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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...

A country with a rich artistic and literary history, contemporary Italy plays a prominent role in world affairs as a member of the European Union. Knowledge of Italian language and culture is an asset to students interested in all areas of the Humanities as well as International Business and Foreign Affairs.   The Italian Studies Minor is in...

Apply now for The Premio Famiglia Fede Scholarship for Graduate study in Italian—A scholarship to support graduate students pursuing an MA in Italian at the Middlebury Language Schools and the C.V. Starr-Middlebury School Abroad in Florence, Italy.   This scholarship is for students who have already embarked on a business career path and/or...

Now Accepting Applications for the Summer 2015 Middlebury Language Schools Italian Immersion Program. Full Scholarships Available for Intensive Language Study at the Middlebury Summer Language Schools– The Kathryn Davis Fellows for Peace will cover the cost of one summer of language study (tuition, room, and board)—from the beginner to graduat...

By Amy Laskowski Soon-to-be-graduate Adolfo Gatti is the embodiment of BU's mission as a global university. The dual international relations and economics major grew up in Rome, interned in Geneva, and speaks three languages. This Sunday, Gatti (CAS'13) will deliver the student speech at Boston University's 140th Commencement. He plans to dra...