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A look at the new look

New Era for Athletics Begins with Spring Football Game

Historic Grant Field will have a new look when the football team kicks off the annual spring game on Friday night. Georgia Tech athletics has unveiled changes to the official colors (which are based on the paint scheme of the Ramblin' Wreck), a new wordmark, and a simplification of the iconic interlocking GT logo. The goal is define the Georgia Tech athletics brand.

The new look, painted in Tech Gold, is on display in both end zones of Bobby Dodd Stadium. The spring game starts at 7pm. Admission is free.

Spotlight

New Technologies are Helping Connect and Protect the Internet of Things

Researchers are creating a connected new world through the internet of things.

Board of Regents Sets 2018-19 Tuition Rates

Rates will remain the same as the current year.

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Goldbart Selected as Dean at UT Austin

Paul Goldbart, dean of the Georgia Tech College of Sciences, has been named dean of the College of Natural Sciences at The University of Texas at...

Ideas to Serve Promotes Students who 'Dare to Care'

Team and individual finalists will present solutions to pressing social, economic, and environmental challenges.

Georgia Tech Wi-Fi User Settings Require Change on April 19

Beginning this Thursday, April 19, users of Georgia Tech’s Wi-Fi service will need to reconfigure their network connections if they’re using GTwifi...

Board of Regents Sets 2018-19 Tuition Rates

Rates will remain the same as the current year.

SAA Gift to Tech Awarded to LGBTQIA Resource Center

Tech's LGBTQIA Resource Center is the 2018 Gift to Tech winner, receiving more than $35,000 for new office space and programmatic support.

What’s Up, Doc? Meet Gerald 'Doc' Hill

Gerald "Doc" Hill manages a five-person team that takes care of Bobby Dodd Stadium - making sure everything is working and ready for game...

Faculty, Staff Honored at Annual Luncheon

The following members of the Tech community were honored at the 2018 Faculty and Staff Honors Luncheon on Wednesday, April 11

Students with 'Epic Intentions' Consult with Local Organizations

Five groups of Tech students spent this semester consulting with local organizations through Epic Intentions and will present their work on Wednesday...

Art Matters at Georgia Tech

Art Matters is a student-run collective working to promote the arts in and around Georgia Tech.

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Goldbart Selected as Dean at UT Austin

Paul Goldbart, dean of the Georgia Tech College of Sciences, has been named dean of the College of Natural Sciences at The University of Texas at...

Georgia Tech to Hold Prescription Drug Drop-Off Day

This year, Georgia Tech will be participating in Take Back day with a drop-off point located at the Georgia Tech Police Department.

Rubik's Cube Inventor Visits Campus This Week

The inventor of the Rubik’s Cube – Ernő Rubik – to make a rare public appearance at Georgia Tech.

Ideas to Serve Promotes Students who 'Dare to Care'

Team and individual finalists will present solutions to pressing social, economic, and environmental challenges.

Tech Student Advances in Jeopardy! College Championship

Rishab Jain is a first-year materials science and engineering student

Get On the Bus

The bus tour was session four of a five-part course for Georgia Tech employees, sponsored by the LGBTQIA Resource Center, called Level Up 2.

Marder Honored with Class of 1934 Distinguished Professor Award

Seth Marder will receive Georgia Tech’s highest award given to a faculty member.

Rosa Parks Statue Unveiled at Georgia Tech

The sculpture, called Continuing the Conversation, reminds the Georgia Tech community how individuals can make a difference and change the world.

Graduate Students Sought for Leadership Positions

For graduate students who want to get involved in campus initiatives, the Graduate Student Government Association is now accepting applications for...

USG to Absorb Piedmont Out-of-Network Costs for 30 Days

Georgia Governor Nathan Deal announced Tuesday that the state and University System of Georgia will absorb out-of-network claims for affected...

ACC InVenture Prize Returns to Georgia Tech

Student entrepreneurs from the Atlantic Coast Conference compete in the annual contest, which is modeled on Tech's own InVenture Prize.

Share Your Story for Mental Health Awareness

If you or someone you know has dealt with mental health issues, an upcoming campus event presents a chance to share your story.

