Stories

Le Mani Sulla Citt

The cinematic and literary representation of Italian postwar architecture

Alberto Lo Pinto is a Mellon Post-doctoral scholar in Italian Studies at the Rome Global Gateway through December 2018. Born and raised in Rome, Lo Pinto moved to South Bend, Indiana in 2010 to pursue a M.A. in Italian Studies. Lo Pinto then taught in three colleges in New York...
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A lullaby from cell 382

Macartan Commers and Sam X. Zhuang are two architecture students and musicians from the University of Notre Dame. Commers plays the piano and Zhuang is a singer. While in Rome, they are attending the Textual Analysis Italian Course for Architects with professor Chiara Sbordoni. As part of the course, they worked...
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How a study abroad experience changed Mathew Morico’s course of study

If anyone would have asked Mathew Morico when he was a child, “what do you want to be when you grow up?” He would have answered “an engineer.” So when it was time for him to enroll, Morico picked the University of Notre Dame as an Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering...
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Learn more about yourself through the Camino de Santiago

Christopher Ebner and Philip Spence, two architecture students studying abroad in Rome, decided to trek through the Camino de Santiago in Spain over fall break. They reflect on their transformative experiences below. The Camino de Santiago (the Way of St. James) was a great way to spend fall break abroad....