ISI Florenzine Blog

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Pre-professional experience for RWU architecture students @ ISI Florence

  Our RWU architecture students had a strong comeback from fall break this semester, as the first studio class consisted in a visit to a local building site here in Florence. They were able to see what has been spoken of in theory during class: construction techniques for masonry load bearing walls, structural consolidation of

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Four brilliant reasons to study abroad

Fall 2017  Intercultural Communication Course Critical Thinking    Amanda Emma, UConn Many people wonder about the perks of studying abroad. Students each have a personal motivation that led them to embark on this adventure – however it’s to be considered a powerful teacher to learn about oneself, others, and new cultures. What I can tell

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Do you love fashion?

DO YOU LOVE FASHION? WANT TO LEARN HOW TO MAKE A CAREER WRITING ABOUT IT? JOIN A SPECIAL COURSE IN MAY 2018. PLAN NOW! The International Studies Institute of Florence (ISI Florence) is again offering an innovative approach to building careers in FASHION COMMUNICATIONS. Since 2015, the Institute has sponsored a special – and totally

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“A tavola non s’invecchia”

Marissa DiBella, University of Connecticut ISI Florence Summer 2017 ISI Florence Mediterranean Diet – Faculty Led Summer Program  Prof. Jane Kerstetter, Ph.D., UConn Professor Emeritus, Allied Health Sciences and Nutritional Sciences     On the first day of the Summer Program, Professor Jane Kerstetter came to class, put her flash drive into the computer, opened

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What I’ll miss about studying in Florence

Fall 2017 Intercultural Communication Course Critical Thinking    Emily Schaerf, UConn It is surreal how fast this semester has flown by. In less than a month, we will head back home to our families, friends, and home universities. We think it goes without saying that we will forever cherish this experience and would like to

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Alumni news

Chelsea Fife, Penn State  ISI Florence Spring 2017 A day does not go by without thinking about the people I met, the food I ate, and the memories I made during my time abroad. It seems that every event I face in America somehow relates to my study abroad experience. Whether it is seeing Facebook

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Photo Journal

Dana Samuel, UConn ISI Florence Spring 2017   Dark room photos from my photography class field trip to learn about some of the earliest methods of photo production (Museo Alinari, Florence).  Took a trip to see the ‘David’. Fun fact: admittance into the Galleria dell’Accademia is free on the first Sunday of every month!   

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