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Dean of Miami Dade College’s(MDC) Miguel B. Fernandez Family School of Global Business, Trade and Transportation, Pamela Fuertes Berti recently was awarded the Italian National Honor of the Knighthood of the Order of the Star of Italy (Cavaliere dell’Ordine della Stella d’Italia) by the Hon. Michele Mistò, Consul General of Italy in Miami. This dis...

Renaissance Evolution seeks a dedicated part-time Italian teacher to join our Orlando, FL, team for the 2024-2025 school year. This position will require teaching Monday through Friday with an hourly payment of $55.00. Application Deadline: Please submit your application by July 1, 2024.Key Responsibilities: Teach the Italian language and culture t...

You are looking at a field of fluffy, golden grass dotted with yellow flowers. There are trees in the background and mountains beyond that. Where are you? Now you’re facing a terracotta sarcophagus. Where are you? When are you? A new exhibit in the Rubenstein Arts Center uses AI to bring viewers into ancient Roman and Etruscan landscapes spanning 1...

In a move that underscores the growing global interconnectedness of higher education and the arts, Florida Atlantic University (FAU), based in Boca Raton, Florida, and the Conservatorio Giacomo Puccini in La Spezia, Italy, have officially joined in a partnership through a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) that promises to enhance the cultural and a...

Dr. Davide Tanasi, a professor in the Department of History and the director of the College of Arts and Sciences’ Institute of Digital Exploration (IDEx), presented a three-part lecture series on his research into ancient Sicily at The Italian Club of Tampa located in Ybor City. The sold-out event sought to reinvigorate the cultural legacy of the c...

Appalachian State University professor and former North Carolina Poet Laureate (2012-14) Joseph Bathanti has been named to this year's class of the North Carolina Literary Hall of Fame (NCLHOF) — an honor reserved for five of the state's most beloved and accomplished writers. Established in 1996 under the leadership of Poet Laureate Sam Ragan, the...

“Buona sera a tutti” might be a phrase you hear when meeting with the Italian club at FIU. Members of the Italian club held their second “Chiacchierata,” or chat of the semester, on Feb. 22. Students of all skill levels are encouraged to come join them in conversations and free pizza. During conversation circles, students were able to sit down and...

When it comes to Leonardo Da Vinci, you might think you know all there is to know. Well, prepare to be proven wrong at Da Vinci: Machines & Robotics. Did you know, for example, that Da Vinci’s behind the first ever helicopter? Covering dozens of experiments and inventions, Da Vinci’s sketches laid the groundwork for so many of the daily machines we...

Dr. Maddalena Parafati is a Research Assistant Professor at the Department of Pharmacodynamics, University of Florida. Dr. Maddalena Parafati received her PhD in Pharmaceutical Science from the University Magna Graecia of Catanzaro (Italy) in 2010, where she won the Doctoral Research Abroad Program award as Ph.D. Student to conduct her research dis...

Renaissance Evolution (RE) is an Educational-Cultural think tank based in Florida and Washington, D.C. In collaboration with MAECI and the Consulate General of Miami, RENEVO aims to promote Italian Culture and Language in the Southeast of the United States and the Caribbean. This is a contract role for an Insegnante d'Italiano (Italian Teacher) in...

We are proud to celebrate Italian excellence in science with the accomplishments of our Miami Scientific Italian Community members Dr. Laura Bianchi, PhD, and Dr. Roberta Brambilla, PhD, who have been elected Directors of the graduate programs in Cellular Physiology and Molecular Biophysics, and Neuroscience, respectively, at the University of Miam...

Established in 2018, the ASEMFL has focused on uplifting leaders in STEM as the organization works to address problems, recognize success and further excellence in Florida. Alessia Fornoni, M.D., Ph.D., FASN, Katz Professor of Medicine and Chief of the Katz Family Division of Nephrology and Hypertension at University of Miami, is also one of the Fo...