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Tuvalu Island Turns to Metaverse as It Disappears

Tuvalu, a small island nation in the South Pacific, has announced plans to digitally replicate itself in the metaverse. A full-scale digital version of the microstate will be built amid fears that Tuvalu will be entirely submerged by rising...

The Look of Humans in the Year 3000

The Look of Humans in the Year 3000 is a projection which seems familiar. Nevertheless, the research are exploring a new look for humans in more ways than one. Some scientists and experts believe humanity is evolving and devolving. That means...

Living With Dyslexia: Dyslexia Awareness Month

October is Dyslexia Awareness Month. Many wrongly consider it a disability. However, it is not. It is merely a learning impairment which creates difficulty with tasks such as reading, writing, and spelling. It does not affect intelligence. Yet, it...

30 US Universities to Explore Academic Cooperation in Greece

A delegation of 30 US universities will arrive in Greece to explore the potential of new collaborations with the Greek public universities.

The Ex-Slave Who Authored a Greek Language Book

William Sanders Scarborough was an African-American, emancipated slave who authored a Greek textbook. His First Lessons in Greek was written in 1881. The textbook offered Greek to English and English to Greek language practice as well as exercises on...

First Kindergarten Opens on Tiny Borderline Greek Island Ereikoussa

The newly-founded first kindergarten on the tiny borderline Greek island of Ereikoussa, in the Ionian Sea, opened its doors to two students.

Greece Has the Lowest Pupil-Teacher Ratio in Europe

Greece has the lowest pupil-teacher ratio in the European Union with an average of 8.7 pupils per teacher, according to a study recently published by the EU's statistical body Eurostat. According to the study, the average number of pupils per...

Learning Greek Made Simple with Online Tutor

Learning Greek online has become a popular method to understand and speak the language for tens of thousands of people throughout the world. Online teaching suits people of Greek heritage that want to connect with their loved ones in Greece...

Modern Greek Returns to the University of Utah

The University of Utah recently announced that Modern Greek will be taught at the Department of World Languages and Cultures starting this semester. One of the beginner Modern Greek classes will be taught by Pagona Tsoutsounis. She has been teaching...

Children are Curious to Know: Who Were the Spartans?

Curious Kids, a website that posts inquiries made by the most curious of minds—those of children—recently found themselves answering a question posted by a young reader who wanted an expert to answer his question: “Who were the Spartans?” It is...

Why Fraternities and Sororities are Called “Greek Life”

Have you ever wondered why American college fraternities and sororities are referred to as "Greek life?" Why are they commonly named after the Greek alphabet? "Greek life" is a term for different exclusive societies—fraternities for men, sororities for women—that have...

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 percent, are bilingual, 40 percent are...

Greek Students Sweep Medals at the International Mathematical Olympiad

Six high school students from Greece excelled at the International Mathematical Olympiad (IMO) that took place recently in Oslo, Norway winning five medals, namely two silver and three bronze medals. The annual competition brings together the brightest mathematical brains from...

Iranian Refugee in Greece Dreams of a New Start after Excelling in Exams

An Iranian refugee in Lesvos, Greece excelled in his high school exams and hopes to secure a place at the Department of Electrical Engineering of Thessaloniki, his top choice. Kouros Durmohamadi Bagi, or Kyros after the king of Persia, as...

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...