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Orso Mario Corbino (1876-1937) was an Italian physicist and politician, known for supervising some of Italy’s most noted physicists and scientists of all time. Born in the small town of Augusta, just outside of Siracusa, Sicily, Corbino was born to a family of modest means, the second of eight children. At the age of 20 he went to the University of Palermo and studied under many...
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College students - you only have ONE WEEK left to apply to NIAF's 2017 Voyage of Discovery Program!

Spend this summer exploring Sicily and reconnecting with your Italian roots on this all-expenses-paid cultural trip to Italy. Applications can be found by clicking below! #TravelTuesday

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Voyage of Discovery Overview - The National Italian American Foundation

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The Chicago Symphony Orchestra and it's fearless leader and Italian native, Riccardo Muti, made a successful return to Milan's Teatro alla Scala last week. #MusicaMonday

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Riccardo Muti returns to La Scala with his 'super battleship'

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Don't miss out on one of the best Italian American events in New York City - buy your tickets today to NIAF's 2017 New York Gala, taking place on March 22, before it's too late! #NIAFNYgala

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NIAF 2017 New York Gala - The National Italian American Foundation

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Antonio Maria Valsalva was an Italian anatomist who focused on ear anatomy and coined the term “Eustachian tube.” Born in Imola, a town just outside of Bologna, as a young man he studied humanities, math, medicine, and philosophy at the University of Bologna under some well-known scientists. In 1705 he was appointed professor of anatomy at the University of Bologna, and was later...
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Embrace the Italian lifestyle on NIAF's 2017 Voyage of Discovery Program this summer!

Italian American college students who have never been to Italy before are eligible to apply. Learn more details by clicking below!

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Voyage of Discovery Overview - The National Italian American Foundation

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Our friends at The Italian American Podcast are writing a book on their experiences as Italian Americans. Read an excerpt by clicking below!

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The First of many Life Changing Conversations at Grandma's Kitchen Table

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We're already daydreaming about today's Sunday sauce, how about you? Share your Sunday dinner stories with us below! #MakeSundayItalianAgain
It should come as no surprise to anyone that Italian food is responsible for making us all brainiacs. #ItaliansDoItBetter

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Greek And Italian Food Makes You Smarter, Scientists Say

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The Abruzzo region is struggling to recover from a devastating avalanche that resulted from more earthquakes that struck Italy this week.

Want to help? Donate to NIAF's Italian American Relief Fund - a unified effort between our Foundation and other organizations and businesses to raise money to support and rebuild the lives of the affected Italian communities.

Italian American Relief - A unified coalition with a single common goal and purpose... to assist Italy in times of need! | Italian American Relief is a coordinated effort to provide immediate response when natural catastrophes and other disasters...

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Even Texas can't escape the Italian food craze! #FoodFriday

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Tracing Austin's Italian Food Boom

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Our NIAF 2017 New York Gala is right around the corner on March 22nd! Don't miss out on this evening of Italian culture and celebration - purchase your tickets today!

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NIAF 2017 New York Gala - The National Italian American Foundation

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Pompeo Coppini (1870-1957) was an Italian sculptor who made a name for himself in the United States. Born in Moglia, near Mantua, Italy, Coppini was the son of the musician, Giovanni Coppini; he spent most of his childhood in Florence. At the age of 10, Coppini was hired to make ceramic horses, and then later worked for an unknown sculptor. At the age of 16, Coppini studied at...
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What is it like being a part of a 1,000+ year-old tradition?

NIAF's guest blogger Jenifer Landor, founder of Live and Learn Italian, shares her family's bell-making legacy, which is one of the oldest in Europe.

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The Bells of Agnone

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College students - the deadline to apply for NIAF's all-expenses-paid trip to Italy this summer is Tuesday, January 31st!

Don't miss your chance to rediscover your roots and explore la bella Italia - apply today!

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Voyage of Discovery Overview - The National Italian American Foundation

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Renato Bruson is an Italian operatic baritone, considered to be a very important Verdi baritone of the late 20th and early 21st centuries. Born in Granze, near Padua, Italy, Bruson developed a passion for music as a young child in his local church choir. He studied music at the conservatory of Padua and his made his operatic debut as the Conte di Luna in “Il trovatore” at the...
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Many in Italy are concerned that the Italian language is becoming more anglicized with the infusion of American and British culture. #WordWednesday

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Italian is under assault from rising number of Anglicisms, sloppy use of verbs and shrinking vocabulary, guardians of the language warn

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Once again, our thoughts are with the people of Italy, as Rome, Abruzzo, and the surrounding areas recover from four earthquakes that struck early this morning.

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Rome metro evacuated as four earthquakes hit Italy

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NIAF is excited to announce its newest Corporate Sponsor, La Bella Italia Tours!

La Bella Italia Tours is a boutique travel company that offers unique, off-the-beaten-path itineraries to Italy for escorted group travel and custom private travel for groups of friends, couples and families. Whatever your travel needs to Italy are, La Bella Italia Tours can plan your experience and take you...
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Providence, Rhode Island, joins the ranks of other American cities trying to bring "Little Italy" back to their neighborhood.

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Providence business owner wants 'Little Italy' neighborhood

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