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ITA (Italian Trade Agency) and MIB Trieste School of Management, under the auspices of the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, promote and organize “Origini Italia Program 2018”, an intensive Export Management and Entrepreneurial Development Course, aimed at the descendants of emigrants from Italy who are residents ab...

Like many of you, I have something that I just can’t get off my mind. I keep wondering if maybe it’s just me who is bothered by it. Or maybe, just maybe, others are as concerned as I am. But something is wrong in this country, and we need to fix it for everyone’s sake. One of the things that is very important to a community is safety. That relaxed...

The Italian Cultural Center of Maryland is proud to present: TONY LO BIANCO NEW SOLO PLAY THE LITTLE FLOWER FOR THE FIRST TIME IN BALTIMORE. On May 12, 2018 at the War Memorial Building, downtown Baltimore, Tony Lo Bianco plays late, beloved New York Mayor Fiorello H. LaGuardia. The Italian Cultural Center of Maryland and Mr. Lo Bianco will be prom...

Jersey City native, former congressman and philanthropist Frank Guarini has donated $20 million to the New York University School of Law to create a global legal studies program, the school announced. The longtime supporter of the law school has previously funded the Frank J. Guarini Center for Environmental and Land Use Law, the Frank J. Guarini L...

“Italian is cool!” – these inspiring words of the American students from the tri-state NY-NJ-CT can be heard today thanks to a praiseworthy commitment of IACE, the Italian-American Committee on Education. From the 2013 until today the dedication and promotional activities of the president of IACE, Berardo Paradiso, and his team made it possible to...

Donte DiVincenzo is a man of many names. There’s “The Michael Jordan of Delaware,” which is a homage to his home state and his outstanding high school basketball career. There’s “The Big Ragu,” which draws inspiration from his signature red hair and Italian heritage. However, the newest addition to Donte’s various titles is “Most Outstanding Player...

Inhibition of the oncogenic kinase AKT, a key protein governing the cell cycle, was found to arrest cancer cell proliferation and triggered their programmed death by apoptosis. The study, published today in Oncogene, represents significant progress in the clinical translation of previous basic scientific discoveries. “Understanding the molecular fe...

The orchestra that makes its home in the Kennedy Center Concert Hall has only had one American music director in the last two generations. So it’s easy to forget that the 100-strong band is, after all, the National Symphony Orchestra of the United States. Maybe that’s why it has felt so obvious for the NSO to just go ahead and promote the Italian c...

Northampton County Judge Emil Giordano remembers how the grieving mother’s words just kept spilling out. It was at a sentencing for a murder nearly a decade ago, and the woman’s heartbreak was palpable in the courtroom. She spoke, Giordano estimated, for more than an hour as she tried to describe the pain that the loss of her daughter had caused he...

During this school year, two exchange students from Italy are living with families on each end of Garrett County and attending high school as seniors. They are each hosted through a different organization, and the fact that they are both here from Italy is coincidental. Once they learned of the connection, the families met each other and have gotte...

In a little village in the center of Sicily there is a boy, Ignazio Bonaventura (Antonio Emanuele) working sporadic and, of course, illegal jobs, receiving unemployment benefits. Tired of his condition, he decides to write a book about Sicilians, thus setting out on a journey to interview Sicilians and many popular people (such as Maria Grazia Cuci...

New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC) presents a grand prize winner on America's Funniest People, frenetically fantastic comedian Vic DiBitetto - aka "The Italian Hurricane" - is known for his breathlessly funny take on daily life, Feb 8 - 9 , 2019 .On television, the big screen and comedy stages across the country, DiBitetto mixes energy, hone...