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250 million people worldwide speak Italian and are connected to Italian culture. The Italian government has long been committed to increasing that number through a variety of foundations, organizations and global initiatives. In fact, promotion of the Italian language and culture is one of the primary objectives of the Italian Consulate in Los Ange...

The Department of Modern Language Studies welcomes applications for a one-year, non-continuing full-time Italian lecturer for the 2014-2015 academic year, beginning in August 2014. M.A. degree in Italian language, literature, or culture required, Ph.D. preferred.   Applicants should have at least two years teaching experience at the universi...

I fornelli de La Piccola Cucina restano sempre accesi. Finita un'avventura siamo già pronti per un'altra ancora più entusiasmante. A partire da venerdì 10 Ottobre, La Piccola Cucina sarà presente, con 5 sessioni speciali, al 36mo Houston Italian Festival, l'evento annuale più importante che organizzi il Centro Culturale.   I miei piccoli che...

The Language School Coordinator is responsible for day-to-day operations of the Italian Language School (La Scuola d'Italiano) at the Italian Cultural & Community Center of Houston (ICCC), ensuring that the school is well-managed and growing in class content and student enrollment. The coordinator must be a dynamic person who will work closely...

This summer, UNM Instructor Teresa Cutler-Broyles and eight students from the University of New Mexico spent an exciting five weeks at The Umbra Institute, located in Perugia, Italy. This is the first time that students from UNM have taken a course at Umbra.   Cutler-Broyles' class, Writing and History in Italian Gardens, explored the histor...

Michael Pizzini, son of John Thomas Pizzini and Airey Phelan Pizzini, is a Junior Music Education student at Loyola University New Orleans. He has been singing on stage since he was 10 years old and is thrilled to be continuing with Loyola's fabulous production of Gianni Schicci.   He is following his grandparents', parents', and sister's le...

By Scott Brandenburg   Fourth-year Oakridge volleyball coach Kim Hanson was looking forward to the 2015 season knowing it could be one of the best teams at Oakridge in quite some time. Then Hanson saw Stefania Garofolo warming up on the first day of tryouts, and she grew even more excited.   Garofolo wasn't a player Hanson was or...

The Department of World Languages at the University of Arkansas invites applications for a full-time Instructor of Italian. With a student body of more than 26,000, the University of Arkansas is a national research institution located in Fayetteville, part of a growing metropolitan area of some 500,000 people which frequently receives accolades as...

Administration of the University of Arkansas Rome Center will be relocated to the Graduate School and International Education, effective July 1. The Rome Center was founded in and is currently part of the academic programs of the Fay Jones School of Architecture and Design.   The center's academic course offerings have centered on architectu...

The Italian workshop has been an institution at Albuquerque's Bear Canyon Senior Center for several years, and it's wildly popular. Workshop leader, Alex Trujillo, reports that the group is at capacity, with 21 students. But don't let that deter you from calling the Center and leaving a message for Alex. Participation fluctuates as people go on vac...

La lingua italiana appassiona i giovanissimi in Texas che hanno risposto numerosi alle iniziative organizzate nel 2013, Anno della Cultura Italiana negli Stati Uniti. La "piccola cucina" ideata dal direttore dell'Italian Cultural and Community Center (ICCC), Tiziana Triolo, per insegnare ai bambini l'italiano cucinando, e' diventato un vero e...

Dalla Brianza all'America per capire come si formano i pianeti e le stelle. E' la storia dell' astronomo Andrea Isella, originario di Sovico, oggi assistente professore alla Rice University a Huston, in Texas.   Qui guida un gruppo di ricerca impegnato a studiare come nascono e si formano i corpi celesti, servendosi di osservazioni nelle fre...