This installment of Faculty Spotlight features Lori Amy, Ph.D., professor in the Department of Writing and Linguistics in the College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences. Amy has spent a great deal of time in Albania, where she has researched the ways that its people have survived war and trauma under a communist regime. Amy has also co-founded a new non-governmental organization called OTTOnomy, which will allow Georgia Southern students to experience Albanian culture.
Georgia Southern University will host Frans B. M. de Waal, Ph.D., a Dutch/American ethologist and biologist known for his work on the behavior and social intelligence of primates, as the 2016 Norman Fries Distinguished Lectureship Series speaker on Thursday, Oct. 20, at 7:30 p.m., in the Nessmith-Lane Conference Center, 847 Plant Drive.
Georgia Southern student military, veterans and their family members now have a new space to call home on campus with the official opening of the Military and Veteran Student Center, located in Fielding D. Russell Union on campus.
After an extensive practice assessment and on-site visit, Georgia Southern University’s Health Services has, once again, been recognized for offering exemplary health care to students.
Classes at Georgia Southern University began today, and the University has launched the free LiveSafe app, a smartphone safety app enabling University Police to more quickly receive notification of and respond to incidents, further helping to keep the campus community safe and well. With a single touch, the LiveSafe app enables any member of the campus community with a smartphone to share GPS-tagged information with the University’s Office of Public Safety for a range of safety concerns.