C-PIES News Archive

Andrea L. Laliberte's vision will come to life, promoting awareness and public recognition of the history of Georgia Tech women in a visually compelling way.
Set to open this fall, a permanent tribute will celebrate an inaugural group of 70 graduates, as well as 98 women and events with historical significance to the Institute.
Georgia Tech postdoctoral scholars (postdocs), Avery Davis Bell, Ida Su, and Nicole Hellessey share how they navigated different challenges during their educational career and how these experiences have shaped their perspectives on life and work. 
Lewis Wheaton (Photo: Jess Hunt-Ralston)
Five Georgia Tech faculty members have been selected for the 2024 ACC Academic Leaders Network (ACC ALN) Fellows program. The ALN program is designed to foster cross-institutional networking and collaboration between ACC schools, while increasing the academic leadership capacity within each institution.  
Stephanie Reikes, a lecturer in the School of Mathematics.
More than 500 Georgia Tech students have taken advantage of the self-guided, online math and statistics courses designed by faculty and students from the School of Mathematics and the School of Psychology. Also open to the public, the courses were created to provide free extra support for students who may need it — at Georgia Tech and beyond.
Postdocs push the boundaries of what is possible in a variety of fields. However, despite their significant role in academic institutions, there are many misconceptions surrounding the role of a postdoc.
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With goals to boost science, engineering, and computing Ph.D. researchers from underserved populations, UCEM grows in 2023 to include students from Schools of Biological Sciences, Earth and Atmospheric Sciences, Mathematics, and Physics. 
Please join the Center for Promoting the Inclusion and Equity in the Sciences (C-PIES) in congratulating Stephanie Reikes, Greg Mayer, and Bekki George for being selected as the recipients of the 2023-2024 College of Sciences Inclusive Excellence Faculty Fellowship.
Breanna Shi
Shi provides her techniques for cultivating a positive and productive mentor-mentee connection. 
Autumn Peterson and William Ratcliff
For the second consecutive year, a Georgia Tech student and their advisor have been awarded a Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) Gilliam Fellowship for Advanced Study.
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Raquel Lieberman has received new NIH support for long-running research into myocilin, a protein linked to childhood glaucoma. The professor and Sepcic Pfeil Endowed Chair in the School of Chemistry and Biochemistry is joined by Ph.D. student Gwen Thomas in the search for research answers — and effort to increase access and representation in the sciences.  
Clockwise from top left: Ashley, Hardawar, Pereira, Morain, Platt, Lancaster, Yeboah.
New Council members will build on a mission of advocating for the diverse community of staff within the College of Sciences and its six schools   
Atlanta Science Festival attendees engaged in a demonstration. Credit: Atlanta Science Festival.
For STEAM enthusiasts across Atlanta, the month of March is a highlight of the year for one big reason: the Atlanta Science Festival. We spoke with some of the event organizers and presenters to get a sneak peek at what this year's festival will have to offer.