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Associate Professor of Spanish Kelly Comfort went to college with plans to become a broadcast journalist.
Georgia Tech’s robust student media operation includes a newspaper, yearbook, art and literary magazine, and much more.
Amazing global travel stories by Georgia Tech students, professors, and administrators.
Come along with Brandon Cox on his quest to travel to all seven continents and 149 countries before he turned 35 years old.
Georgia Tech graduate Shane Kimbrough is aboard the International Space Station to begin a four-month stay in orbit.
Engineering a life by studying religion with Professor John Cressler.
Oct. 7, 2016, marks the 100th anniversary of Georgia Tech’s historic football win over Cumberland College.
Located on the ground floor of the Guggenheim Building, the wind tunnel is a state-of-the-art facility for experimental research.
Faculty, staff, and students who are committed to advancing Georgia Tech's culture of inclusive excellence.
A network of students, researchers, and companies working together to develop new technologies and jobs.
Gary Schuster gives Peter Pan partial credit for inspiring his 50-year career in academia.
A comprehensive guide for fueling your studies and workday on campus.
A field guide to help college applicants navigate the perilous wilderness that is the college admission process.
One day, eight ways — we followed eight new Yellow Jackets on the first day of the semester.
Welcome, new Yellow Jackets! It’s going to be an exciting year. Georgia Tech has lots of resources to help first-year students.
Schizophrenia research and treatment has been fast-tracked, thanks to an invention by Georgia Tech engineers.
Georgia Tech will be well-represented at the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
Twenty-three Georgia Tech students take "Progress & Service" to a health clinic in Haiti — and bring a lot of lessons home.
2016 marks the 20th anniversary of the Centennial Olympic Games held in Atlanta.
Much of what is familiar about the Georgia Tech campus was brand new in 1996. Here are a few things that came as preparations for the Atlant...
Georgia Tech is studying the mudskipper to understand one of the most important evolutionary events in our history.
On July fourth, five years after it was launched by NASA and JPL, spacecraft Juno reaches its destination: Jupiter.
President G.P. "Bud" Peterson has wrapped up his eighth Georgia Tour. In four days, he covered 570 miles, visited 21 counties, 15...
As a child, Rimoli shared a dream with many who grew up watching space missions: He wanted to be an astronaut.
Three Georgia Tech mathematicians prove the Kelmans-Seymour Conjecture.
The Pi Mile Road Race is a 3.14159265359 miles Georgia Tech tradition.
At an early age, Deborah Phillips had a front row seat to witness the lasting impact educators can make.
Georgia Tech staff and volunteers strive to make Commencement special for nearly 3,000 students.
Many alumni return to Tech as faculty and staff, and end up back at Commencement time and again.
The Georgia Tech campus offers numerous spots for great graduation photos.
10 incredible students. Meet some of the Georgia Tech freshmen who are forging the future.
Meet some of the students who will be turning their tassels at Spring 2016 Commencement.
Georgia Tech’s student-run theater is the oldest continuously running theater in Georgia.
The home of the Georgia Tech steam whistle has been producing steam since 1917.
This award-winning teacher is a “triple dipper” because he has three degrees from Georgia Tech.
An important step in Tech's plan to be more bike-friendly is complete, and projects are underway.
Kim Cobb, a professor in the School of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences, explains this climate phenomenon.
Tech’s Library Archives feature a surprising assortment of artifacts from a Picasso to Oscars.
For Georgia Tech, being sustainable means much more than simply being “green.”
Scientists claim one of the most significant discoveries in the world of physics this century.
This award-winning Mathematics professor also happens to be an award-winning magician.
Professor Ashok Goel never had any doubt that he would enter the family business: education.
Rising costs and student debt are causing families to weigh college options more carefully.
Take a behind-the-scenes tour of Georgia Tech’s most recognizable landmark, Tech Tower.
Take a look back at some of our most notable stories and photos from 2015.
Georgia Tech faculty members discuss the science, and science fiction, of Star Wars.
We talked with a few graduates who have connections to Commencements past.
Here's everything you always wanted to know about Georgia Tech's academic regalia.
Mitchell Walker explains propulsion and what more efficient propulsion means for you.
Georgia Tech Research Institute's Machine Services Shop fabricates, repairs, and modifies parts.
To celebrate Tech's 250th Commencement, we looked back at traditions through the years.
Linda Green likes to tap into students’ curiosity by taking a fresh look at familiar occurrences.
Mr. and Ms. Georgia Tech 2016 take the spotlight after a whirlwind Homecoming weekend.
The cloud is where email and websites live, but what and where is it? Find out.
