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As it turns out, kids from Cupertino and Copertino, Italy, really aren’t so different. The first student delegation from Copertino, Italy—Cupertino’s first sister city—visited the West Valley May 24-June 1. The Cupertino-Copertino relationship began in 1963 when then Cupertino mayor John Benetti visited the Italian town. The four eighth-grade stude...

Il neoArchimede Valerio Pagliarino, 17 anni, dell’ I.I.S. Nicola Pellati di Castelnuovo Calcea (Asti) - già vincitore dell’edizione 2016 del concorso europeo “I giovani e le scienze” – è tra i 3 migliori premiati a ISEF 2017 (International Science and Engineering Fair, svolto dal 13 al 19 maggio) di Los Angeles per il suo progetto di ricerca LaserW...

Melissa Marino and Marco Saglimbeni are the first students completing a B.A. in Italian Studies in the history of Chapman University. They inaugurate a new and growing path of study at the university. Their professors thank them for their sincere devotion to the study of Italian language and culture and for their hard work during the past four year...

There is a very good reason why, on May 11, the Leonardo da Vinci Society, in collaboration with the San Francisco Italian Cultural Institute, presented “Guglielmo Marconi-A Conference.” It was the second in a cycle of conferences celebrating Italian scientists who have made unique and stellar contributions to the world at large and have left their...

When: Wed, May 31, 2017 from 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM - Where: Italy-America Chamber of Commerce WEST, 925 N La Brea Avenue, 4th floor, Los Angeles, California 90038 The Consul General of Italy, Mr. Antonio Verde, is happy to extend the invitation to “Study in Italy”, a presentation about the Italian Higher Education system and opportunities for American...

The Department Of French And Italian Announces The Italian Language Teachers’ Second Annual Workshop At The University Of Southern California “From Best Practices To Best Lessons” In Los Angeles, CA, Saturday, October 21, 2017. Planning, identifying learning goals and objectives, time constraints, sequencing, differentiating instruction based on st...

The Order Sons of Italy in America Weed Lodge #1269 scholarship application is now available for high school seniors planning to graduate this spring and enroll in college or trade school in the fall of 2017. Applicants must have a minimum GPA of 3.0 for high school credit courses through seven consecutive semesters; and have a parent or grandparen...

As we look at the history of humanity, we often focus on the individuals who made fundamental discoveries and enabled us to advance our knowledge, by challenging directly the system of beliefs they lived in. A remarkable example of that, is represented by the Italian scientist, Galileo Galilei (Pisa 1564 – 1642), who championed the Copernican helio...

Il Liceo di Sain Francis High School di Sacramento, in California, con le alunne del quarto anno d'italiano, è stato ricevuto al Consolato Italiano di San Francisco. A fare gli onori di casa è stato il console generale d'Italia, Lorenzo Ortona, coadiuvato dal vice console Luigi Biondi e dalla responsabile delle scuole nel distretto consolare Paola...

When: Saturday, October 21, 2017 - Where: University of Southern California Planning, identifying learning goals and objectives, time constraints, sequencing, differentiating instruction based on student needs, assessment, creativity, gathering and creating materials, keeping up with departmental syllabi, sizing up the audience, working with large...

The decision to nix Columbus Day from the San Francisco Unified School District calendar last month came not with a bang but a whimper in The City. But the news apparently struck a chord with Italian Americans in Washington, D.C., who wrote a scathing letter Feb. 2 that singled out Board of Education Commissioner Matt Haney for his “particularly un...

Fondazione Italia has now opened its Orange County Italian Language Center offering courses for children and adults on the Chapman University campus. The Italian Studies program is delighted to support the teaching of Italian to the larger Orange community and is excited about the possibilities inherent in this new partnership. Fondazione Italia is...