Jagdish Sheth was a refugee from Burma in the early years of his life, his family having fled from the invading Japanese. Then in India, his sisters — prevented by culture from fulfilling their own ambitions — noticed his propensity for learning and encouraged him to continue his education. Hardships and hope shaped the man who is now a chaired marketing Read more
Originally conceived to broaden its study abroad and student exchange curriculum, Kennesaw State University’s “Around the World in 80 Days” was honored Feb. 28 in Washington by the Association of International Education Administrators (AIEA) with its 2017 Innovation Award. The Duke University-based association recognized the KSU program for “effectiveness” and for the connections it established Read more
Reviewed by Jacqueline Jones Royster, Ivan Allen Jr. Chair in Liberal Arts and Technology and Dean, Ivan Allen College at Georgia Tech: Emeralds of the Alhambra is the first in a series entitled the Anthems of al-Andalus. It is a wonderful story of love, political intrigue, and adventure set in Medieval Spain, primarily in Granada and its surroundings during a time when the area was vibrantly multi-cultural and multi-lingual.
Morocco is set to appoint an honorary consul in Georgia as it seeks to broaden its economic and trade connections across the U.S., the nation’s ambassador told Global Atlanta.
The North African nation of Morocco is pitching itself as the preferred beachhead for American companies looking to take advantage of the next great driver of global economic growth: Africa’s 1 billion consumers and rising middle class.
When 17 of our Robinson College of Business international business and marketing students traveled on a two-week study abroad program to Morocco, some of them faced a few firsts: First time outside the country, first time on a plane, or first time in Africa.
The Georgia Institute of Technology has signed a letter of intent to develop “a mirror lab” in Rabat, Morocco, that will coordinate and reflect advances in materials research with its current labs in Metz, France, and Atlanta.
Experts will discuss how to do business in the Middle East and North Africa at a workshop to be held Friday, June 22. Developing and maintaining fruitful relationships with business partners in the region, especially in view of legal and cultural issues, will be key topics of the event, which is hosted by a group Read more
Morocco is a stable, moderate Muslim country with enormous trade potential for the United States, a member of its parliament, Mbarka Bouaida, told GlobalAtlanta on a recent visit to Atlanta. "I think America believes in Morocco as a model for the region," she said. "I think Morocco is important because of its political stability, because Read more
As Morocco's ambassador to the United States since 2002, Aziz Mekouar has seen a positive trend in trade relations since the two countries entered into a free trade agreement midway through his tenure.
“We are seeing some results,” Mr. Mekouar said during an interview Atlanta. “I think the trade between the two countries grew by 140 percent since (the agreement) entered into force…