Highlighting Culture through Food, Song, and Trivia

Georgia Tech International Ambassadors and the Office of International Education are hosting Culture Fest, a week of international-themed activities.

New Technologies are Helping Connect and Protect the Internet of Things

Researchers are creating a connected new world through the internet of things.

Human Factors Research Helps Accelerate Mission Planning

GTRI researchers are helping streamline the mission planning process for aircrews.

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In zebrafish, the cholera bacterium sets off a surprising flush

Cholera bacteria in gut of zebrafish induces strong intestinal contractions that eventually expel the gut contents.

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Robot Designed to Defend Factories Against Cyberthreats

This robot is designed to lure in digital troublemakers who have set their sights on industrial facilities. HoneyBot will then trick the bad actors...

A Future Colorfully Lit by the Mystifying Physics of Paint-On Semiconductors

Bucking conventional wisdom about semiconductors, a new class of light-emitting materials is flexible, easily produced from solution, and could be...

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Researchers Determine Routes of Respiratory Infectious Disease Transmission on Aircraft

Researchers have studied how passengers move about on aircraft to evaluate potential transmission of respiratory infections.

Easy as 1, 2, 3! Really?

Easy as 1, 2, 3! Such claims have touted the ease of use of a new gadget, although a closer look would reveal that it would take dozens of steps to...

Comparison Shows Value of DNA Barcoding in Selecting Nanoparticles

New research may guide selection of nanoparticles for transporting therapeutic molecules into cells.

Deep Learning Can Now Help Prevent Heart Failure

CSE Associate Professor Jimeng Sun and PhD Student Edward Choi create an algorithm for health care models to detect patients at-risk of heart failure...

The Next Frontier in Mechanical Engineering

Drones are being designed, built and programmed to link up and carry larger, heavier objects as a unit.

Building a Trick Shot Machine for the Harlem Globetrotters

Georgia Tech and the Harlem Globetrotters team up to create a trick shot machine.

Peterson Selected by White House for Space Position

President Peterson named a candidate for national space group

Why Bees Soared and Slime Flopped as Inspirations for Systems Engineering

Nature can serve as a wonderful model for engineering, but it can also flop.

Data Detectives Shift Suspicions in Alzheimer's from Usual Suspect to Inside Villain

It may be high time to refocus Alzheimer's research, as a new study strongly points to a biochemical culprit traditionally less pursued.

Real-Time Captcha Technique Improves Biometric Authentication

A new login authentication approach could improve the security of current biometric techniques that rely on video or images of users’ faces.

Georgia Tech Trio Selected to National Academy of Engineering

Two current College of Engineering faculty members and an adjunct professor (and former dean) have been named to the National Academy of Engineering.

Why Is Winter the Best Time to See Stars?

Three reasons why winter's starry nights are so clear and bright

Successful SpaceX Launch Clears Way for Historic Georgia Tech Spacecraft

The first spacecraft built at Georgia Tech is expected to fly this summer.

Hatchet Enzyme, Enabler of Sickness and of Health, Exposed by Neutron Beams

A pioneering glimpse inside elusive cell membranes exposes a major player in cell health but also in hepatitis C and in Alzheimer's.

Neurons Get the Beat and Keep It Going in Drumrolls

Some of what researchers believed to be chaotic electric potentials in neurons are turning out the be surprisingly orderly.

Goldman Sachs Joins Engage

Georgia Tech and leading global companies started Engage, the largest-ever strategic grouping of major corporations in an independent venture firm.

More Startups Join Engage

Eight startups join Engage Ventures, an early-stage venture fund created by Georgia Tech and 10 leading global corporations.

FireHUD Receives NSF Small Business Grant

The 2016 InVenture Prize winners will use an NSF award to conduct additional research and development on a system to protect first responders.

Manufacturing Disaster Assistance Program to help Georgia companies prepare for natural disasters

Manufacturers in seven Georgia counties can participate in new program offered by the Georgia Manufacturing Extension Partnership.

Disclosing Weaknesses Can Undermine Some Workplace Relationships

Sharing personal information with friends and family has long been held by researchers as a way to build rapport and healthy relationships. But...

