On July 26 and 27, Nunn School professor Adam Stulberg and associate professor Margaret Kosal participated in the 2017 U.S. STRATCOM Deterrence and Reassurance Symposium in Omaha, Nebraska.
The Communication Center in Clough Undergraduate Learning Commons was named for Helen Naugle, one of Georgia Tech's first female faculty.
Total solar eclipses are dramatic phenomena in real life, and they've inspired writers and other artists over the years to use them in their storytelling. Ivan Allen College of Liberal Arts Professor Lisa Yaszek gives her take on famous uses of solar eclipses in popular culture.
The Ivan Allen College School of Public Policy at Georgia Tech has established a new undergraduate certificate program in Intellectual Property (IP). The IP certificate program coincides with multi-dimensional efforts to strengthen Metropolitan Atlanta’s innovation eco-system.
Evan Mistur, a third-year doctoral student in the School of Public Policy, has his single-authored article titled Health and Energy Preferences: Rethinking the Social Acceptance of Energy Systems in the United States published in the Review of Energy Research and Social Science (an Elsevier journal).
Alan Marco, associate professor in the School of Public Policy, gave a talk at the TEDxTysons 2017 event held in Tysons Corner, Virginia on the importance of patent laws and the need for reforms in the U.S. patent system.
Georgia Tech’s EarSketch project has been selected for a 2017 National Center for Women & Information Technology (NCWIT) Engagement Excellence Award. The award recognizes contribution to the computer science education community and to efforts to broaden participation in computing through excellent pedagogy and curriculum.
Three faculty members from the Ivan Allen College were featured in an interdisciplinary article “Smart Cities Innovative Approaches Combining Engineering, Technology, and the Social Sciences Are Boosting the Urban IQ” in the Georgia Tech Research Horizons magazine.
Richard Utz held the 2017 Johann von Spix Professorship at the University of Bamberg, Germany, this summer and was honored by the university for his achievements in international research in medievalism.
Jason Borenstein, director of Graduate Research Ethics Programs and associate director of the Center for Ethics and Technology, presented on the ethical responsibilities engineers have related to the design and use of a self-driving car at the annual meeting of the National Society of Professional Engineers that took place on July 19-23, 2017.
After a long and competitive search, Georgia Tech and the Ivan Allen College of Liberal Arts announced a new director of Development, Keatley Scroggins.
On June 13, Regents' Professor Seymour Goodman spoke on Atlanta's trials and resilience during and immediately after the Civil War at City Hall. The presentation was hosted by the Atlanta Mayor's Office for Resilience.
Alasdair Young, professor in the Sam Nunn School of International Affairs will serve as co-editor for Journal of Common Market Studies, a journal for EU studies, beginning July 1, 2017.
Nunn School International Affairs and Modern Languages undergraduate Angelique Edwards and Regents' Professor Seymour Goodman participated in the annual workshop of the Cyber Conflict Studies Association, June 8-9.
Former Georgia Tech Army War College Fellow, U.S. Army Colonel Lonnie Carlson and Nunn School Associate Professor Margaret E. Kosal jointly presented to the defense community on “Preventing Weapons of Mass Destruction Proliferation—Leveraging Special Operations Forces to Shape the Environment.”
The 10-week Japan summer program, which is generously supported with funding from the Coca Cola Foundation and Georgia Tech’s Center for Serve-Learn-Sustain, allows students to study sustainable development in amazing Tokyo. This program provides students with the opportunities to solve real world problem in sustainability. Brian Woodall, professor from the Sam Nunn School of International Affairs is the program director.
Jason Borenstein, director of Georgia Tech’s Graduate Research Ethics Programs and associate director of the Center for Ethics and Technology in the Ivan Allen College School of Public Policy, has been appointed editor for the Research Ethics section of the National Academy of Engineering (NAE) Online Ethics Center.
Six Georgia Tech graduate students, five from the Ivan Allen College of Liberal Arts, were among only 10 graduate students selected from across the United States to participate in the first annual Polish President Internship during May 24 to June 4, 2017.
Former Georgia Tech Army War College Fellow, U.S. Army Colonel Lonnie Carlson and Nunn School Associate Professor Margaret E. Kosal jointly presented to the defense community on “Preventing Weapons of Mass Destruction Proliferation — Leveraging Special Operations Forces to Shape the Environment.”
Former U.S. Senator Sam Nunn, former Russian Foreign Minister Igor Ivanov, former British Defense Secretary Des Browne, and former German Ambassador to the United States Wolfgang Ischinger, have written a letter to President Donald Trump and President Vladimir Putin.
Elie Sung, a doctoral student at Georgia Tech, recently won the Best Presentation Award at the Technology Management and Policy Graduate Consortium at Stony Brook University on Long Island’s North Shore.
Public Policy faculty Kimberley 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.
Nunn School Associate Professor Margaret E. Kosal spoke on “Emerging Life Sciences: New Challenges to Strategy & Diplomacy” at the Symposium on the Ethical, Legal, and Social Implications of Emerging Military Technologies held at the University of Melbourne.
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.
Alaina Totten has been awarded the Sam Nunn Security Program (SNSP) Fellowship for the 2017 - 2018 academic year.
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.
Nathan Moon, associate director for research of the Center for Advanced Communications Policy (CACP) presented to the Board on Science Education (BOSE) of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine, on June 6, 2017. This presentation was part of the Board's 27th Annual Meeting in Washington, DC.
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.
Seymour Goodman, Regents professor and professor of international affairs and computing will teach a new course on military history in the fall semester.
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).