To celebrate the coming weekend, here are some spooky stories, frightful facts, and Halloween happenings around campus.
Hillary Degenkolb is the first woman to sit in the driver’s seat of Georgia Tech’s Ramblin’ Wreck since 1988.
An iconic sculpture of Albert Einstein by renowned American sculptor, Robert Berks, finds a permanent home at Georgia Tech.
Take a glimpse inside the Graveyard, where relics from the Wreck Parade become parts for future wrecks.
The lightbulb moment that changed the way Bob Kirkman teaches, and lead to an astonishing jump in student engagement.
What is phantom vibration syndrome? Robert Rosenberger, an assistant professor in the School of Public Policy explains.
Faculty members are creating the next technologies for future missions, landing locations, and instruments to find life.
On the lower level of the Ford ES&T Building, Georgia Tech’s scientific glassblower repairs damaged glass equipment from campus labs.
What researchers have discovered about the hawkmoth could help the next generation of small flying robots.
Professor Singhose teaches Tech’s introductory mechanical design class to 300 students per term.
Georgia Tech’s stories of nerdy inspiration at the nation’s premier science fiction, fantasy, and pop culture fan convention.
Tech’s researchers and faculty members relocate the Matrix Biology and Engineering Lab to the new Engineered Biosystems Building.
Big advances are coming to the smallest patients. From home health care to medical devices designed for kids.
With Tech’s campus in the center of Atlanta's entrepreneurial boom, it’s no surprise that students have embraced the startup culture.
Some of Bobby Dodd Stadium's original architecture is still in tact, and you won’t believe what lies under its seats.
As the nation marks the 10-year anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, we reflect on the catastrophic impact the storm had on the Gulf Coast.
Five years later, we are taking a look back at the progress made and how Georgia Tech is strategically changing the world.
The new freshman class will don their RAT Caps at Convocation, participating in a Tech tradition that marks its 100th anniversary this year.
Ryan Gravel’s Georgia Tech master’s thesis changed the City of Atlanta in three major ways forever.
Georgia Tech's Living History director has seen and heard a lot of interesting stories during her 20 years of interviews.
We asked more than 250 students, staff, and faculty to tell us about the things — on campus and off — that give them joy.
Hidden Georgia Tech is a photo essay series highlighting places on campus that largely go unnoticed, but are hidden in plain sight.
Tech's admission counselors share tips for taking the heat off your upcoming senior year and the looming college application process.
A team from Georgia Tech’s Center for Music Technology, led by Professor Gil Weinberg, brought its musical robots to NBC’s TODAY Show.
Graduating seniors take a look back before and share what it was like for them at Georgia Tech.
Three graduates look back at all they’ve done, and things they wish they could have done.
Two prominent alumni, G. Wayne Clough and Gen. Philip M. Breedlove, returned to Tech as Commencement speakers.
At this year’s Faculty and Staff Awards Luncheon, 18 faculty members were honored for their teaching effectiveness.
500 outstanding students from across the nation converged at Georgia Tech for the third Biennial Stamps Scholars National Convention.
A handful of Georgia Tech students had the opportunity to be face to face with President Barack Obama during his address at McCamish Pavilio...
For National Robotics Week, we've compiled a list of seven cool things Georgia Tech robots can do (or will be able to do soon).
Most days, Tech’s diversity is evident just by walking around campus. One day a year, though, you can actually taste it.
President Obama visited Georgia Tech in March 2015. And when the White House comes calling, you roll out the red—better yet, gold—carpet.
Social media exploded with photos, videos, and comments as Yellow Jackets shared their experiences from the President’s visit to Tech.
At the same time the President walked into McCamish Pavilion at Georgia Tech, Secret Service agents walked three Georgia Tech students into...
Nearly 10,000 students, faculty, and staff gathered in McCamish Pavilion to hear the president announce his Student Aid Bill of Rights.
In 2007, a U.S. senator from Illinois visited Georgia Tech as a presidential candidate. He spoke at what was known as Yellow Jacket Park — n...
In 2015, Georgia Tech welcomed President Obama, who spoke about college affordability and announced the Student Aid Bill of Rights.
Building on last year’s momentum, Georgia Tech will again host events for anyone interested in exploring science and technology.
Amidst the calculus, thermodynamics, and structures classes at Georgia Tech exists an offering that breaks the mold, “Drawing on Nature.”
For two weeks in February 2015, Georgia Tech played host to its fellow ACC schools for the conference swim and dive championships.
The Serve•Learn•Sustain quality enhancement plan builds on Georgia Tech's commitment to community engagement and sustainability issues.
