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La lingua Italiana sta perdendo studenti. Il 20% in meno, stando al rapporto stilato dalla Modern Languages Association. La colpa è sempre ed esclusivamente degli insegnanti? O, più realisticamente, è cambiata la situazione globale e nuovi concorrenti si sono affacciati nelle aule delle università americane (nello stesso documento della MLA,infatti...

Sons of Italy Lodge 2738’s 19th scholarship and Italian Citizen of the Year dinner will be held at 6 p.m. March 3 at the Sangre de Cristo Arts and Conference Center. Nineteen students of Italian heritage will be awarded scholarship and a gift bag. The theme of the event is “2 Divas and Piano,” as the entertainment lineup features celebrity tributes...

For the fourth year, the ICC will fund one $3,000 scholarship for an outstanding student who will spend one semester in Italy. Working in partnership with the University of Minnesota, Department of French & Italian, this scholarship continues to fulfill our mission to promote Italian language and culture to all people of Minnesota. The Massimo Bona...

The Department of French and Italian in the Division of World Languages, Literatures, and Cultures at The University of Iowa seeks a full-time Visiting Assistant Professor of Italian for the 2018-19 academic year. The successful candidate will be prepared to teach introductory and intermediate language courses as well as literary and cultural surve...

When Alice Accorsi, PhD, first encountered the freshwater snail Pomacea canaliculata, it was as an invasive pest of crops and the intermediate host of a parasitic roundworm that can cause human encephalitis. Accorsi, then a graduate student at the University of Modena and Reggio Emilia in Modena, Italy, was searching for vulnerabilities in the snai...

For 18-year-old Angelica Dore, 2017-18 is turning out to be a year of first-time experiences: Studying anatomy at the high-school level and playing on a basketball team. Sampling new foods, such as peanut butter paired with jelly. Watching with wonder as grown-ups, not just children, wear costumes for Halloween. “I do recommend it,” the young woman...

On Saturday, October 21, from 9:00 am until 10:30 a.m., Elisabetta Re, Italian native, will lead a small group in a casual conversation format. Participants will enjoy traditional Italian coffee, Italian breakfast staples – pane, burro e marmellata – along with some dolcetti. This is intended to be a very informal class aimed at Italian students of...

Outgoing Associate Dean for the Arts and Humanities in the College of Arts and Sciences, Valerio Ferme, and his spouse, Giorgio Corda, a professor of Italian at the University of Colorado Boulder, have established the Andermarch Cicogna Endowed Scholarship Fund. In alternating years, the scholarship will support high-achieving students in either th...

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...