Life University in Marietta is planning to develop a campus in Rome, Italy. The Marietta Daily Journal reports (http://bit.ly/1zzqbBQ) that Life's board of trustees last week voted to move forward with the plan.   Officials say the Rome campus would offer a Doctor of Chiropractic degree -- the same degree offered at the Georgia campus. &nb...

by Anthony J. Tanburri   Cari Amici, I am pleased to announce the reconstitution of the Calandra Center for Career Development at the Calandra Institute offices in Manhattan on January 12, 2015. The Center will provide individual career counseling and assessment to current students and members of the community, 18 years of age and older, wh...

The Center for Italian & Italian American Culture has announced that Vincent Mattia of Cedar Knolls is a recipient of the Peter Cocoziello, Sr. Scholarship. The scholarship amount is $2,500. The Peter Cocoziello, Sr. Scholarship has been awarded every year to a graduating high school student since 20005. Certain criteria must be met in order t...

Students from grade school to high school who want to get away to Italy this summer need travel no farther than Casa Italia in Stone Park. The Casa's Italian Language & Culture Summer Camp will introduce children from 4 to 16 years old to the language and culture of Italy through drama, storytelling, arts and crafts, games, sports, dance, music...

Delaware District 1 donated a check for $1,000 to the Sussex Technical High School Athletic Department. This donation was a result of the proceeds of the 3rd Annual Brian Piccolo Award Ceremony and financial support from the Delaware Commission on Italian Heritage and Culture.   Three local high schools - Cape Henlopen, Indian River and Suss...

Students in Lisa Adair's second-year Italian class at Hammonton High School were discussing "Spugna Bob con Pantaloni Quadrati" last week. They were writing about the adventures of cartoon character Sponge Bob Square Pants, using the past tense of verbs. Adair started the class with a music video by Italian singer Antonella Lo Coco called "Cuore S...

Il Ministro degli Esteri Emma Bonino ha incontrato oggi alla Farnesina una delegazione della "National Italian American Foundation" (NIAF), guidata dal Chairman Joseph Del Raso. Al centro dei colloqui i legami con la comunità italo-americana e, più in generale, lo sviluppo di sempre più strette relazioni tra Italia e Stati Uniti nei settori della...

Dear Colleagues, Please find below a CfP for AAIS 2015 at the University of Colorado, Boulder, 26-29 March. CfP AAIS 2015, University of Colorado, Boulder "Italy between the two World Wars: literature, culture, society".    This session focuses on the examination of the Italian cultural context between the two World...

by Maria Grazia Quieti   Dear friends and colleagues, I am pleased to announce that we have a new US-accredited MA in Food Studies at The American University of Rome starting in the fall of 2015. The M.A. has a duration of 15 months; it consists of 36 credits (30 for course work and 6 for the thesis).   The M.A. is intended for stude...

Storie di talento, ospiti e idee d'ispirazione: un piccolo assaggio di Silicon Valley in alcune università italiane, fra personaggi e storie d'innovazione e una prospettiva concreta: partire il prossimo anno alla scoperta della culla mondiale dell'innovazione con il Silicon Valley Study Tour (nel video due giovani rimasti in California dopo un rece...