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News coverage affirms 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.

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Why Students Drop Out of College, and How We Can Do Something About It imager

Why Students Drop Out of College, and How We Can Do Something About It

Are you going to at least try on the test this time?” I asked one of my favorite students. “I’ll try, but I won’t try that hard” he responded honestly. “What? Why not? You know you have to get good scores to go to college” I knew I sounded paternalistic but I couldn’t help myself - I was his teacher and I saw his potential. “Miss,” he replied carefully, “What’s the point? My parents can’t afford college, and the competition is too high for someone like me anyways.”

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Data-Savvy College Presidents 'Remain the Exception'image

Data-Savvy College Presidents 'Remain the Exception'

While the head of a retail or manufacturing operation who refused to exploit data to improve sales and operations would be dumped before the next shareholders' meeting, the same isn't true for college presidents. In higher education, according to a new report, data-savvy leaders "remain the exception, not the rule."

 

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GEORGIA STATE UNIVERSITY PROFESSOR BRAVES THE SOUTH POLE TO STUDY THE SUN image

Georgia State University Professor Braves the South Pole to Study the Sun

'The sun is above the horizon 24 hours a day during the austral summer, and we bring our telescopes down so we can watch it," Jefferies told 11Alive during an exclusive Skype tour of the observatory. It's not Jefferies first trip to the southernmost point of the Earth. 

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Georgia State News

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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