Italian swimmer Ilaria Murzilli from Rome, Italy has verbally committed to Nebraska. She is expected to join the Cornhuskers in the fall of 2021. I am very happy to be able to announce my commitment to swimming and studying at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. I chose this university because I am sure it can give me great opportunities for sports...

Joseph Cammarosano, Ph.D., a Fordham professor emeritus and administrator whose tough and thoughtful leadership guided the University through some of its most pivotal moments, died on May 19 at South Nassau Community Hospital in Oceanside, New York, after suffering congestive heart failure. He was 97. “Dr. C,” as students and colleagues knew him, s...

Since 1937, the United States has nationally celebrated Columbus Day in honor of the explorer who claimed discovery of the New World in his 1492 voyage. However, citizens have begun to question Columbus’ celebration, particularly in light of the growing acknowledgement of the violence and enslavement he perpetrated across Native communities. In fac...

The event, organized by Miami Scientific Italian Community to promote the spread of the Made in Italy researhers’ culture. Leonardo Da Vinci, symbol of the Italian excellence in creativity and innovation: this is the key in understanding the project Leonardo’s Way: The discovery of modern Italian geniuses in US. The USA appreciates and looks more a...

Is Italian truly the most beautiful language in the world? Once the language of philosophy and poetry, up to the point that John Milton could sing “questa è lingua di cui si vanta Amore” (this is the language of which Love makes his boast), in the late twentieth century Italian was certainly the language of football and fashion; but is this still t...

Following an illustrious 45-year career at DePaul University, Athletic Director Jean Lenti Ponsetto has notified University President Gabriel Esteban and the University Board of Trustees of her intention to retire in the coming months. Ponsetto has agreed to stay on in her role and assist the university with the leadership transition to a new athle...

On March 9, the Italian government has ordered the nation-wide closure of all schools and universities in a bid to slow down the spread of coronavirus. The move has affected the lives of pupils, teachers and principals, and has also had quite an impact on all the non-academic staff working in schools, and, last but not least, on the families.  In a...

Here we unbox universities. A chapter that would have been better not to open at all. Though, the duties of the serious journalist is to call a spade a spade. Or “Ta suka suka” — as the good Luciano wrote in ancient Greek. Serious speeches about university start at the beginning of the fifth year of high school. It is called ‘orienteering’. Despite...

Forum Lodge #391—Sons and Daughters of Italy in America recently awarded Anna M. Ripa Memorial Scholarships to three Aquidneck Island public high school 2020 graduating seniors. In addition to maintaining a B average or better in their studies and intending to enter university in the fall of 2020, the applicants wrote essays explaining the importan...

Due to the Covid-19 lockdown, bookshops in Italy closed on March 12 and reopened on April 15. By the end of February, though, the fear of the coronavirus had already emptied bookstores. Indeed, some indie booksellers spontaneously closed their stores before March 12 by choice, in order to protect the health of their customers and staff. At the same...