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Indiana University President Michael A. McRobbie will lead an IU delegation to Italy and Poland this week.They will celebrate anniversaries of relationships with key university partners and work to enhance existing relationships and develop new ones in these countries. Among the key milestones being celebrated are the 50th anniversary of IU's stud...

The Boardman High School chapter of the Societ Onoraria Italica, the Italian National Honor Society, the Maria Montessori chapter, recently had its annual induction ceremony on May 15. Sixteen juniors were inducted in the event, as well as one honorary member, Mr. Eric Simione, a social studies teacher at Boardman.   The ceremony featur...

Dreams really do come true. "We're halfway there!" exclaimed Dominic Candeloro, co-chair of the Campaign to Create an Endowed Professorship of Italian American Studies at Loyola University Chicago.   "We started formally about a year ago and the first nine months were really challenging, but year-end donations in 2013 brought us within strik...

By Steven Litt   A $1.6 million renovation has brought the historic but underused Alta House in Little Italy back to luminous vitality as the new home ofCleveland Montessori School, previously housed at nearby Holy Rosary Church.   On a gray Wednesday morning, the school's second day in its new home, parents pulled up at the East 125t...

Scholarship recipients were announced when the Italian American Cultural Club held its April 8 meeting at St. Florian Hall which was attended by 140 members. President Carmella Gentile presided at the meeting where Theresa Metcalf of the scholarship committee announced the names of seven students who will each receive a $1,000 Rev. Father Stabene...

All 2014 Stark County graduating seniors are eligible to apply for our scholarship. Please visit your High School Guidance Department for details on how to apply. All completed scholarship applications must be postmarked no later than April 1, 2014.   The Stark County Italian-American Foundation was organized with the following objectiv...

Five recent high school graduates each received a $500 Joseph Calderone Memorial Scholarship at the June meeting of the Order Sons of Italy in America Leone D'Oro Lodge No. 2700 in Orland Park.   Each recipient was required to write an essay crediting their Italian heritage in forming strong family ties and family values.   Read more...

By Mike Sula As a food writer, I'm beginning to view the appearance of every new Italian restaurant with existential dread. In terms of word slinging, the battle between steak houses and Italian spots for Chicago restaurant hegemony throughout the last few years has me running low on ammo.   While there are fresh things to write and be exci...

The Department of French and Italian in the College of Arts and Sciences at The Ohio State University invites applications for a Visiting Assistant Professor position in Twentieth and Twenty-first Century Italian Studies. This is a one-year, non-tenure track appointment with the potential for renewal. Candidates with strong interdisciplinary and mu...

by Leonard F. Amari   DePaul University has selected a nationally recognized leader in legal education as dean for the College of Law. Jennifer Rosato Perea, an accomplished scholar in family law, bioethics and civil procedure, will join DePaul July 1. When Rosato Perea became dean of the Northern Illinois University College of Law in July...

On Sept. 2, board members and foundation trustees of the Columbian Club of Chicago presented Thomas Regan, S.J., dean, College of Arts and Sciences, and Arthur Lurigio, Ph.D., senior associate dean for faculty, College of Arts and Sciences of Loyola University Chicago, with a check to complete the club's $50,000 pledge to support the creation of a...

The Italian Cultural Institute in Chicago, cultural office of the Italian Government, is pleased to announce a new program developed for the teaching of Italian language and culture. Beginning on Tuesday, January 22nd 2013, the official program of Italian language and culture courses in Chicago will be offered by ItalCultura, an independent non-pr...