By John Phillips Italy must follow the USA and create more private universities to prevent the Italian youth workforce becoming "marginalised," American University of Rome President Richard Hodges says. "We are in a global market, not just a national one, so this needs to be reflected in people's education," Dr Hodges told the Italian Insider...

Diplomazia per la crescita, attrazione degli investimenti esteri, internazionalizzazione delle imprese italiane. Saranno questi i temi principali della X Conferenza Ambasciatori, in programma il 18 e 19 dicembre alla Farnesina.   Un appuntamento che, quest'anno più che mai, sarà incentrato sul ruolo dei diplomatici italiani nella strada dell...

As celebrations of the bimillennium since the death of Augustus continue, Rome hosts the exhibit L'arte del comando. L'eredità di Augusto, at the Museo dell'Ara Pacis until September 7th. The event marks the first Roman Emperor's capacity to win the consensus and approval that would allow him to become a model and source of inspiration, even after...

An extraordinary exhibition to mark the 450th anniversary of Michelangelo's death – 18 February 1564 – is opening today in Rome at the Musei Capitolini, located in Piazza del Campidoglio, the very same square Michelangelo designed and made famous around the world.   "Michelangelo. Incontrare un artista universale" features 70 works by the Tu...

By Cynthia Martens   The 20th annual edition of the Leonardo Prizes, which recognize industry leaders who promote a positive image of Italian manufacturing abroad, took place on Monday in Rome at the Quirinal Palace, official residence of Italian president Sergio Mattarella, who distributed the awards.   Jeffrey R. Immelt, the America...

Five years and an estimated 20 million euro investment to reconstruct Rome's iconic Colosseum: this is the announcement made by Italian Minister Franceschini regarding the most visited monument in Italy.   As reported by ANSA, the time-frame includes both studies and actual work, including the facade and floor area. An international competit...

Si terrà domani 3 dicembre nella "Sala Stampa" della Camera dei Deputati la Commemorazione del Disastro Minerario di Monongah, la più grande tragedia del mondo del lavoro e dell'emigrazione Italiana. Sono trascorsi 108 anni da quel drammatico 6 dicembre 1907 quando il cielo della piccola cittadina mineraria del West Virginia venne sq...

In September, MU and the Italian government announced an agreement for a loan of 249 vessels of previously unstudied black-gloss pottery from the Capitoline Museums in Rome to be examined by MU students and scholars.   It was the launch of an extremely rare project, as Italy had done only temporary international art loans in the past.  ...

Dopo averla da tempo promessa per Ryanair è arrivata la svolta. Il board della compagnia aerea low cost ha infatti approvato il piano per lanciare i voli transatlantici nel giro di cinque anni.Fra le proposte c'è l'offerta di biglietti promozionali al costo di sole 10 sterline (circa 15 euro). Sono previste dieci basi europee, fra cui Londra Stanst...

Archaeologists excavating a site in central Rome say they've uncovered what may be oldest known temple from Roman antiquity.And the dig was particularly challenging because the temple lies below the water table.   The temple – the foundations of which are below the water line — was probably dedicated to the goddess Fortuna. The archaeologica...