Public Policy faculty Kimberly Isett's comments on the proposed U.S. Senate Health Care Bill.
Johnny Smith, assistant professor of History and Shaw Professor, receives awards at the North American Society for Sport History conference.
Brian Magerko, an associate professor in the School of Literature, Media, and Communication and the AdamLab team has been awarded the first place in the DanceX Competition of the 2017 Turing Tests in the Creative Arts.
Eric Schatzberg, professor of history of science and director of the Robert F.
and Jean E. Holtz Center for Science and Technology Studies at the University of Wisconsin, Madison has been named chair of the School of History and Sociology in Georgia Tech's Ivan Allen College of Liberal Arts.
Alaina Totten has been selected as a Sam Nunn Security Program (SNSP) Fellow for the 2017- 2018 academic year.
On June 6, Milton Mueller, professor in the School of Public Policy, participated in a panel discussion at the Washington D.C. think tank New America on the current global structures and policies that govern the internet and future needs to ensure continued innovation.
President Trump is pulling the United States out of the Paris climate change agreement, which calls on countries to limit global warming by reducing their greenhouse gas emissions. Marilyn Brown, the Brook Byers Professor of Sustainable Systems in the School of Public Policy at the Georgia Institute of Technology, explains the ramifications of Trump’s decision for the U.S. and the world and discusses the rise of the Carbon Dividend Plan.
Johnny Smith, assistant professor of history in the School of History and Sociology has been awarded the North American Society for Sport History (NASSH) Monograph of the Year award for his book “Blood Brothers: The Fatal Friendship Between Muhammad Ali and Malcolm X.
In 2017-2018, Object Lessons, will host four National Endowment for the Humanities Institutes. The workshops will offer guidance and strategies for how scholars and nonfiction authors can write for broader audiences while maintaining intellectual rigor and developing their academic profiles.
Georgia Tech’s School of Modern Languages celebrated the 25th anniversary of its signature Language for Business and Technology (LBAT) summer work/study abroad programs. Now, the School has further strengthened the opportunities available to students by reintroducing LBAT programs in Peru and Senegal for summer 2017. In total, the School is sending more than 175 students abroad this summer to study in seven different languages. Program locations include China, Ecuador, France, Germany, Japan, Latvia, Lithuania, Mexico, Peru, Russia, Senegal, South Korea, and Spain.
Georgia Institute of Technology seeks a visionary leader to serve as Chair of the School of Economics (SOE) within the Ivan Allen College of Liberal Arts.
When walking down an unfamiliar or isolated street you might on occasion take out your cell phone and pretend to talk on it in order to deter any would-be criminals. It turns out this is a universal instinct, one of many that women in New Delhi employ when in public spaces, where they often face pervasive sexist attitudes and violence. This year, a mandate by India’s government goes into effect for cell phone manufacturers to include a panic button on all new devices in an effort to curb increased violence against women.
Neha Kumar, an assistant professor in the Sam Nunn School of International Affairs, has been named to the inaugural class of the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) Future of Computing Academy (FCA).
Shatakshee Dhongde, assistant professor in the School of Economics, participated in a special conference co-organized by the Bank of Korea and the International Association to Research in Income and Wealth (IARIW).
At the beginning of May, a group of Ph.D. students from across Georgia Tech, all part of the Sam Nunn Security Program (SNSP), travelled to Tampa, Florida to brief U.S. Special Operations Command (SOCOM) senior leadership on disruptive and game-changing technologies for national defense.
In an assessment of the WannaCry cybersecurity attack, Georgia Tech School of Public Policy Professor Hans Klein writes that, “While the specific details of the WannaCry virus are important, the real story is in the big picture. WannaCry is just one event in a larger trend: the conflict between globalization and national governments. Preventing such attacks in the future may involve developing global public policies and global governance institutions that go beyond the nation-state.”
Georgia Tech doctoral students conducting research on any cybersecurity research area such as policy, consumer-facing privacy, risk, trust, attribution, or cyber-physical systems are encouraged to apply for the IISP Cybersecurity Fellowship Program.
Team members, including digital media M.S. student, Sally Xia, won summer internships at Toyota and the chance for funding to bring their design to life.
