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  • Dear Office of Study Abroad:

    My experience in Italy has been life-changing to say the least. I have come to understand Italian culture, as well as my own identity in the process. Through walking the time-worn streets of Rome, I have learned to appreciate its antiquity and artistic beauty. I have…

  • Credit: Tina Liang
  • Major: NULL
  • Tags: Italy, Rome
  • Postcard from Abroad

  • Dear Global Education Office:

    Students on the Duke in Rome 2011 Summer Program enjoy a well-earned pizza lunch after exploring Herculaneum, one of the cities covered by the eruption of Vesuvius in 79 AD. The delicious and plentiful food was one highlight of the program. We needed it! There was a…

  • Credit: Mary T. Boatwright
  • Major: Program Instructor
  • Tags: Duke in Rome, Italy, Rome, summer
  • Postcard from Abroad

  • Dear Global Education Office:

    I was fortunate enough to spend four weeks in Italy this summer with the Duke in Rome program. It was my first glimpse of Europe-the heart of all the art history I had spent years looking at in textbooks. I discovered my affinity for museums and stood…

  • Credit: Joy Liu
  • Major: Public Policy
  • Tags: Duke in Rome, Italy, Rome, summer
  • Postcard from Abroad

  • Dear Global Education Office:

    In the summer of 2009, I had to opportunity to participate in the Duke in Rome program! I had a wonderful experience. After the four weeks were over, I felt like I had really seen everything Rome had to offer, from ruins to churches to museums.

    One…

  • Credit: Kaitlyn Sanders
  • Major: Religion
  • Tags: Duke in Rome, Italy, Rome, summer
  • Postcard from Abroad

  • Dear Global Education Office:

    This group photo of Duke in Rome 2011 was taken right before we went *under* St. Peter's basilica in Rome! We began our exploration of that magnificent structure by visiting the "tomb of St. Peter" and other tombs of ancient Rome that were buried but preserved by…

  • Credit: Mary T. Boatwright
  • Major: Program Instructor
  • Tags: Duke in Rome, Italy, Rome, summer
  • Postcard from Abroad

  • Dear Global Education Office:

    Here we are traveling again, this time on a weekend trip to a little pueblo in the countryside outside of Madrid. It's breathtakingly beautiful here, from the palace whose courtyard we're standing in, to the mountain vista behind us. This is one of the things I loved…

  • Credit: Valerie Vaughn
  • Tags: Barcelona, Cairo, Duke in Madrid, Istanbul, London, Madrid, Rome, Sevilla, Spain
  • Principe Pio - Madrid, Spain