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Campus Events Abound for Ethics Awareness Week

Movie screenings, theatrical performances, and thoughtful conversations will soon take place at events across campus, all centered on the topic of ethics.

From Nov. 11-17, these events make up Ethics Awareness Week, which is a statewide initiative of the University System of Georgia.

On campus, enjoy a screening of The Big Short, hear from Georgia Tech’s president, and take a pledge to uphold ethical practices as a student, faculty, or staff member.

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Fall Festivities at Georgia Tech

As the leaves change and campus transforms into a red, yellow, and orange wonderland, it’s easy to get excited about the season.

Stripping the Linchpins From the Life-Making Machine Reaffirms Its Seminal Evolution

An experiment way too bold delivers whopping evidence of the translational system's seminal appearance in evolution.

Students Bring Mobile Coffee Cart to Campus

Students in the Collegiate Recovery Program are spreading the word about campus resources by brewing free coffee.

Georgia Tech taps John Avery to lead Advanced Technology Development Center

Technology veteran brings record of success in startups and corporate innovation.

Triple Major Turned Master's Student Leading Georgia Tech in Tackles

Malik Rivera is a master's student studying Quantitative and Computational Finance.

Georgia Tech Faculty Chosen for Chancellor’s Learning Scholars Program

Four Georgia Tech faculty members were recently selected as Chancellor’s Learning Scholars (CLS) as part of a new program launched by the University...

Task Force Examines Ways to Improve Academic Advising

Provost Rafael L. Bras has approved the final report of the Academic Advising Task Force, an Institute-wide initiative created in 2017.

Chancellor Responds to President Peterson's Progress Report

President Peterson's memo to Chancellor Steve Wrigley details progress toward the recommendations from the special reviews.

Students Organize ‘Revolutionaries’ Speaker Series

The Student Government Association’s “Revolutionaries” series will host five faculty members throughout the rest of the fall semester.

Fall Festivities at Georgia Tech

As the leaves change and campus transforms into a red, yellow, and orange wonderland, it’s easy to get excited about the season.

Georgia Tech Crew Wins Big at World’s Largest Rowing Event

Yellow Jackets Take Home Gold from Boston’s Head of the Charles Regatta

Campus Events Abound for Ethics Awareness Week

Movie screenings, theatrical performances, and thoughtful conversations will soon take place at events across campus, all centered on the topic of...

Three Georgia Tech Astronauts Visit Georgia Tech

NASA veterans Magnus, McArthur, and Kopra Take Questions from Future Space Explorers

Taking a Closer Look at EthicsPoint

Since 2005, the EthicsPoint reporting portal has enabled the Georgia Tech community to securely and anonymously file complaints related to ethics...

Peterson and Panel Address Ethics Concerns at Leadership Forum

President G.P. “Bud” Peterson and a group of panelists talk about Ethical Leadership: A Shared Commitment.

Tech Women Raise Funds, Awareness for Women's Education

Events will take place throughout the week for the Collegiate Panhellenic Council (CPC)’s Circle of Sisterhood Week, with all proceeds benefiting the...

A Thanksgiving Exchange: Home for the Holidays

As Thanksgiving approaches, many students make plans to head home for the break. Yet, due to time and cost restraints, many international and out-of-...

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More Than Just a Scary Face: Industrial Design Students Take a Different Approach to Pumpkin Carving

Students in the first-year industrial design program carved pumpkins in the style of famous designers.

Pilot Project Will Use Campus Wastewater to Grow Vegetables

$5 million grant funds project to test sustainable hydroponic farming in urban areas.

Applications Open for Campus Tour Guides

Tour guides are dedicated to the Institute, equipped with knowledge, and eager to share their personal experiences — and you can join them.

University System of Georgia Updates Its Conflicts of Interest Policy

The University System of Georgia (USG) recently made several revisions to the Conflicts of Interest and Conflicts of Commitment policy to provide...

