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- African-American Studies to Host Lecture Featuring Black Lives Matter Founding OrganizerThursday, Sept. 20, 2016, Dr. Melina Abdullah, founding organizer of the Black Lives Matter Movement (BLM) and chair of Pan-African Studies at California State University, is coming to Atlanta for a community discussion on the origins and social phenomenon of BLM. The lecture, hosted by the Department of African-American Studies, the Black Student Alliance,… more »News
- Laughter-based Exercise Program For Older Adults Has Health Benefits, Georgia State Researchers FindIncorporating laughter into a physical activity program that is focused on strength, balance and flexibility could improve older adults’ mental health, aerobic endurance and confidence in their ability to exercise, according to a study led by Georgia State University. In this study, older adults residing in four assisted-living facilities participated in a moderate-intensity group… more »News
- Neuroscientists Receive Grant from NIMH To Develop State-of-the-Art Genome Engineering TechnologiesThe Center for Behavioral Neuroscience (CBN) at Georgia State University has received a two-year, exploratory grant from the National Institute of Mental Health to develop transformative genome engineering research tools. The $416,625 award funds a pioneering project designed to create a novel series of transgenic and gene-targeted Syrian hamsters that will significantly advance understanding… more »News
- Three Arts and Sciences Professors Named Regents’ ProfessorsThe College of Arts and Sciences is pleased to announce Rose Sevcik of psychology, Paul Katz of the Neuroscience Institute and Jenny Yang of chemistry have been awarded Regents’ Professorships. Regents’ Professorships, the University System of Georgia’s highest honor, recognize faculty whose research efforts and achievements have been acknowledged both nationally and internationally as trailblazing.… more »News