Each year the Center for Engineering Education and Diversity works with approximately 4,000 students, helping them with their academic goals and financial needs through a wide variety of programs. After nearly two full decades, CEED has created a new, permanent space for its students to study, relax, chat, or simply call home.
Inside the High-Stakes Race to Test Covid-19 Tests
The New York Times highlights how a group of researchers in Atlanta has played a key, but largely hidden, role in getting Covid-19 tests into the hands of Americans, working with the National Institutes of Health and the Food and Drug Administration.
Using 70 years of tornado damage data, two Georgia Tech students developed a proprietary model to help homeowners access financial support immediately following the devastation of a tornado. With the $20,000 winnings, Team Sola hopes to start partnering with some of America’s major insurance companies.
After two rounds of preliminary competition, the teams aiming to bring home the 2022 Georgia Tech InVenture Prize title have been chosen. The finalists will compete for $35,000 in prizes tonight at 7:30 p.m. in the Ferst Center for the Arts in a rapid-fire televised pitch competition that is broadcast live on Georgia Public Broadcasting.
Between crafting the right schedule and making sure selected courses satisfy program requirements, the registration process takes time and effort. This year, students can anticipate an improved experience following a recent upgrade to Banner 9.
Anti-war Movement in Russia May be ‘Wishful Thinking’
Media outlets report that thousands of anti-war activists have been arrested in Russia as the Ukraine conflict continues. Whether these protests will grow into a movement powerful enough to influence the Russian government to end the war remains to be seen, but this hope may be “wishful thinking,” according to political sociologist Kate Pride Brown.
Campus Climate Survey Seeks Feedback on Lived Experiences
Beginning March 14, Institute Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion and the Office of Academic Effectiveness will invite students, faculty, and staff to participate in the Campus Climate Survey, which is designed to gauge the Institute’s progress on building an inclusive community where everyone feels respected and valued.