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June 2014 Newsletter

Georgia Tech Offers New One-Year Master’s in Analytics

Georgia Tech is now offering a one-year Master of Science in Analytics to meet the growing demand for savvy professionals who can transform data into relevant insights for making better business decisions.

“Analytics spans the fields of statistics, operations research, computing, and business. The Georgia Tech Master of Science in Analytics degree is one of the few truly interdisciplinary analytics degrees that include all of those areas. As a result, our graduates will be uniquely able to think across the disciplines as they generate deeper insights into analytics problems,” said Joel Sokol, director of the MS in Analytics program.

This interdisciplinary degree program leverages the combined strengths of Georgia Tech in statistics, operations research, computing, and business by melding the world-class expertise of the College of Engineering’s Stewart School of Industrial & Systems Engineering, the College of Computing’s School of Computational Science and Engineering, and the Scheller College of Business.

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Scheller College Welcomes New Dean July 1


Professor Rothaermel Named Among Most Influential Business Researchers Worldwide


Scheller Event Highlights Need for Partnerships to Create Sustainable Future


Professor Niculescu Mentors Students with Winning Disaster Relief Technology

Scheller Wins Sustainable Business Education Prize

Georgia Tech Scheller College of Business was recently named one of the grand prize winners for the Dr. Alfred N. and Lynn Manos Page Prize for Sustainability Issues in Business Curricula.

The Page Prize was launched in the fall of 2008 by the Darla Moore School of Business to encourage efforts to expose business students to state-of-the-art environmental sustainability knowledge. 

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Faculty Profile: Yu Jeffrey Hu Examining Evolution of E-commerce

When Yu Jeffrey Hu began his first academic post at Purdue University in 2005, he and his wife couldn’t find all the furniture they wanted in the college town of West Lafayette, Indiana. So the couple furnished almost their entire apartment through online shopping.

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Faculty Profile: Henry Sauermann Studies What Makes Scientists Tick

As the son of physicians, Henry Sauermann expected he, too, would have a career in medicine. But after working in a hospital during his civil service in his home country of Germany, he realized medicine wasn't for him. "There were some aspects that I liked, but others that I didn't," says the associate professor of strategic management at Georgia Tech Scheller College of Business.

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PhD Alumna Profile: Professor Lucy Gilson’s Sports Background Led to Studying Team Creativity

Lucy Gilson, PhD 2000, began her journey into academia by accident – after getting hit in the head with a tennis ball. A former member of Georgetown University’s championship-winning crew team, she’d been playing tennis with the Atlanta Lawn Tennis Association (ALTA) while wearing a crew t-shirt. The man who’d dealt the blow with the ball took notice and told her the Georgia Tech Rowing Club needed a new coach.

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