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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
When we think of leprosy, we often think of it as an ancient, Biblical disease. However, Anthropology professor Cassandra White says leprosy, also known as Hansen’s Disease, is not just a disease of the past but is widely present in our modern world. Nearly 30,000 new cases are detected each year in Brazil alone.
“There… more »
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 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 »
Researchers in Georgia State University’s new Astroinformatics program have been awarded $1.5 million from the National Science Foundation to develop software tools that can process large sets of solar astronomy data and allow scientists to perform analyses on scales and detail levels that have not been possible.
Rafal Angryk of the Department of Computer Science… more »
It’s a funny sign, but it’s even funnier after meeting Naim, who radiates a kind of soft-spoken, good-humored calm. So why does he have a picture… more »
Humanitarian work is often characterized by a series of quick fixes, fixes that focus more on the problem than the people. Our good intentions can have unexpected consequences. Political Science doctoral student Greg Hodgin is looking for new ways to help. So he created the solution to this problem: Peacebuilding Solutions.
Founded in 2008, Peacebuilding… more »