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J. Mark Souther - Mobilizing History: Reflections on a Decade of Digital Humanities Practice on Two Continents

This event will combine the traditional lecture and a live-recorded interview with the producers of the “Lost in the Stacks” podcast, as Souther reflects on his experience in modeling…

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

Howard Kushner - The Emergence of Kawasaki Disease in India: Why History (of Medicine) Matters

Dr. Howard Kushner is the Nat C. Robertson Distinguished Professor of Science and Society at Emory University. An historian of medicine, Kushner holds a joint appointment in the Graduate Institute of…

From  Kathryn Gentilello on December 13th, 2018 2 plays 0  

Jason Borenstein - Intelligent Design in the Classroom?

Controversy continues to circulate about evolution, raising the issue of whether public schools are the appropriate forum for teaching about the subject matter. In recent years, critics have…

From  Kathryn Gentilello on December 13th, 2018 2 plays 0  

Chris Dorn - Innocent Targets: When Terrorism Comes to School

The terrorist attack that killed more than 300 schoolchildren, teachers and parents in Russia shocked the conscience of the world in 2004. Clearly, there are lessons to be learned from this and other…

From  Kathryn Gentilello on December 13th, 2018 3 plays 0  

Thad Starner - Face to Face Discussion with Wearable Computers

Dr. Starner is one of the pioneers of wearable computing and will talk about how computers can be designed and used to be aware of what users are doing, and also to assist them in doing it. His work…

From  Kathryn Gentilello on December 13th, 2018 0 plays 0  

A Conversation with Wyomia Tyus, Olympic Gold Medalist in 1964 and 1968

Georgia Tech’s Sports, Society, and Technology Program in the Ivan Allen College of Liberal Arts invites you to join us for A Conversation with Wyomia Tyus featuring the Olympic track star from…

From  Kathryn Gentilello on September 18th, 2018 32 plays 0  

The Persuasive Speaker

From  Talia Maria Day on August 6th, 2018 456 plays 0  

Race, Biomedicine, and Reproductive Justice - Loretta Ross, Whitney Robinson

Loretta Ross, cofounder of the SisterSong Women of Color Reproductive Justice Collective, and Whitney Robinson, an assistant professor of epidemiology at the University of North Carolina Gillings…

From  Kathryn Gentilello on April 2nd, 2018 40 plays 0  

Special IMPACT: Neil Asks Program - John Brock, Larry Gellerstedt, Hala Moddelmog

Neil Asks is a special IMPACT lecture that extends the legacy of L. Neil Williams Jr., an Atlanta-based leader in the fields of law, education and the arts. The program seeks to honor his example of…

From  Kathryn Gentilello on May 15th, 2017 9 plays 0  

On Economics, Justice, and Leadership in a Troubled World - Avishay Braverman

Professor Avishay Braverman, an Israeli political leader, highly successful university president, and internationally-recognized economist, offers unique and inspiring perspectives on sustainable…

From  Kathryn Gentilello on May 15th, 2017 2 plays 0  

Professor in the Zoo - Designing the Future for Wildlife in Human Care - Terry Maple

Terry Maple, the Elizabeth S. Watts Professor Emeritus at Georgia Tech, is best known for his visionary leadership in revitalizing Atlanta’s city zoo after the most publicized scandal in the…

From  Kathryn Gentilello on May 15th, 2017 8 plays 0  

The Empathetic Entrepreneur - Chad Paris

In this dynamic talk, Chad Paris tells his story of founding Parisleaf, a branding and web agency. He discusses three critical aspects of his career: authenticity, empathy, and leveraging business to…

From  Kathryn Gentilello on March 27th, 2017 5 plays 0  

Overlooked and Underutilized: Turning Good Intentions into Actions - Jay Cranman

The city of Atlanta faces tough problems at the same time as most traditional institutions—governments, business, nonprofits, and schools—are having to do more with less. This is creating…

From  Kathryn Gentilello on March 20th, 2017 7 plays 0  

Mark Rountree

Mark Rountree will be taking the place of Todd Stansbury this week. Mark is a former football student-athlete at Louisiana Tech and experienced athletics administrator who most recently served as the…

From  Kathryn Gentilello on March 20th, 2017 25 plays 0  

Paedia Mixon

Please join the Institute for Leadership and Entrepreneurship for a talk from Paedia Mixon, CEO of New American Pathways, on February 8, 2017. Her vision for a comprehensive service model that…

From  Kathryn Gentilello on March 3rd, 2017 7 plays 0