Campus News

Georgia State – Georgia Perimeter Consolidation Receives Final Approval of USG Board of Regents

ATLANTA–The Board of Regents granted final approval today (Jan. 6) to the creation of the new Georgia State University from the consolidation of Georgia Perimeter College (GPC) and Georgia State University.

The consolidation presents an opportunity to create a modern, urban university that balances the needs for access as well as research and public service.

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Body Tightly Controls Inflammatory Response to Pathogens, Georgia State Researchers Find

ATLANTA—The body can control inflammatory response triggered by invasions of microbial pathogens, such as bacteria and viruses, a discovery that could lead to the development of new therapeutic agents for uncontrolled inflammation, according to researchers at Georgia State University.

The findings, published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, describe how myeloid differentiation… more »

Georgia State Gets $1.2 Million in Grants to Expand Summer Success Academy for First-Year Students

ATLANTA—The Kresge Foundation and the ECMC Foundation have awarded Georgia State University two grants totaling $1.2 million to improve and expand its Summer Success Academy, a program that supports incoming freshmen who may need help in the transition to the college classroom.

The academy enrolls students during the summer semester before their first fall semester… more »