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Seguiteci live sulla pagina Facebook del Consolato di San Francisco il 4 giugno 2020 alle 6 pm (PST) per l’ultimo appuntamento di #italiandigitaltownhall. Si tratta di un incontro dedicato agli esperti italiani della comunità medica e scientifica impegnati in prima linea contro il COVID-19 in California del Nord e Hawaii. Potete già inviarci le vos...

It's becoming increasingly clear that the educational system is facing a crisis, and while there are no clear solutions, one certain way to keep students engaged and successful is by supporting great teachers with passion and proven track records, and programs that enable personal student growth and life lessons. Mr. Lenoci leads the Italian Langua...

The Italian American Club of Venice recently named scholarships to eight Venice High School students. “As part of their charity and community outreach, the Italian American Club of Venice has awarded more than $16,000 in scholarships to very deserving members of Venice High School Class of 2020,” it said in a news release. Scholarships went to: Mic...

Cari tutti, sono lieta di invitarvi a partecipare all’iniziativa digitale #ItalianDigitalTownhall, promossa dal Consolato Generale d’Italia a Los Angeles in collaborazione con l’Ambasciata d’Italia a Washington, dedicata agli Italiani in California del Sud impegnati in prima linea contro il Covid-19. L’evento (invito allegato), in lingua italiana,...

For many, the completion of such an exacting endeavor as a doctoral program might feel like a relief. For Catherine Theis, who graduates with her Ph.D. in creative writing from USC Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences on May 15, the end is bitter sweet. “I don’t know if I want to give this all up,” Theis says. “I know it’s time to move on...

Tuesday, May 5, 2020. 4:30 pm PDT. Register here. Presented by the Italian Cultural Institute of Los Angeles with the Italian Culture Institutes of New York, Washington D.C. and San Francisco. Journalist Maria Teresa Cometto in conversation with Dr. Cinzia Zuffada, Associate Chief Scientist at the NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory: Reflections on the...

Wednesday, April 29, 2020. 5:30 PM – 7:00 PM PDT. register here. Dear ISSNAF BAC members and friends, in these difficult times, the sense of community and familiar faces provide a feeling of comfort. In this spirit, we would like to continue bringing together the community of Italian scholars and scientists in the Bay Area. In the last two years, B...

Order Sons of Italy in America, Christoforo Colombo Lodge No. 1309 recently announced its $500 Sons of Italy Italian Heritage Scholarship available to Salida School District high school seniors. The organization offers the scholarship every spring to a graduate of Salida High School or Horizons Exploratory Academy to be used to continue their educa...

Wednesday, March 18, 2020 from 7:00 PM to 10:30 PM (PDT). Lucia’s Restaurant, 2016 Shattuck Ave, Berkeley, CA 94704. ISSNAF Bay Area Chapter is very excited to announce the March 18 BAC Talks event program. Join us, meet friends, and enjoy an authentic Italian pizza. This 10-minute presentation format spotlights Italian scholars and scientists work...

In anticipation of International Women's Day (March 8) and of Italian Research Day (April 15) , the Italian Cultural Institute in Los Angeles hosts the photographic exhibition Life as a Scientist - The Faces of “100 Female Experts” Project organized with the Bracco Foundation, in coordination with the Embassy of Italy in US and under the auspices o...

Starting its very first class in January 2020, La Scuola dei Piccoli is one of the few realities in Redwood City and San Mateo County with the goal of teaching the Italian Language and Italian Culture to K-5 students through fun activities, play, and more traditional lessons. As we are ramping up our efforts, we are looking for someone to help us t...

Almost 8,000 Jews were deported from Italy during the Holocaust and killed in Auschwitz. About half of them were arrested by Italians: members of the fascist party, police and military forces. Informing was widespread, often motivated by greed and turning in next-door neigbours. In the postwar period the role of Italians in the genocide fell mostly...