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.
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.
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.
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.
Three faculty from the Ivan Allen College of Liberal Arts have been elected to serve on Georgia Tech Faculty Standing Committees.
David Shook, associate professor of Spanish in the School of Modern Languages, will continue to serve on the Institute Undergraduate Curriculum Committee; Karen Head, associate professor in the School of Literature, Media, and Communication will serve on the Institute Graduate Curriculum Committee; and Justin E. Burkett, assistant professor in the School of Economics, will serve on the Academic Integrity Committee.
Students in the INTA/ME 4744 Global Development Capstone course (taught every Spring by Prof. Neha Kumar) presented their research at the annual, campus-wide Ideas to Serve (I2S) competition this past April. All four teams (of 12 students) were chosen to be finalists on the Problem Discovery track, while three of them also won awards — winning second and third place, and the special MBA award.
Three faculty from Ivan Allen College have been selected for the fourth cohort of Georgia Tech’s Emerging Leaders Program for 2019-2020. They are associate professors Karen Head, Olga Shemyakina, and Jennifer Singh.
The School of Modern Languages' Career Design for Global Citizenship course helps students look at career exploration as a form of cross-cultural studies and emphasizes the values of humantiies skills in the modern workplace.
On May 3 and 4, seven student-athletes in the Georgia Institute of Technology’s Ivan Allen College of Liberal Arts were conferred degrees during the Institute’s spring commencement ceremonies at McCamish Pavilion.
Kumar’s work looks at mobile technologies and how they are designed for and adopted in underserved communities around the world, specifically in India and diverse rural contexts.
The Georgia Insitute of Technology’s global footprint took another step forward last month as the Sam Nunn School of International Affairs announced the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between the School and the U.S. Navy to initiate the placement of a Federal Executive Fellow at Georgia Tech beginning this fall.
On May 3, Kaye Husbands Fealing, chair and professor in the Georgia Institute of Technology’s School of Public Policy, discussed the National Science Foundation’s Science of Science and Innovation Policy program (SciSIP) during the second day of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) forum on science and technology policy in Washington, DC.
Cade Lawson and Sarah Tinsley, two undergraduate students in the Georgia Institute of Technology's School of Economics, have been named winners of the JUMP into STEM national competition in Golden, Colorado for their projects on smart/connected communities and building energy performance, sponsored by the U.S. Department of Energy and the Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL).
he symposium and other initiatives of the Atlanta Global Studies Center—a partnership of Georgia Tech and Georgia State University—helped highlight the city’s growing role as a global hub for higher education.
Laura Taylor’s work helps pin down a more precise estimate for the “value of a statistical life,” which is used as an estimate of the benefit to be derived from proposed regulations designed to reduce the risk of harm, from highway accidents to pollution.
When Kayleigh Haskin and Chloe Thomas met in fourth grade, they didn’t know it would be the beginning of a nearly inseparable 13-year friendship.
Adam Stulberg and Lawrence Rubin, professors in the Georgia Institute of Technology Sam Nunn School of International Affairs, recently showcased their book on nuclear security to officials at NATO in Brussels and at Center for Strategic and Budgetary Assessments (CSBA) in Washington.
During the recent Student Honors Celebration and the student sponsored Up With the White and Gold ceremony, students from across the Ivan Allen College recieved awards for their academic achievements in addition to their commuity service both on and off campus.
Kaye Husbands Fealing has been reappointed for another five year term as chair of the School of Public Policy.
Kayleigh Haskin, a double-major in the School of History and Sociology and Sam Nunn School of International Affairs, and William “Alex” Emken and Sarah Moore, both fourth-year International Affairs students, were recognized this past April 9 at the Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program (UROP) Spring Symposium.
On, April 16, 2019, an array of faculty and staff from the Ivan Allen College of Liberal Arts were awarded for their accomplishments, service, and research contributions at the Spring Faculty and Staff Recognition Luncheon.
Nationwide, student enrollment in the humanities are on the decline. Not so at Georgia Tech.
Richard Utz, professor and chair in the School of Literature, Media, and Communication will be closely watching efforts to rebuild the fire-ravaged cathedral.
Leslie Ross, academic program manager I in the Georgia Institute of Technology’s School of Public Policy, has been named by NACADA – The Global Community for Academic Advising – as one of ten selected from an international pool of applicants to to be apart of its 2019-2021 Class of Emerging Leaders.
Mario Bianchini, a doctoral candidate in the Georgia Institute of Technology’s School of History and Sociology (HSOC), has been awarded a prestigious Fulbright Fellowship to conduct research in Germany on his dissertation entitled “Modeling a Technological Future: Culture and Technological Imagination in East Germany, 1945-1990.”
Morissa Chen and Ilesh Jain, two Industrial Engineering undergraduates enrolled in the Georgia Institute of Technology’s Sports, Society, and Technology (SST) minor, recently attended the influential MIT Sloan Sports Analytics Conference thanks to funding from Julius C. “Bud” Shaw Professor Johnny Smith.
Two professors from the University of Texas at Austin and Arizona State University in Tempe have honored his influential thought and legacy by compiling the first festschrift of Norton's work, which was recently published by Springer International.
ATLANTA– The Atlanta Global Studies Center (AGSC), a partnership of Georgia State University and the Georgia Institute of Technology, is hosting the first annual Atlanta Global Studies Symposium, April 25-27 on the campus of Georgia Tech.
The theme of the symposium is “The United Nations Sustainable Development Goals in Education, Research, and Community Engagement.”
The Center for the Study of Women, Science, and Techology and its faculty its faculty organizers have played key roles in inspiring Georgia Tech’s learning communities, the Institute’s first undergraduate student-faculty research program, the WST Distinguished Lecture, and in Georgia Tech’s participation in the National Science Foundation’s ADVANCE Institutional Transformation program.
The Ivan Allen College has a strong presence at the Georgia State Capitol again this legislative session with 10 undergraduates from the College participating in this year’s Georgia Legislative Internsip Program (GLIP), a full-time, paid internship that runs throughout the state legislative session.
The Georgia Tech Faculty Honors Committee has awarded the Class of 1934 Outstanding Service Award to Karen Head, executive director of the Naugle Communication Center and the associate chair and associate professor in the School of Literature, Media, and Communication (LMC).
The Georgia Institute of Technology announced that its Digital Integrative Liberal Arts Center (DILAC) has received a 3-year, $1.5 million grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to continue and expand its innovative work in the digital humanities.
On Tuesday, March 5, Ivan Allen College of Liberal Arts students attended the Georgia Institute of Technology’s liberal arts career fair, which included prominent employers such as Delta Air Lines, SunTrust Bank, The Carter Center, AKQA Atlanta, Hannon Hill, and Infosys.
Georgia Institute of Technology School of History and Sociology Professor Kristie Macrakis was interviewed for the Smithsonian Channel documentary on KGB technological espionage.
Two Public Policy majors are among the twenty three Georgia Tech students selected for the second class of Sustainable Undergraduate Research Fellows (SURF). They are Elizabeth Krakovski and Christi Nakajima.