Buon Natale a Tutti

Dec | 20

A few months ago, our students were trying to make sense of the Italian lessons at the Universita per Stranieri, adjusting to taking a mid-day pausa, and planning their travels throughout Italy and Europe. This week, many have questioned where... Read More
Students Take a Break for Talent Show

Dec | 10

Students and staff members took a break from preparing for final papers and exams by attending the bi-annual Umbra Talent Show. Students performed in a variety of acts: a bi-lingual quiz show, a solo dance act, a solo of Amazing... Read More
Students Display Creative Work at Art Show

Dec | 09

Jennifer Reilly, shown at left, spent many days in the Umbra art studio this semester working on projects for her Oil Painting and Drawing courses. Reilly was one of many students who had the opportunity to display their work at... Read More
Umbra Strengthens Ties with US Embassy

Dec | 05

The US Embassy in Rome announced that Anna Girolimetti, Director of Administrative Affairs at the Umbra Institute, will serve as a representative for the Embassy’s warden system. The warden system is a network of volunteers throughout Italy who agree to... Read More
December Photo(s) of the Month

Dec | 01

Congratulations to Mary Bryson and Adrian Starnes, winners of the December Photo of the Month Contest. This was the final contest for the semester and both students will receive a free dinner at Quattro Passi pizzeria. Mary Bryson was able... Read More
Umbra Celebrates Thanksgiving

Nov | 27

Last Thursday, as most Italians went about their normal routines, students, staff, and faculty members gathered to celebrate the Thanksgiving holiday. Professor of Creative Writing Cindy Clough baked the turkey and organized the event for those students staying in Perugia... Read More

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