Past Issues

Fall 2010

Life in the Lab: Amy Ross


Amy Ross, a grad student in the lab of Marise Parent, studies the effects of high fructose diets and memory loss in rats.

Legendary Leader


A.W. “Bill” Dahlberg (B.B.A. ’70) marches to the beat of his own drum – literally.

Focus on the First Amendment


Lee Armstrong Lumpkin (B.A. ’68) became the first woman promoted to a general manager position for a Cox television station in 1997.

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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Justice Goes International


For three months last year, DeKalb Co. Assistant District Attorney Jill Polster (J.D. ’01) temporarily put her job on hold to help bring a case against Jean-Pierre Bemba, former vice president of the Democratic Republic of Congo.

On Campus: Anna Oltman


A freshman majoring in nursing, Anna Oltmann is one of seven Presidential Scholars for 2010

Pigskin Planner


Even before the first snap of the Chick-fil-A Bowl on Dec. 31, Derek Martin (M.S. ’95), senior vice president of events for the Chick-fil-A Bowl, will already be looking ahead to the 2012 college football season.

Year of the Panther

Year of the Panther


BEIJING – Georgia State University President Mark Becker hurries through a crowded street in downtown Beijing. Horns blare as hundreds teem through a bustling marketplace with wares that include everything from embroidered shoes to cell phone parts.