This excellent account of one of the bloodiest and most violent battles in human history presents the general reader, if not the military historian or the specialist in World War II, with a genuine dilemma: If you have read Matthew Parker's "Monte Cassino: The Hardest-Fought Battle of World War II," published nine years ago, do you really want to g...

On Monday, May 24th, forty-six graduates received their AUR bachelor degrees in International Relations and Global Politics, Archeology and Classics, Communication, Business Administration, Interdisciplinary Studies, Film and Digital Media, and their Associate Degrees in Liberal Studies. This year's graduates represented countries such as the...

By Paolo Tosti "Parlare è complementare del fare. Meno si parla e più si può fare". Con queste semplici parole Vincenzo Marra, presidente di ILICA (Italian Language Inter-Cultural Alliance) ha aperto a Roma, la prima conferenza dei giovani talenti italiani in Italia e USA.   Dopo cinque conferenze sull'identità degli Italiani nel XXI secolo...

by Mauro Battocchi   Twelve young Italian entrepreneurs were recently announced in Rome for the 2014-2015 BEST Program, a innovative exchange between Italy and the US that is leading the charge in setting Italy's startup scene alight with expert insight directly from Silicon Valley.   You'll be impressed and inspired by the caliber of...

Si è conclusa a fine luglio alla Farnesina la prima fase dei lavori preparatori degli Stati Generali della Lingua Italiana nel Mondo, l'iniziativa del Ministero degli Affari Esteri, in collaborazione con i Ministeri dell'Istruzione e dei Beni culturali, prevista per il prossimo 21 e 22 ottobre a Firenze.   Gli "Stati Generali" sono un'occasi...

by Michael M. Grynbaum   Mayor Bill de Blasio is Italy-bound for the second summer in a row. The mayor, who has traveled extensively across Europe and the United States during his 18 months in office, is set to fly to Rome next week to address an international gathering of mayors and environmental leaders at the Vatican.   The me...

  WTI Magazine #70    2015 October, 16Author : John Cabot University      Translation by:   As you complete your degree in Italian Studies, you'll build knowledge and skills that are both personally and professionally valuable. Students of Italian Studies develop fluency in another language; gain a deeper understanding of Italian culture, histor...

by John Pollini   Some 20 centuries ago, an ancient Roman was entombed in a mausoleum along the road leading to the sea. A countryside burial wasn't unusual, since it was forbidden in Rome to bury bodies inside the city. What was odd is what happened there in the centuries that followed. My USC Dornsife students got a taste of the Italian m...

by John Burger   The great Italian poet Dante Alighieri was born three-quarters of a millennium ago this year. His native city of Florence, which has long gotten over its exile of the author of The Divine Comedy, is planning a huge celebration.   But one American history professor is combining a conference in Rome to honor Dante with...

The U.S.-Italy Fulbright Commission is pleased to announce the appointment of Ms Paola Sartorio as the new Executive Director of the U.S. - Italy Fulbright Commission.   With a degree magna cum laude in international relations from the University of Rome and graduate studies at the London School of Economics and the Italian Association for I...