HackGT Fast-Tracks Student Inventors

More than 1,000 students from 80 different schools came to Georgia Tech for a weekend of fast-paced ideation and innovation.

Antón Named as Technologist Advisor to U.S. National Security Court

Annie I. Antón is the only academic among the three technologists advising the U.S. Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court.

Spooky Season in Atlanta

As Halloween approaches, get in the spirit by checking out some of the festive events happening around campus and beyond.

Stripping the Linchpins From the Life-Making Machine Reaffirms Its Seminal Evolution

An experiment way too bold delivers whopping evidence of the translational system's seminal appearance in evolution.

Airbus and Georgia Tech Open Center for Overall Aircraft Design

Airbus and Georgia Tech have opened a new overall aircraft design research center.

NASA Pushes Exploration of Oceans in Our Solar System in Georgia Tech-Led Alliance

Envision a yellow submarine on a rocket to Europa as a future highpoint of a research project led by Georgia Tech to search for life in our solar...

Finally, a Robust Fuel Cell that Runs on Methane at Practical Temperatures

Cheap fuel, cool temperatures, low material costs: This fuel cell could spread to homes and cars.

New Chip Measures Multiple Cellular Responses to Speed Drug Discovery

Nano-electric technology may improve the drug development process.

Origami, 3D Printing Merge to Make Complex Structures in One Shot

Researchers have created a one-step approach to fabricating complex origami structures.

How Animals Use Their Tails to Swish and Swat Away Insects

A new study shows how animals use their tails to keep mosquitoes at bay.

Microfluidic Molecular Exchanger Helps Control Therapeutic Cell Manufacturing

Researchers have demonstrated an integrated technique for monitoring specific biomolecules.

Looking Back in Time to Watch for a Different Kind of Black Hole

A new simulation may help astronomers watch for signals indicating the formation of black holes in early galaxies.

3D-Printed Tracheal Splints Used in Groundbreaking Pediatric Surgery

With support from Georgia Tech, Children's Healthcare of Atlanta placed 3D-printed tracheal splints in a pediatric patient.

Trailblazing Molecular Jungles with New Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Consortium

Nature is chock full of chemical labyrinths that NMR helps navigate, but the technology is pricey, so teaming up to optimize use and share costs...

Buzzing Cancer Drugs into Malignancies in the Brain

As a new anti-cancer drug delivery method heads into phase I clinical trials, researchers explore the tissue-level mechanisms that make it work.

Boron Nitride Separation Process Could Facilitate Higher Efficiency Solar Cells

A boron nitride separation layer is the basis for a new technique for producing photovoltaic cells.

Genomic Study of 412 Anthrax Strains Provides New Virulence Clues

Georgia Tech and CDC researchers have provided new information about the factors affecting the virulence of anthrax.

Dehydration Alters Human Brain Shape and Activity, Slackens Task Performance

Visible proof that dehydration messes with the brain and cognitive performance.

Control System Simulator Helps Operators Learn to Fight Hackers

A control system simulator for a chemical processing plant could help train operators on security measures.

Laughing Gas May Have Helped Warm Early Earth and Given Breath to Life

An eon ago, the sun was stingy with heat, but Earth stayed warm; maybe laughing gas in the atmosphere helped out. Here's how.

More Workers Working Might Not Get More Work Done, Ants (and Robots) Show

A new study shows that ants have a lot to teach robots about working in confined spaces.

This Matrix Delivers Healing Stem Cells to Injured Elderly Muscles

Elderly accident victims and Duchene muscular dystrophy sufferers could someday benefit from this stem cell hydrogel successfully tested in mice.

Georgia Tech Creates Cybersecurity Master’s Degree Online for Less Than $10,000

New online master's in cybersecurity will cost less than $10,000.

Georgia Tech taps John Avery to lead Advanced Technology Development Center

Technology veteran brings record of success in startups and corporate innovation.

