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This Tuesday, a luncheon organized by Associate Professor of Italian Studies at UCSB Claudio Fogu to host the Italian Consulate of Los Angeles was supposed to feature one of the world’s top acrobatic air force squadrons: the Frecce Tricolori (the Tricolor Arrows). Leading up to the event, however, the show over East Beach was canceled, which we hav...

Depression is not just one: there are at least six different subtypes of it, involving distinct regions of the brain and responding differently to treatment. This was discovered by research that, with the help of artificial intelligence, examined brain MRI images of 800 patients. The study, which paves the way for increasingly personalized treatmen...

Collaboration between Emilia Romagna and California is being strengthened, which as of today has one more tool thanks to a memorandum of understanding, signed by the presidency of the Emilia Romagna region Stefano Bonaccini and the U.S. governor, Gavin Newsom, to jointly address the challenge of climate change and identify common actions on the lev...

The Italian Studies program at Chapman University is delighted to announce the creation of the Vicky and Michael Carabini Endowment. The fund will enhance the activities of the Ferrucci Institute for Italian Experience and Research and further promote the teaching and learning of Italian language and culture on campus. For over a decade, the Carabi...

In a testament to Maria Manetti Shrem’s continuing commitment to the arts and education internationally, the “Maria Manetti Shrem Arts Renaissance” will be created at the University of California, Davis, with a pledge of more than $20 million to further the art patron’s longstanding philanthropic partnership with the university. Funding eight endow...

The Consulate General in San Francisco invites applications to sponsor the prizes for the competition, “The Italian and the Book: the World between the Lines” which will be launched in the first days of August 2024. Sponsorships may include financial contributions, technical support (through the provision of products) or a combination thereof. Inte...

Venice, or Venezia: the elusive city of islands, canals and free-flowing water; a home to mystery, pride and honor.  Venetians have told themselves stories about themselves for hundreds of years — stories of their stable government, autonomous republic and prosperous existence. This is the myth of Venice. Born out of a republic – “La Serenissima” –...

Fondazione Italia, a leading Italian Language school both in the classroom and online, has announced a partnership with Order Sons And Daughters Of Italy In America® (OSDIA). All members of OSDIA are eligible for a 20% discount on any group class offered by Fondazione Italia, which include beginning to advanced as well as conversational, vocabulary...

Grants honoring Italian American Philanthropist Ms. Maria Manetti Shrem are available through the COMITES (Committee of Italians Abroad), under the auspices of the Consulate of Italy in San Francisco, to support students taking the AP Italian Language and Culture Exam in 2024. As an effort to increase the number of AP Italian Language and Culture E...

The Italian and Italophile community of Orange County and the broader Southern California region convened last Saturday for the eighth iteration of the Italian Perspective Series at the Musco Center for the Arts, Chapman University. This event, a successor to the Theater and Culture showcase of 2023, which marked the inauguration of the Ferrucci In...

Held in the luxurious rooms of the Musco Center for the Arts, the Italian Perspective series has established itself as both a beloved tradition at Chapman University in Orange and a key event for celebrating and exploring the wealth of Italian culture. Initiated in response to the local community’s sincere wish to strengthen ties and create opportu...

Fondazione Italia, a leading Italian Language school both in the classroom and online, has announced a partnership with Order Sons And Daughters Of Italy In America® (OSDIA). OSDIA announced this partnership in the April issue of its newsletter “Questo Mese”. This partnership is focused on rekindling a connection to heritage and culture among the I...