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State Farm gives Georgia State $20 million to boost community college completion

ATLANTA—Georgia State University President Mark Becker and State Farm CEO Michael Tipsord will announce a first-of-its-kind public-private partnership this morning. State Farm is donating $20 million to help GSU improve completion rates...

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Carrying The Flame

The news that would lead to the most dramatic expansion in the history of Georgia State University came with a vibrating cell phone. It was November 2013, and Mark Becker, who had been president of the university for almost five years, was attending a conference in Washington, D.C. During a lunch break, his phone lit…

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Case of the Mystery Scholarship: How Students Experience Georgia State’s Push to Use Big Data

Tyler Mulvenna will be the first in his family to graduate from college when he walks across the commencement stage at Georgia State University later this month. And he’s aware that Big Data played a small role in helping him finish on time.


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Georgia State Researcher Gets $4.1 Million Federal Grant To Develop Drug To Combat Ebola Virus

ATLANTA—Dr. Christopher Basler, a professor in the Institute for Biomedical Sciences, has received a five-year, $4.1 million federal grant to develop a drug targeting Ebola virus.

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Georgia State University is on an upward trajectory and people are noticing. Get the latest media coverage of the difference-making work being done by Georgia State’s…

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Georgia State News Archives

In case you missed it: find past stories about the exceptional work being done by GSU, its students, faculty, and staff.

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