Top National and Regional News Coverage

June 29, 2017 Issue

News coverage validates the meaningful work being done here. It brings the perspectives of Georgia State people onto the public agenda, and it helps to build recognition of our university regionally, nationally and internationally. This compilation of news clips from the Office of Public Relations and Marketing Communications highlights some of the most prominent recent stories that focus on or include Georgia State. Some of the story links below are only accessible with a subscription. To request an electronic copy of an article, email gsudigest@gsu.edu.


THE CHRONICLE OF HIGHER EDUCATION

Georgia’s Mergers Offer Lessons,
And Cautions, To Other States

Georgia State’s consolidation with Perimeter College highlighted in an article about what other states with struggling universities could learn from the host of mergers and consolidations of colleges in Georgia.
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THE CHRONICLE OF HIGHER EDUCATION

Pressing Our Advantage

Rob Jenkins, associate professor of English, in an opinion piece about how community colleges are once again on the upswing.
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NPR

Shrimp Fight Club

Paula Stephan, professor of economics, in a story about the importance of science research funding. 
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THE ATLANTA JOURNAL CONSTITUTION

Senate Health Plan May Leave
680,000 More Georgians Without Insurance

Bill Custer, professor of health administration, in an article about the Congressional Budget Office releasing its score of the Senate health care plan this week.
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THE ATLANTA JOURNAL CONSTITUTION

Studies: Despair Plays Part
In Undiagnosed Breast Cancer In Georgia

An article about Georgia State researchers releasing a pair of new studies on breast cancer.
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THE ATLANTA JOURNAL CONSTITUTION

Metro Atlanta Jobless Rate Flat As Hiring Weakens

Rajeev Dhawan, director of the Economic Forecasting Center, in an article about the Atlanta unemployment rate holding steady at 4.5 percent in May.
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ATLANTA BUSINESS CHRONICLE

From The Beginning – A Commitment To Bringing Business Women Together

Karen Loch, professor of international business, on the impetus for creating the Women’s Leadership Forum and how it has evolved in the last 20 years.
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ATLANTA BUSINESS CHRONICLE

Into Top Gear: Fast-Growing Female Leaders
Help Their Organizations Succeed

Anne Dries, assistant dean for finance and administration in the Robinson College of Business, in an article about how poised and effective businesswomen who want to move ahead in their careers faster should consider traditional and counterintuitive guidance, from getting involved in the community and seeking mentors, to planning regular time away from work and being willing to take detours from the planned path.
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CURBED ATLANTA

Downtown Atlanta Parking Deck Transformed
Into Bright, Open Office Building

Georgia State featured in an article about the renovations on the 25 Park Place Annex Building.

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WABE-NPR

Inflammatory Breast Cancer
May Cluster In South Georgia

An article about a Georgia State study that found that one of the areas with high incidence of inflammatory breast cancer is in South Georgia.

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DAILY MAIL

Would YOU Support A Three Day School Week?
Expert Says In The Future Kids Will Be Taught In ‘Shifts’

Mary Beth Walker, dean of the Andrew Young School of Policy Studies, in a story about the length of the school week.
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