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LTC Reese and Major Pauls

Joint Perspectives on 21st Century Security Challenges Panel Discussion

April 24, 2014 — Organized as part of the Georgia Tech Initiative on Strategy, Technology, and the US Military, which aims to strengthen Georgia Tech’s partnerships with the US military and to further research and educational programs on critical security-related topics.

Jordan Sturgis

MSIA Student Jordan Sturgis Awarded Two Prestigious Fellowships

April 24, 2014 — MSIA student Jordan Sturgis has been awarded two prestigious fellowships for the upcoming year: a Boren Fellowship and a State Department Title VIII Fellowship. Boren Fellowships provide graduate students the opportunity to add an important international and language component to their graduate education through specialization in area study, language study, or increased language proficiency, with a maximum award of $30,000. The Title VIII Program, administered by the Bureau of Intelligence and Research, provides funding for research and language training to American scholars and students for the study of Eastern Europe and Eurasia.

Whyte and Garver

The China Research Center Annual Lecture 2014: “The Paradox of Communists Effectively Promoting Capitalism”

April 17, 2014 — Professor Martin Whyte gave a talk at Georgia Tech on April 11, 2014 discussing his research on Chinese attitudes toward income inequality and distributive justice. The event was hosted by the Sam Nunn School of International Affairs, the Center for International Strategy, Technology, and Policy (CISTP), the Georgia Tech School of History, Technology, and Society, and the China Research Center. Introductory remarks were provided by Nunn School Professor John Garver.  

Abbas Milani

Milani Speaks on Iran Nuclear Strategy

April 16, 2014 — Professor Abbas Milani of Stanford University engaged Georgia Tech students and faculty in a dialogue on Iran’s nuclear program on April 14, 2014. Professor Milani’s visit was sponsored by the Ivan Allen College of Liberal Arts, with the nuclear program discussion facilitated by the Center for International Strategy, Technology, and Policy (CISTP) and the Sam Nunn School of International Affairs. Nunn School Assistant Professor Margaret Kosal served as event moderator.

GT Model UN Team

GT Model United Nations Emerges Victorious

April 8, 2014 — Sponsored by the Sam Nunn School of International Affairs, the Georgia Tech Model United Nations (GTMUN) Competitive Team keeps up the momentum at a recent competition, MUN-E II, hosted by Emory University. After receiving a spot in the top 75 North American teams ranking by Best Delegate, GTNMUN spent April 3-6th at Emory University competing in Emory’s Model United Nations crisis competitions. 

Woodall at Kobe

Woodall Participates in US-Japan Collaboration

April 4, 2014 — Dr. Brian Woodall represented Georgia Tech at a US-Japan academia-industry research collaboration forum sponsored by Kobe University.

Kosal Flag

Kosal to Serve on FBI Working Group on Big Data, Life Sciences, & National Security

April 1, 2014 — Nunn School Assistant Professor Margaret E. Kosal has been invited to serve as an expert on an FBI-sponsored working group looking at scientific and technological advancements in big data and analytics, applications of this field to different life science fields, and potential benefits or risks to national and international security.

Dr. Salomone with Alumni

Salomone Chosen "Teacher of the Year"

April 1, 2014 — The Ivan Allen College Undergraduate Student Advisory Board (SAB), with the financial support of the college and each of the schools, has this year instituted a new annual prize: Teacher of the Year. The prize consists of a medal and a financial award of $1,000.  One prize goes to a tenure-track faculty member and another to a non-tenure-track faculty member based on various factors, but especially teaching evaluations for courses taught during the previous year. The students selected Mike Salomone (INTA) as Teacher of the Year in the tenure track category. 

Lautenbacher and Borowitz

Space Policy and Weather Satellites: A Practical Perspective

March 28, 2014 — Conrad C. Lautenbacher, Ph.D., Vice Admiral (USN Ret.) delivered a talk to Georgia Tech faculty and students on March 26, 2014, facilitated by the Center for International Strategy, Technology, and Policy (CISTP) and Nunn School Assistant Professor Mariel Borowitz. 

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