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September 26, 2017
NEWS

Tuscan American Association welcomes US students

Ceremony to be held in the Salone dei Cinquecento
April 21, 2017
NEWS

Fondazione Meyer sending medical students abroad

Italy is betting on the young: thanks to a project by Fondazione Meyer, 24 young Italian medical students will go abroad to gain practical experience in some of the top children’s hospitals in Europe and the world. The “innovators” are all under 40 years old, some even under 30, who are currently working at Florence’s […]
May 11, 2016
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Florida students animate the David

Michelle Yi and Yaron Farkash, of the Ringling College of Art and Design in Sarasota, Florida, have made a gently humorous short film, “The D in David”, which has taken the Internet by storm.
September 10, 2015
LIFESTYLE

A letter to students in Florence

A university colleague recently asked me, ‘So what’s your other shtick—all writing professors have another shtick?’ I looked at him with a raised eyebrow and said ‘Art conservation,’ to which he responded by raising his eyebrow. Art is my passion and the
April 30, 2015
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US students awarded with Florence study holiday

Eighteen students from some of the most troubled schools in New York, Los Angeles and Detroit will come to Florence for a study holiday.   Organized by the Palazzo Strozzi Foundation USA, the Palazzo Strozzi High School Renaissance Award, now in its fifth year, will bring students to Florence for
LIFESTYLE

FIT students end the semester in style

Students from the Fashion Institute of Technology’s Florence study abroad program will present their final projects on Wednesday, April 29 at 5pm at the Stibbert Museum. These second year fashion design students are graduating with their Associate degrees this spring, after spending either one semester or one year
December 4, 2014
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Florence Erasmus students stand together against the Charlie Hebdo attack

Florence responded immediately to the shooting that took place on January 7 at French satirical weekly Charlie Hebdo's office in Paris.   A group of university students, workers and tourists stood together in piazza Santa Croce as a mark of solidarity against the attack. Organized over social media by
January 30, 2014
NEWS

Welcome students!

If you are new to Florence, welcome! The Florentine is your passport to explore the city, packed with news, events and tips on how to make the most of your time in this beautiful place we are lucky to call home, whether for a semester or for life.   If
October 24, 2013
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Students welcome!

Students from American universities and those attending Erasmus programmes were given a hearty welcome to Florence by representatives from local organisations, including the Tuscan American Association, ESN Florentia and Florence City Council. American students attended an evening event in the Salone del Cinquecento at Palazzo Vecchio, while Erasmus students spent
June 20, 2013
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Palazzo Strozzi awards U.S. students

Fourteen American high school students have been selected to study in Italy through the Palazzo Strozzi Foundation USA, in cooperation with New York City Department of Education.   This year, the annual Palazzo Strozzi High School Renaissance Award, which began in 2010, coincides with the Italian year of culture in