As college students head to campus this month, administrators across the country are mindful of Georgia State University and a program it tested to help students who have been accepted actually enroll and attend classes.
A new mapping tool intended to quantify the disparity of legal access in Georgia also shows some striking facts about the state’s population. For instance, a third of Gwinnett County residents don’t speak English at home and a third of Gwinnett’s households don’t have Internet access.
Georgia State University is maintaining the momentum in the days approaching the Aug. 31 home opener in its new football stadium with the announcement the field is named for noted alumnus Parker H. “Pete” Petit. Petit Field will be the centerpiece in a stadium still open for naming rights.
Consider this comment from a young adult quoted in a new health study led by a researcher at Georgia State University: “I smoke [pot] recreationally, but it still has those medical effects because I work and UPS, and I lift boxes all day. … I’m sore a lot of the times. But I don’t even notice these days because I’m so medicated.”
The team redeveloping Turner Field announced Monday that it has proposed a long-term agreement to four groups designated to represent the surrounding neighborhood. The team also met, reportedly, with stauncher advocates who have called for greater community involvement from the development team – a demand that has gained some level of support from some Atlanta City Council members.
The bottom line of a nuanced report on Georgia’s shrinking middle class is that the divide between the wealthy and low income is becoming ever more stark and could create wide-reaching impacts, according to the authors at Georgia State University.
A report released Monday by Georgia State University shows dramatic changes in metro Atlanta’s demographics since 1970. The population is more diverse, older, better educated, and living closer together. The proportion of middle income households has declined slightly since the Great Recession.
The South Pole is in the news today, as Buzz Aldrin, one of two men to walk on the moon in 1969, was evacuated from a research facility just as a Georgia State University professor is preparing to open a new facility to study the Sun’s “magic carpet” and, hopefully, solve a 75-year-old enigma.
Georgia State University plans to restore Hurt Park in downtown Atlanta, an historic greenspace that was opened in 1940 and later heralded as a major accomplishment in the first administration of legendary Mayor William B. Hartsfield.
The incoming dean of Georgia State University’s College of Arts and Sciences is arriving from the University of Kansas, where her academic research delved into the linguistics of a Native American language spoken in northern Montana and southern Alberta, Canada.
Georgia State University has received good news about its credit rating as the university comes closer to needing about $100 million to pay for its share of buying and redeveloping Turner Field and its environs.
A shooting death Wednesday following an altercation outside a Downtown Atlanta homeless shelter underscores the dangers facing the region’s homeless youths, whose issues are detailed in a new report from Georgia State University.
Georgia’s film tax credit program may be the grand slam Gov. Nathan Deal contends, but a new GSU report reveals caveats such as the average wage paid for film jobs in Georgia was the lowest average wage among the top 10 states.
Georgia’s economy and employment rate are improving, but that doesn’t mean the state government will have a surge of revenues available to lawmakers when they devise a budget in the upcoming Legislative session, according to a new report from Georgia State University.
Researchers at Georgia State University think they’ve found a better way to detect prediabetes, a condition that can be a precursor of diabetes – the seventh leading cause of death in the United States.
There’s one major reason Georgia State University is viewed as a front-runner in the effort to redevelop Turner Field – GSU has been implementing a vision to redevelop its neighborhood into a walkable community since the 1990s.