Groundskeeper Donald "DJ" Jordan shares landscaping tips — and a few laughs — with Jim Kirk, assistant vice president, Institute Budget Planning & Administration, July 11. Photo by Allison Carter.
From above, a carpeted area of Clough Commons appears to be three-dimensional, July 19. Photo by Allison Carter.
First-year students Rohan Banerjee, mechanical engineering, and Revaz Sharma, computer engineering, eat lunch in front of the D.M. Smith Building, July 19. Photo by Allison Carter.
Connor Henderson, third-year mechanical engineering student, studies at Clough Commons, July 19. Photo by Allison Carter.
Benjamin Holmes, first-year undecided engineering major, studies at Clough Commons, July 19. Photo by Allison Carter.
Cayla Marie Vinzons, fourth-year computer science major, found a quiet spot to read in Clough Commons, July 19. Photo by Allison Carter.
Lolita Ringfield, building inspector with Facilities, takes a lunch break at Texas Instruments Plaza at the Van Leer Building, July 19. Photo by Allison Carter.
Groundskeepers fill in bare spots on Grant Field at Bobby Dodd Stadium, July 19. Football Fan Day is August 11, and the first home game is September 1. Photo by Allison Carter.
Ph.D. student Mikhail Jacob (right) is observing a participant playing the Props Game (improvising mimed actions for comedic effect with abstract props as if they were recognizable, real-world objects) within virtual reality, July 23. The research project aims to understand how embodied virtual characters can learn to perform improvised actions in collaboration with a human stage partner. Photo by Christopher Moore.
Photography: Allison Carter, Rob Felt, and Christopher Moore Writing/Editing: Kristen Bailey, Stacy Braukman, Brigitte Espinet, and Victor Rogers