The Paisano

Student Abroad Series: Italy

July 6, 2013

When signing up for study abroad in Italy, one might imagine white-marbled cities with extravagant pagan monuments on every street. However, this is quite the opposite. I was unrealistically expecting to visit Rome and see a city untouched after 2,000 years of existence. Don’t get me wrong, the It...

‘Great Conversation!’ promotes education and discussion on important topics.

February 26, 2013

What began as a small lecture series with the UTSA president has become UTSA’s signature “Great Conversation!” event—hosting 38 stimulating conversations between professors, community leaders and students.Harriett Romo, who founded the event, saw that there was a need to alter the event to incl...