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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Why artificial turf may truly be bad for kids

Artificial turf has become popular for kids' sports as well as for professional players. The little black crumbs that help support the blades of fake grass may not be so harmless.
Des histoires sans stéréotypes peuvent faire toute la différence. John Morgan

Comment la fiction influence les enfants

Les histoires que les enfants lisent – ou voient sous forme de livres d’images, de dessins animés ou de films – façonnent fortement leur vision du monde.
Donald Trump flanked by two of his children, Ivanka and Donald Jr. AP Photo/Evan Vucci

Sultan Donald Trump?

A political scientist looks at the similarities between the new American president and the sultans of the Ottoman Empire. What might the parallels portend for US politics?
Megyn Kelly during a Republican presidential primary debate in Iowa, January 2016. AP Photo/Chris Carlson, File

How common are sexual harassment and rape in the United States?

Megyn Kelly's account of Fox News Chief Roger Ailes' sexually predatory behavior has put harassment back in headlines. Can public debate on this issue make a difference?
Trump on the stump in 2015, talking about the “disaster known as Obamacare.” Via AP. Steven Senne/AP

Why repealing Obamacare may not be as easy as Trump thinks

President-elect Trump's distaste for Obamacare led him to say repeatedly that he would repeal it. Here's why that may not be so easy, even with Republican control of Congress and the White House.
Libertarian candidate for president Gary Johnson. Jay Westcott/via AP

Libertarian economics: A philosophical critique

Are the Libertarians a viable alternative to Hillary Clinton or Donald Trump? A political philosopher who studies economic justice looks at the platform.

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