Georgia State University has recently received a $600,000 grant from the Alabama Tourism Department to develop a serial nomination of U.S. Civil Rights sites to be submitted to the United Nations Education, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) World Heritage list.
“We’re creating a list of what are the most significant sites that tell the story of… more »
In September, eleven members of a Jamaican Maroon ensemble called the Moore Town Granny Nanny Cultural Group traveled to Georgia State University to perform as a part of history Assistant Professor Harcourt Fuller’s Jamaican Maroon Project. Now, Fuller has produced a CD for the group.
“The Granny Nanny Cultural Group is featured in my documentary,… more »
Georgia State University’s Model United Nations (Model UN) and Model Arab League teams took November by storm, winning top honors at competitions.
“In keeping with the 14-year tradition in Model Arab League and 13-year tradition in Model United Nations, the Georgia State University teams once more had a great semester,” said faculty advisor Rashid Naim.… more »
Nick Sciullo, a Department of Communication alumnus, was recently awarded the Most Outstanding Dissertation Award from the Critical/Cultural Studies Division of the National Communication Association for his dissertation, “A Rhetorical Analysis of George Jackson’s Soledad Brother: A Class Critical and Critical Race Theory Investigation of Prison Resistance.” This honor makes Sciullo the first Department of… more »
Andrew Ho, a third-year biology student, will spend spring semester studying at sea thanks to a $10,000 Semester at Sea Study Abroad Scholarship funded by the National Society of Collegiate Scholarships.
For 105 days, students participating in the Semester at Sea program will visit 11 countries, 12 cities and four continents, including Asia, Africa, Europe… more »
ATLANTA—Dr. Stuart Jefferies, professor in the Department of Physics and Astronomy at Georgia State University, will lead a multi-institutional team in opening the South Pole Solar Observatory in Antarctica and installing and operating instruments that will record high-resolution images of the Sun.
The project, sponsored by the National Science Foundation’s Division of Polar Programs,… more »
The College of Arts and Sciences is pleased to announce this year’s Dean’s Early Career Award winners: Assistant Professors Monique Moultrie of Religious Studies, Julia Gaffield of History, and Suazette Reid Mooring of Chemistry.
The Dean’s Early Career Awards provide research funding to rising faculty stars each year. The award helps the College of Arts… more »
ATLANTA—Amphetamine may slow down the rise of temperature in the body and mask fatigue, which could allow athletes to run significantly longer but result in potentially dangerous overheating of muscles, according to a study.
Researchers at Georgia State University and Indiana University have identified a new mechanism underlying the physical performance enhancement effect of… more »