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All events will be held in the AUR Auditorium in Rome and also streamed online via Zoom. Please register, at the foot of this page, to attend live or virtually.

Kendra Schneider doesn't let challenges stand in her way. Once upon a time, she decided, "on a whim," she says, that she needed to study in Rome. She arrived at AUR with her young daughter in tow "without knowing anything or anyone..." and hasn't looked back since.

This is a graduate-level, 2-credit, 30-hour seminar.

Led by Professor Valentina Dorato, the one-credit field trip course has been designed to present students with differentiated views of Sicily and its relationship with the mafia, as the island continues to develop an overt culture of mafia opposition and an enhanced rule of law.

On November 28, 2022, The Italian Studies Program at The American University of Rome hosted sociolinguist and researcher Vera Gheno for a presentation on the topic of gender in the Italian language.

Delivered via Zoom, "Protecting Our Future - An Introduction to Cultural Heritage' is a six-hour program that will outline what Cultural Heritage is and why it matters.

The deadline for papers to be submitted for consideration for the "Novel Foods and Novel Food Production – a contribution to sustainability and food security?" has been extended to the 16th of December, 2022. 

Students of AUR's First-Year Studies program recently spent a day touring the Ecomuseo Casilino, the Mausoleum & Catacombs of Saint Helena, and the Migrant Museum in Casa Scalabrini - all in the Rome region of Tor Pignattara.

The speaker is an award-winning educator who has provided leadership training to public officials, non-profit leaders, and graduate students from across the globe.

This semester, the BS Travel & Tourism Management biannual field trip saw AUR students exploring sustainable tourism in South Tyrol, Italy’s northernmost province (and, some say, its best-kept secret). South Tyrol is an awe-inspiring land of contrasts, where the Mediterranean meets the monume