Professor Sindiwe Magona walked through Langdale Hall modeling her signature smile, her head adorned with a black scarf. As she neared the end of the hall, she yelled, “Open the door!” Her students laughed as they followed her into classroom 331.
Magona is a renowned South African novelist, playwright, poet and activist, best known for… more »
Disturbed by the litter polluting the world’s waterways, Welch School of Art and Design professor Michael Wsol and his colleagues created the Current Collections Sculpture as a visual representation of the large amounts of trash in the water. This spring, the traveling sculpture is headed to Atlanta’s Centennial Olympic Park.
The College of Arts and Sciences is pleased to announce that four faculty members are among the recipients of this year’s Georgia State University faculty awards. The faculty members are: Andrew Altman of Philosophy, Toby Bolsen of Political Science, W. Crawford Elliott of Geosciences and Sandra Dwyer of Philosophy.
Alumni Distinguished Professor Award – Andrew… more »
Dr. Wade Weast, dean of the School of Music at the University of North Carolina School of the Arts (UNCSA), has been named the new associate dean of music and fine arts in Georgia State University’s College of Arts and Sciences and director of Georgia State’s School of Music.
The Gerontology Institute at Georgia State University has received a $468,053 grant from the Hitachi Foundation to evaluate the Care Team Redesign Initiative (CTRI), an initiative that aims to spark significant organizational change in the healthcare industry.
CTRI will focus on helping organizations make changes to the roles and compensation of their medical assistants (MAs)… more »
Nusaiba Mubarak, a senior sociology major, has been selected as one of only 20 students for the inaugural class of John Lewis Fellows.
The John Lewis Fellowship honors U.S. Representative and civil rights icon John Lewis. The fellowship, a partnership between Humanity in Action and the National Center for Civil and Human Rights, is for… more »
All Arts and Sciences staff members are invited to the next session of the college’s Peer-to-Peer Staff Workshop on Friday April 17 from 2-3 p.m. in 2150 25 Park Place, one of the History department’s conference rooms.
The skill-sharing workshop will be led by Amber Amari, Director of the college’s Office of Graduate and Scheduling… more »
Even a move across town can be stressful when you’re a teenager, having a comfortable routine disrupted by suddenly being dropped into a new environment with unfamiliar people. When that move isn’t across town but rather across an ocean, it can be more traumatic still.
Instead of retreating into a shell, though, Liora Manné —… more »
Ronald Shanderson, a Georgia State University Honors student, has been named a Barry M. Goldwater Scholar, one of 283 award recipients nationwide.
The Goldwater scholarship is recognized as one of the most prestigious and competitive research scholarships for undergraduate students. The scholarship program, honoring U.S. Senator Barry Goldwater, fosters and encourages outstanding students to pursue… more »