Apprenticeship Program Helps Students Gain Skills

The Georgia Consortium of Advanced Technical Training (GA CATT) program Georgia high school students an opportunity to get an associate's degree...

Master’s Class Act: AT&T and Accenture

AT&T and Accenture, have each announced a $1 million contribution to support Georgia Tech’s new online master’s degree in analytics

Companies selected for new Tech Square-based venture firm

Engage Ventures is an early-stage venture firm created by Georgia Tech and 10 leading global companies.

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It's Gonna Be a Bright, Sunshiny Day

Atlanta startup Quest Renewables helps power Atlanta’s new football stadium with technology developed at Georgia Tech.

Delta Officially Opens New Advanced Manufacturing Facility at Georgia Tech

New advanced manufacturing facility to allow collaboration between Delta and Georgia Tech.

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Cross Discusses State of American Science

Georgia Tech’s executive vice president for research meets with national media to discuss federal funding and scientific research.

Boeing, Georgia Tech Unveil New Research Center

The Boeing Manufacturing Development Center works to implement automation in industrial applications.

Startups Have a New Way to ‘Engage’ With Companies, Georgia Tech

Engage Ventures is accepting applications for the three-month program, which is supported by the country’s largest companies.

Georgia Tech launches $1 million retail technology initiative at ATDC

Gift will fully fund the retail technology startup initiative through 2022.

Innovation Soars at The Hangar in Tech Square

Delta’s global innovation center in Georgia Tech’s Technology Square works to improve operations and the customer experience.

A Bipartisan Approach to Cyber

Rep. Tom Graves, Rep. Kyrsten Sinema hold panel discussion at Georgia Tech to talk about cybersecurity policy and technical challenges.

Siemens Opens Innovation Center in Tech Square

The German conglomerate is the 16th company to open an innovation center at Georgia Tech.

Georgia Tech, Virginia Tech, UVA Win at ACC InVenture Prize

Students from Georgia Tech won the People’s Choice Award. The University of Virginia team took home the top prize.

Georgia Tech Hosts ACC InVenture Prize

Annual competition between colleges in the Atlantic Coast Conference focuses on student entrepreneurship.

Thailand's ambassador to U.S. visits Georgia Tech

Visit focused on learning best practices for startup support at the Institute's Advanced Technology Development Center

Southface Gives Fulcrum Award to Kendeda Building Project

The Kendeda Building is already receiving accolades before construction is completed.

Using Data Mining to Make Sense of Climate Change

New methodology depends more on actual data rather than a researcher’s interpretation.

One in Five Materials Chemistry Papers May be Wrong, Study Suggests

A new study assesses scientific papers in materials chemistry.

Cold Suns, Warm Exoplanets and Methane Blankets

Early Earth probably would have frozen solid, if not for greenhouse gasses, and a new model shows how they could have feasibly arisen.

Georgia Dome Demolition Wakes Up Atlanta 

The Georgia Dome is imploded, 25 years after a Tech grad made it a reality.

A Popular Tool to Trace Earth’s Oxygen History Can Give False Positives

A system to determine the presence of ancient oxygen by testing rock layers may need to be taken with a grain of salt.

Living Building Launches on Campus

Thursday marked the beginning of the construction phase of The Kendeda Building for Innovative Sustainable Design.

Astrobiology Rising at Georgia Tech

The growing visibility of researchers interested in astrobiology is helping Georgia Tech emerge as a powerhouse in the field.

As 'Flesh-Eating' Leishmania Come Closer, a Vaccine Against Them Does, Too

A potentially deadly parasite that can ulcerate skin, nose, mouth and organs could someday meet its match in an experimental vaccine that has now...

New Research May Improve Communications During Natural Disasters

New research from Georgia Tech Research demonstrates the ability to gather and share data during natural disasters during internet outages.

Was the Primordial Soup a Hearty Pre-Protein Stew?

Proteins are tough to make outside a living cell, so how did their components evolve on pre-life Earth? Perhaps easier than thought.

Eclipse Reflections from the Experts

Faculty members provide their thoughts on witnessing the solar eclipse.

