Course Name Spring 18 Summer 18 Fall 18 Spring 19 Summer 19 SOCI 1101 Intro to Sociology* ◼ ◼ ◼ ◼ ◼ SOCI 1160 Intro to Social Problems ◼ ◼ ◼ ◼ ◼ SOCI 3010 Social Statistics* ◼ ◼ ◼ ◼ ◼ SOCI 3020 Social Research Methods – CTW* ◼ ◼ ◼ ◼ ◼ SOCI 3030 Sociological… more »
Every month, our faculty members help shape the national conversation by speaking to the media on a wide range of social, political, scientific, educational and cultural issues. In April, May and June, those media appearances included:
Elizabeth J. West, associate professor of English, wrote in The Conversation on the way World War I sparked an… more »
Intoxication Increases Risk For Heavy Drinkers To Commit Violence Against Intimate Partner, Study Finds
ATLANTA—Intoxicated, heavy drinkers have a tendency to act rashly in response to negative emotions, which can intensify the risk for intimate partner aggression, according to a study by Georgia State University and Purdue University.
The researchers examined the link between risk-promoting factors, such as impulsivity and problematic drinking, and intimate partner aggression among… more »
Georgia State University is the first public university in Georgia to join the Andrew Goodman Foundation’s (AGF) Vote Everywhere Program.
The Vote Everywhere Program is a student-led non-partisan, civic engagement movement on college campuses. The goal of the program is to provide students with the necessary training and tools to register voters and… more »
Georgia State Spin-Off, Inlighta Biosciences LLC, Receives $2 Million Grant To Develop Enhanced MRI Contrast Agents For Liver Cancers And Metastasis
A local start-up, life sciences company founded by Dr. Jenny Yang, Regents’ Professor of Biochemistry at Georgia State University, has received a $2 million federal grant to develop improved magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) contrast agents for the early detection of liver cancers and other cancers, such as uveal melanoma or eye cancer, that have metastasized… more »
Doctors who work in emergency rooms are generally supportive of prescription drug monitoring programs, while those in some other specialties appear more concerned that such regulatory oversight will interfere with the doctor-patient relationship and do little to curb the current opioid epidemic, according to a study led by a researcher at Georgia State University.
Understanding… more »
Distinguished University Professor Selected as Chair of the Board of Governors for the Astrophysical Research Consortium
The College of Arts and Sciences is pleased to announce D. Michael Crenshaw, Distinguished University Professor and Chair of the Department of Physics and Astronomy, has been appointed Chair of the Board of Governors for the Astrophysical Research Consortium (ARC).
“I’m excited about this new position because it opens up new collaborative opportunities for our… more »
Sofia Espina won an Emmy for her work on a television adventure series, and the journalism major is just getting started.
When she finishes her college degree, Sofia Espina might have a leg up on her fellow job applicants in television news.
The Georgia State University journalism major earned a Southeast Emmy Award — one… more »
Early-Life Pain May Lead To Obesity Risk, Especially In Females, Neuroscience Institute Study Finds Early-Life Pain May Lead To Obesity Risk, Especially In Females, Neuroscience Institute Study Finds
Inflammatory pain at birth changes how the hippocampus, a part of the brain associated with memory and eating behavior, works later in life, and this pain also causes adult rats to eat more frequently and in larger amounts, according to a study by Georgia State University and the Charlie Norwood VA Medical Center.
The… more »
Researchers from Georgia State University’s Geosciences Department are using mineralogical tools to study climate change in East Africa that dates back nearly 1.9 million years ago.
“Doing this research is exhilarating because you get a glimpse into how dynamic environmental change is on Earth,” said geosciences chair and Professor Daniel Deocampo, who is leading the… more »