The Association of Italian American Educators, together with The John D. Calandra Italian American Institute is planning to publish a book on the growth and impact of Italian-American educators on the American education system. We are seeking Italian-American educators of all academic disciplines (Arts to Sciences) who have taught and administered...

As enchanting and charming as Villa Caproni is, what makes Temple Rome and the student study abroad experience there truly special isn’t just the art, the architecture, the cityscape and the food. What makes Temple Rome truly special is people like Teri Morelli, known to all—even in her official Temple email handle—as Mrs. Morelli. For 34 years unt...

Don’t miss the fifth edition of the Italian Perspective series. This year, Food and Culture: An Italian Perspective will be a thought-provoking celebration of Italian food culture, featuring talks by influencers, scholars and chefs, access to a tasting pavilion from local Italian restaurants and food producers. A lively schedule of presentations, c...

Queensboro UNICO awarded five students with the “American Italian Achievement Award” scholarships on Tuesday, Feb. 4, in Rego Park. The Queens chapter of UNICO — an association for Italian Americans — works hard for their community and is always looking for ways to serve the public. One of the ways the group serves the community is by providing sch...

Call for ApplicationsThe Leonardo da Vinci Society and the Italian Scientists and Scholars of North America Foundation (ISSNAF) Bay Area Chapter are seeking applications for the Leonardo Award 2020 . This award was established in 2019 on the 500th anniversary of Leonardo da Vinci’s death to recognize the outstanding contributions of Italian/Italian...

University of Denver freshman Anna Zanusso is about to live out one of her dreams. Video of Zanusso getting invited to the Augusta National Women’s Amateur has been seen by 86,000 people. “That week we were checking our phones, checking the mail,” said DU golf coach Lindsay Kuhle. “When we found out on Thursday, it was the phone call of a lifetime...

"Eccoci qua!” announces Fernando, pulling the minibus into the side of the road. Ahead of us, the hilltop town we have driven nearly three hours from Rome to reach shimmers in the late afternoon sun. Agnone is a picturesque settlement of some 5,000 inhabitants, all of whom – starting with Fernando, a local dairy farmer and occasional chauffeur – ap...

The NYU Department of Italian Studies and Casa Italiana Zerilli – Marimò will host a career fair on Thursday, April 16, from 3:00pm-5:00pm at the NYU Wasserman Center for Career Development (133 E 13th St, Presentation Room B, New York, NY 10003). The career fair will be an opportunity for students, from all disciplines with some knowledge of the I...

Some of the greatest stories are the ones where the protagonist comes full-circle, returning to the place that kick-started their adventure with honed skills and a greater appreciation for their humble beginning. Cristina Cosentino’s journey began as an apprentice at Shelter Island’s Sylvester Manor Educational Farm, where she now serves as its fir...

Atlanta Public Schools would no longer recognize Columbus Day as a school holiday under a proposed calendar change. The move would be largely symbolic, since the district would instead give students and staff the same day off for Indigenous Peoples’ Day. Both days fall on Oct. 12, 2020.  APS has historically marked the holiday on its calendars as C...