Adults who have been blind since birth use gestures similar to those used by sighted adults speaking the same language, despite never having seen these gestures as children, a researcher at Georgia State University and her colleagues have found.
Professor Andrew Wedeman of Political Science has been selected to participate in the Wilson Center for International Scholars Fellowship Program this upcoming academic year.
The purpose of the fellowship is to create a space for award-winning scholars, practitioners, policy makers and journalists to engage in non-partisan dialogue. Annually, the Wilson Center awards roughly 160 fellowships… more »
Please join the College of Arts and Sciences in welcoming Roy Foster of Oxford University as the 2016 Helen Ingram Plummer lecturer. His lecture, “I am Changing, and Things Around Me Change: The Making of a Revolutionary Generation in Ireland, 1890-1916,” will be Thursday, April 14th at 5 p.m. in the Speaker’s Auditorium. The lecture… more »
The College of Arts and Sciences at Georgia State University is proud to announce the winners of its 2016 Staff Awards. James C. Taylor, the college’s business services officer, has won the Senior Staff Leadership Award. Keisha M. Hairston, administrative coordinator in the Welch School of Art and Design, has won the Outstanding Junior Staff… more »
Three years ago, Katie Welch set out to finish the undergraduate degree she never completed. Now, the 35-year-old graphic design major, who is on track to graduate this spring, is not only a few months away from fulfilling her dream but she is also the artist behind this year’s Atlanta Jewish Music Festival (AJMF) branding.
Georgia State University has begun its search for a new Dean of College of Arts and Sciences to serve as the college’s academic leader. The new dean will replace William Long, who is stepping down this summer after five years heading the college.
The College of Arts and Sciences enrolls more than 13,000 stuents across… more »
Daniel Deocampo, associate professor and chair of Geosciences at Georgia State University, will attend the White House Water Summit today to share his plans for bringing new technologies and workforce development to the water economy of the southeastern United States.
The summit, which is held in conjunction with the United Nations World Water Day,… more »
Roughly 300-500 students and 100 volunteers will descend on Aderhold Learning Center Friday night for hackGSU’16, Georgia State University’s first ever hack-a-thon. Their motto: “Eat. Caffeinate. Code. Repeat.”
Hack-a-thons, for the uninitiated, are nonstop multi-day collaborative programming competitions.
“This is the big new hot thing for computer science students,” said Robert Harrison, professor of… more »