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Georgia State Magazine

Fall 2015

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Culture Change


Six ambitious football players parachuted into the Georgia State football complex on Martin Luther King Jr. Drive in January. That’s six trained-up ballers arriving to join the scuffling Panthers and help them finally get a big toe into the door of Division 1 football, instead of having that toe bloodied as the door slammed on…

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Positive Action


On a rainy September morning in San Jose, Costa Rica, Gabi Zedlmayer is trekking through the La Selva rainforest, catching up with scientists monitoring the region’s ecosystem. Zedlmayer, vice president and chief progress officer at Hewlett-Packard, guides the company’s sustainability efforts ranging from healthcare to education and job creation to conservation. The sun rises on…

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Legacy in the Making


Georgia State runs in the family for Anna Boswell. The travel-loving junior wasn’t the first in her family to attend Georgia State. Boswell’s great-grandmother graduated with a bachelor of commercial science degree in 1938. Boswell is a recent recipient of the Alumni Association Legacy Scholarship. Given her strong familial ties to the campus, you might…

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In Print


Jess Hinshaw and his wife Beth (M.Ed. ‘10) needed one last adventure before entering the professional world. “I was worried that my life was moving in the direction of permanence, and I wanted to travel before I got settled,” Hinshaw said. The couple had an old friend in Joshua Warlick (B.F.A. ‘08) who taught English…

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The Bat Man


Since 2006, white-nose syndrome has killed an estimated seven million bats in the eastern United States. Last year, the deadly fungal disease was discovered in Georgia. The plague is responsible for the steepest wildlife decline in the past century in North America, according to Bat Conservation International. “Bats are tremendous consumers of pests and insects,…

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Golf Gone Global


Women’s Golf Coach Cathy Mant, a former LPGA Tour Pro and five-time conference coach of the year, led U.S. Juniors in World Golf Competition in Nagoya, Japan.

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