Religious Studies Fellowship Merges Religion and Business

The Department of Religious Studies has partnered with WellStar Health System to launch the WellStar Religion and Public Life Fellowship, a $12,000 yearly award for one M.A. student. 

The WellStar Religion and Public Life Fellowship was created to support a master’s student interested in the Religion and Nonprofit Management Program the department offers. The… more »

Political Science Panel to Discuss Election Integrity

Tuesday, Oct. 25, 2016 five Georgia-based political experts will meet at Georgia State University’s Langdale Hall for a bipartisan panel on election integrity and democratic legitimacy. 

The event, “Are Our Elections Safe?”, will feature Avery Davis-Roberts of the Carter Center, Page Gleason of Pro-Georgia, Michael Jablonski of the Georgia Democratic Party, Ray Smith of… more »

Professor Uses Software to Examine Emotions toward 2016 Presidential Candidates

While watching presidential nominee Donald Trump deliver his primary election victory speech in New Jersey, where he implied that Hillary Clinton was “playing the woman’s card,” Political Science Professor Sarah Gershon noticed two things. New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie was unbothered. But a slight grimace from his wife, Mary Pat Christie, suggested the same may… more »


We recently spoke with three representatives from the Political Science Department about the importance of voting: Ph.D. candidate Michael Shea, Professor Lakeyta Bonnette and undergraduate student Joseph Velazquez.

Here’s what they had to say.

Early voting begins Oct. 17 and ends Nov. 4. The general election is Nov. 8.

To locate your voting polls, click more »

Consul-General of India to Give Talk at Georgia State University

Posted On October 4, 2016 by Tiffany Carter
Categories Events

Please join the Asian Studies Center Oct. 6, 2016 for India-United States: A Defining Partnership of the 21st Century, a talk featuring the Consul-General of India, Nagesh Singh. 

During the talk, Singh will highlight areas of collaboration within the United States-India partnership including education, technology and economic trade.

“I hope that the talk will… more »

New Endowment Named in Honor of Former Art & Design Director Larry Walker

The Larry and Gwen Walker Award in Art, named in honor of Ernest G. Welch School of Art & Design Professor Emeritus Larry Walker and his wife, was recently announced at Walker’s “Selected Works by Larry Walker” exhibition at the Welch Art Gallery.

Established by the Walkers, the endowment will provide monetary support to an… more »

CHARA Array Awarded $3.9 Million To Provide Telescope Access To Scientists Across The Nation

ATLANTA—Scientists at Georgia State University’s Center for High Angular Resolution Astronomy (CHARA) have been awarded a $3.9 million grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to provide scientists greater access to the CHARA Array telescopes at the Mount Wilson Observatory in California.

The CHARA Array is the largest optical interferometer in the world and provides… more »

Sociology Doctoral Student Receives Doris Duke Fellowship to Study African-American Fatherhood

Last year when sociology Ph.D. student Clinton Boyd, Jr. applied for the prestigious Doris Duke Fellowship for the Promotion of Child Well-Being, he wasn’t accepted. A year later, the Chicago-native is now a 2016 Doris Duke Fellow and proof that sometimes a denial is simply a delay in disguise. 

“I have to admit that… more »

African-American Studies to Host Lecture Featuring Black Lives Matter Founding Organizer

Thursday, 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 »