Georgia State University is starting four new innovative and interdisciplinary research groups under the fifth round of its Second Century Initiative, aiming to bolster a higher level of research and academic performance.
The Second Century Initiative (2CI) calls for the recruitment of top-notch faculty members to the university, with the goal of building internationally recognized… more »
A team of researchers at the Neuroscience Institute at Georgia State University has discovered that hidden differences in the properties of neural circuits can account for whether animals are behaviorally susceptible to brain injury. These results could have implications for the treatment of brain trauma.
People vary in their responses to stroke and trauma, which… more »
A chimpanzee’s intelligence is largely determined by its genes, while environmental factors may be less important than scientists previously thought, according to a Georgia State University research study.
The study found that some, but not all, cognitive, or mental, abilities, in chimpanzees depend significantly on the genes they inherit. The findings are reported in the… more »
Most people know of Eudora Welty as a fiction writer, the author of such works as the Pulitzer-Prize-winning “The Optimist’s Daughter.” But Welty considered a career as a photographer before she ever published a story, and wrote a large body of non-fiction – including essays, letters, and autobiography – after she made her name.
The College of Arts and Sciences will offer eight new dual degree programs starting this fall – programs which will allow qualified students to complete a bachelor’s and a master’s degree in five years.
The new degree programs are as follows:
B.A. in Art, Art History concentration / M.A. in Art History (Welch School… more »
Race representative? Impostor? “Super-brother”? Black professional men must navigate a wide range of stereotypes in the workplace, according to new research by Associate Professor Adia Harvey Wingfield. Perhaps her most surprising finding, however, is that those struggles make many black professional men more sympathetic to professional women – of any race.
In a studio high above Gilmer Street, the scent of paint thinner fills the air. Empty picture frames dangle from the ceiling, and a dozen faces with piercing eyes stare out from the walls. This is the studio of painter Aryn Rosenbaum.
Timothy J. Bartness, a Regents’ Professor of Biology and director of the Center for Obesity Reversal at Georgia State University, has received a five-year, $2.5 million renewal of the MERIT (Method to Extend Research in Time) Award from the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK) to study lipolysis, the breakdown of… more »