Diaspora

Greek-American Paul Alivisatos Named University of Chicago President

Prominent Greek-American chemist and University of Chicago alumnus Paul Alivisatos was named the 14th president of the University of Chicago.

Greek-American Yannis Dimoulis Creates Community Through Comedy

Designer Yannis Dimoulis uses his platform of over 23,000 followers to explore the often-comedic nuances of being Greek-American.

Leadership 100 Conference Pays Tribute to Greek Bicentennial

The 30th Annual Leadership 100 Conference, held virtually, which ran from February 17-19, 2021, concluded with a resounding musical program last Friday.

Greek-American Brothers Explore Beauty and Legacy of the East Med

Two Greek-American brothers are looking to explore the modern legacy of what connects the Eastern Mediterranean with their new storytelling platform

Greek Diaspora Commemorates Homeland’s Bicentennial

Every year Greece and the Greek Diaspora celebrates its national day on March 25th. This day commemorates the start of the War of Independence.

Successful Greeks Share Knowledge in YouTube Series “Learn From the Greeks”

Successful Greek-Americans from all across the West Coast are being featured in a new YouTube series titled "Learn From the Greeks".

Evzones Exhibit Opens Greek Bicentennial Year in Australia

The Bicentennial of the Greek War of Independence was marked recently with the opening of an exhibition showing the daily lives of Evzones

Greece Develops Plan to Attract Digital Nomads

Greece is developing a package of initiatives designed to form a comprehensive plan for persuading so-called "digital nomads" to base themselves in the country

First-Ever Written Exam for Greek Citizenship Slated for May 16

The first-ever written exam for Greek citizenship is scheduled for May 16, 2021, according to an announcement from the Interior Ministry.

Vienna’s “Little Greece” and the First Greek Newspaper

The Greeks’ large-scale migration to the seat of Hapsburg power followed the wars between the Austrian and Ottoman Empires

The Greek Shepherd Who Became Chicago’s Greatest Marketing Genius

Marketing genius can take many forms -- from the "Music Man" salesmen of the early 1900s, selling band instruments to poor townspeople -- to the person who started the "Bernie with Mittens" phenomenon, prompting the veteran Vermont senator to...

AHEPA Creates New Website Devoted to Organization’s History

AHEPA, the American Hellenic Educational Progressive Association, the foremost Greek-American fraternal organization, has created a new website dedicated to the rich history of the group as part of its upcoming centennial commemorations in 2022. The new site, called ahepahistory.org, showcases...

Greek-Canadian Billionaire, Owner of the Silverdome, Passes Away at 69

Andy Apostolopoulos, the Greek-Canadian business magnate who was the owner of the Silverdome in Michigan passed away on Monday at the age of 69. The Chairman and CEO of the Triple Group of Companies passed away peacefully, according to a...

Toronto Greek Church Organization To Sell Property After Financial Woes

A Greek Orthodox nonprofit in Toronto that owns churches and schools and hosts the gigantic "Taste of the Danforth" Greek folk festival every summer might soon be forced to sell one of its properties due to a precipitous drop...

MIT Remembers Brilliant Greek Professor George Hatsopoulos

The life of the brilliant Greek-born inventor, entrepreneur and professor George Hatsopoulos was commemorated recently at an event held at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, where he had served as a beloved teacher and mentor to generations of students. Hatsopoulos,...