Past Issues

Summer 2012

Environmental Design


Rec Center lauded for efficiency The Student Recreation Center at GSU received three Green Globes from the Green Building Initiative for its efforts to use less energy, conserve natural resources and emit fewer pollutants into the air. Green Globes is a building assessment program that offers ways to advance the overall environmental performance and sustainability…

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Professor Emeritus of English Virginia Spencer Carr

In Memoriam: Virginia Spencer Carr


By Roger Harris Professor Emeritus of English Virginia Spencer Carr Virginia Spencer Carr, biographer of Carson McCullers, John Dos Passos and Paul Bowles, died April 10 at her home in Lynn, Mass., after a brief illness. She was 82 years old. “The Lonely Hunter: A Biography of Carson McCullers,” first published by Doubleday in 1975,…

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Olympic Hospitality


More than a dozen Robinson College of Business students, pictured beneath the bridge to Atlanta’s Olympic flame cauldron, studied both the city’s 1996 and London’s 2012 summer games this Maymester Maymester at Georgia State sees Panthers from all schools of the university fan out across the globe for brief but intense study abroad experiences. Among…

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Alex Sayf Cummings

The Guest List: Alex Sayf Cummings


Copyright law can be arcane and confusing, but it affects our lives every day as students, teachers, creators and consumers. Alex Sayf Cummings, assistant professor of history and co-editor of the site Tropics of Meta, offers 10 interesting facts about copyright. Alex Sayf Cummings 1. The first copyright law in the United States only provided…

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Hunger and Obesity… A Strange Paradox


Addressing food insecurity during uncertain times Debra L. Kibbe By Debra L. Kibbe In 2006, the Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations reported on hunger and obesity in developing countries. Today it is clear these conditions are not only found in developing societies but also in industrialized countries. Stated simply, many women and…

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Class Notes


Class notes are the perfect way to share your news with friends and classmates. Read about your classmates in this issue of GSU Magazine, then share your own news, achievements, accomplishments and photos. Mail your class notes to GSU Magazine, P.O. Box 3983, Atlanta, GA 30302-3983 or e-mail them to winman@gsu.edu. 1970s Stephen Garber (M.A.…

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Global

Global


Highlighting the good works of GSU around the world By Ann Claycombe Gayle Nelson,Eric Friginal and May Khadim Al-Khazraji Gayle Nelson and Eric Friginal, professors in the Department of Applied Linguistics, and May Khadim Al-Khazraji from the University of Baghdad, are teaming up as part of a three-year, $1 million collaboration to help improve the…

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Abigail Tere-Apisah

Advantage Abigail


By Randy Lieberman Abigail Tere-Apisah Eight years ago and more than 9,000 miles away on a synthetic-surfaced tennis court in the scalding Oceania sun, a young girl began a journey. With the help of her parents, she traveled to eight different countries on the way to Georgia and college tennis’ biggest stage. For Abigail Tere-Apisah,…

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