Archive for April, 2016

JCU Alumna and Environmental Activist Zornitza Hadjitodorova Returns from International Antarctic Expedition

Says Zornitza, "We must remember that, as Sir Robert Swan says, 'The greatest threat to our Planet is the belief that someone else will protect it'".

JCU Professor and Students Provide Image Palette for William Kentridge’s “Triumphs and Laments”

Rome's great new work of contemporary art was inaugurated on April 21, 2016.

JCU Institute for Entrepreneurship Welcomes Nicola Usala, Co-Founder of Babaiola

Usala urged the importance of social media strategies as an essential framework for any start-up on the market today.

Communications Senior Alessandro Ceschi Presents Short Film “Sally Abroad”

"I experimented, which I think gives you the clearest path to creativity. It’s really important to keep experimenting."

Professor Sorgner Publishes 8th Volume of Posthumanist Series

Professor Stefan Lorenz Sorgner is one of the world's leading post- and transhumanist philosophers.

JCU Institute for Entrepreneurship Welcomes High School Students for “Italy Pitches”

Italy Pitches is a national, Elevator Pitch-style competition in English, focused on advocating for non profits, open to Italian High School students.

JCU Institute for Entrepreneurship Welcomes Jegor Levkovskiy, CEO of Bemyguru

On Tuesday, April 19th, the JCU Institute for Entrepreneurship, in collaboration with Professor Riccardo Maiolini's Strategic Decisions in Entrepreneurship (BUS 410) class, welcomed Jegor Levkovskiy for a guest lecture.

Is the American Century Over? JCU Welcomes Professor Joseph Nye

Professor Nye is Distinguished Service Professor at Harvard University, and former Dean of the John F. Kennedy School of Government.

Guarini Institute for Public Affairs and International Relations Society Present “After Brussels”

On Wednesday, April 6, the Guarini Institute for Public Affairs and the International Relations Society welcomed Maurizio Caprara, Senior Columnist at Corriere della Sera, alongside JCU professors Francesca Galli and Diane Maye, for a panel discussion on terrorism in the wake of the recent attacks in Brussels.

JCU 2016 Student Awards Winners

On Tuesday, April 19, 2016, John Cabot University students, faculty and staff gathered on the Secchia Terrace for the annual Student Award Ceremony. The awards, presented by President Franco Pavoncello and by the Vice President and Dean of Academic Affairs Mary Merva, are in recognition of academic and service excellence.

JCU Institute for Entrepreneurship Welcomes Laura Carpintieri, Co-Founder of Checkmoov

Carpintieri, who presented her co-founded company Checkmoov, offered great insights into her experience with strategic planning, market research and scenario analysis.

Prof. Abdolmohammadi Presents New Book on Modern Iran

On April 13, Political Science Professor Pejman Abdolmohammadi presented "Modern Iran: Internal and International Challenges of a Strategic Country."

Prof. Tijana Mamula Presents New Book “The Multilingual Screen: New Reflections on Cinema and Linguistic Difference”

On April 4, Professor of Communications Tijana Mamula presented her latest book The Multilingual Screen: New Reflections on Cinema and Linguistic Difference (Bloomsbury, 2016) at the University of Michigan.

Student Viktor Sobra Delseny Wins Award at CWMUN

Student Viktor Sobra Delseny, an International Affairs major from Perpignan, France, won an Honorable Mention at the New York Change the World Model United Nations (CWMUN) Conference.

Italian Government Research Center Features JCU in Case Study on New Learning Spaces

The case study focuses on an experimental initiative that has evolved into Learn Do Share, a program promoted by the JCU Institute for Entrepreneurship that matches real clients and real projects with students, who work as consultants to present a professional solution to a business need.