Italian culture has been close to my heart from a young age. Both sides of my family are Italian, and six of my eight great-grandparents emigrated from Italy to the United States through Ellis Island in the 1920s. My family has passed down hints of our Italian culture including pasta and sauce recipes and a love for traditional Italian music. That's why, when I first toured … [Read more...] about Finding Myself and Family Roots in Florence
Charlie Engelmann, director of Asia programming for International Programs, greets a student in the IP office Nov. 4. The IP office has started accepting students into the summer 2023 and academic year 2023-24 programs. Photo by Lucian Himes International Programs is continuing to receive student applications and send out decisions, which will continue throughout the fall … [Read more...] about IP Decisions Ignite Excitement and Anticipation Among Students
Pepperdine unveiled the first look at the new International Program location in Hauteville on Sept. 13. The campus is expected to open in fall of 2023 wrote Gary Hanson, executive vice president of Pepperdine, in a Sept. 16 email to the Graphic. Photo courtesy of Pepperdine Pepperdine pulled back the curtain on the Château d'Hauteville during their new campus unveiling Sept. … [Read more...] about Pepperdine Reveals First Look at New Switzerland Campus
The view from Pepperdine's Villa in Florence, Italy. The University altered the summer 2022 program in Florence due to COVID-19 restrictions. Photo courtesy of Melanie Calderon Pepperdine altered the summer 2022 Florence International Program due to new COVID-19 restrictions, according to a Feb. 10 email from International Programs to all summer 2022 Florence participants. … [Read more...] about Pepperdine Alters Florence Summer Program Due to COVID Regulations
Via Apple Podcasts | Via SoundCloud | Via Spotify The loss of the Shanghai Program is felt by many, but many questions surround why the program closed to begin with. With Shanghai Senior Alumni Kau'i Aguiar, Derek Pinto and Pamela Lim, The Melanated Muckraker explores what Shanghai meant to many, concerns about the Pepperdine Administration and what the possible cultural … [Read more...] about Goodbye Shanghai; But Why?