Panos N. Patakoukas, a professor at the Haas School of Business at the University of Berkeley of California was named professor of the year at UC Berkeley’s community. This distinction not only reflects the recognition of his colleagues at the University but also his popularity among the students, some of whom are older than him and hold high positions in the business world.
The last Docs on Wheels stop for this summer is Xanthi, July 28 and 29, one of your favourite destinations up north. Previously visited in 2016, the scope of this year’s event is wider, as we’ll be screening two documentaries at FEX and running a 2-day workshop at Veria TechLab, a space dedicated to innovation and creativity.
The world’s most advanced supercomputer is called Summit, and it recently powered up at a federal laboratory in Tennessee.
Built by a team from the U.S. Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory and American companies IBM and Nvidia Corporation, Summit sports eye-popping performance.
U.S. Embassy Athens proudly collaborated with The American College of Thessaloniki – Anatolia College, Deree - The American College of Greece Events, and Perrotis College – American Farm School, to provide higher education scholarships to 141 refugees in Athens and Thessaloniki.
The 1st Thessaly Chamber Music Festival will be held from June 16 to June 29 this year. The festival is organized under the auspices of the Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO) and the Ministry of Culture by the Region of Thessaly in collaboration with a number of local municipalities and other bodies, associations and chambers of commerce. Supported by the U.S.-based non-profit Chamber Music Hellas, the festival aims to showcase world-class musicians alongside the staggering natural beauty and cultural heritage of Thessaly.
The archive of Greek poet and lyricist Nikos Gatsos has found a permanent home at Harvard Library. The acquisition is a key addition to the Library’s collections in Greek literature and civilization and will be made available to students and scholars around the world.