Post Tagged with: "italy"

SANTAMARIA & CRAIGE | Italy Must Restructure National Team to Compete

SANTAMARIA & CRAIGE | Italy Must Restructure National Team to Compete

“Forza Azzurri!” The echoes of that cheer lasted for 11 years of ups and downs for the Italian National Team, all in the aftermath of the most glorious moment in all of sports: winning the World Cup in 2006. Now, the sounds of Italian splendor and joy seem a distant[Read More…]

by November 16, 2017 0 comments Sports, Sports Columns
COURTESY INNOVATION FOUNDRIES
Gruppo Illy S.p.A. President Ricardo Illy, left, and McDonough School of Business professor Michael R. Czinkota examined the fate of Italian manufacturing in a increasingly globalized world.

Gruppo Illy President Promotes Italian Goods

Italian businesses and manufacturers have a bright future ahead of them, according to Gruppo Illy S.p.A. President Riccardo Illy, who shared his experiences and perspectives with a group of about 30 students at the Baker Scholars Conference Room on March 24. The Georgetown University Italian Research Institute hosted the discussion[Read More…]

by March 30, 2017 0 comments Business, Business - Top
COURTESY DAN DOUGHERTY

Scenes and Lessons in an Italian Bar

In the middle of Fiesole, there is a little bar that promises “the best Guinness in Italy” and takes claim to the time-honored tradition of the poorly lit Irish pub. The Guinness was okay; the rest of the beers were better. I did not speak a lick of Italian, the[Read More…]

by March 17, 2017 0 comments Guide - Top, The Guide, travel
CRAIGE: Euro Cup Quarterfinals Preview

CRAIGE: Euro Cup Quarterfinals Preview

In a span of just three days, the European Championship has been whittled down from 16 teams to eight. The strong teams have come out and reasserted their dominance, while the smaller teams have struggled. There have been surprises along the way, notably when Croatia — widely considered a dark horse[Read More…]

by June 28, 2016 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top
CRAIGE: Underdogs Impress in Group Stages

CRAIGE: Underdogs Impress in Group Stages

Now that the first round of games of the European Championship is over and the second one is underway, it is already becoming easier to predict which teams will advance to the Round of 16. In fact, the host France has already become the first team to advance out of[Read More…]

by June 17, 2016 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top

HARVEY: Until the Next Adventure

As I begin to write the final iteration of this column, it seems only appropriate that I should return to the beginning. At the outset of this semester, I wondered anxiously whether I would be able to maintain the creativity that I had cultivated at the Villa Le Balze in[Read More…]

by May 11, 2016 0 comments Guide Columns, The Guide

University Hosts Discussion on Astronomy for Galileo’s 450th Birthday

The Georgetown University Italian Research Institute and the Embassy of Italy hosted Adam Riess, the 2011 Nobel laureate in physics and astronomy, and Massimo Stiavelli, the James Webb Space Telescope mission head, the James Webb Space Telescope mission head, in a discussion on astronomy as part of the celebration of[Read More…]

by December 5, 2014 0 comments Campus News, News

Pizza Nights in Italy Leave a Lingering Taste

As I write my final column for the semester, I am currently recovering from my weeklong Italian food coma.  For my final travel break, I toured Italy from Milan to Rome, including a few destinations in between, with two of my Georgetown friends, Sydney and Megan.  Although all the places[Read More…]

by November 21, 2014 0 comments Guide Columns, The Guide
GUHOYAS
A Georgetown sailing team, representing the United States, fended off Australia and secured the World University Championships.

Hoyas Win International Championship for USA

A Georgetown sailing team composed of junior Nevin Snow, sophomore A.J. Reiter and seniors Alex Post and Katia DaSilva won the 2014 World University Match Racing Championships held in Trentino, Italy, this summer. The event was a part of a series of international competitions known as the World University Championships[Read More…]

by August 26, 2014 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top

The Adventure of Finding Your Own Way

When I boarded the plane from Seville to Palermo, I had two suitcases, 17 euros, the phone number of my host family in Marsala, Sicily, and a plan: take a bus from Palermo airport to Trapani (a coastal town close to Marsala) and meet the family, who would then drive[Read More…]

by June 16, 2014 0 comments Guide - Top, Guide Columns