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SPA Sets Partnership to Bring Malaysian Artists to Houston

Society for the Performing Arts , Houston's leading performing arts presenter, is announcing a partnership with Arts Midwest and the Doris Duke Foundation for Islamic Art to bring the international program Caravanserai: A Place Where Cultures Meet to Houston during the 2014-15 season.

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Related Topix: Houston, TX, Crockett, TX, University of Florida

Wed Jul 30, 2014

University Business

Using predictive analytics, adaptive learning to transform higher ed

A mentor sits on a bench with his student on a university campus. He knows exactly what his student's strengths and weaknesses are.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

University Business

College radio changes frequency

Georgia State University's radio station, WRAS Album 88, is known for helping propel Radiohead and R.E.M. to stardom.

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Related Topix: The Boomtown Rats, Pop/Rock

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Business Journal

Top of the List: Professional Education lists

Atlanta Business Chronicle's July 25 edition features lists of Atlanta's 10 Largest Technical Colleges, Atlanta's 10 Largest Business Schools and Area MBA Programs.

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Related Topix: Georgia Tech

Thu Jul 24, 2014

The Star Online

Smart chimps make smart babies, dumb chimps need help

Inherited smarts: Studies show that chimpanzees' cognitive abilities are strongly influenced by genetics.

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Related Topix: Genetics, Medicine, Fulton County, GA, Atlanta, GA

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Examiner.com

Ron Duncan Hart, A life in applied humanitarianism in Colombia and Santa Fe

Looking the part of a CIA agent might be an asset in the social circles of Santa Fe, but it is a distinct liability in Colombia if you really are in fact a dedicated, kind, hard-working cultural anthropologist and professor.

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Related Topix: South America, World News, Colombia, Santa Fe, NM, Anthropology, Science, Peralta, NM

Newswise

After the World Cup, Rio Will Be Ready For 2016, Olympic Expert Says

Despite development and other challenges in Brazil during the run-up to the World Cup, Brazil and Rio de Janeiro will be ready for the 2016 Summer Olympics, according to a professor of international business at Georgia State University.

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Related Topix: South America, World News, Brazil, Georgia, Georgia Government

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Newswise

Black Superheroes in Early Comics: Exploring Stereotypes Through...

Just in time for one of the largest gatherings of comic book, sci-fi and fantasy fans, Jonathan Gayles, associate professor of African-American Studies at Georgia State University, examines the portrayal of early black superheroes in comic books in an award winning film, "White Scripts and Black Supermen: Black Masculinities in Comic Books" this ... (more)

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Related Topix: Science, Anthropology

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Newswise

World Bank Awards $209,000 to Georgia State University Economists Working in Pakistan

The World Bank has awarded $209,000 to economists with the International Center of Public Policy at Georgia State University to conduct impact evaluations in the two northwest regions of Pakistan bordering Afghanistan.

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Sat Jul 19, 2014

The China Post

In-gene-ious? Chimps inherit much of their intelligence: research says

If you're a chimp, the smarts you have are in large part the smarts you were born with, according to a new study that put 99 chimpanzees through a battery of intelligence tests.

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Related Topix: Genetics, Medicine, Biology, Science, Fulton County, GA, Atlanta, GA

BroadwayWorld.com

Margaret Thatcher Projects Presents Turn Up the Heat, 7/24-8/15

In escaping the heat of summer, artists often find that the time and leisure that accompanies the season in fact presents a prime and refreshing opportunity to create in the studio.

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Related Topix: Fulton County, GA, Atlanta, GA, Tufts University

Fri Jul 18, 2014

University Business

APLU, USU select seven urban research universities for innovative grant

As public research universities seek to keep pace with an evolving student body, the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities today announced that seven of its urban research university members have been selected as participants in a one-year, innovative project that seeks to transform the way higher education is delivered.

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Related Topix: Florida International University, Temple University, University of Akron, Portland State University, University of Illinois Chicago

Thu Jul 17, 2014

Athens Banner-Herald

Woman's purchase of car questioned

Athens-Clarke County police are investigating a complaint from Volkswagen of Athens to see if a woman's purchase of a car might be a crime.

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Related Topix: Athens, GA, Clarke County, GA, Fulton County, GA, Atlanta, GA

Creative Loafing Atlanta

Album 88 students to GPB: 'We are pursuing every route possible...

It's been more than two weeks since Georgia Public Broadcasting began to broadcast local and national news programming on WRAS 88.5 FM throughout metro Atlanta.

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Related Topix: Fulton County, GA, Atlanta, GA

Wed Jul 16, 2014

Science, Industry and Business

Hidden variations in neuronal networks may explain traumatic brain injury outcomes

A team of researchers at the Neuroscience Institute at Georgia State University has discovered that hidden differences in the properties of neural circuits can account for whether animals are behaviorally susceptible to brain injury.

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Sandy Springs Neighbor

Residents weigh in on MARTA Ga. 400 initiative at Alpharetta meeting

The second of three public meetings on MARTA expansion into north Fulton was held at the Georgia State University Alpharetta Center July 10. The Ga.

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Related Topix: Alpharetta, GA, Fulton County, GA, Sandy Springs, GA, Forsyth County, GA, Johns Creek, GA

Creative Loafing Atlanta

Reed's office responds to CL guest column on APS/Beltline dispute

Last week, Conor Sen, a hedge fund manager who lives in Brookhaven, and Jarod Apperson, a Georgia State University graduate student who follows Atlanta Public Schools, opined on these pixels about the dispute over outstanding payments related to the Atlanta Beltline that are owed by the city to APS.

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Related Topix: Fulton County, GA, Atlanta, GA, North Atlanta, GA, Dekalb County, GA, Journalism, Standardized Testing, Education

The Heard Citizen

Richard Michael Haney, Sr.

Richard Michael Haney, Sr., 70, died July 13, 2014 in a plane crash in Carrollton, Georgia.

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Related Topix: Carrollton, GA, Carroll County, GA, Fulton County, GA, Atlanta, GA, University of Georgia, Buford, GA, Gwinnett County, GA

Tue Jul 15, 2014

OregonLive.com

Rice NW Museum hires Julian Gray as new executive director

Hillsboro's Rice Northwest Museum of Rocks & Minerals has hired a new executive director and curator.

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Related Topix: Hillsboro, OR, Geology, Science

Newswise

Hidden Variations in Neuronal Networks May Explain Differences In Traumatic Brain Injury Outcomes

A team of researchers at the Neuroscience Institute at Georgia State University has discovered that hidden differences in the properties of neural circuits can account for whether animals are behaviorally susceptible to brain injury.

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