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Researchers Use Eclipse Data to Create Musical Composition

Composition uses sounds to symbolize the movements of the sun and moon and the gradual darkness they will produce during Monday's eclipse.

Searching for Science in the Solar Darkness

Scientists have long used eclipses to learn more about the sun and the Earth.

How to Watch the Solar Eclipse at Georgia Tech

Here are some tips on protecting your eyes and enjoying the solar eclipse experience at Georgia Tech.

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It's Gonna Be a Bright, Sunshiny Day

Atlanta startup Quest Renewables helps power Atlanta’s new football stadium with technology developed at Georgia Tech.

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Ants Build Sinking Eiffel Towers When Trying to Escape

Ants build Eiffel-Tower looking structures, despite having no leader or coordinated plan.

Wildfires Pollute Much More Than Previously Thought

Data from flights through wildfire plumes reveal three times the officially noted levels for fine particles

Smoke from Wildfires Can Have Lasting Climate Impact

Researchers have found that carbon particles released into the air from burning trees and other organic matter are much more likely than previously...

Horsley Applies SPP Background Towards Water Works Founding

A company founded by Georgia Tech students is pioneering a new model for helping rural communities in developing countries maintain — and sustain —...

A Georgia Tech Expert in Afrofuturism Reflects on the 'Black Panther' Phenomenon

"Black Panther's" Princess Shuri can be found at Georgia Tech.

Easy as 1, 2, 3! Really?

Easy as 1, 2, 3! Such claims have touted the ease of use of a new gadget, although a closer look would reveal that it would take dozens of steps to...

MLK Lecture Keynote Speaker Joy-Ann Reid Shares Insights on the Past, Present, and Future of Nonviolent Political Protest

During the MLK Lecture, “Actualizing the Dream: The Future of Nonviolent Political Protest,” Joy-Ann Reid, national correspondent for MSNBC,...

Disclosing Weaknesses Can Undermine Some Workplace Relationships

Sharing personal information with friends and family has long been held by researchers as a way to build rapport and healthy relationships. But...

Georgia Tech's Racing Roots, Part 2: The Need for Speed

As cars became an American obsession and racing grew popular, Tech students, alumni, and faculty made their mark on the sport.

Robot Uses Deep Learning and Big Data to Write and Play Its Own Music

A marimba-playing robot with four arms and eight sticks is writing and playing its own compositions in the School of Music.

Social Media Study Identifies Mental Health Culture at Top-Ranked Campuses

Using social media, researchers create a mental health index for country's top-ranked colleges.

New Georgia Tech Research May Help Combat Abusive Online Comments

Researchers at Georgia Tech have found a more cost-effective way for internet communities to moderate abusive content.

A Bipartisan Approach to Cyber

Rep. Tom Graves, Rep. Kyrsten Sinema hold panel discussion at Georgia Tech to talk about cybersecurity policy and technical challenges.

Nationwide Wave of Change Coming to Role of College and University Presidents

The role and expectations of the college president are undergoing substantial change, according to a new report.

When It Comes to Size, Sound Matters in Ads

Ads with lower pitches in voices or music lead consumers to infer larger product size, according to new research by Georgia Institute of Technology...

An Easier Way to Apply for Internships

InternBlitz streamlines the internship application process. The invention is up for the InVenture Prize.

Likelihood of Dieting Success Lies Within Your Tweets

Georgia Tech researchers have determined that attitudes expressed on social media can predict dieting success.

Finding Credibility Clues on Twitter

Words of millions of people on social media have considerable information about an event’s credibility

New Techniques Allow Greater Control of Smartwatches

College of Computing researchers control smartwatches with breaths and taps.

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Jimmy and Rosalynn Carter To Receive the Ivan Allen Jr. Prize for Social Courage

The former president and first lady are the first couple to receive the Georgia Tech award.

Musical Table Teaches Basics of Computer Programming

A musical, interactive tabletop teaches the basics of computer coding.

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

A new visualization technique from the Georgia Institute of Technology could help users end the time-consuming habit of continually checking social...

