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Salvatore Macchia, Professor of Composition and String Bass at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, has been named chair of the Department of Music and Dance, effective July 1, 2019. He followsRoberta M. Marvin, who recently completed her three-year appointment as chair. Macchia, who recently celebrated his 40th season with the department, is w...

Sam Luzzi now has a unique rejoinder, should he need one, to offer his high school friends. "I definitely have something I can say if my friends give me any trouble — I can tell them I'm the top dog," Luzzi said Wednesday during an interview at Westerly High School. On Tuesday night, during the school's baccalaureate service, Luzzi was named the fi...

Promuovere la lingua italiana attraverso l’arte. Questo l’obiettivo del Consolato generale d’Italia a Boston che, insieme al Casit, ha organizzato per la prima volta in New England un Italian Day presso l’Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum.  Qui, riporta il Consolato, 25 studenti della Springfield Central High School hanno avuto modo di apprezzare l’a...

An Italian Dinner and Talk on "Living in Rome: Duties, Distractions and Delights" will be given by Sara Boi on Tuesday,  June 25, from 5:30 to 8:00 p.m. at the Penobscot Language School, 28 Gay St. The public is welcome to this cultural and social evening in English. A table will be designated for those who wish to converse in Italian over dinner....

Il Consolato Generale a Boston e il CASIT hanno organizzato nei giorni scorsi un “Italian Day” alla “Boston Latin High School”, la più antica scuola in America e la prima scuola pubblica negli USA. Più di cento studenti – riporta il Consolato – hanno avvicinato la cultura italiana attraverso l’esibizione di una compagnia teatrale che ha presentato...

Il 21 maggio dalle 10 alle 12 un gruppo di studenti americani che studiano italiano con il supporto dello IACE (Italian American Committee on education) andrà alla scoperta dei segreti della manualità, artigianalità, creatività e tecnologia del design italiano quale eccellenza nel mondo. L’iniziativa, durante la settimana del design a New York, è o...

Enrico “Henry” Pinardi, an Italian-American artist and legendary RIC art professor, has left an impact on the lives of an extraordinary number of former students. Throughout his lifetime he has not only created recognizable and influential pieces of art, but also formed lifelong connections that have impacted the lives of many. Born in 1934, Pinard...

When: Tuesday, May 7th, 2019 from 6:30 to 8:30 PM - Where: Rose Alumni House, Yale Campus, 232 York Street | New Haven, CT 06511 The National Organization of Italian American Women Connecticut Region presents "The Alchemy of Italy" with Carla Gambescia, author of La Dolce Vita University What is it about Italy? Cultural Superpower yet merely a moun...

Il liceo Notre Dame di West Haven in Connecticut vuole cancellare il programma di italiano perché non crede che sia una lingua per il futuro. Il Connecticut vanta la seconda più alta percentuale di abitanti di discendenza italiana, circa il 16,6%, ed è il secondo stato negli USA per il maggior numero di persone che parlano l’italiano a casa. Quindi...

Standing before more than 500 parishioners of Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church in January 1944, the Rev. Walter J. Lyddy announced plans to open a new parochial school next to the church. Lyddy’s announcement, made during a banquet dinner celebrating the parish’s 50th anniversary, was met with enthusiastic applause from parishioners, who saw the new...

Sign the petition to keep Italian at Notre Dame High School in West Haven, CT. Connecticut boasts the second highest percentage of residents of Italian heritage (16.6%), narrowly trailing Rhode Island, and also ranks second nationally for Italian spoken at home, after the State of New York. Notre Dame declares that their Foreign Language Department...

Sostenere la ricerca di promettenti giovani scienziati, contribuire alla creazione di nuove aree di ricerca nel settore delle scienze biologiche in Italia e rafforzare e sviluppare i rapporti di collaborazione tra gli scienziati in Italia e la Harvard Medical School di Boston (HMS). Questi gli obiettivi dei programmi della Fondazione Giovanni Armen...