Recent News

Current News and Events

  • Museum Studies Class Debuts New Exhibit

    Stone Mountain

    April 24, 2018

    Students in HTS 3100, Introduction to Museum Studies, will be hosting an opening to their exhibit "Between a Rock and a Hard Place: The Controversial History of Stone Mountain" on April 24th.
  • Steve Usselman and Renee Shelby Receive IAC Legacy Awards

    Steve Usselman DAA

    April 20, 2018

    Congratulations to Dr. Steve Usselman and Renee Shelby on their 2018 Ivan Allen College Legacy Awards.
  • Undergraduate Research Forum and Phi Alpha Theta Initiation

    HSOC Research Symposium

    April 3, 2018

    Save the date for the Undergraduate Research Forum and the Phi Alpha Theta initiation luncheon on April 16th.
  • "Representing the Life of an Outstanding Chinese Aeronautical Engineer"

    Krige Article

    April 3, 2018

    This new article by John Krige examines Jiao Tong University's Qian Xuesen exhibition through the lens of transnational history.
  • HSOC Alumni-Major Networking Event

    HSOC Networking Night

    April 3, 2018

    All alums and students in the School of History and Sociology are invited to this networking reception.
  • Serve-Learn-Sustain Studio Session

    Serve, Learn, Sustain

    March 29, 2018

    In a studio session co-facilitated by community partners, Todd Michney will discuss the course design and community-based aspects of his class, "Semester in the City.”
  • Talk by Gary Powers, Jr.

    Gary Powers, Jr. talk

    March 26, 2018

    Interested in the Cold War? Attend this talk on April 5th.
  • Global Change Program Launch

    Global Change Program Launch

    March 16, 2018

    The Global Change Program creates opportunities for Georgia Tech faculty, students, and staff to design and implement solutions to a host of problems at the intersection of environmental, social, and economic systems.
  • Michney Wins DILAC Award

    Todd Michney

    March 16, 2018

    Congratulations to Todd Michney for winning a $25,000 grant from the IAC’s Digital Integrative Liberal Arts Center (DILAC) to continue his work digitizing Ivan Allen’s archives.
  • Todd Michney Wins Serve, Learn, Sustain Award

    Todd Michney

    March 6, 2018

    Michney has been awarded the SLS Award for Excellence in Community-Engaged Sustainability Teaching. Congratulations!
  • Congratulations to Jonah Bea-Taylor

    Jonah Bea-Taylor

    March 6, 2018

    Jonah Bea-Taylor successfully defended his doctoral dissertation, “Flood Control and Metropolitan Development in Houston, Miami, and Tampa, 1935 - 1985.”
  • Race, Biomedicine, and Reproductive Justice

    Racebiomed Talk

    March 6, 2018

    Join the Black Feminist Think Tank and the Working Group on Race and Racism in Contemporary Biomedicine for this dialogue with Loretta Ross and Whitney Robinson.
  • Graduate Student Paper Competition Winners Honored

    Ivan Allen College Graduate Paper Competition Winners

    March 1, 2018

    Three Ivan Allen College of Liberal Arts graduate students were recognized at the Career, Research, and Innovation Development Conference (CRIDC) awards ceremony on Feb 9, 2018 for their award-winning essays in the college’s Graduate Paper Conference.

  • Jonah Bea-Taylor PhD Defense

    Jonah Bea-Taylor

    February 27, 2018

    Next Monday in the Mel at 9am Jonah will be presenting his thesis titled “Flood Control and Metropolitan Development in Houston, Miami, and Tampa, 1935-1985”.
  • Congratulations to Kayleigh Haskin


    February 27, 2018

    Kayleigh has been chosen as this year’s Bellon Award winner, which recognizes a student who has distinguished themselves in leadership, academics, research and personal integrity.
  • Meeting of the Undergraduate Public Health Association

    Undergraduate Public Health Association

    February 26, 2018

    The first meeting of the Undergraduate Public Health Association (UPHA) will be Thursday, March 1st. All are welcome.
  • Examining Sports' "Concussion Crises" Workshop

    Concussion Workshop

    February 15, 2018

    This event features nine scholars discussing interdisciplinary, Science and Technology Studies and socio-cultural perspectives on traumatic brain injury and sport.
  • Author Event at the Jimmy Carter Presidential Library

    Johnny Smith

    February 13, 2018

    On Monday, April 2, Georgia Tech History Professor Johnny Smith will discuss his new book, A Season in the Sun: The Rise of Mickey Mantle, at the Jimmy Carter Presidential Library.
  • Mary McDonald Named Georgia Power Professor of Excellence

    Mary McDonald

    February 12, 2018

    Mary G. McDonald, professor and Homer C. Rice Chair of Sports and Society in the School of History and Sociology, was featured as a Georgia Power Professor of Excellence during Georgia Tech’s home men’s basketball game against Duke University.
  • Congratulations to Dr. Ron Dempsey

    Ron Dempsey

    February 6, 2018

    Ron Dempsey successfully defended his dissertation, “The Role of Engineering Technology as a Pathway for African Americans into the Field of Engineering.”