When the Georgia State University School of Music stages “Le nozze di Figaro (The Marriage of Figaro)” this week, the audience will know what to expect in the farcical plot by the cues of the orchestral music.
Commanding those musical cues will be Michael Palmer, the Charles Thomas Wurm Distinguished Professor of Orchestral Studies… more »
Rice Scholar Marlena Collins doubles as Miss National Peanut Festival
Marlena Collins’ rural childhood in South Georgia did not seem remarkable at the time. She lived on a family farm there, surrounded by peanut fields. She took dance classes, volunteered at the local retirement home and spent lots of… more »
Georgia State University was recognized as the national leader in efforts to dramatically increase graduation rates by the Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities (APLU) Tuesday, Nov. 12.
The association, which represents 219 public research institutions and other organizations, named Georgia State the inaugural winner of its Most Visible Progress Trailblazer Award for “its exceptional… more »
Georgia State had a record fundraising year in fiscal year 2012-13, and devoted leadership donors helped set the tone. On Friday, Nov. 1, the university thanked its Presidents Society members with a reception and dinner at the Atlanta History Center.
“We’re grateful to these donors not only for their generous financial support,” said Walter Massey,… more »
Georgia State’s Presidential Scholars arrive on campus as incoming freshmen with more than just good grades. They possess the open minds, creativity, and dedication to hard work and discovery upon which our university was founded. In return, the Presidential Scholarship covers full tuition and fees and provides stipends for living expenses and study-abroad opportunities. Presidential… more »
The Georgia State University School of Public Health (SPH) has announced that Lockheed Martin will provide a $25,000 fellowship for a Ph.D. student to work with child maltreatment researchers in SPH’s National SafeCare Training and Research Center (NSTRC) on the Dad2K project. The student selected to receive the Lockheed Martin Fellowship is Elizabeth Chege,… more »