In the Kitchen with Umbra

Sep | 22

In addition to learning the Italian language, Umbra students are also learning some tips for la cucina italiana. This week, a local caterer from Perugia led Umbra students on a cooking demonstration for homemade gnocchi. Students had to prepare the... Read More
La Vendemmia, 2005

Sep | 16

"Wine is a living thing. It is made, not only of grapes and yeasts, but of skill and patience. When drinking it remember that to the making of that wine has gone, not only the labor and care of years,... Read More
l Primo Tandem!

Sep | 16

More than seventy students gathered on Wednesday for the first Scambi Lingua (Tandem) event. Tandem is a weekly event which brings American students together with Italians to practice their language skills through conversation. Tandem is a voluntary activity for those... Read More
Students Explore Assisi, Umbria

Sep | 10

The Perugia through the Ages class spent a day in Assisi examining the role the city has played in the region's history. The trip was led by Professor Paola Chiurulla. "Both the church of Santa Chiara and San Francesco's basilica... Read More
The Fall 2005 Semester at Umbra Begins

Sep | 08

On August 30th, over 180 American students arrived in Perugia to study to study abroad at the Umbra Institute. The students came from all areas of the United States representing more than 50 colleges and universities.The Fall 2005 group of... Read More
Art and History “On Site” in Perugia

Aug | 19

Umbra professor Dott. Giampiero Bevagna and Universita' di Perugia scholar Dott.ssa Paola Chiurulla have developed an exciting new course for the fall which focuses on the history and art of Perugia and the surrounding region, and its role in the... Read More

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