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 […]
The 96 undergraduate and six graduate students from the University of Georgia arriving on June 26 in Oxford, England, for their study-abroad experience three days following the dramatic “Brexit” vote, came at a time of extreme political and economic bewilderment throughout the United Kingdom and Europe more generally. While their predecessors may have looked forward to […]
Emory University announced on Saturday, July 2, that two of its students, Abinta Kabir and Faraaz Hossain, were among those taken hostage and murdered by terrorists in the July 1 attack in Dhaka, Bangladesh. They were among 20 hostages killed during a 10-hour siege on a bakery in the diplomatic zone of the Bangladesh capital. […]
Editor’s note: Global Atlanta caught up with Dogancan “Can” Temel, president of Georgia Tech‘s Turkish Student Association, to learn how his travel plans would change in the aftermath of the Istanbul airport terrorist attacks that killed more than 40 of his countrymen. Our interest in part is the health of the new Turkish Airlines flight that links Atlanta with […]