The Grind ft. Phillip Loan

Posted On December 15, 2017
Categories News, The Grind

“Why Not?”: A Motto to Live by

What’s up with the brain? I get that it’s important to our bodies but why? What exactly is its purpose and why should we find this interesting? According to an article on the Piedmont Healthcare website, the brain can process information from 1mph to 268mph. Also, our brains… more »

The Grind: Sparking your Interest in Research

Posted On October 5, 2017 by Caleb Smith, Honors College Class of '19

It’s Lit! Let’s spark your interest in research.

You’re interested in research, so what’s next? You want to begin conducting research, but you’re just a little unsure about how to get started? I’m here to help!

While catching up with Undergraduate Research Program Coordinator, Jacob English, during his lunch break, we discussed some new initiatives… more »

Honors College Welcomes Presidential Scholar Class of 2021

Posted On August 10, 2017
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The Georgia State Honors College is excited to welcome our newest cohort of Presidential Scholars to campus.

Rachel Davis, Tyrone, Ga. Manya Garg, Duluth, Ga. Petra Goettel, Mount Airy, N.C. Ratislav Krylov, Auburn, Ga.</li Sai Maddali, Johns Creek, Ga. Savannah Rogers, Mount Airy, Ga. Nitheyaa Shree, Lawrenceville, Ga. Brianna Smith, Chickamauga, Ga. Clay Voytek, Alpharetta, Ga.… more »

Nia in Chile: Getting Settled!


My name is Nia Mitchell, and I am a biology major with a Pre-Medical concentration. Thanks for visiting my blog post! This summer, I am attending a program called ECELA Spanish and Medicine. I’ll be spending 9 weeks in Chile (3 weeks in Viña del Mar and then 6 weeks in Santiago). I arrived… more »

LEAD with Honors Tree Planting

Posted On April 23, 2017 by Donecia Reed, Georgia State Honors College '18
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True leaders take advantage of every opportunity to grow. That is why eighteen freshmen from the class of 2020 decided to join LEAD with Honors, a four-year leadership program designed to help students develop their leadership style and skills. Now, the 2020 cohort has found the perfect way to commemorate Earth week and the… more »

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 »

William’s Wanderlust: Transylvania Adventures

Well, a few short days after I departed my rainforest abode, I found myself in the Transylvanian countryside.  Work was already well under way on the excavation of biological human remains associated with an 11th century church.  The remaining architecture was evident and well preserved, and it was clear from the soil and building… more »

Samuel’s Stories: A Summer in the UK

Posted On June 10, 2016 by Samuel Hanks, Georgia State Honors College '17

Hello everyone! My name is Samuel Hanks, and I’m a political science student at Georgia State going into my senior year. I am spending the summer in London working in the British political system, during what is one of the most fascinating times in the entire nation’s history. I am here with the Hansard Scholars… more »