Exploring Perugia’s Gelato Scene: Top Picks from Umbra Institute Alumni

Sep | 07

Dear Umbra Institute students, Perugia is a city bursting with culture, history, and, most importantly, food! There is no better way to beat the heat and immerse yourself in Italian life than by indulging in some creamy, flavorful gelato. To... Read More
A Future Umbra Student’s Guide to Perugia

Aug | 28

Exploring Perugia's Pizza Scene: Top Picks from Umbra Institute Alumni This might sound a bit cheesy, but studying abroad, especially in Perugia, is an experience like no other as it is filled with enriching experiences that feed your mind, soul,... Read More
Unveiling the Roman Treasures of the Past: The Umbra Institute’s Summer 2023 Archaeological Discoveries

Jul | 20

  Each summer, the Umbra Institute's archaeological school program brings together aspiring archaeologists from around the world, offering a unique opportunity to unearth ancient treasures, unravel historical mysteries, and delve into the rich tapestry of Italian heritage. This summer’s 2023... Read More
Tradition and gender-based dynamics in the Italian cuisine: Dr Clelia Viecelli presents her research at the ASFS/AFHVS 2023 Conference

Jul | 20

Clelia Viecelli, PhD, Professor of Anthropology of Food and History and Culture of Food in Italy at The Umbra Institute recently came back from the 2023 ASFS/AFHVS Conference in Boston.  For our European-based readers who might not be informed about... Read More
Exploring Culinary Delights and Cultural Connections: Jaden Stepp’s Study Abroad Journey with the Umbra Institute

Jul | 18

Embarking on a study abroad journey is a transformative experience that opens doors to new academic horizons and personal growth. Jaden Stepp, an exceptional student from the College of Charleston followed her passion for Italian cuisine and history leading her to... Read More
Trasimeno Archaeology Field School Makes the News

Jun | 13

Students at Umbra's Trasimeno Archaeology Field School were recently featured in a local news article. Check out a translated version of the article below or find the original written in Italian:  PerugiaToday.it.   “Castiglione del Lago, new excavation campaign: thirty US... Read More

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