Articles in the Student Kudos! Category
Here is a list of undergraduate courses to be offered in Spring 2013. Some last-minute changes are possible. Clusters are listed; remember that although some courses are listed as applicable to more than one cluster, you can apply each course toward only one cluster.
Biddle Intro Philosophy – 27663 – PHIL 2010 – JB PHIL
This course is a topics-based introduction to Western philosophy. We will examine some of the most fundamental issues of human existence, including the existence and nature of God; the nature of the mind and the mind-body problem; …
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Her participation in Georgia Tech’s Georgia Legislative Internship Program in the office of Senate Majority Leader Chip Rogers – a Tech alum – along with stints as a communications intern in Governor Nathan Deal’s office and later as a legislative aide to Sen. Rogers, served to deepen the political passion Merry Hunter Hipp has always had. That passion led her to seize a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity in August: serving on the whip team of the 2012 Republican National Convention (RNC) with the RNC page program.
“Because we’re in a red state, the …
Academic Advising, Curriculum, Student Kudos! »
Professors Breznitz and Isett received this message from a recent alum and agreed to share it:
Hi Drs. Breznitz and Isett,
I just wanted to send you a brief note to once again say thank you for all of the lessons and skills I learned in Task Force last year. I recently started work as a consultant with Capgemini Government Solutions in DC and realized that I would not have had a very strong start in the position if not for your class. This may be something that can only truly be …
Alumni Updates, Atlanta, Headline, Internships, Public Policy, Student Kudos! »
Tyler “TJ” Kaplan, a fourth year undergraduate student in the Ivan Allen College of Liberal Arts School of Public Policy, has been awarded the Eben Tisdale Public Policy Fellowship.
The fellowship consists of a $5,000 grant and a full-time, eight week public policy internship in Washington, DC with a high-tech company, firm or trade association, and weekly issues seminars hosted by Tisdale sponsors.
“I hope to gain an in depth understanding of how the lobbying process works in Washington, D.C. and establish a strong network of contacts there so that I can …
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BSPP student Graham Goldberg found out just before Thanksgiving that he was selected to participate in the Georgia Tech DC Internship Program, receiving a $5,000 stipend to cover his expenses for an unpaid internship in the nation’s capital next summer. He writes that “interning in Washington this summer will truly be a life-changing experience, and I cannot wait to apply much of what I have learned through Public Policy classes at Tech to real-life policy
The School contacted alums and other contacts in DC about Graham’s search for an internship, …
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You are invited to a Symposium, “Liam’s Legacy: Food, Sustainability, and Human Rights,” hosted by the Georgia Tech Honors Program.
Date: November 18, 2011
Location: Clary Theater, Bill Moore Student Success Center
A networking reception will begin a 3:00pm. The symposium is free and open to the public.
Keynote Address: “Organizing for Organics: Connecting Citizenship and Sustainability,” Alice Rolls, Executive Director, Georgia Organics
Peggy Barlett, Professor of Anthropology, Emory University
Nell Fry, Sustainability Coordinator, Georgia Tech Dining Services
Rashid Nuri, Founder, Truly Living Well Urban Farms
William Winders, Professor of Sociology, Georgia Tech
Scholarships/Awards, Student Kudos! »
reposted from IAC monthly newsletter
Nancy Galewski, who holds dual master’s degrees from Georgia Tech in Public Policy and City and Regional Planning, has been awarded a 2011 Fulbright Scholarship.
Galewski won the prestigious grant for her research proposal for developing community participation in urban service provisions in communities in Bolivia and Peru. She chose the cities of Cochabamba, Bolivia and Arequipa, Peru because both cities face similar difficulties with waste, water, and energy management, and both cities have dealt with anti-privatization demonstrations of basic urban services. Galewski will spend three months …