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An exhibit showcasing an Italian approach to early childhood education is coming to Atlanta. “The Wonder of Learning— The Hundred Languages of Children” will open at the SunTrust Plaza Garden Offices in downtown Atlanta on June 25 and remain there until Oct. 15. The exhibit is free and open to the public, who may view it from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. Mond...

Many local students were taught a different kind of lesson at school this week. Cooking instructor Teresa Colors came to Crestview from Italy, where she lives, to spend the week teaching students from Richbourg Middle School and fifth-graders from Northwood Elementary how to make dishes such as pizza, pasta and ricotta gnocchi, which is like a smal...

My daughter came home from school one day with a piece of black yarn taped to her shirt. I started to worry. It was our first week sending our kids to a public Montessori school, and while I knew a bit about the educational model, the mildly ominous symbol raised a question that I know other parents have asked before: Is this some kind of cult? I c...

At the beginning of February, Queen’s Grant Latin teacher Ben Henkel undertook an unexpected lesson with his Latin students: they made fresh pasta together. If asked what they might eat in modern day Rome, most people would probably imagine a huge bowl of pasta with marinara sauce.   The ancient Romans did eat pasta as well as many of the staples o...

For the third year in a row, in conjunction with UNC Charlotte, the search for the next recipient of the Italian Language Scholarship will soon begin! Applicants must be UNC Charlotte students who are currently enrolled in (or have successfully completed) Italian 1201. Majors in business, engineering, or architecture are preferred, as are Italian m...

The third edition of the International Symposium “Italy in Transit” will take place Friday and Saturday, February 1 and 2, 2019, at Florida Atlantic University, organized by the FAU Italian Program with the John D. Calandra Italian-American Institute of New York. The meeting gathers about 29 speakers from Florida Atlantic University, Miami, Tampa,...

One of the main reasons most of us joined the Italian American Club of Hilton Head Island apart from sharing the Italian heritage and culture is our common bond and deep interest in helping those who are in need of charitable assistance. Our fundraising programs include several events, such as our Italian Heritage Festival, Italian Sunday Dinner, "...

The Italian Cultural Institute of Louisville is proud to offer annual scholarships to further students' studies and passion for Italian language and culture. This past year, the ICI—in partnership with the Italian-American Association of Louisville—was pleased to honor Vincenzo and Agostino Gabriele and their contributions to the Louisville culinar...

Palm Beach e Castiglion Fiorentino più vicini grazie alla firma del “Patto di Amicizia” tra l’Istituto Comprensivo Città di Castiglion Fiorentino e la direzione del Distretto Scolastico della Contea di Palm Beach, Florida. La firma del “protocollo di amicizia” è avvenuta ieri sera nella sala San Michele alla presenza del sindaco Mario Agnelli, dell...

The American Association for Italian Studies is now accepting session and roundtable proposals for its next conference, which will take place from 14-16 March, 2019 at Wake Forest University, NC. The conference will be held on the new campus Wake Downtown, conveniently located near hotels and restaurants in downtown Winston Salem. In keeping with t...

Nei giorni scorsi, il personale della Rappresentanza Militare Italiana (RMI) con sede nella base americana di Eglin ha incontrato gli studenti, gli insegnanti e alcuni dirigenti scolastici impegnati nell’Italian Cooperative Program, un programma nato nel 2017 dalla cooperazione tra l’Okaloosa County School District, il Consolato Generale d’Italia a...

Sono stati resi noti ieri sera i nomi degli studenti vincitori del contest “Il cioccolato parla italiano: Perugia-Miami per il 25°” nato per festeggiare il compleanno di Eurochocolate nell'ambito del progetto COIL fra l'Università per Stranieri di Perugia e la Florida International University di Miami.  Gli studenti stranieri che studiano la lingua...