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Kevin Petti, Ph.D., is an alum of the University of San Diego, earning his doctorate in 2006. Dr. Petti is also a dual U.S./Italian citizen, college professor, textbook coauthor, and president-emeritus of the Human Anatomy and Physiology Society. Dr. Petti teaches anatomy and physiology, human dissection, and health science at San Diego Miramar Col...

The Department of French and Italian at the University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB) invites applications for a full-time tenure-track Assistant Professor position in the area of “Transnational Italian Studies.” The expected start date is July 1, 2020. We solicit applications from scholars of Italy with a primary research interest in transnat...

Walter Vincenti, professor emeritus of aeronautics and astronautics at Stanford University, laid the engineering groundwork for flight at the speed of sound and helped develop the more efficient swept-wing airplane design still in use today. Vincenti died in Palo Alto on Oct. 11 of complications from pneumonia. He was 102. “Walter is probably one o...

Join Italian Community Services and La Scuola International School for a Conversation with Diego Piacentini, formerly Senior VP at Amazon and Luca Maestri, CFO at Apple moderated by Sheila Pierce Ortona discussing their stories from Italy to America. This is an excellent opportunity to listen the story of two tech industry leaders while learning ab...

For 10 years, the Caruso Family Foundation has been awarding $20,000 in scholarship funds to local, high school students. This year, Spirit of American youth scholarships went to Hailey Sole from Maranatha High School and Madeleine Ackley, formerly of Notre Dame High School. Both are Glendale residents, and each will receive a $10,000 scholarship....

NBICF Scholarships are offered to students of Italian Language Studies at SRJC in the Fall & Spring Semesters. NBICF will award three $500 scholarships to students of Italian 1, 2, 3 or 4 for the Fall Semester 2019. The deadline for applying for these scholarships is October 18, 2019.   Consideration will be given to NBICF members and to their imme...

Spazio Italiano Language Center located in San Francisco is looking for an instructor to teach Italian language classes for its after school academic program. Children’s ages range from 7-13 years old. Classes are held every afternoon, Monday through Friday from 3:00 – 6:00 pm. Ideal candidates are Italian native speakers with a college degree. A b...

Senator Anthony J. Portantino sent a letter to the California Department of Education detailing his concerns regarding the current draft of the department’s Ethnic Studies Model Curriculum. While the Senator appreciates the attempt to represent California’s diversity in the creation of the United States’ first ethnic studies curriculum, he believes...

The Italian Studies program at Chapman University is greatly pleased to announce the recent establishment of the Marybelle and Sebastian P. Musco Endowment for Travel Courses in Italian Studies. The students’ ability to fully commit to their passions for learning Italian language and culture through travel courses is an essential step in their educ...

This College Board-endorsed two-day AP® workshop organized by Fondazione Italia in collaboration with Pepperdine University will provide teachers with in-depth training in AP® courses and teaching strategies. Participants engage in pedagogical and content rich training led by College Board-endorsed consultant, Maria Gloria Borsa and receive printed...

The Gold Country Lodge No. 2705 Sons & Daughters of Italy in America awarded three scholarships at the annual dinner meeting May 21 in El Dorado Hills. For 19 years lodge members have recognized graduating high school seniors attending El Dorado Union High School District campuses. A $1,000 scholarship is awarded to a student of Italian decent. Ade...

Pisana, 27 anni da compiere a giugno,Giulia Becatti ha vinto una borsa di studio di 10mila dollari intitolata ad Amelia Earhart, l’aviatrice statunitense del secolo scorso diventata simbolo di emancipazione femminile. Dopo la laurea in ingegneria aerospaziale, la dottoranda dell’Università di Pisa è attualmente al Jet Propulsion Laboratory della Na...