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Professor Rosa Filardi Curates “Inclusiva:” a Festival Dedicated to Social Inclusivity

Professor Rosa Filardi Curates “Inclusiva:” a Festival Dedicated to Social Inclusivity

“Inclusiva" (Inclusive) is a three-day festival dedicated to the concept of inclusivity and breaking down the psychological, cultural, and geographical barriers that divide human beings. JCU professor Rosa Filardi, lecturer in Italian and Theatre and certified DanceMovement Therapist, is one of the curators along with Leonardo Gervasi and Michela Pasquali.

“Exporting Beauty:” Four JCU Representatives at First Italian Export Forum

“Exporting Beauty:” Four JCU Representatives at First Italian Export Forum

“Esportiamo bellezza” or “Exporting beauty” was the motto of the Italian Export Forum (IEF), which took place in Piano di Sorrento, near Naples, on June 14 and 15. IEF is the first forum dedicated to supporting initiatives aimed at promoting the export of Italian products in the world.

Leading Imperfectly: John Cabot University Welcomes James Robilotta

Leading Imperfectly: John Cabot University Welcomes James Robilotta

John Cabot University had the honor of welcoming author, professional speaker, personal coach, emcee, and entrepreneur James Robilotta on June 11 as a guest of the Office of Community Service, Religious Life and Multiculturalism.

John Cabot University Hosts Fifth Annual Ambassadors’ Luncheon

John Cabot University Hosts Fifth Annual Ambassadors’ Luncheon

John Cabot University welcomed 34 ambassadors and cultural attachés to the Lemon Tree Courtyard in the Guarini Campus for the fifth annual Ambassadors’ Luncheon on Friday, June 14, 2019. The event was aimed at celebrating educational exchange and international diplomacy.

JCU Summer Engineering Students Visit Roma Tre University

JCU Summer Engineering Students Visit Roma Tre University

On June 4 and 5, 2019, JCU visiting summer engineering professors and students toured the laboratories of Roma Tre University’s Department of Engineering. Roma Tre doctoral students gave short presentations on their current research.

“Games Without Barriers:” JCU Gladiators Support Italian Paralympic Sports

“Games Without Barriers:” JCU Gladiators Support Italian Paralympic Sports

“We are all strangely normal” was the theme of “Games Without Barriers,” a fundraising event that saw the participation of a delegation of JCU Gladiator athletes in Rome’s Stadio dei Marmi stadium on June 12.

Guarini Institute Panel Discussion: 30 Years After 1989 and a Week After the European Elections

Guarini Institute Panel Discussion: 30 Years After 1989 and a Week After the European Elections

On Monday, June 3rd, 2019 the Guarini Institute for Public Affairs held an event entitled “Europe: 30 years after 1989 and a week after the vote.” The speakers were Angela Brintlinger,Petr Mucha, and Caterina Preda.

Interacting With Literature: Professor Russell’s Italian Visions Students Present Storymaps

Interacting With Literature: Professor Russell’s Italian Visions Students Present Storymaps

Professor Shannon Russell’s Italian Visions: Perceptions of Italy in Literature class focuses on the creative importance of Italy for non-Italian writers of the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. The course looks at the ways cultural stereotypes are both constructed and persist. Students were asked to curate each other’s reading journals and to use their selections to create a group Storymap project.

“Poverty is Sexist:” JCU Welcomes Youth Ambassadors of the ONE Campaign

“Poverty is Sexist:” JCU Welcomes Youth Ambassadors of the ONE Campaign

On Monday June 3rd, the Office of Community Service, Religious Life and Multiculturalism invited JCU students Marta Moretti, Francesca Dalmazzo and JCU Alumna, Fabiana Fuschi, to present “Poverty is Sexist” as Youth Ambassadors of the ONE Campaign.

Alumna Matilde Cannata Receives Prestigious Princeton in Africa Fellowship

Alumna Matilde Cannata Receives Prestigious Princeton in Africa Fellowship

John Cabot University is pleased to announce that alumna Matilde Cannata was recently awarded the prestigious Princeton in Africa Fellowship

DayBreakHotels Company Testimonial: How to Market Hospitality Services

DayBreakHotels Company Testimonial: How to Market Hospitality Services

DayBreakHotels is the first online booking website and app focused on the reservation of hotel services offered exclusively for daytime use. On May 30, JCU welcomed Christiane Friedl, the company’s Senior Market Manager, to Professor Antonella Salvatore’s course “Principles of Marketing.”

Praise for Film “Guardians of the Night” Co-Directed by Prof. Eleonora Diamanti

Praise for Film “Guardians of the Night” Co-Directed by Prof. Eleonora Diamanti

The Royal Anthropological Film Festival recently praised the film "Guardians of the Night," co-directed by JCU Communications Professor Eleonora Diamanti and Alexandrine Boudreault-Fournier, Associate Professor of Visual Anthropology at the University of Victoria, Canada.

Italy Writes 2019 Celebrates Winners of Creative Writing Contest

Italy Writes 2019 Celebrates Winners of Creative Writing Contest

On  June 4, JCU’s Italy Writes program announced the winners of this year's creative writing competition for high school students whose primary language of instruction is not English. 

Women and the Economy: Professor Simona Costagli

Women and the Economy: Professor Simona Costagli

A senior researcher at a major Italian bank, Dr. Costagli began teaching economics as an adjunct at JCU in 2008. The Class of 2019 voted Dr. Costagli “Professor of the Year.”

President Franco Pavoncello on Italian Political Situation

President Franco Pavoncello on Italian Political Situation

JCU President Franco Pavoncello was recently interviewed by The Guardian and Xinhua News on Italy's current political situation.

Vivere è scrivere: JCU Presents Visual Biography of Giorgio Bassani

Vivere è scrivere: JCU Presents Visual Biography of Giorgio Bassani

On May 28, 2019, John Cabot University had the honor of presenting Vivere è scrivere. Una biografia visive di Giorgio Bassani (Living is Writing. A Visual Biography of Giorgio Bassani), recently published by Edisai edizioni in Ferrara, Italy. 

JCU Regrets to Announce Passing of Douglas Denby, University’s Third President

JCU Regrets to Announce Passing of Douglas Denby, University’s Third President

John Cabot University regrets to announce the passing Douglas Denby who John Cabot University's third President, from 1985 to 1996.

Congratulations to Winners of Italy Starts, JCU’s Entrepreneurship Mentoring Program

Congratulations to Winners of Italy Starts, JCU’s Entrepreneurship Mentoring Program

Congratulations to Rome high school students Luigi Mihau Dinu, Gabriel Fusco, Daniele Taglioni, and Samuel Marini from Liceo Seneca­, who won the second edition of John Cabot University’s Italy Starts on April 2, 2019.

Professor Federigo Argentieri on Continuity and Change in Moscow’s European Policies

Professor Federigo Argentieri on Continuity and Change in Moscow’s European Policies

JCU professors Federigo Argentieri and Michael Driessen took part in the 23-24 May, 2019 conference on  ‘Russian Active Measures: Yesterday, Today, Tomorrow’ organized by the Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies at the European University Institute in Florence. 

International Workshop: Theory and Experiments in Macroeconomics and Finance

International Workshop: Theory and Experiments in Macroeconomics and Finance

The Department of Economics and Social Sciences at John Cabot University will host a one-day international workshop in Theory and Experiments in Macroeconomics and Finance on June 19, 2019.