ATLANTA- Rapheal G. Williams has been named a Fellow of the National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Fellowship Research Program. This program recognizes outstanding scholarship in graduate students in NSF-supported science, technology, engineering and mathematic disciplines.
The fellowship is a five-year program that funds the awardee’s research for three of the five years as well as… more »
Certain viruses, such as influenza, could survive on children’s toys long enough to result in exposures, placing children at risk for getting infectious diseases, according to researchers at Georgia State University.
The researchers tested how long an enveloped virus could survive on pieces of a flexible plastic children’s toy, a squeaking frog. They were… more »
When history assistant professor Julia Gaffield won the 2016 Boucher Prize for her book, Haitian Connections in the Atlantic World: Recognition after Revolution (UNC 2015), it was a surreal experience.
“The French Colonial Historical Society conference happens annually and this year’s conference was held at the University of Ottawa in Canada. I presented at the… more »
Carrie P. Freeman, associate professor of communication, is one of three National Indie Excellence 2016 Book Awards finalists in the “social/political change” category for her book, Framing Farming: Communication Strategies for Animal Rights.
The National Indie Excellence Awards (NIEA) celebrates excellence in indie, self-published and small-press book publishing. NIEA winners and finalists are chosen… more »
ATLANTA – Julie Kim, a senior studying psychology at Georgia State University, is one of around 400 American undergraduate students from across the U.S. selected to receive the prestigious Freeman Award for Study in Asia Scholarship (Freeman-ASIA).
The Freeman-ASIA scholarship may be used to cover the costs of study abroad programs and related expenses including… more »
Please join Georgia State University’s Great MINDS Society for a viewing and discussion of the documentary film, Rosenwald. The Rosenwald viewing will take place Tuesday, June 14th at 5 p.m. in the Speaker’s Auditorium. The event is free and open to the public.
The documentary tells the story of Julius Rosenwald’s commitment to creating… more »
The City of Atlanta with the assistance of Councilman Kwanzaa Hall has declared June 12, 2016, Irene and Peter Harrower Day.
Recognized throughout the world as a musician of the highest caliber, Irene Harrower was a leader in the opera world. Renowned as a charismatic lyric soprano, Irene was a performer of opera and oratorio,… more »
The College of Arts and Sciences is pleased to announce this year’s Dean’s Early Career Award winners: Assistant Professors Jeffrey Boortz of Art and Design, Zhipeng Cai of Computer Science, Gina Marie Caison of English, Nadine Kabengi of Chemistry and Geosciences and Jennifer Craft Morgan of Gerontology.
The Dean’s Early Career Awards provide research funding… more »
The College of Arts and Sciences is proud to announce the winners of its 2016 Outstanding Alumni Award: Amna Shirazi and Steve Wrigley.
Shirazi is a top Atlanta immigration lawyer and activist who works on issues around deportation, asylum and human rights, domestic violence and family immigration. Wrigley is the vice chancellor for… more »
ATLANTA- Elisabeth O. Burgess has been named a Fellow of the Gerontological Society of America in acknowledgment of her long career of scholarship.
According to Burgess, the most rewarding part of her career has been dispelling the myths facing the aging communities.
“Age is not just about decline,” states Burgess. “Older adults are the most… more »