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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...

by Vicky Carabini   February 11, 2017, Saturday - Music and Culture: An Italian Perspective. Chapman University, Musco Center for the Arts, 10:00am-1:00pm. The many pathways of Italy's music, art and culture come together in a single event! Appreciate the harmony that inspired Dante's immortal masterpieces, and explore the diverse voices of...

Borse di studio per giovani italiani per la frequenza di corsi intensivi in Entrepreneurship and Management della durata di tre mesi presso la Santa Clara University, California, nella Silicon Valley. A concederle โ€“ almeno tre โ€“ per l'anno accademico 2016/17 รจ il programma BEST, promosso da Invitalia โ€“ agenzia nazionale per l'attrazione degli inves...

The position is in the department of Foreign Languages and Literatures at San Francisco State University. SF State is a member of the California State University system and serves a diverse student body of 30,000 undergraduate and graduate students. The University seeks to promote appreciation of scholarship, freedom and, human diversity through ex...

by Catherine Accardi   In the last issue of L'Italo- Americano we featured the planned Center for the Study of Ancient Italy at the University of California Berkeley.   This innovative Center will embrace an interdisciplinary approach to teaching and research, and will promote the study of the many cultures of ancient Italy, with spec...