Community Engagement – “Green Cities: A Sustainable Future” projects at Orto Sole

Dec | 16

On December 13th, professor Viviana Lorenzo and the students from her “Green Cities: A Sustainable Future” class invited Umbra faculty, staff, and students to visit the Orto Sole didactic urban garden and see all the amazing projects her class has... Read More
What I learned in the Italian Classroom

Dec | 12

By Angelie Roche, St. Mary's College of Maryland Of all the fears I've overcome while studying abroad, I never expected to overcome my fear of teenagers. I love to teach and have a lot of experience with young children, but... Read More
A Day in Torgiano: Lessons on Wine Production and Marketing at Lungarotti Winery

Nov | 25

By Shreya Dhume, University of Connecticut On November 11th, students of Digital Marketing: Wine and Wineries of Central Italy took an early morning bus to Torgiano to learn about the history behind one of Italy’s most renowned wineries: Cantine Lungarotti.... Read More
Umbra’s Critical Disabilities Class Partners with VIVA Sports

Nov | 17

By Angelie Roche, St. Mary's College of Maryland   Many of the classes offered at Umbra include a service learning component, which enriches students' education through unique community engagement opportunities. One such course is Critical Disabilities, which includes a weekly... Read More
A Guide to Creative Perugia

Nov | 11

By Jacqueline Inman, University of Vermont        Perugia is home to many amazing sights for visitors to see: the Etruscan Well, the National Gallery of Umbria, stores, and restaurants in the central piazzas, and panoramic views from Porta... Read More
MPP Workshop Brings Italian and American Students Together

Nov | 02

By Angelie Roche, St. Mary's College of Maryland On October 11, Umbra’s Multicultural Psychology program held a workshop entitled “Can you meet me halfway?” which taught students to use their similarities and differences as “a starting point for inclusion” through... Read More

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