Archive for March, 2014

President Franco Pavoncello Lectures at Marquette and Michigan State

President Franco Pavoncello Lectures at Marquette and Michigan State

John Cabot University President Franco Pavoncello recently gave the lecture President Pavoncello"A Third Republic? Italian Politics Between Promise and Populism" at Michigan State and Marquette Universities.

JCU Presents Panel Discussion on “Women in Leadership”

JCU Presents Panel Discussion on “Women in Leadership”

On Friday, March 7th 2014, the Women's Leadership Initiative welcomed an international panel with speakers from various career backgrounds.

Theater Society’s First Production, Some…Noises Off a Great Success

Theater Society’s First Production, Some…Noises Off a Great Success

On March 12th the JCU Theater Society performed their inaugural production, "Some...Noises Off," an adaptation of the acclaimed comedy by Michael Frayn.

President Franco Pavoncello Analyzes Italian Prime Minister’s Efforts

President Franco Pavoncello Analyzes Italian Prime Minister’s Efforts

On March 22nd, Chinese daily Xinhua English News interviewed John Cabot UniversityPresident Pavoncello President Franco Pavoncello on new Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi's efforts to push for changes in Europe that will help Italy emerge from its economic problems.

Professor Pietro Paganini Publishes Article in Prestigious Italian Daily

Professor Pietro Paganini Publishes Article in Prestigious Italian Daily

Professor Pietro Paganini recently published an article in the Italian daily Corriere della Sera on how the creation of specialized production zones on Italian soil will benefit the country economically.

Alumna Federica Bruera’s Parents Praise JCU Experience

Alumna Federica Bruera’s Parents Praise JCU Experience

The greatest thing JCU did for Federica was opening up the doors to the global world, with no barriers or borders of any kind.

2014 JCU MUN Conference Debate Food Security in Developing World

2014 JCU MUN Conference Debate Food Security in Developing World

From February 13th to 15th, the John Cabot University Model United Nations Society (MUN) held the 2014 edition of the JCU MUN Conference.

Meet Alumnus Andrea di Rocco, Founder of SOSWordPress

Meet Alumnus Andrea di Rocco, Founder of SOSWordPress

Andrea di Rocco carried entrepreneurship to an extreme, abandoning a well-paid, successful career as Luxury Brand sales representative at Procter and Gamble, Rome for an uncertain but exciting new adventure which he has chosen to locate in Thailand.

Musicologist Anna Celenza Traces the Origins of the “Sinatra Sound”

Musicologist Anna Celenza Traces the Origins of the “Sinatra Sound”

Dr. Celenza is Professor of Music at Georgetown University.

JCU Welcomes the US Mission to the Holy See in Celebration of 30 Years of Diplomacy

JCU Welcomes the US Mission to the Holy See in Celebration of 30 Years of Diplomacy

JCU Welcomes the US Mission to the Holy See in Celebration of 30 Years of Diplomacy

JCU Alumna Anna Bottinelli Discusses Her Work with The Monuments Men Foundation

JCU Alumna Anna Bottinelli Discusses Her Work with The Monuments Men Foundation

Anna Bottinelli works with The Monuments Men Foundation to rescue from oblivion the memory of the Monuments Men and return the art still missing since WW2.

The Molotov-Ribbentrop Pact, Italy and Europe

The Molotov-Ribbentrop Pact, Italy and Europe

On March 6th, 2014, the Biblioteca di Storia Moderna e Contemporanea in Rome hosted a presentation of the book Il Patto Ribbentrop-Molotov: L'Italia e l'Europa (1939-1940). The book originated from the contributions to the May-June 2012 conference hosted by the Guarini Institute for Public Affairs. The volume was co-edited by Alberto Basciani, Antonio Macchia and Valentina Sommella.

Business Club Receives Generous Donation from Dr. Ali Reza Arabnia

Business Club Receives Generous Donation from Dr. Ali Reza Arabnia

Dr. Arabnia's donation will be mostly allocated to the financing of educational and networking events and activities.

Professor James Schwarten Contributes to Critical Volume on Dacia Maraini

Professor James Schwarten Contributes to Critical Volume on Dacia Maraini

Professor Schwarten teaches courses on Italian literature and Sociology of Southern Italy.

Italian State Radio GR3 Interviews Professor Argentieri

Italian State Radio GR3 Interviews Professor Argentieri

Professor Argentieri was asked to comment on the recent occupation of Crimea by Russian troops.