Archive for October, 2017

Career Services Milestone: 350 Internships and Jobs Obtained in 2017

2017 registered a record number of 350 internships and jobs obtained through the JCU Career Services in several of the over 500 partner companies and organizations.

Guarini Institute Book Presentation: The Ideas Industry

The Guarini Institute welcomed Daniel Drezner, Professor of International Politics at Tufts University, for the presentation of his book The Ideas Industry.

By the Book: English Literature Alumna Christine Modafferi

Christine was born in the United States, but grew up in a small town called Caulonia, in Calabria, right at the tip of Italy’s boot. She graduated from JCU with a major in English Literature and a minor in Communications.

Morality in Entrepreneurship: Reverend Robert A. Sirico

The Institute for Entrepreneurship (IFE) welcomed the Reverend Robert A. Sirico for the lecture “Entrepreneurship as a Moral Choice.”

British Ambassador to Italy Jill Morris Visits John Cabot University

On Thursday, October 26, 2017, the International Relations Society welcomed British Ambassador to Italy and San Marino, Jill Morris, CMG.

A Once in a Lifetime Experience: Study Abroad Student Sydney Schneider

Sydney Schneider is a visiting student from the University of Notre Dame, where she is Vice President of a Catholic student service and evangelization group and a tutor for the Academic Services for Student Athletes Office. A Theology and History major, Sydney is spending Fall 2017 studying abroad at JCU.

JCU to Welcome Dolen Perkins-Valdez as Summer 2018 Writer in Residence

John Cabot University is pleased to announce that celebrated novelist Dolen Perkins-Valdez will be the 2018 Writer in Residence at the 9th Annual Summer Institute for Creative Writing and Literary Translation.

The Icon of Post-Everything Music: JCU Welcomes Guitarist Mike Cooper

The JCU Department of Communications welcomed musician Mike Cooper to perform a soundtrack to the 1935 silent film Legong: Dance of the Virgins.

WeWorld Index 2017: Women and Children Between Social Inclusion and Exclusion

On Thursday, October 19, the JCU Service Learning Project welcomed Stefano Piziali and Rita Mannella for the lecture on “Social Inclusion and Exclusion Between Children, Adolescents and Women."

Black Hole Hunting: Professor Andrea Marinucci

John Cabot University Professor Andrea Marinucci gave the lecture “Black Hole Hunting: A journey through the discovery of these mysterious objects.”

JCU Students Honored at the Italian Parliament by Italy-USA Foundation

John Cabot University is proud to announce that students Kaelyn Barron, Katelynn Cunningham, and Benjamin North were chosen by the Italy-USA Foundation to receive medals of the Italian Parliament during the America Award ceremony, which took place in Rome on October 12, 2017 at the Chamber of Deputies.

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.

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.

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.