Are you passionate about making the world a better place? So is Georgia Tech! Our motto is "Progress and Service" -- And we are upping the ante through Serve-Learn-Sustain, our new, campus-wide academic initiative focused on creating sustainable communities.
Serve-Learn-Sustain provides students with a multitude of learning and co-curricular opportunities designed to help them combine their academic and career interests with their desire to improve the human condition. The result? Georgia Tech students will help build healthier, more sustainable communities where people and nature thrive,in Georgia, the United States, and around the globe. And more Georgia Tech grads will pursue careers and lives filed with meaning.
To be truly empowering, information infrastructures need to offer community groups resources for making meaning of data, and facilitate the use of data in collective action. Join GT Alumna, Gwen Ottinger (Drexel University) to find out how participatory design projects should be redesigned to foster environmental justice, and reveal the challenges in making meaning of complex information in the era of "big data".
An interactive investigative tool presenting 50+ Big Ideas proposed by faculty and staff that they believe are important with regard to creating sustainable communities. Featuring definitions and examples representing many fields and perspectives. Browse the categories to find information relating to what you teach, research or practice.