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Center for Italian Studies Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic

Author: David Lummus

Due to the new University policies and guidelines that have emerged in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Center for Italian Studies is cancelling all public events between now and April 13, as well as several others which involve scholars from the US, Italy, and across Europe who have been affected by the current global health crisis.

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Experiencing Rome through Community-Based Learning

Author: Costanza Montanari

Community-based learning (CBL) is a form of experiential education that integrates community engagement with instruction and reflection, deepening and enhancing the learning that takes place both in and outside the classroom. When in Rome students have the opportunity to engage with timely topics such as Migrants and refugees crisis in Rome…

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The Rome Gateway opens summer internship opportunities for year 2020

Author: Costanza Montanari

The Rome Global Gateway is pleased to announce the opening of the Summer Internship Program 2020 for rising sophomores, juniors and seniors. Students are encouraged to submit their applications if interested in coming to Rome to conduct an internship from late May through early July 2020.…

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The Rome Gateway and the Center for Italian Studies to Collaborate on Enriching the Rome Library Italian Literature Collection

Author: Costanza Montanari

The Rome Global Gateway and the Center for Italian Studies have started a collaboration to enrich the Rome library collection during the academic year 2018-2019. Due to last year’s success, the collaboration was extended to the current academic year 2019-2020. The first project in this collaboration will involve the acquisition of a collection of Italian literature from its origins in the XIII…

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Notre Dame offers several opportunities to study abroad in Italy

Author: Staff

The University of Notre Dame's Study Abroad Office, a part of Notre Dame International, administers several different programs in Italy. David Younger, Associate Director of Study Abroad, manages the University's Italian study abroad programs, including four semester-length programs and one summer program in Rome and one in Bologna, offered both for the academic year and in the Fall and Spring semesters. Find out more!

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Year abroad helps Italian major develop language skills, discover senior thesis topic, and strengthen connection to family heritage

Author: Hailey Oppenlander

Gianna Van Heel’s time studying abroad while at Notre Dame was immersive and comprehensive — the nearly yearlong experience included coursework, research, an internship, and embracing the Italian way of life. She knew it was the best way to truly learn another language. Van Heel, who won the College of Arts and Letters’ Robert D. Nuner Award for the language major with the highest GPA, studied Dante during her time abroad and was captivated by his writing. 

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