Professor Published in Prestigious British Medical Journal

“This is the first time in Georgia Southern’s 108 years of history that someone from our University has had a manuscript published in The Lancet,” said Isaac Chun Hai Fung, Ph.D., professor. “This accomplishment reflects that the research direction my collaborators and I are taking is attracting attention from top medical journals.”

Devon Jensen Appointed Interim Associate Dean of the College of Graduate Studies

“Dr. Jensen brings extensive knowledge and research expertise in the area of higher education leadership,” said Jean Bartels, provost and vice president for Academic Affairs. “Please join me in welcoming Dr. Jensen to this role. I have every confidence that he will fulfill the responsibilities of this position admirably.”

photo by Jeremy Wilburn

Online Sports Management Degree Ranked No. 6 by Top Management Degrees

“Honors such as the number six ranking from and similar rankings from other publications provide validation for the decision to move our master’s program online, and provide recognition for the quality of our graduate coursework,” said Christopher Barnhill, professor.

Dr. Brooks Keel

Georgia Southern University President Named Among 100 ‘Most Influential’ Georgians

“It is an honor to be on the list of the 100 Most Influential Georgians for 2015,” said Keel. “I have had the opportunity to work alongside some of the other Influential Georgians such as Gov. Nathan Deal, Chancellor Hank Huckaby, and Georgia Southern alumnus Chris Clark, amongst others. I’ve seen firsthand the dedication and leadership they bring to Georgia and I am proud to have my name included among such a distinguished group.”

Figure 1. Scanning electron micrograph (SEM) of micro fibers formed from a 37 INS bico fiber.

Herty Launches CRADA with the Nonwovens Institute to Develop Specialty Fibers

The Georgia Southern University Herty Advanced Materials Development Center (Herty) and the Nonwovens Institute at North Carolina State University (NWI) announced today the launch of a Cooperative Research and Development Agreement to the accelerate the development of novel specialty fibers including islands-in-the-sea and other advanced bi-component fibers.