Jun 01, 2013 -- Twelve sculptures installed on the Georgia Tech campus last week are part of a 15-piece international exhibition by various artists that is on loan to the Institute until June 2014. Three more sculptures will be installed during the next few weeks, including a soaring 50-foot steel piece titled “La Tour” by the internationally acclaimed, Chattanooga-based sculptor John Henry, who also is the curator for the exhibition.
Apr 29, 2013 -- With the implementation of the Georgia Tech Strategic Plan well underway, President G. P. “Bud” Peterson has appointed a group of faculty and staff under the leadership of Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost Rafael L. Bras to work alongside Institute leaders to continue the implementation of the strategies and goals outlined in the plan.
Apr 06, 2013 -- The Office of the Executive Vice President for Research has released a summary of the strategic plan-related projects and activities in which the EVPR’s Office is heavily involved or taking a lead.
Mar 17, 2013 -- At the end of the spring 2012 semester, the Strategic Plan Implementation Steering Committee (SPISC) concluded the successful effort of shepherding the work of 16 task forces developing initiatives for elements of Georgia Tech’s strategic plan. A report summarizing selected activities where the Office of the Provost is heavily involved or taking a lead is now available.
Feb 16, 2013 -- When it was released in August 2010, Georgia Tech’s Strategic Plan was a seedling that was just taking root. Building upon institutional strengths, it was intended to provide a structure for the next stage of Tech’s ascendancy as a global research university.
Feb 02, 2013 -- After several months of examining Georgia Tech’s practices for easing the integration of work and life, the Task Force on Family Friendly Policies is sharing its recommendations with the campus community.
Nov 13, 2012 -- When Georgia Tech released its 25-year strategic plan in 2010, the emphasis on growing Tech’s international presence and reputation was clear. In support of those aspirations, leadership within Office of the Provost has released its Global Positioning Strategy, a roadmap for how the Institute intends to pursue future international opportunities.
Nov 11, 2012 -- With a grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, the Georgia Institute of Technology will develop three massive open online courses (MOOCs) targeted at those who have yet to pursue or complete a college degree.
Jul 19, 2012 -- Clayton County leaders have begun development of a new strategic plan intended to guide the county’s economic development efforts during the years ahead. This eight-step planning process, which kicked off with a community forum July 19 at Clayton State University, is being facilitated by economic development specialists from the Georgia Institute of Technology.
Jun 23, 2012 -- As part of Georgia Tech’s strategic initiative to foster and support a campus culture where the arts can thrive, Provost and Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs Rafael L. Bras has announced the creation of an Office of the Arts and a faculty-led Council of the Arts.
Jun 16, 2012 -- Professor Tim Lieuwen will become executive director of Georgia Tech's Strategic Energy Institute, where he expects to be a "systems integrator" bringing together the many elements of Georgia Tech science, engineering, computing and policy research to address the planet's most pressing energy challenges.
Feb 05, 2012 -- TechArts aims to enrich the student experience, develop the campus and its neighborhood as a vibrant live-work-learn-play environment, and advance scientific research at the nexus of technology and the arts.
Feb 04, 2012 -- Members of the Georgia Tech community recently received a preview for many of the ideas intended to push the Institute closer to realizing its vision as the technological research university of the 21st century.
Feb 04, 2012 -- From a 3-D drawing experience that incorporates artificial intelligence to a competition that features cutting-edge musical instruments such as a partially edible toy piano, there will be something for every arts lover on campus the week of Feb. 13.
Aug 20, 2011 -- To guide the institutional efforts going forward, a newly formed Strategic Plan Implementation Steering Committee has been charged with overseeing the implementation of the current plan-related projects, such as those mentioned above, as well as future projects.
Jul 23, 2011 -- For the third consecutive year, the Georgia Institute of
Technology has been recognized on The Chronicle of Higher Education’s 2011
“Great Colleges To Work For” Honor Roll. Tech was the only four-year public
institution in Georgia to receive the recognition.
May 07, 2011 -- As part of an ongoing effort to foster innovation and entrepreneurship within its campus community, the Georgia Institute of Technology has announced the creation of three new programs that will complement several well-established initiatives.
Apr 09, 2011 -- To leverage existing research expertise and resources in support of
strategic Institute initiatives, Executive Vice President for Research
Stephen Cross has announced the formation of the Institute for
Electronics and Nanotechnology (IEN). The new interdisciplinary research
institute consolidates multiple electronics and nanotechnology research
centers and related programs into an organization designed to enhance
support for rapidly growing programs spanning biomedicine, materials,
electronics and nanotechnology.
Jan 31, 2011 -- To support the strategic plan’s focus on faculty-led, interdisciplinary and transformative research, Executive Vice President for Research Steve Cross has announced the launch of the Institute for People and Technology (IPaT).
Jan 05, 2011 -- Earlier this month, Provost Rafael L. Bras announced the creation of a committee that will review options and formulate strategies for the creation of an X-College, one of the ideas that sprouted from the yearlong strategic planning process.
Jan 05, 2011 -- With the renewed emphasis on global engagement articulated in Georgia Tech’s new strategic plan, Institute leadership has formed an advisory group that will provide additional focus in forging future international partnerships.
Dec 15, 2010 -- The Georgia Institute of Technology has announced the creation of the Center for 21st Century Universities, to be directed by former Georgia Tech College of Computing Dean Rich DeMillo. Source: Office of Communications
Nov 27, 2010 -- Georgia Institute of Technology is expanding its campus in
the northeast region of the country with a new resource center for industry and
academic research laboratories.
The Lafayette Institute will be built at Georgia Tech-Lorraine
in Metz, which is celebrating its 20th anniversary at the forefront of global engineering
education and research.
Sep 20, 2010 -- A new partnership between the Woodruff Arts Center and the Georgia Institute of Technology will give Tech students unlimited access to the arts in Atlanta at a deeply discounted rate. By purchasing a season pass for just $20, Tech students will have access to all exhibitions at the High Museum of Art and all performances of the Alliance Theatre and Atlanta Symphony through May 31, 2011.