RGG News

New academic directors and rectors appointed at Rome and London Global Gateways

Author: Joya Helmuth

Heather Hyde Minor and JoAnn DellaNeva have been appointed by Michael Pippenger, vice president and associate provost for internationalization, as academic directors at the Rome and London Global Gateways, respectively. In their roles, Hyde Minor and DellaNeva will hold full academic oversight at the Gateways, including undergraduate programs and efforts to enhance the University’s research profile in Rome, London and beyond.

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Nuova musica alla Chiesa Nuova: dramma e devozione sulle tracce di Anerio

Author: Costanza Montanari

I cinque nuovi oratori, composti da J.J. Wright sulla base delle opere di Giovanni Anerio verranno presentati per la prima volta Giovedì, 1 Giugno alle ore 21:00 presso la Chiesa Nuova. Il concerto, patrocinato dalla University of Notre Dame (Indiana, USA) e dal Pontificio Instituto di Musica Sacra (Roma), vedrà la partecipazione dei cori degli studenti di entrambe le istituzioni, di un’orchestra da camera e di un ensemble jazz. Il concerto sarà gratuito ed aperto al pubblico.

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Students volunteer with refugees while studying abroad in Rome

Author: Costanza Montanari

In recent years Italy, along with many other European countries, has witnessed a large migration flow from countries struggling with poverty, violence, and war. We have all asked ourselves how such atrocities are possible. What makes refugees leave their homes? And, most of all, how can we help?

During their study abroad year in Rome, students have the chance to ask these questions directly, learning more about the refugee situation in Italy and throughout Europe through community-based learning activities and the Rome Global Gateway collaboration with refugee centers in Rome. Here, we focus on the experience of students who volunteer at the Joel Nafuma Refugee Center (JNRC).…

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