Ivan Allen College of Liberal Arts faculty and students are recipients of research and engagment grants for 2019 - 2020 from Georgia Tech's GVU and Institute of People and Technology (IPaT).
Fewer children are living with opioid abusers, but the number of kids living with heroin users continues to rise, according to a new study from Lindsey Bullinger in the School of Public Policy and her co-author Coady Wing at Indiana University.
Students at Georgia State University and the Georgia Institute of Technology can now enroll in elementary Hindi and Portuguese, widely spoken but rarely taught languages used in two of the world’s top 10 economies.
Omar Asensio, delivered a keynote address at the GM IT Georgia Innovation Center’s Geek Week kickoff event.
Digital Media professor Brian Magerko's team are seeking to improve “artificial intelligence literacy” and give people opportunities to engage directly with AI systems in order to understand the potential and capabilities of the technology.
The United States Strategic Command has selected Geoffrey Brown, a Sam Nunn School of International Affairs master’s student, as the Gen Larry D. Welch Deterrence Writing Award recipient for his article entitled, "India's Deterrence Goldilocks Dilemma in South Asia."
In the paper, CACP researchers say the United States should develop strong, voluntary national standards for the design, assessment, and management of voting systems that address cybersecurity concerns as part of a broader multilevel integrity, security, and threat-reduction strategy.
At the end of June 2019, Joseph E. Bankoff transitioned from chair of the Sam Nunn School of International Affairs to the role of professor of the practice. The change capped seven years of leadership that, in collaboration with faculty, brought cohesion, identity, partnerships, and a stronger reputation for the School both on campus and beyond. The School has expanded Georgia Tech’s influence nationally and globally, and furthered its capacity to facilitate innovative learning, research, and scholarship.
Kate Pride Brown adapts existing work on the sociological concept of field theory to incorporate a “field of power” in which civil society, the state, and corporate elites each wield their own form of generalizable power: the law and money, in the case of the state and corporations.
Lawrence Rubin, an associate professor in the Sam Nunn School of International Affairs, was recently appointed as the Associate Fellow at International Institute for Strategic Studies (IISS). Rubin will be working out of its DC office focusing on the Middle East and non-proliferation issues.
The Association for Computer Machinery's Special Interest Group on Computer Human Interaction (ACM SIGCHI)-sponsored summer school on Expanding the Horizons of Human-Centered AI (HCAI), which took place at the India Habitat Centre in New Delhi, concluded on July 27. In the school's last four days, we journeyed through several diverse perspectives on AI, human-centeredness in AI, and the challenges and opportunities that designing for human-centered AI entails.
New details about an apparent release of nuclear material in Russia in 2017 highlight the value of the technical monitoring schemes designed to detect and verify nuclear weapons-related activities globally, Georgia Institute of Technology experts said.
Personalized medicines that harness the power of our own immune cells to beat back advanced cancers offer great promise, but also raise concerns about how patients will pay for these costly therapies. A new paper from the Georgia Institute of Technology shows some patients are turning to crowdfunding.
We are in the homestretch of our ten-week program and one of the many highlights this year is the sheer number of anniversary events that we marked as well as a few “firsts” for the EU program: the centennial of the Treaty of Versailles and as our first update mentioned, our group participated in the commemorations at the Palace of Versailles on June 28th.
Former Senator Sam Nunn, a distinguished professor in the Sam Nunn School of International Affairs, will receive the Peace through Strength Award from the Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation and Institute at the 7th annual Reagan National Defense Forum.
Among sobering statistics, 2018 was the fourth warmest year since 1880 (when consistent record-keeping began) with 2016, 2017, and 2015 ranking as the three hottest. Fallout from increased global temperatures includes melting polar ice, rising sea levels, coastal flooding, severe weather events, altered ecosystems, and species extinction.
From the perspective of the humanities and social sciences, faculty and researchers at the Ivan Allen College of Liberal Arts are addressing critical aspects of the increasingly complex threats posed by climate change.
