england, italy, Rome

Human Nature, Mother Nature

A 6.2 magnitude earthquake struck Italy's Umbria region on Wednesday, killing almost 300 people. Tremors awoke people as far as Rome and aftershocks were felt for hours following the quake. The quake may have cost the country billions in damage, as it devastated several towns and shattered thousands of lives. Prime Minister Matteo Renzi promised to rebuild… Continue reading Human Nature, Mother Nature

europe, italy, Rome

Rome Day 4: Class Begins

Monday was the long awaited day: the first day of class! We met at 9:30 a.m. and began our lessons. The first part of class was spent discussing our schedule for Rome, our syllabus and the overall things expected of us during our month-long stay here. The second part of class was super exciting because… Continue reading Rome Day 4: Class Begins

europe, italy, Rome

Skyping Across the World

I just skyped with two Europeans. One was in Rome and the other was traveling to who knows where in Europe. The things that technology can do are amazing. Even more amazing, however, are the projects these two Europeans are using technology for and the fact that I get to work with them this summer.… Continue reading Skyping Across the World