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August Giebelhaus - Visionary or Autocrat: Pat Crecine and Georgia Tech Reorganization, 1988-1990

The adminstration of Georgia Tech's ninth president, John Patrick "Pat" Crecine, was the most controversial in the school's history. The period from 1987 to 1994 would become…

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Glenn J. Rix, Reginald DesRoches - Hurricane Katrina's Impact on Louisiana's Transportation Infrastructure

Hurricane Katrina's storm surge and high winds had a devastating impact on the Gulf Coast of the U.S. Although the extensive damage to residential areas continues to receive attention in the…

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George L. Nemhauser - Sports Scheduling

College and professional sports, including basketball, baseball, football and hockey, is a multi-billion dollar industry with a substantial part of the revenue derived from television. To maximize…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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The Handmade Thing - Del Harrow

The potter Hamada Shoji said that a good bowl should be larger on the inside than the outside. My work is an ongoing exploration of the possibility that a tactile physical form might contain an…

From  Kathryn Gentilello 11 Months ago 4 views 0  

Panel Discussion: Talking Craft - Ceramics II How do craft and "making" affect the construction of who we are?

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Talking Craft - Fabrics - Leah Buechley, Jess Jones, Michael Nitsche, Clint Zeagler

How do crafting, making, and technology shape us and our communities? A one-day event featuring keynote speaker Leah Buechley (inventor of the LilyPad and formerly Director of MIT’s High Low…

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