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SNF Support Helps Students Put Affordable Housing Theory into Practice

CONNECTICUT – When students in a multidisciplinary course across three of Yale University’s professional schools partnered with groups in local communities to think up solutions to the affordable housing crisis, their ideas yielded a commitment of up to $3 million from the state of Connecticut to implement proposals deemed to be feasible.

The course is part of a three-year pilot program supported by the Stavros Niarchos Foundation (SNF) to implement Yale Law School’s clinical model, in which students sink their teeth into pressing real-world challenges, across the university. The SNF Fund for the Integration of Theory and Practice launched in 2020 to help incubate perspectives oriented around addressing human problems rather than disciplinary and organizational boundaries.

Read more about the course.

Among a number of grants promoting civic engagement, SNF has supported C40’s Students Reinventing Cities competition in inviting students to make concrete proposals for reshaping their neighborhoods.

Source: SNF


BOSTON – Crowds flocked to the Greek Festival of the St.

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NEW YORK – Meropi Kyriacou, the new Principal of The Cathedral School in Manhattan, was honored as The National Herald’s Educator of the Year.


2 Germans, a Spaniard and a Senegalese Killed in Building Collapse in Spain’s Mallorca Island

MADRID (AP) — Spain's National Police on Friday gave details on four people killed when a building housing a bar and restaurant club collapsed on the island of Mallorca.

BOSTON – Crowds flocked to the Greek Festival of the St.

The news about air travel lately hasn't been pleasant.

Beyond the issues in Crete and our own in America, as we wrote in our ‘Analysis’ in last week’s edition, Patriarch Bartholomew has unfortunately ensnared himself in problems with the majority of local Orthodox Churches worldwide, with few exceptions such as those of Greece, Alexandria, and Cyprus, due to the granting of Autocephaly to Ukraine, which has proven to be ill-timed and ill-suited.

RETHYMNO – Domisi Development CEO Stavros Kapetanakis spoke with The National Herald about the Crete-based company that designs and builds detached houses and tourist complexes and about Crete Holiday Home.

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