Harcourt Fuller, an associate professor of History, will use the funding to support expansion of the Black Money Exhibit, which uses paper money as a lens to examine 10,000 years of Black history and culture across the globe.
An influenza vaccine that is made of nanoparticles and administered through the nose enhances the body’s immune response to influenza virus infection and offers broad protection against different viral strains, according to researchers in the Institute for Biomedical Sciences at Georgia State University.
Associate Professor Laura Shannonhouse conducted a study about the links among undergraduate students’ individual experiences with trauma, their lifetime suicide risk and their reporting of suicidal thoughts and behaviors.
Over the next 10 years, the new Institute will help college and universities nationwide graduate an additional half-million students with a focus on better supporting students from low-income and underserved backgrounds.
Processed diets, which are low in fiber, may initially reduce the incidence of foodborne infectious diseases such as E. coli infections, but might also increase the incidence of diseases characterized by low-grade chronic infection and inflammation such as diabetes, according to researchers in the Institute for Biomedical Sciences.
Dr. Jian-Dong Li, professor and director of the Institute for Biomedical Sciences at Georgia State University, has received a five-year, $2.3 million federal grant to study how overactive inflammatory response is caused in infectious diseases and to further develop novel anti-inflammatory therapeutics.
Viruses have an amazing capacity to mutate. But what if we could turn that against them? Richard Plemper, professor in the Institute for Biomedical Sciences, is working to exploit this rapid evolution.
Nutrition and physical therapy graduate students took the top placement in the sixth annual Lewis College Graduate Research Conference. More than 58 students submitted individual and group research projects and gave presentations via a virtual platform.
Georgia State s Libraries have received a $350,000 grant from the Council on Library and Information Resources to digitize and provide access to AFL-CIO Civil Rights Southeast Division and national-level records from the AFL, CIO and AFL-CIO Civil Rights Department.
Assistant Professor Natalie R. Davis and colleagues from Northwestern University analyzed three years’ worth of data from an after-school program to better understand how and when students demonstrated moments of self-determination.
Renowned investigative journalist, Pulitzer Prize-winning author and professor of practice Douglas Blackmon leads Georgia State students to examine some of American history’s most difficult chapters and bring to life the stories of the people who suffered through them.
Dr. Andrew Gewirtz, a professor in the Institute for Biomedical Sciences at Georgia State University, has received a four-year federal grant just over $2 million to study how inflammation and altered gut microbiota, the microorganisms living in the intestine, influence the development of a group of diseases referred to as metabolic syndrome.
Gerardo Chowell, a professor of epidemiology in the School of Public Health at Georgia State, reflects on his work, what experts have learned about COVID-19 in the past year and what to expect for the future.
To gain a better understanding of expert-recommended science trade books and how they may support science learning, a team of College of Education & Human Development faculty and students studied 400 books from the National Science Teachers Association’s 2010-2017 book lists.
With vaccine rollout underway and picking up steam concurrent to emerging virus variants, Rajeev Dhawan of the Economic Forecasting Center at Georgia State University’s Robinson College of Business said recovery remains “an economic tango led by the virus. Reaching a sustained recovery by early 2022 is contingent on the speed and efficacy of vaccinations by mid-2021.”
Faculty in the College of Education & Human Development’s Adult Literacy Research Center received a $15,000 grant from the Atlanta Global Research and Education Collaborative to adapt a trauma intervention program for culturally- and linguistically-diverse communities.
CEHD Associate Professor Chenyi Zhang received a $50,000 grant from the Sandra Dunagan Deal Center for Early Language and Literacy to incorporate trauma-informed practices into early childhood literacy instruction.
Assistant Professor Ben Shapiro is part of an interdisciplinary team that received a $1.4 million National Science Foundation grant to create a new type of training model for universities to employ and help people in underserved communities pursue careers in data science.
CEHD Associate Professor Tim Kellison published a new article on the trend of elected officials approving public funding for professional sports stadiums and its implications for voters, political leaders and sports teams.
Professor Michael Landau previously would have suggested people limiting their online presence if they don’t want to be tracked. Because the pandemic now requires most people to login to different websites for work or school, that’s not possible.
The College of Education & Human Development’s Urban Child Study Center has been awarded a five-year, $750,000 grant from the Georgia Department of Education to study the state of Georgia’s implementation of a federally-funded literacy initiative.
