The thirteenth U.S.-Italy Joint Commission Meeting on Science and Technology (JCM) convened December 3–6 in Washington, DC, culminating in the signing of a joint declaration at the U.S. Department of State. Italian and U.S. government agencies and research organizations met throughout the week to discuss advancements, continued research cooperation...

Food and wine, culture, Made in Italy make all things Italian an American obsession. Additionally, in the U.S., at least 25 million people are of Italian descent, as estimated by the two key Italian American organizations. Nevertheless, this passion does not correspond to the linguistic reality of Italian in the States. According to a study publish...

On December 9, the United Nations celebrated the International Day Against Corruption. It is an important day that shows how the phenomenon is a true obstacle to development, growth, security, and how it undermines the citizen’s confidence in government institutions. The Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation will celebra...

Alitalia will launch flights between Washington and Rome this spring, the carrier's first direct route between the two capitals. The five-times weekly flight between Rome Fiumicino and Washington Dulles commences May 2. The eastbound leg, departing at 4:15 p.m. and arriving at 7:00 a.m. Rome time, is designed to allow passenger connections via Alit...

Started as a Southern Italian tradition, the Feast of the Seven Fishes is a traditional Christmas Eve meal rekindled by Italian-American families. Restaurants around DC have crafted their own renditions, celebrating coastal cuisine with special menus on (and around) Monday, December 24th. Al Dente3201 New Mexico Ave., NWJames Beard award-winning ch...

At one point in my Washington, D.C. life I lived in Van Ness. Situated basically in-between the National Zoo and American University, it’s a pretty quiet city neighborhood. I had a few local hangout spots and would walk by Sfoglina every day on my way to work. Sfoglina, pronounced “sfoal-yee-nah,” is an Italian word for women who create pasta by ha...

It took a village to make the Bella Italia Market a huge success — nearly 50 members of the community volunteered hundreds of hours of their time toward organizing and assisting at the event, held to benefit future heritage, educational and cultural programs sponsored by the Casa Italiana Sociocultural Center, Inc. From an idea initiated and execut...

After spending six months in Italy as a Fulbright Scholar in 2016, School of Music Associate Professor Brendan McConville will meet with Ambassador of Italy to the United States Armando Varricchio in Washington, DC, on December 11 as part of a gathering of past Fulbright Scholars. One of the main topics of conversation will be McConville’s recent C...

The thirteenth U.S.-Italy Joint Commission Meeting on Science and Technology (JCM) convened December 3-6 in Washington, DC, culminating in the signing of a joint declaration at the U.S. Department of State. Italian and U.S. government agencies and research organizations met throughout the week to discuss advancements, continued research cooperation...

On Tuesday December 11, 2018 at 6 pm, the Embassy of Italy in Washington, D.C. and the United States Department of State will celebrate the 70th anniversary of the Fulbright Program in Italy. Since its inception in 1948, the Program has greatly contributed to fostering and strengthening relations between Italy and the United States. Today the Progr...