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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,...

Greek MIT Professor and Antinuclear War Activist Kostas Tsipis Passes Away

Greek-born antinuclear campaigner and longtime MIT professor Kostas Tsipas passed away on Monday, according to an announcement by former Greek Prime Minister George Papandreou. The longtime fixture in the antinuclear movement was a retired principal research scientist and former director...

Foreign Student Ruling Reversed in Federal Court in Boston

    President Trump's ruling, handed down on July 6 regarding the deportation of foreign students who will no longer be studying in university classrooms, was reversed on Tuesday in Federal court in Boston. The unpopular edict had meant that foreign students...

Turkish Intelligence Targets Refugee Camps in Greece to Locate Turkish Dissidents

The investigative website Nordic Monitor recently published an extensive report claiming there is evidence that Turkish secret services have for year been conducting operations on Greek territory to locate dissident Turks who fled their country to avoid political persecution. Ankara has...

Greek Students Win Gold at MIT Global Competition

A team of Greek biology students from the University of Thessaly recently won first prize in an international competition hosted by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). The ten students presented a research project entitled "Odysee," which aimed to create...

Google Celebrates Greek Computer Scientist who Predicted Internet's Dominance

Google's latest doodle pays tribute to Michael Dertouzos, the Greek computer scientist who anticipated how the internet would come to dominate almost every aspect of our lives. Monday's Google homepage image honors the late academic, who died in 2001, on...

MIT Professor Daskalakis Tells Greek President That Excellence Must Be Promoted

On Thursday Greek President Prokopios Pavlopoulos received the well-known MIT math professor Konstantinos Daskalakis. Daskalakis, who was recently honored with the Nevanlinna Prize at the International Congress of Mathematicians, was congratulated by the Greek president who relayed to the distinguished...

Greece Caught in 1999 'Debacle' over PKK Chief's Arrest

February 1999 was a month when relations between Greece, Turkey and the United States were put to the test, as the Greek authorities tried to hide the fugitive founder and leader of Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) Abdullah Ocalan. The PKK...

Greek Student Excels in University Entrance Exams; Secures MIT Placement

Τhe results of the nationwide university entrance exams were released by the country’s Education Ministry on Friday. Results were put up at schools across the country. More than 104,000 pupils competed for 70,726 places at one of the country’s state-run...

Former Greek Minister Gerasimos Arsenis Dies at 85

On Tuesday afternoon, former Greek Minister Gerasimos Arsenis, died at the age of 85. Gerasimos Arsenis had been hospitalized for the past month and his death is most likely attributed to upper respiratory infection. Gerasimos Arsenis was born in Cephalonia in...