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Organized Crime and Life: JCU Welcomes Photographer Giovanni Izzo

Organized Crime and Life: JCU Welcomes Photographer Giovanni Izzo

John Cabot University welcomed photographer Giovanni Izzo, who screened his project The Domitiana: everyday organised crime and life on November 6, 2018.

Professor Bruno Galantucci Presents Research on Human Communication

Professor Bruno Galantucci Presents Research on Human Communication

JCU Associate Professor of Psychology, Bruno Galantucci, was invited to speak at two international scientific conferences. On October 19, he spoke at the 7th Peripatetic Conference in Poland, while on October 31, he spoke at the "Interrelations Among Different Forms of Human Communication" workshop in Sweden.

Professor Carlos Dews on Carson McCullers Lecture Tour in Australia

Professor Carlos Dews on Carson McCullers Lecture Tour in Australia

JCU English professor Carlos Dews is currently on a lecture tour in Australia on American author Carson McCullers. On November 23, he will be at the University of New South Wales where he will be speaking about his ongoing project editing the Selected Letters of Carson McCullers.

The Girl Who Wrote Frankenstein: Fiona Sampson on Mary Shelley

The Girl Who Wrote Frankenstein: Fiona Sampson on Mary Shelley

John Cabot University concluded Frankenreads, the month-long international celebration of the 200th anniversary of Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein, by hosting eminent British poet and writer, Fiona Sampson who discussed her latest book, In Search of Mary Shelley: The Girl Who Wrote Frankenstein.

Enlisting the Inner Child to Learn About the “Lean Startup Model:” Gabriele Garofalo

Enlisting the Inner Child to Learn About the “Lean Startup Model:” Gabriele Garofalo

The workshop was hosted by the Institute for Entrepreneurship and run by Gabriele Garofalo, who used an interesting approach to engage the audience and teach us a tool that can be applied in a variety of settings.

Professor Shannon Russell on the Importance of Frankenstein Today

Professor Shannon Russell on the Importance of Frankenstein Today

Last October, JCU participated in Frankenreads, a global celebration of the 200th anniversary of Mary Shelley's Frankenstein. During the month-long event, students, faculty, and staff participated in the live read-a-thon and attended various Frankenstein-themed events. Frankenreads came to an end on Halloween night, with a lecture given by author Fiona Sampson.

General Commander Fabrizio Parrulli on the Protection and Preservation of Cultural Heritage

General Commander Fabrizio Parrulli on the Protection and Preservation of Cultural Heritage

Brigadier General Fabrizio Parrulli, General Commander of the Carabinieri Command for the Protection of Cultural Heritage, gave a lecture at JCU for the Continuing Education course in “Management and Digitization of Cultural Heritage.”

JCU Hosts Humilitas Executive Director Gaia Mormina for Service Learning Lecture

JCU Hosts Humilitas Executive Director Gaia Mormina for Service Learning Lecture

JCU hosts Humilitas Executive Director Gaia Mormina for two lectures focused on illustrating the importance of soft skills when working in the humanitarian field.

Guarini Institute for Public Affairs Participates in Festival della Diplomazia

Guarini Institute for Public Affairs Participates in Festival della Diplomazia

JCU's Guarini Institute for Public Affairs co-organized three events in the 9th edition of Rome’s Festival della Diplomazia, entitled “What Makes the World Go Round: Are National States Still in Charge?”

Ritratto di signora in viaggio by Gottardo Pallastrelli Presented at JCU

Ritratto di signora in viaggio by Gottardo Pallastrelli Presented at JCU

The Center for Continuing and Professional Education, in collaboration with the Departments of English Language and Literature and Modern Languages and Literature, hosted Gottardo Pallastrelli, author of the book Ritratto di Signora in Viaggio – Un’americana cosmopolita nel mondo di Henry James ("Portrait of a Traveling Lady - A cosmopolitan American in the world of Henry James").

Using Social Media for Good: JCU Welcomes Sree Sreenivasan, America’s Tech Guru

Using Social Media for Good: JCU Welcomes Sree Sreenivasan, America’s Tech Guru

On October 18, 2018, the John Cabot University community listened to the stories of Sree Sreenivasan, the man who has been called “America’s Tech Guru.” A leading authority on social media, Sreenivasan is former Chief Digital Officer of Columbia University, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, and the Mayor’s Office of the City of New York.

InVerse 2018 Brings Italian Poetry in Translation to JCU

InVerse 2018 Brings Italian Poetry in Translation to JCU

Poetry is alive and well at John Cabot University, as attested by InVerse – Italian Poets in Translation, which took place on the evening of October 17, 2018.

Championing the JCU Lifestyle: Double Major Sierra Wharton

Championing the JCU Lifestyle: Double Major Sierra Wharton

Sierra Wharton is a double major in Political Science and Communications (Class of 2019). Having participated in numerous JCU clubs and activities, she tells us what it means to be part of the JCU community.

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

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

John Cabot students Bebe Vio, Matthew P. Beckmann, Denise Di Castro, and Andrew J. Mixson were honored at the Italian Parliament on October 11, 2018 during the America Award Ceremony, sponsored by the Italy-USA Foundation.

Autumn in Venice: Professor and Author Andrea di Robilant

Autumn in Venice: Professor and Author Andrea di Robilant

JCU Creative Writing Professor Andrea di Robilant describes his Italian-American upbringing, his new novel Autumn in Venice, and shares tips for aspiring travel writers.

Professor Silvia Scarpa Participates in Briefing on Slavery at EU Parliament

Professor Silvia Scarpa Participates in Briefing on Slavery at EU Parliament

On Thursday 11 October 2018, JCU Professor Silvia Scarpa took part in a Briefing on “Contemporary Forms of Slavery” held in Brussels at the European Parliament’s Subcommittee on Human Rights (DROI).

Italy Reads 2018 Inaugurated by Keynote Speaker Dr. Mark Bosco

Italy Reads 2018 Inaugurated by Keynote Speaker Dr. Mark Bosco

John Cabot University’s Italy Reads 2018 Program welcomed Dr. Mark Bosco, S. J., who delivered a keynote address on Flannery O’Connor in the Aula Magna Regina on October 10, 2018.

Alaska Native Student Lisa Lynch Leads Indigenous Peoples’ Day Celebration at JCU

Alaska Native Student Lisa Lynch Leads Indigenous Peoples’ Day Celebration at JCU

JCU Degree Seeking student Lisa Lynch describes her life as an Alaska Native with a thorough presentation on what her life is like back home.

4m2 Gallery Presents Fall Vernissage: Urpflanze

4m2 Gallery Presents Fall Vernissage: Urpflanze

The 4m2 Gallery presents the Fall Vernissage Urpflanze with the Spring Collective and Giulio Turcato. The event will take place on October 16th 2018, at 6:30 pm in the Frohring Library, Guarini Campus.

JCU Athletics Hosts Gladiators Night and Reveals New Logo

JCU Athletics Hosts Gladiators Night and Reveals New Logo

Hosted by the JCU Athletics Department, the Gladiators Night kicked off the new season with the new logo reveal, and varsity teams presentations.