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Anche quest’anno la classe d’Italiano del quarto anno di San Francis High School di Sacramento ha fatto la visita al Consolato Generale d’Italia a San Francisco. Ad accogliere il gruppo erano presenti il console generale Lorenzo Ortona, il vice console Luigi Biondi e la responsabile delle scuole, Anna Zeppieri. Dopo una riunione informale, le stude...

The Italian Studies program at Chapman University has received a $55,000 gift from the De Santis family. The gift establishes the “Frank and Eileen De Santis Family Endowed Scholarship in Italian Studies.” This gift supports students pursuing a minor in Italian Studies at Chapman University. An initial $2,500 is being awarded in academic year 2017-...

Italian Studies minors Massimo Lesti and Morgan Barraza have been selected by the Dante Alighieri Society to participate in the VoluntarItaly Program during summer 2018. For a period of six weeks, they will be hosted by an Italian family and assist with educational and recreational activities in summer camps at oratories throughout Lombardy in Nort...

Although not as well-known as other prominent families such as the Medici, Visconti, or Borgia, the Malatesta of Rimini, especially during the leadership of Sigismondo Pandolfo Malatesta (1417-1468), occupy a central position in the history of the Italian Renaissance. Gifted with great military skill and a profound sensibility for the arts, the “wo...

L'insegnamento della lingua italiana iniziò nel 1950 quando Inez Lucchetti, Faliero Lucaccini e Maria Marchesi istituirono le prime classi d'italiano per bambini figli di emigrati che vivevano nella Città di Stockton e dintorni, dove gli italiani avevano fatto fortuna coltivando la fertile terra della vallata di San Joaquin. Nel 1974 queste classi...

La Bay Area di San Francisco è come noto il centro mondiale dell’innovazione tecnologica. Esso attualmente ospita un grande numero di scienziati e ricercatori italiani che lavorano nelle prestigiose università e nei centri di ricerca della zona, un gruppo di straordinario valore sia per gli Stati Uniti che per il Sistema Italia. In questi giorni è...

Due provvedimenti di sostegno allo studio e alla ricerca. Li ha adottati con due differenti delibere la Giunta regionale nella seduta odierna: da un lato uno sostegno agli studenti per i loro studi all'estero (38mila euro di bilancio regionale), dall'altro nuove risorse (3 milioni di euro) per i dottorati di ricerca. Il primo provvedimento riguarda...

Colavita (http://www.colavita.com), the leading family-owned specialty food producer of one of the top-selling extra virgin olive oils in the United States, is proud to announce the latest expansion of its partnership with The Culinary Institute of America (http://www.ciachef.edu), with the opening of the Colavita Olive Grove Terrace and Outdoor Ki...

From pasta-making in Century City to holiday libations in Koreatown, here’s what’s happening in the L.A. food and drink world: School is in session: You may still have to wait seemingly forever for a table at one of the restaurants at Eataly. But if you want to visit the Italian marketplace in Century City for a cooking class, just make a reservati...

St. Stephen's School is international non-denominational high school for boarding and day students that has built its academic program and reputation on the classical heritage of its host country, Italy, and the rigor of two prestigious educational models: the American, independent college-preparatory curriculum, and the International Baccalaureate...

The Italian Cultural Institute and the Consulate General of Italy in San Francisco are proud to announce the 2017 edition of the “Settimana della Lingua italiana nel Mondo” (Week of Italian Language in the World), which takes place October 16-21 in coordination with the Italian Embassy in Washington. Each year, in the third week of October, the Ita...

Last Saturday the Italian Studies program held the Italian Studies Annual Retreat and Reunion on the Chapman campus. The event, scheduled as part of the University’s broader Homecoming Week celebrations, brought together faculty, alumni, current students and their families. The program included presentations by Italian Studies faculty on their back...