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Dear friends, After more than ten years as the International Italian Students Association (IISA), we have decided to join forces with the Berkeley Italian Network (BIN), an informal network of Italian students and researchers at UC Berkeley and Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL) and, together, form the 'Italian Society at Berkeley'. Wit...

In a sudden, surprise announcement Friday morning, U.S. secretary of Homeland Security, Janet Napolitano, is resigning.   She is set to become the first woman president of the University of California's "10-campus," education system in its "145-year history," the L.A. Times reported.   Read more   Source: http://www.bizpac...

The We Love Italian campaign in the Bay Area is raising needed money to bolster Italian language education and Italian AP test taking among schoolchildren. And the work is paying off. Just recently, the Lowell High School in San Francisco received a $7,000 grant from the campaign to replace old textbooks, which were falling apart, with a new text c...

Star Bright Montessori is happy to announce that they are now welcoming young students to their newly opened school in Orange County. Star Bright Montessori provides Montessori education to children ages 18 months to 6 years of age.   The school has three available programs, Toddler, Primary and Parent-Child program. The Toddler program is d...

by Federico Pacchioni Local folks and students from the Crean College of Health and Behavioral Sciences, the Department of Art, and the Italian Studies program attended Dr. Kevin Petti's engaging and rich lecture on the nexus between art and anatomy during the Italian Renaissance. Italy's medieval universities established the study of human anato...

Il Programma BEST (Business Exchange and Student Training) è promosso da Invitalia - agenzia nazionale per l'attrazione degli investimenti e lo sviluppo d'impresa - e dallo Steering Committee, entità composta da soggetti che condividendo le finalità istituzionali degli scambi culturali fra l'Italia e gli Stati Uniti, intendono favorire la crescita...

Tastes of Italy: A Food Tasting to Benefit San Francisco's Official Italian Language School The Istituto Italiano Scuola is proud to present a fundraising event to promote and increase awareness of its mission of providing excellent quality teaching of the Italian language in the Bay Area. The completely self-financed, non-profit school was found...

Se il 2014 si appresta a essere l'anno di rilancio della lingua italiana in California, grande importanza riveste l'esame Advanced Placement, offerto ogni anno a maggio per gli studenti delle scuole superiori, come completamento di studio a livello universitario.   Di questo e delle strategie per la formazione di docenti e studenti si è occu...

George L. Graziadio Chair of Italian Studies' Clorinda Donato applauded the CSULB Academic Senate's approval of a new Master of Arts degree for Italian Studies beginning next fall at CSULB. "We're all very excited in Italian Studies about the new degree," said Donato, who joined Romance/German/Russian Languages and Literatures in 1988. "The goal o...

Good news for the alumni of Milan-based Bocconi University, one of Italy's most important universities in the fields of economics, management and social sciences. The San Francisco Chapter is starting anew under the leadership of Pietro Bonanno (in the pic above).   Pietro reflects the essence of the new Italian American community of Norther...

by Marco Bardazzi / La Stampa   The life stories of great people who have changed America can often be traced back to a common starting point: a boat from Europe sailing into the New York harbor with a salute toward the Statue of Liberty and an obligatory passage with the immigration officials at Ellis Island. But for an elegant Italian sig...

LINGUA E CULTURA ITALIANA – LIVELLO IThis class is designed for children who are fluent or semi-fluent in Italian and are in the kindergarten to 1st grade age braket.Children will have an opportunity to improve their conversation skills, learn how to read and write in Italian.Particular attention is given to orthography and morphology of the langua...