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Aristotle on Emotions and Persuasion: A Lecture by Professor Alessandra Fussi

On Monday, February 12, The Department of History and Humanities, the Department of Political Science and International Affairs, and the Rome Political Theory Colloquium organized a lecture by Professor Alessandra Fussi. Entitled “Aristotle on Rhetoric and Emotions,” the lecture focused on the relevance of Aristotle’s theories and the importance of rhetoric in our lives today.

“I am not old enough:” Early Marriages in Rome’s Slums

The Department of Modern Languages and Literature and Service Learning – Combining Fieldwork and Education hosted a special lecture called “’I am not old enough’: Early Marriages in Rome's Slums.”

Guarini Institute Hosts Panel Discussion on Italy’s 2018 Election

On Friday, February 9, 2018 The Guarini Institute for Public Affairs held a panel discussion on the upcoming Italian election, which will take place on March 4th. Among the participants were students, journalists, and diplomats, as well as guests from Georgetown University and the University of Pittsburgh.

Sound Design in Film: JCU Welcomes Gustavo Costantini

On Monday, February 5, 2018, the Department of Communications and Media Studies welcomed Professor Gustavo Costantini, an Argentinian sound designer and film scholar.

Italy Reads Students Interview Former Poet Laureate Billy Collins

The Italy Reads 2017 Keynote Address by former U.S. Poet Laureate Billy Collins was an occasion for 14 high school students and 4 JCU students (Italy Reads Volunteers) to get hands-on experience while contributing to the success of the kick-off event for JCU’s 9th annual program of English language reading and cultural exchange.

JCU Welcomes Pasquale Longo, CEO of Powahome

On January 29th, JCU welcomed Pasquale Longo to Professor Antonella Salvatore’s “Made in Italy” class. Longo is the CEO and Co-founder of Powahome. Powahome is an automatic system that allows people to control the lights and window shutters in their homes from their mobile phone.

Blackness and Borderscapes: JCU Welcomes Dr. SA Smythe

On Tuesday, January 23, 2018 the Department of Communications and Media Studies hosted an encounter with Dr. SA Smythe. The event was organized in collaboration with JCU’s Queer Alliance and the Africans in the World Culture Club.

John Cabot University Open Day in Bari

John Cabot University received a special welcome on January 25th by the city of Bari, where the Mayor’s office hosted professor Michèle Favorite to speak in the beautiful Sala Consiliare to a group of high school students from all over the region of Puglia.

John Cabot University Career Fair Featured in RAI News Program

On Friday, November 10, the JCU Center for Career Services hosted the second Career Fair of the Fall 2017 Semester. Over 70 company representatives from the university’s 500+ partner organizations participated in the event to offer jobs, internships, and career advising.

Continuing Education Students Visit the Vatican Restoration Laboratory

The students of the Continuing Education course in “Management and Digitization of Cultural Heritage” visited the Painting and Wood Material Restoration Laboratory of the Vatican Museums on Thursday, November 9.

Elevator Pitch Competition Finalists Battle It Out

The Institute for Entrepreneurship hosted the Elevator Pitch Competition finals on Monday, November 20. The participants, who were the winners of the earlier rounds in the competition, competed in four categories: Advocacy Pitch, Design Thinking, Personal Pitch, and Business Idea. An Elevator Pitch is a quick way of communicating the [...]

JCU Hosts the Screening of A Ciambra: Italy’s Candidate for Oscar

The JCU Media and Communication Speaker Series and the Department of Communications hosted the screening of "A Ciambra" by Jonas Carpignano.

Professor Silvia Scarpa Leads Service Learning Workshop

The JCU Center for Professional and Continuing Education hosted a workshop “Human Rights and Gender Equality Training for Law Enforcement Authorities” on Wednesday, November 15.

UN Special Rapporteur Maria Grazia Giammarinaro Discusses Human Trafficking

Maria Grazia Giammarinaro was invited by the JCU Department of Political Science and International Affairs on Thursday, November 9, 2017, for a lecture on human trafficking.

Building Your Professional Future: Some Tips from Hays Italia

Professor Antonella Salvatore hosted Hays Italia representatives Valerio Tabascio and Pasqualina Lepore in her class Professional Skills for Career Development on Friday, November 3.