Past Issues

Fall 2010

At Issue: The Iraq War


The recent departure of the last American combat units from Iraq marks an appropriate time to take stock: Was the war worthwhile? Has it made the U.S. more secure?

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Mapping History


Jeremy Crampton, an associate professor of geography, is using newly declassified archives to help tell the stories of the geographers and cartographers whose maps helped soldiers navigate World War II battlefields.

Global


Elena Bargo (B.B.A. ’09), was vacationing in the Dominican Republic on Jan. 12, 2010, when she felt tremors from the earthquake that devastated neighboring Haiti. Four days later, she wrote to friends and family that she was postponing her return home indefinitely.

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Making the Grade


For the uninitiated, walking into a middle school math class might seem no less hectic than merging into rush hour traffic. But Nia Bernard, 22, a Georgia State University graduate student, has it under control.

GSU’s First President


Long before becoming Georgia State’s first president, George M. Sparks was a war correspondent who covered the Mexican Revolution, a city editor at The Macon Telegraph and a journalism professor at Mercer University and Georgia Tech.

Life in the Lab: Amy Ross


Photo taken by Carolyn Richardson Amy Ross is a Ph.D. student in the laboratory of Marise Parent, associate professor of neuroscience. Ross recently moved into the Neuroscience Institute in the new Petit Science Center, where she researches how diet affects the brain.   As told to Jeremy Craig Most of my research focuses on high fructose…

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Sports Profile: Courted Home


New head women’s basketball coach Sharon Baldwin-Tener is back in Atlanta and is ready to take the Panthers to new heights.

Bo Knows


Bo Schlechter, a starting wide receiver and punter for the Panthers, knows magnanimitas.