Rome facilities

The Rome Global Gateway is located in Via Ostilia—in the heart of the Eternal City—one block from the Colosseum. The newly renovated, 32,000 square-foot facility serves as a hub supporting the academic, educational, and cultural mission of the University. The Gateway fosters research and graduate education and develops and maintains institutional relations with universities, educational foundations, and organizations in Italy, Europe, and the Mediterranean, as well as with the Holy See. The Gateway also hosts and organizes a rich variety of education abroad opportunities for students.

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Interning in Rome for the U.S. Missions: a unique opportunity

Author: Costanza Montanari

The best way for students to be an active part of the city and use their linguistic and academic knowledge in a working environment is to do an internship, and what better place to start than one of the top three U.S. presences in Italy?

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As a matter of fact, four Notre Dame students studying abroad in Rome have had the opportunity to intern at the U.S. Embassy in Italy, the U.S. Embassy to the Holy See, and the U.S. Mission to the UN Agencies in Rome, and more are to come.

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Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Thursday, February 23, 2017

OVI Video Conference Seminar - Theodore J. Cachey Jr.


Location: Rome Global Gateway

February 23, 2017

Theodore J. Cachey Jr.:  "La Commedia come 'mappamundi' " ("The Commedia as 'mappamundi'")

Se il tropo di definire la Commedia una sorta di mappamondo è un luogo comune, penso tuttavia che sia giusto dire che gli studi danteschi debbano ancora pienamente esplorare le implicazioni della nuova storia della cartografia per come potrebbe far luce su Dante come autore cartografico, e che ci siano significative scoperte ermeneutiche ancora da fare da questo punto di vista.…

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Saturday, February 25, 2017

Metaphysical Aspects of Nature: Thomistic and Contemporary Perspectives

Location: Rome Global Gateway

February 25, 2017

The question of how we should understand “nature” is especially pressing in our time, and has applications to a diverse range of philosophical issues ranging from the explanation of human action, on the one hand, to the analysis of fundamental scientific concepts, such as “causation” and “laws”, on the other. To address such issues, Aristotelian-Thomistic ways of thinking are increasingly making a comeback in contemporary philosophical circles. This interest is, however, in its early stages and has been narrowly focused. This conference, organized jointly with the Pontifical University of Santa Croce, will bring together a team of top scholars (including historians of philosophy, metaphysicians, and philosophers of science) to expand the discussion, exploring what a Thomistically-informed philosophy of nature might look like in our own age.…

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