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Many different students – paesani and not – benefit from their minors in Italian at Widener University, associate professor Thomas K. Benedetti has found. Engineering students – the largest contingent – become closer to all those classic architectural styles. Business, tourism and hospitality management majors get better access to Italy, one of the...

The little Italy Lodge Scholarship Foundation Board of Directors of Baltimore, Maryland has approved the following: The Scholarship Foundation will offer 6 Scholarships totaling $33,000- three named scholarships for $6,000 and 3 additional scholarships for $5,000. The 2022 Scholarship Application will be available online on January 3, 2022 at our l...

“The impetus that led to initiating the Italian-American Club was to focus on all of the contributions, legacy and leadership that the Italian American community has provided for over 150 years in our country,” said Stabile. The club’s hope this year is to do just that. During October, students collaborated with Stabile to decorate a display case i...

Imagine going to the doctor for your annual checkup, providing a small sample of blood or saliva for testing, and learning a few days later whether you’re in the clear or dealing with the early stages of cancer. Identifying the dread disease that early would increase your chances of survival, as well as minimize your pain and the disruption to your...

As part of the activities to support the promotion of Italian language and culture under the patronage of the Italian Embassy, a meeting was held at the Auditorium of the Italian Embassy in Washington between the students of the Liceo Parentucelli/Arzela' of Sarzana in the province of La Spezia (connected remotely) with students of Italian from Ann...

A tie that continues to develop and grow stronger with the work and research of many young researchers in the fields of science and humanities. This is the bond between Italy and the United States which was celebrated during the annual event of ISSNAF, the foundation that brings together thousands of Italian scientists and academics working in labo...

On December 3, Ambassador Mariangela Zappia and Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Educational and Cultural Affairs, Matthew Lussenhop, opened the seminar titled “Fulbright Fellows’ Contribution to the Fight against Covid-19” hosted at the Embassy’s Auditorium in Washington DC in occasion of the 75th anniversary of the Fulbright Prog...

Ms. Linda Schiano, from Old Bridge, New Jersey, has been promoting the Italian language and culture for over 20 years. Ms. Schiano has been an Italian language teacher in Manalapan-Englishtown Middle School for 16 years. “I have been blessed to have an amazing career. I am so passionate about the Italian language and culture and I get to share this...

Several students were honored as Columbus Day Essay Contest winners after the Clark UNICO Italian-American Feast held in October. Winners included Makayla Pope a fifth grader at Frank K. Hehnly School,  Collen Sullivan a fifth grader at Valley Road School, Alesandra McFadden a seventh grader at Carl H. Kumpf Middle School, and Christopher Warnick a...

The Department of Modern Languages and Literatures at Johns Hopkins University seeks to appoint at the rank of Associate or full Professor a scholar of Medieval and Renaissance Italian literature with a distinguished research record. In addition to expertise in canonical literary texts of the period from Dante to Tasso, applicants will have a stron...

Scuola Marco Polo is open to all children who want to discover Italian and Italy. “Italians from Italy,” said the school’s president, Agnese Abate. “Italian descendants. Italian lovers.” The school – which on scuolamarcopolo. org calls itself “a safe space to learn and live the Italian language and culture in a vibrant community for kids and adults...

When Dr. Anne Prisco first arrived as the new president of Holy Family University in Philadelphia on July 12, 2021, the COVID-19 pandemic looked to finally be on the downward swing after more than a year of holding the world captive. There was a robust vaccination campaign playing out, and people long holed up in their houses were beginning to redi...