URSA News and Announcements

Bridge funds available for FLSA-affected salaries on sponsored awards

Effective December 1, 2016, all postdoctoral associates that are paid from sponsored project (grant) funds and are classified as exempt employees must be paid a minimum annual salary of $47,476 as required by the federal regulation recently issued from the Department of Labor under the Fair Labor Standards Act.

President Becker, Vice President Rackliffe, and… more »

Announcing FY2017 Faculty Internal Grant Awards

Congratulations to the following faculty recently selected to receive internal grant awards. Their proposals were selected from a total of 71 proposals that were submitted:

Research Initiation Grant awards:

Michael Beran and Audrey Parrish, Dept. of Psychology Patrick Enderle, Dept. of Middle & Secondary Education Garth Heutel, Dept. of Economics Alexander Kozhanov, Dept. of Physics… more »

Publication Costs coverage for BioMed Central journals

Georgia State offers an institutional membership with open access publisher, BioMed Central. The university has a limited credit for publications in BioMed Central journal available to full time faculty. University faculty may apply for these funds through Georgia State’s membership using the application form at: BioMed Central publication application.

We wish to emphasize… more »

Advisory: Travel to countries affected by Ebola

The following is an important notice regarding personal travel to and contact with persons traveling from countries where Ebola outbreaks are occurring.

Travel Alerts and Warnings CDC has posted Warning – Level 3 Travel Notices recommending that people avoid non-essential travel to Guinea, Liberia, and Sierra Leone at this time. Georgia State advises that university-related… more »

Use Pivot for your summer research funding searches

From the Office of the Associate Vice President for Research  Use Pivot for your summer research funding searches If research will be a part of your summer activities, don’t forget Georgia State University offers you access to the world’s largest online funding database known as COS Pivot. It’s where funding connected with research expertise turns… more »