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Pursuing Premier Public Health

COVID showed us just how vulnerable we are to emerging infectious diseases – not to mention health inequities and underlying conditions that made infected people sicker. But the pandemic also showed us how collaboration could fuel a quick and innovative…

Organizations: Refcode

Computer coders can write their ticket to the American dream of prosperity and success. Refcode, a Clarkston-based nonprofit, specializes in helping refugees and immigrants learn the ins and outs of coding and software engineering tools as a path to financial…

Safeguarding the Fields

The Georgia Conservancy, which has advocated for conservation of the state’s natural resources for 55 years, teamed up with Georgia Trend last year to initiate the Sustainable Futures Awards. The awards salute communities or business entities that are pioneering practices…

Q&A with Ángel Cabrera

When Ángel Cabrera arrived in Atlanta in 2019 as Georgia Tech’s 12th president, it was something of a homecoming for him. He was a Fulbright Scholar at Tech in the 1990s, earning an M.S. and a Ph.D. in psychology and…

Electric Revolution

A remarkable and deliberate shift occurred in Georgia’s automotive industry over the past five years and accelerated in the last 24 months. Seemingly almost out of nowhere, an entire electric vehicle (EV) ecosystem began to flourish. Since 2020, the state…

Banking on the Future

Banks in Georgia and throughout the nation are facing a challenging environment as the government’s central banking system, the Federal Reserve, raises interest rates and technology continues to transform the industry. Mortgage rate increases are the latest kick in the…