On Wednesday, May 25th, The American University of Rome is proud to host Andrea Canepari as he presents his latest publication, "The Italian Legacy in Philadelphia: History, Culture, People, and Ideas" published by Temple University Press to the public and an invited audience at the Centro Studi Americani in Rome. Over a long and distinguished care...

The American University of Rome (AUR) is pleased to announce the conferral of an honorary doctorate degree on Stanley Tucci, the Italian-born American actor, writer, and film producer, known for his roles in The Devil Wears Prada, The Lovely Bones, The Hunger Games, and Supernova among many others.  Video-linked from his home in London on Friday, M...

The President and Board of Trustees of The American University of Rome today announced that actor, writer, and producer, Stanley Tucci, has been nominated as their honorary degree recipient for 2021. The degree will be conferred at their annual commencement ceremony on 21 May 2021.  In making the announcement, AUR’s President, Dr. Scott Sprenger, s...

Ex-Chairman of The American University of Rome and the National Italian American Foundation, Gabriel (Gabe) Battista, has been posthumously awarded the degree of Doctor of Humane Letters Honoris Causa. Gabriel Battista was the Chairman of AUR’s trustees from 2012 to 2020 and a Board member since 2006. Gabriel’s son, Stephen Battista, accepted the d...

World Cup Champion and Treble Winner, Marco Materazzi becomes the Director of Coaching at Soccer Management Institute, one of the most prestigious Sports Institutes in Europe. In partnership with the American University of Rome, Soccer Management Institute aims to develop the next generation of sports professionals, attracting students from all ove...

Last December I had the pleasure of attending the College Life Italia award ceremony, here in Rome. There were many boys who had finished showing their soccer skills, hoping to be chosen by American university coaches who had arrived from America. After I had provided an award to one of their boys, some parents came to ask me about College Life Ita...

L’emergenza Covid stravolge un sistema culturale e economico che vale più di 700 milioni: è quello alimentato dalle Università americane che hanno sede e programmi di studio in Italia, più di 160 istituti basati soprattutto a Roma (una sessantina) e Firenze (una cinquantina) che accolgono ogni anno circa 35mila studenti stranieri e danno lavoro a 1...

The American University of Rome (AUR) has named Dr Scott Sprenger as its new President, succeeding Dr Richard Hodges, who is retiring after more than a decade in the position. President-elect Sprenger, who will assume the post of AUR President on 1 July, is currently Dean of the College of Arts & Humanities at Weber State University in Ogden, Utah....

Tuesday June 4 2019, 18:00. 1300 Pennsylvania Ave NW. Washington DC DC 20004. Free - registration required. The American University of Rome (AUR), as part of its 50th Anniversary Lecture Series '50 Years of Living Ideas', will host a conversation with Larry Sonsini and Dr. Richard Hodges OBE. Called by Business week “the most sought after lawyer in...