Team members won summer internships at Toyota and the chance for funding to bring their design to life.
The Georgia Tech Mock Trial (GTMT) team competed in the 33rd American Mock Trial Association (AMTA) National Championship Tournament in the Stanley Mosk Courthouse in Los Angeles over the weekend of April 21-23, 2017.
Georgia Tech is ranked #14 on the Animation Career Review 2017 list of top game design schools and colleges in the United States. The Institute moved up one spot on the list after being ranked #15 in 2016.
LuminAI, an installation created by the Digital Media program’s ADAM Lab in the Ivan Allen College School of Literature, Media, and Communication, has been selected as a featured project at the inaugural Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) Smithsonian Creativity and Innovation Festival, which will be held on October 13 - 15, 2017, in Washington, D.C.
Ivan Allen College of Liberal Arts faculty and students demonstrated several interdisciplinary computing projects during Georgia Tech’s biannual GVU Center Research Showcase. The event was held on April 13, 2017, at the Tech Square Research Building.
On April 24, Jason Borenstein, director of the Graduate Research Ethics Programs and associate director of the Center for Ethics and Technology, participated on a panel discussion on self-driving cars and engineering ethics at the National Academy of Engineering's Convocation of the Professional Engineering Societies.
Jasper Narvil, an undergraduate Economics and International Affairs (EIA) student in the Ivan Allen College, was part of a team that placed second in the 2017 Ideas to Serve Competition (I2S).
Sally Xia, a master’s student in the Digital Media program in the Ivan Allen College School of Literature, Media, and Communication, advanced to the final round of the Toyota Next Generation Mobility Challenge alongside a team of Georgia Tech students.
Nunn School Associate Professor Margaret Kosal curated a special virtual issue of the journal Politics and the Life Sciences illuminating issues around chemical warfare use in Syria and the U.S. response
The LMCFilms Social Justice Student Film Festival showcased student-made documentaries from a new course developed by LMC teacher John Thornton with a goal of prompting audiences to take action.
The third annual Ivan Allen College Distinguished Alumni Awards was a stellar gathering, capped by an award ceremony that inspired pride and touched the heart.
Mary Frank Fox, an ADVANCE Professor in the Ivan Allen College School of Public Policy, is the recipient Ivan Allen College Distinguished Faculty Researcher Award.
Mary Frank Fox, an ADVANCE Professor in the Ivan Allen College School of Public Policy, has been awarded the 2017 Faculty of the Year Award by the Georgia Tech Undergraduate Student Government Association (SGA).
Aaron Levine, an associate professor in the Ivan Allen College School of Public Policy, has been awarded the 2017 Faculty of the Year Award by the Georgia Tech Graduate Student Government Association (SGA).
The Organization of American Historians (OAH) has named Johnny Smith Distinguished Lecturer. Smith is an assistant professor in the Ivan Allen College School of History and Sociology at Georgia Tech.
Richard Utz has been reappointed for another five-year term as chair of the Ivan Allen College School of Literature, Media, and Communication.
Two History, Technology, and Society majors were winners in the Ivan Allen College of Liberal Arts awards category at the President’s Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program (UROP) symposium held April 18, 2017.
After 19 years of service to Tech, Cozzens, vice provost for Graduate Education and Faculty Development (VPGEFD), will retire on June 30.
Joe Bankoff, Chair and Professor of the Practice in the Sam Nunn School of International Affairs at the Ivan Allen College of Liberal Arts at Georgia Tech, was selected as chairman of the Fulton County Arts Council. Mr. Bankoff was voted in on April 12, 2017 and plans to begin his role on a “listening tour.”
The full scope of Bankoff’s role was featured in an article in the Saporta Report on April 14.
On Tuesday, April 25 at the McCamish Pavilion, five Public Policy student teams competed in Georgia Tech’s spring 2017 Capstone Design expo. The award for Best Public Policy Project went to Reagan Johnson and Maggie Kelley for their project Sidewalk Scholars: Safe Routes to School Program Analysis.
The Ivan Allen College School of Modern Languages awarded 24 ROTC Students Project GO Study Abroad Scholarships for Chinese, Korean, and Russian.
