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On Wednesday, Nov. 2, Saint Louis University announced the launch of the Institute for Translational Neuroscience (ITN). The new Institute brings together experts in biochemistry, chemistry, pharmacology, social justice, and community outreach under a shared research umbrella in order to study the physiology and diseases of the brain and central ne...

"Topics in Italian American Studies," a free two-night seminar series at Pueblo Union Depot, 132 W. B St., will explore the Italian-American experience from periods of mass emigration to the present. Marianna Gatto, executive director and cofounder of the Italian American Museum of Los Angeles, will lead the series in partnership with Colorado Stat...

John F. DiPersio, MD, PhD, the Virginia E. and Sam J. Golman Endowed Professor of Oncology and director of the Division of Oncology at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, is being recognized by the American Italian Cancer Foundation with the 2022 Prize for Scientific Excellence in Medicine. DiPersio, who also serves as deputy dir...

When Amanda Minervini, assistant professor and director of the Italian Program, was planning her First-Year Program class on the rise of fascism last year, she had an idea that would inspire and teach her students more than just the history of fascism: Equine-Guided Learning and Healing Experience. “EGLHE inspires students to look for communication...

Intellectual Quotient (IQ) is a score that is obtained through a test designed to measure or assess intelligence, that is, an individual's cognitive development. Obviously this is not an absolute indicator of intelligence, but a high IQ is linked to many genius minds. That of an average individual is between 85 and 115; a score above 130 indicates...

The St. Louis Italian Language Program’s Summer Camp for Kids is a full-immersion program designed around a variety of activities that will encourage you and your children to learn and speak Italian through singing, cooking, completing art projects, Italian movies/cartoons screenings, playing indoor and outdoor Italian games. In the first part of t...

The deadline for scholarship (unless otherwise noted) is February 15, 2022. All requirements for a given scholarship must be met or the application will not be considered. All scholarship materials and completed applications must be submitted to iawofiowa@gmail.com or mailed to Italian American Women of Iowa - PO BOX 21116 Des Moines, IA 50312 by F...

I am glad that the Criterion Channel features two masterpieces by Ettore Scola, A Special Day and La nuit de Varennes and they also have a couple of films that he wrote.  But it would be great if streaming sites could make more of his films available to audiences in the US,”  Edward Bowen, Assistant Teaching Professor of Italian at the University o...

The Cristoforo Columbo Fellowship is gifted to graduate students, faculty, and/or independent scholars pursuing research on Italian people and their communities of Butte, Montana. Fellowship awards of $500 -$3,000 s. Award funds are to be used for research support, including travel and lodging expenses, but not as salary. Awards are to be used for...

For the past 100 years, Assumption Catholic Parish and School has been a staple of the small yet faithful community in Welby. A humble church that sprouted from the hard work of Italian immigrants in 1912 has marked a milestone anniversary thanks to the dedication of parishioners and the grace of God. In the 1920s, Father John Giambastiani launched...

For Sofia Bertei, the only home she has known until just a few months ago, was in Genoa, Italy. But Sofia wanted to be a foreign exchange student and that meant leaving home in Italy for a year. “I decided to be a foreign exchange student because I’ve always been curious about other cultures and also because I think the experience is going to make...

The ICC is looking for a part-time Director of the Youth School. The program offers Italian language courses to children from 3 to 17 years. Requirements: University degree in Language Education, native speaker of Italian or equivalent (C1-CEFR), experience in teaching Italian as L2 to children and teenagers. Please send your resume to info@theital...