After a horrific motorcycle accident left him paralyzed from the chest down, Ignacio Montoya (B.B.A. ’14) began developing one of the most advanced paralysis recovery therapies ever attempted. Montoya is his own patient, and he plans to walk again. After that, he wants to fly.
She’d dreamt of becoming an astrophysicist since the eighth grade. But when doctoral student and single mother India Jackson (B.S. ’11, M.S. ’13) won a prized internship at NASA, she couldn’t afford the move to Houston. Then, the world came to her aid.
Georgia State’s data-driven approach to leveling the playing field for students from all backgrounds has made the university a national leader in student success initiatives. Now, a new book by a veteran journalist traces the inside story of the university’s efforts and offers a roadmap for how other schools can close the equity gaps in higher education.
Mary Alice Cain (M.S. '18) created healthy recipes using ingredients found at Dollar General for her nutrition master’s degree final project. Two years later, she helped develop Dollar General’s “Better For You” recipes.
Part of a research team that uses mathematical models to study how the environment affects transmission of SARS-CoV-2, the novel coronavirus, Gerardo Chowell is helping to produce daily forecasts of the virus’ trajectory.