Reflections

Teaching Sociology through the Life of Malcolm X

Looking for an interesting SLS affiliated course to finalize your spring schedule?  SLS is pleased to highlight a new elective course being offered by affiliated faculty Kate Pride Brown.  

Excursion into Justice Part 4: An Assessment of Hazards, Vulnerabilities, and Capacities in Lower Richland County, SC

The Center for Sustainable Communities (CSC) continues to introduce Georgia Tech students to pressing environmental justice issues burdening the southeast with its fourth Excursion into Justice. This Excursion into Justice was done in conjunction with the EJ Strong Community Managed Risk Reduction Project, led and coordinated by South Carolina's Department of Health and Environmental Control team.

SLS Signature Partner Center for Sustainable Communities Receives EPA Grant

Last week the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced the selection of 132 projects in 37 states to receive grants to “conduct ambient air monitoring of pollutants in communities across the country with environmental and health outcome disparities stemming from pollution and the COVID-19 pandemic.”  SLS Signature Partner Center for Sustainable Communities (CSC) was one of those recipients.  CSC was awarded $498,000 to deploy air sensors in 11 minority communities, located in the region of South Atlanta, Georgia, where there is concern over potential health impa

RCE Greater Atlanta SDG Futures Fellows

RCE Greater Atlanta is proud to announce the inaugural class of SDG Futures Fellows for the 2022-2023 academic year.  The SDG Futures Fellowship, funded by a grant from the Atlanta Global Research & Education Collaborative (AGREC) as well as a donation from Georgia Tech's Center for International Business Education & Research (CIBER), is a student fellowship program, co-developed and co-led by students and

Alumna Profile: For Unwanna Etuk, Sustainability is a (Literal) Journey

This spring, Kjersti Lukens, program support coordinator for the Ray C. Anderson Center for Sustainable Business, spoke with GT alum Unwanna Etuk (BS INTA '19) about her path to a sustainability-focused career.  Unwanna currently serves as a partnership coordinator and research analyst with The Ray, applying her passion for building a better world to her work at a living laboratory for sustainable highways.

SLS Signature Partner: Center for Sustainable Communities

In early 2021, SLS announced its new Signature Partner Program aimed to further foster sustainable practices by deepening its relationships with some of its closest community partners. Through other signature programs, such as the Sustainable Communities Summer Internship Program, students can reap the benefits of these ever-growing partnerships through experiential learning and meaningful hands-on work.

Sustainable Communities Internship Storytelling Series: Breaking Barriers through Deconstruction at Lifecycle Building Center

Research has shown that 40% of solid waste comes from construction and demolition (C&D) projects, and the current building material reuse rate is less than 1% of total C&D waste. Lifecycle Building Center (LBC) is a local nonprofit in southwest Atlanta that diverts usable building materials from landfills and directs them to local communities.                     

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