Archive for April, 2012

John Cabot University Unveils Dean’s List Scholarship

John Cabot University is pleased to announce the addition of a new scholarship, the JCU Dean's List Scholarship, to the current existing scholarship opportunities available to its students.

Professor Aaron Carpene to Conduct Bhutan’s First Ever Opera

John Cabot University music professor Aaron Carpene has just returned from the University of Texas, El Paso, where he enjoyed great success promoting the Opera Bhutan project, of which he is creator, leader and musical director.

Davide Ciferri Publishes Book on Economics for Kids

John Cabot University Lecturer in Economics Davide Ciferri recently co-authored a book on economics for kids, published by Edizioni Lapis.

Career Fair 2012 a Huge Success

Career Fair 2012, which took place on April 20th, was a huge success. Twenty companies, including such well-known organizations such as IFAD, IDLO, US EMBASSY, E&Y, Alpitour and Leo Burnett, gave a presentation in a packed Aula Magna Regina.

JCU Theater Group Gives Rousing Performance of “Welcome to Chicago!”

The JCU Theater Group charmed a packed Aula Magna Regina on April 18th with a rousing performance of "Welcome to Chicago." Directed by 2009 JCU alumna Giulia Argentieri, the musical is an adaptation of the 2002 film Chicago directed by Rob Marshall.

JCU Student Government Welcomes Honorable Francesco Rutelli

One of the highlights of the 3rd Annual International Student Leadership Conference, hosted by the John Cabot University Student Government from Thursday April 12th to Sunday April 15th, was the keynote address by Hon. Francesco Rutelli, Senator of Italy.

IFE Presents “Hosting the Olympic Games: Blessing or Curse?”

Lawrence Bartolomucci, who teaches economics at JCU, and Entrepreneurship Institute Director Silvia Pulino welcomed a group of over 30 Rotterdam University students, as well as several members of the JCU community for a topical and informative lecture on the costs and benefits associated with hosting the Olympic Games.

JCU Welcomes Elaine Panter of the Protection Project

In a public lecture held on March 28, 2012 Ms Elaine Panter, Director of Programs and Planning at The Protection Project, addressed the issue of preventing trafficking in persons and protecting victims in Jordan and Lebanon through public awareness programming engaging religious leaders and civil society.

Grill the Senator: Hon. Ignazio Marino

On April 16, 2012, the Guarini Institute for Public Affairs had the pleasure of hosting Senator Ignazio Marino, member of Italy's Partito Democratico (PD) and Chair of the Senate's Public Health System Committee.

Professor Antonio Lopez Published in Essay Anthologies

John Cabot University Lecturer in Communications Antonio Lopez has recently been published in two essay anthologies dealing with media education and alternatives to the current monetary system respectively.

Rwanda, 18 years later

On Saturday, April 14th, the association Bene Rwanda organized a conference entitled "Shared Memory" to commemorate the eighteenth anniversary of the Rwandan genocide.

Unique Internship Opportunities through China California Heart Watch

Dr. Robert Detrano, Director of the China California Health Watch, is offering John Cabot University students a unique opportunity to participate in summer healthcare internships in China.

2012 JCU Student Award Winners Announced!

John Cabot University held its annual student award ceremony on April 12th, on Guarini Campus's beautiful Secchia Terrace. President Franco Pavoncello and Dean Mary Merva praised this year's group of winners, not just for their impressive academic achievements, but also for the many ways in which they have contributed to the growth of John Cabot University.

JCU Students Hosted by IFAD

John Cabot University students enrolled in Professor Margaret Kneller's natural science classes were hosted at the International Fund for Agricultural Development's headquarters for a briefing session dedicated to understanding topics that will be on the Rio+20 Summit agenda.

Book Giornalisti di Regime Praised by Il Corriere della Sera

Pierluigi Allotti, who teaches communications at JCU, recently published Giornalisti di regime. La stampa italiana tra fascismo e antifascismo (Journalists of the Regime. The Italian Press Between Fascism and Antifascism) 1922-1948, Carocci, Rome.