ATLANTA—Researchers have identified a brain mechanism that could be a drug target to help prevent tolerance and addiction to opioid pain medication, such as morphine, according to a study by Georgia State University and Emory University.
The findings, published in the Nature journalNeuropsychopharmacology in August, show for the first time that morphine tolerance… more »
ATLANTA—A Georgia State University graduate student has been awarded the Carol Litchfield Memorial Award for best student presentation in environmental microbiology at the annual meeting of the Society for Industrial Microbiology and Biotechnology.
Kyle Gabriel, an applied and environmental microbiology doctoral student in the Department of Biology at Georgia State, studies and develops novel microbial… more »
Georgia State University’s History Department has received a $3,000 career diversity grant from the American Historical Association (AHA) to fund programming that will introduce graduate students to a wide variety of career opportunities.
The grant was created to address the decline in traditional teaching jobs available for Ph.D. students.
“Georgia State has already demonstrated its… more »
Georgia State University’s Student Innovation Fellowship Program, along with its English and History Departments, have been awarded the National Endowment for the Humanities’ (NEH) Next Generation Humanities Ph.D. grant to improve Ph.D. students’ learning and prospective career experience.
The Next Generation Ph.D. program addresses the need for humanities Ph.D. students to be better prepared for… more »
The College of Arts and Sciences is sad to announce the passing of William “Bill” Sessions, Professor Emeritus of English Literature at Georgia State University. Sessions was a gifted professor, well respected by the English community.
“He was a man of many amazing experiences,” said Paul Voss, English professor and family friend. “He was… more »
Working or volunteering can reduce the chances of chronic health conditions leading to physical disability in older Americans, according to researchers at Georgia State University and Florida State University.
The study found people ages 50 to 64 who worked full-time or part-time or volunteered up to 100 hours per year experienced a reduction in the… more »
Older adults in assisted-living facilities experience limits to their rights to sexual freedom because of a lack of policies regarding the issue and the actions of staff and administrators at these facilities, according to research conducted by the Gerontology Institute at Georgia State University.
Though assisted-living facilities emphasize independence and autonomy, this study found staff… more »
Walking through the hallways of the Petit Science Center this summer you might pass a classroom or laboratory filled with a rare group of students, students excited to be spending their summer break immersed in scientific research.
Thanks to a new five-year grant awarded to Kyle Frantz and Geert de Vries of Neuroscience along… more »
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.