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You can still apply to AUR’s Undergraduate or Graduate School for Fall 2014. Start your road to Rome today!


How Can Rome Turn Charlemagne’s Legacy into a Financial Asset?

NEW! Now featuring the conference video.
“I left Rome inspired and highly motivated by everyone’s knowledge and enthusiasm for [Charlemagne]. I have made many interesting professional connections and met new friends.”


In Memoriam: Professor James Walston 1949-2014

If you have not yet had the chance, we invite you to share with us your memories of James on his memorial web page. A heartfelt thank you to all who attended the service in the AUR garden.

Upcoming Events

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Arrivals Week
7:00 am

Students attending the Fall 2014 semester begin arriving at AUR.


A celebration of the 300th anniversary of the publication of The Fable of The Bees (1714). Organized by Andrea Branchi (The American University of Rome), Arthur Weststeijn (Koninklijke Nederlands Instituut Rome) and Mauro Simonazzi (Universita degli Studi di Camerino).


Liisa Liimatainen presents the condition of women and youth in Saudi Arabia, affected by the presence of tribes, sheiks, and a conservative interpretation of Islam.


In the second IR Special Guest Seminar, Dr. Jack Caravelli, former C.I.A. official and White House National Security Council Staff Director, provides his insight.

Featured Stories

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Prof Kathleen Fitzsimmons Honored by USA Girl Scouts

Prof. Kathleen Fitzsimmons has been awarded the Thanks Badge for above-and-beyond dedication to the Girl Scout movement in the area of adult training.

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Making The Deal: From The Classroom to The Corporate World

Isaac Harrouche, a study abroad student from Boston’s Northeastern University, joined AUR’s summer session course MKT 315 Sales Management with Professor Sonnabend this July.

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The Poet and the Princess: A Visit to the Archivio di Stato di Firenze

Prof. Paul Gwynne and AUR Italian Studies major, Kristen Hook, have recently been conducting research in the Archivio di Stato di Firenze (ASF). The two have been working together since last spring, when they first embarked upon the joint translation of 26 letters written by Francesco Sperulo, neo-Latin poet and diplomat, to Francesco Maria I della Rovere, Duke of Urbino.

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