The Link Between Transit Use and Early Covid-19 Cases
Georgia Tech researchers have completed the first published study on the link between America’s mass transit use and Covid-19 cases at the beginning of the pandemic. The study found that cities with high-usage public transportation systems displayed higher per capita Covid-19 incidence.
Covid-Era Birth Data Shows Significant Drop in Premature Cesarean, Induced Deliveries
The recent Georgia Tech study is the first to examine pandemic-era birth data at scale. The research raises questions about medical interventions in pregnancy and whether some decisions by doctors may result in unnecessary preterm deliveries.
Georgia Tech Will See No Tuition Increase Next Year
This is the fifth time in seven years that the Board of Regents has approved keeping tuition costs flat across most institutions in the university system. The Board also approved eliminating a mandatory Special Institutional Fee charged since 2009 to students systemwide.
Students Apply Lessons in Real Time as Russia Invades Ukraine
News reports are coming out in droves, and it can seem difficult — if not overwhelming — to try and make sense of what is happening. Students have said that being able to discuss important, sometimes difficult-to-understand topics with their peers and professors has helped them gain a better grasp on current events.
It’s been in the works for more than a decade, and now construction will officially begin. The Science Square development will be a mixed-use innovation community that includes commercial lab space as well as residential real estate and retail opportunities.
Carotid Artery Closure Device Wins ACC InVenture Prize
Team carSEAL is finally bringing the ACC InVenture Prize trophy back to Georgia Tech. The group of five biomedical engineering undergraduates has won the sixth edition of the ACC InVenture Prize competition, beating out teams of student innovators from across the Atlantic Coast Conference and earning $15,000 to develop their device.
Tech Sends Two Teams to ACCelerate Festival
The annual festival is a celebration of creative exploration and innovative research happening at the intersection of science, engineering, arts, and design. One Tech team is building a digital recreation of the Bloody Sunday incident in Selma, Alabama; the other is using biometric data to create artistic visualizations.
The Georgia Tech community is always deeply saddened to lose one of its own. In 2001, a group of concerned students, faculty, and staff realized the community did not have a way to collectively honor those who pass away — and so, a new tradition began. Today’s event will honor 20 members of the campus community.