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University Sport Conference - Inspiring Innovation
The Winter Universiade Conference entitled 'University Sport: Inspiring Innovation', was held in the city of Rovereto in Trentino on December 9 and 10, 2013 as a prelude to the Winter Universiade 2013.
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St. Cloud Times
Local wine pick: Risata DOC Prosecco, Treviso, Italy
For me, The Risata Prosecco is a fun wine. It is produced in the town of Treviso, Italy, which is the town where prosecco originated.
Mon Dec 09, 2013
Truckers' strike disrupts traffic in Italy
Rome, December 9 - Hundreds of striking truckers joined the so-called Pitchfork Movement on Monday to block or slow transportation in a number of cities in Italy.
Spanish womenswear Naulover to open stores in Italy
Spanish womenswear firm Naulover has announced plans of expansion in Italy, by joining ties with the Coin Department Stores in the country, in order to open four corner stores in the cities of Milan, Messina, Catania and Padova by February 1, 2014.
Sun Dec 08, 2013
Padova - Prato della Valle
Prato della Valle is a 90,000 square meter elliptical square in Padova, Italy. It is the largest square in Italy, and one of the largest in Europe.
Sceicco wins Biasuzzi Memorial at Treviso, Italy
He scored over the 1609 meter distance in 1.13.5kr. The victory was his second in nine juvenile starts with five other placings for the son of French sire ) for Franceso Virzi.
Ethnocentrism Dies Easily en France
A few months ago I was contacted by Lauren Begue, a social psychologist who is a professor at the University of Grenoble in France.
New Business: Giuliano's Prodotti Italiani provides a taste of Italy on Staten Island
"He wanted to give his three daughters the best life possible. He felt America had endless opportunities for his girls," said Sandra Giuliano, his daughter.
The Citizens' Voice
Faculty honored for work in and out of class
Margarita Rose, chairwoman of the economics department at King's, will lead a group trip to Uganda in the summer as part of a Fulbright-Hays federal travel grant.
PHOTOS: Don't Miss the LGBT Message in Rome's Beautiful Christmas Lights
In a beautiful demonstration of LGBT acceptance, Christmas shoppers in one of Rome's best-known shopping districts are being greeted with rainbow hued lights.
Sat Dec 07, 2013
Mariel remains happy even without kids
She said that being happy with what she has now could be a reason having kids is far from their minds.
Pope Francis venerated St. Anthony relic that will brought to Staten Island
Pope Francis touched a relic of St. Anthony of Padua that will be venerated on Staten Island on Thursday at Our Lady Star of the Sea R.C. Church in Huguenot as part of a worldwide tour.
Italian visiting architecture professor at Drury University stresses breadth
Italian Filippo Caprioglio, the first visiting professor at Drury University's Hammons School of Architecture, has given fifth-year architecture students a broader view of what their career might be like.
However, if you're after the indulgence without the hefty price tag, it's worth looking beyond the heart of Champagne and towards wines, still made by the traditional method, but from other regions of Europe and the New World.
Fri Dec 06, 2013
San Jose Mercury News
Resources: A peek inside homes of design icons
The coffee-table book "Beyond Chic: Great Fashion Designers at Home" by Ivan Terestchenko features 19 residences, including those of Yves Saint Laurent, Giorgio Armani and Reed Krakoff, as well as exotic locations such as Venice, Italy; Paris; Marrakesh, Morocco; and Luxor, Egypt.
More and more Italians marrying foreigners, new study shows
Venice, December 5 - More and more Italians are marrying non-Italians, the Leone Moressa Foundation for immigration research made known Thursday.
Thu Dec 05, 2013
The Huffington Post
Off Track Planet: Poveglia Island: Like Hell, But in Italy
With several hundred years of cruel death on its soil, stepping foot on Poveglia Island is a sure way to scare yourself stupid.
New Zealand shines at 2013 Venice Biennale
New Zealand's artist for the 2013 Venice Biennale, Bill Culbert, in the doorway of the New Zealand pavilion in Venice.
Retired M-A English teacher Joseph Fuchs is exhibiting his paintings at Cafe Zoe in Menlo Park
An old friend has returned to Menlo Park. An exhibit of paintings by Joseph Fuchs is on display at Cafe Zoe through January 5. To locals, Joseph may be better known as "Mr. Fuchs," an English teacher who taught at Menlo-Atherton High School for 33 years before retiring.
"Creatures" Become Furniture : the Latest Contest by Formabilio
The entries are called to design furniture pieces or home accessories that reproduce the funny, sly, sweet or know-it-all aspect, the gentle or aggressive character, of small creatures ready to invade our homes.