The Fulbright Foundation in Greece offers an extensive scholarship program for Greek citizens who wish to study, lecture, conduct research or pursue professional development at an institution in the United States.
Dr. Nadina Christopoulou is an anthropologist empowering migrant and refugee women in Greece as the director and cofounder of the Melissa Network. In 2015, she participated in the International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP) “Women Leaders: Promoting Peace and Security,” initiative which led her to conclude that it is most effective to prevent violent extremism through education and public engagement.
Want some fun summer reading? Join our coffee table book giveaway on Instagram (@usembassyathens) and share with your friends for the chance to win three beautiful coffee table books: The Ultimate Star Wars, The National Parks, and L.A. Modern. Only on Instagram!
Juneteenth, or June 19th, is an annual holiday to commemorate the end of slavery in the United States. On this date in 1865, slavery ended in Texas nearly three years after President Lincoln’s Emancipation Proclamation, issued September 22, 1862. Texas, which was part of the Confederacy during the U.S. Civil War, had long ignored Lincoln’s proclamation. So Army General Gordon Granger and 2,000 federal troops traveled to the port of Galveston, Texas, to make the announcement to Texans.
To strengthen internationalization and extroversion, the Πανεπιστήμιο Δυτικής Αττικής - University of West Attica is inviting international students to study abroad in Athens with a new video highlighting the benefits of international education.
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...
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.
Practicing your English while you #menoume_spiti can be easy and fun! Especially for young audiences via the online learning tools and graphics at the American English at State Facebook Page, an interactive platform promoting #EnglishLanguageLearning. Here's an example from their collocation series which illustrates collocations using the word "BIG." Check it out and let us know if this makes a BIG difference in your learning