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.
Dr. Georgia Virginia Panopoulou is one of twenty-four scientists who were recently granted a fellowship by Hubble Fellowship Program of NASA (NHFP) to conduct postdoctoral research in California.
The NHFP aims to enable outstanding postdoctoral scientists to pursue independent research in the realm of NASA astrophysics, using theory, observation, experimentation, or instrument development. Each fellowship provides the awardee up to three years of support.
After successful collaborations with the Big Band of the City of Athens, internationally renowned violinist Christos Rafalidis returns this time with New York Jazz singer Thana Alexa for her first appearance in Greece.
Together they will present a selection from the wider repertoire of jazz music, starting from the songs that have been the raw material to rely on the tradition of jazz, the standards of "The Great American Songbook," offering a multi-faceted rhythm and melody experience.
Tuesday, April 16, at 8:30 pm - Olympia Music Theater Maria Callas
59 Akadimias Street - Athens
NASA astronaut Clayton C. Anderson had the happiness to spend 167 days hanging over the blue planet, to understand its fragility and admire the beauty of the Earth.
It comes, therefore, to take us on an exciting journey beyond the limits of our planet, with photos from its mission to the International Space Station (ISS), narratives about life on one of the most sophisticated technological achievements of the United States, but also a video game about global geography.
Speech Title: For the Beauty of the Earth ||
Date & time: Sunday 7th April, 20.00
The speech will take place with the support of the US Embassy. in Athens.
On Saturday April 6, 2019 the American artist, modern dancer and choreographer Meredith Nadler presents the 3-D Interactive Dance Lab. A project that explores the potential of 3-D interactive technology in relationship with dance and live music. This is the artist's personal inquiry into technology's power of expression that she researches though constructing narratives, with alter egos, in this case 3-dimensional avatars of dancers and musicians who co-exist in an environment of live interactive visuals.