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It is often said that New York is a city only for the very rich or for the very poor. The New York of the rich is a vertical metropolis, the other one - the one I presented as a guest lecturer to Food Studies students - is horizontal.

From Sunday April 14th to Monday April 15th, the Peace Studies Cohort traveled to Brindisi in Puglia where they had the opportunity to visit the United Nations Humanitarian Response Depot (UNHRD) and the United Nations Global Service C

The M.A. Food Studies students were excited to return to the Food and Agriculture Organization of the UN (FAO) on April 4 for the annual George McGovern lecture, presented this year by Dr. Christopher B. Barrett of Cornell University.

Congratulations to AUR Graduate School alumna Victoria Rose (M.A. Food Studies class of 2018) on starting a new job with USAID in Washington, D.C. and presenting her Master’s thesis at a conference in Budapest.

There was no April fooling when the M.A. Food Studies students visited Agricoltura Nuova on Monday, April 1, as part of their Sustainable Food Systems course.

Like much of the Abruzzo, Umbria, and Lazio regions, the towns of Amatrice and Compotosto are still recuperating from an earthquake that struck in August 2016 and demolished what were once some thriving tourist destination.

On April 3, 2019, the MA Program in Food Studies and the Center for Food Studies hosted a guest lecture on 'Eating for 1.5°C: Contested pathways to ‘cooler’ diets' by Dr Colin Sage, Department of Geography, UCC & Chair of the Cork Food Policy Council.

AUR is very happy to congratulate Anjum Malik (M.A. Sustainable Cultural Heritage 2019) on her newly appointed position with the Pakistan Higher Education Commission (HEC) as special assistant to the Chairman, Dr. Tariq Banuri.

During AUR’s spring break 2019, Sustainable Cultural Heritage students were immersed in an intensive week of learning about conservation planning. The course included both lectures and on-location demonstrations of how cultural site managers perform conservation.

The Food Writing Across Media class kicked off spring break with a tour of Roman markets last Saturday.