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Upcoming Events

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Bronwyn Sweeney (BUS ’07), currently a copywriter with MRM Meteorite in London, will kick off the Fall Business Speaker Series, with a talk focusing on her career as an advertising copywriter.


A fundraising event in memory of Professor James Walston, all proceeds of the event benefit the James Walston Scholarship.


Participate in or join us for one of AUR’s most thrilling and talent-filled events.


The IR Special Guest Seminar III welcomes Dr Francesco Aureli (Save the Children) who will present the Millenium Develoment Goals and the debate on the post-2015 global alignment for International Development.

Featured Stories

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Mary Beard’s Hilariously Delivered Special Lecture

AUR’s Honorary Alumna Dr. Mary Beard returned to Rome for a special lecture on her book Laughter in Ancient Rome: On Joking, Tickling, and Cracking Up.

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Kelsea Brennan-Wessels (Comm 2008) Talks Space and Communication

The European Space Agency is holding an exhibition at the Palazzo delle Esposizioni in Rome entitled ‘My Planet from Space: Fragility and Beauty’ for which Kelsea wrote the original editorial content. The exhibition, open until November 2nd, examines the fragility of our planet and the impact of climate change through satellite images.

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Archaeology and Epic: Butrint and Ugolino Verino’s Carlias

Pres. Hodges and Prof. Gwynne combine their areas of expertise to write an intriguing essay which considers how archeological and literary sources combine to construct an image of the Epirote port of Butrint in Verino’s neo-Latin epic Carlias.

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