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
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Canada's CG Remains Loyal Hockey Fan While Gamely Studying Football

by Phil Bolton | October 29, 2014 Less than a month into her post as Canada’s Atlanta-based consul general to the Southeast, Louise Blais received an invitation to attend the Mercer-Western Carolina football game in Macon. More
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UGA to Host West African Journalists

by Phil Bolton | October 29, 2014 Fourteen French-speaking journalists from West Africa are due to arrive at the University of Georgia Monday, Nov. 3, to participate in a discussion of election coverage and the role of social media in the U.S. and visit the facilities of UGA’s Grady School of Journalism. More
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Agnes Scott Grad a Guiding Light for Female Empowerment Through Sports

by Phil Bolton | October 29, 2014 Once she stepped beyond 26,000 feet on the way to the top of Mount Everest, Wasfia Nazreen, the Bangladeshi mountain climber who graduated from Agnes Scott College in 2006, entered “the other side of fear.” More
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The Future of MOOCs on Both Sides of the Atlantic

by Marcus K. Garner Continuing innovations in technology around the world are bound to make massive open on-line courses, so-called MOOCs, more sustainable than traditional college and university system campus offerings. More
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'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