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AUR Alumna Kate Fantozzi (M.A. Food Studies 2017) is currently working in the office of U.S.

Brian Daniels, an adjunct professor on the Sustainable Cultural Heritage M.A., was recently called to give evidence on June 23rd, 2017 to the House Banking Committee, which is the committee of the US House of Representatives that oversees the financial services industry.

The sixth annual London Conference in Critical Thought (LCCT), hosted by the School of Law and Social Sciences at London South Bank University, will offer a space for an interdisciplinary exchange of ideas for scholars who work with critical traditions and concerns.

As one of the first four graduate students at the American University of Rome, I, along with my peers, had the privilege of discovering the nature of the Sustainable Cultural Heritage program as it happened.

On Tuesday, March 1st, Professor Peter Struck, Associate Professor of Classical Studies at of the University Pennsylvania presented a lecture entitled “Penelope’s Dream: Homer’s Odyssey and the Language of Divine Signs”.

The Food Studies Master’s Program welcomed two officials from Bioversity International, Senior Scientist, Danny Hunter, and Director of Strategic Partnerships and External Engagement, Richard China, on Monday September 5th.

Syed Saifyullah visited the Food Studies Master’s students in their Food, Environment, and Society class on Monday, 26 September, to join their discussion about structural transformation. Mr.

Professor Georgia Shaver visited the Food, Environment and Society class on Monday, 3 Oct. to share with the students of the Masters in Food Studies Program an overview of the history and work of the UN World Food Programme (WFP).

The students in the master’s program in Food Studies traveled to Torino this fall to attend the Terra Madre Salone del Gusto, an international conference hosted by the City of Torino and Slow Food which brings together policy makers, chefs, farmers, activists, students, and others from e