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Castelli Excursion & Wine Tasting

Fall 2017 Romers concluded their first full week in Italy with a visit to the Castelli Romani where students toured the small towns of Ariccia, Monte Cavo and Castel Gandolfo. Upon arriving back to campus they were treated to a wine tasting hosted by Msgr. Fucinaro.

First Day in Rome

The students awoke bright and early on August 20 to begin their first full day in Rome. They visited St. Peter's Basilica and attended mass and then were led on walking tours around the city by the UD Rome Campus faculty and staff.

Fall 2017 Rome Students Arrive

After months of preparations the fall 2017 Rome class finally arrived to their new home for the next four months on Saturday, August 19, the beautiful Eugene Constantin Rome Campus.

Arrivederci, Roma!

After three weeks of touring Italy with many explorations into Rome and its surrounding areas, our high school summer programs bid farewell to the Eternal City and a summer of a lifetime.

ARETE = Excellence

Two weeks have flown by fast for our Arete participants. They have flourished in their studies, seen some of the cultural sites of DFW and now return home to further contemplate their learning experience.

Buon Giorno, Roma!

Our high school study abroad programs arrived in the eternal city on July 10 and hit the ground running with a visit to Castel Gandolfo, the pope's summer residence.

Arete Participants Arrive on Irving Campus

On Sunday, July 9 the University of Dallas Rome & Summer Programs Office welcomed high school students from across the nation to the Irving campus for the start of the Arete high school summer programs.

Northern Italy Trip

The Spring Romers left for their last group trip of the semester on Saturday, April 22. The group traveled to visit Florence, Venice and Siena. Some of the highlights of the trip include visits to the Doges' Palace and San Marco in Venice and the Uffizi, Accademia and Duomo in Florence.

St. Beaufort Concert featuring UD alumnus

The UD Rome Campus community enjoyed a concert by a band called St. Beaufort, headed by UD Alumnus Joe Jakubczyk on April 10, 2017. The band is based in Berlin and is currently on tour in Italy.

Men's and Women's Retreats

The men and women of the Spring 2017 Rome class were invited to participate in a silent retreat at the Casa Divin Maestro retreat house on Lake Albano from March 31-April 2, 2017 and April 7-9. The weekend was spent in silent reflection and prayer.

Art & Architecture Site Visit to the Vatican Museums

The Spring 2017 Rome class headed back into the city on April 5 with their Art & Architecture class to visit the Vatican Museums. The museums house some of the most important and well-known classical sculptures and Renaissance masterpieces in the world.

Seven Pilgrim Churches Walk, Fundraiser for Syrian Refugees

Spring 2017 Romers raised money throughout their Rome semester to donate to Catholic Relief Services to aid those fleeing from Syria. In a fundraising effort, students participated in a 12 mile walk around the city of Rome, with stops at its seven major pilgrim churches.

Art & Architecture Site Visit to San Clemente

The Spring 2017 Rome class was off to another Art and Architecture site visit to the Basilica of San Clemente on March 15. The basilica has a history of over 2,000 years and is one of the most richly adorned churches in the city.

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Castelli Excursion & Wine Tasting

Castelli Excursion & Wine Tasting

Fall 2017 Romers concluded their first full week in Italy with a visit to the Castelli Romani where students toured the small towns of Ariccia, Monte Cavo and Castel Gandolfo. Upon arriving back to campus they were treated to a wine tasting hosted by Msgr. Fucinaro.

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First Day in Rome

First Day in Rome

The students awoke bright and early on August 20 to begin their first full day in Rome. They visited St. Peter's Basilica and attended mass and then were led on walking tours around the city by the UD Rome Campus faculty and staff.

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Fall 2017 Rome Students Arrive

Fall 2017 Rome Students Arrive

After months of preparations the fall 2017 Rome class finally arrived to their new home for the next four months on Saturday, August 19, the beautiful Eugene Constantin Rome Campus.

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