The Italian-American Cultural & Heritage Society of Washington County will award 11 scholarships to area students at a dinner May 17 at the Hilton Garden Inn at Southpointe. The scholarships, worth $3,000 each, are awarded through application of criteria that includes a one-page essay expressing their insights as a member of an Italian-America...

The Peninsula Social Club Foundation of San Mateo once again awarded scholarships to graduating high school Seniors of Italian heritage that achieved academic excellence, showed leadership qualities, served the community and were proud to be Italian descents.   The Foundation is a tax exempt non profit organization whose sole purpose is to r...

Molly Ward likes to build things.She took a pizza box, duct tape and a stick and made a brake for a wagon.The 11-year-old from Bowling Green who is home-schooled said the brake didn't work at first. "The stick kept falling off," she said.After several attempts, Molly was able to make her brake work. She knows inventing things is a system of trial a...

By Kelly Schiro  The future where people can monitor the structural status of bridges, buildings and roads is coming to life through a collaborative research effort between professors at Iowa State and the University of Perugia in Italy. Using nanotechnology, the students and faculty working on the project are developing materials that s...

Il prof. Daniele Struppa, attuale Chancellor della Chapman University presso la quale e' stato chiamato nel 2006, e' stato nominato dal Board of Trustees dell'Universita' "Presidente designato" e successore dell'attuale Presidente Jim Doti, Ph.D, quando questi andra' in pensione. Laureatosi in matematica all'Universita' di Milano, e conseguito il...

By Mauro Battocchi   Fulbright BEST exposes Italian talents to Silicon Valley culture and then sends them back to Italy to turn their innovative ideas and approaches into business ventures.   This policy effort, supported by the Italian diplomatic service, uses Silicon Valley as a lever for accelerating the growth of Italy's software...

The department of modern languages and classics at The University of Alabama has grown over the years. Its growth includes the Italian program, which was established 25 
years ago.   Barbara Godorecci and her husband Maurizio were hired in the 1990s to create and implement the Italian progrm. The program went from a few courses to now offeri...

By Courtney Smith   Italy's ambassador to the United States visited Auburn University on Monday to expand student exchange programs and academic research partnerships with Italian universities. He also hopes American and European leaders will soon sign a free trade agreement and strengthen economies all over the globe.   Ambassad...

by Vicky Carabini   February 11, 2017, Saturday - Music and Culture: An Italian Perspective. Chapman University, Musco Center for the Arts, 10:00am-1:00pm. The many pathways of Italy's music, art and culture come together in a single event! Appreciate the harmony that inspired Dante's immortal masterpieces, and explore the diverse voices of...

The NJ Italian Heritage Commission has recently begun a project to record the oral histories of Italians and Italian Americans in New Jersey. The Commission will be collaborating with the Rutgers Oral History Archive (ROHA). The Commission and ROHA have already begun selecting interviewees and will begin recording interviews in January, 2016. The...