On January 20, 2017, Consul Maria Luisa Lapresa signed a memorandum of understanding with the State of Michigan Department of Education to support the teaching of the Italian language in the public schools of the State. In particular, the goal of the agreement, signed by the State Superintendent Brian J. Whiston and Krista Ried of the Office of Pro...

It’s no secret that New York City is home to some of the best ways to experience Italian culture, with neighborhoods such as Little Italy and artisanal grocery stores such as Eataly. We are surrounded by a plethora of cultures, and as New Yorkers, it is our responsibility to take full advantage of the opportunities they offer to understand and beco...

Google has charged the University of Udine to carry out a scientific study on the consumption reduction in its data centers worldwide. The goal is to raise the efficiency from 5 to 6% and to save around 3 million euro per server. The Google Data Centers all over the world perform Internet researches on the Mountain View search engine. The study tha...

Members of Corona d'Italia Lodge 807 is ready to accept applications for its annual scholarship. Group members discussed the application forms at its meeting Jan. 11 at Pizza Joe's. The lodge annually issues two $500 scholarships to a child or grandchild of active members of Corona d'Italia or Sons of Italy 608. Applications will be available at th...

“L’Italia sbarca per la prima volta negli Usa con il suo sistema universitario per cercare di rafforzare la collaborazione sul fronte degli scambi di studenti e ricercatori, nonché dei progetti comuni, anche legati al mondo industriale. Promotrice dell’iniziativa l’Ambasciata italiana a Washington, che è riuscita a mettere insieme la Conferenza dei...

Surprised to learn that public schools in San Francisco still celebrate Columbus Day, the Board of Education scrubbed the holiday off the academic calendar on Tuesday to appease Native American students in the district. Far less radical school districts than the San Francisco Unified School District have ditched Columbus Day in favor of Indigenous...

Si chiama così: «La Scuola». In italiano. Difficile non notarla a San Francisco, a poche centinaia di metri dalla sede principale di Twitter. Nata solo pochi anni fa come piccola scuola per gli espatriati italiani che non vogliono fare perdere ai propri figli il bagaglio culturale d’origine, La Scuola, anche grazie all’applicazione del metodo di Re...

2017 SCHOLARSHIP AWARDS - The La Famiglia Scholarship Program will award four academic scholarships totaling $12,000 [two $4,000 and two $2,000] for the 2017-2018 school year. This program benefits Little Italy Lodge members and their families who desire to continue their education at an accredited college or university. Applications are soon avail...

Italy and the Euro-Mediterranean Migrant Crisis: National Reception, Lived Experiences, E.U. Pressures. Columbia University, Wednesday, April 26, 2017; Montclair State University, Thursday, April 27, 2017 The Euro-Mediterranean migrant crisis prompted by the turmoil in North Africa and the Middle East continues to be discussed with increasing frequ...

The Fulbright Program in Italy, the National Italian American Foundation (NIAF) and Georgetown University are pleased to announce a new and exciting award for Italian scholars and teachers: the Fulbright-NIAF-Georgetown Research Lectureship in Education.  The grant aims to support an Italian elementary/middle school teacher or university lecturer/r...