The study found that social capital increased in counties where one ethnicity dominates, but declined in communities with higher rates of diversity.
Ivan Allen College of Liberal Arts faculty enrolled in the 2018-2019 cohort of Georgia Tech's Emerging Leaders Program (ELP) were given a unique opportunity to visit some of the communities their students call home in a recent tour to Northwestern Georgia.
Kaye Husbands Fealing, chair of the Georgia Institute of Technology School of Public Policy, and Dennis Lockhart, professor of the practice in the Sam Nunn School of International Affairs and former president and CEO of the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta were participants in the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta and the Volcker Alliance’s “FY2020 State Fiscal Conference: Truth and Integrity in State Budgeting—Looming Risks, Durable Solutions”, which was held in Atlanta on July 10-11.
At the final meeting of the term, each of the cohorts of the Provost Teaching and Learning Fellows discussed challenges, as well as goals and action plans, for the 2019-20 academic year.
This December, Georgia Tech’s Model United Nation Program (GTMUN) will be traveling to the United Arab Emirates to conduct two separate conferences in Abu Dhabi and Dubai. These two conferences, GTMUN Emirates Abu Dhabi and GTMUN Emirates Dubai, are co-sponsored by the Hale Education Group and Georgia Tech’s Sam Nunn School of International Affairs.
From Argentina to South Korea, study abroad season is in full swing at the Ivan Allen College as our students participate in a myriad of interdisciplinary programs all over the globe.
Students in the Sam Nunn School of International Affairs’ European Union Program have enjoyed an especially exciting trip as they visited the EU Parliament in Strasbourg, France during the institution’s recent elections.
The Science, Technology, and Innovation Policy (STIP) program at Georgia Tech’s Enterprise Innovation Institute has selected the three students who are the 2019 Georgia Innovative Economic Development interns.
Students are spending the summer interning in anything from patent law to the non-profit sector to paralegal work.
In just five weeks, we interviewed a former vice president of Costa Rica, scrambled up the slopes of a volcano, and came face to face with sloths, vipers, and bullet ants. The Nature, Governance, and Sustainability in Costa Rica (NGS-CR) Study-Abroad Program has been an unbelievable experience. From the remote jungles of Sarapiqui to the stunning peaks of Monteverde, Costa Rica has inspired us to explore and learn at every turn.
The Center for Advanced Communications Policy has published a whitepaper proposing a a voluntary, standards-based national model for evaluation of election hardware and processes.
Georgia Institute of Technology faculty Johnny Smith has been recognized with the Best Article Award for 2018 by the Journal of Sport History for his article, “The Magnitude of Me: Reggie Jackson, Baseball, and the Seventies.”
California’s paid parental leave law appears to have improved the mental health of mothers and the overall welfare of their infant children, according to a new Georgia Institute of Technology study that is the first to assess the impact of paid family leave on maternal well-being.
National Bike Month is about to wrap up, but there is still time to note that Georgia Institute of Technology economist Shatakshee Dhongde is conducting the first-ever project to measure the economic impact of bicycling in the state.
Marilyn Brown, Regents’ Professor in the Georgia Institute of Technology School of Public Policy, has been reappointed as a Brook Byers Professor of Sustainable Systems.
John Krige, Kranzberg professor in the Georgia Institute of Technology’s School of History and Sociology (HSOC), has been appointed a Regents’ Professor upon recommendation by the Provost and approval by the University System of Georgia (USG) Board of Regents.
Seymour E. Goodman, a professor of international affairs and computing in the Georgia Institute of Technology’s Sam Nunn School of International Affairs, has been reappointed Regents’ Professor by the University System of Georgia (USG) Board of Regents. The title is the highest academic research recognition bestowed by USG, and represents distinction and achievement in teaching and scholarly research.
Smart Cities Dialogue: Building Inclusive Communities and Partnerships, a two-day conference, looked at ways to put people at the center of the discussion about the future of smart cities.