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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...

By Tu-Uyen Tran   "Gentile signorina," the purse-snatcher wrote to his victim at the beginning of a short story that University of North Dakota professor Elizabeth Harris has translated. He had been examining the contents of the purse, imagining what his victim is like and coming to realize he had fallen in love, she said.   "Gen...

By Sara Shepherd Megan Jones first saw a picture of Nicola Sacco and Bartolomeo Vanzetti in a high school history textbook, but moved on after being told they wouldn't be on the test. As a sophomore at Indiana University, assigned to write about something in the university's rare book library, she came across the intriguing figures again. Thi...

If education is all about breaking boundaries and surpassing limits, studying abroad may be one of the most effective and enjoyable ways to learn, at least according to Davide Bolognesi, former visiting professor of Italian.   "I was particularly impressed by the students," he says of his time teaching at CC during the Spring 2014 semester....

The Department of Modern Languages at Kansas State University invites applications for a Visiting Assistant Professor of Italian, term position, for the 2015-2016 academic year, with an option to be renewed. Completed PhD by August 2015 preferred, ABD considered.   Native or near-native proficiency in Italian required. Generalist with abilit...