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Andrea Vicini was one of two dozen religious scholars who between 2015 and 2017 shared nearly $3M awarded jointly by NASA and the John Templeton Foundation (administered by the Center of Theological Inquiry, Princeton) to investigate how the religious community would respond to the discovery of life in outer space. As I’ve already reported, inform...

PROVIDENCEProvidence è la capitale del Rhode Island, lo stato più piccolo degli Stati Uniti, grande più o meno quanto la Val d'Aosta. La sua particolarità però è un'altra e ci riguarda da vicino: qui c'è la più alta percentuale di americani di origine italiana.   DOVE SI TROVA E CHI CI VIVEAffacciata sull'Oceano Atlantico, Providence dista 1...

di Elena Tebano Negli Stati Uniti l'hanno ribattezzata «numerical detective» per la sua capacità di integrare enormi quantità di dati molto diversi e scovare così gli inquinanti che danneggiano la nostra salute. Il suo metodo innovativo ha cambiato l'analisi statistica in medicina.   Francesca Dominici, che proprio ieri ha compiuto 47 anni,...

The Boston College Department of Romance Languages and Literatures invites qualified students to apply for the Master of Arts program in Italian Studies. The department is committed to the professional formation of students, who graduate with broad experience in textual and cultural analysis, including a strong component of visual literacy and film...

Moglie e buoi dei paesi tuoi, si dice. Eppure, un progetto di social reading organizzato dagli studenti di Harvard University sembra provare il contrario: con #Proverbi (dall'11 al 13 novembre sulla piattaforma online Betwyll), gli studenti americani della professoressa Elvira Di Fabio hanno commentato alcuni proverbi dialettali italiani per studia...

The Department of Classics, Humanities, and Italian Studies of the University of New Hampshire invites applications for the position of tenure-track Assistant Professor to start in August 2017. Specialization is open to any field of pre-18th-century Italian Studies with expertise in at least two of the following areas: Digital Humanities, Material...

Complimenti, Joshua Crespo and Leena Ziane! The two Medford High School AP Italian students were awarded $1,000 each in scholarship money at the Federazione Associazioni Abruzzesi – USA gala last week.   The event, held at Filippo's Restaurant in Boston's North End, was one of several Italian-American Heritage Month celebrations highlig...

The Department of Classics, Humanities, and Italian Studies at the ​University of New Hampshire invites applications for the position of tenure-track Assistant Professor to start in August 2017. Specialization is open to any field of pre-18th-century Italian Studies with expertise in at least two of the following areas: Digital Humanities, Material...

When: Thursday, October 20, 2016 from 5:30 PM to 7:30 PMWhere: Center for European Studies - Harvard University, 27 Kirkland Street, Cambridge, MA 02138Refreshments will be served. Please register at salvemini2016.eventbrite.com. For additional information visit ces.fas.harvard.edu You are cordially invited to: The Fifth A...

The Department of French and Italian at Dartmouth invites applications for a full-time, non-tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Lecturer in Italian beginning July 1st, 2017. Initial appointment for two years, with the possibility of longer-term renewal upon successful performance; annual teaching load of six courses at all levels of Italia...

Ten young adults from the Lawrence area were each awarded a $500 scholarship toward tuition or fees at colleges or tuition-based high schools as part of the second annual Giangrande Family Scholarship Award. The award ceremony was held July 27 at Dr. Ibrahim El-Hefni Health and Technology Center at Northern Essex Community College in Lawrence....

The Springfield Chapter of UNICO National awarded annual scholarships to five recent high school graduates last month at Storrowton Tavern.   Anthony Fimognari Jr., who graduated from Minnechaug Regional High School, won the $1,500 Brian Piccolo Scholarship Award. The award is given to a senior student-athlete who has exhibited excellence on...