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Jason Freeman

$3 million NSF grant to combine the arts and computer science in Georgia high schools

Four-year, $3 million grant will expand an innovative approach to computer science education in Georgia high schools.
Crowdsourcing water testing

Crowdsourcing could lead to better water in rural India

A three-continent research consortium is evaluating a novel environmental crowdsourcing technique for assessing water quality in India.
Meeting with a health officer in India.

How Social Networks Can Turn Basic Science into Public Benefit

Researchers are mapping the social networks of health and government workers in Bihar, India, to identify influential people who can strategically seed ideas about medical innovations that they hope to have adopted.
Prototype anemia test

One-minute point-of-care anemia test shows promise in new study

A simple point-of-care testing device for anemia could provide more rapid diagnosis of the common blood disorder.
Smooth dogfish shark

Sharks in Acidic Waters Avoid Smell of Food

The increasing acidification of ocean waters caused by rising atmospheric carbon dioxide levels could rob sharks of their ability to sense the smell of food, a new study suggests.

Tech in the News

Here's What's Becoming Of America's Dead Shopping Malls

Climate change could leave sharks unable to hunt

Wearables and the Enterprise: A Match Made in Heaven?

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Campus News

Richard Lipton

ACM, IEEE Taps Lipton for Prestigious Knuth Prize

Richard Lipton, a professor and the Frederick G. Storey Chair in Computing in the School of Computer Science, was recently named the winner of the 2014 Knuth Prize for his contributions to the foundations of computer science.

Sexual Violence Task Force Finalizes Report

Recommendations will be addressed during the academic year.
Lora Weiss

Four Faculty Members Earn Regents Titles

Mark Hay, Dimitri Mavris, Helena Mitchell, and Lora Weiss earned the highest academic and research status bestowed by the University System of Georgia.

SACSCOC Compliance Self-Study Completed

The self-study is part of the reaffirmation process that began in June 2013.
HEED Award

Tech Earns Recognition for Diversity Practices with National Award

Honor goes to colleges and universities with a commitment to diversity and inclusion

News Blog

Data science key for FinTech companies

Georgia’s financial technology companies produce more than $34 billion in revenues annually, placing the state third behind New York and California. The state’s FinTech sector is set to cement its position as the global leader in payments processing, said Christine Ries, a...

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Christine Ries

Christine Ries

Professor
School of Economics, Ivan Allen College of Liberal Arts

Is "outreach" a dirty word in academia?

Earlier this summer I found myself sitting in a courtyard at Google's Palo Alto campus, leading an animated discussion about outreach with a broad cross-section of geeky, articulate science types.

It was my first ...

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Kim Cobb

Kim Cobb

Associate Professor
School of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences, College of Sciences

Understanding the Napa earthquake

California continues to shake following yesterday’s 6.0-magnitude earthquake in Napa. Associate Professor Andrew Newman travels around the world, trying to better understand earthquakes and volcanoes.

Despite being the largest earthquake in the region in the past 25 years...

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Andrew Newman

Andrew Newman

Associate Professor
School of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences, College of Sciences