Archive for April, 2015

JCU Community Expresses Solidarity with People of Nepal

JCU Community Expresses Solidarity with People of Nepal

JCU wishes to express its solidarity with the people of Nepal in the wake of the devastating earthquake that struck the country on Saturday, April 25.

STAND Members Attend Vigil Commemorating Migrant Lives Lost at Sea

STAND Members Attend Vigil Commemorating Migrant Lives Lost at Sea

Every Friday, John Cabot University’s STAND club members spend their morning volunteering at the Joel Nafuma Refugee Center.

Commencement 2015 Special Guests: Ambassador Phillips and Author Dacia Maraini

Commencement 2015 Special Guests: Ambassador Phillips and Author Dacia Maraini

The Class of 2015, with its 148 students representing 27 countries, is the largest in JCU history. The University’s 43rd ceremony will take place at the Villa Aurelia on the Janiculum Hill overlooking the city of Rome.

Lady Gladiators Wins First Place in Roman Universities’ Championship

Lady Gladiators Wins First Place in Roman Universities’ Championship

On April 29, the JCU Lady Gladiators took home the Roman Universities League championship trophy in a 5-4 victory over Foro Italico.

John Cabot University Celebrates 2015 Student Award Ceremony

John Cabot University Celebrates 2015 Student Award Ceremony

President Franco Pavoncello, Vice President and Dean Mary Merva, and Vice President Andrea Giummarra 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.

IFE Presents Spring 2015 Elevator Pitch Competition

IFE Presents Spring 2015 Elevator Pitch Competition

On Monday, April 20 the JCU Institute for Entrepreneurship conducted the final round of the Spring 2015 Elevator Pitch Competition.

Professor Paola Castelli Gives Presentation at Society for Research in Child Development Conference in Philadelphia

Professor Paola Castelli Gives Presentation at Society for Research in Child Development Conference in Philadelphia

Prof. Castelli presented her research "Monitoring Memory Absence: from Disqualifying to Diagnostic Monitoring."

Volunteer in an Italian National Park in May with JCU Grassroots

Volunteer in an Italian National Park in May with JCU Grassroots

Live and learn with us this summer in wild Abruzzo!

JCU Welcomes Professor Veronica Benet-Martinez for Lecture on “The Psychology of Multicultural Experiences and Identities”

JCU Welcomes Professor Veronica Benet-Martinez for Lecture on “The Psychology of Multicultural Experiences and Identities”

The JCU Department of Economics and Social Sciences was pleased to host Veronica Benet-Martinez, Professor of Psychology at Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona on April 1st for a lecture entitled "The Psychology of Multicultural Experiences and Identities."

John Cabot University New York City Gala Featured on i-Italy TV

John Cabot University New York City Gala Featured on i-Italy TV

On April 14th, i-Italy TV published a video about the JCU New York Gala, which was held on March 31 at the Union League Club.

Professor Silvia Scarpa Presents “Human Trafficking from the Perspective of Victims” at Conference in Garmisch, Germany

Professor Silvia Scarpa Presents “Human Trafficking from the Perspective of Victims” at Conference in Garmisch, Germany

On April 14, JCU Professor Silvia Scarpa gave a presentation on “Human Trafficking from the Perspective of Victims” during the “Countering Narcotics and Illicit Trafficking” (CNIT) Resident Program held at the George C. Marshall European Center for Security Studies in Garmisch, Germany.

JCU Hosts Rwandan Genocide Commemoration

JCU Hosts Rwandan Genocide Commemoration

John Cabot University hosted an event in commemoration of the 800,000 victims slaughtered in the space of one hundred days during the 1994 Rwandan genocide, perpetrated against the Tutsis and moderate Hutus.

Guarini Institute Welcomes Renowned Reporter Ann Louise Bardach

Guarini Institute Welcomes Renowned Reporter Ann Louise Bardach

On March 30th, the Guarini Institute had the pleasure of welcoming PEN-Award winning journalist Ann Louise Bardach to speak at the Aula Magna at John Cabot University.

Third Edition of Successful Textbook Presented at Polish Institute of Rome

Third Edition of Successful Textbook Presented at Polish Institute of Rome

On Wednesday March 25th, the Guarini Institute, along with several other cultural and diplomatic bodies, organized a panel at the Istituto Polacco to discuss the recently released third edition of “Central and East European Politics: From Communism to Democracy.”

Spring 2015 Career Fair a Great Success

Spring 2015 Career Fair a Great Success

Multinational companies, international organizations and not-for profit companies attended JCU Career Fair on March 27th.