Georgia State Hosts Global Game Jam To Experiment, Innovate In Gaming

ATLANTA–Georgia State University will host the 2016 Global Game Jam (GGJ), a fast-paced, 48-hour digital “jam session” that will give students and non-students an opportunity to brainstorm, innovate, collaborate and develop new ideas for game design.

The event starts at 5 p.m., Jan. 29 and will be held at the Helen M. Aderhold Learning Center,… more »

Brain Receptors for Hunger Hormone Control Food Intake, Neuroscience Researchers Find

ATLANTA—Activating receptors in the brain for the body’s hunger hormone increases food-related behaviors, such as gathering, storing and consuming food, a finding that has implications for the treatment of obesity, according to researchers at Georgia State University.

Their study suggests that stimulating brain receptors for ghrelin, a hormone that increases appetite, by injecting ghrelin… more »

Third-Year MFA Students Gear Up for the 2015 Aqua Art Miami Fair

Posted On December 2, 2015
Categories Art and Design, Events

The Ernest G. Welch School of Art & Design, Georgia State University announces the highly-anticipated exhibition for its third-year MFA graduate students at Aqua Art Miami from Dec. 2-6.  The international satellite fair takes place during Miami Basel Week — one of the art world’s most prestigious art fair happenings — and will feature Georgia State MFA candidates (Suite #212) alongside international galleries from New York,… more »

New Antimicrobials Could Fight Drug-Resistant MRSA Infection, Georgia State Study Finds

ATLANTA—A novel class of antimicrobials that inhibits the function of a key disease-causing component of bacteria could be effective in fighting methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus(MRSA), one of the major drug-resistant bacterial pathogens, according to researchers at Georgia State University.

Their study showed that small molecule analogs that target the functions of SecA, a central part… more »