Florence

Mayor of Florence Italy says FSU students signal the city’s recovery

Florida State University’s Study Abroad program in Florence, Italy, is one of just a handful of international programs currently operating in the country.  For the Mayor of Florence, Dario Nardella, that’s a fact worth celebrating, even if it’s a modest, mask-wearing, socially distanced affair.  On Feb. 12, Nardella stood inside of FSU’s newly renovated study center […]

Historic Florentine palace to become new home of FSU International Programs Italy

Early next summer, Florida State University International Programs Italy will enter the future by stepping 500 years into the past. In June, renovations are to be completed on the Palazzo Bagnesi Falconeri, a 37,000-square-foot palace in the heart of Florence that dates to the time of Michelangelo. FSU will move its Florence study center to […]

Florentine museum to showcase artifacts from FSU archaeological site

New Discoveries Tell History of Italy’s Chianti Region A new exhibition opening this June at the Florence National Archaeological Museum will feature nearly 300 ancient items excavated from the Florida State University-operated archaeological site Cetamura del Chianti. The exhibition reveals the ancient history of the Chianti region, said Nancy de Grummond, the M. Lynette Thompson […]