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Il liceo Notre Dame di West Haven in Connecticut vuole cancellare il programma di italiano perché non crede che sia una lingua per il futuro. Il Connecticut vanta la seconda più alta percentuale di abitanti di discendenza italiana, circa il 16,6%, ed è il secondo stato negli USA per il maggior numero di persone che parlano l’italiano a casa. Quindi...

Standing before more than 500 parishioners of Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church in January 1944, the Rev. Walter J. Lyddy announced plans to open a new parochial school next to the church. Lyddy’s announcement, made during a banquet dinner celebrating the parish’s 50th anniversary, was met with enthusiastic applause from parishioners, who saw the new...

Sign the petition to keep Italian at Notre Dame High School in West Haven, CT. Connecticut boasts the second highest percentage of residents of Italian heritage (16.6%), narrowly trailing Rhode Island, and also ranks second nationally for Italian spoken at home, after the State of New York. Notre Dame declares that their Foreign Language Department...

Sostenere la ricerca di promettenti giovani scienziati, contribuire alla creazione di nuove aree di ricerca nel settore delle scienze biologiche in Italia e rafforzare e sviluppare i rapporti di collaborazione tra gli scienziati in Italia e la Harvard Medical School di Boston (HMS). Questi gli obiettivi dei programmi della Fondazione Giovanni Armen...

The smell of Italian moka wafts through the Winchester home of Giovanni Abbadessa on a chilly afternoon. With the stovetop moka maker, he concocts the traditional Italian coffee drink during a break from work. Abbadessa’s busy life is intertwined with culture and traditions that he hopes to bring to the Italian-American community in Boston. By day...

The Barbieri Endowment awards an annual grant to a United States citizen to conduct research in Italy. Amount: $7,500. Subject: Modern Italian history in any genre. Application: (1) Research proposal (1,000 words). (2) Schedule, itinerary, and budget (one page). (3) CV. NB: No letters of reference. Submission: Send application as a .doc, .rtf, or ....

The award was presented by C.A.S.IT President Giaconda Motta, Italian Consul Education Officer Professor Adamo Castelnuovo, and Eliot School Principal Traci Walker Griffith. Dr. Giuseppe Giangregorio and his brother, Fernando Giangregorio, own the Green Cross Pharmacy on Hanover Street in the North End. Principal Griffith said the Eliot School is t...

Si sono fatti valere, gli studenti partenopei dell’Iti Righi di Fuorigrotta, al Massachussets Institute of Tecnology di Boston, alla finale dello Zero Robotics High School Tournament, nell’ultima prova in collegamento con la stazione spaziale internazionale (della Nasa, la russa Rka, l’europea Esa, la giapponese Jaxa e la canadese Csa-Asc). A quest...

When: Tuesday, February 12th, 2019, 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. Where: Women’s Business Development Council office | 184 Bedford Street, 2nd Fl | Stamford, CT 06901 Do you hate networking events because you never know what to say or do? Do you get stuck talking to one person in the room that you know? Whether you’re looking to get new clients or be recognized...

In 2012, Wellesley became the first liberal arts college to join the online learning collaborative edX with its launch of WellesleyX, as well as the first women’s college to offer massive open online courses (MOOCs). The course Italian Language and Culture has since become one of WellesleyX’s most popular offerings, combining best practices in fore...

Nel Vangelo secondo Matteo si narra della celebre parabola dei talenti. La morale è nota: sia lodato chi sa investirne quanti ne riceve e redarguito chi, invece, per paura, abbia a sotterrarli. Da bimbi, forse, si può far fatica a capire, ma, da adulti, pure laicamente, si è in dovere di mettere in pratica questo messaggio. Così ha fatto Frances...

The Burlington Sons of Italy Lodge 2223 will offer registration for its 12-week 2019 spring semester of Italian classes from 6 to 8 p.m. Jan. 30 at St. Margaret’s School, 111 Winn St., Burlington. Classes will begin Feb. 6 at the same location and cover six levels of beginner, intermediate to advanced, depending on one’s prior knowledge in speaking...