Silvia Simonetti

Fashion design and haute couture have always been crown jewels of Made in Italy, thanks to the creativity and artisan tradition of world famed ateliers the likes of Fendi, Prada, Armani, Valentino, Gucci, Versace, and many more. Since the mid-20th …

Valentina Castellani Quinn is not only a well-rounded artist, with a strong background in painting and fashion design, but also an intuitive and forward-thinking entrepreneur. This last quality she discovered accidentally, after the tragic and sudden death of her beloved …

There are travelers who get to know a new place by visiting its most famous landmarks, eating at the hotel restaurant, and sacking the main shopping street. Others prefer to depart from the usual itineraries to discover the city’s essence …

When thinking of Los Angeles, many of us would picture in their mind a beautiful sunset over the ocean, possibly to be enjoyed with a refreshing and tasty cocktail in our hand. The perfect ingredients can make a difference in …

The widespread phenomenon of street food, a common feature of many big cities worldwide, may be improperly regarded as a recent response to the eating needs of an increasingly fast-paced society. Truth be told, the century-old history of this particular …

In the world’s eyes, groundbreaking robotic innovations are usually associated with the high-tech research carried out in leading countries like the U.S. or Japan. Nevertheless, Italy as well boasts a very productive robotics sector, which is one of the best …

Almost a year ago, Italian art historian and curator Davide Gasparotto was appointed Senior Curator of Paintings of the J. Paul Getty Museum in Los Angeles. Born in Bassano del Grappa, Veneto region in Northern Italy, Dr. Gasparotto is “A …

Founded in 1931 in Turin, Piedmont region, by Italy’s public service broadcaster, the RAI National Symphonic Orchestra has absorbed the radio orchestras of Rome, Naples, and Milan, and attracted some of the best conductors in the world. Among them, James …

A few weeks ago, the NASA mission called New Horizons performed the closest approach to Pluto, the “ice dwarf,” unexplored planet in the Solar System. Among the scientists, who are investigating the mysteries of our Universe, are brilliant Italian minds …

“To serve our university’s mission we need, as a learning community, to do all we can to build, nurture and sustain the most vibrant, exciting, involving and challenging intellectual environment where we treat each other with dignity and respect.” These are the values, …