The Business of Medicine: Georgia Tech and Morehouse School of Medicine Prescribe a Joint MD/MBA Degree

Georgia Tech and Morehouse School of Medicine are partnering to offer a joint, five-year MD/MBA degree.

GPA, Georgia Tech, Center for Innovation sign MOU

New agreement strengthens Georgia Tech's relationship with Ports Authority.

Lifting Communities with Smart Technology

Georgia Smart Communities Challenge helps small and large cities improve quality of life.

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.

Stripping the Linchpins From the Life-Making Machine Reaffirms Its Seminal Evolution

An experiment way too bold delivers whopping evidence of the translational system's seminal appearance in evolution.

NASA Pushes Exploration of Oceans in Our Solar System in Georgia Tech-Led Alliance

Envision a yellow submarine on a rocket to Europa as a future highpoint of a research project led by Georgia Tech to search for life in our solar...

Pilot Project Will Use Campus Wastewater to Grow Vegetables

$5 million grant funds project to test sustainable hydroponic farming in urban areas.

Laughing Gas May Have Helped Warm Early Earth and Given Breath to Life

An eon ago, the sun was stingy with heat, but Earth stayed warm; maybe laughing gas in the atmosphere helped out. Here's how.

Previously Overlooked “Coral Ticks” Weaken Degraded Reefs

A previously overlooked predator could be increasing the pressure on endangered coral reefs.

Material Formed from Crab Shells and Trees Could Replace Flexible Plastic Packaging

STAMI Researchers have created a material derived from crab shells and tree fibers that has the potential to replace the flexible plastic packaging...

Lifting Communities with Smart Technology

Georgia Smart Communities Challenge helps small and large cities improve quality of life.

Making the Oxygen We Breathe, a Photosynthesis Mechanism Exposed

Life on Earth as we know it never would have existed without oxygen photosynthesis, and researchers have cracked a new part of its code.

Silence to Sound

A new tool can help first-responders use Twitter activity to identify developing crises after a storm.

Researchers Chosen to Examine Antarctic Glacier at Risk of Collapsing

Researchers will send Icefin under the ice of a remote glacier in West Antarctica.

Severe Storms Research Center Works to Improve Tornado Warning Time

The Severe Storms Research Center is helping improve the ability to forecast tornados and other severe storms.

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...

How Communication Among Cells Affects Development of Multicellular Tissue

A new study shows how intercellular communication affects the differentiation of an embryonic stem cell colony over time.

Georgia Tech Places 34th in World University Ranking

A new study ranks Georgia Tech 34th among world universities.

Drones, Driverless Cars and Difficult Decisions

Georgia Tech hosts a panel discussion in Washington, D.C. about the emerging debate on ethics and robotics.

Georgia Tech, Georgia State University Establish $2.25M Atlanta Global Studies Center

The new foreign language center is supported funded by a $2.25 million grant from the U.S. Department of Education.

Kosal: Space Force Unlikely to Improve U.S. Position in Space

The proposed Space Force is not the best way to assure U.S. dominance of space, professor argues.

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Do Not Get Distracted by Georgia’s New Cell Phone Law, Georgia Tech Professor Urges

Robert Rosenberger, a professor in the School of Public Policy, said the law could induce some drivers to believe hands-free technology is safer than...

Georgia Tech Uses Nanotechnology to Create World’s Smallest Ad

Nanotechnology makes smallest advertisement on a sesame seed

Sam Nunn School of International Affairs Experts React to Singapore Summit

The summit between U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is a good start, but short on substance and fraught with peril,...

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Why We Love Han Solo

Science fiction expert Lisa Yaszek explains the allure and backstory of Han Solo.

Letting the Cat Out of the Bag: Why Researchers Disclose Results Ahead of Publication

A study from a research team from the Georgia Tech found that the vast majority of scientists disclose key details about their work informally to...

Dr. Isbell Goes to Washington – Again – to Discuss Artificial Intelligence

The White House is hosting a meeting of technology leaders to discuss advancing AI in the U.S.

