The Grind: Stepping Out of Our Comfort Zones

Posted On March 28, 2017 by Caleb Smith, Undergraduate Research University Assistant & Georgia State Honors College '19

Undergraduate Research is often a concept foreign to students.  It is frequently met with a lack of interest or confusion. Students think it will either be too rigorous, mundane, or unbeneficial.  They may ask questions like, “Where do I even start?” or “How is this going to help me get a job?” or even “How… more »

Georgia State Honors College Student Kalif Robinson Named a 2017 Charles B. Rangel International Affairs Graduate Fellow

ATLANTA – Kalif Robinson, an Honors College senior studying economics with a minor in Arabic at Georgia State University, is one of 30 undergraduate students from across the U.S. selected to receive the prestigious Charles B. Rangel International Affairs Graduate Fellowship. Robinson is a past Gilman Scholar and Rangel Scholar.

The Rangel Fellowship covers up… more »

Based on a ‘Gut Feeling,’ Noah Britton is Taking the Leap to Georgia State

When Noah Britton thinks about starting college in a city hundreds of times bigger than his northeast Georgia hometown, he admits he’s “mildly terrified.” So he’s been preparing for that leap of faith by taking a few leaps of the literal variety.

“This summer was the first time I’ve done it,” says Britton, an avid… more »

Presidential Scholar Becca Moss Finds Her Community

Attention, residents of Buford: If your usually relaxed Monday-afternoon Starbucks break was interrupted this past spring by a piercing scream, Becca Moss would like to ask your forgiveness.

“They were supposed to let us know that Friday, so I was not expecting the call four days early,” says Moss, who had interviewed for the more »

Honors College Senior Kashif Molwani named Marshall Scholar Finalist and Schwarzman Scholar Semi-Finalist

Georgia State University senior Kashif Molwani has been named a Marshall Scholar finalist and a Schwartzman Scholar semi-finalist. The Marshall is widely recognized as one of the most prestigious and competitive scholarships awarded to American undergraduates and supports one to two years of graduate study at any university in the United Kingdom. The esteemed Schwarzman… more »