AUR Adjunct Professor Marco Conti was interviewed as an expert in early Christian history for the Smithsonian Channel series “Sacred Sites” and is expected to appear in the episode on the Cathedral of Santiago de Compostela in Spain.
On July 4th 2018 Prof. Sottilotta was interviewed by Al Jazeera English on the tensions emerging within Italy's coalition government due to disagreement on how to manage the flow of asylum seekers trying to reach Italy's shores by boat via the central Mediterranean route. While anti-immigration minister of interiors Salvini is successfully monopolizing the attention of the public acting as a de facto prime minister, the Five Star Movement appears to be divided: its leader Di Maio is officially supporting Salvini's hard line, but other leading figures within the Five Star Movement, especially Roberto Fico (speaker of the Chamber of Deputies) are expressing opposite views and praising the work of NGOs which are rescuing asylum seekers in the Mediterranean.
Professor Timothy Joseph Allen, adjunct faculty in the Art History program and professional oil painter, led an international group of artists for a seven-day painting workshop at Castello di Potentino, a medieval castle in Tuscany.
This summer has been an exciting one for soccer fans - and, with his newly earned B.S. in Business Administration, graduate Michael Zaitz is celebrating his own soccer success working for the Major League Soccer National Sales Center (MLS-NSC) in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
An international jury announced winners of an art competition on UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) at the residence of the Swiss Ambassador Thomas Kolly on Thursday May 10. Each of the four winners and 25 finalists were given cash prizes, certificates and other gifts.