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Officials at the Shrine of Our Lady of Pompeii awarded scholarships in honor of the late Antoinette “Toni” DiFiore, life-long resident of the Near West Side and member of the shrine, at the 11 a.m. Mass on April 28.  In the DiFiore contest, run by the shrine and Mrs. DiFiore’s nephew Vincent Arpino, DDS, young adults “write an essay about the perso...

Simone Coli recently completed his experience as a high school student in the United States, as he spent this year as a senior at Stevens Point Area Senior High School (SPASH). A foreign exchange student from Italy, Coli competed on the SPASH boys cross country and boys track teams, before he closed the school year by taking part in SPASH graduatio...

Giovani scienziati italiani che si fanno valere all'estero per le loro ricerche sul cancro. Quest'anno al congresso annuale dell'Asco (American society fo clinical oncology), che si terrà a Chicago dal 31 maggio al 5 giugno, saranno premiati 15 scienziati - 6 le donne - che lavorano in Italia o in Usa per trovare nuove armi contro i tumori. A loro...

With a grand sweep of his right hand befitting a triumphant conductor, Dr. Ronald Caltabiano gestures to the glorious curves that grace the Holtschneider Performance Center at the DePaul University School of Music. Architectural glissandos ring out everywhere, including the upper-level overhangs that hug 500-seat Gannon Concert Hall and the church-...

Sofia Carozza, of South Bend, has been named valedictorian of the 2019 University of Notre Dame graduating class. She is a 2015 graduate of Saint Joseph’s High School in South Bend. Carozza will present the valedictory address during the May 19 commencement ceremony in Notre Dame Stadium. She is a neuroscience and behavior major in the College o...

Have you ever dreamed of wandering through Florence, Rome & Venice in one day? Are you ready to live the magic of the Italian beauty in a Spring afternoon?  The next classes that Rosa has prepared are going to make those dreams true. You will stroll through streets and museums that are in the most important Italian cities. You will visit Museums &...

The Italian professors from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee organized an Italian Day. Students in Ms. Sabrina’s second and third grade full Italian Immersion class were invited to participate. Victory students arrived at the student Union and were greeted by the team of Italian professors. Victory students were given a guided tour of the camp...

Madison College held another successful Chef Series on March 6, this time featuring award-winning, and Chicago renowned Chef Rick Tramonto. He has won the James Beard award, and has written several cookbooks, and has owned many award-winning restaurants. His most famous fine-dining restaurant, “Tru” was granted two of the prestigious Michelin stars...

When it comes to studying modern languages at Millikin University, students are taught to master four basic skills: speaking, listening, reading and writing. The Italian courses at Millikin, like programs in Spanish and French, place heavy emphasis on understanding the language, but more importantly, learning to appreciate the culture. Francesca Te...

The Dante Alighieri Society of Michigan announces that as of March 1, 2019 it has been named a PLIDA Certification Center (Italian Language Project Dante Alighieri), a very important accomplishment for the Metropolitan Area of Detroit. There are 350 Certification Centers in seventy-four countries in the world. PLIDA is a language certification prog...

The Italian-American Festival Foundation Inc. of Stark County has announced it will award $8,000 in college scholarships for the 2019 academic year. This is the 33rd consecutive year the foundation has awarded scholarships totaling $256,000 to Stark County graduates. Applicants must be of Italian-American heritage and a graduate from a Stark County...

The Italian-American Festival Foundation of Stark County will award $8,000 in scholarships for the 2019 academic year. Applicants must be 2019 May or June graduates from a Stark County High School and of Italian-American heritage. Scholarships are awarded based on need, scholastic ability, extracurricular involvement and character. Winners will be...