Emory University President Claire E. Sterk’s Dutch heritage may be a footnote in a page-long bio recounting her achievements as a public health scholar and university administrator. But according to the Netherlands native, it also helped equip her for her current role, she told a breakfast meeting of the Netherlands-American Chamber of Commerce of the Read more
Atlanta’s Center for Puppetry Arts is teaming up with the Hispanic Health Coalition of Georgia to develop a program advancing health policies and practices for Hispanic children living in Georgia using the center’s cutting-edge, point-to-point interactive videoconferencing technology. Sara Burmenko, the center’s director of distance learning, told Global Atlanta that its programs such as “Making Read more
Georgia State University has tied for sixth place among top research universities in the U.S. to receive grants under the Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program of the U.S. State Department during the 2017-18 academic year. Georgia State tied with Columbia University, Johns Hopkins University and two institutions of the University of California system and ranked among Read more
The University of National Defense in Argentina has become the seventh military academy and 60th international institution to partner with the University of North Georgia.
During an annual celebration of India’s constitution, Georgia leaders praised the country’s diaspora community as a source of talent and civic engagement in metro Atlanta and beyond. Consul General Nagesh Singh, whose office hosted the Republic Day reception and dinner at the Westin Perimeter North Jan. 28, went unscripted for a moment as he praised the accomplishments of Read more
Because of inclement weather last week, Shujiro Urata, the dean of the Graduate School of Asia-Pacific Studies, at Japan’s Waseda University in Tokyo, had to cancel visits to Charlotte, N.C., and East Lansing, Mich., but he told Global Atlanta that he still felt the timing of his current visit to the United States was appropriate Read more
Georgia State University’s Transcultural Conflict and Violence Initiative (TCV) has brought 14 faculty members together to examine the causes of violence around the world, to explore means of predicting violent occurrences and to develop effective remedies for preventing their occurrence. Their fields of expertise are wide ranging from anthropology and computer science to psychology and Read more
Eleven representatives of Georgia companies engaged in exporting officially joined the state’s District Export Council on Feb. 5 for four-year terms during which they will support the growth of trade to foreign countries through outreach activities, education, mentoring and advocacy. The new members join 15 current members of the council who have been working with Read more
Georgia Tech’s Enterprise Innovation Institute is offering free office space in Atlanta for up to 10 Puerto Rican companies to temporarily set up shop here as the island recovers from the devastation of Hurricane Maria.
A controversial Polish proposal to outlaw blaming Poland for crimes committed during the Holocaust has strained its relations with Israel which fears that such a law would whitewash crimes that were committed by Poles on Polish soil. While the Polish government’s proposed legislation hadn’t been announced at the time that Anna Maria Anders, a Polish Read more