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

On March 25, 2020, U.S. Ambassador to Greece Geoffrey R. Pyatt unveiled the #USGreece2021 logo that the U.S. government will use for all its programming in commemoration of the 200th anniversary of Greece’s independence and the unbreakable bonds of friendship between our countries.

For the first time in its 174-year history, the Smithsonian Institution — the world’s largest museum, education and research complex — has released 2.8 million high-resolution images from across its collections onto an open-access online platform for all to use and download free of charge. 

Legendary Hollywood actor Kirk Douglas, who passed away recently at the age of 103, actively supported the United States’ aid efforts for Greece in the midst of the catastrophic Civil War in the late 1940s.

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U.S. Ambassador Pyatt to American Citizens on COVID-19

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