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Save the date, and don’t miss a wonderful educational opportunity!  St Cloud State University professors, Christine Imbra and Steven McCullar, will join ICC scholarship award recipient, Jessica Gehrke, as they compare Italian higher education to our system in the United States! The SCSU team has a long term relationship with the University of Macer...

Kansas State University in Italy celebrated its grand opening May 29 in Orvieto, Italy, as the inaugural session of Kansas State University in Italy summer program commenced. The Orvieto mayor's office hosted a joint news conference with the university to celebrate the partnership, confirming the relationship between Kansas State University, Kansas...

Gualtiero Piccinini says he was “a thoughtful kid.” His parents advised him to think for himself, and he “took that seriously.” He’s been a philosophy professor at UMSL since 2005 and works primarily in philosophy of mind with an eye toward psychology, neuroscience and computer science. Almost an engineer. Piccinini’s father was a research engineer...

L’organizzazione no profit, Ciao St Louis, ha una nuova iniziativa che si chiama Imparare L’Italiano Giocando. Questa iniziativa è stata pensata per i bambini per farli crescere in un ambiente dove possono imparare la lingua. Ogni mese, ci sarà un meet-up dove i genitori di bambini dai dodici anni in giù, possono partecipare in varie attività ludic...

Although the Pannese Society of Rhode Island is small in numbers, the Johnston-based Italian-American non-profit is now the state’s leader in International Student Cultural Exchanges. That became fact Tuesday when four Johnston High School students, who were armed with knowledge of the Italian language and customs, boarded a Peter Pan Bus Company m...

Massimo Bonavita Memorial Scholarship 2017. In honor of our co-founder, Massimo Bonavita, and in keeping with our mission to promote Italian language and culture, the Italian Cultural Center will offer a scholarship designed for students majoring/minoring in Italian. Specifically created for Minnesota residents/students in partnership with the Univ...

The University of Kansas seeks to fill a visiting assistant professor position (renewable to three semesters, subject to performance review), expected to begin as early as January 1, 2014 in the area of 20th/21st century Italian language, literature, culture, film or related field. This appointment is a non-tenure track, term appointment initially...

The President of the Italian Republic, Sergio Mattarella, was in Houston, the last leg of his visit in the USA, and visited the Johnson Space Center where NASA has its Mission Control Center and from where all space voyages are directed. President Mattarella was welcomed upon arrival by Susan Anderson, Head of Protocol of NASA, and visited the Cen...

Who: Order Sons of Italy in America, Cabrini Lodge 2826What: Eighth annual scholarship awards presentation When: April 15 Where: Our Lady of the Meadows Church Hall   Highlights/honorees: Scholarship recipients were Jonathan Gutierrez, Central High; Mark Madic, South; and Giavanna Zupancic, East. The awards presentation included a light su...

The past 10 days have been busy for Iowa State University College of Design students. Since March 2, these students have been hosting an exhibition in the Design Building called “The Rome Show.” The Rome Show has been displaying projects of the 66 ISU students who studied abroad in Italy this last fall semester. The artwork featured in this show wa...

The precedents of women in public relations, international news, and multicultural relations are unfortunately not household names—yet. Missouri State University faculty Dr. Etta Madden uncovers three remarkable women and their work to connect the United States with Italy and the globe in general. Madden's book in progress, "Engaging Italy," w...

The winner of the $3,000 ICC Study Abroad Program scholarship is Magdalena (Lena) Schroeder, a sophomore majoring in Mathematics and Italian Studies at the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities. Lena's first experience with Italian culture and language occurred early in life when she lived in Austria with her family. Later exposures to Italy ul...