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  • Calculus grant

    ⴫ý State receives $2.5 million grant to foster student success in calculus

    January 02, 2024

    The brainchild of three ⴫ý professors will introduce concepts of calculus into high school math earlier to help students be more successful when they get to college. The National Science Foundation awarded ⴫ý State a $2.5 million interdisciplinary grant for a project being called “Calculus for All.” The thought behind it is relatively simple – if students are exposed to concepts of calculus in high school, they stand a better chance of passing calculus classes in college and can pursue STEM-related careers.

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  • Multilingual household research

    ⴫ý State research aims to preserve language and culture in trilingual homes

    November 03, 2023

    As they raise multilingual families, ⴫ý education faculty and researchers Jayoung Choi and Tuba Angay-Crowder have seen firsthand the work it takes to preserve the languages they grew up speaking before coming to the U.S. Choi, professor of Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages in KSU’s Bagwell College of Education, and Angay-Crowder, a postdoctoral researcher, have teamed up with Clemson University education associate Mihaela Gazioglu and HaBilNet, to make it easier on immigrant families in the U.S.

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  • Computing

    ⴫ý State researcher explores new way to use AI for student teachers

    October 30, 2023

    Student teachers face a common challenge in their academic careers – they have limited opportunities to interact with elementary school children prior to their final year of college. To fix this, a ⴫ý researcher is leveraging artificial intelligence (AI) to give education students lifelike interactions with a virtual student earlier in their training.

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  • ⴫ý State and Cobb County partnership pioneers new mental health 911 response

    ⴫ý State and Cobb County partnership pioneers new mental health 911 response

    July 10, 2023

    A ⴫ý research team is working to develop new systems and software that could help first responders better handle emergency calls for mental health issues in Georgia and beyond.

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  • KSU-Georgia Aquarium partnership takes teachers from rivers to reefs

    KSU-Georgia Aquarium partnership takes teachers from rivers to reefs

    June 30, 2023

    A new partnership between ⴫ý and Georgia Aquarium is taking Georgia K-12 science teachers into the great outdoors so they can bring hands-on lessons back to the classroom.

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  • Researcher discovering better approaches to help the grieving

    Researcher discovering better approaches to help the grieving

    June 26, 2023

    Curiosity drives Chinasa Elue even when she’s hurting. After her mother passed away in 2019, Elue was still processing her grief when the spread of coronavirus turned into a deadly pandemic in early 2020 that upended lives around the world, including her workplace, ⴫ý State, and other colleges and universities across the nation.

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  • ⴫ý State targets in-school mental health gaps using $4.4 million federal grant

    ⴫ý State targets in-school mental health gaps using $4.4 million federal grant

    June 05, 2023

    Bringing needed school-based mental health resources into five rural northwest Georgia counties is the aim of a five-year, federally funded project led by ⴫ý.

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  • ⴫ý State summer program aimed at increasing minority educators

    ⴫ý State summer program aimed at increasing minority educators

    May 17, 2023

    Building on the success of an initiative to increase the number of Black male teachers, ⴫ý is giving younger local students of color a chance to explore life as education majors and teachers.

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  • ⴫ý State awards ceremony recognizes outstanding faculty members

    ⴫ý State awards ceremony recognizes outstanding faculty members

    April 18, 2023

    College of the Arts Theatre and Performance Studies professor Ming Chen has received the University Distinguished Professor Award, the top honor presented during ⴫ý State’s annual Faculty Awards ceremony on Monday.

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  • ⴫ý State faculty receive grant for K-12 Asian American studies research

    ⴫ý State faculty receive grant for K-12 Asian American studies research

    April 05, 2023

    Two ⴫ý faculty members have received a Spencer Foundation grant for a research project to incorporate Asian American history in Georgia school curriculum.

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