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.
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 »
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 »
Provost Risa Palm has released the following statement:
Dr. William Long has announced that he will step down from the deanship of the College of Arts and Sciences at the end of his five-year term, in June 2016. He has been a tremendous advocate for Georgia State’s highly diverse and talented students, faculty, staff, and… more »
National attention is turning to the signature, course-based undergraduate research experiences (CUREs) being developed in GSU STEM departments. The American Society of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (ASBMB) recently interviewed Dr. Paul Ulrich, Senior Lecturer in Biology, regarding his efforts to provide greater opportunity to undergraduates via CUREs.
In the Department of Biology, Dr. Ulrich has… more »
The college is sad to announce that Cliff Kuhn, Associate Professor of History at Georgia State University, died on Sunday afternoon from a heart attack. Dr. Kuhn was not only a vital member of his department but also of his profession and of Atlanta’s historical community.
“Cliff Kuhn was truly a historian for the people,”… more »
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