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The subject of this week’s Take 5 on the Auburn University homepage is Maurizio Antonini, resident director of the Joseph S. Bruno Auburn Abroad in Italy program, Auburn's permanent overseas campus located in the hillside town of Ariccia, Italy. The semester-long study abroad experience is offered through the College of Human Sciences at Auburn and is open to all students regardless of major. Antonini grew up in Ariccia and completed studies in England at the College for Distributive Trades, earning a degree in international business. Antonini works closely with the program's executive director, Linda Cain Ruth, to ensure each week is a culturally enriching experience. He also maintains a close relationship with city officials, as the city owns the Chigi Palace where Auburn students live and attend class for three months. Antonini has been with the program since its inception in 2002. He is also a lecturer in the program, as is his wife, Rossella de Venuto; mother, Mary Lou Gray; and father, Marco Antonini. Maurizio and Rossella have three children: sons Mario, 16, and Bruce, 14, and daughter Vega, 11. They live in Rome. Antonini is also the CEO of Interlinea Group, a communications and production company with a focus in art oriented programs.