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Dopo l'ottima performance registrata nel 2012, continua anche nel primo trimestre 2013 il trend di crescita delle nostre esportazioni di materiali lapidei e relative tecnologie sul mercato statunitense. Secondo i dati elaborati dal centro studi CONFINDUSTRIA MARMOMACCHINE nel 2012 le esportazioni complessive di prodotti lap...

For 2013, Maserati reported a 148% increase in shipments to 15,400 vehicles, mainly attributed to the success of the new Quattroporte and Ghibli models launched during the year. For the Quattroporte, which was released in March, shipments totaled 7,800 units.   For the Ghibli, a total of 2,900 units were shipped between launch in October and...

Thanks to the generous support of Agenzia Spaziale Italiana (ASI) ISSNAF is offering two summer internships in primary North American research facilities.   Application deadline: March 15, 2014. For the call click hereFor the Application form click here To learn more about ASI   Fonte: ISSNAF  

The question of which engine type is best for powering the cars of the masses may never have a single, unchanging answer.   When the V8 prevailed on American roads, it was an appropriate choice for large vehicles in an era of cheap fuel. Times have changed; the workhorse auto engines of our era are those that fit in the narrow engine compart...

From the 1940s on, the children of Italian immigrants could be found in all regions of the U.S., in almost every career and in nearly every walk of life. My parents were born in Elizabeth, NJ and my father lived in the Italian section of the city, called Peterstown.   This section of the city was home to Italian grocery stores, produce stand...

The eternal return of baseball season invites a special nostalgia for a time when the game's greats didn't seem like the hothouse athletes of today so much as a national register of regular guys. Tall, short, skinny, fat: Baseball legends came in every shape, like the rest of us, yet managed to awe us with their unlikely mastery of a sport that has...

by Neil Prior   Tina Jones from Haverfordwest met up two of her three sisters after a two-year hunt with historian Gareth Mills. Ms Jones' mother, Rosa, met American-Italian GI Ignazio Parrino when his unit was stationed in Tenby ahead of the D-Day landings. He was already badly injured, at the Battle of the Bulge, by the time she was...

by Elisa Poli   Not only the beloved Prosecco, Barolo and Brunello and Super Tuscans or Barbaresco: Italy and its wineries are present in the American market with less famous labels but still high quality.   Here's the advice of Max Cochetti from La Cieca di Milano wine shop (www.lacieca.it), on learning how to escape from the usual g...

by Anthony Fasano   In this episode, our own co-host Anthony Fasano breaks down his recent trip to Italy during which he visited the ancestral villages of seven of his eight great-grandparents. Anthony did what many Italian Americans hope to do at one point in their lives – connect with their relatives who never left the homeland. During thi...

Sons of Italy Foundation® will donate $20,000 to Help Our Military Heroes (HOMH), a non-profit organization dedicated to providing military wounded with fully-equipped, handicapped vehicles.   This donation will help provide a modified vehicle for wounded veteran Joshua Hilman. The SIF, with HOMH, hopes that this modified vehicle will improv...

Dear Colleagues, please consider submitting an abstract for the following session of the 2015 NeMLA Convention. Writing the Body: Women in Contemporary Italian Literature, Theater, CinemaChair: Sara MattavelliSession ID: 15141Area: Italian Cross: Women's and Gender Studies   This panel welcomes scholarly contributions that explore the...

di Mario Platero   Il Presidente del Consiglio Matteo Renzi verrà presto a Washington per un vertice con Barack Obama alla Casa Bianca. Indiscrezioni raccolte da il Sole 24 Ore nella Capitale americana confermano che la visita è stata fissata per la settimana dopo quella di Pasqua e dopo il ritorno del Presidente Obama dal vertice delle Amer...