Seventeen Osher Life Long Learning Institute students recently concluded an eight-day class and educational tour of Rome. The trip, which was organized by the University of Arkansas Rome Center and the Office for Study Abroad and International Exchange, was the first of its kind for OLLI and marked the institute's 10th anniversary.


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Consuelo Lollobrigida, a faculty member at the University of Arkansas Rome Center and adjunct professor for the J. William Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences, will serve as an art critic for the "Scultura OpeRosa Materia" art exhibition.

The exhibition is part of the International Roses' Prize of Rome. The prize, which was inaugurated in 1933, is one of the most prestigious prizes of its scope in the world and is commissioned by the City Hall of Rome.


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Book by Federico De Matteis and Luca Reale.

Introduction Davide Vitali, Panel Guests:  Orazio Carpenzano, Tonino Griffero e Walter Tocci.


In collaboration with Università La Sapienza



Greg Burke, director of the Holy See Press Office, spoke to University of Arkansas communication and journalism students studying at the university's Rome Center on April 4. The students met with Burke in the Vatican's public press room, near St. Peter's Basilica in the Vatican. Vatican City is the world headquarters of the Roman Catholic Church.


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