“A scary story” lurks behind today’s headlines about China’s increasingly aggressive foreign policy, John W. Garver, professor emeritus at the Georgia Institute of Technology, told Global Atlanta in an interview. At the time, Oxford University Press had just published his latest book, “China’s Quest: The History of the Foreign Relations of the People’s Republic of China,” […]
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Book: China’s Quest: The History of the Foreign Relations of the People’s Republic of China By: John W. Garver, Georgia Tech professor of international affairs Reviewer: Nancy Hollister The most remarkable nonfiction book I read this year was China’s Quest: The History of the Foreign Relations of the People’s Republic of China by John W. […]
Book: A Long Way Home Author: Saroo Brierley Review by: Martin Richenhagen, Chairman, President & CEO, AGCO Corporation What makes A Long Way Home such a remarkable book is that it is not a piece of fiction, but the true, real-life story of the author himself. At the age of 5, young Saroo gets lost […]
This past year has provided the Georgia Institute of Technology with a number of new partnerships in keeping with the university’s objectives of increased global engagement and preparing its students for “global leadership.” The announcement in early December of the new Georgia Tech Tianjin University Shezhen Institute , which will be located on a 40-acre […]
Georgia Tech has signed a deal with India’s national software industry association, NASSCOM, to jointly pursue research on the emerging “Internet of Things” sector. IoT, as it’s known, refers to the network of connected devices like sensors in factories or thermostats in homes, working to drive productivity and convenience through data and connectivity. NASSCOM’s Bangalore-based Centre of Excellence for […]
Despite President-elect Donald J. Trump’s vow to kill the Trans-Pacific Partnership, Japan shouldn’t be looking for a way forward on the trade deal without the U.S. just yet.
Better exchange between the U.S. and India can address deficiencies in each of their respective health care systems, creating immense commercial value and healthier citizens in the process, a group of medical and technology experts said during a recent forum at the Consulate General of India. While it has some of the best technology and treatments in the […]
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 […]
When Barry Culbertson began traveling to southern China in the mid-1990s, motorcycle taxis were essential to his daily commute. At that point, the hotel nearest his new factory was remote enough in the Guangdong province that regular cabs didn’t service it. Each morning, he’d hop on the back of the bike with his Chinese partner (English name, Michael), an ambitious youngster who had left […]