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  • SPP Faculty and IEEE TechEthics Event

    November 20, 2019

    Jason Borenstien
    IEEE hosted an event titled “Navigating the (Mis)Perceptions of Autonomous Vehicles” on November 14, 2019 at The Cooper Union in New York City.
  • Energy Regulation Rollbacks Threaten Progress Against Harmful Ozone

    November 4, 2019

    Coal-fired power plant by day

    The fight against harmful ozone, which attacks the respiratory system, would get harder, and progress in the fight would reverse if helpful regulations disappear. With the regulations currently in limbo, a new study strips them away to model the effects on this pollutant.

  • Meg and Sam Flax Endow Public Policy Speaker Series to Further Understanding of Urgent Policy Issues

    October 31, 2019

    Meg and Sam Flax Speaker Series

    Meg and Sam Flax, CE 1979, have made a $100,000 gift to the Georgia Tech Foundation in support of the School of Public Policy at the Georgia Institute of Technology. Expendable funds, along with income from the permanent endowment fund, will support the creation of the Meg and Sam Flax Speaker Series in Public Policy, which invites top scholars, policymakers, and practitioners to speak to students and faculty across campus on urgent issues. The inaugural lecture on ebola response took place October 10, 2019.

  • Study Probes Gender Pay Gaps in U.S. Federal Science Agencies

    October 23, 2019

    Kaye Husbands Fealing

    Men make more than women at U.S. federal science agencies, but the reasons for these gender-based pay gaps differ by organization, according to new research involving Kaye Husbands Fealing of the Georgia Institute of Technology’s School of Public Policy.