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Bio-Bus Program receives new grant to continue science education

Georgia State University’s Bio-Bus Program has received a five-year, $1.25 million Science and Education Partnership Award (SEPA) from the National Institute of Health (NIH). The grant will fund opportunities to teach genetics literacy in informal venues across the state.

A 30-foot, instructional laboratory on wheels, the Bio-Bus puts the popular cartoon Magic School Bus to… more »

New book explores sainthood and race

Associate Professor of Religious Studies Molly Bassett and former Georgia State University faculty member Vincent Lloyd have co-edited a book that examines the complex relationship of race and religion, specifically in the issue of sainthood.

“In popular imagination, saints exhibit the best characteristics of humanity, universally recognizable but condensed and embodied in an individual. Recent… more »

New Course: Race & Health, Topics in AAS

Health is not equally distributed.  Despite significant improvements in the quality of health care available in the United States since the nineteenth century, certain groups suffer from disproportionately greater rates of disease and death.  Many factors, including race, impact health outcomes.  This course explores the frameworks used to explain racial/ethnic differences in health and moves… more »