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by Russ Parsons   Is Maccheroni Republic going to take over the world? Jean Louis de Mori and Antonio Tomassi, who opened the always-crowded little downtown restaurant two years ago, have formed a partnership with celebrity chef Roy Yamaguchi to open places in Hawaii, and possibly even to franchise restaurants in China, Japan and South...

It all started with a muddy patch of ground and a desire to build a place of healing and compassion for children in crisis at Providence Child Center. Dr. Don Romanaggi and his late wife, Agnes saw the possibility of a garden where families could spend time outside the hospital walls. The Romanaggi Garden was dedicated in 2006 and the Romanaggi's e...

Sensational summer fun is still a couple of months away, but here at Scuola Italiana, we are already imagining bright, sunny days and happy, giggling children exploring the world through our soccer, cooking and music camps.    To jump start the summer fun, we invite all children ages 3 to 12 years old to participate in our pre-camp cont...

By Mauro Battocchi In the city of Salt Lake City, the Italian language is alive and kicking. Take, for example, these two students below from the University of Utah. Italian has truly opened doors in their scholastic and personal lives and, as you can tell from their video interviews, they are very enthusiastic about this special language.  ...

By Mauro Battocchi   I'm honored to introduce you to Giuliana Cosentino Marple. She is a native Italian and is currently a full-time teaching faculty in the Department of Languages and Literature at the University of Utah where she completed her Masters degree in Foreign Language Teaching. She teaches Italian, Italian literature and history...

By Mauro Battocchi I am pleased to share with you news that an outstanding scholar has been appointed to The College of ldaho's new Howard Berger-Ray Neilsen Chair in Judaic Studies. Dr. Federica Francesconi, currently of the University of Oregon's Harold Schnitzer Family Program in Judaic Studies, will join the College of Idaho faculty next fall...

Whether you want to speak Italian for travel or personal enrichment, our classes are a great way to learn la bella lingua. And our classes cover the full range of proficiency levels from beginning to advanced. Beginning Italian classes introduce you to basic vocabulary and expressions used in everyday situations. Beginning lessons cover how t...

A $1,500 scholarship is being offered by the Italian American Club of Maui. IACM is an Italian heritage club whose mission is to promote the Italian culture through fellowship, good food, and friendship.   The IACM also raises funds for a yearly scholarship that is awarded to a high school senior on Maui to apply to their continuing higher e...