Georgia State University

Georgia State University, an enterprising urban public research university, is a national leader in graduating students from widely diverse backgrounds.

Centered in the historic financial hub of downtown Atlanta, the university provides more than 32,000 students with unsurpassed connections to the city’s business, government, nonprofit and cultural organizations.

The university offers 250 undergraduate and graduate degree programs in more than 100 fields of study in its eight colleges and schools.

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Does your body give away if you’re lying or not? AP Photo/Edward Kitch

Is a polygraph a reliable lie detector?

It would be great to know for sure when someone is lying and when someone is telling the truth. But no technology that purports to do so is foolproof.
Un plato principal de carbohidratos y proteínas complejos es importante para el almuerzo de los niños; se puede complementar con frutas, vegetales y agua. baibaz/Shutterstock.com

Consejos para preparar almuerzos saludables para niños, sin estrés

Una buena nutrición es clave para el aprendizaje, pero a menudo es difícil preparar un almuerzo saludable. Aquí van algunos consejos nutricionales y organizativos.
Como dijera Mark Twain, “Viajar es un ejercicio con consecuencias fatales para los prejuicios, la intolerancia y la estrechez de mente”. Jake Simonds-Malamud, CC BY-SA

El turista humanista: cuando viajar es más que un hobby

La globalización ha hecho más viable visitar lugares lejanos y es cada vez más fácil sentirse en casa mientras estamos en el extranjero. Pero viajar aún tiene muchos beneficios para el turista.
A statue in Port-au-Pirnce honors Jean-Jacques Dessalines’ legacy as a Haitian revolutionary. Now, a renamed Brooklyn street does, too. AP Photo/Dieu Nalio Chery

Meet Haiti’s founding father, whose black revolution was too radical for Thomas Jefferson

A renamed Brooklyn street celebrates Jean-Jacques Dessalines, a Haitian slave turned president. For centuries his legacy was tarnished by allegations that Haiti's revolution led to 'white genocide.'
Victims or their family members react to a Pennsylvania grand jury investigation that identified more than 1,000 child victims of clergy sexual abuse. AP/Matt Rourke

Civil lawsuits are the only way to hold bishops accountable for abuse cover-ups

In the wake of new revelations about clergy sex abuse and cover-up in Pennsylvania, civil lawsuits brought by abuse victims may be the only effective way to hold Catholic church officials accountable.
A main course of a complex carbohydrate and protein is important for kids’ lunches, rounded out by fruits, vegetables and water. baibaz/Shutterstock.com

Is there such a thing as a stress-free school lunch? Here’s how to pack one

Nutrition is a key part of learning, but it's often hard to get students to eat a healthful lunch. It can be even harder to pack one. Here are some nutritional and organizational tips.
Khan won over Pakistanis with promises to boost the economy and create jobs. He may have also enjoyed some behind-the-scenes help in the election from Pakistan’s armed forces.

Imran Khan hopes to transform Pakistan but he’ll have far less power than past leaders

A constitutional change in Pakistan moved power and money from the federal government to the provinces. So newly elected Prime Minister Imran Khan takes office as the weakest leader in decades.
Kendrick Lamar actuando durante el Festival de verano de Quebec el 7 de julio de 2017. Amy Harris/AP Photo

El camino del rap: del barrio al Pulitzer

Los grandes del hip hop internacional celebraron el premio a Kendrick Lamar. Pero ha sido un camino tortuoso para un género que una vez fue definido como "basura pornográfica".
As Mark Twain once said, ‘Travel is fatal to prejudice, bigotry, and narrow-mindedness.’ Jake Simonds-Malamud

It’s time for a new approach to travel

Globalism has made it easier than ever to visit faraway places – and easier to never really leave home while you're there.
Paramedics and firefighters in Cincinnati respond to a possible opioid overdose at a hotel on Nov. 2, 2017. John Minchillo/AP Photo

Suicide nation: What’s behind the need to numb and to seek a final escape?

Deaths from opioid overdose and suicide are at an all-time high. One in 10 adult Americans uses marijuana. And only 1 in 3 Americans self-describes as 'happy.' A public health expert asks, what's going on?

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