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Ten Georgia Tech students were selected for the 2022 Millennium Fellowship, a joint leadership program of the Millennium Campus Network (MCN) and the United Nations Academic Impact (UNAI).
Four College of Sciences students are included in the class, a joint leadership program between the Millennium Campus Network (MCN) and United Nations Academic Impact. 
A research enclosure at the Oak Ridge National Laboratory's SPRUCE facility in northern Minnesota. (Photo Joel Kostka)
School of Biological Sciences Professor Joel Kostka’s decade of research in Minnesota peatlands has received a boost from a new Department of Energy grant, set to explore how science can address climate change with emphasis on the breakdown of lignin, plant-derived compounds that store much of Earth’s soil carbon, and may be used as sustainable energy sources  
Brookhaven Family Dentistry owner Dr. Andrew Kokabi presents Huntley Hills Elementary Principal Mia Ford with a check from his practice's "Brighten Your Smile, Better Your World" campaign. (Photo Brookhaven Family Dentistry)
Andrew Kokabi, B.S. BIO 2000, credits Georgia Tech for his work ethic and community service goals, sharing that a sciences degree can boost students’ opportunities in medical school.  
Yellow Jackets
Georgia Tech researchers are studying the highly social behavior of yellow jackets.
Abigal Neuman - Great Cycle Challenge
This month, one Georgia Tech student is taking her personal story and turning it into a way to support research for childhood cancer.
Field-mediated locomotor dynamics on highly deformable surfaces
Physicists are using small wheeled robots to better understand indirect mechanical interactions, how they play a role in active matter, and how we can control them. Their findings are recently published in the The Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS).
A rehearsal for "The Mold That Changed the World" musical. (Photo Charades Theater Company).
A touring musical celebrating the man who gave us penicillin is inviting local scientists to join the chorus for its Atlanta shows — and School of Biological Sciences Associate Professor Brian Hammer is ready for showtime.   


Aug to Dec
01 to 09
Art and research exhibition showcasing photography, paintings, creative writing, and research papers, related to the theme: SDG 5, Gender Equality.
Laura Schmitt Olabisi, a professor in the Department of Community Sustainability at Michigan State University, will give her talk entitled “Addressing Social-Ecological Problems Through Participatory Systems Modeling​​​​​​​.”
How teaching arts and geometry empowers a holistic experience in the classroom that positively change how students observe and engage with the world around them.
Featuring Steven Johnson, Professor of Applied Mathematics and Physics, MIT
Katy Graham, President’s postdoctoral researcher and incoming assistant professor in civil and environmental engineering, will give her talk entitled “Wastewater-based Epidemiology for Public Health: The Covid-19 Pandemic and Beyond.”
Greg Gibson, Tom and Marie Patton Chair and professor of Biological Sciences and fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, will give his talk entitled “Integrating genes and the environment into predictive health.”