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Chasing Clues: Identifying the First Homecoming

Determining when Homecoming began as a named “tradition” at Georgia State is not an easy task. Sources disagree, are unclear, and sometimes are mistaken. The Technite student newspaper (a name reflecting our origin as Georgia Tech’s Evening School of Commerce) … Continue reading

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Faculty Research: The Changing Face of Atlanta

More than 5.7 million people call metro Atlanta home — that’s a more than 300 percent increase over the past 45 years. Specifically, the Atlanta MSA has morphed from just five counties to 29, sprawling across 8,376 square miles (an … Continue reading

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War on Poverty’s 50th Anniversary

January marks the 50th Anniversary of the War on Poverty, legislation initiated by President Lyndon B. Johnson.  The War on Poverty was launched to combat the almost sixteen percent poverty rate (Table 13) for families. The legislation led to programs … Continue reading

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GSU receives $10 million grant to support adult literacy

box of bargain books

The books in the photo on the left  may be selling for only $4 each, but the ability to read them is truly priceless.  Poor literacy is often associated with poverty and can create intergenerational cycles furthering the ill effects … Continue reading

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What do Zulu hats, tile work, and divination have in common?

Moroccan tile

  Ask Dr. Iman Chahine in the College of Education. Chahine teaches the course, “Ethnomathematics and its Role in Sociocultural Traditions”. Ethnomathematics studies the way in which cultural groups use mathematics in daily activities and in problem solving. Students in … Continue reading

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Education Faculty Publish: Clinical Teacher Education

Chara Haeussler Bohan and Joyce E. Many (eds.) recently published the book, Clinical teacher education: Reflections from an urban professional development school network. The book shows how Georgia State University’s College of Education and College of Arts and Sciences partnered … Continue reading

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Recent Faculty Publication

Book cover

Congratulations to Dr. Barbara Meyers and Dr. Lydia Mays for their recent children’s book, The Long and the Short of It: A Tale About Hair. The book won two important awards including a Mom’s Choice award and a National Health Information Award. This … Continue reading

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