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Events Calendar:

The Founder's Day Event on March 15, honoring legendary game designer Will Wright, will be followed by a day-long Symposium on “Living Game Worlds: Community, Simulation, and the Future of Entertainment” on March 16.

Nobel Peace Prize Laureate John Hume (Northern Ireland) is among distinguished guests scheduled to speak at the Human Rights Conference organized by the Human Rights Initiative at Georgia Tech to be held February 18-19.

Sponsored jointly by the Schools of History, Technology and Society and the School of Literature, Communication, and Culture, seminar on “Shaping Imperial Identities” attracts huge audience.

The Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia Approves B.S. degree in Economics and International Affairs.

The Board of Regents has unanimously approved the new joint undergraduate degree in International Affairs and Economics (INTA/ECON). The need for such a program grows out of the fact that as traditional boundaries between domestic and international issues become increasingly blurred, technical, managerial, governmental, and other issues will have increasingly more economic and international dimensions.

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School of Economics Chair Patrick McCarthy and Professor Danny Boston
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Sue V. Rosser Named to New Dean’s Chair

Ivan Allen College, the liberal arts college of Georgia Tech, announced the establishment of the Ivan Allen Jr. Dean’s Chair in Liberal Arts and Technology. Dr. Sue V. Rosser, the current dean of the college, has been named as the first chair holder. Dean Rosser has indicated that she intends to direct the income from the endowment toward support of the College’s burgeoning graduate programs.

IAC Dean Sue Rosser with Ivan Allen Jr. during his last visit to Georgia Tech