Community workers assemble an old seafaring container to build a school in Croix-des-Bouquets, Haiti.

The David Livingstone of “Dr. Livingstone, I presume,” fame — H.M. Stanley’s reported salutation on the banks of Lake Tanganiyka on Nov. 10, 1871, held a mythic status during the Victorian era as being simultaneously a missionary and an advocate of Britain's commercial empire, an extraordinarily adventurous explorer and an anti-slavery crusader. More
AmericasEducation

'Emory Had the Courage to Be First,' University Atty. Says of Ebola Patient Care

by Phil Bolton | October 15, 2014 As Emory University Hospital receives Ebola patients in Atlanta, “We should be proud of Emory,” said Jane Jordan, deputy general counsel and chief council for health affairs at the university. More
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Compliance Review Recommended in Face of Strict Sanctions Enforcement

To keep up with the U.S. Treasury Department’s aggressive regulatory-enforcement by its Office of Foreign Assets Control, AlixPartners LLP, a business-advisory firm with offices around the world, hired Sven Stumbauer in August to focus on financial-crimes and anti-money-laundering compliances services. More
AfricaEducation

Andrew Young Honored for Supporting Higher Ed in the Cote d'Ivoire

by Phil Bolton | October 11, 2014 After receiving Cote d’Ivoire’s highest civilian honor during a ceremony in Buckhead Oct. 8,  Andrew Young reminisced about Felix Houphouet-Boigny, Africa's longest-serving head of state who led his country out of colonialism and served as its president from 1960 until his death in 1993. More
EuropeEducation

France Atlanta 2014 Opens a Month-Long Series of Events Oct. 16

by Phil Bolton | October 10, 2014 France Atlanta 2014 begins Thursday, Oct. 16, the fifth year in a row that France’s consulate general has organized a series of scientific symposiums, business workshops, culturally- and humanitarian-focused events. More
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‘NAFTA@20’ Conference at Kennesaw State to Be Held Oct. 15

by Phil Bolton | October 10, 2014 Kennesaw State University is to host an all-day conference on Wednesday, Oct. 15, about the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) on its 20th anniversary. More