The Georgia Institute of Technology School of Modern Languages, in collaboration with the School of Literature, Media, and Communication, is launching a groundbreaking suite of master of science programs in language, culture, and media skills, with funding from the GT-FIRE Grant for educational innovation, sponsored by the Offices of the Provost and Executive Vice President for Research (EVPR).
Three students from the Ivan Allen College of Liberal Arts have been selected to be apart of the 2018 Millenium Fellowship, a joint leadership development program of the United Nations Academic Impact and the Millennium Campus Network (MCN).
Faculty and students from the Ivan Allen College of Liberal Arts had a strong presence at the Georgia Institute of Technology’s 10th Annual Diversity Symposium, which was held on Wednesday, September 5th. Events at the symposium explored both the progress made and the challenges that remain in the interrelated areas of academics, health and well-being, and student and community life.
In a special event on September 13, the Georgia Institute of Technology School of Modern Languages welcomed the Japan Foundation to campus for the presentation of $30,000 in funding.
Georgia Institute of Technology and Georgia State University have established the Atlanta Global Studies Center (AGSC), a National Resource Center and a Foreign Language and Area Studies (FLAS) Fellowship program funded by a $2.25 million grant from the U.S. Department of Education.
Numerous faculty and staff from the Ivan Allen College of Liberal Arts have been recognized by the Georgia Institute of Technology’s Institute Diversity as Faces of Inclusive Excellence.
Omar Isaac Asensio, an assistant professor in the Georgia Institute of Technology School of Public Policy, has been awarded the 40 for 40 Fellowship by the Association for Public Policy and Management (APPAM). This 2018-exclusive program provides funding for 40 outstanding early career research professionals to attend APPAM’s Fall Research Conference, which is a premier conference for attracting high-quality work on a wide variety of current and emerging policy and management issues.
TyAnna K. (Ty) Herrington, who was on faculty for 21 years in the Ivan Allen College School of Literature, Media, and Communication, passed away on July 31, 2018.
A memorial will be held on Tuesday, October 2, 4:00 – 6:00 pm at one of Ty’s favorite placed, the MidCity Café at 850 W Peachtree St NW, Atlanta, 30308. Remarks will be made and attendees are invited to share any remembrances.
Joe Bankoff is stepping down as chair of the Sam Nunn School on International Affairs at the end of the 2018-2019 term.
Military fellows conduct research, audit classes, and serve as ambassadors of their services. They are often tapped to serve senior leadership roles in the military.
The former deputy secretary for the U.S. Department of Energy will join the faculty of Georgia Tech as a distinguished professor of the practice in the Sam Nunn School of International Affairs and as energy-national security fellow at the Strategic Energy Institute.
Students coming into their first year at the Ivan Allen College of Liberal Arts were introduced into the College community on Monday, August 27, at an annual meet and greet event, the Freshmen Kickoff.
Brian Magerko, professor in the School of Literature, Media, and Communication (LMC), has been named director of the School’s influential Graduate Program in Digital Media (DGS). The program encompasses master’s and Ph.D. studies, nine labs and research groups, and research strengths in civic media and digital expression.
Former Atlanta Mayor Ivan Allen Jr. is considered one of the city’s most visionary leaders so perhaps it is no surprise that the college that bears his name, the Ivan Allen College of Liberal Arts, has a rich tradition of student leadership.
The Trump administration’s replacement for the Obama-era Clean Power Plan falls short of emission reduction goals promised by that rule, but could remove an obstacle to modernization for some plants, according to Marilyn Brown, Regent’s Professor in the School of Public Policy.
Yujia He, an alumna from the Master of Science in International Affairs and Doctor of Philosophy in International Affairs, Science, and Technology in the Sam Nunn School of International Affairs, has an article published in Resources Policy titled “The Trade Security Nexus and U.S Policy Making in Critical Minerals.”
Rachel Whitlark, assistant professor in the Sam Nunn School of International Affairs, has been selected as the 2019 recipient of the ISSS Best Security Article Award for her article “Nuclear Beliefs: A Leader-Focused Theory of Counter-Proliferation,” published in Security Studies.
On July 25, Marziyeh Amirizadeh and Maryam Rostamour, both alumni from the Bachelor of Science in International Affairs, and now students in the Master of Science in International Affairs program, participated in day two of the three-day Ministerial to Advance Religious Freedom in Washington, D.C.
Seymour Goodman, regents’ professor in the Nunn School, participated in the 22nd Colloquium for Information Systems Security Education (CISSE) in New Orleans from June 11 - 14, 2018.
Georgia Tech's School of Public Policy is an ideal place to study tough problems, says graduate student Ed Barker. That includes the shortage of STEM teachers, which he's taking on in his studies, and with the championship robotics team he mentors.
The Georgia Institute of Technology and the American College of Radiology’s Neiman Institute announced a new five-year, $3 million research partnership to establish the Health Economics and Analytics Lab (HEAL) within Georgia Tech’s Ivan Allen College of Liberal Arts. HEAL will focus on applying big data analytics and artificial intelligence to large-scale medical claims databases — with a focus on medical imaging — to better understand how evolving health care delivery and payment models affect patients and providers.
Creating a sixth branch of the United States military to oversee space defense — a Space Force —could spur technological innovation, but could just as likely cause disruption among organizations tasked with defending U.S. military and commercial interests in orbit, according to Margaret E. Kosal, a professor in the Sam Nunn School of International Affairs at the Georgia Institute of Technology.
The OMS Cybersecurity program is designed to address a severe global workforce shortage in the field.
“‘Don’t you know Alasdair Young? You should apply.’ Admittedly, I was a little bit miffed that Alasdair hadn’t sent me the job ad himself,” said Scott Brown, jokingly describing how he found out about the postdoctoral job position in the Sam Nunn School of International Affairs from a former colleague.