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No Bounds


Is Georgia State downtown’s savior? That was the question posed by editors at the Atlanta Journal-Constitution to President Mark Becker two years ago when it was first announced Georgia State was the lead suitor for the 77 acres of Turner Field and its surrounding parking lots. The question is a rhetorical one. In less than…

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Good Neighbor


On a Tuesday afternoon just south of Five Points, the peace and quiet can feel downright eerie. Brian Egan Bookended by a pair of MARTA stations, this stretch of Broad Street runs from Trinity Avenue to Alabama Street. Parking lots, vacant storefronts and wide sidewalks play host to flocks of foraging pigeons who navigate around the down-and-out seeking shelter under awnings. Brian Egan strolls down the street and…

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The Rise of the Pokéconomy


A new phenomenon has swept the globe: Pokémon Go. Released in the U.S. in July the augmented reality mobile game arrived with record-shattering numbers. Robinson College associate professor of marketing, Denish Shah, has been watching the game and its impacts in the market avidly. “This ramp up in numbers is unprecedented,” Shah says of the…

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Holding Pattern


When I was a kid, my mom would send me out to play after breakfast and I wouldn’t come home until dinner. Scores of older Americans describe their childhoods this way. Kids today know little of this freedom to wander during unstructured Saturdays. Between organized play dates and soccer games coached by mom or dad,…

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Enhancing Early Detection


A new technique developed at Georgia State has shown to be an accurate and non-invasive method to trace changes in cancers and treatment without using radiation. Led by Jenny Yang, Distinguished University Professor and associate director of the Center for Diagnostics and Therapeutics, researchers developed a new imaging agent they named ProCA1.GRPR and demonstrated that…

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A Singer’s Story


Not many people realize the Georgia State library holds the Johnny Mercer Collection. How did we get it? George Manners, the first dean of the business school, and his brother Nick were friends of Johnny’s wife Ginger and persuaded her to donate to Georgia State his private and professional papers as well as his memorabilia…

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With our distinguished faculty pioneering the latest advances in research and technology, Georgia State continues to lead with new approaches to higher education and student success. Spurred by the pluck that has always defined the university, our students, faculty, staff and administrators have collaborated to drive Georgia State to the forefront of a national discussion…

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TheBigDeal


The Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia is on track to give its final approval to the consolidation between Georgia State University and Georgia Perimeter College (GPC) in January. But that momentous vote won’t be the starting gun for the massive consolidation that will turn Georgia State into one of the largest…

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