Past Issues

Summer 2011

J. Mack Robinson

Robinson’s Way


Sweating the small details helped put Winifred Akande through Georgia State, and details were many the night of May 7, 2009.

Life in the Lab: Cheryl Case


Cheryl Case For Cheryl Case, a graduate student of anthropology, the city of Atlanta – in particular, the Booker T. Washington Community near Vine City – is her laboratory. She’s a “strategic neighbor,” meaning she has intentionally put down roots in a neighborhood where she’s not in the majority. As told to Jeremy Craig I…

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The Wild Life


“It’s called a ‘Liesegang,'” says Carson Tortorige, pointing up to a curved, reddish-brown band of iron embedded in an enormous sandstone outcrop along the Waterfall Trail in Cloudland Canyon State Park.

A Sweet Job


Kat Cole Kat Cole (M.B.A. ’10) has always viewed the world with no borders or boundaries. She went from being recommended as one of the best young employees serving wings at a Hooters of America restaurant in Orange Park, Fla., to eventually rising to vice president of the company. When she was just 19, Cole…

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Basketball

Feet First


For nearly 75 minutes, Ron Hunter has been talking – virtually non-stop, much like his basketball teams always run and shoot the three or dunk, the shot clock be damned.

On the Front Line of Public Health


Robert L. Jones When the public’s health is in danger, Robert L. Jones (B.S. ’77, M.S. ’79, Ph.D. ’86) and the Centers for Disease Control are there. For the centers to do their jobs, they need science – not just epidemiology, but an army of laboratory scientists developing cutting-edge methods for detecting a wide range…

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Robinson’s Way


Sweating the small details helped put Winifred Akande through Georgia State, and details were many the night of May 7, 2009.

Mr. Marvelous


For David Liss (M.A.’93), creating polished, awe-inspiring fictional characters is nothing new. But now, instead of crafting his own protagonist, the best-selling author is writing from the point of view of a bona-fide Marvel Comics superhero: The Black Panther. Last year, Liss made the jump from novels to comics when he was hired to pen…

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