Outgoing United Bank of Africa Chairman Has Connection to Atlanta

That the United Bank of Africa, Nigeria’s largest bank, named Tony Elumelu its board chairman this week wasn’t a surprise.  More
Middle East - North AfricaEducation

Kennesaw State's 'Year of the Arabian Peninsula' Program Opens This Week

by Phil Bolton | August 25, 2014 Kennesaw State University's 31st annual study of a country or region begins this week with the “Year of the Arabian Peninsula,” which is to feature a series of events focused on seven countries that comprise the area: Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates and Yemen. More

Georgia State Master's for Foreign Attorneys to Aid Arbitration Center

by Trevor Williams | August 25, 2014 Georgia State University’s law school next fall will launch a master’s degree program to help lawyers trained in overseas jurisdictions gain eligibility to practice law in the United States.  More
AmericasEconomic Development

Panama Mayor Connects With Reed on City Issues

by Trevor Williams | August 22, 2014 Jose Blandon has only been in office for a little over a month, but the mayor of Panama’s capital city has already found common ground with his counterpart in Atlanta.  More

UGA Student Fulbright Recipients to Study on Four Continents

by Phil Bolton | August 22, 2014 Twelve University of Georgia students have been awarded international travel-study grants from the Fulbright U.S. Student Program for the 2014-15 academic year, the second largest number of recipients eclipsed only by the 17 students accepted for the 2012-13 academic year. More