Category Archives: Italy

Snapshots from Rome

Ciao, amici! My name is Anna Hudgeons and I spent a month of my summer studying abroad in Rome, Italy. Although my major is industrial engineering, I decided to vary my experiences by enrolling in an art lecture/art history course … Continue reading

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Postcard from Rome: Darby Guinn

  Darby Guinn, honors English and journalism major, took her January intersession course abroad in Rome. Darby was one of 15 students who worked with classics professor David Fredrick to establish narrative and initial level designs for an online, game-centered version … Continue reading

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Postcard from Rome: Nick Kordsmeier

Honors chemical engineering student Nick Kordsmeier spent his summer studying the masterpieces of Michelangelo and Caravaggio, learning Italian from native Romans, hiking the still-active Mt. Vesuvius, and eating some of the world’s best gelato. Here is an excerpt from his post … Continue reading

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Hannah Breshears: Dispatch from Rome

Honors architectural studies/history major Hannah Breshears is studying urban design this summer in London, Paris and Rome. She is a regular Honors College blogger.  A word to the wise: If you’re traveling anywhere in Europe, wear decent shoes! I’ve been abroad … Continue reading

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Reconstructing Pompeii: Tyler Johnson

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Tyler Johnson, a senior history/classical studies major at the UA, is near the completion of his honors thesis –  the virtual  reconstruction of the house of Octavius Quartio in Pompeii. Tyler visited Pompeii in late January and has spent more than 200 … Continue reading

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Postcard from Paderno del Grappa: Shelby Feurtado

Shelby Feurtado, an honors finance major in the Sam M. Walton College of Business, shares some hard-won wisdom on air travel and his notes on life, travel and studies in Italy. Hello all, This is my last week in Italy, … Continue reading

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Finished!

The study abroad program has officially ended, but I haven’t blogged since Rome! Here are a few images from the Rome studio project mentioned in previous blogs. Jumping from place to place and a general lack of free wireless has … Continue reading

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Romeing

My feet hurt! The sun is hot, and I feel like a tourist. For the previous 5 days we toured practically all of ancient and middle age Rome. Many, many unbelievable sites all inundated by tour groups and Germans on holiday. I … Continue reading

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