Ivan Allen Prize, Black History Lecture, and Space Force
Researcher Anabelle Singer models an experimental visor and
earphones that play 40 Hertz light and sound. The device is in human testing as a
Alzheimer's treatment. Results from those tests are to be published in
studies separate from the current study in mice. Singer is an assistant professor
in the Wallace H. Coulter Department of Biomedical Engineering. Photo taken Feb. 3
by Allison Carter.
Members of the 2020 Inclusive
Leaders Academy check in for the program's kickoff and orientation at the
Wardlaw Center. The Academy is designed to support managers' career development by
creating opportunities to learn and grow, and to build a leadership community that
will transform the Institute's culture through practicing and modeling inclusive
excellence. Photo taken Feb. 4 by Allison Carter.
Georgia Tech President ÁngelCabrera, left presented
journalist Charlayne Hunter-Gault and business development director Hamilton E.
Holmes Jr. with the 2020
Ivan Allen Jr. Prize for Social Courage. Holmes accepted the award on behalf
of his father, Hamilton E. Holmes Sr. Hunter-Gault and Holmes were the first
African American students to attend the University of Georgia. Photo taken Feb. 5
by Allison Carter.
Works presented in an exhibition at the Robert C. Williams Museum of Papermaking
examine the storytelling techniques in different media including woodcuts,
engravings, comic strips, and graphic novels. Beyond Words: Visual Narratives
from the Block Book to the Graphic Novel runs through March 16. Photo
taken Feb. 10 by Evan Atkinson.
Former Tallahassee mayor and 2018 Democratic Florida
gubernatorial nominee Andrew Gillum delivered Georgia Tech's Black
History Month Lecture in the Student Center Ballroom. Photo taken Feb. 12 by
Jessica Howard, Georgia Tech Police Department crime
prevention officer, instructs Neha Narang and Charlotte Canavor in self-defense
techniques during the Girl Up at Georgia Tech safety seminar. The self-defense
class is offered twice a semester and by special
request for groups of 10 or more. Photo taken Feb. 12 by Christopher Moore.
Transfer Student Welcome, held Feb. 20, introduced spring
semester transfer students to Tech traditions, including wearing RAT caps. The
class of 273 transfer students consists of 70% Georgia residents, 21% first
generation college students, and 31% women. They represent 25 Georgia colleges and
20 U.S. states. Computer science is the largest major. Photo by Allison
Kevin Hagler, Georgia's commissioner of banking and finance,
addresses members of the Community Bankers Association of Georgia at the Enterprise Innovation Institute's
Advanced Technology Development Center (ATDC). More than 50 bankers from across
the state came to ATDC for a daylong financial
technology session where they met entrepreneurs with solutions and technologies
built to solve banking challenges. Photo taken Feb. 24 by Péralte Paul.
General John Raymond, the recently named chief of Space
Operations for the United States Space Force, spent
a day on campus talking space exploration and space policy with faculty,
researchers, and students from the Sam Nunn School of International Affairs; the
Center for International Strategy, Technology, and Policy; and the Daniel
Guggenheim School of Aerospace Engineering. Photo taken Feb. 24 by Christopher
Sunset after the rain. As February ended, Atlanta was on
track to have its second wettest month on record, behind only the 12.77 inches
that fell one month in 1961. Photo taken Feb. 25 by Hannah Kim.
Photography: Allison Carter, Rob Felt, and Christopher Moore
Writing/Editing: Victor Rogers, Stacy