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Makriyannis Takes Center Stage at a Top US University

General Yannis Makriyannis, a hero of the Greek War of Independence, will be the subject of a performance entitled "Makriyannis Unplugged" in Los Angeles, at UCLA’s Freud Playhousen on March 26. Acclaimed Greek actor, director, and acting teacher Yorgos Karamihos...

UCLA Establishes New Hellenic Studies Chair

UCLA has established a newly endowed chair in their Hellenic Studies Center after receiving an extraordinarily generous gift commitment from alumnus George Kolovos and his wife Tina. Known as the George P. Kolovos Family Centennial Term Chair, the philanthropic gift...

Scientists Search Wood Used for Ancient Triremes

Scientists from Greece and the US believe they are close to tracing the wood from which ancient triremes were made.  The scientists are searching in Pieria (one of the regional units of Greece, located in the southern part of...

Greek UCLA Student Receives Emmy

Alethea C. Avramis, a student at UCLA's School of Theater, Film and Television, took home third place honors at the 2013 College Television Emmy Awards held Saturday, April 25. Avramis won the Emmy in the comedy category for her film,...

Director Alexander Payne Honored As ‘Filmmaker of the Year’ By UCLA

Greek-American film director and Academy Award winner Alexander Payne was honored recently at the Director's Guild as Filmmaker of the Year during the UCLA Theater, Film and Television Festival. The event took place June 8-14, and the awards ceremony...