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HyunJoo Oh, Elora Raymond, Ryan Roark - Introducing New Voices in Design Research, Fall 2019

This fall we have several new faculty members producing compelling work. We have invited three of them to share their research with the larger College.Faculty participating in the forum represent…

From  Kathryn Gentilello on November 18th, 2019 4 plays 0  

Peter S. Dodds - The Science of Stories: Measuring and Exploring the Ecology of Human Stories with Lexical Instruments

I will survey our efforts at the Computational Story Lab to measure and study a wide array of social and cultural phenomena using “lexical meters” — online, interactive instruments…

From  Kathryn Gentilello on November 14th, 2019 5 plays 0  

Takamitsu “Taka” Ito - Turning Sour, Bloated, and Out of Breath: Ocean Chemistry under Global Warming

In 1997, the Japanese oceanographer Yoshiyuki Nozaki compiled a periodic table of ocean chemistry, encapsulating the distribution of elements as a function of depth. In this periodic table, many…

From  Kathryn Gentilello on November 13th, 2019 2 plays 0  

Decision Analytics in Design and Construction

Decision analytics stands to have a profound impact on how design and construction disciplines are woven together to solve today's most complex problems. Rigorous data collection and analysis…

From  Kathryn Gentilello on October 14th, 2019 10 plays 0  

Monica Halka - The Elusive End of the Periodic Table: Why Chase It?

For more than half a century, dedicated and eager groups of scientists have contrived ways to introduce heavier and heavier elements into the universe. Their efforts finally completed the seventh row…

From  Kathryn Gentilello on September 19th, 2019 5 plays 0  

Gretchen Goldman - Science for the Public Good? Federal Air Pollution and Climate Policy in the Current Political Era

Guest speaker Gretchen Goldman, a Tech graduate and research director for the Center for Science and Democracy at the Union of Concerned Scientists, will discuss Science for the Public Good? Federal…

From  Kathryn Gentilello on August 5th, 2019 3 plays 0  

Steven French, Lisa Lim, Craig Zimring - Problems and Challenges in Healthcare

Evidence-based design has been remarkably successful in helping billions of dollars of healthcare facilities become more patient-centered, safer and better organized. Healthcare is now seeking to…

From  Kathryn Gentilello on June 3rd, 2019 6 plays 0  

Roundtable on Virtual Classroom Exchange

A virtual exchange involves connecting students from different parts of the world online over a shared project. Faculty from all disciplines use tools like Webex Teams, Google Hangouts and Zoom, and…

From  Kathryn Gentilello on May 21st, 2019 4 plays 0  

Development Economics Consortium

This session will highlight frontiers of research in the area of development economics. The session will include research presentations on a wide range of topics, covering both micro and macro…

From  Kathryn Gentilello on May 15th, 2019 4 plays 0  

Translating Sustainability in the Middle East and North Africa

9 - 10:30 a.m. : Session One Topics Location: Student Success Center President’s Suite AMODERATOR: Laura Bier; Professor of History and Sociology, Georgia Institute of Technology PANELISTS: …

From  Kathryn Gentilello on May 15th, 2019 5 plays 0  

Karim Elgendy - Sustainability in Middle East Cities: Challenges and Opportunities

2 - 4 p.m. : Session Three Topics Location: Student Success Center President’s Suite ASPEAKER:Karim Elgendy, Lead sustainability consultant at Dar, based in London. Elgendy is also the founder…

From  Kathryn Gentilello on May 15th, 2019 3 plays 0  

New Trends in Foreign Language Pedagogy

9 - 10:30 a.m. : Session One Topics Location: Student Success Center President’s Suite BThis panel of to-the-point six-minute presentations focuses on innovative approaches to foreign language…

From  Kathryn Gentilello on May 14th, 2019 2 plays 0  

Roundtable on New Directions in Global Education and Discussion of the Global Research Opportunities Workshop (GROW)

11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. : Session Two Location: Student Success Center President’s Suite B MODERATOR: Alexandru Balas, Director, Clark Center for Global Engagement, Associate Professor,…

From  Kathryn Gentilello on May 14th, 2019 3 plays 0  

Remarks on the Inaugural Atlanta Global Studies Symposium

From  Kathryn Gentilello on May 14th, 2019 7 plays 0  

Building Global and International Studies Programs: Challenges and Opportunites

2:00-4:00 p.m.: Session Three, President's Suite B Global and international studies programs are increasingly popular at colleges and universities. What are the logistical challenges and…

From  Kathryn Gentilello on May 14th, 2019 8 plays 0  

Bringing it Home: Lessons and Next Steps for Building Partnerships in RCE Greater Atlanta

This facilitated, interactive session will analyze and synthesize best practices in promoting RCE Greater Atlanta’s priority SDGs, gleaned from earlier sessions. Priority SDGs include: SDG1-No…

From  Kathryn Gentilello on May 10th, 2019 12 plays 0