From Atlanta to Tinseltown, on Broadway and in cartoons, these young Panthers are finding significant showbiz success.
Noel Braham’s 15-minute film quickly amassed 322,000 views on YouTube and has been screened in LA, New York and Atlanta. Now it’s in the final round of Disney’s international Star Wars Fan Film Awards contest.
Jazz student Christopher Otts just released his debut album and won the second annual BMI Future Jazz Master Scholarship, which he’ll use to pursue a career as a professional saxophonist.
Dr. Wade Weast has been named the founding dean of Georgia State University’s College of the Arts, a new academic unit that will focus on education in arts and related media, promote creativity and respond to the changing needs of artists, on- and off-campus.
People go to the Chattahoochee River in Atlanta to enjoy nature, but many thoughtlessly toss garbage on the ground and into the water. Teal Gordon, a studio art major with a concentration in photography, is literally shedding light on the problem.
Georgia State’s most creative and thought-provoking course offerings span a wide range of topics, but they all explore intersections—between the environment and the lab, biotechnology and ethics, the academic world and pop culture. Here’s a sampling of the unique classes faculty are teaching this spring and what students have to say about them.