TROY professor, students make discoveries at Italian excavation sites

A partnership with the University of Pisa in Italy allows TROY students to participate in archaeological digs.

A partnership with the University of Pisa in Italy allows TROY students to participate in archaeological digs.

After partnering with Italy’s University of Pisa to participate in archaeological digs, TROY anthropology/archaeology professor Dr. Stephen Carmody and his students have helped make several key discoveries in Italian history.

The partnership came about in 2019 after TROY First Lady Janice Hawkins visited Pietrasanta, a town on the coast of northern Tuscany in Italy where…

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TROY, University of Pisa partner to let students dig through history

A new agreement with the University of Pisa (Italy) allows TROY archaeology students to dig through historic sites in Tuscany.

A new agreement with the University of Pisa (Italy) allows TROY archaeology students to dig through historic sites in Tuscany.

A new cooperative partnership with an Italian university is giving Troy University archaeology students a chance to explore one of the world’s most historic areas.

TROY students spent this summer working on a historical dig with the University of Pisa, the first in what are planned to become yearly trips to Italy.

The partnership came…

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Italy inspires English students while studying abroad

Anna Shay Wasden, left, was among several TROY students who took part in the Summer Arts Academy in Pietrasanta, Italy.

Anna Shay Wasden, left, was among several TROY students who took part in the Summer Arts Academy in Pietrasanta, Italy.

When one thinks of traveling to Italy, they typically envision the big cities and all they have to offer: colorful clusters of homes in Cinque Terre, historical sites in Rome, gondolas cruising in Venice, bustling fashion shows in Milan. But, anyone who has wandered upon a bloom of jasmine on an abandoned street or brushed…

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Study abroad trip targets contributions of Italian mathematicians, scientists

 

Fourteen students traveled to Italy during the spring semester to gain an understanding and appreciation for the enormous contributions of Italian mathematicians, engineers and scientists.

As a part of the Department of Mathematics’ inaugural study abroad program, the students visited Rome, Florence, Pisa, Padua and Venice to experience the cities that nurtured the mathematical genius…

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