ATLANTA- The English department took seven undergraduate students to New York City last spring break for a domestic field school featuring the publishing industry under the supervision of Megan Sexton. The trip lasted four days and was packed with trips to visit publishers and literary agents, among other activities.
Megan Sexton, who received her Ph.D.… more »
ATLANTA- The Georgia News Lab has been named the winner of the Association of Opinion Journalists’ Barry Bingham Sr. Award. The award recognizes outstanding efforts to encourage minority students in journalism.
David Armstrong, professor and Director of News Lab, said that what the lab is doing is “not just a good thing, but the right… more »
The Center for Behavioral Neuroscience (CBN) at Georgia State University has received a five-year, $3.2 million grant from the National Institute of Mental Health to investigate the neurochemical mechanisms underlying social stress in males and females.
Elliott Albers from the CBN and Mark Wilson from Emory University’s Yerkes National Primate Research Center hope to… more »
Korean teachers explore city, observe classes to strengthen their own teaching
Dasom Kim remembers seeing photos of the Georgia Aquarium in one of the textbooks she uses in her English classroom in Daejeon, South Korea.
She was keen to see the place up close when she arrived in Atlanta this summer as part of the… more »
ATLANTA—Sara Rosen, senior vice provost for academic affairs at the University of Kansas, has been named dean of the College of Arts & Sciences at Georgia State University, effective Aug. 17.
Rosen, who has been at the University of Kansas for 25 years, has been senior vice provost for academic affairs since 2011 and interim… more »
Walter Williams grew-up overwhelmed by pressure. Pressure to fit in. Pressure to overcome. Pressure to make ends meet.
The Georgia State University psychology student spent his childhood surrounded by negative influences in a high-crime neighborhood. But thanks to an overwhelming amount of love and a scholarship to one of Georgia’s top high schools he was… more »