L’Ambasciata d’Italia a Washington ha organizzato sabato scorso, 24 febbraio, una giornata di formazione per i docenti di italiano dell’area metropolitana di Washington sul tema: “AP Italian Language and Culture”. Il seminario, tenuto da Ida Wilder, College Board Consultant, docente di italiano presso la Greece Athena H.S. e Adjunct teacher presso...

La Sapienza è la migliore università del mondo in Scienze dell’Antichità: l’Ateneo romano supera a sorpresa Cambridge (seconda), Oxford (terza), Ludwig Maximiliams Universitaet di Monaco di Baviera (quarta), e Harvard (quinta). La Sapienza entra tra le Top-10 per Archeologia (nona). Inoltre, è tra le Top-50 al mondo anche per Scienze Archivistiche...

Pietro Lazzarotto didn't know what kind of situation he was coming into when he signed up to play basketball with the Hirschi Huskies. The senior foreign exchange student from Italy just wanted to play on an American high school basketball team so he could continue playing the sport in college. Much to his surprise, he joined one of the top Class 4...

The Italian Student Loan Fund è stato costituito nel 1979 come ente senza scopo di lucro, apolitico, con l’obiettivo principale di fornire assistenza finanziaria ai laureati italiani che desiderassero compiere studi di perfezionamento negli Stati Uniti. La costituzione del Fondo fu resa possibile dall’impegno di importanti esponenti del settore ind...

“From this point on, we will deal with a most important work of nature: we will tell man the foods proper to him and force him to admit that his means of living are unknown to him” (Pliny, “Natural History”, book XX, 1). This quotation is right at the beginning of the charter for Pollenzo’s University of Gastronomic Sciences, which stemmed in the 1...

Valorizzare i giovani talenti italiani. È questo, da sempre, l’obiettivo di Learn Italy USA, Agenzia Culturale Internazionale situata nel cuore di Manhattan, a New York e che ormai da anni rappresenta un punto di riferimento importante per la diffusione della cultura italiana nel mondo. Dal 2010, anno della sua fondazione, Learn Italy organizza, in...

Sons of Italy Lodge 2738’s 19th scholarship and Italian Citizen of the Year dinner will be held at 6 p.m. March 3 at the Sangre de Cristo Arts and Conference Center. Nineteen students of Italian heritage will be awarded scholarship and a gift bag. The theme of the event is “2 Divas and Piano,” as the entertainment lineup features celebrity tributes...

For the fourth year, the ICC will fund one $3,000 scholarship for an outstanding student who will spend one semester in Italy. Working in partnership with the University of Minnesota, Department of French & Italian, this scholarship continues to fulfill our mission to promote Italian language and culture to all people of Minnesota. The Massimo Bona...

This we highlight Ms. Claudine Metallo as Teacher of the Week. Ms. Metallo is a very engaging and motivated Italian teacher. I asked her, “When did you realize you wanted to be a teacher?” She said when she was younger, her mother was a teacher. Her mother taught for 65 years, so she grew up around it. I asked her, “Why did you want to be a teacher...

Three winters ago, Alabama head women’s golf coach Mic Potter and his assistant, Susan Rosenstiel, attended the ANNIKA Invitational, a top-flight junior event in Reunion, Florida, to watch and meet potential prospects. While there, they met Stefano Sardi, the manager of the Italian girls' national team, who had accompanied one of his players, Carol...