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by Latarsha Gatlin   Johns Hopkins University Professor Andrea Prosperetti, an authority in the area of fluid dynamics and underwater acoustics, has been awarded the 2014 EUROMECH Fluid Mechanics Prize by the Council of the European Mechanics Society.   Prosperetti, the Charles A. Miller Jr. Distinguished Professor of Mechanical Engin...

Amy Grudier of Falls Church has received the Lido Civic Club Matching Scholarship from the National Italian American Foundation. Grudier attends Cedarville University and is majoring in nursing.   NIAF offers dozens of annual scholarships ranging in value from $2,000 to $10,000 each in the humanities, medicine, engineering, business, music,...

Parkdale High School, located in Riverdale, Maryland, needs a full-time Italian teacher for the 2015-2016 school year. Qualified candidates need at least a Bacherlor's degree. Candidates should also be certified or be in the process of acquiring certification. Application materials can be found at www.pgcps.org. Should you have any questions about...

Georgetown University, Washington D.C. - Saturday October 24th 2015. Keynote Speaker: Nicoletta Marini-Maio, Dickinson College. The Department of Italian at Georgetown University together with the Italian Embassy and the Italian Cultural Institute in Washington D.C. would like to invite you to our conference titled Italian Language a...

L'Italian Scientists and Scholars in North America Foundation bandisce l'edizione 2012 dell'ISSNAF Young Investigator Award e del Paola Campese Award for Research on Leukemias. Scopo dei bandi è premiare i giovani ricercatori italiani che lavorano in Nord America, il cui impegno nella propria attività di studio risulti innovativo, di rilievo e ono...

Scholarships are now available to college students through the National Italian American Foundation (NIAF) for the 2015-2016 academic year.   Since NIAF's inception 40 years ago, the scholarship program has grown from four scholarships of $250 each to dozens of annual scholarships ranging in value from $2,500 to $10,000 each in the Ital...

Apply for the Peter Coco­ziello, Sr. Schol­ar­ship now! Two win­ners will be cho­sen. Each win­ner will be receive a $2500 schol­ar­ship.   This schol­ar­ship is intended for high school grad­u­at­ing seniors who are of Ital­ian descent. Cer­tain cri­te­ria has to be met: finan­cial need, aca­d­e­mic stand­ing and the sub­mis­sion of a...

The Hackensack Regional Chamber of Commerce recently presented a local Italian-American nonprofit with a $3,000 check to be used for charity, according to a statement on Upper Saddle River Town Square , a community website.   The donation, presented June 14 on behalf of Dr. Richard and Linda Santucci and the Chamber of Commerce, will benefit...

The Center for Italian & Italian American Culture has announced that Vincent Mattia of Cedar Knolls is a recipient of the Peter Cocoziello, Sr. Scholarship. The scholarship amount is $2,500. The Peter Cocoziello, Sr. Scholarship has been awarded every year to a graduating high school student since 20005. Certain criteria must be met in order t...

Delaware District 1 donated a check for $1,000 to the Sussex Technical High School Athletic Department. This donation was a result of the proceeds of the 3rd Annual Brian Piccolo Award Ceremony and financial support from the Delaware Commission on Italian Heritage and Culture.   Three local high schools - Cape Henlopen, Indian River and Suss...

Students in Lisa Adair's second-year Italian class at Hammonton High School were discussing "Spugna Bob con Pantaloni Quadrati" last week. They were writing about the adventures of cartoon character Sponge Bob Square Pants, using the past tense of verbs. Adair started the class with a music video by Italian singer Antonella Lo Coco called "Cuore S...

The Department of Romance Languages and Literatures at Villanova University invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of assistant professor of Italian Studies beginning in Fall 2015, with a specialization in Italian Medieval or Renaissance studies.   The successful candidate will be required to teach culture courses in hi...