Past Issues

Fall 2012


At Issue: Why We Should Remember

The 50th anniversary of the desegregation of GSU By David Smith Jr. Georgia State University now graduates more African-American students than any other nonprofit college or university in America. We have come a long way in reaching this milestone. On the 50th anniversary of the desegregation of GSU, we should remember those first black students…

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Feline Phenom

By Kathleen Poe Ross When the city came to a snowy standstill for a week in January 2011, a portly, three-legged cat with a heart on its chest hit the streets. The kitty first appeared as an outsized graffiti tag, spray-painted on walls and bridges in neighborhoods like Candler Park and Cabbagetown alongside the word…

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Kim Reimann

Global: Kim Reimann

by Leah Seupersad Kim Reimann, associate professor of political science and director of the Asian Studies Center at GSU, recently facilitated an agreement with the Taipei Economic and Cultural Office in Atlanta for GSU to serve as an affiliate for the Taiwan Academy. The agreement will increase learning and research opportunities at GSU and make…

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Sports Profile: The Underdog

Jake Muasau stays humble, driven after brush with the NFL The New York Giants cut Jake Muasau on Aug. 31 after he signed with the team as an unrestricted free agent in the summer. He wants you to know that it’s not the end of his dream to play professional football. In fact, Muasau, the…

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Megan Lankford

Local: Megan Lankford

by Leah Seupersad Megan Lankford is one of 38 GSU students enrolled in the Early Childhood Education Urban Accelerated Certification and Masters’ Program that tutored a handful of recently resettled refugee children one-on-one at a Refugee Family Services (RFS) summer camp. “I love to teach and I love kids,” said Lankford, while working with a…

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Bryce Chung

Life in the Lab: Bryce Chung

Bryce Chung is a Ph.D. student in the Neuroscience Institute, working under both Don Edwards, Regents’ Professor of neuroscience, and biologist; and Robert Clewley, assistant professor of neuroscience and mathematics. Chung’s work blends computational neuroscience with biology to produce models of complex neurological systems. We are studying the role of sensory feedback in walking crayfish…

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Bill Curry

Curry to Retire at Season End

Bill Curry, Georgia State’s head football coach since the program’s inception in 2008, announced that he will retire from coaching following the 2012 season. “This has been a labor of love, but after this season, it will be the right time to step away from coaching,” said Curry, who will turn 70 in October. “I am blessed with good health, but I…

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The Guest List: Mary S. Moore

Mary S. Moore (B.B.A. ’93), founder and CEO of The Cook’s Warehouse, shares her top 10 kitchen essentials A quality, forged chef’s knife: The single most important tool in your kitchen. Forged knives are the most durable, hold their edge the best and are easy to sharpen. In terms of style, shape and length, the one that is…

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