Yale University’s School of Public Health is set to host its first conference on olive oil next month. The two-day event will bring together people from diverse disciplines to discuss a variety of topics including olive oil chemistry and health, testing methods, the impacts of climate change and disease on its cultivation, as well as the potential...

On the occasion of the 3rd Week of the Italian Cuisine in the World, the Embassy of Italy is pleased to announce a Contest for University students of Italian language in the United States. The Settimana della Cucina Italiana nel Mondo will take place from November 19 to 25, 2018. This year the theme will be “La Dieta Mediterranea” (The Mediterranea...

Ciao! Mi chiamo Simone Bregni! I was born and raised in Italy. I lived most of my life in Asti, a Medieval town renowned for its good wines. I have been at SLU for 18 years, and I have been teaching in the US college classroom since 1994. My areas of specialization are in Medieval & Renaissance Italian literature & Culture and in foreign language a...

The Young-ISSNAF Mentorship Program aims at supporting and guiding junior Italian researchers in North America in their career choices and professional growth by matching mentors and mentees within ISSNAF network. While mentorship is a well-developed practice in most Institutions, the Young-ISSNAF Mentorship Program offers junior faculty an externa...

La Commissione Lingua e Cultura del Com.It.Es. presenta “Insegnare Italiano”: una serie di proposte formative on-line e gratuite pensate ad hoc per i docenti di Italiano della circoscrizione consolare di San Francisco, con l’obiettivo di fornire metodologie e strumenti didattici che possano facilitare e fornire spunti per l’insegnamento della lingu...

È online da ieri il nuovo bando per 357 tirocini da svolgere in una delle 187 sedi all’estero della Farnesina, tra Ambasciate, Consolati e Istituti Italiani di Cultura.  Il Ministero degli Affari Esteri, infatti, ha sottoscritto una nuova Convenzione con il MIUR e con la Fondazione CRUI per la riattivazione, a partire dal 2018, dei tirocini curricu...

Italy is more than just a tourist destination. More and more young people from all over the world indeed choose the Bel Paese to enroll and complete basic, master or doctoral studies, especially those who want to shine in the arts. College applications and student visas The first thing to know is that Italian cultural centers around the world are t...

La Comunita' degli Italiani - St Louis, which represents around 1500 Italians in the St Louis metropolitan region has partnered with Saint Louis University's Italian Club and Italian Studies program led by Professor Simone Bregni. Saint Louis University has a very large study abroad program in Italy and Club Italiano Per Piacere as well as the St L...

Fluvanna County High School students in grades 9-12 are eligible to embark on a school trip to Italy. Students will be able to explore Rome, Florence, Sienna, Pompeii, Sorrento, Isle of Capri and Monte Cassino. The tentative dates are scheduled for May 31 to June 10, 2019. While the cost is subject to change, students will have the opportunity to p...

Last fall, University of Idaho seniors Bernadette Beeman and Ashley Buzzini, both studying interior design and architecture, became two of the roughly 350 University of Idaho students who study abroad each year. The two said they experienced varying levels of culture shock when over seas— encountering a world much different than that of the U.S. Th...