Charter School Denies Audit Findings, Turkish Connections

The Fulton Science Academy Middle School, a charter school in Alpharetta, is refuting allegations that it improperly spent taxpayer dollars and is connected to a Turkish Islamic movement.

Georgia State Professor Receives Fulbright Grant

An assistant professor of criminal justice at Georgia State University has received a Fulbright Scholar grant to research and study in Bosnia-Herzegovina for a year. 

Kenyan Envoy Launches Savings-and-Loan Tour in Atlanta

Kenyan officials kicked off a nationwide educational campaign in Atlanta June 8 for savings and credit cooperatives targeting the Kenyan diaspora living in the United States.

First Lady of Niger Addresses Food and Water Issues

A day after CARE helped sponsor a summit May 21 in Atlanta on global and water issues, particularly in Africa, a new report has been released showing the intensifying food crisis in West Africa’s Sahel region.

Carter Center Improving Accountability of Congo Mines

The Carter Center is launching the third phase of a project designed to bring transparency to the mining industry in the Democratic Republic of the Congo by the end of this summer.

Market Uncertainty Dominates Atlanta Wind Conference

Wind companies expect the domestic market to slow down until at least the second quarter of 2013 amid regulatory uncertainty as to whether the US Congress will extend its production tax credit for the industry. A bipartisan panel of politicians urged Congress to extend the credit, which expires at the end of this year, at […]

Turner Grant Expands Gorilla Conservation Work

Two months after media-mogul Ted Turner donated $1 million to the Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund International, the group has already begun to expand conservation efforts in Eastern Congo amid growing regional instability.

Georgia State Releases Athletic Master Plan

Georgia State released its $80 million athletic master plan May 31 for the construction and renovation of its athletic facilities.

Atlanta: A Nexus for Public Health Initiatives

Local public health expertise plays an important role in food and water initiatives globally, which was readily apparent at a May 21 summit on global health issues. 

Study: Georgia Ports Drive Atlanta Jobs

Savannah Port

More than 156,000 jobs in the metro Atlanta region are tied to Georgia’s ports, according to a study released May 17 by the University of Georgia’s Selig Center for Economic Growth.

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