On May 16, 2019, a new chapter in the Statue’s story opened with the inauguration of the new Statue of Liberty Museum on Liberty Island. The project, for which we provided significant support, has as its primary goal giving people today, and in generations to come, more opportunity to form their own personal connection with the iconic monument.
NASA’s new mission to the moon — which aims to put the first woman on the lunar surface by 2024 — has been named Artemis, after the ancient Greek goddess who was the daughter of Zeus and Leto.
Artemis is the goddess of the moon, as well as being the twin sister of Apollo — after whom NASA’s pioneering moon missions in the 1960s and 1970s were named.
The University of Pennsylvania has announced a $6 million gift to launch the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Paideia Program for undergraduate students.
Known as “Paideia” for short, the program will reimagine the ancient Greek ideal of “paideia” — which translates into “education of the whole person” and “educating citizens” — for the 21st century and beyond, with courses focusing on wellness, service and citizenship.
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Greek NASA scientist Eleni Antoniadou has received worldwide recognition and honours for her groundbreaking work on lifesaving therapies for artificial organ transplantations, and she’s about to add another to her shelf – a Mattel Barbie Doll created in her image.
Dr. Katerina Akassoglou, a researcher at the University of California at San Francisco, has received the prestigious International Barancik Prize for Innovation in Multiple Sclerosis Research.
American photographer Robert McCabe fell in love with Greece since the first time he visited her back on the ’60s. The young student of Princeton University used every possible way to admire the beauty of the country, mostly by traveling multiple times through the years to many of its areas.
His exhibition “Chronographia – Exhibition for the 180 years (1837-2017) of the Archaeological Society” was inaugurated in December and will end on March 29. It is free of charge and open daily, except Saturdays and Sundays, from 10:00 to 18:00.
The U.S. Embassy in Athens is excited to announce the Future Leaders Exchange (FLEX) program! This program offers a scholarship opportunity for selected Greek students to travel to the United States for one year and stay with a host family, while attending an American high school.