- Little Amal, a larger-than-life puppet representing a 10-year-old refugee from Syria, is touring New York City with an important message of hope and a call to action.
- The World Federation of Youth Clubs (WFYC) Promise Awards recognize organizations around the world doing outstanding work in the field of youth development.
- A new business and entrepreneurship center is coming to the small village of Vamvakou, as part of a long-term initiative to revitalize the area.
- How do humans learn a skill as complex as conversing in a new language? Two Columbia scholars will discuss the neuroscience of language at the latest Stavros Niarchos Foundation (SNF) Brain Insight Lecture from Columbia University’s Zuckerman Institute, which will conclude with a participatory Q&A.
- Before he had even turned 12, Chanel traveled from Cameroon to Greece, fleeing civil war in the country where he lost his parents. He lived in Greece for six years, staying in a shelter run by The HOME Project and attending, on scholarship, a high school where his basketball talent was recognized. Now, he has moved to the United States to study at Bethany College in Kansas on a basketball scholarship.
- It’s what all emerging artists hope for: a stretch of time to dedicate themselves, without constraint, to their artistic practice.
- With fresh support from the Stavros Niarchos Foundation (SNF), the SNF Center for the Study of Hellenic Culture at UCLA in Los Angeles and the SNF Centre for Hellenic Studies at Simon Fraser University (SFU) in British Columbia are piloting a Pacific coast corridor of exchange and collaboration.
12 SEPTEMBER 2022Stavros Niarchos Foundation Library (SNFL) recognized with International Architecture AwardNew York’s Stavros Niarchos Foundation Library (SNFL) has been recognized with the International Architecture Award in the library category, recently conferred at an event in Athens. The award went to architecture firm Mecanoo, which led the design of the new Manhattan library.
- A significant grant from the Stavros Niarchos Foundation (SNF) will help Columbia University’s Institute for Ideas and Imagination continue and expand its work, as Columbia describes it, “to foster fresh ways of thinking about art, scholarship, and knowledge.”