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On Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Archbishop Iakovos’ Words

In honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, we remember how the struggle for Civil Rights was also espoused by His Eminence, the late Archbishop Iakovos. On March, 15, 1965, Archbishop Iakovos joined Martin Luther...
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New Book “Greek Epic” Tells Latchis Family History, Its Theater Empire

Demetrios Latsis, like many Greek immigrants, found great success in the United States and he built a theater empire across New England.
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Archaeology Professor Cosmopoulos Directs Big Dig at Pylos

Archaeologist Michael Cosmopoulos is renowned for the discovery of a Linear B tablet used by the ancient Mycenaean state.
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Elizabeth Virginia Dimitry Ruth: Lost American Writer

Elizabeth Virginia Dimitry Ruth is something of a missing figure in Greek-American historical accounts. As a member of one of the first prominent Greek families in the United States, the extended Dimitry/Dragon families, Elizabeth...
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Arvanitaki Named Aristarchus Chair

WATERLOO, CANADA – On April 28, the Perimeter Institute announced the inaugural Stavros Niarchos Foundation (SNF) Aristarchus Chair of Theoretical Physics, Asimina Arvanitaki. The collaboration between Perimeter and the SNF is an $8 million...
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Patriarch Photios and Early Orthodoxy

We Greek Orthodox find ourselves baptized into the faith when we are too young even to understand what is going on. As we grow into children and teenagers, our parents teach us many of the...
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Greek Holocaust Survivor Tells Her Gripping Story

Yolanda Avram Willis, a child of Jewish Greek parents told an audience at Penn State University's Kensington campus of her family's WWII survival.
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Tom E. “Tommy the Greek” Hrones

Among the many Greek-Americans who have directly influenced art in the Western World few have had the kind of impact inspired by Tom E. Hrones. Known as “Tommy the Greek” Hrones was a recognized...
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The Mystery of Jamake Highwater

  I once worked at the American Indian Studies Research Institute. One day when I handed Dr. Raymond DeMallie his mail I happened to notice he had received a coloring book. Later that day while...
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Kitroeff Speaks about Iakovos

  LOWELL, MA – The University of Massachusetts Lowell’s Hellenic Studies Program hosted Haverford College (PA) Professor Alexander Kitroeff last month, to speak about Archbishop Iakovos, whom Kitroeff deemed “the greatest figure in the history...