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The Rizzis wouldn't trade their trade for anything. They are just as true to the place they learned it — J.M. Wright Technical High School, where Anthony Rizzi graduated as a barber in 1960. Rizzi said he doesn't know what attracted him to barbering when he was a teenager at Wright Tech, where he sang with the school doo-wop group, "The Starlights....

It’s not yet July but Paul Giansanti is ready to go to work. “"I'd like to start coming in on Saturdays and opening up the school for meetings with the community," Giansanti said. “I’d like to come in and be a shadow at least one day.” On Wednesday night Giansanti, a 34-year-old Oxford resident, who taught high school history in Bridgeport and Norw...

“Italian is cool!” – these inspiring words of the American students from the tri-state NY-NJ-CT can be heard today thanks to a praiseworthy commitment of IACE, the Italian-American Committee on Education. From the 2013 until today the dedication and promotional activities of the president of IACE, Berardo Paradiso, and his team made it possible to...

“Unforgettable”, “exciting”, “informative” and “fun” are several adjectives Maine East Italian 1-4 students used to describe their field trip to Barilla (the number one pasta company in America) at their North American Headquarters in Northbrook. As an Italian teacher, I wanted to provide students with an opportunity that would highlight how knowin...

Native-speaking Italian instructor to teach all levels of Italian to all ages from mid-September through mid-December, 2018 or full academic year. This is a part-time position at a growing and innovative nonprofit language school located for over thirty years in Rockland, Maine in the northeast corner of the United States.   Compensation will be ar...

In due anni grazie alle sue ricerche innovative ha fondato una startup negli Usa che è finita al centro delle attenzioni di colossi del farmaco che hanno investito già 30 milioni nella sua azienda biotech, la Kymera therapeutics. Il suo sogno è arrivare nel giro di 3-5 anni a vedere funzionare sui malati una cura basata sulla degradazione delle pro...

Si è conclusa domenica scorsa la 65esima edizione dell’Harvard Model United Nations, la più grande simulazione mondiale dell’Assemblea generale delle Nazioni Unite, alla quale partecipano ogni anno più di 3.000 studentesse e studenti da tutto il mondo. E p er la prima volta una studentessa italiana ha ricevuto una menzione d’onore da parte del pres...

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...