Class Notes: Getting down to Business in Startup Lab
One morning in January, Chris Klaus stood in a room in his namesake building to talk with 30-plus students about what it takes to build a startup. Klaus is just one of several guest entrepreneurs to visit the class, a new offering this semester called Startup Lab.
It’s March, and that means it’s Women’s Awareness Month at Georgia Tech. The program, now in its 16th year, has become so established that many people don’t realize it’s a student-run initiative specifically for Tech, said Melanie DeMaeyer, coordinator of the Women’s Resource Center (WRC).
SACS’ Reaffirmation Quality Enhancement Plan Selection Underway
The 10-year reaffirmation of Georgia Tech’s accreditation is in full swing, with a major component — the selection of a Quality Enhancement Plan (QEP) for Student Learning — being addressed right now. The QEP will be directly linked to Tech's 25-year strategic plan.
State Audit Suggests Compliance Issues for Procurement at Tech
An audit report released by the state of Georgia’s Department of Administrative Services (DOAS) gives Georgia Tech a rating of 74 out of 100 and cites several compliance issues stemming from Tech’s use of state procurement cards, commonly referred to as PCards.
2 Perspectives: Why They Chose Mechanical Engineering
John and Katherine both graduated from Georgia Tech — but they couldn't be more different. For example, John Cerny is 83 and retired. Katherine Polhemus is 60 years younger and is a recent grad. But they do share one thing in common: Both decided to become mechanical engineers.
In the world of new musical instrument design, the name Guthman has become synonymous with innovation. The annual Margaret Guthman Musical Instrument Competition, which will be held today and tomorrow, offers the campus community a rare opportunity to come and experience advancements in musical instrument design, engineering, and performance.