The Ivan Allen College of Liberal Arts Spring Faculty and Staff Recognition Luncheon was held on April 18, 2017.
Bettina Cothran, professor of German in the Ivan Allen College School of Modern Languages, taught her last class on campus on Tuesday, April 25, 2017, putting a period on her 26 years at Georgia Tech and a lengthy career in academia.
Amy D’Unger is the first Ivan Allen College professor to receive a Class of 1934 Undergraduate Educator Award.
Outstanding students were recognized this month with awards and scholarships from the Institute, College, and Schools.
During much of the Spring semester, there have been a couple of especially young faces around the Habersham building in the afternoon - two Atlanta Public Schools (APS) high school students. Working with Nunn School Associate Professor Margaret E Kosal and post-doc, Dr. Jon Huang, the two APS students investigated how emerging and next-generation technologies are playing a role in national defense and in a Third Offset Strategy for deterrence.
Jillann Hertel, an academic professional in the Ivan Allen College School of Literature, Media, and Communication, has won Georgia Tech’s Center for Teaching and Learning (CTL) 2017 Innovation in Co-curricular Education Award.
Nassim JafariNaimi, an assistant professor in the School of Literature, Media, and Communication, and Jenna Jordan, an assistant professor in the Sam Nunn School of International Affairs, have been awarded the 2017 CTL/BP Junior Faculty Teaching Excellence Award.
The CoLab, a studio space run by the Ivan Allen College School of Literature, Media, and Communication (LMC), is a new outlet for career development that provides students with guidance, resources, and work opportunities.
To inform ongoing work relating to provincial science policy, the Alberta Government asked the Council of Canadian Academies to convene an expert workshop to identify key considerations for science policies relevant to subnational jurisdictions.
Lawrence Rubin, a professor in the Ivan Allen College Sam Nunn School of International Affairs, presented at the Naval War College’s annual “Sea Control and Foreign Policy” symposium on April 5, 2017.
Jennifer Clark, an associate professor in the Ivan Allen College School of Public Policy, presented at the annual meeting of the American Association of Geographers (AAG), which was held in Boston from April 5 - 9, 2017.
Six students from the Ivan Allen College School of Public Policy were recognized at Georgia Tech’s 23rd annual Tower Awards on April 6, 2017 at the Georgia Tech Hotel and Conference Center.
The Ivan Allen College of Liberal Arts co-hosted “Resilient Atlanta: New Perspectives on the Civil War and Its Aftermath,” a symposium examining Atlanta’s post-Civil War economic and social recovery, on March 30, 2017.
Milton Mueller, a professor in the Ivan Allen College School of Public Policy, presented at the Centre for European Policy Studies in Brussels on April 29, 2017.
Rebecca Burnett, a professor in the Ivan Allen College School of Literature, Media, and Communication (LMC), and Jillann Hertel, an academic professional in LMC, received awards at Georgia Tech’s 2017 Women’s Leadership Conference, which was held at the Historic Academy of Medicine on April 1, 2017.
Richard Utz, chair and professor in the Ivan Allen College School of Literature, Media, and Communication, recently published an article entitled “Cupid at the Castle: Romance, Medievalism, and Race at Atlanta’s Rhodes Hall” on the blog The Public Medievalist.
Yu Tao, an associate professor of sociology at Stevens Institute of Technology and alumna of the Ivan Allen College School of History and Sociology, was invited by the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine to give a talk on National Science Foundation (NSF) data at a workshop on October 20, 2016.
The Ivan Allen College of Liberal Arts welcomed its largest ever cohort for Shadow Day. Ninety-one students and 114 parents from eight states attend
Stuart Goldberg, associate professor of Russian in the Ivan Allen College School of Modern Languages, has been awarded a fellowship by the American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS).
Sam Nunn, a distinguished professor in the Ivan Allen College Sam Nunn School of International Affairs, is stepping down as CEO of the Nuclear Threat Initiative (NTI), a nonprofit organization he co-founded in 2001 with Ted Turner. Former U.S. Secretary of Energy Ernest J. Moniz has been named the new chief executive officer and co-chairman of the board of directors of the NTI effective June 1, 2017.