News Archive

Spring Sciences Celebration Honors Faculty and Staff Excellence

Joined by alumni and friends, the College of Sciences welcomes new professors, presents annual faculty honors alongside inaugural staff and research faculty awards in recognition of individual excellence and community accomplishments.

Construction to Begin on Science Square, Life Science Hub

An announcement from Georgia Advance Technology Ventures (GATV), a cooperative organization of Georgia Tech, and Trammell Crow Company (TCC), the project developer, shares details of what will become a major life science innovation hub for the Atlanta region.

Center for Teaching and Learning Recognizes Sciences Faculty for Educational Excellence

Nearly 50 College of Sciences faculty are receiving Center for Teaching and Learning awards for excellence in teaching.  

Female Founders Program Expands to Support Each Team with a $5,000 Award

Female Founders is open to startup teams that are founded or co-founded by women, with 25 chosen for each cohort. The program is open to all Georgia Tech students, community teams, and researchers from other institutions in the United States. Apply by April 7, 2022.

College of Sciences Advances in U.S. News Best Graduate School Rankings

U.S. News and World Report ranks all six College of Sciences schools among the best overall science programs in the nation for graduate studies. In the 2023 edition, Biology rises 17 places, Earth Sciences by 10, Mathematics by five, and Psychology by six. Specialty programs also take home high marks, with six in the top 20.

GTRI Graduate Student Fellowship Expands

In its second year, the fellowship is expanding to include all colleges across Georgia Tech.

Faculty and Students Honored with 2022 Sigma Xi Awards

College of Sciences faculty research papers and student theses are spotlighted by the Georgia Tech chapter of Sigma Xi, the Scientific Research Society.

Public Nights Return to the Georgia Tech Observatory

The next public night is March 10.

Week of Events Highlights Sustainable Development Goals

The campus community is invited to participate in a variety of events that increase awareness of and encourage actions that advance the 17 United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.

A Day With an Astronaut

NASA astronaut and alumnus Shane Kimbrough will spend Friday, March 4, on campus for a series of events. 




Experts in the News

  • Tales Of The Tongue

    A small but growing group of researchers is fascinated by an organ we often take for granted. We rarely think about how agile our own tongue needs to be to form words or avoid being bitten while helping us taste and swallow food. But that’s just the start of the tongue’s versatility across the animal kingdom. Without tongues, few if any terrestrial vertebrates could exist. The first of their ancestors to slither out of the water some 400 million years ago found a buffet stocked with new types of foods, but it took a tongue to sample them. The range of foods available to these pioneers broadened as tongues diversified into new, specialized forms — and ultimately took on functions beyond eating. This examination of how animal tongues shaped biological diversity includes research from David Hu, professor in the School of Biological Sciences and the School of Physics

    Science , May 25, 2023