A History of Women at Georgia Tech
In their century-long tenure at Tech, women haven't shied away from making history. Some of the most meaningful milestones are catalogued below.
The Month in Photos: March 2022
Astronaut Shane Kimbrough Visits, InVenture Prize, and Guthman Musical Instrument Competition
After two rounds of preliminary competition, the teams aiming to bring home the 2022 Georgia Tech InVenture Prize title have been chosen. The finalists will compete in a rapid-fire televised pitch competition on Wednesday, March 16, at 7:30 p.m. at Georgia Tech's Ferst Center for the Arts. The competition will be aired live on Georgia Public Broadcasting and online at inventureprize.gatech.edu.
The Month in Photos: February 2022
Public Nights at Georgia Tech Observatory, Track and Field, and Grad Fest
Georgia Tech's mission is to develop leaders and advance technology that improves the human condition. Across campus, Black students, faculty, and staff are excelling in research, teaching, entrepreneurship, athletics, and many other areas. Their stories and voices remind us of the importance of diversity and inclusion at the Institute that began 60 years ago with the matriculation of Georgia Tech's first Black students. Through courage, conviction, vision, and leadership, Black Yellow Jackets are a vital part of our future at Georgia Tech and throughout the world.
The Month in Photos: January 2022
Snow Day, Symptomatic Testing, and Swimming
The Month in Photos: December 2021
Basketball, Secretary of Commerce Visit, and Commencement
Academic regalia, also known as the “cap and gown,” varies according to the degree conferred and the level of scholarship attained. The bachelor’s gown is a simple robe that covers the entire body. The master’s gown has longer, closed sleeves. The doctoral robe usually is the most elaborate; it is made of velvet, has three stripes on the arms, and includes a hood.
The Class of 1934 Distinguished Professor Award recognizes outstanding achievement in teaching, research, and service. It is the highest honor given to a Georgia Tech professor. Created in 1984 by the Class of 1934 in observance of its 50th reunion, the award is presented to an active professor who has made significant, long-term contributions — contributions that have brought widespread recognition to the professor, to their school, and to the Institute. The award includes a stipend of $20,000.