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September Sciences Celebration: College Welcomes New Faculty, Honors Faculty Award Recipients and Math Scholarship Winner

The September Sciences Celebration, staged outdoors at Harrison Square on September 9, 2021 by the College of Sciences Office of the Dean, welcomed new faculty and presented 2020-2021 awards to a number of faculty and a fourth year student in the School of Mathematics. 

Get Tested. Get Vaccinated. Get Rewarded.

Georgia Tech is introducing new rewards to encourage individuals on campus to get vaccinated and test weekly.

How I Spent My Summer: NSF REUs Welcome Undergraduate Researchers

In 2022, all six schools in Georgia Tech's College of Sciences will offer a summer NSF Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) program. Students attending this year's REUs recount what they learned, and how it will impact their academic careers. 

Simple Linking of Units Gives Legged Robots New Way to Navigate Difficult Terrain

Researchers are working to develop simple, low-cost, legged robots capable of linking and unlinking to accomplish tasks, such as gap traversal, stair climbing, and object transport over uneven terrains.

Add One More Weapon to Cholera’s Deadly Arsenal

A team of interdisciplinary scientists from Georgia Tech led by Brian Hammer has found a previously unknown tool in the arsenal of cholera bacterium — a toxin that impairs a cell’s overall membrane and looks like none described prior.

Fiscal Year 2021 Roundup: College of Sciences Continues Research in Pandemic Year

In a fiscal year indelibly marked by the pandemic, College of Sciences researchers kept busy with projects and teaching, grant applications, and a number of significant funding wins. 

Jennifer Leavey, Carrie Shepler Named Assistant Deans

Leavey, named assistant dean for Faculty Mentoring in the College, is a principal academic professional in the School of Biological Sciences, director of the Georgia Tech Urban Honey Bee Project, and coordinator of science and sustainability educational activities for the College. Shepler, who joins the Dean’s Office as assistant dean for Teaching Effectiveness, also serves as principal academic professional in the School of Chemistry and Biochemistry, ​focusing primarily on undergraduate program initiatives.  

Laura Cadonati Named Associate Dean for Research

Cadonati, a professor in the School of Physics and director of the Center for Relativistic Astrophysics, has also held leadership positions in LIGO — including leading its data analysis and astrophysics division at the time of the discovery of gravitational waves, which led to the 2017 Nobel prize in Physics to the founders of the project.

National Cancer Survivor Month: Breast Cancer Q&A with Emily Alicea-Muñoz

June is National Cancer Survivor Month, an opportunity for the nearly 17 million cancer survivors across the country to tell their stories, celebrate milestones, and recognize those who have supported them along the way. Emily Alicea-Muñoz, academic professional in the School of Physics, shares her journey with breast cancer, advice for supporting loved ones living with cancer, and hopes for the future of cancer research.

National Cancer Survivor Month: Breast Cancer Q&A with Emily Alicea-Muñoz

June is National Cancer Survivor Month, an opportunity for the nearly 17 million cancer survivors across the country to tell their stories, celebrate milestones, and recognize those who have supported them along the way. Emily Alicea-Muñoz, academic professional in the School of Physics, shares her journey with breast cancer, advice for supporting loved ones living with cancer, and hopes for the future of cancer research.

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