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A psycho-education scientist and a Montessori educator address the question of the fundamental importance of free movement and organized extracurricular sport activity for the cognitive development and well being of the child in a symposium presented by Coni, the Italian National Olympic Committee during the National Italian American Foundation's 4...

Friday, January 13th, 9:00 am – 5:00 pm. Rutgers University will host the conference Italian as Communication and Literacy: Bridging language and culture in today's classroom on January 13th, 2017 at the Hyatt Regency New Brunswick. The conference will explore recent developments in Italian teaching methodologies and approaches. Keynote speak...

The sixth season of the Style Network reality television show Giuliana and Bill debuted in July, and an early episode includes a trip to Washington, DC, to scout spots for a forthcoming location of RPM Italian, the starring couple's Chicago-based restaurant.   For those unfamiliar with red-carpet coverage, celebrity news, or reality televisi...

The National Italian American Foundation seeks an Assistant Editor/Social Media Manager responsible for creating and managing social media content and development, and assist editor in all aspects of planning and production of glossy quarterly magazine, all other publications, and web content.   Requirements and Traits: Our ideal candidate...

By Kathy Lauer-Williams   Chazz Palminteri was a frustrated aspiring actor in New York in the 1980s — he couldn't seem to catch the eye of casting directors. He too often found himself sweeping the floor of a theater rather than honing his craft on its stage. So in 1988, he started writing "A Bronx Tale," based on his own story of growi...

  For the fourth time in recent years, a student from Bryn Mawr's Italian and Italian Studies department has been awarded a chance to study in Italy over the summer. Haverford student Natalie Giovino '17 has been awarded a scholarship to study at the Universitià di Camerino in Italy this summer.   Natalie received the scholarship throu...

The eclectic mix of restaurants along Bloomfield Avenue can now count Di Sopra, which looks to offer fine Italian fare, among the many dining options. The restaurant, located on the second floor of 373 Bloomfield Ave, is co-owned by partners John Giuffre and Michael Greene. The duo brings promises of classic Italian dishes remixed with moderni...

In just a few days, family, food and tradition will take over in Wheeling at the Upper Ohio Valley Italian Festival. It takes far more than a week's work to prepare for the annual festival. In fact, when the festival ends on Sunday, they'll have one night off before beginning to prepare for next year. Over the past few weeks, a small grou...

Patrons may not get the chance to meet the mastermind behind Washington DC's upscale Italian restaurant, Bibiana Osteria Enoteca, but all should take comfort in knowing that executive chef Jake Addeo knows a thing or two about Italian cooking.   Why? He grew up in an Italian-American home with a mother who turned every family event into a pa...

The 17th annual Italian American Festival of Mercer County will take over the festival grounds at Mercer County Park for three days of music, food and Italian-style. Opening at 3 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 23, the festival runs through Sunday, Sept. 25.   Created to share and celebrate all things Italian, the festival includes a Food Piazza; an I...

The Italian Scientists and Scholars of North America Foundation (ISSNAF) annual conference will be held on October 17-18, 2016 at the Italian Embassy in Washington, DC. During the event the Italian Scientific Community meets the institutions, the industry, academia to discuss breakthrough ideas, network, and to award projects of young Italians thro...

By Errin Haines Whack   On Nov. 21, 1976, audiences met Rocky Balboa, the southpaw boxer from south Philadelphia. Four decades later, Sylvester Stallone's lovable character resonates with fans drawn to his underdog tale of determination, grit and sleepy-eyed charm.   The reach of "Rocky" is international, and the film serves as a slic...