Dean’s Early Career Award Winners Announced

The College of Arts and Sciences is pleased to announce this year’s Dean’s Early Career Award winners: Assistant Professors Martin Norgaard of Music, Amelia Arsenault of Communication, Hao Xu of Chemistry and Kevin Swartout of Psychology.

The Dean’s Early Career Awards provide research funding to rising faculty stars each year. The award helps the College… more »

New Global Studies director to speak on conflict resolution

Jennifer McCoy, interim director of Georgia State University’s Global Studies Institute and long-time director of the Carter Center’s Americas program, will speak on “Bridging the Divide: Creating Dialogue Amid Polarization and Conflict” on Thursday, Feb. 5. Her talk is part of the university’s Women Inspire lecture series, which celebrates the achievement of Georgia State women.

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Researchers Make New Discoveries In Primary Pathway for Neurological Diseases

A new intermediate step and unexpected enzymatic activity in a metabolic pathway in the body, which could lead to new drug design for psychiatric and neurodegenerative diseases, has been discovered by researchers at Georgia State University.

Their findings are published in the journal Nature Communications this week.

The research team has been studying a metabolic pathway called… more »

Geosciences Department Prepares to Launch Geospatial STEM Academy

The Geosciences Department has been awarded $75,000 from the Verizon Foundation to fund its Urban Atlanta Geospatial STEM Academy, a geospatial technology summer training program for local high school students. The academy will be the first of its kind in the Southeast and a component of National Geographic’s Georgia Geographic Alliance.

“We’re passionate about geography… more »