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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.

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 w

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.

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

As part of the Food, Rurality and Local Development course, students learned how Metafarm is trying to revitalize the rural landscape by engaging consumers in an alternative, experiential form of to

Students were guided students of the Sustainable Food Systems class through the vineyards, grotto, and winemaking facilities by Ludovico, one of the three Botti brothers who founded and run the enterprise.

Congratulations to Professor Gaia Cottino, whose project "Mountains as Laboratories of Coexistence. Migrations and Food cultures in the Maritime Alps" (Montagne laboratorio di Convivenza.

Friday 11 October, 2019. This conference is supported by the M.A. in Food Studies and the Center for Food Studies at The American University of Rome Graduate School.

This month, the Master in Food Studies warmly welcomed four employees of the Ministry of Food in Bangladesh to join the M.A. students for their January course, Nutrition Policies and Programs.