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A myriad of sprouting greens and rows of olive trees mark the landscape of Azienda Agricola CA.SA. Yet, a closer look makes evident the detrimental impact of human intervention and urban processes on the quality and depletion of the soil—dusty, dry, and littered with debris.

Based on the Special Issue of the International Journal of Sociology of Food and Agriculture, produced as a result of the AUR Conference in 2019,  a diverse cohort of authors joined a trans-disciplinary conversation on how sustainable diets can help mitigate and adapt to climate change and how so

“How sales and its skills will help you succeed in marketing and business”
By Betelihem Mezgebe, Student Assistant to Business Program

Professor Marina Buening will be exhibiting in a new group exhibition in Rome during September and October in a very particular location, Porti Imperiali di Claudio e Trainao, the ancient harbor of Rome.

While working on a chapter for the recently published The Italian Legacy in Philadelphia: History, Culture, People, and Ideas (Temple University Press, Sept 2021), Professor Colletta discovered new information about one of the residents eternally resting in the so-called

For decades we have all been hearing about the demise of English departments, but the Bachelor's degree program in English Writing, Literature, and Publishing (EWLP) at The American University of Rome (AUR) continues to buck this trend and has become one of the fastest-growing majors at AUR.

The Discovery Channel’s popular archaeology series, ‘Unearthed’, now in its ninth season, features AUR professor, Valerie Higgins, in an episode first broadcast in the US on the Science Channel on July 11th.

The new members of AUR’s Board of Trustees bring a wealth of national and international experience in education, finance, business, politics, culture, and enterprise.

This specialized online course focuses on protecting heritage from deliberate attack & theft, and on ways to combat these threats while understanding the global networks that are often behind such attacks.

Around 60% of Italy's territory is classified as inland, marginalized areas. Here, a long-lingering crisis is unfolding that began in the 1970s where thousands of hectares of land have been abandoned due to migration.