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.
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.
Amber serves as the Academic Specialist for Public Management and Policy. Her duties include student support, instructor support, GRA coordinator, student events coordinator, and course scheduler for the department.
ATLANTA—International students attending universities in the United States, particularly females, may be less at risk for violent, non-sexual victimization than their domestic counterparts, due, in part, to their choices in lifestyles and activities, new research suggests.
Using data from the American College Health Association’s National College Health Assessment II, criminologists from Georgia State… more »
ATLANTA–African Americans who are mentally ill are at greater risk of being repeatedly victimized than are mentally ill white people, according to criminologists at Georgia State University.
The researchers found the rate of recurring victimization among this population remains stable over time, while it declines during the first year after release from inpatient psychiatric hospitalization… more »
This year the Georgia Health Policy Center is celebrating its 20th anniversary. The center has grown from a local policy adviser to a national thought leader, but remains committed to tackling the nation’s biggest challenges in health and health care with a focus on improving well-being one community at a time.
Plaques of honor and recognition cover the walls of DeKalb County Superior Court Judge Gregory A. Adams’ chambers. Phrases like “living legend” and “distinguished service” attest to his profound influence over a 30-plus-year career in the complex, nuanced and very public arena of criminal justice.
Yet Adams’ outlook on his life and career is… more »
ATLANTA – Protected forested areas in Brazil, Costa Rica, Indonesia and Thailand have prevented the release of more than 1,000 million additional tons of carbon dioxide into the atmosphere, an economic service provided by nature worth at least $5 billion, according to new research by Georgia State University economist Paul Ferraro with alumnus… more »
ATLANTA—When crafted correctly and enforced, public policy can influence the amount and pattern of alcohol consumption in populations and prevent a significant number of alcohol-related deaths according to new research by criminologist and social epidemiologist William Alex Pridemore at Georgia State University.
Alcohol-related harm is responsible for 2.5 million deaths annually and is… more »