The Creative Media Industries Institute (CMII) at Georgia State University has partnered with software developer Reallusion to establish real-time animation and motion-capture lab software for students and studios.
Georgia State University assistant professors Claire Donehower and Sarah Hansen have received a five-year, $2.25 million grant from the U.S. Department of Education to support social-communication learning for elementary-aged students with intellectual disabilities.
Treatment of SARS-CoV-2 infection with a new antiviral drug, MK-4482/EIDD-2801 or Molnupiravir, completely suppresses virus transmission within 24 hours, researchers in the Institute for Biomedical Sciences at Georgia State University have discovered.
Assistant Professor Min Kyu Kim and Department of Learning Sciences alumnus Tuba Ketenci developed and tested a learner profiling model to better understand students’ interactions in online discussion settings.
Jennifer Esposito, chair of the College of Education & Human Development’s Department of Educational Policy Studies, is working with Tisha Lewis Ellison from the University of Georgia to better understand what training and support teachers received when they had to shift to online teaching due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Moderately increasing prescription drug prices did not affect the hospitalization risk of Medicare recipients with heart failure also enrolled in Medicare Part D pharmacy plans, according to researchers at Georgia State University.
Researchers are developing the Belonging and Empathy, With Intentional Targeted Helping (BE WITH) project, which is designed to reduce social isolation, loneliness and elevated suicide risk in racially diverse older adults, the demographic hardest hit by COVID-19.
As Black communities are being devastated by COVID-19, Georgia State researchers are working to illuminate the ways systemic racism drives health disparities, harming and even killing African Americans.
The Prevention Research Center at Georgia State has teamed up with the city of Clarkston, Ga., to distribute multilanguage lawn signs on COVID-19 protections in high-pedestrian areas to help curb the spread of the disease.
The College of Law Center for the Comparative Study of Metropolitan Growth received a grant from the Georgia Department of Transportation to research legal issues related to right-of-way land acquisition for highway projects crossing navigable waterways.
Georgia State University’s School of Public Health has received federal funding to help build a workforce of trained professionals to implement sexual assault prevention practices and activities in the military.
The world is increasingly filled with discarded plastic, and recycling alone won’t cut it. At Georgia State, biology professor Eric Gilbert is using tiny microbes to make a big dent in our plastic problem.
There are common vulnerabilities among three lethal coronaviruses, SARS-CoV-2, SARS-CoV-1 and MERS-CoV, such as frequently hijacked cellular pathways, that could lead to promising targets for broad coronavirus inhibition, according to a study by an international research team that includes scientists from the Institute for Biomedical Sciences at Georgia State University.
In an article published in Teaching and Supervision in Counseling, Professor Catharina Chang and doctoral student Ashlei Rabess consider whether the counseling profession as a whole has a signature pedagogy for multicultural and social justice knowledge.
Professor Beth Cianfrone and Associate Professor Tim Kellison published an article in the International Journal of Sport Communication about the NCAA Men’s Basketball Final Four tournament cancellation and how the related community events had to adapt during a sudden public health crisis.
Associate Professor Gholnecsar (Gholdy) Muhammad and CEHD alum Sherell McArthur (Ph.D. ’14) co-authored a study highlighting the history of Black female writers and investigating how Black women today use their voices to make sense of the difficulties they face.
The University Council for Educational Administration has selected Georgia State University as the next host of its Center for the Study of Leadership in Urban Schools, one of eight UCEA centers nationwide.
Dr. Leszek Ignatowicz, a professor in the Institute for Biomedical Sciences at Georgia State, will study how changes in the microorganisms in the gut, referred to as intestinal microbiota, cause the immune system to decline as organisms get older.
In a report recently published by the National Education Policy Center, Associate Professor Kristen Buras outlines how Black communities in New Orleans were disproportionately impacted by Hurricane Katrina and how those same issues are playing out nationally during the current COVID-19 pandemic.
Assistant Professor Jennifer Darling-Aduana co-authored a book entitled, “Equity and Quality in Digital Learning: Realizing the Promise in K-12 Education,” which outlines recent research findings and offers digital learning strategies and practices that schools can consider.
For more than 25 years, Georgia State University’s Project Healthy Grandparents has assisted grandparents who are raising grandchildren in parent-absent homes through home visitation services. But since the COVID-19 virus outbreak began, the PHG nurses and social workers found inventive new ways to support the families in a virtual environment.
