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Anthropocene Scholarship

Since 2015, the number of food-insecure people has increased due to conflict, climate change, and downward trends in economic growth. To add perspective, Dr.

I first met George Soros in Tirana 20 years ago. His Open Society Foundations had little short of a holy status among young Albanians. The OSF had supported capacity building, and young Albanian professionals grasped the opportunity and started careers that were taken for granted in the West.

As part of the Food, Environment, and Society course, students attended the event "Putting Food Security and Nutrition at the Heart of Climate Action." The event showcased initiatives by both private sector and civil societ

There is now ample evidence that food provisioning is a major determinant of the unprecedented and possibly irreversible changes in ecosystems.

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.