Archive for February, 2015

From Milan to JCU: A Smooth Transition for Student Francesco Porzio

From Milan to JCU: A Smooth Transition for Student Francesco Porzio

Student Francesco Porzio noticed four things that set JCU apart from Italian universities.

JCU Student Silvia Bezzi Develops Communication Material for University of Pittsburgh Medical Center Italy

JCU Student Silvia Bezzi Develops Communication Material for University of Pittsburgh Medical Center Italy

JCU Communications Major Silvia Bezzi created two brochures for Italy's branch of UPMC, one of the leading nonprofit health systems currently active in the U.S.

Professor Rensmann Publishes Research on Global Political Theory and the Struggle for Democracy in Iran

Professor Rensmann Publishes Research on Global Political Theory and the Struggle for Democracy in Iran

JCU Political Science and International Affairs Professor Lars Rensmann just published an original research article on “Reading Arendt in Tehran: On Extraordinary Democratic Politics and the Failure of Revolutions”

John Cabot University Participates in Chinese New Year Celebrations in Rome

John Cabot University Participates in Chinese New Year Celebrations in Rome

On Saturday, February 21 a John Cabot University delegation was invited to celebrate the Chinese New year in Rome at the Chinese Evangelical Church.

John Cabot Hosts Alumni Social Reception in Rome

John Cabot Hosts Alumni Social Reception in Rome

On Friday, February 20, 2015 John Cabot Alumni were welcomed back to their Alma Mater for a social reception.

Eating Up The World: a JCU Student Idea Becomes Zomato’s Entry to Italy

Eating Up The World: a JCU Student Idea Becomes Zomato’s Entry to Italy

On February 12th, Prof. Pulino’s International Entrepreneurship class was proud to host JCU alumnus Guk Kim, founder of Cibando, a quality content and media communication company based in Italy that caters to restaurants and other dining enterprises.

Impact Hub, the Widest Social Innovation Center Network in the World.

Impact Hub, the Widest Social Innovation Center Network in the World.

On February 11th, Prof. Signorini’s class welcomed Dario Carrera, CEO and founder of Impact Hub Roma.

President Franco Pavoncello Interviewed by Chinese News Agency Xinhua on Italian Premier’s First Year

President Franco Pavoncello Interviewed by Chinese News Agency Xinhua on Italian Premier’s First Year

John Cabot University Franco Pavoncello was interviewed by Chinese English language news agency Xinhua English President PavoncelloNews on the first year of Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi's mandate.

Professor Daniel Roy Connelly Selected as Finalist for the Aesthetica Creative Writing Award

Professor Daniel Roy Connelly Selected as Finalist for the Aesthetica Creative Writing Award

English Language and Literature and Theater Professor Daniel Roy Connelly has been selected as one of 60 finalists in the international Aesthetica Creative Writing Award that attracted thousands of entries from writers across the world.

JCU Model United Nations Society Conference Tackles Cyber Security Issue

JCU Model United Nations Society Conference Tackles Cyber Security Issue

The club was pleased to welcome students coming from Liceo Blaise Pascal of Pomezia, St. George British International School of Rome, Liceo Innocenzo III of Rome –, as well as a delegation from Qatar Leadership Academy, led by an Alumna of the University, Professor Mia Elazizi.

Communications Student Giacomo Sproccati Selected as Finalist in “Mazda Make Things Better Competition”

Communications Student Giacomo Sproccati Selected as Finalist in “Mazda Make Things Better Competition”

Sproccati’s project has been shortlisted along with four other projects in the Mazda "Make Things Better" competition which took place during the Nobel Peace Prize Summit in Rome.

Professor Elizabeth Geoghegan and Editor Paula Derrow Give Joint Reading and Presentation on Women in Digital Publishing

Professor Elizabeth Geoghegan and Editor Paula Derrow Give Joint Reading and Presentation on Women in Digital Publishing

On February 17, the JCU Institute for Creative Writing and Literary Translation presented a joint reading and presentation by Creative Writing Professor Elizabeth Geoghegan and Shebooks Editor Paula Derrow.

Professor Federigo Argentieri Participates in Europe-Ukraine Forum held in Lodz, Poland

Professor Federigo Argentieri Participates in Europe-Ukraine Forum held in Lodz, Poland

JCU Political Science Professor Federigo Argentieri was invited to participate in the eighth forum on the Europe/Ukraine situation, sponsored by the prestigious Institute for Eastern Studies.

Correspondent for “The Globe and Mail” Eric Reguly Shares Insights with JCU Students

Correspondent for “The Globe and Mail” Eric Reguly Shares Insights with JCU Students

Eric Reguly, European Bureau Chief for The Globe and Mail, the Canadian daily, spoke to John Cabot students about "How to Pitch a Story to the Media." Says Reguly: "Grab my attention with the first 10 words."

Professor Michele Testoni Interviewed by Italian Journal “L’Indro” on Italy’s Foreign Policy

Professor Michele Testoni Interviewed by Italian Journal “L’Indro” on Italy’s Foreign Policy

On February 12th, John Cabot International Affairs professor Michele Testoni was interviewed by the Italian independent online journal L'Indro.