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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.

Faculty member Annalisa Bracco in Nature Geoscience

5/10/2016

Professor Annalisa Bracco is co-author of the paper “Oceanic transport of surface meltwater from the southern Greenland ice sheet”, currently in Nature Geoscience. 

Faculty member Kim Cobb interviewed on the Today Show

5/4/2016

Faculty member Kim Cobb was interviewed on the Today Show on April 23 about coral reefs dying because of El Nino.

http://www.today.com/video/el-nino-wreaking-havoc-on-coral-reef-672309827920

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