ivan Allen College of Liberal Arts, has been named a finalist for the 2019 National Book Award in Poetry.
To celebrate the International Year of the Periodic Table, Tech students, faculty, and staff talk about their favorite elements. For October, we have Margaret E. Kosal, from the Sam Nunn School of International Affairs.
Two Ivan Allen College of Liberal Arts schools played key roles in the Global Climate Action Symposium held on campus Sept. 27.
President Ángel Cabrera delivered his first institute address to a group of Georgia Tech students, faculty, and staff at the Ferst Center for the Arts on September 5. In his speech, Cabrera discussed many topics including creating a new strategic plan, organization changes, student mental health, improving student diversity, and research. Featured in the research slide of President Cabrera's presentation was Mariel Borowitz.
President Ángel Cabrera's first day on the job included unpacking items for his office, meeting with members of his cabinet, processing HR paperwork as well as having lunch with Georgia Tech student leaders. Two of the seven students were Sam Nunn School of International Affairs majors and two others minor in the subject.
Diane Alleva Cáceres talks about why the Sam Nunn School of International Affairs was the right choice for her doctoral degree.
The Office of International Initiatives announces the launch of the Georgia Tech Guide for Responsible International Activities, a new online resource regarding guidelines, policies, and procedures around the Institute’s global activities and partnerships.
Indigineous filmakers, particularly women, are beginning to shatter the myth of a frozen, never-changing Arctic. School of Modern Lanagues Chair Anna Westerstahl Stenport is one of the world's leading academics studying their work.
The rising superpower of China in global affairs and the prospect of enormous markets in Chinese-speaking regions have made proficiency in Chinese an important criterion for those seeking to enter both public and private-sector job markets. The School of Modern Languages has taught Mandarin Chinese for many years and watched enrollment continue to rise with China’s entrance onto the world political and economic forums.
Two School of Economics students presented posters at a Georgia transportation expo, an event more typically associated with engineering students.
Literature and medicine might seem like separate worlds with little in common. But Narin Hassan, Associate Professor in the School of Literature, Media, and Communication, is interested in exploring their intersection.
With forecasts calling for the installation of billions more connected smart devices in coming years, the need is ever more acute for ways to encourage energy conservation and address consumer misperceptions about power use, School of Public Policy Asssitant Professor Omar Isaac Asensio writes in Nature Energy.