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Fondazione Italia, organizzazione non profit che dal 1998 ha lo scopo di diffondere la lingua e la cultura italiana nella California del Sud, cresce! Aumentano le scuole americane che ricevono grants per inserire l'italiano nelle ore scolastiche, come parte del curriculum, e cresce sempre piĆ¹ il numero di persone interessate ai Learning Centers del...

There is a once in a lifetime opportunity for students of the Academy of Art University of San Francisco to live and create their art while experiencing the culture and history of Italy.   Each summer, students and faculty live in Italy for a Fine Art Study Abroad Program during almost two months while exploring the Italian landscape and cul...

Great news on the Italian cleantech front: UCLA Anderson School of Management has selected the Italian firm IsTECH to participate in the prestigious Global Access Program, which sends teams of talented professionals around the world to work with select technology companies.   These final-year MBA students will invest thousands of hours to fi...

The Italian Cultural Society, Sacramento is looking for qualified Italian language instructors for children and adults. Native/native-equivalent/ fluent Italian speakers, who possess a university education and have experience teaching children or adults, please contact us. (All candidates must currently be authorized to work in the US).   Th...

Sara Delucchi is the recipient of the 2016 Renaissance Lodge scholarship in Italian Studies. The scholarship is intended to recognize students who distinguish themselves academically in Italian Studies, and at the same time who manifest dedication to the wellbeing of the Italian community both on and outside the campus.   The Renaissance Lod...

The Commission for Language and Culture of COMITES, together with Dr. Diana Ferrara, invites all of the students that are preparing independently the AP Italian Exam of May 11 to join our mock test.   The test will take place on the 8th of April 2016 at 3pm at The School for Independent Learners in Los Altos. We have openings for 15 students...

Gloria Ricci Lothrop, a pioneering California historian who was the first female professor hired to teach in Cal Poly Pomona's history department, died Feb. 2 in Arcadia after battling chronic pulmonary disease and pneumonia. She was 80.   Lothrop joined the faculty at Cal Poly Pomona in 1970. She spent the bulk of her career at the universi...

Italingua is not just a place where you learn Italian, you come to us to feel Italian. The students are supported by a warm, extended family while learning about Italian culture, music and food, art and politics. At current economic situation Italingua has been affected like other wonderful communities.    We are asking for your generou...

Paolo Miliozzi grew up in Civitanova Marche, Adriatic seaport in Italian region of Marche. Strangely enough, historically this area didn't give birth to maritime explorers, as in the case of Venice, lapped by the same Adriatic Sea. Regardless, Civitanova Marche has a strong marine bond, as demonstrated by its annual "Feast of the Sea."  ...

The Peninsula Social Club Foundation of San Mateo once again awarded scholarships to graduating high school Seniors of Italian heritage that achieved academic excellence, showed leadership qualities, served the community and were proud to be Italian descents.   The Foundation is a tax exempt non profit organization whose sole purpose is to r...

Il prof. Daniele Struppa, attuale Chancellor della Chapman University presso la quale e' stato chiamato nel 2006, e' stato nominato dal Board of Trustees dell'Universita' "Presidente designato" e successore dell'attuale Presidente Jim Doti, Ph.D, quando questi andra' in pensione. Laureatosi in matematica all'Universita' di Milano, e conseguito il...

By Mauro Battocchi   Fulbright BEST exposes Italian talents to Silicon Valley culture and then sends them back to Italy to turn their innovative ideas and approaches into business ventures.   This policy effort, supported by the Italian diplomatic service, uses Silicon Valley as a lever for accelerating the growth of Italy's software...