May 23, 2013 - For those looking to get out of the city and experience something different this weekend, a wide range of options are available.
May 22, 2013 - Georgia Tech joins group of nearly 500 colleges and universities worldwide using the Common App.
May 20, 2013 - Georgia Tech has won a Grand Challenges Explorations Grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. J. Brandon Dixon, assistant professor in Georgia Tech’s George W. Woodruff School of Mechanical Engineering, will pursue an innovative global health and development research project, titled “Lymphatic on a chip as a model for lymphatic filariasis (LF) parasites.”
May 14, 2013 - Georgia Tech's College of Computing will offer the first professional Online Master of Science degree in computer science (OMS CS) that can be earned completely through the “massive online” format. The degree will be provided in collaboration with online education leader Udacity Inc. and AT&T.
May 13, 2013 - The Georgia Tech Foundation, Inc. (GTF), an external organization responsible for management of the private gifts that provide critical financial support for Institute priorities, has named Al Trujillo as its next president and chief operating officer. A current trustee of GTF and a former chairman of the Georgia Tech Alumni Association, Trujillo will assume the leadership position on July 1.
May 13, 2013 - David S. Sholl has been appointed as the new chair in the School of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering in the College of Engineering, effective July 1, 2013.
May 6, 2013 - The Office of Information Technology provides an overview of how electronic services change once you become a former student.
May 2, 2013 - Approximately 2,700 undergraduate and graduate students will participate in the 245th commencement of the Georgia Institute of Technology taking place in three ceremonies, in McCamish Pavilion.
April 29, 2013 - You’ve probably heard that Georgia Tech has a number of Interdisciplinary Research Institutes (IRIs) – but do you know much about them? This article is the second in a series of Q&As to introduce the Tech community to the eight IRIs and their faculty leaders. In this installment, Executive Director Tim Lieuwen answers questions about the Georgia Tech Strategic Energy Institute.
April 26, 2013 - Nuttin' But Trouble, a redesign of the industrial pecan cracking machine, earned the top prize at the Spring 2013 Capstone Design Expo. It was the largest expo to date with 137 teams showcasing their inventions and innovations in Georgia Tech's McCamish Pavilion.
April 23, 2013 - Following a national search, Georgia Tech’s College of Architecture has a new leader. Steven P. French, associate dean for Research and professor of City and Regional Planning, will assume a new role on July 1.
April 23, 2013 - Funds will go toward replacing one of the two trucks that transport equipment for the bands and School of Music.
April 19, 2013 - SGA, Athletics and the Ramblin' Reck Club hosted the Institute's first International Football Clinic.
April 19, 2013 - This unique partnership combines Midtown’s desirable setting with Georgia Tech’s considerable intellectual capital, research labs and incubators to develop leading-edge technology approaches to enhance the urban environment.
GTScholar Makes it Easier for Faculty/Researchers to Maintain Information on Research and Scholarly Activities
April 17, 2013 - This new system is designed to save time and reduce the administrative burden by creating an internal online profile for each Georgia Tech faculty and researcher. Once a profile is set up, GTScholar streamlines the updating process, making it easier to prepare grant applications, find collaborators, and promote work from one portal.
April 16, 2013 - On April 16, the following students were recognized for their achievements throughout the past academic year.
April 15, 2013 - Steve Potter never wanted to be a conventional professor.
April 11, 2013 - Anemo Check's technology to improve the accuracy and affordability of testing for anemia around the world won first place in the 2013 Ideas to SERVE (I2S) Competition at Georgia Tech Scheller College of Business.
April 9, 2013 - The Tower now features guest articles and interviews with faculty and students.
April 4, 2013 - The Georgia Institute of Technology is honoring civil rights icon and Congressman John Lewis with its Ivan Allen Jr. Prize for Social Courage. The award, which was presented Thursday in Atlanta, is given annually to individuals who, by asserting moral principle, positively affected public discourse at the risk of their careers, livelihoods and, sometimes, even their lives.
April 2, 2013 - President Barack Obama today announced a major new commitment to fund research to map the activity of the human brain. The goal of this grand challenge project is to develop new technologies that reveal in real time how brain cells and neural circuits interact to process information. The Brain Research through Advancing Innovative Neurotechnologies (BRAIN) Initiative will be launched with $100 million in the President's FY 2014 Budget.
March 29, 2013 - Hosted by the Office of International Education and Global Jackets, the week lets members of the Tech community celebrate their own cultures and learn more about others.
March 28, 2013 - Georgia Tech received a 2012 Boeing Performance Excellence Award. The Boeing Company issues the awards annually to recognize suppliers who have achieved superior performance.
March 27, 2013 - This fall, students will be able to choose from two courses to complete their wellness requirement — one of which includes physical activity.
March 27, 2013 - General Keith B. Alexander, director of the National Security Agency, will speak at Georgia Tech on Thursday about the need for a stronger digital defense to combat the growing number of cyber attacks.
March 20, 2013 - Student organization will host events throughout the week to educate campus about the local and global issue of sex trafficking.
March 20, 2013 - Robots are being used more widely than expected in a variety of sectors, and the trend is likely to continue with robotics becoming as ubiquitous as computer technology over the next 15 years, according to the new report.
March 15, 2013 - Spring Break for all Georgia Tech students will be observed Monday, March 18, to Friday, March 22.
March 14, 2013 - Chewbots, a line of fully automated robotic dog toys that make owning a dog easier and more exciting and interactive won the fifth annual InVenture Prize competition in front of a live television audience on Georgia Public Broadcasting.
