May 29th, 2015 - IONA COLLEGE, New Rochelle, NY Teaching Critical Thinking and Cultural Diversity in the Foreign Language Classroom. In collaboration with IACE   The perception of a lack of understanding of cultural diversity in the American learning community leads instructors to challenge assumptions and stereotypes while addressing...

The Startup School is a three-week program in San Francisco, that offers selected participants both theoretical and experiential learning of what it's like to be a Silicon Valley startup. Aimed at teaching participants to think like an entrepreneur, the workshop is also tailored to address the entrepreneurial needs of students and professionals to...

University students in the United States say they love Italy and would like to study here, to better sample its food and because they love Italian fashion, according to a survey presented Thursday.   According to the poll conducted by the Italy-USA Foundation and Loyola University in Chicago, 99.03% of students polled who had never travelled...

La cucina povera. Often translated as "the food of the poor," the term seems unlikely to make mouths water or inspire serious foodies to blow their vacation budget on a cooking course.   But in and around the city of Lecce, deep in Italy's heel, a crop of culinary schools and solo cooking teachers is encouraging travelers to embrace this tra...

Il Comitato della Dante Alighieri del Michigan festeggia il 90mo anniversario della Fondazione domani 1 novembre alle 18.30. Il Consiglio direttivo ha organizzato per i soci e gli appassionati della lingua e della cultura italiane una Serata di Gala per celebrare la ricca storia del Comitato locale in uno dei luoghi più belli di Detroit. Il ri...

di Eleonora Dragotto   Dall'altra parte del paese, sulla costa opposta degli Stati Uniti, ad un passo dal quartiere che fece da culla alla nascente Beat Generation, l'Istituto Italiano di Cultura di San Francisco è costantemente impegnato nella promozione del patrimonio culturale di casa nostra. Ad esso affiliata, la Scuola è invece dedita a...

This week there were over 20 Italian Exchange students who came from Forli' Italy, in the Emilia Romagna Region near Bologna to Gloucester. This cultural exchange was an incredible way to form some long lasting friendships. Carousel Tours helped coordinate the trip with the help of Susan Boswell and the Italian teachers, Rayanne Menery, Estrella R...

by Mauro Battocchi   La Scuola Internazionale di San Francisco, the Bay's premier pre-K though 8th grade international Italian school, is set to hold their annual fundraiser gala called "La Dolce Vita" on March 14th at the Regency Center on 1270 Sutton Street in San Francisco.   Last year, over 400 people attended to show their suppor...

By Jaime Williams   The Bronx is losing a long-time educator. Roseann Carotenuto, most recently a regional superintendent for the Archdiocese of New York, has retired after a 42-year career in Bronx Catholic schools. Carotenuto's love for education goes back to when she was a kid, she said, when she would rather read or play 'schoo...

by Mauro Battocchi   "Italian Matters Because..." engaged an appreciate audience earlier this month when professors, lecturers and technologists came together and encouraged attendees to deepen their appreciation of la dolce lingua as means to change life and career. Held at at the Museo Italo-Americano, the afternoon included language mini-...