Valeria Cagnina is undoubtedly the youngest school principal in Italy (and not only there!). She is just 16 years old and she manages her own private school. Her parents helped her to make her dream become true: she teaches applied robotics to education to an audience made up of 20 young students. Valeria also teaches in a kindergarten twice a week...

For Sequim High School transplant Irene Stello, coming to America as an exchange student is her first big adventure abroad. While Sequim may be considered “a small town” in America, the city in Italy where Stello comes from is smaller. “When I came here it was a really big shock,” she said. “Everything is really big: cars, streets, food, everything...

talian-based fashion, art and design school Istituto Marangoni has opened its first school in the US in Miami’s design district, marking the institution’s 10th location in the world. Located in the heart of Miami’s design district, which is home to more than 130 art galleries, showrooms, creative and architectural industries, luxury fashion stores,...

When we think about the Italian superior quality in how to educate our children, a world well known excellence is the Reggio Emilia Approach. Launched after the war by Prof. Loris Malaguzzi, it has slowly but constantly carved out an ever-increasing and appreciated space, in a field as important and delicate as that of primary education. The US has...

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It is safe to say that Nico Ferrari will not be visiting any Olive Gardens during his stay in America. But other than missing the pasta from his native Italy, the senior exchange student is loving his time in the United States – and his new school is embracing him right back. In addition to forming an immediate bond with his teammates on the Glouce...

Leaving home is never easy. When that journey means saying goodbye to your "terra madre" — or loosely translated, motherland — crossing the Atlantic and settling into an area that is just as foreign to you as the language, “difficult” doesn't even begin to cover it. Take it from Vita Maria Mesnick. With her Italian heritage and love of teaching per...

The United Nations Association of the USA (UNA-USA) today announced Emmy award-winning public television host, best‐selling cookbook author, restaurateur, and former refugee Lidia Bastianich as its first celebrity champion for refugee youth education. As her first act in this role, Bastianich is asking Americans to host fundraising dinners to provi...

Una vita passata a promuovere la letteratura italiana in America. Catanese, arrivata New York da bambina, Olga Ragusa fece conoscere agli americani autori come i suoi conterranei Luigi Pirandello, Giuseppe Verga e Tomasi di Lampedusa, ma anche, più di recente, l’Umberto Eco del «Nome della Rosa». Professoressa emerita di italiano a Columbia, presid...

Friday, March 23, 2018 - 10:00am to 7:00pm. Carolyn Hoff Lynch Lecture Hall, Chemistry Building, 231 South 34th Street, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA. SEEING MORE IN THE WORK OF ART: A Celebration of Christine Poggi Dr. Christine Poggi, Professor Emerita in the History of Art Department, became the Judy and Michael Steinhardt Directo...