Dozens of enterprising undergraduate students participate each year in an annual conference that highlights and recognizes their research. The Georgia State Undergraduate Research Conference gives students the opportunity to present their hard work and innovative ideas to fellow students, faculty and staff.
Carissa Lavin, Krishna Mehta and Aaron Richards, students in Georgia State’s Honors College, are three participants who grasp every opportunity Georgia State provides.
Carissa Lavin has her sights set on making a difference. She’s chosen… more »
The College of Arts and Sciences is proud to announce the winners of the 2016 Faculty Awards: Lindsey Cohen, professor of Psychology; Nicola Sharratt, assistant professor in Anthropology; Carmen Eilertson, senior lecturer in Biology; Kyle Frantz, professor of Neuroscience; Cassandra White, associate professor of Anthropology; Christy Visaggi, lecturer in Geosciences; Sarah Brosnan, associate professor of… more »
The groom wipes the sweat from his palms and nervously asks the bride to be his wife. He slips a ring on her finger, they cry, they kiss, they call their parents to share the great news. Then comes the planning, the traditions, the gown and the tuxedo.
The big day finally happens. Two individuals… more »
When we think of leprosy, we often think of it as an ancient, Biblical disease. However, Anthropology professor Cassandra White says leprosy, also known as Hansen’s Disease, is not just a disease of the past but is widely present in our modern world. Nearly 30,000 new cases are detected each year in Brazil alone.
“There… more »
Jeffrey Glover looks at a brilliant green map of ancient Maya ruins for the first time on a 24-foot by 4 ½-foot touch screen. The green shows low-lying vegetation in a cow pasture in Mexico’s Yucatan peninsula, and brown and white areas depict dirt and limestone.
The archaeologist points at one of his discoveries:… more »
Note: This is the second of a two-part feature on the “Field School in Applied Anthropology” study abroad program.
Jessica Glass held many jobs by her 35th birthday: dog groomer, beauty salon owner, and hairdresser, just to name a few.
But it was her time as a pet supply store employee that helped… more »
This article is part of Generation Georgia State, a series that highlights the academic, personal and career accomplishments of Georgia State students, alumni, faculty and staff who are the first in their families to attend college. When Kyla Robinson graduates this spring, there will be one important person missing from the crowd: her father. Four… more »
Georgia State’s Presidential Scholars arrive on campus as incoming freshmen with more than just good grades. They possess the open minds, creativity, and dedication to hard work and discovery upon which our university was founded. In return, the Presidential Scholarship covers full tuition and fees and provides stipends for living expenses and study-abroad opportunities. Presidential… more »