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Joel E Kostka, Professor of Biology and Earth & Atmospheric Sciences in STEM outreach

7/12/2016

Joel E. Kostka and his students visit fifth-grade students at Laurel Ridge Elementary School in Decatur for STEM outreach.  Science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM). 

EAS Graduate Students Win Fellowships to Take Their Research Outside Tech

6/28/2016

“Congratulations to our Ph.D. students,” says College of Sciences Dean Paul M. Goldbart. “As a College, we are committed to expanding and enriching the research ecosystem for our students and faculty. We are confident that these successes early in your careers are harbingers of more to come after you receive your Ph.D. degrees from Georgia Tech.”

"This has been a bellwether event" Faculty Member Kim Cobb in AP article

6/15/2016

Dr. Kim Cobb was recently featured in an Associated Press article on El Nino written by Seth Borenstein.  It discusses the end of the latest El Nino, one of the strongest on record.

EAS Blog: That’s No Moon…

6/7/2016

Could the ice shelves on our planet help us unlock the secrets of alien life on other planets? Dr. Britney Schmidt and her research team think so. Over the course of several expeditions to the McMurdo Ice Shelf in Antarctica, she explores the possible ways in which microbial life flourishes in this frigid, harsh environment. Europa, the smallest of Jupiter's Galilean moons, exhibits similar characteristics to those found among our ice shelves, meaning that Europa could potentially harbor the same kinds of life that call those ice shelves home.

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