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From the President


I had the pleasure last month of cutting the ribbon for the opening of Georgia State’s newest interactive space on campus. We call it CURVE (Collaborative University Research and Visualization Environment) and it’s a place where technology and classroom teaching intersect in amazing new ways. A dozen 55-inch displays wrap around the room, allowing professors…

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From the President


Georgia State has a long history of partnerships that benefit the university, Atlanta and the state. There are hundreds of links among the university, its colleges and schools and organizations that are crucial to a vital and vibrant community, and to providing extraordinary experiential learning opportunities for students. The College of Law, for example, has…

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From the President


Economic Development Georgia State is educating industry’s future leaders and transitioning its research into the marketplace As a member of the Metro Atlanta Chamber’s Business Higher Education Council, I’m often asked about what universities are doing to help Atlanta grow. What are we doing to jump-start our region’s economy, build collaborative relationships with the business…

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Expanding Horizons


Mark P. Becker This is a very exciting fall at Georgia State University. In August, we welcomed our largest and, we believe, best prepared freshman class in our history. And in September, we kicked off the inaugural season of Panther football, a history-making milestone for GSU and the Atlanta community. Another milestone this fall was…

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A Kickoff to History


For years, countless individuals on our campus and elsewhere have been working very hard to make Georgia State University football a reality. Coaches and a staff were hired. Contracts were signed. Players were recruited.

Enriching Communities, Impacting Lives


In my more than two years here, I have cherished little more than the many wonderful people I’ve met – alumni, students, faculty, staff, community supporters and other friends of GSU; they are people who are passionate about Georgia State University. At every turn, it seems, I meet yet another person with an amazing story…

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