Working with a $1.4 million grant from the U.S. Department of Education’s Institute of Education Sciences, professor Cynthia Puranik and colleagues are developing a writing-focused intervention program for students who have language-based learning disabilities.
Master’s and doctoral students took top prizes in the finals of the 2020 Three-Minute Thesis (3MT) competition, where they were challenged to explain their research and scholarship to a general audience in a short time.
Assistant Professor Naomi Jessup encourages teachers to facilitate more conversations among students about how to solve mathematical problems and how that knowledge can be applied to students’ lives outside of the classroom.
Christopher Basler, professor and director of the Center for Microbial Pathogenesis in the Institute for Biomedical Sciences at Georgia State University, has received a $100,000 COVID-19 Fast Grant to study enzymes that are critical for the replication of SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19.
Sudeep Lama, a master’s degree student in the Institute for Biomedical Sciences, spent his summer working with an international medical device company to market a new diagnostic tool that will soon be available to help epilepsy patients.
Can in-home piano therapy help homebound stroke survivors achieve better motor skills outcomes? Georgia State University researchers, Yi-An Chen of occupational therapy in the Byrdine F. Lewis College of Nursing and Health Professions and Martin Norgaard of the School of Music, found in preliminary results that piano therapy was enjoyable and effective.
In a recently-published collection of papers, Associate Professor Michelle Zoss and other educators explain how incorporating the arts in their English language arts classrooms can help high school students better connect with the material they’re learning.
Dr. Christopher Basler, professor and director of the Center for Microbial Pathogenesis in the Institute for Biomedical Sciences at Georgia State University, has received a five-year, $2.94 million federal grant to study unique features of Ebola and Marburg viruses that control how the virus family expresses its genes and escapes immune responses.
A new antiviral drug that is effective against a broad range of human pathogens in the paramyxovirus family, such as the human parainfluenzaviruses and measles virus, has been discovered by researchers in the Institute for Biomedical Sciences at Georgia State University.
Congratulations to Dr. Dawn Aycock, one of 11 nurse scientists accepted to the first class of the Betty Irene Moore Fellowships for Nurse Leaders and Innovators. The fellowship recognizes nursing scholars/innovators with high potential to accelerate leadership in nursing research, practice, education and more.
Professors Lauren Sudeall and Daniel Pasciuti are working with Georgia Appleseed Center for Law and Justice and a number of other organizations to track eviction proceedings in courts across the state in light of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Dr. Richard Plemper, Distinguished University Professor in the Institute for Biomedical Sciences, has been awarded a five-year, $3.65 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to develop antiviral therapeutics for the treatment of respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) infections.
Dean’s Doctoral Fellow Wade Morris and CEHD Professor Chara Bohan analyzed history textbooks published between 1870 and 1920 and found that over time, Southern accounts of Civil War events influenced those published in Northern history books.
Dean’s Doctoral Fellow Cassandra Hinger explores social justice advocacy, or the ways psychologists can promote policies and practices that give disadvantaged groups the tools and support they need to improve their lives.
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.
Dean’s Doctoral Fellow Meng-Wei Lin and Assistant Professor Feng Yang conducted a study to better understand gait stability for people with MS and use this knowledge to design more effective interventions for preventing falls.
Dean’s Doctoral Fellow Scott Cohen and Assistant Professors Jessica Scott and Patrick Enderle conducted a study to gauge ASL resources available for educators and how well they communicated nuanced scientific concepts.
Detailed methods on how to perform research on SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, including procedures that effectively inactivate the virus to enable safe study of infected cells have been identified by virologists in the Institute for Biomedical Sciences at Georgia State University.
Dr. Leszek Ignatowicz, a professor in the Institute for Biomedical Sciences at Georgia State University, has received a five-year, $1.95 million federal grant to study what causes autoimmunity in the human body.
College of Education & Human Development faculty members Brian Williams, Nancy Schafer and Diane Truscott established a new project to provide access to quality science instruction at Title I elementary schools in Atlanta.
Georgia State University has joined a national partnership with the American Institutes for Research (AIR) and two other universities aimed at building a pipeline of diverse candidates who can contribute to behavioral and social science research and application.
Foods, such as French fries, cheese, cookies, soda, and sports and energy drinks, are commonly found in the diets of United States adults with inflammatory bowel disease, according to a new study by researchers in the Institute for Biomedical Sciences at Georgia State University.
