Mark Reed teaches about murder: the types of murder, the kinds of people who murder, the ways to murder, but most importantly, the reasons why people murder. And one of the more popular courses this associate professor of Criminal Justice and Criminology teaches is CRJU 4900: Serial Killers.
When Sebastian Beckham Nix graduates in December, he hopes that the diploma for his B.S. in Public Policy-Nonprofit Studies will have the correct name on it. Nix, a transgender man known as Becks, entered Georgia State University in 2010.
While Becks is comfortable talking candidly about his past, he’s the exception rather than the rule.… more »
On Oct. 10, the 51st annual Georgia State University Distinguished Alumni Awards will recognize Eva Galambos, the first mayor of the new City of Sandy Springs and Andrew Young School alumna (Ph.D. ’69, Economics).
The awards are presented by the Georgia State Alumni Association each year to honor alumni who have become acknowledged leaders… more »
Alumnus Brent Potter is an award-winning architectural designer in Decatur. A specialist in designing home renovations adaptable to the changing needs of baby boomers and those who want to age in place, he says that his Andrew Young School degree provided him particularly unique skills that he needs to do the job well.
Childhood obesity rates have tripled over the last 30 years, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. In 2012, 31.8 percent – nearly one-in-three—children aged two to 19 were considered overweight or obese, 16.9 percent of them obese.
Although these rates have leveled in recent years, they are still exceptionally high according to… more »
Robert Moffitt, the Krieger-Eisenhower Professor of Economics at Johns Hopkins University, will present the 11th Annual W.J. Usery Lecture on October 8, 2014, from 10:30-noon at the Andrew Young School of Policy Studies, 14 Marietta St., in AYS Seminar Room 749.
“Robert Moffitt will examine our complex system of income support for low income households,”… more »