Building a Foundation of Awareness
Law professor Courtney Anderson champions housing issues to break the cycle of poverty.
Georgia State University named Professor Wendy Fritzen Hensel dean of the College of Law, effective Nov. 15, after a nationwide dean search this fall. Hensel has been serving as interim dean since Steven J. Kaminshine stepped down this summer.
Despite doom and gloom estimates due to an unusually active hurricane season, third quarter gross domestic product (GDP) growth came in at 3.0 percent, according to Rajeev Dhawan of the Economic Forecasting Center at Georgia State University’s J. Mack Robinson College of Business.
ATLANTA—Researchers have found a causative link between dysregulated tryptophan metabolism and abdominal aortic aneurysm, a life-threatening vascular disease, according to a new study led by Georgia State University.
ATLANTA—Homeless youth face increased social isolation and fewer support resources, according to a study recently published in Social Sciences by Georgia State University sociologists. The survey of homeless youth in Atlanta revealed that having more supportive network ties reduces the risk of experiencing significant symptoms of a severe mental illness, while longer length of homelessness is tied to having fewer personal support network resources.
ATLANTA—Georgia State University Library’s Special Collection and Archives announced that it will acquire the papers of acclaimed Civil Rights leader Lonnie C. King, Jr. The collection documents the rich history of the Atlanta Student Movement between 1960-1965 as well as the Mr. King’s life and work.
ATLANTA—Dr. Gary Hastings, a professor in the Department of Physics and Astronomy at Georgia State University, has received a two-year, $400,000 federal grant to study solar energy conversion in photosynthesis.
Georgia State has won a major award for efforts using a virtual assistant that has reduced the phenomenon of “summer melt” in college admissions.
For Kennedy Oglesby, $2,300 could have stood in the way of graduating this fall. That amount of money might seem small compared to tuition and fees for an entire year, but for students like Oglesby, a Georgia State University journalism major with a concentration in public relations, it can be a major gap.
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