Welch Graduate Receives Creative Community Housing Project Residency

Art is much more than a passion for Ernest G. Welch School of Art and Design master’s graduate Namwon Choi. Art is life. The 2014 Dean’s Art Award winner was recently named one of the Creatives Project’s (TCP) Creative Community Housing Project (CCHP) Artist-in-Residency recipients.

“When everything was uncertain, the only thing that was certain… more »

Professor Awarded $1.2 Million For Computer Science Curriculum Project

Caitlin McMunn Dooley, associate professor in the College of Education at Georgia State University, has been awarded a three-year, $1.2 million grant from the National Science Foundation to develop a curriculum for integrating computer science into urban elementary school classrooms.

Dooley is working with the International Society for Technology in Education and the Georgia Institute… more »

The After Malcolm Project tells the story untold

When we think of the Atlanta civil rights narrative, we often think of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and the Southern Christian Leadership Conference. But the African-American Muslim community also played a significant role in the city’s journey to racial freedom and justice.

Religious Studies professor Abbas Barzegar along with his co-director, Morehouse College Sociology… more »

Georgia State University Receives $800,000 Grant to Improve Language Learning in Urban Areas

Georgia State University has received a four-year, $800,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Education to establish a National Language Resource Centers (LRC) Program. The Georgia State University LRC, the Center for Urban Language Teaching and Research (CULTR), is one of only 16 centers nationwide and will serve as the only center of its type… more »

Researcher Receives $1.2 Million to Create Real-Time Seismic Imaging System

Dr. WenZhan Song, a professor in the Department of Computer Science at Georgia State University, has received a four-year, $1.2 million grant from the National Science Foundation to create a real-time seismic imaging system using ambient noise.

This imaging system for shallow earth structures could be used to study and monitor the sustainability of the subsurface,… more »

New program connects Georgia State University students and international exchange students

The College of Arts and Sciences has added a new program to its roster: The International Exchange Student Buddy Program. Headed by Director of International Programs, Gayle Nelson, the program sets out to enrich and ease the study abroad experience for incoming international exchange students.

The International Student Program matches Georgia State University students from… more »

On the Fast Track to Success: Karson Mizell

Posted On September 30, 2014
Categories English, Student News

Georgia State’s Presidential Scholars are more than just incoming freshmen who got superior grades in high school. They’re students who exemplify the creativity, open-mindedness, and dedication to hard work and discovery upon which our university was founded. For their talent and initiative, the Presidential Scholarship rewards these students with full tuition and fees, stipends… more »

Chemistry Department rises as a leader in NIH funding

According to recent numbers in the National Institutes of Health (NIH) database, the Georgia State University Chemistry Department brings in more NIH funding dollars per faculty member than regional competitors like Emory University, Georgia Institute of Technology, the University of Georgia and Duke University. In the past year alone, the department has received  $4.3 million… more »

Philosophy Professor Receives Humboldt Fellowship to Study Emotions

Philosophy Professor Andrea Scarantino has been awarded the Humboldt Fellowship for Experienced Researchers to work on his project, “The Motivational Theory of Emotions,” at the University of Osnabrück’s Institute of Cognitive Science in Germany.

Scarantino’s interest in emotions was sparked by his dissatisfaction with existing theories’ understanding of emotions primarily as feelings or evaluations. The… more »