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MISTI Bikepacks the Atacama

By Shannon Wing ’22 When hearing about the Atacama Desert from my coworkers, I immediately knew that it was where I wanted to go for my one long weekend of the summer. Not until a few […]

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ONE-MA3 2018: A Day of Gypsum

By Samantha D’Alonzo ’21 Our morning started with a 6:30am alarm, layers of sunscreen, and lots and lots of bug spray – all in preparation for truffle hunting in the Aramengo woods! After a quick breakfast, […]

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MIT Great Barrier Reef Initiative – Australia Week 3

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ONE-MA3 2018: Venaria Reale

By Samantha D’Alonzo ’21 After a free day yesterday, the ONE-MA^3 group reunited in Turin this morning. We headed down to Venaria Reale. Venaria Reale is home to a 17th century complex comprising the Palace of […]

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ONE-MA3 2018: A Day Off in Rome

By Samantha D’Alonzo ’21 After several hectic but enjoyable days of fieldwork, the group was given a much needed off day. Part of the group went ahead to Turin, while part of the group stayed behind […]

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ONE-MA3 2018: Royal Roots of Torino

By Samantha D’Alonzo ’21 Our Friday in Turin started at the Valentino Palace, a complex rich with history and the current home of the ‘Politecnico di Torino’. The view from the second story of Valentino Palace […]

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ONE-MA3 2018: Pompeii for the Day

By Samantha D’Alonzo ’21 After gathering in the castle’s coveted ‘Wifi Room’ and watching a documentary on the explosion of Vesuvius last night, the One-MA^3 squad ventured out on a four-hour trek from Sermoneta to Pompeii, with a […]

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MIT Great Barrier Reef Initiative – Vlog 3

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ONE-MA3 2018: Gypsum Mines

By Samantha D’Alonzo ’21 This morning, we left the University of Turin for the 500-person town of Aramengo.   The view from our bedroom in Aramengo Staying at the university has been nice because we’ve gotten […]

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ONE-MA3 2018: Ancient Artisans in Training

By Sophie Cohen ’21 On Thursday, we dipped into the mindset of ancient Roman artisans and learned how to make traditional frescoes. Marco’s father, Gian Luigi, taught us the steps of making a fresco. He began […]

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