William J. Connell, Professor of History and Joseph M. and Geraldine C. La Motta Chair in Italian Studies, has been selected a 2019 Andrew Carnegie Fellow. As a recipient of the so-called "Brainy Award," the fellowship includes a $200,000 grant to devote significant time to research, writing, and publishing in the humanities and social sciences. Co...

It’s an all-too-familiar battle for some parents — getting their kids to stop playing video games and do their homework. But in one classroom at St. Louis University, video games are just another learning tool, like textbooks or worksheets. The course, Intensive Italian for Gamers, is a hybrid of traditional instruction and in-class video gaming. T...

Nelle università e nelle scuole di management di tutto il mondo è molto di moda l’espressione Stem: Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics. Sono queste le discipline del futuro, gli ambiti di competenza su cui si devono concentrare i manager di oggi e quelli di domani. Si parla anche di pensiero computazionale: la capacità cioè di pensare...

“Late have I loved you, beauty so ancient and so new.” When reflecting on my semester studying abroad in Rome, Italy, these words of St. Augustine come to mind. Not only do they aptly describe how living in Rome sparked my own love for beauty, but they also remind me of my experience volunteering with the Missionaries of Charity at San Gregorio tha...

Ciao from Rome to all the friends of We the Italians, and Happy Easter! We are particularly pleased and proud to announce the first partnership that kicks off a new season for We the Italians. We know that the problem of dual citizenship is very important for several members of the Italian American community, and that is why we are pleased to be ab...

The “Italian Diaspora Studies Association”, in conjunction with the Department of Humanities at the University of Calabria, located in Rende, a few kilometers outside Cosenza (Calabria, Italy), has launched a new residential writing program dedicated to the topic of “Cultural Heritage and Memory”. With the Patronages of the Canadian Embassy of Rome...

Cape Region food industry professionals recently teamed up to help local high schoolers realize their dreams. Every spring, the business of eating here in the Cape Region faces the inescapable fact that trustworthy, skilled help in professional kitchens is getting harder to find. In response to this, the Delaware Restaurant Association stepped up t...

During the fall semester of 2018, multiple students from the University of Bergamo lived and studied at Fairleigh Dickinson University, experiencing the novelties and challenges associated with any long-term stay abroad. These students, all hailing from various locations in Italy, had the chance to take classes taught in English, enjoy American nig...

Il liceo Notre Dame di West Haven in Connecticut vuole cancellare il programma di italiano perché non crede che sia una lingua per il futuro. Il Connecticut vanta la seconda più alta percentuale di abitanti di discendenza italiana, circa il 16,6%, ed è il secondo stato negli USA per il maggior numero di persone che parlano l’italiano a casa. Quindi...

Wagner College will hold its annual commencement exercise on Friday, May 10 at 9:30 a.m. The program will take place under a big-top tent erected on the Sutter Oval in front of the college’s iconic Main Hall on Howard Avenue, Grymes Hill. The commencement speaker will be President Richard Guarasci, who is retiring in June after 22 years with the co...