Studying abroad can be an incredible experience, and Italy is a popular destination for international students. If you are looking for a destination to pursue your higher education in Italy, you might want to consider Udine, a city in the northeastern region of Friuli-Venezia Giulia. Udine is home to the University of Udine, a public institution th...

Patricia LoRusso, an internationally recognized expert in drug development and early-phase clinical investigation of novel cancer therapies, was recently appointed the Amy and Joseph Perella Professor of Medicine (medical oncology). The appointment, which is effective immediately, is for a term of 10 years, renewable by the dean of the Yale School...

Daniela D'Eugenio, assistant professor of Italian in the Department of World Languages, Literatures and Cultures, was awarded the 2022 First Book Award Prize. D'Eugenio's book, titled Paroimia: Brusantino, Florio, Sarnelli, and Italian Proverbs from the Sixteenth and Seventeenth Centuries, was published with Purdue UP in 2021. Boasting 572 pages an...

Assemblyman Ed Ra (R-Franklin Square) and the Conference of Italian-American State Legislators are proud to announce that applications are now being accepted for the group’s annual scholarship program. Four scholarships will be awarded to NYS resident college students or college-entering high school seniors. Two academic and two athletic scholarshi...

From pizza and pasta every other day to breath-taking views of the Mediterranean, the first two weeks of my semester abroad have flown by. With how much I’ve done these days, it feels like I’ve been living here for a month. I’ve learned a lot about myself and my surroundings, learned to appreciate the opportunities I’m given, and have already met p...

“Creative Spaces/Contested Spaces: Reinterpreting Italian American Public Art in New York City” is the title of the new seminar scheduled in New York, next June. Funded by the federal agency National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH), and conceived and organized by Rebecca Bauman, Associate Professor of Italian at the Department of Modern Language...

How many Italian Americans out there are working hard to try to pass the Italian language, or one of Italy’s countless Regional Languages, onto the next generation in their family?  What about those of us who are attempting to do it while learning one of these languages ourselves?  Raising your kids with Sicilian, Italian, Neapolitan, or Venetian m...

The Plainfields’ Chapter of UNICO is part of UNICO National which is the largest Italian American service organization in the USA.  The UNICO mission is to promote Italian American heritage and culture by supporting charitable, scientific, educational, cultural, and literary projects. The Plainfields’ Chapter of UNICO is offering a scholarship to S...

Call for Papers: Italian Diaspora and the Representation(s) of Italian Americans. Date: June 27-30, 2024. Where: Georgetown University Villa Le Balze, Fiesole (Firenze), Italy. Submission Deadline: Sunday, March 17, 2024. This year’s Italian American Studies Association’s international symposium theme explores the Italian Diaspora and the represent...

At an academic convocation on Monday (Jan. 29) at its Rome Global Gateway, the University of Notre Dame conferred honorary degrees on three distinguished leaders: Barbara Jatta, director of the Vatican Museums; Bishop Brian Farrell, L.C., secretary of the Dicastery for Promoting Christian Unity; and Roberto Benigni, an internationally acclaimed act...