Jul 13, 2014 -- The one-year run of Georgia Tech’s Engineered Art: An International Sculpture Exhibit will come to an end in August, when seven of the 15 pieces will be shipped to Canada. With support from the Georgia Tech Arts Advisory Board, however, the other eight will remain on permanent display.
Jun 29, 2014 -- Sixteen students from around the country are participating in a 10-week paid internship program showing non-profits and government agencies how they can use data to tackle social and societal problems.
Jun 02, 2014 -- Following a national search, Georgia Tech has named a leader for its Office of the Arts. Rafael L. Bras, provost and executive vice president for Academic Affairs, and William Schafer, vice president for Student Affairs, are pleased to announce the appointment of A. Madison Cario as the director of the Office of the Arts at Georgia Tech effective August 4, 2014.
Mar 30, 2014 -- As part of the 10-year reaffirmation of its accreditation, Georgia Tech has selected a Quality Enhancement Plan (QEP) for student learning. The QEP will focus on learning anchored in real-world sustainability problems.
Mar 26, 2014 -- Paperwork, reports, and financials – these are the ‘necessities' that take precious time away from your research, productivity and progress. Georgia Tech is launching a new solution to ease the burden for its research community — MyResearchPortal.
Feb 16, 2014 -- The 10-year reaffirmation of Georgia Tech’s accreditation is in full swing, with a major component — the selection of a Quality Enhancement Plan (QEP) for Student Learning — being addressed right now.
Dec 11, 2013 -- In partnership with the Institute's leadership team, the Strategic Planning Advisory Group has released some of its initial feedback on the implementation of the Institute's Strategic Plan.
Nov 10, 2013 -- One of the most significant goals in Georgia Tech’s long-term strategic plan is to sustain and enhance excellence in scholarship and research, which means that Tech has to have the resources to attract and retain the very best faculty, at all levels, from around the nation and the world — not only for a fleeting moment, but also for the foreseeable future.
Sep 15, 2013 -- A group of faculty and staff spent part of their summer working on an important initiative that comes around every 10 years: Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS) reaffirmation.
Sep 02, 2013 -- From President Barack Obama mentioning Georgia Tech’s new online Master’s Degree in Computer Science in a speech in Buffalo, N.Y., to Nick Selby’s Convocation speech going viral, Georgia Tech seems to be on the tip of everyone’s tongue lately.
Jul 07, 2013 -- Town halls — open to anyone interested in attending one of the three sessions — will be held this Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday to introduce the project to campus and generate discussion. Attendees will hear about the project’s goals and objectives and how they can participate in the process.
Jun 02, 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 30, 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 07, 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 18, 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 17, 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 03, 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 14, 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 12, 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 20, 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 24, 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 17, 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.
Jun 03, 2012 -- The committee charged with providing guidance and encouragement for the projects emerging from Georgia Tech’s 25-year strategic plan marked the end of its first year with a day of presentations that articulated how members of the Tech community envision what it means to be the technological research university of the 21st century.
Feb 06, 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 05, 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 05, 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 21, 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 24, 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 08, 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 10, 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.
Feb 01, 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 06, 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 06, 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
Dec 16, 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 28, 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 21, 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.