Mon., August 13, 2012 5:25am
A new certificate program at Georgia Tech is teaching health and humanitarian organizations how to better manage and move their supplies. One of the program’s creators pointed to the challenges of getting help to victims of recent disasters, like the tsunami in Japan and southeast Asia, the earthquake in Haiti and Hurricane Katrina.
Wed., August 8, 2012 10:28am
Georgia Tech is one of five schools to receive federal grants for researching new ways to improve air quality and to track the effectiveness of pollution control measures. Georgia Tech is supposed to develop a system for estimating and minimizing the impacts of prescribed burning on air quality, particularly in Georgia.
Wed., July 18, 2012 3:40pm
A former Georgia Tech student has pleaded guilty after prosecutors accused him of hacking into the school's computer system to change his grades. The state attorney general's office says Shayan Panjwani pleaded guilty Wednesday in Fulton County Superior Court to two counts of computer trespass.
Mon., July 16, 2012 11:00am
Atlanta's city council is forming a task force to address crimes against students on college campuses in the city. City Council President Ceasar Mitchell called for the task force, saying it's imperative that a plan is formulated to keep students safe when they return to school.
Thu., June 21, 2012 11:24am
Georgia Tech is testing new products designed for aging baby boomers. The project is called Homelab. Currently launched in 100 homes statewide, the project plans to expand to over 500 homes within three years.
Wed., June 20, 2012 6:25pm
Georgia Tech's basketball team has bounced back on the NCAA's Academic Progress Report. The report released Wednesday shows improvement for the basketball team, which lost a scholarship last year due to academic performance for the second time in three years.
Thu., May 24, 2012 9:00am
The Goizueta Foundation is providing a $5 million grant for Georgia Tech to encourage Hispanic K-12 students to get involved in science, technology, engineering and math fields.
Wed., May 23, 2012 3:13pm
The education partnership agreement will create more educational opportunities for employees. Research will also increase. The
Fri., May 18, 2012 6:28am
A Georgia Tech fraternity has been suspended for two years after reports of a hazing. The Gamma Eta Chapter of Beta Theta Pi fraternity will lose its house on campus and more as a result of an incident last month.
Thu., May 10, 2012 6:57am
The University System of Georgia has approved pay large increases for the presidents of the state’s top public institutions. The trustees’ approval of deferred compensation will double the salary of the University of Georgia’s president.