A group of UA students, led by Dr. Mary Kay Meyer, associate dean of the College of Human Environmental Sciences, and Kim Boyle, assistant professor of hospitality management, spent a week in Bologna, Italy, on a culinary and history tour in May.
The group toured Bologna on its first full day.
Several UA students pose for a picture at the University of Bologna, the oldest university in the world.
Dr. Mary Kay Meyer and Kim Boyle prepare to make pasta for the evening’s three-course meal. The group made key ingredients for several dinners during the trip.
The group went on a truffle hunt through the hills of Romagna with a tour guide and his four-legged companion, Bill.
Bethany Brendlinger models a vintage gelato cart at the Gelato University.
Members of the group were able to make their own flavor of gelato from fresh fruits.
The weeklong trip to Italy was part of UA’s Education Abroad program. Planning for next year’s tour is already underway.
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