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On the evening of September 25, 2019, a memorial to Peter Tompkins, an American-born, European-educated spy, was unveiled on the main campus of The American University of Rome.

Located just outside of Rome, the CAR acts as the largest distribution point for food in Italy and the fourth in Europe. The center is a hub for retailers to come and purchase fresh produce and fish that has been checked for quality, labeled and packaged accordingly.

The M.A. Cultural Heritage Students took their first fieldtrip of the semester to the historic Umbrian hilltop town of Amelia on Monday September 16, 2019.

One of the most memorable evenings at AUR was the occasion in 2013 when we awarded Andrea Camilleri with an honorary degree. It was a particular thrill for me as I have long cherished his books.

The M.A. Program in Peace Studies organized an end-of-semester field trip to the Balkans, one of Europe's regions of recent conflicts and tensions.

Rome has recently been the victim of numerous incidents of fallen trees across the capital, causing costly damage and creating serious hazards.

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.