Archive for June, 2012

La Repubblica.it Praises JCU Poet-in-Residence Billy Collins’ Reading

La Repubblica.it Praises JCU Poet-in-Residence Billy Collins’ Reading

US Poet Laureate from 2001 to 2003, Billy Collins has achieved critical acclaim and wide popularity in the US and has been described as "the most popular poet in America" by the New York Times.

Professor Salvatore and Fashion Retailing Students Visit Stores in Rome Center

Professor Salvatore and Fashion Retailing Students Visit Stores in Rome Center

Summer Session I students taking MKT 355 - Fashion Retailing were recently involved in an on-site lecture and assignment visiting leading fashion stores in Rome city centre. The group was led by Professor Antonella Salvatore, Business Administration Professor and Coordinator of JCU's Career Services Center.

Reading Tonight with JCU Poet in Residence Billy Collins

Reading Tonight with JCU Poet in Residence Billy Collins

Billy Collins, United States Poet Laureate 2001-2003, is an American phenomenon. No poet since Robert Frost has managed to combine high critical acclaim with such broad popular appeal.

JCU Welcomes College Students from National Organization of Italian American Women’s Cultural Exchange Program

JCU Welcomes College Students from National Organization of Italian American Women’s Cultural Exchange Program

The National Organization of Italian American Women (NOIAW), in collaboration with the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, has organized a cultural exchange program which sees a group of Italian American college students visit Rome.

Christians in the Middle East

Christians in the Middle East

On June 6th, 2012, John Cabot University hosted a presentation and book-signing of Antonio Picasso’s essay “Il Mondo Oriente Cristiano” (Cooper, 2010) on the beautiful Secchia Terrace.

Professor Vanda Wilcox Interviewed on Italian Football Betting Scandal

Professor Vanda Wilcox Interviewed on Italian Football Betting Scandal

JCU Professor of History Vanda Wilcox was recently interviewed by Vatican Radio  on the topic the latest scandals that have hit the Italian football world. With just days before the start of the 2012 European Championships, a number of players have been involved in criminal investigations over illegal betting activities.

John Cabot University Press Presents “InVerse 2012”

John Cabot University Press Presents “InVerse 2012”

On the occasion of the University's fortieth anniversary, John Cabot University Press is pleased to announce the publication of the fifth volume of InVerse Italian Poets in Translation, edited by Professors Brunella Antomarini, Berenice Cocciolillo, and Rosa Filardi.