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Acclaimed Greek Studies Scholar Peter Mackridge Passes Away

Peter Mackridge, an acclaimed translator and scholar of modern Greek, has died, it was announced on Friday. Mackridge was born in the UK in 1946 and studied modern Greek and French literature at St. Johns College, Oxford. He became an emeritus...

Meet the Greek Educator Turned Author in Africa

“When you come to Africa, you think you will change her -- but she changes you. You learn about yourself, you redefine your values”

The Young Greek Who Started a School in Zanzibar

Renos Fountoulakis is an inspiring Greek philanthropist who, when faced with poverty in Zanzibar, decided to use education to change people's lives. 

Fighting for Face Equality After 50 Surgeries

Face Equality week May 17 to 24 Face Equality is a global campaign to highlight the issues facing people with facial differences.

Greek School Students Compete in Entrepreneurship

School students from across Greece took part in the 2nd Panhellenic Student Entrepreneurship Competition of Evolve Entrepreneurship GR

The Top 12 Greek Universities According to Worldwide Rankings

A total of 12 Greek universities were among the 2,000 best universities in the world published by the Center for World University Rankings (CWUR). The National and Kapodistrian University of Athens (EKPA) leads the pack in 275th place. However, with...

International Delphi Meetup in Ancient Greek and Latin

A meetup exclusively in Latin and ancient Greek language  took place at the Delphi Economic Forum 2022.

Demetrios Liappas, Pillar of California Greek-American Community, Dies

Demetrios Liappas, a pillar of the Greek-American community in Southern California, passed away on Sunday. Liappas was the Director of the Basil P. Caloyeras Center for Modern Greek Studies from the inception of the program in 1980 until his retirement...

Ellinopoula: The Unique Platform that Makes Greek for Kids Exciting

Ellinopoula, an award-winning digital platform, solves the problem for Greek diaspora parents and teachers who want their kids to learn Greek from the comfort of their home. As we celebrate International Greek Language Day on February 9th, Greek diaspora parents...

Greek Among Hardest Languages for English Speakers to Learn

Despite the fact that Greek roots are found throughout English, Greek is among the hardest languages for English speakers to learn.

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.