March 12, 2013 - Technology that could help spinal-cord injury sufferers control their bladder by remote control won first place ($10,000) in the 2013 Georgia Tech Business Plan Competition.
March 12, 2013 - The Muslim Student Association hosted an event to dispel misconceptions about their cultural custom of hijab.
March 12, 2013 - U.S. News and World Report's annual rankings have tabbed Georgia Tech's College of Engineering as the 5th best program in the nation.
March 12, 2013 - The Student Government Association is hosting a competition and awarding up to $10,000 for innovative ideas to improve campus.
March 12, 2013 - Atlanta and nearby areas offer plenty to do for those staying in town during spring break.
March 12, 2013 - Students will travel to various parts of the world to participate in service projects.
March 7, 2013 - Georgia Tech’s fifth annual InVenture Prize competition announced the six finalists for this year’s broadcast on Georgia Public Broadcasting March 13 at 7 p.m.
March 5, 2013 - Honors and awards earned by Tech students during recent months.
March 1, 2013 - To help meet the growing demand for support to Georgia technology entrepreneurs and startup companies, Georgia Tech is strengthening and realigning resources in its Advanced Technology Development Center (ATDC), a technology accelerator that has assisted entrepreneurs for more than 30 years.
March 1, 2013 - Undergraduates and faculty are encouraged to participate in programs that enhance STEM education in K-12 classrooms.
March 1, 2013 - MOVE and Oxfam will host events throughout the week to educate peers on hunger and homelessness issues.
February 20, 2013 - Students are encouraged to participate in events throughout the week to promote discussion of body image issues on campus.
February 18, 2013 - Creativity, imagination and technology are applied to solving social and environmental issues.
February 12, 2013 - GTPD has planned activities on Tech Walk from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Feb. 14.
February 12, 2013 - The Student Alumni Association’s Gift to Tech lets students vote for which project they deem worthy of more than $25,000.
February 11, 2013 - Several bicycle projects approved by the City of Atlanta for 2013-14 will improve connectivity to campus.
February 8, 2013 - Each will deliver a public presentation at 11 a.m. on the first day of their visit, followed by an informal public reception. All are welcome to attend.
January 31, 2013 - Since 2008, ThinkBig has been Tech’s program for living-learning communities in on-campus housing.
January 29, 2013 - Georgia Tech has recently announced the appointment of a new executive leadership team for Georgia Tech Professional Education. Four scholars and education professionals, under the leadership of Dr. Nelson Baker, will lead the Institute’s global Professional Education programs and initiatives. The appointments complement Georgia Tech’s mission to be leaders in improving the human condition in Georgia, the United States, and around the globe.
January 28, 2013 - The three-day camp experience for new students covers traditions, campus and community information and leadership.
January 23, 2013 - Georgia Tech President G.P. “Bud” Peterson is one of a select number of university presidents attending the World Economic Forum Jan. 23-27 in Davos Klosters, Switzerland.
January 22, 2013 - Congressman John Lewis – an icon of American civil rights – has been named a recipient of the Ivan Allen Jr. Prize for Social Courage, Georgia Institute of Technology President G.P. “Bud” Peterson announced today. Lewis will be honored during events at the Institute’s Ivan Allen College of Liberal Arts on April 4, 2013.
January 22, 2013 - Small Town Engineering is an outreach program that targets middle and high school students in smaller communities in Georgia and Alabama.
January 18, 2013 - Georgia Institute of Technology President G.P. “Bud” Peterson has named Xavier University’s Mike Bobinski as the Institute’s new director of athletics. Bobinski was introduced on press conference in the Edge Building on campus.
January 16, 2013 - Deadlines are approaching for applying for summer programs and accompanying scholarships.
January 16, 2013 - Application deadlines begin as early as mid- to late-January.
January 14, 2013 - Reboot program helps students set and achieve academic goals.
January 9, 2013 - On Jan. 16, members of the Georgia Tech and Atlanta communities are invited to hear Martin Luther King III deliver the Institute’s second annual Dr. Martin Luther King (MLK) Jr. Lecture.
December 21, 2012 - The Institute is officially closed from Dec. 24-28 and Jan. 1, 2013, reopening Jan. 2.
December 20, 2012 - 2012 has been a year of milestones and accomplishments for Georgia Tech. Enjoy taking a look back at some of the highlights.
December 14, 2012 - University System of Georgia Chancellor Henry “Hank” Huckaby will address Georgia Tech’s 244th undergraduate commencement ceremony, while the president of the National Academy of Sciences, Ralph Cicerone, will address the master’s and Ph.D. ceremony.
December 13, 2012 - Early action applicants will be notified of their admission status at 12:15 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 15.
December 13, 2012 - Entertainment ideas for spending the holidays in town and reminders of changes in on-campus activity.
December 10, 2012 - The job market for graduating students has improved the past two years, with signs it will improve in 2013 as well.
December 6, 2012 - Dr. Rafael L. Bras, provost and executive vice president of Academic Affairs, is one of nine senior academic officials named to the company’s first advisory board. Each member represents a university partnered with Coursera to offer free massive open online courses (MOOCs).
December 6, 2012 - Amid the stress of Dead Week, one student is bringing cheer to campus with Georgia Tech Compliments.
December 4, 2012 - Therapy dogs are visiting students at the Library this week.
November 30, 2012 - SGA convenes staff and students to walk campus and identify areas for safety improvement.
November 28, 2012 - Prestigious fellowship will fund Jacob Tzegaegbe's doctoral studies of civil engineering at University College of London.
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