White House Highlights Georgia Tech-Created Computer Science Teaching Tool

The White House highlights EarSketch, a Georgia Tech project that teaches coding to diverse audiences through music.

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

Study explores the communication differences, and perceived differences, between men and women.

HEALTH AND MEDICINE

Helping Teachers Strengthen STEM Lessons

The new STEM Teacher Leadership Program promotes computer science, computation, coding and software engineering skills

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Researchers Determine Routes of Respiratory Infectious Disease Transmission on Aircraft

Researchers have studied how passengers move about on aircraft to evaluate potential transmission of respiratory infections.

Deep Learning Can Now Help Prevent Heart Failure

CSE Associate Professor Jimeng Sun and PhD Student Edward Choi create an algorithm for health care models to detect patients at-risk of heart failure...

Maelstroms in the Heart Confirmed

Imaging technique enables observation of the vortex-like, rotating contractions that underlie life-threatening ventricular fibrillation.

Data Detectives Shift Suspicions in Alzheimer's from Usual Suspect to Inside Villain

It may be high time to refocus Alzheimer's research, as a new study strongly points to a biochemical culprit traditionally less pursued.

FireHUD Receives NSF Small Business Grant

The 2016 InVenture Prize winners will use an NSF award to conduct additional research and development on a system to protect first responders.

Hatchet Enzyme, Enabler of Sickness and of Health, Exposed by Neutron Beams

A pioneering glimpse inside elusive cell membranes exposes a major player in cell health but also in hepatitis C and in Alzheimer's.

Yeast Assay Helps Reveal Genesis of Amyloids and Prions

A Georgia Tech team and collaborators in Germany and Russia used yeast as a model to study human amyloids.

Self-assembled “Hairy” Nanoparticles Could Give a Double Punch to Cancer

A new class of light-sensitive self-assembling nanoparticles could give cancer a double punch.

Want to Beat Antibiotic-Resistant Superbugs? Rethink Strep Throat Remedies

It's time to develop alternate drugs against small infections as a strategy to slow the antibiotic resistance crisis, Georgia Tech evolutionary...

WWII Code-Breaking Techniques Inspire Interpretation of Brain Data

Brain signals are as furtive as the wartime encryption system 'Enigma,' but they can be similarly decrypted as new research shows.

Nanotexturing Creates Bacteria-Killing Spikes on Stainless Steel Surfaces

Nanotextured surface on stainless steel appears to kill bacteria.

Neuroscience and Neurotechnology at Tech

Across Georgia Tech, researchers, scientists, and students are creating the next breakthroughs in understanding this complex system, treatments of...

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Dance Moves Allow Student to Explain Her Thesis

Ph.D. student performs an Indian classical dance to demonstrate her work to help create a safe microneedle patch for polio vaccination.

Rousing Masses to Fight Cancer with Open Source Machine Learning

Sharing is caring in the fight against cancer with this new open source software project to predict cancer drug effectiveness.

Daydreaming is Good. It Means You’re Smart

People with efficient brains may have too much brain capacity to stop their minds from wandering.

Synthetic Hydrogels Deliver Cells to Repair Intestinal Injuries

Researchers have taken an important step toward creating a new technique for repairing intestinal injuries.

‘Y’ a Protein Unicorn Might Matter in Glaucoma

Unheard of: A Y-shaped part found in the middle of a mysterious protein studied in glaucoma.

International Patients Increasingly Seek In Vitro Fertilization Treatment in U.S.

The use of assisted reproductive technology in the U.S. by non-U.S. residents is growing.

Navigational View of the Brain Thanks to Powerful X-Rays

How the brain computes can arguably be best studied on the "meso" scale, and new imaging makes brain tissue visible on that level.

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Federal Rate Hike Predictions
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The Future of Labor Unions
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The Kendeda Building for Innovative Design
Georgia Tech is eagerly awaiting completion of the Kendeda Building for Innovative Sustainable Design
The honeybot robot
Three years ago, in recognition of 2015 RoboWeek, we posted 7 Cool Things About Robots to share a sampling of the advances being made by...
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Student competitions, guest speakers, and getting ready to graduate.
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Why Georgia Tech students love their school so much.