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President Obama Cites Georgia State Retention Grants at White House Summit

President Barack Obama praised Georgia State University on Dec. 4 for helping more college students find pathways to graduation in a speech at the White House’s second College Opportunity Day of Action.

Obama cited Georgia State’s success with Panther Retention Grants, small grants that cover student balances to keep them in class, in his address… more »

Georgia State Announces New Media Production Center

Georgia State University will revitalize an area adjacent to Woodruff Park by creating a media production center for education, research and entrepreneurship and partnerships with the Georgia film, music, games and arts industries.

The media center will house the university’s new Creative Media Industries Institute, an interdisciplinary institute introduced this fall to build on the… more »

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 »