Field trip to Siena – Assignment 7

A woman places a votive candle on a rack in the Duomo di Siena on Wednesday, June 8 2016. Candles are lit and placed at alters as a part of prayer.

A woman places a votive candle on a rack in the Duomo di Siena on Wednesday, June 8 2016. Candles are lit and placed at alters as a part of prayer.

A woman takes in the Libreria Piccolomini in the Duomo di Siena on Wednesday, June 8, 2016. The walls and ceiling of the Libreria Piccolomini are adorned with frescos by Pinturicchio completed in 1502 to honor the life of Pope Pius II.

A woman takes in the Libreria Piccolomini in the Duomo di Siena on Wednesday, June 8, 2016. The walls and ceiling of the Libreria Piccolomini are adorned with frescos by Pinturicchio completed in 1502 to honor the life of Pope Pius II.

A boy scares a pigeon in the Piazza del Campo in Siena, Italy on Wednesday, June 8, 2016. The Piazza was built in the late 1200’s and was the meeting place of Siena.

A boy scares a pigeon in the Piazza del Campo in Siena, Italy on Wednesday, June 8, 2016. The Piazza del Campo is the site of the Palio di Siena, a biannual bareback horse race.

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Robert “boB” Meyer – Assignment 4

Archaeologist Robert “boB” Meyer tosses another bucket of freshly sifted dirt into the discard pile at an underground cave excavation in Orvieto, Italy on Thursday, June 2, 2016. Meyer has been doing primarily cultural resource management (CRM) work for 25 years and was able to come volunteer at this excavtion with his wife, Kathy Meyer, an archaeologist of 17 years, through his friendship with Claudio Bizzarri.

Archaeologist Robert “boB” Meyer tosses another bucket of freshly sifted dirt into the discard pile at an underground cave excavation in Orvieto, Italy on Thursday, June 2, 2016. Meyer has been doing primarily cultural resource management (CRM) work for 25 years and was able to come volunteer at this excavation with his wife, Kathy Meyer, an archaeologist of 17 years, through his friendship with Claudio Bizzarri.

Field Trip to Naples, Pompeii and Paestum – Assignment 3

Two girls scrutinize a fountain while taking a tour of Pompeii on Friday, June 3, 2016. The ancient city of Pompeii was buried in the errupiton of Mount Vesuvius in 79 AD leaving a moment in time in a Roman city perfectly preserved.

Two girls scrutinize a fountain while taking a tour of Pompeii on Friday, June 3, 2016. The ancient city of Pompeii was buried in the eruption of Mount Vesuvius in 79 AD leaving a moment in time in a Roman city perfectly preserved.

A farmer works in the fields at Barlotti Caseficio in Paestum, Italy on Saturday, June 4, 2016. Barlotti Caseficio is known for producing Mozzarella di Bufala from water buffalo milk.

A farmer works in the fields at Barlotti Caseficio in Paestum, Italy on Saturday, June 4, 2016. Barlotti Caseficio is known for producing Mozzarella di Bufala from water buffalo milk.

Tired teenagers use each other for pillows in a courtyard at the Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Napoli in Naples, Italy on Friday, June 3, 2016. The museum houses a wide selection of ancient artifacts from Pompeii, Stabiae and Herculaneum.

Tired teenagers use each other for pillows in a courtyard at the Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Napoli in Naples, Italy on Friday, June 3, 2016. The museum houses a wide selection of ancient artifacts from Pompeii, Stabiae and Herculaneum.

Field Trip to Tivoli – Assignment 3

Two men begin to yell at a photographer for taking a photo of them chatting on a street corner in Tivoli, Italy on Wednesday, June 1, 2016. The Italian Constitution grants its citizens the right to “freely express his own ideas by way of words, writings and with any other means,” and the general legal consensus concludes that a person in a public space has no reasonable right to expect privacy and therefore can be photographed.

Two men begin to yell at a photographer for taking a photo of them chatting on a street corner in Tivoli, Italy on Wednesday, June 1, 2016. The Italian Constitution grants its citizens the right to “freely express his own ideas by way of words, writings and with any other means,” and the general legal consensus concludes that a person in a public space has no reasonable right to expect privacy and therefore can be photographed.

Two boys kick at each other on a swing set in park in Tivoli, Italy on Wednesday, June 1, 2016. Tivoli is a town along the Aniene River in the Sabine Hills which enjoys an expansive view of the Roman Campagna.

Two boys kick at each other on a swing set in park in Tivoli, Italy on Wednesday, June 1, 2016. Tivoli is a town along the Aniene River in the Sabine Hills which enjoys an expansive view of the Roman Campagna.

A young girl looks back at her father behind an impressive fountain at the Villa d’Este in Tivoli, Italy on Wednesday, June 1, 2016. The Villa d’Este was commissioned by Cardinal Ippolito II d’Este in 1550.

A young girl looks back at her father behind an impressive fountain at the Villa d’Este in Tivoli, Italy on Wednesday, June 1, 2016. The Villa d’Este was commissioned by Cardinal Ippolito II d’Este in 1550.

Field Trip to Rome – Assignment 1

Assignment 1 Field Trip Rome JOUR 497 Summer 2016

A beggar holding a rosary kneels on the sidewalk leading from the Roman Forum to the Coliseum in Rome, Italy on Friday, May 27, 2016. Homelessness rates increased dramatically after the Italian economic crisis and the number of homeless people was estimated to be 48,000 in 2014. (Photo by Rebecca Noble)

Assignment 1 Field Trip Rome JOUR 497 Summer 2016

Vistors look out at the Coliseum in Rome, Italy on Friday, May 27, 2016. Construction began in 72 AD under emperor Vespasian and was completed in 80 AD under Titus. (Photo by Rebecca Noble)

Assignment 1 Field Trip Rome JOUR 497 Summer 2016

A couple gazes out at Rome, Italy from the Coliseum on Friday, May 27, 2016. The Coliseum is situated in the center of Rome and is one of the most popular tourist destinations in the world. (Photo by Rebecca Noble)