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Gates Foundation Chief Executive Officer to Deliver Keynote Address at Georgia State Commencement


Sue Desmond-Hellmann, chief executive officer of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, will call on the Class of 2016 to stretch the limits of human possibility in her keynote address at Georgia State University’s spring commencement on Saturday,...
3-May-2016 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

More Than 3,300 Youth Are Homeless in Metro Atlanta, Project by Georgia State Univ. And Partners Finds


Georgia State University and its partners counted homeless and runaway youth ages 14 to 25 living in shelters, on the streets or in other precarious situations, in a project that is the first comprehensive, accurage count and assessment of the...
2-May-2016 12:30 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Georgia State University Researchers, Partners to Share Results of Atlanta Homeless Youth Count Project, May 3


Georgia State University and partner institutions have completed a comprehensive count and assessment of the number of homeless youth in Atlanta and its immediate environs.
28-Apr-2016 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Minimally Invasive Colitis Screening Using Infrared Technology Could Offer Fast, Simple Test for Disease, Study Finds


A minimally invasive screening for ulcerative colitis, a debilitating gastrointestinal tract disorder, using emerging infrared technology could be a rapid and cost-effective method for detecting disease that eliminates the need for biopsies and...
26-Apr-2016 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Socially Meaningful Sounds Can Change Ear, Improve Hearing, Study Finds


Hearing socially meaningful sounds can change the ear and enable it to better detect those sounds, according to researchers at Georgia State University who studied the phenomenon in green treefrogs.
25-Apr-2016 9:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Transgender College Students at Higher Risk for Suicide Attempts After Denial of Access to Bathrooms, Appropriate Housing, Study Finds


Transgender university and college students are at a significantly higher risk for suicide attempts when their campus experience includes denial of access to bathrooms and gender-appropriate campus housing, according to researchers at Georgia State...
19-Apr-2016 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

International College Students Are Less Likely to Experience Violent Crimes, New Research Suggests


New research suggests that students from abroad may be at less risk to experience violent, non-sexual victimization than their domestic counterparts, according to criminologists at Georgia State University and the University of West Georgia.
13-Apr-2016 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Imagery Effective Way to Enhance Memory, Reduce False Memories, Study Finds

Using imagery is an effective way to improve memory and decrease certain types of false memories, according to researchers at Georgia State University.
11-Apr-2016 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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