Georgia State GNL Student, Investigative Reporters Shine

Since its inception in 2014, the Georgia News Lab (GNL) has been devoted to presenting opportunities for students to collaborate and learn investigative journalism through work with professional reporters and editors. This goal has proven successful, as a number of GNL-student articles have been featured on leading news outlets in the Southeast.

The GNL is… more »

Visiting Lecturer Wins Philip Levine Prize for Poetry Collection

It was a dreary Sunday when English visiting lecturer Andrea Jurjević received the call that she had been selected as the winner of the Philip Levine Prize for Poetry. Out of more than 900 submissions, her first book, “Small Crimes” was the winner.

“The weather was particularly crappy and I was about to take a… more »

Georgia State Researchers Identify Way Radiation May Fight Cancer Cells Escaping Immune System

A team of Georgia State University researchers is fighting cancers using a combination of therapies and recently found ways that radiation could maximize responses to novel immune-based therapeutic approaches to fight cancer. 

“Radiation can increase the expression of genes, which allows the immune system to attack tumor cells that may have previously escaped elimination,”… more »

Researchers Get $792,000 to Study Combination Radiation and Immunotherapy for Cancer

A Georgia State University researcher, in collaboration with the Winship Cancer Institute, has received a four-year, $792,000 Research Scholar Grant from the American Cancer Society to fight cancers using a combination of therapies.

Charlie Garnett Benson, assistant professor in the Department of Biology at Georgia State and the principal investigator on the grant, is… more »

William Long to step down as Dean

Posted On January 20, 2016
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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 »

Signature research experiences through CUREs

Posted On January 19, 2016
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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 »

Chemistry Student Selected to Receive Gilman Scholarship to Study in Korea

Chemistry major Jasmine Choi has been selected to receive the Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship to study in South Korea at Yonsei University.

Choi is one of only roughly 800 Gilman scholars from 355 universities across the United States selected to receive the award. Each recipient will receive up to $5,000 to apply towards study… more »

Georgia State Hosts Global Game Jam To Experiment, Innovate In Gaming

ATLANTA–Georgia State University will host the 2016 Global Game Jam (GGJ), a fast-paced, 48-hour digital “jam session” that will give students and non-students an opportunity to brainstorm, innovate, collaborate and develop new ideas for game design.

The event starts at 5 p.m., Jan. 29 and will be held at the Helen M. Aderhold Learning Center,… more »