A workshop at France-Atlanta 2015 on the future of manufacturing brought U.S. and French authorities together to discuss the implications of virtual reality and other new technologies including the growing role for robotics. It also highlighted new environmental concerns and the continuing ties between the Georgia Institute of Technology and Arts et Metiers Paris Tech, […]
While the threat of Ebola spreading across borders, even to the United States, is on high alert, the reemergence of tuberculosis poses an equally dangerous threat. Dr. Christopher Whalen, a professor of infectious disease epidemiology at the University of Georgia’s College of Public Health, warns that “Infectious diseases do not respect human political borders.” He […]
U.S. policy in Africa is focused on promoting democracy as its top priority and enabling the continent’s 54 countries to prepare for a population boom that is due to include 2 billion people by 2040, according to Ambassador Linda Thomas-Greenfield, the U.S. assistant secretary of state for African Affairs. These objectives, she said in Atlanta, […]
It was an unrivaled assemblage of Colombian business minds, but it didn’t happen in Bogota or Medellin. Emory University in August hosted in Atlanta one of the largest-ever groupings of executives from the country.
Marc Mallet and Cynthia Mot were French teachers who worked in the same department at the Lovett School in north Atlanta when they first became aware that there was a demand for both French language instruction and exposure to French culture that went beyond what local schools were offering. Ms. Mot had held an administrative […]
Over an intensive four days of meetings in Atlanta, Oct. 18-21, Liberia’s vice president, Joseph N. Boakai Sr., had such a rigorous schedule with local officials and representatives of local organizations, he might as well have been a candidate for a U.S. office. Mr. Boakai is no stranger to politics. Following a career in both […]
A little-known association in Atlanta that certifies engineers in energy conservation and management around the world is now focusing more intently on Spanish-speaking nations.
Kennesaw State University’s Coles College of Business this month hosted a workshop on food security management, an initiative stemming from a German professor’s research interests and overseas connections on this pressing issue.
The University of Georgia’s Dean Rusk International Law Center on Oct. 26 will hold a grand opening of its new offices on campus in Athens, where it will relocate and rededicate the school’s Louis B. Sohn Library on International Relations.
Dr. R. A. Mashelkar, a national research professor from India, is currrently the president of the Global Research Alliance, a network of publicly funded research and development institutes from Asia-Pacific, Europe and the U.S. with over 60,000 scientists. He is to be a keynote speaker at the 21st Georgia Tech Global Business Forum and the […]