Fouts is earning her bachelor's in business administration, with a concentration in leadership and organizational change and a minor in global development. She's also served as Ms. Georgia Tech this year.
Marilyn Brown Receives Distinguished Professor Award
Marilyn Brown is a leading expert on renewable energy and energy efficiency, a transformative thinker, and one of the founders of the field of energy and climate policy. Now, she is the first woman to receive the Georgia Tech Class of 1934 Distinguished Professor Award, the highest honor given to a Georgia Tech professor.
When the National Institutes of Health needed a team to quickly evaluate coronavirus tests early in the pandemic, they turned to Emory University, Georgia Tech, and Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta. Now Emory’s Office of Technology Transfer has recognized the team’s work as its Corporate Partnership of the Year.
Georgia Tech Launches New Master’s in Global Development
The one-year collaborative degree combines courses in the Sam Nunn School of International Affairs, the School of City and Regional Planning, and the School of Economics. Global development professionals work to reduce poverty and inequality for people worldwide.
Sleep, or a lack of it, was the big winner during Georgia Tech’s Spring 2022 Capstone Design Expo. Three of the 13 first-place awards, including the overall winner, were tied to getting a good night’s rest.
With Recent Funding, Sea Level Sensor Project in Savannah Moves into New Phase
Ongoing research to study sea level rise led by Georgia Tech researchers, a coalition of universities, Savannah and Chatham County government leaders, and local community groups is creating what could be a national model for coastal regions across the country facing similar challenges. The project, in its fourth year, is now slated to receive $5 million from Congress.
When you hear the name Junior's Grill, what do you think of? Your answer likely depends on which decade you were on campus and patronized this beloved mainstay of the Tech community, which closed its doors and turned off its blue neon sign in 2011.
In 1961, three Black students attended classes at Georgia Tech and made history. In recognition of their roles as trailblazers, Tech’s first Black students — Lawrence Williams, Ralph Long Jr., and the late Ford Greene, along with the first Black graduate, Ronald Yancey — were awarded the 2022 Ivan Allen Jr. Prize for Social Courage.
Beginning this year, Georgia Tech will add Juneteenth to its list of Institute-wide holidays. Juneteenth National Independence Day, which falls on a Sunday this year, will be observed on Monday, June 20.