In the bright-blue Mediterranean Sea, sitting just west of the better part of Italy is an island on which falls golden-yellow rays of luminous sunshine.  A young man is not paying the sun much mind, however. He digs. Sweat soaks his hair, sticking it to his body. His shoulders ache and he continues to dig, looking up only when Steven Ellis, the cur...

The agreement has been signed among Piccola Industria di Confindustria Puglia, Politecnico di Bari, and Miami Scientific Italian Community to promote in the U.S. the Puglia innovation ecosystem made up of many Small Innovative Industries and top-notch Basic and Applied Scientific Research where excellent public and private partnerships operate syne...

Ohio University students studying abroad on the Italian island Sicily as a part of the Food in Sicily program experienced first-hand how service organizations combat some of society's biggest issues, such as: dangers posed to migrants, reintroduction to society from prison and food insecurity. The volunteer and social activities in Food in Sicily —...

The Conference of Presidents of Major Italian American Organizations (COPOMIAO) unveiled its bold agenda for the coming year at its annual membership meeting in NYC in late July. President Basil M. Russo presented the delegates of the 58 member organizations with a detailed breakdown of three major initiatives. Developing a comprehensive campaign t...

The "Storia e memorie" group of 21 students and teachers from Friuli and Sardegna returned to Italy this weekend after an intensive three-week program at Georgetown University and Casa Italiana. The program was funded by the Italian Senate and managed by Fri.Sa.Li World in cooperation with the Embassy of Italy. A CISC team - Liz DiGregorio, Anna Is...

Nearly a dozen students from diverse majors recently returned from the University’s campus in Prato, Italy, as part of the Hospitality and Tourism Management Department’s study abroad program. “A Taste and Tour of Italy,” a unique and immersive month-long program, enabled students to create travel blogs documenting their experiences, sharing their...

The American Italian Women of Greater New Haven have been very busy planning the Scholarship Fashion Show Fundraising Luncheon and other actions. The Fundraiser was an outstanding success. We were able to give 3 Scholarships this year (2022). It was a wonderful afternoon at The Woodwinds in Branford CT. A delicious lunch was prepared by their culin...

Italian music has become famous all over the world thanks to Italian songs such as Con te partirò (by Andrea Bocelli), Nel blu, dipinto di blu (by Domenico Modugno), Felicità (by Al Bano and Romina) and artists such as Adriano Celentano, Eros Ramazzotti, Laura Pausini or, more recently, the rock band Måneskin (if any of these names or titles don’t...

Isabella Naddeo, a senior at Trinity High School, has won the annual scholarship from the Primo Italiano Lodge #2800 of the Sons and Daughter of Italy. The scholarship was awarded to Ms. Naddeo at the lodge meeting on May 16, 2022. Ms. Naddeo will use the $2500 scholarship this fall at Washington & Jefferson College, where she plans to major in bio...

Giuseppe Paterno, who is 98, has become Italy's oldest graduate - again. Paterno has added a masters in history and philosophy from the University of Palermo to an initial degree in the same subjects he earned there two years ago. He passed the latest degree with top marks, again, his proud family said on Facebook. He has no plans to rest and wants...