Georgia State, Partners Create Climate Survey to Aid in Preventing Campus Sexual Assaults

Posted On August 31, 2015
Categories Campus News

ATLANTA—Georgia State University and its partners have introduced a climate survey to aid colleges and universities across the country in stemming sexual assaults on their campuses.

The free, evidence-based survey was developed by the Administrator Researcher Campus Climate Collaborative (ARC3), a consortium of sexual assault researchers and student affairs professionals responding to calls by the… more »

Four-Day School Week Can Improve Academic Performance, Policy Study Finds

Posted On August 27, 2015
Categories Discovery

ATLANTA—Shortening the school week to four days has a positive impact on elementary school students’ academic performance in mathematics, according to researchers at Georgia State University and Montana State University.

The study, published in the journal Education, Finance and Policy in July, analyzed the impact of a four-day school week on student achievement by comparing… more »

About 10 Percent of Mothers Experienced Depression Two Years after Katrina, Study Shows

Posted On August 27, 2015
Categories Discovery

ATLANTA—About 10 percent of mothers experienced chronic, persistent depressive symptoms two years after Hurricane Katrina slammed into the Gulf Coast, killing more than 1,800 people, displacing hundreds of thousands and causing widespread damage estimated at more than $100 billion, according to a Georgia State University study.

While most people don’t develop persistent depression after a… more »