As the coronavirus emergency is keeping us all at home, it is still possible to travel virtually to Italy and visit some of its outstanding museums, from the comfort and safety of your couch at home. Here are four that make their collections and rooms available online, with special initiatives in place specifically during these times of lockdown, w...

Fr. Giuseppe Berardelli, a 72-year-old priest in Italy has died from coronavirus. Fr Berardelli, from Casnigo, in the Bergamo province in northern Italy, had reportedly tested positive for coronavirus. It is said that he gave a respirator which was purchased for him by his parishioners to a younger patient suffering from the virus. The news, report...

The man known in Italy as Patient No. 1 in the country's devastating outbreak of the coronavirus is out of hospital a month after he arrived in critically ill condition. Authorities in Italy's hardest hit region of Lombardy played an audio message recorded by the 38-year-old man in which he says, "You can get cured of this illness." The man identif...

«Non sprecate mai le opportunità offerte da una crisi. Questa è l’occasione per reinventarsi». Carlo Ratti, 49 anni, architetto e ingegnere torinese, è rimasto a terra. Bloccato a Boston. In attesa, suo malgrado, di uno tsunami che negli Usa «avrà conseguenze drammatiche». L’ultimo aereo disponibile per l’Europa, dopo lo stop ai collegamenti impost...

It’s been only a few days since the world learned about the life-saving effort by a young team of engineers to design and 3D print venturi valves in order to save COVID-19 patients’ lives at an Italian Hospital. As further recognition to the potential for 3D printing to deliver fast solutions in emergency situations, the Isinnova team now developed...

Giorgio Gaber, by name of Giorgio Gaberscik (25 January 1939 – 1 January 2003), was an Italian singer, composer, actor, and playwright. The life of Giorgio Gaber can be read through his songs, intense autobiographies that analyse and reflect the realty in which he lived and the generation that he belonged to. He was one of the forerunners of new po...

Donatella Versace and her daughter Allegra Versace Beck have donated €200,000 ($222, 890) to a Milan hospital to support its fight against coronavirus. Versace's Chief Creative Officer, 67, and her heiress daughter, 33, announced they would be donating the large sum to the intensive care department of San Raffaele hospital in the city, which has be...

Set against the backdrop of the art world in Milan and Lake Como, The Burnt Orange Heresy has all the classic elements of a sleek neo-noir thriller—romance, greed, and ambition; performances by an international cast that includes none other than Mick Jagger (this is his seventh film); and, for good measure, a Hitchcockian plot twist. Adapted from C...

Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte tried to ward off alarm from spreading throughout Europe’s fourth-biggest economy after he personally unveiled drastic measures in the middle of the night to contain the spread of the deadly coronavirus. In a hastily convened news conference, the head of a government already hanging by a thread confirmed Italy...

This call provides 10 scholarships of 10,000 euros each for international students  who wish to register in a.a. 2020/21 in any of our three-year or master's degree courses, provided in English or Italian. This is an excellent opportunity to study in Italy, Como or Varese. Participation in the call must take place through the i-STUD portal by 30 Ap...