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Last fall, University of Idaho seniors Bernadette Beeman and Ashley Buzzini, both studying interior design and architecture, became two of the roughly 350 University of Idaho students who study abroad each year. The two said they experienced varying levels of culture shock when over seas— encountering a world much different than that of the U.S. Th...

To apply for the 2019 Exchange, download the application and submit by September 17, 2018. 2019 Student Exchange Application here.  2019 Chaperon Application here. Selection is based on several criteria. Students must be juniors or seniors from area high schools at the time of the trip. The selection committee will consider each student's potential...

A gourmet meal led to a food-for-thought opportunity for a handful of Arizona State University students this summer. As a result of discussions sparked at Dinner 2040 — a meal-tasting-turned-panel-talk in Phoenix — between a local organic farmer, an ASU professor and a former project coordinator in the School of Sustainability, five students added...

An international cultural exchange program based in Henderson, Nevada is looking for a home in Pasadena who’s willing to host an Italian girl who’s coming to study in one of the schools in the City. The program is being administered by International Cultural Exchange Services (ICES), which facilitates the issuance of F1 visas required for foreign s...

Wednesday, June 6. 9:30AM - 10:45AM PDT. Seattle University Department of Modern Languages and Culture - 901 12th Ave, Seattle 98122. The Modern Languages and Cultures – Italian Program invites you to a Musical Matinee with acclaimed Italian-American entertainer Tony La Stella. Tony will meet students enrolled in Italian language courses and any ot...

As a sign of continued recovery from the Great Recession, the University of Nevada, Reno has revived some course offerings, including Italian studies. Beginning this fall, the Department of World Languages & Literature in the College of Liberal Arts will offer an Italian studies minor. The minor's courses include Italian language through film, conv...

Today, Assemblyman Angelo J. Morinello (R,C,I,Ref-Niagara Falls) announced the New York Conference of Italian American State Legislators is accepting applications for its annual college scholarship contest. The Conference will be awarding four $3,000 scholarships to future and current college students. Two of these will be awarded for academic achi...

Nine students from the University of Nevada, Reno attended an intensive two-week course last year in Italian voice lessons, opera scenes rehearsals and body movement courses. The experience ended with each student performing in an opera gala where they sang an aria developed by the coaches. University Assistant Professor of Music Olga Perez Flora w...

The Sons and Daughters of Italy, PRIMO Italiano Lodge 2800, Washington, will again conduct a $1,500 scholarship competition, open to seniors of the Class of 2018 from McGuffey, Trinity and Washington high schools. Applicants must be of at least 25 percent Italian-American descent (one parent at least half Italian), attending a post-secondary school...

Even next to the most eccentric entrepreneurs, Marco Benvenuti is an outlier. He’s the guy in the red poncho in a sea of suits, darting nimbly between disparate topics of basketball, musical theater, and writing code. He’s the bull in the china shop—only this bull is driving an Alfa Romeo. But don’t let his showmanship fool you. “To do what I’ve do...

For Sequim High School transplant Irene Stello, coming to America as an exchange student is her first big adventure abroad. While Sequim may be considered “a small town” in America, the city in Italy where Stello comes from is smaller. “When I came here it was a really big shock,” she said. “Everything is really big: cars, streets, food, everything...

People who’ve lived in the Gig Harbor area for any length of time — especially those who were students at Peninsula High School or Marcus Whitman Junior High between 1982 and 2010 — know about Paul Spadoni. He was the journalism teacher and advisor to PHS’s student newspaper, “Peninsula Outlook” and under his leadership, the paper was inducted into...