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 »
Incorporating laughter into a physical activity program that is focused on strength, balance and flexibility could improve older adults’ mental health, aerobic endurance and confidence in their ability to exercise, according to a study led by Georgia State University.
In this study, older adults residing in four assisted-living facilities participated in a moderate-intensity group… more »
The Center for Behavioral Neuroscience (CBN) at Georgia State University has received a two-year, exploratory grant from the National Institute of Mental Health to develop transformative genome engineering research tools.
The $416,625 award funds a pioneering project designed to create a novel series of transgenic and gene-targeted Syrian hamsters that will significantly advance understanding… more »
The College of Arts and Sciences is pleased to announce Rose Sevcik of psychology, Paul Katz of the Neuroscience Institute and Jenny Yang of chemistry have been awarded Regents’ Professorships.
Regents’ Professorships, the University System of Georgia’s highest honor, recognize faculty whose research efforts and achievements have been acknowledged both nationally and internationally as trailblazing.
Timothy Crimmins, Professor of History Emeritus, has been named the 2016 James Marston Fitch Award recipient.
The award is presented each year by the National Council for Preservation Education (NPCE) in memory of pioneering preservation educator James Marston Fitch. The award recognizes lifetime achievement in the field of historic preservation education and dedication to moving… more »
MOUNT WILSON, Calif.–Georgia State University’s Center for High Angular Resolution Astronomy (CHARA) and the French company ALPAO have signed a contract for the development of an adaptive optics upgrade for the CHARA Array, the largest optical interferometer array in the world.
Georgia State and ALPAO will develop new deformable mirrors and improve the sensitivity of… more »
Professor Andrew I. Cohen of the Philosophy Department at Georgia State University has received a two-year, $180,000 grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) to investigate moral injury in post-deployment soldiers.
Experts define moral injury as a disorientation and loss of trust in others or self caused by involvement in injustice or wrongdoing.… more »
Atlanta, GA – The Metropolitan Youth Symphony Orchestra of Atlanta (MYSO) is a community-based youth orchestra dedicated to furthering the music education of its students. The primary goal of MYSO is to instill in its students a love for music that will stay with them forever.
Dr. Wade Weast, Dean of Georgia State University’s College of the… more »
When students arrive at college, they are tremendously excited – and in some cases, tremendous anxiety. When students confront an entirely new social scene, without the support of the friends and family they left at home, they may develop social anxiety, or the fear of being negatively evaluated or humiliated.