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Georgia State Has Largest, Most Diverse Freshman Class, Highest Honors Enrollment

For the ninth consecutive year, Georgia State University has set a record for its largest enrollment, growing in size, diversity and quality. At 3,370, the freshman class has grown by 8 percent since last year, with a record high school grade-point average of 3.4. Georgia State’s total enrollment stands at a record 32,842 as of… more »

Georgia State U. Is Ranked The Sixth Leading ‘Up and Coming’ University in Nation

Georgia State University has again been recognized as one of the most innovative and rapidly improving institutions in the nation, according to the 2015 “America’s Best Colleges” edition of U.S. News & World Report magazine.

The publication ranked Georgia State 6th in the country among the top “up and coming” universities, a list of schools… more »

Researcher Gets $2.8M Grant To Develop Drugs To Prevent, Treat RSV Infections

Dr. Richard Plemper, a professor in the new Institute for Biomedical Sciences at Georgia State University, has received a five-year, $2.83 million federal grant to develop novel therapeutics against Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV) infection.

The grant from the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute Of Child Health & Human Development of the National Institutes of Health… more »

Paul Alberto Named As New Dean For Georgia State’s College of Education

Dr. Paul Alberto, interim dean of Georgia State University’s College of Education since 2012, has been appointed dean of the college following a national search.

Alberto, a Regents’ Professor in Intellectual Disabilities, has led the college’s adoption of a seven-year strategic plan that sets a strong course for the future in research, student recruitment and… more »

Georgia State Receives $50,000 from Elton John AIDS Foundation for Work with Ex-Offenders

The Elton John AIDS Foundation has awarded the School of Public Health at Georgia State University a $50,000 grant to support training of ex-offenders to work with high-risk populations affected by HIV/AIDS.

As a result, neighborhoods in metro Atlanta will be better able to provide vital care to those populations that are hardest to… more »