Thu., March 21, 2013 10:02am
An assistant professor at Georgia State University has been awarded a grant from the National Science Foundation. Misty Bentz received a five-year grant of more than $862,000 to measure the distance to galaxies where astronomers have pinpointed masses of black holes.
Mon., January 21, 2013 4:00am
Members of the Georgia State University marching band have been preparing for their day in the spotlight Monday in Washington. Presidential inauguration organizers selected the high-energy blue-and-white ensemble to be in the parade that follows President Obama's second swearing-in this morning. And they aren't the only Georgians participating.
Sat., January 19, 2013 6:00pm
The marching band at Georgia State University has landed its biggest gig — to perform at the inauguration of President Barack Obama.
Wed., November 7, 2012 7:47pm
Georgia State University has eliminated 110 positions to save about $4 million. Spokeswoman Andrea Jones says 25 of the jobs were filled and none of those jobs were faculty. Jones says they were mostly administrative support positions.
Tue., October 23, 2012 7:51am
Georgia State University has banned smoking and tobacco use on most of its campus. Tobacco use will be prohibited on all university owned or leased locations, indoors and outdoors, in garages and parking lots and in all college owned or leased vehicles.
Fri., September 14, 2012 10:30am
The Georgia State University School of Music has received a multimillion-dollar gift to support music students, faculty and programs. The planned gift comes from Atlanta alumna Aileen M. Valianos and her husband Chris. School officials did not specify the amount of the gift.
Mon., July 16, 2012 6:30am
A survey by the Georgia Credit Union Affiliates found that more than sixteen percent of Georgians are putting off home ownership. Experts believe fewer people believe buying a home is a good investment.
Tue., June 19, 2012 3:31pm
The Georgia Food Policy Council is gathering in Macon. They plan to propose policies aimed at improving Georgia's food and agricultural system.
Mon., June 18, 2012 11:00am
Georgia State University is launching a new Ph.D. program in nursing that fast-tracks undergraduate students wanting to go into health care research.
Wed., June 6, 2012 10:00am
Georgia State University officials are reversing a decision to do away with December commencement after an outcry from students.