Ivan Allen Prize, Black History Lecture, and Space Force
Researcher Anabelle Singer models an experimental visor and earphones that play 40 Hertz light and sound. The device is in human testing as a possible Alzheimer's treatment. Results from those tests are to be published in studies separate from the current study in mice. Singer is an assistant professor in the Wallace H. Coulter Department of Biomedical Engineering. Photo taken Feb. 3 by Allison Carter.
Members of the 2020 Inclusive Leaders Academy check in for the program's kickoff and orientation at the Wardlaw Center. The Academy is designed to support managers' career development by creating opportunities to learn and grow, and to build a leadership community that will transform the Institute's culture through practicing and modeling inclusive excellence. Photo taken Feb. 4 by Allison Carter.
Georgia Tech President ÁngelCabrera, left presented journalist Charlayne Hunter-Gault and business development director Hamilton E. Holmes Jr. with the 2020 Ivan Allen Jr. Prize for Social Courage. Holmes accepted the award on behalf of his father, Hamilton E. Holmes Sr. Hunter-Gault and Holmes were the first African American students to attend the University of Georgia. Photo taken Feb. 5 by Allison Carter.
Works presented in an exhibition at the Robert C. Williams Museum of Papermaking examine the storytelling techniques in different media including woodcuts, engravings, comic strips, and graphic novels. Beyond Words: Visual Narratives from the Block Book to the Graphic Novel runs through March 16. Photo taken Feb. 10 by Evan Atkinson.
Former Tallahassee mayor and 2018 Democratic Florida gubernatorial nominee Andrew Gillum delivered Georgia Tech's Black History Month Lecture in the Student Center Ballroom. Photo taken Feb. 12 by Christopher Moore.
Jessica Howard, Georgia Tech Police Department crime prevention officer, instructs Neha Narang and Charlotte Canavor in self-defense techniques during the Girl Up at Georgia Tech safety seminar. The self-defense class is offered twice a semester and by special request for groups of 10 or more. Photo taken Feb. 12 by Christopher Moore.
Transfer Student Welcome, held Feb. 20, introduced spring semester transfer students to Tech traditions, including wearing RAT caps. The class of 273 transfer students consists of 70% Georgia residents, 21% first generation college students, and 31% women. They represent 25 Georgia colleges and 20 U.S. states. Computer science is the largest major. Photo by Allison Carter.
Kevin Hagler, Georgia's commissioner of banking and finance, addresses members of the Community Bankers Association of Georgia at the Enterprise Innovation Institute's Advanced Technology Development Center (ATDC). More than 50 bankers from across the state came to ATDC for a daylong financial technology session where they met entrepreneurs with solutions and technologies built to solve banking challenges. Photo taken Feb. 24 by Péralte Paul.
General John Raymond, the recently named chief of Space Operations for the United States Space Force, spent a day on campus talking space exploration and space policy with faculty, researchers, and students from the Sam Nunn School of International Affairs; the Center for International Strategy, Technology, and Policy; and the Daniel Guggenheim School of Aerospace Engineering. Photo taken Feb. 24 by Christopher Moore.
Sunset after the rain. As February ended, Atlanta was on track to have its second wettest month on record, behind only the 12.77 inches that fell one month in 1961. Photo taken Feb. 25 by Hannah Kim.
Photography: Allison Carter, Rob Felt, and Christopher Moore Writing/Editing: Victor Rogers, Stacy Braukman