Iran Nuclear Deal Withdrawal “Terribly Misguided,” says Sam Nunn School of International Affairs Scholar

Rachel Whitlock, an assistant professor who specializes in lobal nuclear politics and international security , says the decision to pull out gives...

Ivan Allen Science Fiction Scholar Lisa Yaszek Featured on AMC Series

• The six-part series features Yaszek’s expertise on aspects of science fiction from time travel to robots.

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.

HEALTH AND MEDICINE

Delivering Antibodies via mRNA Could Prevent RSV Infection

Getting antibodies directly to the lungs protected mice from the virus.

Synthetic Organelle Shows How Tiny Puddle-Organs in our Cells Work

Just tiny puddles. That's what some of our cells' organelles are, and this synthetic organelle, engineered in the lab, shows how they can...

Summer Lab Experience Helps Launch Industry and Research Careers

Undergraduate students from around the United States spent their summer learning about cell manufacturing.

Dehydration Alters Human Brain Shape and Activity, Slackens Task Performance

Visible proof that dehydration messes with the brain and cognitive performance.

New Health Economics Lab and $3.3 Million in Funding Coming to Ivan Allen College of Liberal Arts

The center will research cost and payment models in medical imaging.

Neuroscientists Team with Engineers to Explore how the Brain Controls Movement

Emory and Georgia Tech researchers recently received a $200,000 Technological Innovations in Neuroscience Award from the McKnight Foundation

Integrated Sensor Could Monitor Brain Aneurysm Treatment

A proof-of-concept sensor could help with monitoring treatment of brain aneurysms.

Material Formed from Crab Shells and Trees Could Replace Flexible Plastic Packaging

STAMI Researchers have created a material derived from crab shells and tree fibers that has the potential to replace the flexible plastic packaging...

Technique May Improve Lung Delivery of Bacteria-Killing Phage
Technique May Improve Lung Delivery of Bacteria-Killing Phage

A new technique could provide an alternative to antibiotics for lung infections.

As We Get Parched, Cognition Can Sputter, Dehydration Study Says

Summer heat fuzzing your concentration? Making you fumble? It may be dehydration.

MIT Technology Review Applauds Georgia Tech’s Dahlman in ‘35 Innovators Under 35’

DNA barcoding has landed James Dahlman in a list that has previously honored Mark Zuckerberg, Larry Page and Helen Greiner

Lifting Communities with Smart Technology

Georgia Smart Communities Challenge helps small and large cities improve quality of life.

Aircraft Microbiome Much Like That of Homes and Offices, Study Finds

Researchers have conducted what may be the first study of the aircraft microbiome.

I Saw That. Brain Mechanisms Create Confidence About Things Seen

How your brain makes you aware that you actually are seeing what you see just got less mysterious.

Bacterial Conversations in Cystic Fibrosis

Georgia tech researchers obtain benchmark data for the impact of spatial arrangement in bacterial signaling in a cystic fibrosis model.

In Child-Crippling Mucolipidosis IV, Drug Shows Hope in Lab Cultures

Tests show initial hopes in the fight against Mucolipidosis IV, a rare but extremely crippling disease that strikes in infancy.

Study Shows How Bacteria Behave Differently in Humans Compared to the Lab

Study shows how bacteria behave differently in humans versus the lab.

Robot Teaches Itself How to Dress People

A robot at the Georgia Institute of Technology is successfully sliding hospital gowns on people's arms

Uncovering a Hidden Protein “Tail” that Puts the Brakes on Cell Signaling

Researchers have found a "braking" mechanism in G protein signaling.

BME Team Takes Home Top Capstone Honors

Kit Cath and other winners find success by reducing waste, cost, and improving efficiency for sponsors

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Chaouki Abdallah is a proud Yellow Jacket alumnus, parent of two Georgia Tech students and the newest member of the Institute’s executive...