Category Archives: Books

Science Reads of 2014

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Looking for some non-assigned reading? Want to learn something new? Try one of these science books published in the last year; each has been featured on a list of best books or best science books of 2014 from publications such … Continue reading

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Did you know today (December 15) is Bill of Rights Day?

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Authorized and requested to do so by Congress, President Franklin D. Roosevelt on November 27, 1941, issued Proclamation 2524, establishing December 15 as “Bill of Rights Day,” which “provide[d] for the proper observance of the one hundred and fiftieth anniversary of … Continue reading

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New Faculty Publication: Nervous Systems and Control of Behavior

Crustacean Nervous Systems and Their Control of Behavior

Congratulations to Dr. Charles Derby, of the Neuroscience Institute, on the publication of his co-edited book Nervous Systems and Control of Behavior, volume 3 of the The Natural History of Crustacea series. From the publishers’ website: Crustacean Nervous Systems and … Continue reading

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GSU Library eBook Workshop

Are you interested in using eBooks offered through the GSU library? A workshop will be held on Monday, October 27 from 11-12:30 in Library North, Classroom 1. During the first half of the workshop, we will answer frequently asked questions. … Continue reading

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Lecture: Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz, “An Indigenous Peoples’ History of the United States”

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On Wednesday, October 22, historian and activist Dr. Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz will give a lecture on “An Indigenous Peoples’ History of the United States.” Co-sponsored by SPEAK, BlackOUT, Faces of Feminism, GSU’s Special Collections and Archives, the Institute for Women’s, Gender, … Continue reading

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Twin Peaks to Return in 2016: Revisit All Things David Lynch

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Last week, the entertainment world was abuzz with the news that the TV show Twin Peaks will return with a third season on Showtime in 2016. Twin Peaks, created by David Lynch and Mark Frost, originally aired on ABC in the … Continue reading

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Atlanta Beltline Health Initiatives Lecture

The Georgia State University Community is invited to join the School of Public Health for its’ annual Urban Health Disparities Lecture.  This year, the speaker is Paul Morris, president and CEO of the Atlanta Beltline, Inc.  Mr. Morris will speak … Continue reading

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National Hispanic Heritage Month

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September 15 to October 15 is National Hispanic Heritage Month. Mark your calendars for the following cultural and academic events around campus: Event: Perspectivas: Reflections on Latin American and Hispanic Identity in the United States Art Exhibit Dates: Show runs September … Continue reading

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New Faculty Publication: Displaced by disaster: recovery and resilience in a globalizing world

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Devastating hurricanes, earth-scorching wildfires and damaging tornadoes always happen somewhere far, far away from most Americans; or so they believe when they watch another disaster unfold on the news. And most times, they do. However, no community is immune from … Continue reading

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New Faculty Publication: East Meets East: Chinese Discover the Modern World in Japan, 1854–1898: A Window on the Intellectual and Social Transformation of Modern China

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Department of History professor Douglas R. Reynolds, along with Carol Reynolds, has recently published the book East Meets East: Chinese Discover the Modern World in Japan, 1854–1898: A Window on the Intellectual and Social Transformation of Modern China (2014). From … Continue reading

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