FVSU News

March 2019

  • Leadership

    Putting Others on the STEM Career Path

    Employment in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM)-related fields is growing at twice the rate of growth in other areas, with millions of jobs predicted to open over the next decade. Perhaps more important, these fields will fuel the innovation …

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  • Outreach

    More Than $2 Million in Grants Power Groundbreaking Student Counseling and Outreach Services

    With the assistance of over $2 million in public health-related grants, Alvin Lindsey plays a crucial role in assessing and protecting the physical, emotional, and mental health of Fort Valley State
    University and the surrounding communities.

    “I have the best …

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  • Research and Innovation

    REDUCING POISONING

    You may think that the last thing you’ll ever ingest,  inhale, or absorb is the antifreeze that goes into your car. However, every year, hundreds of people are poisoned through exposure to ethylene glycol, a core ingredient of antifreeze, brake …

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  • Research and Innovation

    Beyond Social Justice

    Dr. Kimberly Nelson, an associate professor of school counseling at FVSU, hopes the contribution she’s making to the body of knowledge on cultural competence will result in enhanced training for the next generation of counselors. Cultural competence, she said, is …

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  • College of Agriculture News

    Changing the game with gene editing

    FVSU animal and veterinary science departments use gene-editing technology for research endeavors and to train students

    A 21st century technology that allows scientists to modify an organism’s DNA could be the future roadmap for treating health ailments in humans …

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February 2019