On December 20, Ryan Brown will walk the stage and flip his tassel with more than 100 other graduates: a senior like any other stepping into the wide world beyond. Brown was never an ordinary college student, though. Beginning his academic career with a GED and eight years in the army, he is the epitome of nontraditional.
Ebola headlines may have disappeared in the U.S. recently, but the battle against the virus in West Africa rages on. As teams of dedicated doctors continue efforts to contain it, agencies around the world have been searching for ways to aid those on the front lines.
For years, scientists have been “dark sharing” papers – surreptitiously, and sometimes illegally, passing research papers that should be sequestered behind a pay wall. Paid access to the most up-to-date research is often prohibitively expensive, and the restricted papers are only viewed by a select few.
Intelligence, academic confidence, and well-being are all factors that influence how well students succeed (or not) in the classroom. But are these traits inherited? Researchers at King’s College in London sought to find out.
Chartered in 2011, the Georgia Tech Student Chapter of ASEE (GT-ASEE) is working to find its proper place on campus, but that has not kept it from making a lasting impression on the students and faculty involved in, and interacting with, GT-ASEE.