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  • Ivan Allen College Archive Project Receives Nearly $100,000 from NEH

    January 15, 2020

    Todd Michney at DILAC

    The Ivan Allen Archive Project at the Georgia Institute of Technology has received a two-year, $99,991 grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities to fund the integration of large-scale text processing and data visualization capabilities into the open-source Omeka platform.

  • Celebrating Science Fiction Writer Isaac Asimov’s Influence at Georgia Tech

    December 31, 2019

    Stock image of a robot

    Jan. 2 marks the 100th anniversary of the birth of influential science fiction author Isaac Asimov, whose hard-science approach to his craft sparked the imaginations of countless writers and scientists. In recent years, Asimov’s birthday has also become known as “Science Fiction Day.” In celebration of this centennial, we are taking a look at how Asimov influenced Georgia Institute of Technology faculty and students, and also offer a selection of Asimov-themed reading suggestions for Science Fiction Day.

  • llya Kaminsky is One of the World's Top Poets, and He Teaches at Georgia Tech

    November 20, 2019

    Ilya Kaminsky

    Ilya Kaminsky, the Margaret T. and Henry C. Bourne, Jr. Chair in Poetry, has been on the faculty of the Georgia Institute of Technology for a little over a year now. In that time, he’s published a highly-acclaimed volume of poems, received the prestigious Academy of American Poets Fellowship, and now is a finalist for a National Book Award, one of the top literary prizes in the United States.

  • Restoring Data's Sense of Place

    October 23, 2019

    Yanni Loukissas in the Map Room

    Assistant Professor Yanni Loukissas brings an architect's sense of place to data, arguing that "data aren't placeless."