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David Coury - The Return of the Ethnostate? The Alternative for Germany (AfD) and the Populist Tide

Over the past decade, Europe has seen a rise in the popularity of right-wing populist parties and Germany has been no exception. While the AfD (Alternative für Deutschland) began as an anti-EU…

From  Kathryn Gentilello on March 9th, 2020 0 plays 0  

Elizabeth Loftus - The Fiction of Memory

For several decades, Elizabeth Loftus has been manufacturing memories in unsuspecting minds. Sometimes these techniques change details of events that someone actually experienced. Other times, the…

From  Kathryn Gentilello on March 9th, 2020 29 plays 0  

Sarah Myers West - Discriminating Systems: Gender, Race and Power in Artificial Intelligence

The artificial intelligence industry is in the midst of a crisis in diversity and inclusion: while the representation of women in computer science recently fell below levels in the 1960s, inclusion…

From  Kathryn Gentilello on March 3rd, 2020 16 plays 0  

Daniel Wood - Anthropocenitecture

How do we design in the age of the Anthropocene? How can we address issues and problems that seem so much bigger than architecture…despite architecture’s proven contributions to global…

From  Kathryn Gentilello on January 21st, 2020 0 plays 0  

Margaret Kosal - The Geopolitics of the Rare and Not-So-Rare Elements

Chemical elements have played important roles in the geopolitics of modern times and will continue to do so.From Einstein’s 1939 letter to President Franklin D. Roosevelt highlighting the need…

From  Kathryn Gentilello on November 20th, 2019 0 plays 0  

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 8 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 0 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 0 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 14 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 0 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 0 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 0 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 14 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 0 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 12 plays 0