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How a summer program allows engineering students to conquer the eternal city

Every year, during the months of June and July, Rome flocks with engineering students from the University of Notre Dame. Since 2014, students have been coming every semester for a six-week summer program at the Rome Global Gateway. More than 270 students have participated in over six years. All engineering...
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Marching for climate change while interning in Rome

Meilin Scanish, a junior at the University of Notre Dame, is interested in working in international law in and wanted to gain international work experience. After having the chance to travel to Nepal and Qatar for conferences on the conciliation of traditional Islamic theology and modernity, and to France to...
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David Mayernik live-streaming fresco painting demonstrations

David Mayernik, associate professor in the school of architecture and graduate of Notre Dame 83', is a fresco evangelist. He recently conducted from the Rome Gateway a live-streamed video demonstration of the fresco painting process for Professor Marius Hauknes’ course on campus, Pictures on Walls: Murals and Mosaics in the Medieval...
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Professor Ingrid Rowland publishes book on the divine spark of Syracuse

Ingrid D. Rowland, professor in the department of history and the school of architecture at the University of Notre Dame, published her latest book entitled “The Divine Spark of Syracuse." The book focuses on the figures of Plato, Archimedes, and Caravaggio, disclosing the role that Syracuse, a Greek cultural outpost...
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The Brasini’s Papers Conservation Project

The University of Notre Dame Rome Global Gateway, in collaboration with the Notre Dame School of Architecture, has signed a six month collaboration with the Archivio Armando Brasini for the Progetto di valorizzazione dell’Archivio dell’Architetto Armando Brasini (1879-1965)…
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How a community-based learning opportunity helps you find your own Path

Isabella Walter came to Rome with the School of Architecture Program and decided to switch to Arts and Letters during her time in Italy. As part of her semester abroad she had to choose a community-based learning (CBL) activity to carry on, and she decided to dedicate her time to...
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Maps of Rome, The Frutaz Project

The Scientific Committee looking at the first map of modern Rome by Matteo Greuter, 1618 In 1962 Monsignor Amato Pietro Frutaz published Le Piante di Roma, three large folio volumes, published by the Istituto di Studi Romani (Institute of Roman Studies), which served as a completion of a project begun...
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Dante Now! Through the streets of Celio

Dante Alighieri is one of the greatest Italian poets and one of the most important writers of European literature. He lived in the XIV century, but he is still considered one of the most current writers and his masterpieces are immortal. For many, Dante is not part of the past,...
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Annunziata Pirro at the ESA's workshop on Earth System Monitoring and Modeling

Annunziata Pirro is a fifth year Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering and Earth Sciences at the University of Notre Dame. Through the Rome Global Gateway short-term graduate research fellowship this summer, she attended the European Space Agency’s (ESA)…
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Prof. David Mayernik contributes to the Oxford Handbook of the Baroque

The Oxford Handbook series addresses a wide range of topics with contributions that both incorporate recent scholarship and offer pointed analyses of the authors’ own. The Oxford Handbook of the Baroque, coming out at the end of 2018, focuses on the baroque epoque. Associate Professor David Mayernik, in the School of...
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Catholic Education around the Globe

In mid-March, the Rome Global Gateway hosted the “Global Catholic Education and Integral Human Development Conference”. This conference addressed a growing international need and expanding research interest in the under-explored arena of international Catholic education and integral human development. Scholars from the University of Notre Dame’s Kellogg Institute for International Studies…...
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Gaelic Football in Italy? Why not!

Gaelic Football is a sport originally from Ireland with unique rules: at first sight a sort of mix between football, rugby and basketball, it is played with hands and feet and a round ball on an outdoor court with the goal of scoring a goal or a point between the high...
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The ND Villa Opens the Gates to Open House Roma 2018

It’s 9 a.m. on a Saturday morning in Rome. The streets are still awakening, as people are chatting in front of a local bar and moms are running to do some grocery shopping after taking their kids to school. Emily Patton, a Rome International Scholar, and Diana Neacsu from the School...
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Inspired leadership initiative gets its inspiration from Rome

On February 2018, the Rome Global Gateway hosted a group meeting from the Inspired Leadership Initiative (ILI), a one-year Notre Dame program to help accomplished individuals who have completed their traditional career discern optimal paths to leverage their talents, experience and relationships as they pivot to a new mission. The Inspired Leadership...
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Student Spotlight: Carleigh Burns

Carleigh Burns, a Neuroscience and Behavior major and Italian minor, is in Rome this Spring semester as part of the General Education Program. During her time in Rome she is living the the ND Villa, conducting an internship at UNESCO and shadowing Dr. Bilotta at Salvator Mundi International Hospital.  …...

Join our Team - Seeking Residence Rector in Rome

The University of Notre Dame Rome Global Gateway is seeking a Residence Rector for the Villa. Position Information Job Title Residence Rector (Rome Villa) Job Description CHIEF ADMINISTRATOR - Report to Director of Student Affairs at the Rome Global Gateway (RGG …

Introducing the New Professors Teaching at the RGG in Spring 2018

Prof. Daria Borghese, teaching the All Roads Lead to Rome courseProf. Daria Borghese, an Art Historian teaching the All Roads Lead to Rome CourseDaria Borghese has taught in Italy (The American University in Rome, The Richmond Rome Center, Assumption College and University of North Carolina) and in the U.S.A. (Boston College) courses that...

Rome Summer Program 2018 is doubling

NDI Rome Summer 2017 group For the third year in a row, this summer the Rome Global Gateway will host the Rome Summer Program, an exciting opportunity for undergraduate students in all fields of study to live and learn in one of the oldest and most international cities in the world.…

Rome Summer Program 2018 is Doubling

NDI Rome Summer 2017 groupFor the third year in a row, this summer the Rome Global Gateway will host the Rome Summer Program, an exciting opportunity for undergraduate students in all fields of study to live and learn in one of the oldest and most international cities in the world.…

Sydney Schneider searching for her family roots in Southern Italy

Sydney Schneider is a slender and gentle study abroad student from Laingsburg, Michigan. She is a Theology and History major at the University of Notre Dame, spending her Fall 2017 semester in Rome as part of the General Education program.She came to Rome to immerse herself in the culture, improve...