Freshmen Florence Experience

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Many American students envision their first year of college lugging textbooks around a new study hall or scrambling for a good seat in the cafeteria. For some students freshmen year of college can seem quite intimidating, but for others it is a year

ArtClash 2015

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Four LdM art students artwork were selected by Florence’s art curator to be on display on this years ArtClash. ArtClash is a prestigious exhibition organized by the Tuscan Region, and other universities in Florence, including LdM. The purpose of ArtClash

LdM Non-Traditional Students and their Challenges: How different are they?

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Students that decide to study abroad usually fall under the early 20s category, and are considered traditional students. However, more and more non-traditional students are attending college, and even study abroad in their late 20s, 30s, and 40s. A student

LdM Students- Culture Adjustments

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When studying abroad in Florence, Italy or wherever you decided to start your journey, you will experience a certain level of cultural shock. It differs from student to student but, know that you are not alone. Students studying in Florence

Event: Flash Mob San Lorenzo Steps to Happiness PART TWO

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LdM students organized a flash mob in front of the San Lorenzo church in Florence was to raise awareness amongst women to inform everyone that women around the world are not receiving and being forbidden an education. Participants were asked to

Event: Steps to Happiness- Flashmob Poetry

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Following the Flash mob that was organized earlier at the San Lorenzo church, LdM students were asked to prepare poetry about topics that were important to them and felt strongly about. This event was organized by the students enrolled in

Truffles of Tuscany

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It was the people that were living in the villages and farmers that first started using truffles in the Italian cuisine. Truffles can range from 10 to 4,500 euros per kilo, depending on the abundance of truffles that year. November is

LdM Students Thanksgiving

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Being abroad for holidays can be difficult and hard on everyone. A group of students studying abroad for the semester in Florence decided to remember the Thanksgiving holiday while away from their loved ones. Using products found in Florence and

New LdM courses of Sport Communication

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In concurrence with Marist College, LdM has launched a new sports-centered program for students. As part of the program there are four potential classes you can take. Sports Communication and Culture, Global Sports Marketing, Global Sport in Film, and Narrative/Multimedia

Pharmacy at Monastery of San Miniato

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Monks in the monastery of San Miniato make and sell their own products. The hand-made and home-made products are made individually, they even sell gelato during the summer season. The products are carefully mixed to make a range of oil extracts