Sustainable Service Learning

Our students love to get involved in environmental projects in their adopted city, Rome. Whether this be helping fight climate change through conscientious shopping and recycling, joining in with Retake Rome to clean up public areas, or participating in internships supporting urban agricultural or welcoming immigrants, there are always ways for the study abroad student […]

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Open House Roma

It’s always a thrill to be in Rome when Open House comes around. This non-profit organization has been opening up special sites and properties to the public for over a decade and has become a true annual institution. A wide range of destinations, from tiny modern apartments to huge churches and archaeological sites make up

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Borromini in Boston

Several members of the Borromini Team will be present at the Forum for Education Abroad annual meeting in Boston later this month, on March 20-22. We hope those of you attending will drop in and say hi. Founder Pier Alberto Merli, Visual Media Manager Lu Yuan, and Program Coordinator Lindsay Maldari will be on hand

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Kicking Off the New Year with Chapman University’s Interterm Travel Course

What better way to kick off the new calendar year than by welcoming a new custom program to the Borromini Institute–the Chapman University 2024 Interterm Travel Course in Rome. This interdisciplinary group of ten students was led by Chapman University Professor and the Founding Director of the Ferrucci Institute for Italian Experience and Research, Dr.

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A room with a lot of graffiti on the wall.

Another Successful Internship Symposium 

One of many proud moments at the Borromini Institute over the course of the semester is our Internship Symposium, the concluding capstone for those students who enroll in our Academic Internship program.  Since our students complete their internships for the most part independently of one another at their respective internship sites, this concluding Symposium is

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