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Scialog® announces winners of $1.1 million for "Signatures of Life in the Universe" program.
The duo of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences associate professors are among 20 Scialog® winners of $1.1 million in funding from four organizations, including NASA, for new approaches that could transform our understanding of the habitability of planets. Glass and Reinhard are also among AGU’s latest cohort of annual awardees. 
Controlled Wildland Burn
A $1 million award from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency will help researchers develop tactics to protect children from harmful emissions from controlled wildland burns. The initiative will provide equipment and new communications approaches in middle and high schools in Albany and Columbus, Ga., and Phenix City, Ala. 
Lewis Wheaton
Eight College of Sciences faculty and staff members were honored at a Sept. 15th event sponsored by Insititute Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, for their work on efforts to expand representation and inclusiveness at Georgia Tech. 
College of Sciences Dean Susan Lozier welcomes guests to the September Sciences Celebration (Photo Renay San Miguel)
The September Sciences Celebration, staged outdoors at Harrison Square on September 9, 2021 by the College of Sciences Office of the Dean, welcomed new faculty and presented 2020-2021 awards to a number of faculty and a fourth year student in the School of Mathematics. 
EcoCommons Grass
Bringing together a wide range of local and global experts to showcase climate change solutions, the event will be held in a fully virtual, online format for the second year due to the pandemic.
Honey Bee Pollen Pellet
New research led by Georgia Tech’s College of Engineering finds that honey bees have developed a way to transform pollen particles into a viscoelastic pellet, allowing them to transport pollen efficiently, quickly, and reliably to their hive. The study also suggests the insects remove pollen from their bodies at speeds 2-10 times slower than their typical grooming speeds.
Free t-shirts and local restaurant discounts are popping up at Tech's Covid-19 vaccine clinics and asymptomatic surveillance testing sites on campus.
Georgia Tech is introducing new rewards to encourage individuals on campus to get vaccinated and test weekly.
Kathryn (Katie) Wendorf MacGillivray
Three Ph.D. students — two of them from the College of Sciences — will make up the inaugural cohort of a new Georgia Tech training program designed to give biomedical researchers a deeper dive into quantatitive data sciences. 
Joshua Weitz (Photo Joshua Weitz)
Joshua Weitz, School of Biological Sciences professor and Tom and Marie Patton Chair heads to France to hold Blaise Pascal International Chair of Excellence, continue virus research, and teach.
Students attending the Aquatic Chemical Ecology REU prepare for poster session presentations July 20. (Photo Renay San Miguel)
In 2022, all six schools in Georgia Tech's College of Sciences will offer a summer NSF Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) program. Students attending this year's REUs recount what they learned, and how it will impact their academic careers. 
2021 Regents Professors and Regents Researchers
The University System of Georgia (USG) Board of Regents (BOR) appointed 12 Georgia Tech faculty members to Regents Professors and Regents Researchers.