Correction: An earlier version of this article listed the campus size at 36 acres. It’s actually 40. It wasn’t in the plan, but in the end, the offer was just too good to refuse. Georgia Institute of Technology is lending its brand and educational energy to the creation of a new college campus and institute in China, a […]
In mid-November, following the Nov. 8 U.S. presidential election, elementary students at the Seigakuin Atlanta International School were surprised by the concerns of their counterparts in a Mexican elementary school with whom they were having a Skype visit. “Would we be safe?” was the question on the Mexican children’s minds should they visit the United […]
The World Affairs Council of Atlanta always frames its Cuba trips as a chance to see the country before it “changes,” implying that its slow reforms could alter the chance to see an economy largely stuck in time, a sustained experiment in Communist policies. With the death of revolutionary leader Fidel Castro this week, following on the […]
While the prime ministers of the United Kingdom and India consider their countries’ future relations in New Delhi, India, this week, the leaders of the British American Business Council of Georgia and the Georgia Indo-American Chamber of Commerce are preparing for an historic cricket match between their members to be held at Oglethorpe University on […]
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.