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Italian journalist Paolo Borrometi, known for his reporting on the Sicilian mafia, received the 2019 Peter Mackler Award for Courageous and Ethical Journalism at a ceremony at the Craig Newmark Graduate School of Journalism on Sept. 25. The award, established in 2008, honors reporters and editors who have demonstrated a commitment to fairness, accu...

The Embassy of Italy and the Italian Cultural Institute cordially invite you to a workshop: An Hour in Space with Italians at NASA. Tuesday, October 8, 2019 at 6:00 PM. Embassy of Italy, 3000 Whitehaven Street NW. Washington, DC 20008. Doors open at 5:30 PM. MORE INFO & RSVP Join us for an exciting one-hour space mission with our panelists: Veronic...

There is exciting news in the Eash Hanover School district! Natalee Vaccaro-Bartlett, Superintendent of the East Hanover Township School District, has been named the Woman of the Year by the Italian American Club and will be honored during the Columbus Day Parade. Natalee is known for her energetic approach in leading the school district. She is a...

Authentic, Neapolitan-style pizza is such an integral part of the Italian culinary culture that The European Community has granted “Pizza Napoletana” STG (Specialty Tradition Guaranteed) status to distinguish it from non-authentic pizzas. The STG designation was officially defined Pizza Napoletana by the Italian government for the European Union on...

La Florence University of the Arts (FUA) è lieta di annunciare l'apertura alle iscrizioni al 'corso di aggiornamento di lingua italiana e didattica per docenti' rivolti ad insegnanti di lingua italiana residenti negli Stati di Connecticut, New Jersey e New York. Il corso si terrà nelle date 23-27 marzo (17:00-19:30) presso la High School of Fashion...

The food sector is one of the most energy intensive in the modern economy, and thus a significant contributor to global warming. What kind of practices are already activated in this sector that help fight climate change? This fifth part of the Critical Made in Italy Series titled "Environment and Nutrition" (Thur Sept. 26 SBUS Lecture Hall 101 6:30...

A Celebration of All Things Italian, and you are invited! Friday, September 20, 2019, 5:00 – 7:00 pm, Riverviews Artspace Gallery, 9th Street,  Lynchburg, VA. The event, sponsored by the Dante Alighieri Society of Virginia in partnership with Riverviews, is open to the public without charge, but please let us know you are attending: dantealighieriv...

The ICS – Italian Language Program is looking for: 1. Teachers for adults and kids’ classes and tutorials, in Bethesda, MD, Washington DC, Fairfax,VA and Frederick, MD – contractor. 2. Marketing and Events Coordinator (based in Bethesda, MD and from home) – contractor; 3. Children’s Language Program Coordinator and Teacher for kids’ classes in Beth...

The Inserra Chair in Italian and Italian American Studies and the Italian Program are profoundly grateful to the New Jersey Italian Heritage Commission, in particular to Mr. Robert DiBiase, for the generous donation of $10,000 which funded scholarships for the 2019 Summer Italian Intensive Course for College Credit. The summer course, now in its th...

On May 1st the departments of Modern Languages and Literatures and Spanish and Latino Studies, hosted a reception to launch the B.A. in Language, Business & Culture. Guests, included business representatives, political figures, alumni, and university faculty who came together to celebrate this unique academic program linking the learning of world l...

Ciarra Criscione, a 2019 Ridge High School graduate, will be studying abroad for two weeks this summer as the result of her outstanding score on the National Italian Exam (NIE) during the school year. Criscione will travel to Italy from July 27 through Aug. 10, to study in Recanati, a castle-studded medieval town in Italy’s history-laden Marche reg...

In the early 1960s, parochial education was at its peak in the U.S. with more than 5 million students enrolled in nearly 13,000 Catholic schools nationwide. Since then, enrollment has fallen steadily as church attendance has dropped and more families bypass Catholic schools in favor of public schools. Last year, only about 1.8 million students enro...