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The Premio Famiglia Fiducia Fund for the Middlebury Italian School, established in 2016, is a scholarship to support graduate students pursuing an MA in Italian at the Middlebury Italian School and the Middlebury C.V. Starr School in Italy, headquartered in Florence. The fellowship will fund the complete master's degree program for three students....

Last week, the Waltham High School Italian department, the Italian Consulate of Boston and Centro Attivita Scolastiche Italiane collaborated to host Italian Day at WHS. Students enjoyed pasta-making with master chef Federico Zampieri, a visit from a Lamborghini and a performance of Giuseppe Verdi’s “La Traviata.” “This was a great day and one the s...

Medford High School senior Sandra Figueroa was among four students in the Boston area to be honored recently by the Federazioni Associazioni Abruzzesi-USA. This organization, in the occasion of “October Italian Heritage Month” every year, selects students who distinguish themselves in the study of Italian, and awards them scholarships at their annu...

IAM Books - 189 North Street. Boston, MA 02113. Six Wednesdays, 6-7:30 pm. November 1, 8, 15, 29. December 6, 13. (no class Nov. 22). $250. Introduction to the Italian Mandolin Mandolin is Italy’s most iconic musical instrument. It’s best known as an accompaniment to Neapolitan song, or perhaps as featured in Vivaldi’s concertos — but the mandolin ...

The Northwest Connecticut Arts Council has announced its most recent UNICO Scholarship Awardees. For 2017-18, the recipients are Sophia Sabella of Litchfield and Julian Weisman of Lakeville. The Northwest Connecticut Arts Council administers this grant program on behalf of the Torrington UNICO Scholarship Fund. This fund has enabled the Arts Counci...

Not many elementary school kids get a chance to study and learn to speak and write the language of their descendants. A Medford fifth grade class studying Italian has been honored as the winner in an annual regional contest for a descriptive, artistic poster with an Italian theme. Debra Notaro’s fifth grade class from the McGlynn Elementary School...

WHEN: May 27, 2017 @ 10:30 am – 10:45 am - WHERE: Scuola Italiana del Sabato PIB, Cambridge, MA - COST: Free - Informazioni: https://www.piboston.org/about-pib/contact-info La Scuola Italiana del Sabato – PIB per bambini di Boston e del New England organizza una open house sabato 20 maggio dalle 10:30 alle 11:30. Per registrarsi all’Open House riem...

If she stands on her toes, she is probably 4 feet, 10 inches tall – maybe. For most of her life, she struggled to weigh in at 100 pounds. But when it comes to helping women and girls who are struggling, there is no one bigger or stronger. Linda Cavaioli was born in Leominster in 1954 into a hard-working Italian-American family. She went to the Univ...

“The need of a college, catholic in spirit and under catholic auspices, is most evident …” — Providence Bishop Matthew Harkins to the Dominican Fathers, October 9, 1915 On November 8, 1915, setting sail from Naples, Italy and bound for New York City, the Italian-American liner Ancona carried with it approval documents of the Master General of the D...

On April 7, 2017, a group of Italian students won second place in a competition with local high schools at Brandeis University. “La giornata della Lingua Italian” (Italian Language Day) is organized and sponsored every year by MITA (Massachusetts Italian Teachers Association) in collaboration with a local university. It is a friendly competition he...

The purpose of the Giovanni Armenise-Harvard Foundation is to support the research of promising young scientists, to contribute to the creation of new areas of research in the biological sciences in Italy, and to strengthen and develop collaborative relationships between Italian scientists and those at Harvard Medical School in Boston (HMS). The Ca...

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...