Endowment Named in Honor of Chemistry Professor Al Baumstark

The faculty and alumni of the Chemistry Department have joined forces to create and fund an endowment in honor of organic chemistry Professor Al Baumstark. The Al Baumstark Award in Chemistry supports minority and female students pursuing doctoral degrees in chemistry and is inspired by Baumstark’s commitment to increasing student diversity in science.

“The chemicals… more »

Breaking News: MOCA GA announced 2015/16 Working Artist Project Grants

Posted On July 21, 2015 by Arts ATL Staff
Categories Art and Design, Arts, Awards

The Museum of Contemporary Art of Georgia has announced the winners of the 2015/16 Working Artist Project grants. They are Jill Frank, Elizabeth Lide and Masud Olufani.

The program was established eight years ago to support visual artists in metro Atlanta and help make Atlanta a place where artists can stay and thrive. Each artist will… more »

Researcher Gets $1.48 Million to Study Disease That Causes Blindness in AIDS Patients

Posted On July 20, 2015
Categories Biology, Research

Dr. Richard Dix, professor in the Department of Biology at Georgia State University, has received a four-year, $1.48 million federal grant to study an eye disease that causes vision loss and blindness in HIV-immunosuppressed patients who do not have access to antiretroviral therapy or don’t respond to the therapy.

The grant from the National Eye… more »

Faculty Lead Effort to Count Homeless Youth in Atlanta

Faculty members at Georgia State University are leading Atlanta’s first comprehensive project to count and assess the number of homeless youth in Atlanta: the Atlanta Youth Count!

According to the 2014 Annual Homeless Assessment Report to Congress, nearly one-third of the U.S. homeless population is children and youth. This number has increased significantly in Georgia… more »

College of Arts and Sciences Announces Spring 2015 Dean’s List

The College of Arts and Sciences is pleased to announce that the Spring 2015 Dean’s List has been released.

The Dean’s List recognizes degree-seeking students with a minimum cumulative Georgia State GPA of 2.00 who have earned a 4.00 GPA for the semester. In order to qualify, students must also complete at least nine semester… more »

Researchers Identify Brain Abnormalities in People with Schizophrenia

Posted On July 8, 2015

Structural brain abnormalities in patients with schizophrenia, providing insight into how the condition may develop and respond to treatment, have been identified in an internationally collaborative study led by a Georgia State University scientist.

Scientists at more than a dozen locations across the United States and Europe analyzed brain MRI scans from 2,028 schizophrenia patients… more »

Alumnus Uses Skills Learned at Georgia State to Save Lives

David Deal wasn’t the poster child for academic success as an undergraduate.

After attending two other universities and barely graduating, Deal finally found the right fit: Georgia State University.

Now, the physics alumnus is using the skills he learned in his Georgia State physics major to save lives. Tru-D SmartUVC, a device he created alongside… more »