Georgia State Researchers Set Record For Funding With 30 Percent Increase Over Last Year

Posted On February 13, 2015
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ATLANTA—Researchers at Georgia State University have achieved a record level of funding–$53 million–in the first two quarters of fiscal year 2015, a 30 percent increase over last year’s $39.9 million awarded in the same period.

This funding represents a 50 percent increase in research funding over 2011.

“We have done very well over the first… more »

Georgia State Economist Finds Obesity Follows Growth Of Big-Box Retailers And Restaurants

ATLANTA—Big-box retailers Costco, Sam’s Club, BJ’s Wholesale and Walmart, along with full-service and fast-food restaurants, are key contributors to the nation’s obesity epidemic, according to research by a health economist in the Andrew Young School of Policy Studies at Georgia State University.

Americans now live near an abundance of cheap and readily available food… more »

Implementation Committee Appointed For GPC, Georgia State Consolidation, USG Announces

Posted On January 28, 2015
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ATLANTA –  University System of Georgia (USG) Chancellor Hank Huckaby has appointed the Georgia Perimeter College (GPC) – Georgia State University Consolidation Implementation Committee. The committee will have its first meeting at the USG System Office on Friday, Jan. 30.

The committee will provide regular updates to the campus communities. Information about the proposed consolidation… more »

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