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Graduate Students in the Food Studies program traveled to Todi on November 5th to spend the day visiting two agriturismi in the Umbrian hills.

On January 19th The American University of Rome and FAO jointly presented a Seminar to launch the forthcoming publication by Harold Alderman, AUR Visiting Professor, and Lia Fernald The Nexus of Nutrition and Early Child Development.

By introducing the socio-anthropological concept of food as aliment, namely natural elements culturally elaborated and consumed within the framework of social codified practices, Professor Nicolosi’s lecture focused on two main issues: the western society as an “orthorexic society” and f

Drawing from management theory and the knowledge acquired through the Master’s in Food Studies, Demo Demandante explained the problem of water security to students of a course on Principles of Management (MGT201) and students of the course on Sustainable Food: Governance, policies an

AUR hosted its annual food conference on October 14, 2016. Attendees from countries around Europe and representing a diverse selection of disciplines gathered to spend the day discussing this year’s theme, Democratizing Food Governance.

The American University of Rome is elated to announce that Alice Waters has been confirmed as the Honorary Degree Recipient for the Graduating Class of 2015.