FAU has international students from all over the world who attend classes on its South Florida campuses. For many of these students, the new college atmosphere is not the only thing they have to adjust to — they have to fit their cultural backgrounds into their South Florida surroundings. Three FAU graduate students from Italy have decided to reser...

Montclair State University is excited to be offering a brand-new program, which seamlessly links the high school and college learning experience. Taught by a native speaker and coordinated by an experienced high school teacher on the Montclair State University campus, its aim is to consolidate rising senior students’ intermediate Italian skills on...

There's good news for fans of “The Big Lebowski.” John Turturro, who played Jesus Quintana in the 1998 comedy, will be reprising the role for a spin-off comedy Turturro is directing called “Going Places,” based on a French film of the same name, about a trio of guys who go on a road trip together. Turturro shared the news during an interview with S...

When we think about Made in Italy, the first word that comes to our mind is Fashion. It is an important part of the Italian lifestyle, and it represents some of the best talents of we, the Italians. I've been searching for somebody who could explain to us and our readers why is that, and how this influenced the relationship between Italy and the US...

NIAF Chairman Emeritus Joseph V. Del Raso and the Foundation’s Board of Directors are pleased to announce the 2017-2019 Instructor in Residence Award to Elissa Ruffino.  For more than 23 years, Ruffino served NIAF as its public relations and communications director and chief brand officer.  She is presently teaching at area universities. “We are ve...

Connecting language study to the “real world” is one of the objectives of Dr. Enza Antenos' Business Italian course (ITAL321). There is a significant presence of Italian companies in New Jersey, and it only made sense to bring experts to class to speak to Italian and international business students about Made in Italy and its importance and impact...

May 7 (Sunday)   12:00 - 5:00 pm AIAE 20th Anniversary Gala, Annual Awards and Scholarship Celebration. Distinguished guests:  Min. Francesco Genuardi, Consul General of Italy in New York City; Mrs. Matilda Raffa Cuomo, Former New York First Lady and Chair of the New York State Mentoring Program; Msgr. Hilary C. Franco, Adviser, Permanent Observer...

Sarà forse a causa della mia incontenibile passione per la musica, ma le parole della canzone di Edoardo Bennato del 1995 sono la prima cosa a cui ho pensato quando, a fine febbraio, mi sono ritrovata tra le mani la proposta di progetto di ricerca sul campo di Jackie Gillum e Natalie Cleland, due delle dieci studentesse americane che questo semestr...

The city’s school board approved a measure to name the media center inside the new School 16 building after Italian-American trailblazer Mary Augusto, who founded “La Voce Italiana” or “The Italian Voice” newspaper and was the first woman to run for mayor in the Silk City. Augusto died in 1982. To preserve her memory, Augusto’s daughter, Cesairna A...

Quando si dice Italia si dice cultura del cibo e prodotti gastronomici di qualità. Ma in un mondo  su cui pesa sempre più l’impatto della attività antropiche, con una popolazione crescente e risorse sempre più scarse, l’industria alimentare e il made in Italy affrontano nuove e decisive sfide. Di questi temi si è parlato alla Montclair State Univer...