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Con la celebrazione della Festa Italiana a Miami, si è aperta ufficialmente la diciannovesima edizione della Settimana della lingua Italiana nel mondo. Il Consolato Generale d’Italia, in collaborazione con l’ente gestore Odli Inc e il Comites di Miami, ha voluto cogliere la splendida cornice della Festa Italiana per dare il via alla settimana della...

The next CELI (Certificate of Italian as a foreign language: https://www.unistrapg.it/en/certification-italian-foreign-language) exam session administered by Florida International University in Miami will take place on November 16, 2019. Applicants must register by October 16, 2019. Please send the application form (https://www.unistrapg.it/sites/d...

A new cooperative partnership with an Italian university is giving Troy University archaeology students a chance to explore one of the world’s most historic areas. TROY students spent this summer working on a historical dig with the University of Pisa, the first in what are planned to become yearly trips to Italy. The partnership came about due to...

Prisca Zaccaria grew up in Cortona, Italy, and every summer for as long as she can remember, she anticipated the day when the Americans would arrive in Cortona from Rome by bus. These Americans were students in the University of Georgia’s study abroad program in Cortona. “I remember growing up seeing these different people in town. They would wear...

Il Politecnico di Torino, Piccola Industria di Confindustria Piemonte e la Miami Scientific Italian Community hanno siglato, in data odierna, un accordo per esportare il know how tecnologico Made in Italy negli Stati Uniti attraverso la definizione di linee strategiche per sviluppare reti stabili di dialogo tra centri tecnologici e strutture intern...

Reggio Emilia, named for the northern Italian province famous for its production of Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese, shares its name with an Italian teaching style gaining steam in early learning classrooms nationwide. KLA schools, a quickly expanding franchise, point to Reggio — for short — as a child-focused alternative to traditional curricula. “Ther...

 The honors for recent Duke University women’s golf graduate Virginia Elena Carta keep rolling in as the NCAA has announced Carta is one of a record 585 female college athletes that have been nominated by the NCAA member schools for the 2019 NCAA Woman of the Year award. Established in 1991, the NCAA Woman of the Year award recognizes graduating fe...

An exhibit showcasing an Italian approach to early childhood education is coming to Atlanta. “The Wonder of Learning— The Hundred Languages of Children” will open at the SunTrust Plaza Garden Offices in downtown Atlanta on June 25 and remain there until Oct. 15. The exhibit is free and open to the public, who may view it from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. Mond...

Many local students were taught a different kind of lesson at school this week. Cooking instructor Teresa Colors came to Crestview from Italy, where she lives, to spend the week teaching students from Richbourg Middle School and fifth-graders from Northwood Elementary how to make dishes such as pizza, pasta and ricotta gnocchi, which is like a smal...

My daughter came home from school one day with a piece of black yarn taped to her shirt. I started to worry. It was our first week sending our kids to a public Montessori school, and while I knew a bit about the educational model, the mildly ominous symbol raised a question that I know other parents have asked before: Is this some kind of cult? I c...

At the beginning of February, Queen’s Grant Latin teacher Ben Henkel undertook an unexpected lesson with his Latin students: they made fresh pasta together. If asked what they might eat in modern day Rome, most people would probably imagine a huge bowl of pasta with marinara sauce.   The ancient Romans did eat pasta as well as many of the staples o...

For the third year in a row, in conjunction with UNC Charlotte, the search for the next recipient of the Italian Language Scholarship will soon begin! Applicants must be UNC Charlotte students who are currently enrolled in (or have successfully completed) Italian 1201. Majors in business, engineering, or architecture are preferred, as are Italian m...