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President’s Gala 2018: In Support of JCU Scholarships

President’s Gala 2018: In Support of JCU Scholarships

John Cabot University is pleased to announce that the 7th Annual JCU President’s Gala will be held on Saturday, September 22nd at the Hotel Hassler Roma.

An Opportunity for Growth: Professor Pulino Advocates Entrepreneurship in India

An Opportunity for Growth: Professor Pulino Advocates Entrepreneurship in India

Prof. Silvia Pulino, Director of the JCU Institute for Entrepreneurship, participated as invited speaker in “Educate to Innovate 1.0”, a conference to promote the start-up ecosystem within Technical Universities/Colleges in India.

Prof. Scarpa Discusses “Human Rights, Migration and Global Governance” at ACUNS

Prof. Scarpa Discusses “Human Rights, Migration and Global Governance” at ACUNS

Last week JCU Professor Silvia Scarpa participated to the Academic Council of the United Nations System (ACUNS) Annual Meeting on “Human Rights, Migration and Global Governance” that was held at LUISS Guido Carli University of Rome.

Alumna Elena Ravano Calheiros Launches Foundation for Rare Skin Disease

Alumna Elena Ravano Calheiros Launches Foundation for Rare Skin Disease

When JCU alumna Elena Ravano Calheiros’ twin daughters Leonor and Beatriz were born with a rare genetic disease, she and her husband knew from the start that they would do anything possible to find a cure.

The Future is Open Source: International Business Student Alessia Gozi

The Future is Open Source: International Business Student Alessia Gozi

Alessia Gozi is International Business major and Entrepreneurship minor student from Cesena, Italy (Class of 2020). She was a part of the team that won the Enactus national contest in Italy and will fly to Silicon Valley, California to represent John Cabot in the Fall at the Enactus Worldwide competition.

Paving the Road to Success: Alumna Fabrizia Lemmo

Paving the Road to Success: Alumna Fabrizia Lemmo

Fabrizia Maurizia Lemmo, from Rome, graduated in 2017 with a degree in Business Administration and a minor in Entrepreneurship. Fabrizia won first place in 2017 JCU’s Elevator Pitch competition and interned for BoxEventi Italia as well as the U.S. Embassy in Rome before landing a job as a Market Developer at Coca Cola HBC, where she currently works.

Prof. Argentieri Interviewed by CNN International on Italian PM Conte’s U.S. Visit

Prof. Argentieri Interviewed by CNN International on Italian PM Conte’s U.S. Visit

Giuseppe Conte, Italy's head executive since June 1st, paid an official visit to Washington, DC where he met US president Donald J. Trump. JCU's professor Federigo Argentieri was requested by CNN International to comment on the significance of the visit, the role currently played by Italy in the European Union and the present state of US-Italy relations.

Food Across Cultures: JCU Service Learning Presents Humanitarian Project

Food Across Cultures: JCU Service Learning Presents Humanitarian Project

The JCU Service Learning presented “In Cammino… Catering Migrante”, a humanitarian project that fosters social inclusion and professional development for migrant and refugee cooks in Rome On Friday, July 13.

Women in the Digital Era: Professor Alina Sorgner

Women in the Digital Era: Professor Alina Sorgner

Born in Moscow, Russia, Dr. Alina Sorgner is Assistant Professor of Applied Data Analytics in the Department of Business Administration at John Cabot University. She received her doctoral degree in Economics from the Friedrich Schiller University of Jena, Germany.

John Cabot University Wins VORECO Award for Social Inclusion

John Cabot University Wins VORECO Award for Social Inclusion

On Monday, June 25 Professor Andrea Lanzone, Assistant Dean for Student Academic Affairs, and Service Learning project coordinator, was invited to VORECO Onlus Center in Rome to accept the 2018 Annual Prize for Social Inclusion on behalf of JCU.

Why History Matters: Professor Vanda Wilcox

Why History Matters: Professor Vanda Wilcox

Professor Vanda Wilcox's research interests focus on the military, cultural and social history of the First World War in Italy, as well as the memory and commemoration of the two World Wars. She teaches courses in European and Italian history in the nineteenth and twentieth century as well as on the World Wars, the history of imperialism, memory and popular culture, and modern sports history.

Building a Home with Words: JCU Welcomes Author André Aciman

Building a Home with Words: JCU Welcomes Author André Aciman

John Cabot University welcomed the acclaimed author André Aciman for a conversation with Professor Deanna Lee on June 28th. The event was sponsored by the Department of English Language and Literature and the Harvard Club of Italy.

Middle States Commission on Higher Education Reaffirms JCU’s Accreditation

Middle States Commission on Higher Education Reaffirms JCU’s Accreditation

John Cabot University is pleased to announce that on June 21, 2018, the Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE) acted to reaffirm accreditation and to commend the institution for the quality of the self-study report.

Museum Visitors as Works of Art: Professor Paolo Soriani’s New Photo Project

Museum Visitors as Works of Art: Professor Paolo Soriani’s New Photo Project

JCU photography professor Paolo Soriani was asked to do a series of portraits of museum visitors as they admire the works of art in what is considered one of the world’s most important archaeological museums, the MANN in Naples.

Professor Salvatore at Round Table on Digital Innovation and Cultural Heritage

Professor Salvatore at Round Table on Digital Innovation and Cultural Heritage

Professor Antonella Salvatore participated in a round table on digital innovation and cultural heritage hosted by The Innovation Group and Zètema Progetto Cultura at Casa del Cinema (Villa Borghese, Rome) on June 20th.

John Cabot University Announces Winners of 2018 Italy Writes Contest

John Cabot University Announces Winners of 2018 Italy Writes Contest

On June 12th, JCU recognized High School students for merit in creative writing, in English, in the categories of Fiction and Non-Fiction.

“Reflections on the Revolution of 1979 in Iran:” JCU Welcomes Prof. Michael Axworthy

“Reflections on the Revolution of 1979 in Iran:” JCU Welcomes Prof. Michael Axworthy

John Cabot University welcomed Michael George Andrew Axworthy for the Presidential Lecture “Reflections on the Revolution of 1979 in Iran and Why History Matters" on June 14th.

Service Learning Meet & Greet: JCU Hosts Humanitarian Partners

Service Learning Meet & Greet: JCU Hosts Humanitarian Partners

The JCU Service Learning Project – Combining Fieldwork and Education hosted its First Annual Meeting with partner organizations that offer learning opportunities to JCU students and alumni who wish to explore careers in the humanitarian field, on June 15th.

Professor Alina Sorgner Invited to Join Think20 Taskforce on Gender Economic Equity

Professor Alina Sorgner Invited to Join Think20 Taskforce on Gender Economic Equity

JCU Professor Alina Sorgner was recently invited to be a member of the Think20 Taskforce on Gender Economic Equity. Think20 is a worldwide research and policy advice network for the G20, which is under the Argentine presidency this year.

“Raising Questions:” Meet Dolen Perkins-Valdez, JCU’s Writer in Residence

“Raising Questions:” Meet Dolen Perkins-Valdez, JCU’s Writer in Residence

The JCU Institute for Creative Writing and Literary Translation welcomed 2018 Writer in Residence Dolen Perkins-Valdez for a reading from her best-selling novels Wench and Balm on June 18th.