The next generation of musical instruments were showcased at the 2015 Margaret Guthman Musical Instrument Competition.
New Georgia Tech computing research brings insight into how we find, talk about, and improve our relationships with that significant other.
Student Day at the Capitol rallies students to show appreciation for state support that sustains Tech’s standing among the best in the world
It's been another incredible year at Georgia Tech. Take a look back at some of our most notable stories and photos from 2014.
In January 2014, Georgia Tech introduced the Online Master of Science in Computer Science, available for an approximate cost of $6,600.
The Coulter Department of Biomedical Engineering creates breakthroughs in health care diagnostics and treatment that have transformed lives.
If you’ve vacationed at a Disney park over the past two decades, you’ve probably already seen Trevor Larsen’s work.
Photos and videos from the ceremony, plus profiles of the Commencement speaker, E. Roe Stamps IV, and Stamps Scholar Veronica Foreman.
Teams spend a semester with advisors and industry partners to design, build, and test prototypes that solve real-live problems.
Cybersecurity examines how we can protect computers, networks, programs, and data from unauthorized access or destruction.
Georgia Tech is a global community of more than 20,000 students and nearly 125,000 alumni. To celebrate International Education Week, we are...
Thousands of Georgia Tech students and alumni have served in the United States military. They are leaders, teachers, heroes and survivors.
Technology is changing the landscape of higher education, and Georgia Tech is on the cutting edge of the movement. Our experts weigh in.
The Digital Fabrication Lab at the College of Architecture is the largest shop, and it blends artful expression with marketable experience.
If you apply by Oct. 15, you'll be considered for the four-year, full-ride Stamps President’s Scholar Program.
For one week a semester, Rachel Clark lives by two words: Be paranoid. It’s not because of finals. Tech’s campus has fallen prey to zombies.
Researchers studying five species of fish have uncovered a variety of features that enabled the fishes to thrive in new habitats.
Follow Assistant Professor Jennifer Glass and her team as they slog through the marshland of Sapelo Island, Georgia.
Maggie Bridges, a Georgia Tech senior and Miss Georgia 2014, competed for the crown in the Miss America pageant on Sept. 14, 2014.
The Inventure Prize rewards students with cash prizes and free patents for big innovations that aim to solve the world’s problems.
Georgia Tech architecture alumnus designed the 9/11 Memorial in remembrance of those killed on September 11, 2001.
Disaster areas. Nuclear spills. Swarm Robotics lets us send robots to do the dangerous tasks that people shouldn't be doing.
Admission recruits the most qualified, diverse freshman class in Tech history, and 2,800 new students start their journeys as Jackets.
Application tips from Tech's admissions counselors, including info about the application process, essay advice, and tips for parents.
At 31, Chris Carron has landed a great fortune – doing what he loves for a living. His only regret: that he wasn’t turned on to it sooner.
Tech researchers are instrumental in developing the technologies and platforms that help determine how wars are fought and lives are spared
Georgia Tech had not yet been founded when the Civil War was fought, but that doesn’t mean the Institute has no connections to the war.
Whether it's politics, infrastructure or economic development, Georgia Tech experts weigh in on their relationship to the 2014 World Cu...
Jeannette Yen, a biology professor, is an ecologist with an engineer’s eye. She and her team are on a quest to the bottom of the food chain.
Women in engineering are preparing for their roles as everyday heroes, using their extraordinary talents to protect and improve our world.
The Invention Studio is a 3,000-square-foot, student-run “design-build-play” space that is open to all students across all disciplines.
Georgia Institute of Technology is playing a leadership role in developing and refining forest product technologies and best practices.
The venomous sidewinder rattlesnake is just one of the unlikely species inspiring Georgia Tech researchers to improve animal and human lives
At Tech, bicycles are an ever-present mode of transport, not just a recreational vehicle to be hauled out ceremonially for National Bike Mon...
Visionary leaders from Coca-Cola and the Coulter Foundation receive honorary doctorates at Tech’s spring commencement ceremonies.
We celebrate Commencement by seeing how some students have spent the past few years and what they’ll be doing after they turn their tassels....
With the cost of a college education going up, there’s an increased tendency to talk about higher education’s “Return on Investment.”
Captain Planet and a Recycling Bag Monster joined hundreds of members of the Tech community as they gathered for an Earth Day celebration.
Since 1885, Georgia Tech has helped shape the future and improve society. When it comes to robotics, we have set ourselves apart in a league...
At Clough Commons, Yellow Jackets converge round-the-clock for labs, lectures, tutoring, advising, or a caffeine boost with friends.
