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Non-profit organizations are usually good at one or two things, and tend to work "narrow and deep" due to their mission statements.   Here in Nutley, UNICO is a far-reaching, multi-faceted, tireless non-profit, and like a charitable octopus, seems to have its many hard working tentacles always busy - and giving back to the community in many,...

Martedì 23 aprile 201318.00 in EDT   Literature, Music, Theatre, Architecture, Sculpture, Cinema, Painting...What is the impact and significance of the Italian Language in the arts? A panel discussion featuring: Carmine Aufiero - Conductor Claudia Consolati - Cinema and Italian Studies, UPenn Fabio Finotti - Center for Ita...

Gallarate - Rappresenta la culla della democrazia americana: qui venne suona la Liberty Bell, ancora oggi conservata in un museo che porta il suo nome, per annunciare la lettura della dichiarazione di indipendenza. Ed è qui che i ragazzi di 'Scuola Impresa' sono stati per imparare il funzionamento amministrativo della città. Nato insieme alla Fond...

The Cedar Grove Chapter of UNICO National is accepting applications for its annual scholarship awards. This year the chapter will be awarding several Cedar Grove resident high school seniors $1,000 awards. In addition to the local chapter scholarships, there are eight district and national awards for undergraduates and two awards for post...

By Filomena Fuduli Sorrentino Impossibile riassumere in poche righe il complesso argomento della valutazione dei docenti e l'obiettivo di miglioramento della didattica dei Common Core Standards (adottati da 45 Stati degli USA). I docenti sono stati coinvolti nel processo di valutazione dagli amministratori degli istituti e dallo Stato. L'importanz...

Dear Colleagues, Recently we have created an Italian Research Institute at GeorgetownUniversity whose principal goal is to identify and highlight the significant contemporary contributions of our talented scholars and leaders in all fields and create a synergy with non-Italian scholars and leaders. On Friday, May 30, in collaboration wi...

Globus et Locus, insieme al Center for Italian Studies della University of Pennsylvania, il Consolato italiano a Philadelphia e AISLLI (Associazione Internazionale per gli Studi di Lingua e Letteratura Italiana), organizza un Convegno internazionale dal titolo "Italicity. Languages of Italy in United States between traditionand innovation" che si t...

The La Famiglia Scholarship committee is pleased to announce the financial aid competition for fall 2015. The total amount of scholarships offered will be $12,000, awarded in these increments: $5,000, $3,000 and $2,000 (two). To be eligible to apply, the applicant must be a Lodge member, spouse of a member, or child/grandchild of a member.  ...

October 27-28, 2015, Italian Embassy, Washington DC: "Where Italian researchers meet to discuss breakthrough ideas"   The talents and innovators of the Italian diaspora in the United States and Canada will meet the institutions, industry, and academia to help create industrial value, promote scientific research, and provide young and br...

Si è tenuta domenica scorsa, 6 ottobre, a Philadelphia la cerimonia di assegnazione delle Borse Studio 2013 di "Filitalia International". La premiazione ospitata dal "M. Fabrizio e P. Nestico Centro di Lingua e Cultura" è iniziata con l'esecuzione degli Inni nazionali, italiano e americano. Dieci i vincitori delle borse di studio e tre i memb...

The Bridgewater-Raritan School District in Central New Jersey, is currently looking for a Certified Italian Teacher to teach at the high school. The full time, tenure track position is available starting February 1. Position – Full time Teacher of Italian; Type – Tenure track; Certification – NJ Teacher of Italian (CE, CEAS or Standard);...

By Katherine Schaeffer Angela Hertz's Italian-American grandparents taught her to love her heritage — the food, the culture and the sense of family.  But it wasn't until Hertz started college that she learned the language, studying abroad to hone her language skills. "I made it my career," said Hertz, 38, who has taught Italian at the hi...