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Italy Reads 2017 Welcomes Poet Billy Collins and Astronaut Paolo Nespoli

On Thursday, October 12, John Cabot University Italy Reads welcomed former U.S. Poet Laureate Billy Collins for the Keynote Address on Emily Dickinson. The event kicked off with a greeting from outer space from Italian astronaut Paolo Nespoli.

How Global Citizens Think About Democracy: A Lecture by Professor Doh Chull Shin

JCU Political Science Professor Bridget Welsh welcomed Prof. Shin, who is Jack W. Peltason Scholar in Residence at the Center for the Study of Democracy at the University of California, Irvine. Previously, he held the Korea Foundation and Middlebush Chairs of comparative politics and Korean politics at the University of Missouri in Columbia, Missouri.

Bloomberg Politics Interviews President Pavoncello on Italy’s Electoral Reform Vote

JCU President Franco Pavoncello was asked by Bloomberg Politics to comment on Italy's electoral reform vote of October 12, 2017. The Italian government won a confidence vote in the Chamber of Deputies on reform of the electoral system, averting the risk of a government crisis and early elections.

John Cabot University’s Board of Trustees Elects New Leadership

The Board of Trustees of John Cabot University elected new leadership during its recent fall meeting. The new Chair of the JCU Board is Mr. Salvatore Salibello and the two new Vice Chairs are Dr. Portia Prebys and Mr. Frank Desiderio.

Philip Willan Presents L’Italia dei poteri occulti

The Guarini Institute hosted the presentation of the book L’Italia dei Poteri Occulti by Philip Willan, journalist and expert on Italian politics.

The Challenges of Democracy Today: Valeria Di Muzio

Born in Rome, Valeria Di Muzio is majoring in Marketing with a double minor in Communications and Economics. She is currently the president of the Chinese Culture Club, the treasurer for the newly-founded Fandom Club, and a sub-editor for the Matthew.

One Year Later: American Workers and the Trump Vote

On Wednesday, November 30, the Guarini Institute for Public Affairs presented the panel discussion “One Year Later: American Workers and the Trump Vote.” Moderated by JCU Professor Federigo Argentieri, the panel featured Professor Alessandro Portelli from the University of Rome "La Sapienza", and Hans Noel from Georgetown University.

Sharing is the New Buying: A Lecture by CEO of Together Price

Marco Taddei, CEO of Together Price On Thursday, October 12, 2017, the Institute for Entrepreneurship welcomed Marco Taddei, co-Founder and CEO of Together Price, for a lecture titled “Sharing is the New Buying.” The lecture, part of the IFE Speaker Series, was held in Professor Riccardo [...]

Exponential Technologies: JCU Welcomes CMO of Impactscool

The Institute for Entrepreneurship welcomed Andrea Geremicca, CMO of Impactscool, for a workshop on “Exponential Technologies.”

JCU Celebrates 45th Anniversary at President’s Gala

On Saturday, September 23, 2017 President Franco Pavoncello welcomed 160 guests, including Trustees, parents, alumni, and students to the Hotel Hassler to celebrate JCU's 45th Anniversary at the President’s Gala, “Building for the Future.”

JCU Launches Double Degree in Marketing and Global Marketing Management with Pace University

Starting in Spring 2018, JCU marketing students will have the unique opportunity to earn a Double Bachelors' Degree with Pace University’s Lubin School of Business (NYC)

JCU Dedicates Caroline Critelli Guarini Campus

On Monday, September 25, 2017, John Cabot University President Franco Pavoncello dedicated the Caroline Critelli Guarini Campus, located in Piazza Belli.

JCU STAND Donates €10,000 to Italian Red Cross

John Cabot University is proud to announce that the STAND student club recently donated €10,000 to the Italian Red Cross (IRC).

Extravagant Stranger: a Reading by Daniel Roy Connelly

On Wednesday, September 20, the JCU Institute of Creative Writing and Literary Translation hosted a reading by JCU English Professor Daniel Roy Connelly, actor, theater director, and Shakespeare scholar, as well as former diplomat.

Igniting Change through Literature: Adriana DeNoble

Adriana DeNoble is an English Literature and Creative Writing student from New Jersey. She recently published a piece in Thought Catalog titled "The Reality of Racism in America."

Empathy for Entrepreneurial Success: a Lecture by Chris Schembra

The Institute for Entrepreneurship welcomed Chris Schembra of the 7:47 Club, a company whose aim is to awaken empathy in people and organizations.

John Cabot University Welcomes Inaugural Class of MA in Art History

John Cabot University welcomed the inaugural class of its new Master of Arts (MA) degree program in Art History this fall.

Cyber Security and Customer Trust: JCU Welcomes Dr. Dave Chatterjee

On September 12, the JCU Department of Mathematics, Natural Science and Computer Science, and the Institute for Entrepreneurship welcomed Dr. Dave Chatterjee for a lecture on “Cyber Security and Customer Trust.”

JCU Hosts Community Health and Safety Week

JCU hosted a Community Health and Safety Week, a series of events that focused on such topics as assault, self-defense, racism, and mental health.

Guarini and Tiber Campuses Open on Monday, September 11

Due to a power shortage at the Tiber Campus this morning, classes will not be held until the lights are back on. Students are directed to go to the Guarini Campus or wait at home until they are notified that the lights are back on.