FUA Information Session

Florence is in your future! Join us at this information session to meet Florence University of the Arts representative, Grace Joh! FUA alumni and prospective study abroad students are welcome to attend this meet and greet session on September 22 from 10-12. Alumni- share your experiences of being abroad to potential students, and future study... Continue Reading →


Italian Slang and Terms to Know

The Italian romance language is prevalent almost everywhere in the world. Luckily, the vocabulary words and phrases are all fairly similar wherever you may go. Though there are some different pronunciations and functions for words depending on the country you go to. For now, I present to you some very important Italian slang and terms... Continue Reading →

The Best Decision and The Best Advice- Hannah H.

Hannah H. studied abroad at one of our partner universities, Florence University of the Arts, in Florence, Italy during the Fall 2016 semester. Going abroad soon? Read about her adventures and advice below: During the Fall semester of 2016, I had the opportunity to study abroad in Florence, Italy at Florence University of the Arts.... Continue Reading →

Faculty-Led Informational Meeting – Italy

Anyone interested in a Faculty-Led trip to the Italy through the Honors Program with Ms. Bisch should attend an informational meeting next Tuesday, April 18 at 4:15pm in Pickerl Hall, room 113. The trip will occur May 17-29, 2018. Any questions can be answered at this meeting or by contacting Ms. Bisch directly.

Learning the Language: Italian in Florence- Gabrielle C.

Gabrielle C. studied abroad during the Fall 2016 semester at one of our partner universities, Florence University of the Arts (FUA). She took many cultural perspectives courses at FUA, but also continued her studies of the Italian language. Here is what she has to say about her studies of Italian in Italy: Since Florence is... Continue Reading →

Fall Semester FUA Courses Available

The fall semester courses at Florence University of the Arts are now available! If you are interested in studying abroad at FUA next fall, you can now start working on your Academic Planning Form and pre-approve your course choices. The Fall 2017 courses are available online and can be viewed here. By using the pull-down... Continue Reading →

Sycamore Spotlight: Elinor Balensuela

This month’s Sycamore Spotlight is on student worker Elinor Balensuela. She has traveled twice through the Study Abroad Office, once on a study abroad semester in England and a second time on a faculty-led trip to China.   I’m Elinor Balensuela. I’m a Senior English Major who has worked in the Study Abroad Office for... Continue Reading →

New Year’s Eve Around the World

It's New Year's Eve and while countries around the world prepare to celebrate, or already have celebrated, the new year, we are anxiously awaiting midnight here at ISU. As we count down, here are some awesome articles about New Years Eve around the world!! This article talks about many traditions that are common on New Years... Continue Reading →

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