Quarantine to quarantine: Fall Rome students arrive on campus

Sep 29, 2020 169

BY: Joseph Bremer and Charles Spurgin

After a long six months empty in the hills of Marino, Italy, the Due Santi Campus finally welcomed students Sunday, Sept. 12.   In the midst of travel restrictions and COVID-19 safety protocols, classics professor and vice president, dean and director of the Rome programs Dr. Peter Hatlie said that it was a real possibility that the campus would not open to students this fall.

 “I was worried we wouldn’t open again,” Hatlie said.  “Of the 40,000 or so American students that were going to study in Italy this fall, I believe less than a thousand actually got to.”  Of those, 79 are students from the University of Dallas.

 

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SOURCE: http://udallasnews.com

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