Georgia Tech News

New Student Convocation

4,380 Students Welcomed to Tech in Early Action

As of noon Saturday, 4,380 high school students have a chance to be Yellow Jackets next fall. Georgia Tech offered Early Action admission today to another group of highly qualified students from around the state of Georgia, the U.S., and the world.

This year, 15,715 applied for Early Action admission, an increase of about 1,200 from last year’s early round. The admit rate for this round is 28 percent overall — 49 percent for Georgia students and 21 percent for non-residents.

A New Way to ‘Engage’ Startups

Online Master of Science in Analytics Degree to be Offered for Less Than $10,000

Library, Formula, Maintenance Funding Top Legislative Priorities

Jill Watson, Round Three

4,380 Students Welcomed to Tech in Early Action

Georgia Tech Lands Seven Yellow Jackets on 2017 Forbes 30 Under 30

Recap of Recent Institute Policy Updates

A New Way to ‘Engage’ Startups

President’s Cybersecurity Commission Releases Report

Colliding Privacy, Democracy and Technology?

Amazon Web Services Joins Georgia Tech’s Internet of Things Research Center

Turning Ideas into Successful Startups

Transfer Students Wanted for Recruitment Team

Dropbox Now Available to Faculty and Staff

Library, Formula, Maintenance Funding Top Legislative Priorities

Campus Construction Continues through Winter Months

Jill Watson, Round Three

How a Moon Slows the Decay of Pluto’s Atmosphere

A Fertilizer Dearth Foiled Animal Evolution for Eons?

Home Away From Home for the Holidays

President’s Cybersecurity Commission Releases Report

Colliding Privacy, Democracy and Technology?

Amazon Web Services Joins Georgia Tech’s Internet of Things Research Center

Turning Ideas into Successful Startups

Genomics Technique Could Accelerate Detection of Foodborne Bacterial Outbreaks

Secret Phenotypes: Disease Devils in Invisible Details

Catching Molecular Dances in Slow Motion by Adding White Noise

Punching Cancer With RNA Knuckles

Musical Table Teaches Basics of Computer Programming

Social Media Could Take Only a Fraction of Users’ Time With New Georgia Tech Method

White House Highlights Georgia Tech-Created Computer Science Teaching Tool

Actually, Men and Women Don’t Communicate Differently, at Least In Writing

A Fertilizer Dearth Foiled Animal Evolution for Eons?

Climate Change: Potentially Good News on Methane and Peat Carbon

Simple Processing Technique Could Cut Cost of Organic PV and Wearable Electronics

Game Theory Shows How Tragedies of the Commons Might be Averted

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Tech+knowledge+Y: The Secret Language of Science Fiction

The next Star Wars movie, Rogue One, comes to theaters this weekend, rocketing science fiction back to the top of the box office. “Science fiction” is the most popular way of describing the genre, but it’s not a one-size-fits-all term. Those inside the field use their own...

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Lisa Yaszek

Lisa Yaszek

Professor, Associate Chair
School of Literature, Media and Communication, Ivan Allen College of Liberal Arts 

John Glenn: 1921-2016

Astronaut John Glenn, the first American to orbit Earth, died Wednesday at the age of 95. Glenn completed a three-orbit flight in Friendship 7 in 1962. He later became a U.S. Senator in Ohio. At the age of 77, he returned to space and became the oldest person ever to launch.

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Glenn Lightsey

Glenn Lightsey

Professor
Daniel Guggenheim School of Aeronautical Engineering, College of Engineering

Dead Zones Full of Life... for Microbes

Oceanic dead zones are natural laboratories for exploring biological diversity. In a study published this year in the journal Nature, scientists at Georgia Tech discovered novel species of the world's most abundant organism group, a bacterial clade called SAR11, that have adapted to life in dead...

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Frank Stewart

Frank Stewart

Assistant Professor of Environmental Science & Technology
School of Biological Sciences, College of Sciences 

A nurse with a stethoscope and Georgia Tech's Buzz emblem.
For many students, Georgia Tech is a stepping stone to the scalpel and stethoscope.
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Georgia Tech's impact on the state's economy is calculated at $2.87 billion each year — But that's just the beginning.
Shane Kimbrough aboard the ISS
He won’t be home for the holidays, but Georgia Tech alumnus Shane Kimbrough will get to celebrate Christmas twice.
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Graduates from near and far share how they got to — and through — Tech, and who helped along the way.
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Take a look back at some of our most notable stories and photos from 2016.
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Graduating students tell their version of the Tech experience, sharing memories from their time as undergraduates.