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Upcoming Events

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Program Director of Art History and Religious Studis, Professor Dzalto presents his newest book “The Human Work of Art: A Theological Appraisal of Creativity and the Death of the Artist” with special guest speakers.


Italian Minister of Labor & Welfare to present as part of the Business Lecture Series. Minister Poletti will discuss the country’s labor policy and the recent reforms currently being implemented, designed to increase the employment opportunities for younger workers of Italy.


Director of the Archaeology Center at Stanford University, Professor Lynn Meskell will present on recent developments in UNESCO’s 1972 Convention World Heritage Concerning the Protection of the World Cultural and Natural Heritage, the work UNESCo World Heritage carries out in the face of fiscal challenges.


The Carlucci Forum – part of the Business Lecture Series – will hold a special event with Lee Oster.

Featured Stories

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AUR Promotes Fine Arts Director Breda Ennis to Full Professor

AUR Promotes Fine Arts Director Breda Ennis to Full Professor Professor Breda Ennis is considered Ireland’s leading artist in Italy having held exhibitions on both local and international platforms over the past three decades. Planting her roots in Italy initially with an Italian government scholarship at the Academy of Fine Arts in Rome, Prof. Ennis

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AUR Participates in Substantial Fundraising towards Upgrading Koha

Koha Receives substantial grant from EBSCO for enhancements to its web-based, open-source ILS. The American University of Rome played a fundamental role towards fundraising for the support which will, in part, integrate the Elasticsearch tool.

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How Does One Build a New Stadium in an Eternal City so Enamored with its History?

Dan Meis, tasked with tackling designs for the new AS Roma stadium, presented a lecture on what he has deemed his “most challenging” stadium creation.

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