Applications, interviews, and presentations: all for the chance to steal the show at Homecoming as Mr. and Ms. Georgia Tech.
560 students competed in the 2014 InVenture Prize. Over several months, the group was narrowed to six teams, who competed in the finale.
Georgia Tech is among the nation’s best when it comes to providing cutting-edge, technologically focused graduate degrees.
Startup powerhouse, Advanced Technology Development Center (ATDC), provides coaching, community support, and connections.
Even with eight days of events at the Atlanta Science Festival, it’s safe to predict there’ll be only one genetically modified punk band
At the Career Fair, more than 360 employers will be looking for students to fill permanent, co-op, and internship positions. Will you be rea...
Faculty member, Bob Nerem, wrote the book on bioengineering at Tech, and he’s looking forward to the next chapter.
The advances of Jamie Clark, Melissa McCoy and Karen Feigh offer just a glimpse into what Georgia Tech’s women in engineering are capable of
Created at Tech, Couplet is an online matchmaking site that enables Facebook friends (instead of an impersonal algorithm) to play Cupid.
Set your sights on Tech! That’s the message the Women’s Recruiting Team is sending to young women across the country.
There is no question that Georgia Tech provides a mental workout. We also rank among the most physically fit college campuses in the country
Snowmageddon. Snowpocalypse. However you remember the last week of January 2014, there’s no doubt what kind of mess Atlanta was in.
Georgia Tech researchers are applying lessons learned from one of the biggest blackouts in history to build the power grids of the future.
I-Corps spurs translation of fundamental research, encourages collaboration, and trains students on innovation and entrepreneurship.
Meet Kathy Spetz – aka, Buzz Mama – the seamstress and (helluva) engineer behind Georgia Tech's beloved mascot, Buzz.
It's been an incredible year at Georgia Tech from viral videos to groundbreaking research that will change how we see the world.
Scientists use a one cubic kilometer block of ice at the South Pole to help unravel one of the great scientific mysteries of our time.
Just how hard is it to deliver a package to Santa Claus? Georgia Tech’s Great International Package Race seeks to find the answer.
Students spent six weeks in the Talladega National Forest, as part of the U.S. atmospheric chemistry field project.
One of the world’s preeminent and most innovative architects, Santiago Calatrava, spoke to graduates at the Fall 2013 Commencement ceremony.
With one stomp of his foot, Zhong Lin Wang illuminates a thousand LED bulbs – with no batteries or power cord.
"Coulter's life is an inspiration to us all and we honor his memory in the way we approach our education and research."
Researchers from Georgia Tech and Sheperd Center have created a wheelchair that users can control with a tongue piercing.
From companions to rescuers, throughout Georgia Tech's history, dogs have taught researchers news tricks for technology.
Sarah Banks’ story is another example of how a college hopeful became a soon-to-be college graduate because of the Tech Promise Scholarship.
Tech is not just welcoming, but nurturing, for veterans. This year, the Division of Student Affairs established a Veterans Resource Center.
In the 125 years since it first began, Greek life has been a part of the Georgia Tech experience for thousands of students and alumni.
Says the Wreck driver, “I’m just a regular student who happens to have one of the most visible jobs in college football."
“I can honestly say co-oping has been the best decision I’ve ever made in college, and now I preach it to everybody that comes through.”
The Carbon-Neutral Energy Solutions Lab brings together a mix of experts to solve some of the big technological problems in clean energy.
Quick Wins Excite Georgia Tech, Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta Partnership
Nick Selby aspires to be an inventor, but even he could not have envisioned the explosive national response to his speech at Georgia Tech’s...
Georgia Tech students and faculty are using the Institute’s place in the city to spark the growth of small-scale urban agriculture.
If you’re tuned in to transit-related news in Atlanta, you may have recently seen or heard Georgia Tech’s own Kari Watkins.
Happy birthday to the project that turned a once blighted area into a thriving ecosystem for high-tech innovators and entrepreneurs.
Assistant Professor, Manu Platt, narrates a personal slideshow from his life-saving research trip to South Africa and Ethiopia.
Tech commemorated the 100-year anniversary of Grant Field in a game against Virginia Tech.
The Georgia Tech campus is home to eight sculptures that represent a diversity of styles, and technical approaches characterizing our times.
Freshman and parents descend on campus in minivans packed with mini-fridges and mini-microwaves to start their new lives as Yellow Jackets.
An internship in the office of a U.S. Congressman was a valuable and memorable experience.
Georgia Tech students help scientists predict how the Earth’s climate will respond in the future.
The Manufacturing Institute helps solve the greatest challenges facing U.S. industry.
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