The College of Arts and Sciences is proud to announce the appointment of Jennifer McCoy as the inaugural director of the new Global Studies Institute. McCoy is a distinguished university professor of political science at Georgia State University, and has been the director of the Americas program at the Carter Center for the past 16… more »
The Georgia State University Biology Department’s biology graduate program is one of the top 25 programs in the nation, according to Graduate Programs. Georgia State is the only university in the state to make the list.
Graduate Programs is an online resource for prospective graduate students. The site provides students with graduate program reviews,… more »
Students in a new pilot course pairing, Mathematical Music Theory and Post Tonal Analysis, are completing the semester by presenting their musical compositions at a concert set for Thursday.
The concert will be hosted at the School of Music’s Standard Building at 2 p.m. and will feature two mathematicians and two musicians.
Mathematical Music Theory,… more »
In 2013, Dena Peake went snorkeling while visiting a friend in Indonesia.
The environmental scientist, who’s now studying art at Georgia State, found herself snorkeling under what she called “a blanket of trash.”
“I was very startled,” she said.
Because of her background in science, she understood that sea life was affected by the plastic… more »
Professor Sindiwe Magona walked through Langdale Hall modeling her signature smile, her head adorned with a black scarf. As she neared the end of the hall, she yelled, “Open the door!” Her students laughed as they followed her into classroom 331.
Magona is a renowned South African novelist, playwright, poet and activist, best known for… more »
Disturbed by the litter polluting the world’s waterways, Welch School of Art and Design professor Michael Wsol and his colleagues created the Current Collections Sculpture as a visual representation of the large amounts of trash in the water. This spring, the traveling sculpture is headed to Atlanta’s Centennial Olympic Park.
“Litter prevention is one of… more »
The College of Arts and Sciences is pleased to announce that four faculty members are among the recipients of this year’s Georgia State University faculty awards. The faculty members are: Andrew Altman of Philosophy, Toby Bolsen of Political Science, W. Crawford Elliott of Geosciences and Sandra Dwyer of Philosophy.
Alumni Distinguished Professor Award – Andrew… more »
Dr. Wade Weast, dean of the School of Music at the University of North Carolina School of the Arts (UNCSA), has been named the new associate dean of music and fine arts in Georgia State University’s College of Arts and Sciences and director of Georgia State’s School of Music.
Weast helped… more »
The Gerontology Institute at Georgia State University has received a $468,053 grant from the Hitachi Foundation to evaluate the Care Team Redesign Initiative (CTRI), an initiative that aims to spark significant organizational change in the healthcare industry.
CTRI will focus on helping organizations make changes to the roles and compensation of their medical assistants (MAs)… more »
Eleven undergraduates were among the winners in the ninth annual Georgia State University Undergraduate Research Conference, April 14.
A record 150 students from 35 different majors presented academic research and artistic works, and for the first time, the conference included musical performances.
Oral presentation winners included:
First Place Oral and Provost’s Award: Ashleigh Cox,… more »