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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.

This once-in-a-lifetime opportunity will see an intimate group of alumni and university-friends guided around the world-heritage sites of Albania by Dr. Richard Hodges.

From the months of September to November I interned in the physical anthropology laboratory in the Pigorini Museum. I got to work with Neolithic skeletal remains that were excavated in Northern Italy and sent down to the museum to be cleaned and analyzed.

On Monday November 12th, 2018, the Peace Studies M.A. hosted its second lecture in the Peace Studies Lecture Series. The lecture, Faith and Politics: Russia – Georgia – Ukraine, was given by H.E. Dr.

Dr Maria Grazia Quieti, Director of the Master in Food Studies, has been invited to be the keynote speaker at the Consultative Meeting on Improving Policy Development in Aquaculture in Support of Food Security, Nutrition and Poverty Eradication, organized by the Fisheries and Aquaculture

From horses to history: How one alumna found her passion at AUR
and made an easy jump to graduate school

On Wednesday, November 14, 2018, the American University of Rome hosted an evening of lectures as part of the Frontinus Society’s conference “De Aquaeductu Urbis Romae.

On a field trip to the Gran Sasso e Monti della Laga National Park, students went to the very heart of the Apennine Mountains going from Rome's sea level to an altitude of more than 4,900 feet or 1,500 meters.

One of the many benefits of studying at AUR is, not only do you have access to all the wonders of Rome, but also Europe’s great capital cities are just a few hours away by plane.