- 09 October 2020 / Jeb Bush, Donna Brazile, and Julian Castro Join Busy Fall Schedule at Penn’s SNF Paideia Program
“Civil Discourse in Uncivil Times” is the topic of this year’s Silfen Forum at the University of Pennsylvania, co-hosted by the University’s Stavros Niarchos Foundation (SNF) Paideia Program, but it could well be the heading for the totality of the program’s fall offerings.
- 07 October 2020 / Congratulations to Rockefeller University and Nobel Laureate Charles M. Rice
This week, Rockefeller University virologist Charles M. Rice was awarded the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine, alongside Harvey J. Alter and Michael Houghton, for his work contributing to a cure for hepatitis C. The Stavros Niarchos Foundation (SNF) congratulates Professor Rice and The Rockefeller University on this momentous recognition.
- 07 October 2020 / New FDNY Fire Zone will Help Kids be Prepared for Emergency
The New York City Fire Department (FDNY) has inaugurated a state-of-the-art new educational facility to help teach kids how to react in a fire emergency.
- 06 October 2020 / Innovative Greek Language Learning Tools from the Staellinika Initiative
Staellinika, an initiative for young Greek language learners by Simon Fraser University (SFU) and the Greek Ministry of Foreign Affairs, has launched in full.
- 06 October 2020 / Kids Ride Greek Mountain Roads with Special Wheelchairs
Through nonprofit Hope Runners, kids living with disabilities use specially designed wheelchairs to clock miles of racing on Greece’s roads and through its mountains.
- 06 October 2020 / A new visualization from iMEdD Lab tracks school closures in Greece
The iMEdD Lab created and maintains an interactive application that tracks rates of SARS-CoV-2 infection in Greece and around the globe. Now it’s launching a new visualization to capture schools in Greece that have shut down due to COVID-19.
- 05 October 2020 / Unhappy Monuments, an Outdoor Exhibition by ARTWORKS
Parks in are once again flooded with small groups of friends, squares are filled with the sounds of children playing, and sidewalks are bustling. During a time in which public space in cities has gained new importance, the ARTWORKS exhibition “Unhappy Monuments” is taking up residence in Eleftherias Park in Athens.
- 01 October 2020 / Tällberg Foundation Announces 2020 Eliasson Global Leadership Prize Finalists
They’re a human rights lawyer, an oceanographer, a multidisciplinary artist, a veterinarian, a health innovator, an engineer, and a free speech advocate.
- 01 October 2020 / A Nutty Month in Vamvakou and a Οne-Υear Αnniversary for the V.Lab
Village life is proverbially slow. This doesn’t hold true for the Greek village of Vamvakou, where there’s something new on offer every day, even for visitors who have been before.