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  • Reflections: As he steps down as chair of the Nunn School, Joe Bankoff looks back on 47 years involvement with Georgia Tech

    August 8, 2019

    At the end of June 2019, Joseph E. Bankoff transitioned from chair of the Sam Nunn School of International Affairs to the role of professor of the practice. The change capped seven years of leadership that, in collaboration with faculty, brought cohesion, identity, partnerships, and a stronger reputation for the School both on campus and beyond. The School has expanded Georgia Tech’s influence nationally and globally, and furthered its capacity to facilitate innovative learning, research, and scholarship.

  • Rubin Appointed International Institute for Strategic Studies Fellow

    August 7, 2019

    Lawrence Rubin, an associate professor in the Sam Nunn School of International Affairs, was recently appointed as the Associate Fellow at International Institute for Strategic Studies (IISS). Rubin will be working out of its DC office focusing on the Middle East and non-proliferation issues.  

  • Summer Schooled on Human-Centered AI

    August 6, 2019

    The Association for Computer Machinery's Special Interest Group on Computer Human Interaction (ACM SIGCHI)-sponsored summer school on Expanding the Horizons of Human-Centered AI (HCAI), which took place at the India Habitat Centre in New Delhi, concluded on July 27. In the school's last four days, we journeyed through several diverse perspectives on AI, human-centeredness in AI, and the challenges and opportunities that designing for human-centered AI entails.

  • A Final Note from the EU Study Abroad Program

    July 25, 2019

    We are in the homestretch of our ten-week program and one of the many highlights this year is the sheer number of anniversary events that we marked as well as a few “firsts” for the EU program: the centennial of the Treaty of Versailles and as our first update mentioned, our group participated in the commemorations at the Palace of Versailles on June 28th.

  • International Affairs EU Study Abroad Program Exposes Students to Intercultural Learning

    June 24, 2019

    From Argentina to South Korea, study abroad season is in full swing at the Ivan Allen College as our students participate in a myriad of interdisciplinary programs all over the globe.

    Students in the Sam Nunn School of International Affairs’ European Union Program have enjoyed an especially exciting trip as they visited the EU Parliament in Strasbourg, France during the institution’s recent elections. 

  • 13 Global Development Students are Finalists and Winners at Ideas2Serve 2019

    May 22, 2019

    Students in the INTA/ME 4744 Global Development Capstone course (taught every Spring by Prof. Neha Kumar) presented their research at the annual, campus-wide Ideas to Serve (I2S) competition this past April. All four teams (of 12 students) were chosen to be finalists on the Problem Discovery track, while three of them also won awards — winning second and third place, and the special MBA award.

  • An Age of Empowerment: Neha Kumar

    May 14, 2019

    Kumar’s work looks at mobile technologies and how they are designed for and adopted in underserved communities around the world, specifically in India and diverse rural contexts.