• Georgia State Economist Finds Obesity Follows Growth Of Big-Box Retailers And RestaurantsBig-box retailers Costco, Sam’s Club, BJ’s Wholesale and Walmart, along with full-service and fast-food restaurants, are key contributors to the nation’s obesity epidemic, according to research by a health economist in the Andrew Young School of Policy Studies at Georgia State University. Americans now live near an abundance of cheap and readily available food from… more »
  • Georgia State Researchers Set Record For Funding With 30 Percent Increase Over Last YearResearchers at Georgia State University have achieved a record level of funding–$53 million–in the first two quarters of fiscal year 2015, a 30 percent increase over last year’s $39.9 million awarded in the same period. This funding represents a 50 percent increase in research funding over 2011. “We have done very well over the first… more »

Paul Lombardo

One Legal Legend Brings Another to Georgia State

Noted attorney Bobby Lee Cook, said to be the inspiration for the TV character Matlock, is leaving a real-life legacy at Georgia State: The professorship he endowed brought internationally renowned health law expert Paul Lombardo to the College of Law. And Lombardo is helping to shape the school’s Center for Law, Health & Society into a vital resource for insight into health care and medical ethics.
Ranjita Nair

Fijian Ranjita Nair Is Making a Difference at Georgia State

Ranjita Nair grew up in an orphanage in Fiji but got a chance at a brighter future with the help of the Rotary organization and the Georgia State community. Now she’s paying it forward, both for future Robinson College of Business students and young girls half a world away .
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Your gifts to the Georgia State Annual Fund provide scholarship resources for our diverse student body, strengthens important classroom and research funding for our faculty, and make growth possible for our many outreach programs.