Jennifer Howe Named Vice President for Development
Jennifer Howe, vice president of Advancement at the University of Dayton, has been named Georgia Tech’s next vice president for Development, effective Aug. 15. Howe brings more than 25 years of experience in university development, advancement, and alumni relations.
Whether you have a yard or a patio, you can grow your own food with a little effort and care. Steve Place, horticulturalist in Infrastructure and Sustainability, shares his tips from the rooftop garden of The Kendeda Building.
Title IX — the federal law that prevents discrimination based on sex by any education program receiving federal funds — turns 50 today. The clause, part of the legislation passed in 1972, made a monumental impact on the quest for equality and continues to do so half a century later.
Özel is a professor of astronomy and physics and associate dean for Research at the University of Arizona’s College of Science. Her research focuses on theoretical, computational, plasma, nuclear, and high energy astrophysics — along with black holes, neutron stars, and high performance computing.
Esports Research, Industry Collaboration Supported by VIP
In the VIP Future Experience of Esports course, teams are focused on elevating the fan experience; improving player performance; and engaging with K-12 science, technology, engineering, arts, and mathematics (STEAM) programs.
Natalie Stingelin has been selected as the next chair of the School of Materials Science and Engineering. Stingelin has been a faculty member in the College of Engineering since 2016. She will begin her new role August 1.
RotorJackets Win Collegiate Drone Racing Championship
The RotorJackets, a Georgia Tech student drone racing team, recently placed first in the Collegiate Drone Racing Championship in Grand Forks, North Dakota. The team took three students to the championship, fielding a team for the first time since 2017.
For the first time, Juneteenth National Independence Day, or “Juneteenth,” is an Institute-wide holiday. The date of the holiday, June 19, falls on a Sunday this year, so it will be observed on Monday, June 20.
Transforming Tomorrow: The Campaign for Georgia Tech
Over the next five years, with the support of alumni, parents, friends, corporations, and foundations, Georgia Tech can secure the resources that will help us achieve the most ambitious goals in our history. This campaign will build a foundation for advancing the Institute and its impact for decades to come.
Tech to Host Inaugural First-Generation College Institute
Georgia Tech will host a one-day First-Generation College Institute for rising first-generation and limited income high school students. The event is part of a statewide summer initiative designed to identify, engage, and prepare participants in making the successful transition to college.