Georgia State University assistant professor Laura Shannonhouse has research-based COVID-19 guidelines for caregivers, volunteers and individuals who are supporting the older adult populations in their areas.
The faculty of Georgia State University’s J. Mack Robinson College of Business are the most productive researchers in Georgia and fourth in the Southeast, according to 2020 rankings from the Naveen Jindal School of Management at the University of Texas at Dallas (UTD).
Not wanting to substitute one addictive product for another was cited as a major reason why U.S. smokers who have never used electronic nicotine delivery systems (ENDS) rejected them as a means to quit cigarettes, according to a new study by tobacco researchers.
Dr. Tim Denning, professor and associate director of the Institute for Biomedical Sciences at Georgia State University, has received a four-year, $1.67 million federal grant to study how an immunological pathway influences inflammatory signaling in the intestine that can lead to chronic human diseases such as inflammatory bowel disease.
A novel nanoparticle vaccine that combines two major influenza proteins is effective in providing broad, long-lasting protection against influenza virus in mice, showing promise as a universal flu vaccine, according to a study by the Institute for Biomedical Sciences at Georgia State University.
Targeted immunization against bacterial flagellin, a protein that forms the appendage that enables bacterial mobility, can beneficially alter the intestinal microbiota, decreasing the bacteria’s ability to cause inflammation and thus protecting against an array of chronic inflammatory diseases, according to a new study by the Institute for Biomedical Sciences and the Neuroscience Institute at Georgia State University.
Researchers at Georgia State’s School of Public Health will coordinate a regional partnership with universities and state agencies to help parents with addiction issues improve their lives and the lives of their children.
Michaels has been named director of Georgia State University’s Office of Technology Licensing & Commercialization, which helps university scientists bring their inventions and discoveries from the lab into the marketplace.
The ongoing global slowdown and the U.S.-China trade spat are fostering a deteriorating business investment climate, and a slowdown in job growth has made consumers wary of spending, according to Rajeev Dhawan of the Economic Forecasting Center at Georgia State’s Robinson College of Business.
The number of U.S. adults who perceive e-cigarettes to be at as harmful as, or more harmful than, cigarettes has increased between 2017 and 2018, even prior to the national outbreak of vaping-related lung disease and deaths, a study by tobacco researchers from Georgia State University’s School of Public Health has found.
Georgia State University’s College of Education & Human Development is expanding its teacher residency programs to rural districts in Georgia with its new Network for Urban and Rural Teachers United for Residency Engagement (NURTURE) Project.
Faculty members Christopher Tullis, Sarah Hansen and Claire Donehower have established a new initiative to combat the shortage of educators and behavior analysts who can support young children with high-intensity needs.
Georgia State University Professor Terri Pigott will coordinate a five-day research institute designed to teach early career STEM educators important data analysis skills necessary for high-quality STEM education research.
The gravest health threats facing developing countries are not viral outbreaks or parasites, but chronic conditions such as heart disease and cancer. Professor Collins O. Airhihenbuwa has pioneered a culturally informed approach to confront the global spread of these diseases.
A new antiviral drug that induces mutations in the genetic material of influenza virus is highly effective in treating influenza infection in animals and human airway tissue and could be a groundbreaking advance in influenza therapy, according to a study by the Institute for Biomedical Sciences at Georgia State University.
The presence of specific microbiota, or microorganisms that live in the digestive tract, can prevent and cure rotavirus infection, which is the leading cause of severe, life-threatening diarrhea in children worldwide, according to a new study by the Institute for Biomedical Sciences at Georgia State University.
Political science researchers found that the impact of emotions was stronger for women viewers of the first presidential election debate of 2016 between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton than it was for men.
Creating mutations in a key Ebola virus protein that helps the deadly virus escape from the body’s defenses can make the virus unable to produce sickness and activate protective immunity in the infected host, according to a study by the Institute for Biomedical Sciences at Georgia State University.
Psychology researchers at Georgia State University are using large-scale imaging analysis to study how symptoms associated with schizophrenia, bipolar disorder and major depression relate to changes in the brain.
Georgia State University’s College of Education & Human Development, Clayton County Public Schools and Curriculum Associates will work together on a new $1.2 million grant program to support Clayton County middle school teachers implementing the county’s math curriculum in their classrooms.
