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Alumna Sucheta Rawal Is Using Dinners to Open Doorways to the World

Sucheta Rawal says she’d never left her native India before coming to the United States to visit colleges. She picked a good time to get some international exposure.

“I came to Atlanta during the Olympics and visited Georgia State and Georgia Tech. I knew I wanted to study business, so this was an obvious choice… more »

CARE’s Helene Gayle Speaks at World Affairs Council of Atlanta Conference on Global Hunger

“One in six children in developing countries is malnourished,” says Helene Gayle, M.D., M.P.H., president and CEO of CARE USA. “We know what that means in terms of leaving them vulnerable to infections, poor growth and poor developmental functions.” Twenty million children worldwide, she says, have had their growth stunted by inadequate nutrition, while another… more »

Georgia State University Named a New Model of Higher Education by Leading Policy Institute

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ATLANTA — Georgia State University’s intense strategic focus on student retention and graduation rates has earned the institution a spot as one of just six national universities highlighted as models of national higher education reform in a report by a leading public policy center.

The… more »

Remembering a Pioneer — and Creating New Ones: The Dr. Cleon C. Arrington Scholarship in the Sciences

Cleon C. Arrington knew the burdens of being a pioneer. As a senior research chemist with Monsanto in the 1960s, he was constantly reminded how few African-Americans there were in his field. “All of his time there, he was the only black chemist involved in the process,” remembers his widow, Judy. “He got tired of… more »

Student Darius Devlin Is a Grateful Recipient of The Dr. Cleon C. Arrington Scholarship for the Sciences

Darius Devlin figured he’d have to wait a while to get involved in serious research. Coming out of high school, he wanted to explore the genetic links to disorders such as Down syndrome and diabetes; Darius figured he might have to wait until graduate school to see the inside of a lab. That was before… more »