Researchers get $19 million grant for tobacco research

Posted On September 25, 2013 by Ann Claycombe

The Institute of Public Health is partnering with the Digital Arts Entertainment Laboratory (DAEL) on the largest grant in Georgia State University history. The $19 million grant from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and the National Institutes of Health will establish a program to study how people make decisions about tobacco.

Music Student Chases Dream of Opera Stardom

Posted On September 16, 2013 by Clynton Namuo & Alex Kreuter

As the daughter of Haitian immigrants who came to this country to build a better life, Melissa Joseph prepared early to get a high-paying job, even if it meant doing something she didn’t love. Then her acceptance letter from Georgia State University’s School of Music arrived, along with a generous financial aid package that covered all her expenses. In an instant, she went from economist to opera singer.