News category Il Bollettino newsletter - spring/ summer issue Learn more about the Rome Center's new director, Dr. Michael Andrews. Read about the center's first visiting summer research fellow, and hear from alumni about their fondest calcio memories. category 2017 Felice Award winner The Rome Center congratulates this year's winner of the Felice Award, Mr. James L. Centner Jr. (JFRC ’66–’67). The award is given to a JFRC alumnus(a) who has shown exemplary leadership in business, the community, and support to the Rome Center. category Researcher rambles around Rome Wake up, go for a run, watch the sun rise over Vatican City, do some writing, have lunch with colleagues, flip through a 1,200-year-old manuscript, converse with faculty and students on completely reframing the way we understand ancient Mediterranean empires, sleep, repeat. category Calcio through the years Wednesday nights at the JFRC revolve around a longtime sacred ritual that many a student has enjoyed: calcio. Two SLAs are in charge of getting students to sign up each semester. category PROLAW program expands First implemented in 2011, PROLAW is a one-year master’s program for law school graduates who desire international careers in the development of governance and the rule of law. The program is multinational, having trained over 100 legal professionals from 44 countries. Beginning in fall 2017, PROLAW will offer a Master of Jurisprudence (MJ) degree in Rule of Law for Development. category New director named On a rainy night in 1992, Michael F. Andrews, PhD, stumbled into the Church of Sant’Ignazio in Rome to take cover from the storm. Andrews, then a newly vowed Jesuit scholastic studying at the Gregorian University, quickly discovered he’d walked into a welcome Mass for students at Loyola’s Rome Center. That night, he struck up a friendship with Rome Center founder John Felice and soon became an occasional guest at the center and its various student gatherings. Read more.