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“You’ll never make it.” “Don’t bother trying.” These are tough words to hear at any age, but ones we have all probably heard at one point or another in our lives. Perhaps this why from the time we are kids we are taught to believe in the opposite: to persevere, not give up, and work to accomplish our goals. One person in history that exemplified th...

Italy’s coronavirus “Patient No. 1,” whose case confirmed one of the world’s deadliest outbreaks was underway, is taking part in a 180-kilometer (112-mile) relay race as a sign of hope after he himself recovered from weeks in intensive care. Mattia Maestri, a 38-year-old Unilever manager, was suited up Saturday for the start of the two-day race bet...

At a time of planetarian stasis, it may seem odd to talk about transnationalism; and, yet, more than ever, we have become aware of the interconnections existing around the world. What insights can a transnational model offer us to critically rethink cultural and socio-economic relationships while keeping in mind older forms of border crossing (colo...

News 8 has exclusively learned the head of the decapitated Christopher Columbus statue in Waterbury will be placed back onto the statue after the November election. There’s a referendum on the ballot asking Waterbury residents if the statue should stay in front of the city hall or be moved somewhere else once the head is reattached. The statue has...

Audio: https://italianamericanpodcast.com/iap-156-understanding-the-2020-italian-constitutional-referendum-with-special-guest-umberto-mucci-of-we-the-italians/ September 14 2020 Roma, Italy

Video: https://www.aracne.tv/video/umberto-mucci-br-in-difesa-di-colombo.html#/?playlistId=0&videoId=0 September 10 2020 Roma, Italy

The National Italian American Foundation (NIAF) will celebrate its 45th Anniversary Gala virtually on Saturday, October 31, 2020, and honor Dr. Anthony S. Fauci, Director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, who will be presented with NIAF’s 2020 Leonardo da Vinci Award for Leadership in Health and Science live during the G...

“Italy was the first Western country to be heavily affected by Covid-19. The government and the community, at all levels, reacted strongly and reversed the trajectory of the epidemic with a series of science-based measures.” This is the tweet accompanying the video posted by the World Health Organization on Twitter, on September 25th. The video tra...

When I began writing for Talk Media, I told Editor in Chief Sharon Aron Baron that I would not write about pizza restaurants unless they were doing something unusual or were producing extremely high-quality food. The reasons for this are simple — I don’t eat a lot of carbs, and I rarely eat any pizza at all.  If I am going to eat pizza, it should b...

The following letter was sent to the MIT community today by President L. Rafael Reif. To the members of the MIT community, I write to announce three encouraging and related steps in our ongoing efforts to make MIT more welcoming and inclusive. First, this summer, I asked Institute Community and Equity Officer John Dozier and Vice President for Huma...

The United States and Italy have a long history of successful cooperation in science and exploration of outer space for peaceful uses. This history is a result of the strong relationship between the U.S. National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) and the Italian Space Agency (ASI). In this spirit of continued collaboration, the Signatorie...

Stellina Pizzeria, the essential Italian street food spot that bakes neo-Neapolitan pies near Union Market, will plant a flag in Northern Virginia later this year. The restaurant, which became a fast hit when it opened in 2019, announced plans today for a new 2,000-square-foot lease at the Village at Shirlington (2800 S. Randolph Street). The new a...