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    Under the Tuscan Sun: July at the ADA

    by  • August 1, 2017 • Alumni, Student Life, Summer Arts Program, Uncategorized • 0 Comments

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    Under the Tuscan Sun: July at the ADA For the last month, two new programs, Accademia Summer Program: Learning Tuscany and the Collaborative Arts Lab, have shared the space at Villa Godiola. In Learning Tuscany, undergraduate students studied Landscape Painting, History of Renaissance Art, and Tuscan Treasures: from Gardens to Grapes, while the artists...

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    Beyond the Comfort Zone: Personal Growth Stories

    by  • April 24, 2017 • Dance Program, Student Life, Undergraduate Physical Theatre, Undergraduate Programs • 0 Comments

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    If we stay inside of what is comfortable and familiar, we will never grow. That, among many other life lessons, is what we hope our students will take away from their study abroad experience at the ADA. This week, ADALife bloggers Emily and Renelle are reflecting on which steps they took outside their comfort...

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    The Home Stretch: Spring Semester Reflections

    by  • April 13, 2017 • Dance Program, Student Life, Undergraduate Physical Theatre, Undergraduate Programs • 0 Comments

    Pictured from left: Michayla Kelly, Caroline Burden, Megan Hopkins, Briar White, Eliza Malecki, Tamar Reisner-Stehman
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    It’s already the middle of April, and we can’t believe it. As our students look ahead to departure day in just two short weeks, some ADALife bloggers have stopped to reflect on what they will miss most about life in the Villa and Arezzo, and also on their personal breakthrough moments this semester. Check...

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    Home Sweet Villa: An Inside Look!

    by  • March 3, 2017 • Student Life • 0 Comments

    A photo I took of Arezzo from the Teatrino on my first night back.

    This week, ADALife bloggers Mackenzie, Sophia, Carolyn, Briar, and Caroline decided that written words would not suffice in their efforts to convey their experience. Instead, they created a video interview featuring multiple ADA faculty and staff members! Click below to watch their video blog: Also, here is a photo by Carolyn Bonaccorsi taken from the...

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    The After: Dealing with Significant Events Abroad

    by  • November 14, 2016 • Music Program, Student Life, Undergraduate Programs • 0 Comments

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    When students consider what they will miss out on by choosing to study abroad, they of course think of time spent with family and friends, and then perhaps opportunities at their home institution. Still, the experiences students stand to gain by spending a semester overseas outweigh these things more often than not. For this reason, it...

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    Live and Learn: Tales from Fall Break

    by  • October 25, 2016 • Student Life, Undergraduate Programs • 0 Comments

    Pictured from left: Sydney Copeland-Goodman, Emma Peretz, Quintessa Meekins

    We can’t believe it, but the semester is already halfway over! This means our students have just returned from their various fall break destinations, including but not limited to France, Morocco, the Netherlands, the Czech Republic, England, Switzerland, and Germany! Despite some travel difficulties, our students maintained positive attitudes and managed to make the best...

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