Cornell University Professor Yervant Terzian and ANSEF founder was recently elected chair of the National NASA Space Grant Program. Directors recently met in Washington D.C. to discuss the status of the program and chart its future direction. Doctor Terzian will replace Chris Koehler, director of the Colorado Space Grant Consortium from the University of Colorado at Boulder.
The Armenian Engineers and Scientists of America will be holding a forum on career success and strategies on February 17 at Fordham University. For more information, contact the event’s Welcoming Committee members: Katrina Selverian at firstname.lastname@example.org; Grant Petrosyan at email@example.com; and Malvina Mardirosyan at firstname.lastname@example.org.
ANSEF founder Dr. Yervant Terzian is one of the Cornell faculty members being awarded with the Stephen H. Weiss Presidential Fellowship, which recognizes extraordinary and inspiring teaching.
Cornell professors George Hudler, Ravi Ramakrishna and Yervant Terzian have been chosen for this year’s Stephen H. Weiss Presidential Fellowships.
Dr. Yervant Terzian
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The French Senate just passed a bill, which criminalizes denial of the Armenian Genocide.
Turkey has threatened retaliatory measures against France following a French senate vote approving a bill that would outlaw denial that the mass killings of Armenians in 1915 constituted genocide.
Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Turkey’s prime minister, said on Tuesday the bill, approved by 127 votes to 86 in the French upper house, was a result of “racist and discriminatory” attitudes toward Turkey.
“This is an extraordinary achievement for the film. The film will have a huge exposure, and will reach countries that would have been difficult to reach.”
- Suzanne Khardalian
Al Jazeera English is an international round-the-clock English-language news and current affairs TV channel headquartered in Doha, Qatar. Launched in 2006, it reaches around a billion English-speaking viewers.
A scene from ‘Grandma’s Tattoos’
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Watch the full film “Grandma’s Tattoos” at Al Jazeera:
His Eminence Archbishop Khajag Barsamian was elected Primate of the Diocese of the Armenian Church of America (Eastern) in May 1990. The Diocesan Council organized a reception at the Sheraton Commander Hotel in Cambridge, Mass., in honor of Archbishop Khajag Barsamian’s 40th anniversary of priesthood and 20th anniversary of being Primate.
This year marks the 40th anniversary of Archbishop Khajag Barsamian’s ordination into priesthood.
He has been a supporter of the Mother See of Holy Echmiadzin, of the ongoing development of an independent homeland and of humanitarian outreach to the vulnerable among Armenia’s citizens.
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