Divisa tra due città, unita da due lingue: la vita di Raffaella Galliani, insegnante di italiano dal 2012 a New York e fondatrice di Speakitaly, è sempre stata così. Un po’ milanese, «perché Milano è una città che mi dà sicurezza e stimoli». Un po’ newyorkese, «un amore che coltivo dalla prima volta nel 1999». E che l’ha portata ad aprire una scuol...

The Developer Academy is a partnership between the Federico II University in Naples and Apple. It also got part of its funding via the European Cohesion Policy. Valeria Fascione is a member of the regional government of Campania: “Naples is the youngest city in Europe and its a city that has a strong tradition of training engineers in new technolog...

The College Football Playoff committee has some significant military experience once again. The playoff announced Wednesday that Gen. Ray Odierno would join the committee in 2019. Odierno, a former Army Chief of Staff, joins the committee with Arkansas State athletic director Terry Mohajir and former Texas A&M coach R.C. Slocum. Odierno is the chai...

Professors Christopher Tienken, Daniel Gutmore, and James Corino from the Department of Education Leadership, Management, and Policy in the College of Education and Human Services conducted a video conference lecture on education leadership in the United States with approximately 100 masters degree students, school principals, and university facult...

The National Italian American Foundation (NIAF) is pleased to announce that it will be launching two new scholarships this year thanks to NIAF Member Salvatore “Sal” Catanese’s generous financial support. Catanese funds the Salvatore “Sal” Catanese Clark County Scholarship and the Salvatore “Sal” Catanese National Scholarship. NIAF Board Co-Chair P...

Questo libro di Filomena Fuduli Sorrentino mi sarebbe stato di grande aiuto e utilità venticinque anni fa quando ho avuto l’opportunità di far decollare un programma d’italiano in una scuola media della mia città nel Wisconsin e ho dovuto affrontare il processo di certificazione in tempi velocissimi e saltare a piè pari nella politica e cultura sco...

Oftentimes, Italian or Italian American associations at the center of a community in one of the many American cities are led by exceptional Italian American men or women who have gained over the years the experience necessary to preside over a community that recognizes itself in loving and celebrating Italy. They are sometimes white-haired leaders...

Robots have traditionally been used as educational props in mathematics, science or technology. But one school in Italy is now taking a different approach. Teachers there have been using them to educate youngsters in non-technical subjects like drama or the Italian language. “The project was born out of a bit of madness, and also out of interest fo...

The Burlington Sons of Italy Lodge 2223 will offer registration for its 12-week 2019 spring semester of Italian classes from 6 to 8 p.m. Jan. 30 at St. Margaret’s School, 111 Winn St., Burlington. Classes will begin Feb. 6 at the same location and cover six levels of beginner, intermediate to advanced, depending on one’s prior knowledge in speaking...

I specifically enjoy telling stories of the good in the fashion world. It is rewarding to find hope and light in change in the midst of darkness and cynicism. I especially love reporting on fashion sustainability stories. At this point in time, social good (philanthropic cause and charitable actions) fashion companies can successfully use the power...