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Maker Faire 2016

DCM Kelly Degnan wished well to the over 400 innovators, students and experts who participated in the opening conference of the fourth edition of Maker Faire, at the Fiera Roma today. Over 30 countries from all over the world are represented at the Faire, where innovators will showcase new technologies and feature experimentation across the ...
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Professor Thomas Lee Tours Northern Italy

Professor Thomas Lee, an expert on U.S. constitutional and international law, with special expertise in federal courts, national security, the US Supreme Court, foreign relations, international arbitration, and the law of war, lectured to university students and lawyers in Genoa, Torino, Milan and Como, on the Obama presidency through the lens of SCOTUS (Supreme Court ...
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U.S. Elections at the University of Siena

On October 12, Consul General Abigail M. Rupp spoke about the U.S. election cycle at an event hosted by the University of Siena. Students eagerly asked questions on everything from Edward Snowden to Venezuela during the Q&A discussion moderated by Prof. Daniele Pasquinucci, Jean Monnet Chair in History of European Integration of the Department of ...
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Columbus Day in Genoa

On Wednesday October 12th, Milan Consul General Amb. Philip Reeker joined Giorgio Guerello, Genoa City Council President, in delivering remarks at the House of Christopher Columbus. According to tradition, Columbus spent his early childhood in this small house. While this may not be entirely true, historians have agreed that the area around this house, beneath ...
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Consul General Visit to Vinci

On October 11, Consul General Abigail M. Rupp visited Vinci, the birthplace of Leonardo da Vinci, meeting with Mayor Giuseppe Torchia and Assessore for Culture Paolo Santini. The Consul General also met with Leonardo Museum director Roberta Barsanti and toured the museum. The town is working with the city of Florence on the celebrations for ...
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