Nitze Alumni: Where are they now?

Lisa in the Peace Corps in Kenya

The world finds Nitze Scholars in a wide range of walks of life. Cookie cutters have their place...in the kitchen.

The Nitze Experience

JaVon and Emily learning how things work in Senegal

The Paul H. Nitze Program offers:

  • three special seminars for each student
  • cultural outings to DC/Baltimore paid for by the program
  • special meetings with high-profile campus visitors
  • an international study tour paid for by the program
  • a stipend of $3000 per year for participants

Italy Study Tour Itinerary

January 2003
Linda Hall, History
Michael Taber, Philosophy

Jan 2

By air from Baltimore or Washington to Rome.

Jan 3

Arrival Rome noon: Transfer via coach arranged by travel agent to centrally located hotel in Rome. Walking tour. Overnight with breakfast in Hotel Palation.

Jan 4 Rome

Walking tour of ancient Rome, incl. Forum, Coliseum. Overnight with breakfast in Hotel Palatino.

Jan 5 Rome

Ancient Rome continue walking tour (also local subway) incl. St. Peter's Cathedral. Overnight with breakfast at Hotel Palatino.

Jan 6 Rome/Naples

By coach (with the alumni group) we depart for Naples to stay in the Hotel Santa Marta near Naples—a splendid location and very safe area. Dinner and overnight.

Jan 7 Naples

Guided excursion with private coach to Herculaneum. Dinner/overnight in Santa Marta.

Jan 8 Naples

Full day visit with local guide and private coach to Pompeii. Dinner/overnight in Santa Marta.

Jan 9 Naples

Full day visit (guide + coach) continue Pompeii. Dinner/overnight in Santa Marta.

Jan 10 Naples/Rome

After visit to the National Archaeological Museum in Naples, depart from Naples by private coach (shared with the alumni group) for Rome. Overnight with breakfast at Hotel Palatino.

Jan 11 Rome

Guided visit of the Vatican Museum, coach plus any other visits or museum of interest to you. Overnight with breakfast at Hotel Palatino.

Jan 12 Rome

Day tour via coach to Hadrian's Villa at Tivoli and Villa d'Este (Guide can be provided if needed) Overnight with breakfast at Hotel Palatino.

Jan 13 Rome

Excursion by the local underground to Ostia Antica. (Guide not included - can be provided at extra charge). Overnight with breakfast at Hotel Palatino.

Jan 14 Rome

Guided visit by local public bus or subway in the Domus Aurora (Nero's Palace - only 9/10 persons at a time after special permit). The other participants could meanwhile visit Borghese Gallery. Overnight with breakfast at Hotel Palatino.

Jan 15 Rome

Guided excursion by private coach/guide to the Baths of Caracalla, and the Ancient Via Appia with Scipio's Tomb, Arch of Crusus, Appian Gate, Remains of Imperial Tombs. Circus of Emperor Maxentius, Tomb of Cecilia Metella, Tomb of Romulus and the Catacombs of St. Callixtus or of Sebastan or of St. Domitilla and St. Peter in Chains (Moses by Michelangelo) Overnight with breakfast at Hotel Palatino.

Jan 16 Rome - USA

Morning transfer via coach arranged by travel agent to airport for return flight to the U.S.