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September 6th represents what would have been our founder’s 100th birthday. In commemoration of John Felice, the JFRC community commemorated our director emeritus with a ceremony at the Victor Emmanuel II National Monument in Piazza Venezia, Rome.READ MORE
On Friday, October 21, the JFRC community harvested nearly 1,000 pounds of olives which yielded 50 liters “Olio Felice". The annual olive harvest is part of a broader campus initiative for food systems and environmental sustainability education, in response to Pope Francis’ call to be stewards of creation and the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals.READ MORE
Former ambassador and JFRC alumnus Robert J. Callahan presented a special lecture on diplomacy and foreign affairs in Professor Claudio Lodici’s Comparative Politics course.READ MORE
The JFRC caravan left Rome on Friday, January 25, and headed down south to Campania for the weekend. While having the old temples of Paestum in their own backyard for the weekend, students also got the chance to tour Certosa Padula monastery, Vini Marino winery and Tenuta Vannulo buffalo mozzarella farm, as well as enjoy stunning views in the little hillside city of Agropoli. Photos by SLA Ola Wysocki and student office assistant, Tiffany Berryman.READ MORE