Biology Chair Yi Pan has been appointed as a Regents’ Professor by the University System of Georgia’s Board of Regents.
Regents’ Professorships are awarded to faculty whose achievements and work have been recognized both nationally and internationally. Georgia State University faculty who receive this honor must hold the rank of professor.
Nicholas Subtirelu, an Applied Linguistics and ESL Ph.D. student, has been selected to be a National Academy of Education Spencer Dissertation Fellow. Subtirelu will receive $27,500 during the year-long fellowship period to complete his dissertation.
The Spencer Dissertation Fellowship is awarded to students whose dissertation research supports developments in the history, theory or practice of… more »
Ernest G. Welch School of Art and Design alumna Bethany Collins has been selected as the third recipient of the Hudgens Prize, winning a $50,000 award and a solo exhibition in 2016 at the Hudgens Center for the Arts in Duluth.
Collins is a 2012 M.F.A. graduate of Georgia State University. Her work has been… more »
The groom wipes the sweat from his palms and nervously asks the bride to be his wife. He slips a ring on her finger, they cry, they kiss, they call their parents to share the great news. Then comes the planning, the traditions, the gown and the tuxedo.
The big day finally happens. Two individuals… more »
Ciara Frisbie has been poring through public records, the grunt work that’s the foundation to good investigative journalism.
In her searches, the Georgia State undergraduate found information that generated a larger investigation about Bill Edwards, a former Fulton County commissioner. Her work led to a big story on page one of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution and on… more »
After a trip to the movie theater to see Dave Chappell’s Block Party, political science Assistant Professor Lakeyta Bonnette knew exactly what she wanted to write her Ph.D. dissertation on: Hip-Hop and politics.
“Usually the conversation we have about Hip-Hop is that it’s derogative and negatively impacts the community, specifically the youth,” she said. “Leaving… more »
A research team’s discovery of new information about how plants synthesize carotenoids, precursors for vitamin A that are essential for plant development and survival, and human health, could help scientists increase the levels of provitamin A in food crops and reduce global vitamin A deficiency.
The World Health Organization estimates 250 million children suffer from… more »
Chimpanzees are capable of metacognition, or thinking about one’s own thinking, and can adjust their behavior accordingly, researchers at Georgia State University, Agnes Scott College, Wofford College and the University at Buffalo, The State University of New York have discovered.
Their findings, published June 6 in the journal Cognition, suggest chimpanzees share with humans the… more »
ATLANTA—The ability to delay gratification in chimpanzees is linked to how specific structures of the brain are connected and communicate with each other, according to researchers at Georgia State University and Kennesaw State University.
Their findings were published June 3 in the Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences.