Hip-Hop Influences Everything
Now at its 50th anniversary, hip-hop has steadily evolved, and its influence is everywhere. Joycelyn Wilson, assistant professor in the School of Literature, Media, and Communication, shares insights into the hip-hop cultural movement.
Investors Force Black Families Out of Home Ownership, New Research Shows
New research from Brian Y. An, assistant professor in the School of Public Policy, shows corporate investors buying houses are most likely to push Black, middle-class homeowners out of neighborhoods.
School of Public Policy Moves Ahead of D.M. Smith Renovation
The Rich Computing Center will be the temporary home of the School of Public Policy through the 2025 academic year while the historic D.M. Smith Building undergoes renovations.
Live well-being events hosted by trusted University System of Georgia partners are held nearly every day as part of a system-wide well-being initiative. These educational webinars and events are open to all employees, retirees and family members.
Fall Move-In Brings Traffic to Campus
The campus community should be alert for impacts to traffic and additional congestion on Sunday and Monday, Aug. 13-14, as nearly 4,000 new first-year, transfer, and graduate Yellow Jackets move into Georgia Tech’s residence halls.
Travis Denton, associate director of Poetry@Tech in the School of Literature, Media, and Communication, recently had two poems published in the Birmingham Poetry Review's 50th Anniversary issue. The poems are "Killing Machine" and "Out of Nothing."
Associate Dean Shatakshee Dhongde served as a panelist during the Georgia Association for Women in Higher Education Leadership Development Program on July 19. The panel discussion was titled "Women in Higher Education Panel Discussion: Advancing a Career in Higher Education."
Paul M.A. Baker — principal research scientist, senior director of research and strategic innovation for the Center for Advanced Communications Policy, and chief operating officer for the Center for the Development and Application of Internet of Things Technologies — recently presented at the International Political Science Association's World Congress of Political Science, held in Buenos Aires. He spoke about science, innovation, and advancing public policy.
Cassidy R. Sugimoto, chair of the School of Public Policy, recently spoke at the Big Data and STI Policy Decision-Making symposium at the State University of Campinas, commonly known as Unicamp, in Brazil. Sugimoto, who holds the Tom and Marie Patton Chair, lectured on the “institutionalization of inequalities in science."
Casey Wichman was among several scholars included in an article published in The Conversation about climate change. In the piece, published July 26, Wichman spoke about the need for incentives to induce behavioral changes and policies that promote clean electricity and discourage activities that result in high greenhouse gas emissions.
André Brock, LMC
The Washington Post
The Center for Teaching and Learning invites you to our annual Fall Teaching Kickoff on Monday, Aug. 14 in Clough Commons. This signature event will feature a series of three teaching workshops, concurrent teaching prep work sessions supported by a CTL consultant, and opportunities to connect with new and returning colleagues. Join us all day or select individual workshops or sessions to attend. Register here.
Thursday, Aug. 17
6 — 9 p.m.
Price Gilbert Memorial Library and Crosland Tower
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