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Senior Vice Provost at University of Kansas Named Dean of Georgia State College of Arts & Sciences

ATLANTA—Sara Rosen, senior vice provost for academic affairs at the University of Kansas, has been named dean of the College of Arts & Sciences at Georgia State University, effective Aug. 17.

Rosen, who has been at the University of Kansas for 25 years, has been senior vice provost for academic affairs since 2011 and interim… more »

‘Starspot’ Images that Give Insight into Early Sun Captured by University’s CHARA Telescope Array

ANN ARBOR, Mich.—An international team of astronomers has taken close-up pictures of a nearby star that show starspots—sunspots outside our solar system.

The researchers used a technique called interferometry to build the first time lapse of zeta Andromedae across one of its 18-day rotations. Zeta Andromedae is about 181 light-years away in the northern constellation… more »

Islamic State Increasing Use of Children and Youth for Military Ends, Georgia State Study Shows

ATLANTA–The Islamic State’s use of children and youth for military ends, including as soldiers, suicide bombers and propagandists, has become routine and is accelerating, a study by Georgia State University researchers shows.

Their report, “Depictions of Children and Youth in the Islamic State’s Martyrdom Propaganda, 2015-2016,” was published in the February 2016 issue… more »