While speaking at a reception for the French ambassador to the U.S. held in Atlanta the evening of Feb. 24, Andrew Young recalled Martin Luther King Jr.’s insight that the United States had air force, army, coast guard and naval academies, but no such institution for the study of peace. “We should spend as much time […]
While the legacy of colonialism in Africa has left divisions between countries with official European languages, the evolution of common markets and globalization are bringing them closer together, Amini Kajunju, the executive director of the foundation supporting the International University of Grand Bassam (IUGB) in the Francophone West African nation of Cote d’Ivoire, told Global […]
Atlanta International School last month took home an award in London showing how its students are taking to heart the admonition to become global citizens.
Brenda Starr, the glamorous, adventurous reporter featured daily during the 1950s and beyond in the comic strips in U.S. newspapers and around the world, first inspired Charlayne Hunter-Gault to pursue a career in journalism. Ms. Hunter-Gault was a child when she first told her mother that she wanted to be the blue-eyed red head who […]
When Hurricane Dorian concluded its onslaught on the Bahamas in September, the country was left to face unprecedented destruction. The islands of Abaco and Grand Bahama lost more than 13,000 homes. Many schools including a satellite campus of the national university were wiped out. A key seaport and airport were hit hard, with temporary shutdowns […]
The picture may be murkier these days, but company and industry representatives at a Macon trade and investment symposium still believe that in 2020, Georgia has more to gain than to lose in engaging with the global economy. During the Jan. 16 forum at Wesleyan College organized by the law offices of Christopher N. Smith and […]
Some of the early azubis (trainees) visited Kennesaw Mountain in 2014.
Renowned Emory University marketing scholar Jagdish Sheth can add another one to his display case. Dr. Sheth, still active in the business and academic community at 81, was awarded the Padma Bhushan award from India’s national government on Republic Day Jan. 26. India’s third highest civilian honor in the category of literature and education focuses on […]
As Holocaust survivors and world leaders made their way to the former Nazi concentration camp Auschwitz-Birkenau to mark the 75th anniversary of the camp’s liberation by Soviet troops, some 5,000 miles away in Sandy Springs, Ga., a Holocaust remembrance event was held at the city’s Performing Arts Center focused on the efforts of the Danes […]
Turkey has a chance to “return to normalcy” and revitalize its faltering ties with the U.S. if both sides can come to terms with complex new realities of international relations, a top foreign-affairs scholar from the country said in Atlanta Jan. 13. Many have fretted over what they see as Turkey’s devolution from a steadfast NATO […]