When he wants to get away from it all, Georgia State University President Mark Becker goes to the mountain top. Most recently, he climbed to the top of the 20,200-foot peak of Copa mountain in the Cordillera Blanca range of the Andes Mountains in Peru to escape the incessant phone calls and emails that go along with […]
On Jan. 22, 1963, France and Germany signed a treaty at the Élysée Palace in Paris that ended centuries of rivalry and laid a new foundation for amicable relations between them. Certainly the spirit of the “Élysée Treaty” was on view at the event held on the common ground of the Alliance Française and the […]
Long-time home run king Hank Aaron’s efforts to bring Japan and the U.S. closer together through their shared love of baseball have reverberated across the Pacific.
Book: David and Goliath: Underdogs, Misfits, and the Art of Battling Giants Author: Malcolm Gladwell Review by: Derreck Kayongo, CEO, National Center for Civil and Human Rights I chose to read David and Goliath: Underdogs, Misfits, and the Art of Battling Giants by Malcolm Gladwell because it explains my career and life journey in ways […]
While Midnight in Mexico was first published in 2013, it wasn’t until 2015 that I had a chance to read it. The book astounded me by exploding my assumptions about Mexico.
I find people have many questions, and it has been challenging to present an encompassing reference about the Quran (the Muslim holy book) that is written in English and is relevant to today’s culture and language. Then came Harper Collins’ The Study Quran, published in 2015.
In My Sweet Vidalia, the author (full-disclosure: the author is my wife) tells the story of a misguided young women at a time and in a place where misguided young women had little hope of redemption.
YuppTV, which began with only two channels, now offers more than 200 channels in 13 South Asian languages including Tamil, Hindi, Telugu and Sinhalese, and has an established presence in expat communities in Australia, Europe and the U.S.
I know I would not be who I am now without my experiences in India.
As Margaret Mead herself put it, “knowledge of another culture should sharpen our ability to scrutinize more steadily, to appreciate more lovingly, our own.”