Sweet Caroline

Neither a Kennedy nor a Princess of Monaco

Bella Italia

I’m currently writing to you from Siena, Italy – yes! I am back in the country of pasta and pizza that’s absolutely dripping in culture and history. I’ve just completed my first month of classes at the Universit√† per Stranieri (University for Foreigners) and it was truly a beautiful month here. When they say University for Foreigners, they really do mean it – in my class of about 20 people,.. Read More

Practical Applications of Classwork

Such a rare and wonderful opportunity is using what you learned in class in real life. Last week, I did just that on my visit to Bologna, Italy, with the International Studies program. Our program – the International Studies Leadership Seminar – was sponsored by the Aronson Center for International Studies. We spent the week in Italy at the SAIS Bologna campus, meeting current faculty and receiving an absolutely fascinating.. Read More