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Students volunteer with refugees while studying abroad in Rome

In recent years Italy, along with many other European countries, has witnessed a large migration flow from countries struggling with poverty, violence, and war. We have all asked ourselves how such atrocities are possible. What makes refugees leave their homes? And, most of all, how can we help? During their...
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Two undergraduate students awarded Gilman Scholarships to study abroad this summer

Irla Atanda and Abigail Awodele have been awarded the prestigious Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship, sponsored by the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, to study abroad during the summer 2017 term. Awodele will participate in the China Language Program and Atanda will study in South Africa. 

Interning in Rome, a mind-opening experience

English major Andrea Vale and business student Felix Mayorga Alvarez decided to replace one of their courses with an internship during their study abroad year in Rome. Andrea is currently working at the Inter Press Service, a global news agency based in Rome and focusing exclusively on development in the Global...