ATLANTA–The School of Public Health at Georgia State University will host the U.S. Department of State-sponsored Fulbright Global Health Innovations Seminar, bringing up to 100 international scholars to campus Feb. 22-27, 2017.
Participants will be first-year Fulbright foreign students from other countries who are studying in master’s or doctoral programs around the United States.
Robert Moore and Julie Hotchkiss know what combining a travel adventure with an immersive learning experience can add to a student’s outlook and personal growth. Both huge proponents of expanding students’ worldviews, they contributed to the Andrew Young School Study Abroad Fund every year since the Dean’s Office began putting money into it.
Criminal justice undergraduate Ronnie Bryant is one of three students profiled as fall 2016 Georgia State graduates on the university’s website at gsu.edu. Following is the full feature. The Andrew Young School celebrates Bryant for her many achievements and for so powerfully modeling student success at Georgia State University.
“Social entrepreneurship is a growing field,” said social entrepreneur Chris Markl, co-founder of Kourage Athletics, who joined the university to design curriculum, manage programs and recruit students for the new degree program. “Social… more »
Recent research indicates one in five college students report having experienced a physically or emotionally abusive intimate relationship. Understanding and preventing intimate partner violence (IPV) among college-aged students is essential, given the extent to which this violence can result in academic, emotional and physical problems, according to research by a Georgia State University criminologist and… more »
Georgia State students learned what it takes to be a social entrepreneur during this fall’s uVenture Social Challenge. Each participant engaged in an interdisciplinary experience in creating and proposing innovative solutions to pressing social issues. The winning teams also walked away with prize money.
Andrew Young School alumna Elizabeth Searing (Ph.D. in Public Policy ’15) was recently awarded the Best Dissertation Award from the Public and Nonprofit Division of the Academy of Management at its annual meeting in Anaheim, California, for her work in nonprofit administration and strategy.
The Academy of Management, a national professional organization for management academics,… more »
ATLANTA – More citizens are less likely to vote for candidates of any party when corruption – real or perceived – is the incumbent office holder’s legacy, according to a study of Mexican voters published by Georgia State University economist Alberto Chong and his colleagues.
“Prior voting models have assumed that transparency… more »
The Andrew Young School of Policy Studies is pleased to welcome four new faculty to its ranks for the 2016-2017 academic year.
Among this year’s new faculty is Distinguished University Professor Jan Nijman, a pioneer in urban studies and a trained geographer. He is the director of the Georgia State University’s new Urban Studies… more »