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The application for the 2020 YES Program is open.

The YES Program - Youth Entrepreneurship Summer Program is organized by the Department of Administrative Science and Technology of the Athens University of Economics and Business.

Learn more on how to apply at: 

https://yes.aueb.gr/?fbclid=IwAR3tvc-r3WI_Zz0E538DhMF11BngrT-iehyTtEYtc8g3EIL8HKgmaDed3NU

Applications Deadline is June 10, 2020

 

 

U.S. researchers are joining forces with scientists around the world to find solutions that will end the COVID-19 pandemic.

The collaboration ranges from experiments to adapt a measles vaccine to prevent COVID-19 to efforts to understand how the human immune system’s antibodies attack the coronavirus.

Collaboration and transparency are hallmarks of U.S. scientific research and are essential to solving the world’s great challenges.

Read how U.S. research collaborations are fighting the COVID-19 pandemic...

Dr. Christos Kyratsous, vice president and head of research on infectious diseases and technology at Regeneron, is in charge of research into the coronavirus vaccine in New York.

The 39-year-old scientist, who was included in the Business Insider magazine as one of the 30 people worldwide who are expected to transform the future of health services, is the one who found the cure for Ebola a few years ago, saving the lives of hundreds of people who were one step away from death.

The Greek researcher from Kozani, studied at the Department of Pharmacy of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, while, in 2004, he did his doctorate at Columbia University in New York and then went to NYU for two years.

Christos Kyratsous was honored in 2009 for his academic performance with the Columbia University School of Medicine Award (2009 Dean’s Award for Excellence in Research) and, in 2011, began working at Regeneron in the United States, where he remains to this day.

 

Are you an English Language teacher or a TESOL professional? Do you want to know about free tech tools and how to use them for language learning and teaching? If your answer is yes, consider enrolling in this new online course: Using Educational Technology in the English Language Classroom. 

This year CodeGirls program went virtual with the April 15th launch of online STEM courses! 65 participants from Kalamata, Kozani, Trikala, Patras, Ioannina, Alexandroupolis, and Lamia joined for the first online sessions which focused on coding and digital technology. 

Every year, the U.S. celebrates Earth Day on April 22 — the date in 1970 when environmental rallies were first held across America, from Philadelphia to Chicago to Los Angeles. 

U.S. EMBASSY ATHENS is partnering with the Digital Communication Network Southeast Europe Hub to hold a virtual discussion on public health communication and digital resilience during a global pandemic. Dan Rutz, former Associate Director of Communication Science at CDC and former CNN senior medical correspondent, will discuss communication, international cooperation, and disinformation in the midst of a global health crisis with communications professionals, students, and thought leaders. 
This webinar will include an interactive discussion between the U.S. expert and participants to explore best practices in crisis management communications and responsible reporting. 

Date: Tuesday April 21, 2020 at  5:00 PM 
You can join the event here: https://interactive.america.gov/dcnseh-covid19/

Do you have a bit of extra time on your hands? Do you like American history? Then join us Thursday, April 16 at 4:30 p.m. local time in Athens for what is sure to be an interesting conversation in the first of the U.S. Department of State’s new American Studies Discussion Series.

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