Applications for a fall 2013 President's Undergraduate Research Award are due Friday, May 17th. Interested in applying for a PURA?
IAC faculty and staff were recognized for their extraordinary professional contributions and service in advancing the mission of the college and the Institute at the annual Staff Buzz Awards Ceremony in April.
The impact of sports does not end when the game does. Nutritional supplement use among athletes is hotly contested. Football concussions are making headlines. The economic effect of a new city stadium is generating debate. As technology becomes increasingly integrated with sports, Georgia Tech is positioning its new Sports, Society, and Technology (SST) program to be the source for answers.
Video recordings from the Ivan Allen College of Liberal Arts Founder's Day morning events held on March 13, 2013 are now available.
Katie Ledbetter, a third-year student majoring in the School of History, Technology, and Society (HTS), is a recipient of a Possible Woman Foundation International Scholarship.
The Georgia Tech Archives and Ivan Allen College of Liberal Arts are partnering to create a digital collection to document Ivan Allen Jr.’s impact on Georgia Tech and the city of Atlanta. Allen (B.S., 1933) served as Mayor from 1962 to 1970, a period of profound expansion for the city, and is widely credited for his efforts to desegregate Atlanta and maintain peace during the Civil Rights Movement.
A newly approved certificate study program in the Ivan Allen College of Liberal Arts offers Georgia Tech graduate students a broader perspective on science and technology.
Willie Pearson, professor in the School of History, Technology, and Society, has been named a featured fellow in the American Association for the Advancement of Science's (AAAS) celebration of the 40th anniversary of its Science & Technology Policy Fellowship.
Katherine Metz, a student in the School of History, Technology, and Society (HTS), received an Honorable Mention for her paper, "Coffee Prices and Consumption in the United States and Finland" at the 2013 Southeastern Undergraduate Sociology Symposium (SEUSS).
Dr. Benjamin Flowers discusses the plans for a new stadium for the Atlanta Falcons.
The second annual Clough Commons Art Crawl witnessed a record 364 submissions by 146 artists, 25 of which were artworks created by IAC students. The walls of Clough Commons became a make-shift gallery, featuring work in multiple media formats and live student performances during the Crawl on February 8, 2013.
Held on February 12, 2013, at the Georgia Tech Research and Innovation Conference (GTRIC), graduate students at the Ivan Allen College of Liberal Arts participated in a special IAC component of the conference. The component consisted of special project presentation sessions and the first Ivan Allen College Paper Competition.
Gregory Nobles and Steve Usselman, professors in the School of History, Technology, and Society (HTS,) are part of a national effort aimed at evaluating and harmonizing the higher education history major. Sponsored by the American Historical Association (AHA), the project utilizes a process known as "Tuning." Nobles serves on the executive committee, and Usselman is a faculty advisor for the project.
Willie Pearson, professor in the School of History, Technology, and Society, has co-authored a National Academies conference report, "Blueprint for the Future: Framing the Issues of Women in Science in a Global Context."
Leslie Sharp, a graduate of IAC master’s and doctoral programs, has been announced as the Assistant Vice Provost for Graduate Education and Faculty Affairs for Georgia Tech.
How will Atlanta become a top tier green city by 2035? Can anyone build a green building? Do poor neighborhoods care about sustainability? What big businesses are entering the business of sustainability? How is altruism meaningful as a sustainability concept?
Congratulations to the six past and current graduates of the School of History, Technology, and Society who received a 2012 Homer Rice Leadership Award.
Steve Usselman, professor and chair of the School of History, Technology, and Society (HTS), was the invited keynote speaker at the semi-annual meeting of Georgia Tech’s Advisory Board. This group of distinguished advisors to President Peterson met on October 19 and 20 to consider the Institute’s research strategy for fostering an "innovation ecosystem" in Atlanta and its region.
Five PhD students in the School of History, Technology, and Society (HTS) travelled to Copenhagen, Denmark to attend the annual meeting of the Society for the History of Technology (SHOT) with an invitation to serve as support staff at the conference. Four of the students also presented papers.
Congratulations to the five Ivan Allen College of Liberal Arts students who are recipients of President's Undergraduate Research Awards (PURA) for Fall and Summer 2012.
Congratulations to Laura E. Bier, assistant professor in the School of History, Technology, and Society, who has been selected as a Fulbright Scholar for 2012-2013.
The Callahan Leadership Fund enabled professor Sy Goodman and graduate student John Miller to bring together members of their “Military History of the Civil War” class for an all-day field trip to study the Chickamauga battlefield and campaign near Chattanooga, Tennessee on June 30, 2012.
Sasha Goodlett, a recent graduate from the IAC School of History, Technology, and Society who played senior center for Georgia Tech women’s basketball, was selected 11th overall by the Indiana Fever in the first round of the 2012 WNBA Draft held April 16th.
Douglas Flamming, professor in the Ivan Allen College School of History, Technology, and Society has been honored with two prestigious awards that recognize his prowess in both scholarship and in teaching.
The world health situation is both dire and correctable said William H. Foege during a speech March 15 as Georgia Tech and its Ivan Allen College of Liberal Arts presented him with the Ivan Allen Jr. Prize for Social Courage. Foege pointed to poverty as the underlying problem and enlarged on that theme saying, “People who are poor are subsidizing our way of life and we need to have the courage to change that.”
Dr. Laura Bier, Assistant Professor in the School of History, Technology, and Society, was recently interviewed about women and the Egyptian revolution for the e-newsletter of the organization peaceXpeace. The organization, in their own words is "where women’s voices are connected and amplified through our E-media and the Peace X Peace Community, a global network of peace builders in over 100 countries.
The 2011 Booklist Editors’ Choice awards for Reference Sources includes Multicultural America: An Encyclopedia of the Newest Americans (Greenwood/ABC-CLIO, 2011), by Ronald Bayor, Professor of History in the School of History, Technology, and Society.
HTS Professor John Krige has won the Doreen and Jim McElvany 2011 Nonproliferation Challenge for his essay “The Proliferation Risks of Gas Centrifuge Enrichment at the Dawn of the NPT: New Light on the Negotiating History.”
PhD students in the School of History, Technology, and Society (HTS) made a significant impression at the annual meetings of the Society for the History of Technology (SHOT), History of Science Society (HSS), and the Society for the Social Studies of Science (4S) which were co-located and held simultaneously in Cleveland in November.
Professor Steven W. Usselman has been named the new Chair of the School of History, Technology, and Society in the Ivan Allen College of Liberal Arts.
Dr. Jonathan Schneer has won the prestigious and highly competitive 2010 National Jewish Book Award in the category of Writing Based on Archival Material for his book: The Balfour Declaration.