Archive for October, 2017

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.

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 [...]

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.

Managerial Economics Class Attends Pitch Your Failure Presentation

On October 5, 2017 JCU students enrolled in the Managerial Economics class attended a Pitch Your Failure presentation organized by Ashoka ChangemakerXchange at the TIM #Wcap Accelerator in Trastevere.

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.

JCU Politics Class Witnesses Catalonia’s Referendum

Students from Professor Argentieri’s PL 250 class visited Barcelona, to witness the October 1st Catalonian independence referendum.

IFE Welcomes Mattia Merra, CMO of Ruleat

On Wednesday, October 10, 2017, JCU Institute for Entrepreneurship welcomed Mattia Merra, CMO of Ruleat, to Prof. Pica's Operations Management class. Mattia Merra discussed the challenges of working in a startup and explained the best strategies to deal with them.

Exponential Technologies: JCU Welcomes CMO of Impactscool

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

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.

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.”