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Italy's universities are to reopen for lessons on Monday 21 September, after a closure of more than six months due to the coronavirus emergency, announced Italian higher education minister Gaetano Manfredi. Universities will adhere to strict new rules, aimed at containing the spread of covid-19, with the obligatory wearing of masks for students, in...

Negli ultimi giorni, anche su La Voce di New York, le parlamentari italiane elette nella ripartizione America settentrionale e centrale della circoscrizione estero (la senatrice di Forza Italia Francesca Alderisi e le deputate Francesca La Marca del Partito Democratico e Fucsia Fitzgerald Nissoli di Forza Italia) hanno manifestato la loro opposizio...

E' cominciata a Houston la serie di Webinar #weareISSNAF organizzati dalla Italian Scientists and Scholars in North America Foundation (ISSNAF) in collaborazione con l'Ambasciata e la rete diplomatico-consolare italiana negli USA. La nuova serie si prefigge di affrontare temi specifici ma importanti nel panorama scientifico odierno attraverso conve...

September 21 - September 23, 2020. Virtually and in person in Ercolano, Italy (Naples). The Center for Education Reform (CER) is proud to present with Stoà, the most important and historic management school in the South of Italy, The U.S.–Italia Education Innovation Festival, September 21-23, 2020 - in person and virtually - overlooking the Bay of...

Daniela D'Eugenio, assistant professor of Italian, will initiate the University of Alabama's five-part seminar series "Comic Relief: Making the Best of Things in the Italian Tradition." D'Eugenio's talk, titled "The Hopeless Tricked and the Clever Trickster from Boccaccio to Basile," will take place via Zoom at 4 p.m. CDT Friday, Sept. 18. For info...

With their spectacular backdrop of the Alps and a mild climate all year round, it’s no wonder Lake Maggiore and Lake Como have provided the inspiration for many authors, poets and painters over the years. The charming islands dotted across the lakes are the home to delightful Renaissance villas with stunning gardens that flourish in the Mediterrane...

You know that sometimes in these interviews I have the pleasure of knowing leaders of Italian and Italian American communities throughout the United States. Today my personal tour of America takes me to the North Star State, Minnesota, where I meet Sandra Gengler. Born and raised in Ancona, in the Marche region, she moved to the US to attend colleg...

The converted 1830s Aquebogue house that houses Il Giardino is 4,000 miles or so from the Palermo farm where chef/owner John Gambino grew up, but that hasn’t stopped him from making it feel like home. When the warm afternoon light streams in, the wraparound dining porch imparts a timeless, southern Italian vibe. Watching Gambino buzz around his Mai...

Put whatever preconceived notions you may have about beauty pageants aside: There is no denying that winning one, especially one as massive as Miss Universe, has some major advantages. The best one—in our opinion—is having the public platform to highlight social causes you care about. Just look at Olivia Culpo. Since winning the crown in 2012, the...

October 6, 2020, at 7:00 pm Pacific Time. Event is free and presented via Zoom meeting. Zoom link will be provided to attendees a few days before the meeting. REGISTRATION HERE. The month of October is a month of celebration of the Italian language in the world. This month Angela Zagarella will be presenting a brief overview of the history of Itali...

The Italian American ONE VOICE Coalition (“IAOVC”), a nationwide coalition of anti-bias activists, has filed suit in Federal US District Court against The Township of West Orange, NJ, seeking an injunction to have the Christopher Columbus statue returned to its original location. The IAOVC has been working with numerous groups and individuals acros...

OSDIA “Capitolo di Roma” #3002 honored Stefano Andreotti as the second Meritorious Member. The certificate was consigned by the two founders of the Lodge: President, Carmelo Cutuli and Trustee Paolo Quattrocchi.  Mr. Andreotti had long career as a manager in a multinational hitech company, and worked hard to preserve and deepen the archives and dia...