Trade tensions, a reduction in business investment and an earlier than usual presidential election swoon are contributing to a lowered growth path for 2020-21, according to Rajeev Dhawan of the Economic Forecasting Center at Georgia State University’s Robinson College of Business.
Targeting specific areas of the measles virus polymerase, a protein complex that copies the viral genome, can effectively fight the measles virus and be used as an approach to developing new antiviral drugs to treat the serious infectious disease, according to a study by the Institute for Biomedical Sciences at Georgia State University published in PLoS Pathogens.
CEHD professor Joe Magliano and assistant professor Kathryn McCarthy are co-principal investigators in a research project that will analyze students’ reading comprehension through a two-year, $599,973 grant from the U.S. Department of Education.
College of Education & Human Development professor David Houchins has received a four-year, $3.2 million grant from the National Center for Special Education Research to study a blended learning literacy program in juvenile justice schools.
Blocking the ability of the bacterial pathogen that causes gonorrhea to uptake the mineral zinc can stop infection by this widespread sexually transmitted infection, according to a study by the Institute for Biomedical Sciences at Georgia State University.
Women of color and young women may face elevated risks of developing triple-negative breast cancers, a type of cancer that spreads more quickly than most other types and doesn’t respond well to hormone or targeted therapies, a study published in CANCER, a peer-reviewed journal of the American Cancer Society, shows.
The shape and connectivity of brain networks — discrete areas of the brain that work together to perform complex cognitive tasks — can change in fundamental and recurring ways over time, according to a study led by Georgia State.
Influenza remains a major public health risk, and Dr. Baozhong Wang, associate professor in Georgia State University’s Institute for Biomedical Sciences, has received a five-year, $3.26 million federal grant to combat this threat by developing a universal vaccine that offers more protection against influenza than seasonal vaccines.
Small molecules found in fecal matter could provide clues to the early inflammation found in chronic gut conditions, such as inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), and serve as new biomarkers for diagnosis, according to a study led by the Institute for Biomedical Sciences at Georgia State University.
A unique adjuvant, a substance that enhances the body’s immune response to toxins and foreign matter, can prevent vaccine-enhanced respiratory disease, a sickness that has posed a major hurdle in vaccine development for respiratory syncytial virus (RSV), according to a study led by the Institute for Biomedical Sciences at Georgia State University.
Researchers in Georgia State University’s School of Public Health have been awarded a five-year, $3.15 million grant by the National Institutes of Health (NIH)’s National Cancer Institute to further develop and evaluate a text messaging program to help people quit smoking.
The Green Sports Alliance named the College of Education & Human Development’s Center for Sport and Urban Policy one of its 2019 Environmental Innovators of the Year, a designation given to both individuals and organizations for their tremendous work in the sports greening movement.
Georgia State University College of Education & Human Development associate professor Cynthia Puranik has received a five-year, $3 million grant from the U.S. Department of Education’s Institute of Education Sciences to study a writing intervention program.
Better community education and communication are critical for increasing levels of blood donation among minorities, according to a study by researchers at Georgia State University and Georgia Southern University.
The National Child Welfare Workforce Institute (NCWWI) has named the Georgia Division of Family and Children Services (GA-DFCS), Georgia State University and the University of Georgia one of eight national NCWWI Agency-University Partnership Workforce Excellence sites.
Dr. Cynthia Nau Cornelissen, a leading researcher in the study of infectious diseases, including sexually transmitted infections (STIs), has been named director of the Center for Translational Immunology in the Institute for Biomedical Sciences at Georgia State University.
Georgia State University College of Education & Human Development faculty members Christine Thomas and Natalie King have received a six-year, $3 million grant from the National Science Foundation to address the shortage of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) teachers in urban schools, especially Black and Latinx men.
The timing of a hurricane is one of the primary factors influencing its impact on the spread of mosquito-borne infectious diseases such as West Nile Virus, dengue, chikungunya and Zika, according to a study led by Georgia State University.
Female presidents have less power to shape policy and are held to higher standards in key policy areas than male presidents, according to a new study led by a Georgia State political science researcher.
Your body is much more than just flesh and bones. It’s a complex ecosystem teeming with trillions of microorganisms, which — as Georgia State scientists are finding — may be the key to understanding and treating all kinds of disease.
An increasing number of American adults believe e-cigarettes are as or more harmful to health than cigarettes, according to a study by researchers at Georgia State University’s School of Public Health.