Carbs and Culture

Classics Professor Salvador Bartera serves up freshly cooked pasta to First Year Experience students after an Italian cooking lesson.
Photo by Megan Bean

Salvador Bartera, an Italy native and assistant professor in MSU's Department of Classical and Modern Languages and Literatures, gives a lesson on cooking authentic pasta as part of his "Italy's Food (and) Culture" First Year Experience class. The First-Year Experience program at MSU allows first-year students to earn one hour of course credit by choosing from a list of seminar topics ranging from a wide variety of disciplines.