The University of Georgia and England’s University of Liverpool are offering seed grants of $9,000 each to encourage a wide variety of research collaborations such as novel developments of personalized cancer treatments and the development of textiles used for soldier combat uniforms. The grants, which are to over initial project costs, must be submitted by […]
They’re already members of the World Affairs Council of Atlanta’s Young Leaders program, so it’s not as though the travelers on this week’s China trip are closed off to new ideas or different cultures. Many have already been to other parts of the world, and some even hail from outside the U.S. But this crowd […]
Liberia‘s vice president, Joseph N. Bokai Sr., is to visit Atlanta Thursday, Oct. 13 to attend a black-tie gala to raise funds on behalf of youth development programs in his country. Mr. Bokai’s visit follows on the heels of U.S. First Lady Michelle Obama‘s overseas trip in June for her “Let Girls Learn” initiative to […]
Georgia State University had the greatest number in its history of students participating in its study abroad program during the 2015-16 academic year with 1,010 participants. According to a news release celebrating the one year anniversary of the university’s International Center, Georgia State awarded this academic year $915,000 in study abroad scholarships. Georgia State President […]
Kennesaw State University is beginning a yearlong series of study on the culture. heritage and economy of Russia at a turbulent time in its bilateral relationship with the United States.
One of Atlanta‘s most renowned private universities now wants to be officially part of Atlanta. Emory University, which sits on 631 acres in unincorporated DeKalb County north of Decatur, has announced that it has begun the process of being annexed into the City of Atlanta after several years of exploring the possibility.
The Savannah College of Art & Design’s campus in Hong Kong has been cleared by China’s Ministry of Education to accept students from the mainland over a five-year period starting this fall.
During a World Affairs Council of Atlanta program at Georgia State University‘s Buckhead facility July 13, Jeremy Pilmore-Bedford, the British consul general based in Atlanta, asserted that his newly appointed prime minister’s declaration that “Brexit means Brexit” was final. “There’ll be no playing around with this,” he said, contradicting speculation that there may be a […]
World Affairs Council of Atlanta President Charles Shapiro was elated Thursday upon learning of the news that the U.S. Department of Transportation tentatively granted nonstop commercial airline service to Havana, Cuba, from Atlanta as well as a host of other cities. While the approval remains tentative with a deadline for objections to be filed by […]
The campuses of Clark Atlanta and Georgia State universities are hosting once again this summer Young African Leaders under a program of the U.S. State Department’s Bureau of Educational Affairs. Begun in 2014, the fellowship this year is providing 1,000 leaders between the ages of 25-35 from Sub-Saharan Africa to study for six weeks at […]