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Tyler Vollmer (right) skates with ice dance partner Breelie Taylor.

Grad student Tyler Vollmer heads to Las Vegas for Ice Dancing finals


Julia Kubanek provides advice on how to approach reading scientific journal artlces for #StraightToTheSource

The social media campaign #StraightToTheSource answered the community's questions by directly examining scientific findings with Georgia Tech experts.


Ellen Stofan, PhD, Director of the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum. (Credit: Jim Preston, Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum)

Earth and Atmospheric Sciences undergraduate student Maci Harrell interviews Ellen Stofan, discussing Stofan's career path in planetary geology and advice she has for young scientists.


Assistant Professor Jenny McGuire, 2020 NSF CAREER Award Winner

Assistant professor Jenny McGuire and post-doctoral fellow Silvia Pineda-Munoz use fossil records to uncover the effects of human activity on mammal habitat selection.


Artist's concept of an ice-covered planet in a distant solar system, resembling what early Earth may have looked like it the right mix of microbial metabolisms and volcanic processes hadn’t warmed the climate. Source: European southern observatory (EXO).

Chris Reinhard wins NASA funding for new agency astrobiology push and co-authors a new Nature Geoscience paper on Earth’s oceanic “biological pump”


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The Graduate Record Examination will not be required for fall 2021 application into any College of Sciences graduate program. Additionally, three Sciences schools and two graduate programs have opted to permanently #GRExit.


Diversity at Georgia Tech

Earth and Atmospheric Sciences is the latest College of Sciences school to host a Bridge Program. The new EAS American Geophysical Union Bridge Program aims to support and increase representation of underrepresented minority geoscience graduate students.


AGU Bridge Program

AGU partners with Georgia Tech's School of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences to recruit and retain underrepresented students.


Archie Ervin (left) will serve as chair of the newly formed Georgia Tech Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Council. Pearl Alexander (right) will serve as vice chair.

More than 50 representatives from across the campus have been appointed by President Ángel Cabrera to the newly formed Georgia Tech Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Council.


Georgia Tech Astrobiology

The ExplOrigins group shares research, makes connections, and reaches out to early career scientists and others who are interested in work related to how life began on Earth — and where it might also exist in our cosmos.


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