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 »
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 »
Does sharing the housework cut into couples’ sex lives? The authors of a 2013 study would say yes, but new research done by Georgia State sociologists suggests otherwise.
Assistant Professor of Sociology Daniel Carlson and his colleagues Amanda Miller, Sarah Hanson and Sharon Sassler revisit this idea of housework and couples’ intimacy in… more »
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 »
Can photos of one black American man posed in the tradition of Greek art change the world’s views of beauty and blackness? How did the image of one man dunking a basketball become a commodity representing black athleticism and its relationship to capitalism across the globe? How did the exhibition of one woman’s body… more »