A couple of weeks ago, my wife and I bought tickets to see Billy Joel in concert. I’ve seen the Piano Man before, and though I’m a fan he’s not first on my list to see live (that would be U2). The reason we made an extra effort to buy tickets to this show is… more »
Greetings from the Chair
I’m writing this on the day before the Thanksgiving holiday begins, and it’s pretty quiet around Georgia State. I’m not the only one here in the KH offices, though. There are a few students — just a few — around the building. I hear faculty members hard at work, using the quiet time to… more »
My youngest daughter started her sophomore year in high school on August 1st. While I cringe at such an early start, I still get a hint of excitement at all the back-to-school sales, photos from teacher friends preparing their classrooms, and the site of the new kindergarteners waiting for the school bus in our… more »
Greetings from Kinesiology and Health during these waning days of summer. Our faculty and staff have kept busy with summer classes and research and (hopefully) some well-earned rest. Last week, I was privileged to join Dr. Jerry Wu and four of our Ph.D. students for a road trip to Raleigh, NC for the annual meeting… more »
In preparation for a seminar I delivered at a conference recently, I read a book called “The Checklist Manifesto” by Atul Gawande. The author is a surgeon who led the World Health Organization’s efforts to create the Safe Surgery Checklist, which caused a dramatic reduction in mistakes and complications during surgical procedures worldwide.
A… more »