Greeks Have Highest Completion Rate of Harvard MOOCs

More Greeks are enrolling in Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) at Harvard than students from any other country. The statistics are from Mathesis, a stats agency...

Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America Begins Fundraising Campaign to Rebuild Ionian Village Campsite

On Friday the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America announced that during the recent severe weather in Greece on September 8 the campus of the...

US Reps Urge Pres. Erdoğan: Reinstate and Preserve Christian Traditions at Panagia Sumela Monastery

The government of Turkey abruptly revoked the license for the Annual Divine Liturgy for the Feast of the Assumption at Panagia Sumela Monastery in Trabzon on...

Iconic Parthenon Restaurant in Chicago’s Greektown Closes After 48 Years

After 48 years of providing Chicago's Greektown with an authentic Greek flare and famous flaming saganaki, the Parthenon restaurant has closed its doors. The reasons...

How the United States Was Modeled on Ancient Greek Architecture [pics]

In the 18th century, the United States was a new country, having just fought for and winning its independence. Benjamin Franklin wanted the design...

Greeks Create Heart Cells from Stem Cells

Researchers working with stem cells at Stanford University look to create heart cells from stem cells. The project, led by cardiovascular medicine instructor and Greek native, Dr....

Who Is Olympic Gold Medalist Helen Maroulis

She has described herself as "Greek by birth. Wrestler by heart. Passionate about life. 3-time World Team member. 2016 Olympic Hopeful." Now Helen Maroulis...

Rio Olympics: Greek-American Helen Maroulis Gets Gold in Wrestling for the USA

Greek-American freestyle wrestler Helen Maroulis, aged 25, pinned down Japan's Saori Yoshida scoring a gold medal in women's wrestling in the 53 kg division...

Greek American Daren Metropoulos Buys Playboy Mansion

Greek American Daren Metropoulos has purchased the famous Playboy Mansion for 100 million dollars, according to an ABC News report. However, Hugh Hefner, the man...

Arianna Huffington Says Good-bye to Huffington Post and Hello to Thrive Global Health Wellness...

Arianna Huffington, the co-founder and editor-in-chief of the liberal news outlet The Huffington Post has announced that she has stepped down from her position...

Greek Scientist Participates in Successful Research on Kidney Stone Treatment

A group of United States based researchers – including a Greek scientist – proposed a new kidney stone treatment involving hydroxycitric acid (HCA), which...

Greek-American Alexander Massialas Wins USA’s First Fencing Medal in 32 Years

After a thirty-two-year losing streak, the USA has won an Olympic medal in fencing at Rio. At the Rio 2016 games the silver medal went...

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