Sono stati resi noti ieri sera i nomi degli studenti vincitori del contest “Il cioccolato parla italiano: Perugia-Miami per il 25°” nato per festeggiare il compleanno di Eurochocolate nell'ambito del progetto COIL fra l'Università per Stranieri di Perugia e la Florida International University di Miami.  Gli studenti stranieri che studiano la lingua...

Umbria is a small Italian region located in the heart of the peninsula. It isn’t bathed by the sea, but Lake Trasimeno makes up for this lack, representing an attraction for bathers and gourmets who want to eat fresh fish. The area then, may not be known for its coasts, but has many other things to offer. One of these is an event dedicated to choco...

As one of the main musical events in Italy, Umbria Jazz is renowned internationally for high quality performances and a beautiful location in the city of Perugia. Celebrating its 45th anniversary this summer, the Umbria Jazz festival presented more than 500 artists in 250 concerts in various venues throughout the city, attracting an audience of ove...

The lineup for the second annual Umbria in Sugar Land, an Italian film festival, was announced this week. The festival will be held Oct. 26-28, and screenings will take place at the Sugar Land Auditorium, 226 Lakeview Drive, Sugar Land. The opening film, “Friends by Chance,” tells a coming-of-age story about a hot-headed 22-year-old troublemaker an...

From February 2018, the journey between Perugia and Milan will take little more than three hours. Trenitalia is to introduce the first direct high-speed train link between the capitals of Umbria and Lombardy, the rail company confirmed this week. The service will run seven days a week with stops in Florence, Bologna and Turin. According to the plan...

Il professor Brunangelo Falini, direttore della struttura complessa di ematologia con trapianto di midollo osseo dell'ospedale di Perugia, ha ricevuto a New York il 'Prize for Excellence in Medicine', del valore di 50.000 dollari, dall'Italian-American Cancer Foundation, con la motivazione che "i suoi studi fondamentali di genomica sulla leucemia a...

The Etruscan city and capital of the 'green heart of Italy' is often the focus for tourists who visit the central Italian province of Umbria. But from the high valley of the River Tiber to the shores of Lake Trasimeno, northern Umbria has much more to offer. When it comes to northern Umbria, Perugia tends to hog all the news. And for good reason. T...

While Perugia is the capital city of both Umbria and the province of Perugia, it remains a largely underrated destination in Italy. Located in the center of the boot, it isn’t overcrowded with tourists or commercial shops, making it a charming, genuine locale to explore. One of Perugia’s main draws is its rich history. This Umbrian city was one of...

Sindelt Flores ’18, a Business major at Marymount Manhattan College and member of the College’s Higher Education Opportunity Program (HEOP), recently completed a semester abroad at the Umbra Institute, an American study abroad institution in Perugia, Italy. Before leaving Perugia, Flores sat with Umbra staff to talk about her time in Italy, a conve...

Padre Armando Pierini nacque nel 1908 a Magione, nella frazione di Agello, in provincia di Perugia. I suoi genitori erano di umili origini contadine. Ragazzo di spiccata intelligenza e di grande carattere entrò nelle simpatie del Parroco del paese. Questi convinse i genitori a mandarlo a studiare, nel 1922, in Seminario. Terminato il Ginnasio Arman...