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Andrea Ciccarelli has been named dean of the Hutton Honors College at Indiana University Bloomington. He is professor of Italian and chair of the Department of French and Italian in the College of Arts and Sciences.   IU Bloomington Provost and Executive Vice President Lauren Robel announced the appointment today. It will take effect July 1,...

by Megan Wenzl   On the Italian countryside, outside the city of Turin, nine Girl Scouts from the Muskegon area slept inside a convent. The Girl Scouts, all from Girl Scouts of Michigan Shore to Shore, were the first Americans to sleep inside the convent.   Sleeping on rolled-out mats, the girls were locked inside the convent fro...

by Dominic Candeloro   As you might have read in the Fra Noi, our project has achieved the $500,000 mark that triggered a match by the Loyola University Chicago. I am absolutely delighted that we have launched this permanent project that will preserve and promote the history and culture of Italians in the US. We are now in phase II of the pr...

Currently, Youngstown State University has 26 students who have the Wolves Club of Youngstown to thank for four-year scholarships that have provided for their education. More than 200 other students have attended or graduated from YSU since 1995 with the help of Wolves Club scholarships.   The Wolves began in 1953 as a social organization of...

French & Italian: Visiting Assistant Professor/Instructor (possible multiple positions) in Italian to teach Italian language and literature courses; advise students; contribute to intellectual environment of department; contribute minor departmental service.   Required: PhD or equivalent by date of appointment (for appointment as Visitin...

by Morgan Searles   Sandro Corso, responsabile scuole (director of education) of the Consulate General of Italy in Chicago, brought a little of Elmhurst Academy's Italian heritage to life when he visited the school on Sept. 29. During the visit, students explored images of famous sites, posed inquiries based on their Italian studies and were...

Si terrà domenica 5 maggio p.v. presso l'Italian American Banquet Center of Livonia, il 'Concert of the Finalists', sponsorizzato dal Verdi Opera Theater of Michigan, in cooperazione con l'Italian American Club of Livonia e l'Italian American Club of Livonia Charitable Foundation. Il concerto sarà la 19ma competizione annuale di canzoni italiane e...

Scuola Italiana Enrico Fermi. Monday, October 12, 2015 from 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM (CDT). Chicago, IL. Join the Scuola Italiana Enrico Fermi for a fun-filled afternoon of learning while acting and playing. Discover the story of Cristoforo Colombo and how he got from Genova to the coast of the New World while making friends with other chi...

As from April 2, the school located in Wicker Park at 1510 N Claremont Ave, started its activities and classes with Moms&Tots playgroups, and Saturday classes. We invite all parents interested in our Spring activities and in our Preschool program to visit www.siefchicago.org REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN for the SIEF Playgroup and Saturday Cou...

Italian classes start up again the week of January 13th! Daytime, evening, and Saturday classes are all available. ENROLL ONLINE TODAY! Learn more about ItalCultura, the official language school at the Italian Cultural Institute of Chicago.   The upcoming Winter session will run for 10 weeks. January 13th - March 22nd. Daytim...

Serata "Porte aperte" oggi, giovedì 17 gennaio, all'Istituto Italiano di Cultura di Chicago.   A partire dalle ore 17.30, la sede di ItalCultura, al 500 di N Michigan Ave, Suite 1405, consentirà a chiunque sia interessato di apprendere il programma delle Winter Session Classes che inizieranno il 22 di gennaio. Si tratta di corsi di lingua it...

By Thomas Franz   When Marina Licari began her educational journey as a kindergarten student 32 years ago, she could hardly speak English. The daughter of Italian immigrants, Licari grew up speaking her parents' native language. Years of bilingual classes and hard work in language arts paid off for Licari, whose journey through Chippewa...