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Harvard and Athens Universities Launch Research Collaboration

Harvard University and the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, the oldest universities in the United States and Greece, launched on Wednesday a research collaboration on migration/refugee issues. The collaboration will include a three-week summer course in Greece for Harvard graduate...

More Than 15,000 Pupils Test Positive for Covid as Schools Reopen in Greece

At least 15,547 positive self-tests for Covid were recorded on Monday among pupils and teaching staff as schools reopened in Greece after the Christmas and New Year's holiday. Authorities defied calls by some experts to delay the return to class...

British University Censors Ancient Greek Poem for Domestic Violence

A British university censored an ancient Greek poem with references to violence against women in order to not upset students, the London Times reported on Monday. According to the report, the work, called "Types of Women" -- which is more...

The Construction School Changing Lives in New York City

A unique construction school created by Greek-Americans is changing peoples' lives by providing new skills to unemployed and disadvantaged youth.

Greece an Up And Coming International Student Destination

Greece could become an attractive international student destination for higher education as public universities launch courses in English.

Omicron: 10-15 Days Needed to Draw Conclusions, Greek Expert Says

It is early to draw safe conclusions on the omicron variant; we have to wait another 10 to 15 days before that, Greek expert Elias Mosialos said

How Being Bilingual Affects Your Brain

Being bilingual or multilingual has been proven to have countless beneficial impacts on the brains of those who speak more than one language. According to recent data, most of the world's population, or 43%, are bilingual, 40% are monolingual, and...

ECOS Helps Address Major Cause of Student Absenteeism in South LA Schools

The Austin Ekeler Foundation, ThinkWatts Foundation, and ECOS, the leading green cleaning products manufacturer, donated state-of-the-art washers and dryers as well as ECOS laundry detergent in three Watts School District schools on Giving Tuesday (#givingtuesday). The initiative will give students...

British Director Ken Loach Honored by Greek University

Ken Loach, the acclaimed filmmaker, twice the winner of the Palm D'Or at the Cannes film festival, has been honored by the Greek University of West Attica for his work known to raise awareness on social issues. Loach was awarded...

French Bring Back Teaching of Latin and Ancient Greek in Schools

The French government has announced plans to boost the teaching of Latin and Ancient Greek in schools as part of a new initiative

Zimbabwe’s Greek Primary School’s OXI Day Celebration

A Greek school in Zimbabwe, Africa, celebrated OXI day in the most original way. Guided by a Greek teacher, the students made a human Greek flag, as it has never been done before. The Hellenic Primary School is located in...

Notre Dame Gives Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew Honorary Degree

Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew received an honorary degree from the University of Notre Dame on Thursday. The degree was given to Bartholomew by the University President Rev. John I. Jenkins, CSC during an Academic Convocation held at the university in the...

Planet Survived its Dying Star: Lessons for the End of Our Solar System

For the first time ever, astronomers have astrophysical evidence that Jupiter and other planets in the solar system will survive the death of the Sun.  By Dimitri Veras How will the Solar System die? It’s a hugely important question that researchers...

University of Athens and Yale University to Offer Joint Degrees

The University of Athens and Yale University officially signed an agreement on Sunday that the two institutions would be offering a joint studies program to their students. The program will be open to undergraduates in environmental science and public health,...

Greek Anti-Vaxxer Assaults, Sues School Principal

A 37-year old anti-vaxxer father in a Thessaloniki suburb assaulted his son's female school principal on Tuesday for asking for the unvaccinated child's self test results before allowing him to enter school premises. Ioannis Sarigiannidis, who is a Covid denier,...