Three faculty members of the Ivan Allen College received awards at the 2014 Faculty and Staff Awards Luncheon on April 11 in the Student Center Ballroom. The annual honors luncheon recognizes faculty and staff who have received accolades and awards throughout the academic year.
The concept of the lukasa board, a cultural artifact of the Luba people in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, fell onto the fertile ground of Georgia Tech's Synaethetics Laboratory, better known as the “Synlab,” which the university established to explore opportunities provided by new media and to support creative practices that bridge the physical and digital words.
Technology, social sciences, and humanities worked hand in hand at the founding of Georgia Tech, and they are continuing to do so over 125 years later as the Ivan Allen College of Liberal Arts (IAC) reaches new strengths in support of the excellence of Georgia Tech as a top tier 21st century global university.
The University of Umeå, Sweden has conferred upon Knoespel a prestigious honorary doctorate recognizing his ongoing productive engagement with Swedish institutions of higher learning.
Madej was invited by Newton Lee, her collaborator on a book on Disney, Disney Stories: Getting to Digital. Lee, who teaches Game Design at Woodbury, runs the series and invited Madej.
In Fall 2013, PhD student Andy Quitmeyer taught a new experimental digital media class called Cybiotic Interaction. Georgia Tech’s Computational Media department set aside a section of LMC 3710 Principles of Interaction Design for PhD students to experiment with teaching digital interactions in the real-world.
At the end of the fall 2013 semester, the Emergent Game Group released trailers for the projects that they produced.
A remembrance by Janet Murray, professor in the Graduate Program in Digital Media
Aaron Santesso, associate professor in the School of Literature, Media, and Communication, was invited to a one-day symposium in New York, “Surveillance: What’s the Harm?” sponsored by the ACLU, Pen/America, and Fordham University’s Center for National Security.
Ph.D. Student Researcher Nettrice R. Gaskins Publishes Article on Advancing STEM Through Culture and Art
Gaskins' article appeared in the Fall Issue of Media-N journal.
Brittain Fellows and tenure line faculty presented panels and posters and read poetry at the 85th annual South Atlantic Modern Language Association (SAMLA) conference in Atlanta, November 8-10.
New graduates from the Georgia Tech Ivan Allen College of Liberal Arts earn the fifth highest starting salaries among those with degrees in Humanities and Social Sciences according to a new report by NerdWallet.