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The Center for Food Studies is pleased to welcome Elizabeth Goldstein, certified dietician nutritionist with an MSc in Clinical Nutrition from New York University, author of numerous articles on Nutrition and Wellness and lecturer on current developments in nutrition and their applications in pra

Rula Jebreal is an award-winning journalist, author, and foreign policy analyst who has received accolades for her groundbreaking work in Europe, the United States, and across the Middle East.

A British excavation has struck archaeological gold with a discovery that may solve the mystery of where the Queen of Sheba of biblical legend derived her fabled treasures.

On April 7, Prof Anna Sasso’s Global Fashion Marketing students indulged in a world of the Italian luxury at Castel Romano Designer Outlet, which is the perfect place to find your favorite brands at reduced prices.

An afternoon full of beautiful sights, wonderful food, flavorful wine, and intriguing conversations sounds like the perfect way to spend any sunny day in Italy.

Mary Beard has said she faced a “torrent of aggressive insults” on social media after posting messages asserting the ethnic diversity of Roman Britain.

Travel broadens the horizon, as the anonymous “they” tell us. But they omit to point out how digging deep beneath the earth’s surface can broaden even more.

Since the Federal Republic of Germany’s admission into NATO in 1955, German–American relations have been a cornerstone of transatlantic and European security and stability. Both Washington and pre-unification Bonn championed liberal democracy, free trade and fundamental civil and human rights.

On 27 April 2017 at the American University of Rome, Dr. Lyal S. Sunga honored the memory of the University’s late Professor, James Walston, with a public lecture titled "What is Democracy without Human Rights or the Rule of Law? Dr. Sunga first places the issue in philosophic and historical perspective and then explains how the rise of international human rights law arose in the aftermath of World War Two as a reaction against Nazi and Fascist abuse of democracy, human dignity and the rule of law. He then contrasts the success of the global human rights movement with the paucity of international norms on democratic governance and the rule of law since 1945. He contends that democratic governance today has to be measured by the extent to which it promotes and protects human rights and the rule of law. Finally, he reflects upon what democracy is without human rights or the rule of law, and takes questions from the audience.

AUR graduate Tiffany Burrafato (BUS ’17) has an extraordinary Event Management internship with the Rome Chamber Music Festival (http://www.romechamberfestival.org/en/) this summer, hosted in the magnificent Pietro da Cortona hall of the 17th century Palazzo BarberiniFounded and directed by American violinist Robert McDuffie, the prestigious Rome Chamber Music Festival is a celebration of classical and contemporary chamber music, and has become one of the most anticipated events on Rome’s cultural and social calendar.