Archive for February, 2017

An Inclusive World Perspective: Political Science Major Katie Kehoe

An Inclusive World Perspective: Political Science Major Katie Kehoe

A daughter of Portland, Oregon, 21-year-old Katie Kehoe majors in both Political Science and Italian Studies. She is the former president of the JCU Queer Alliance and current Vice President of Student Government. Katie also serves as treasurer for OLAS, and works as both Orientation Leader and Writing Center tutor.

JCU Participates in Peer-to-Peer Facebook Global Digital Challenge

JCU Participates in Peer-to-Peer Facebook Global Digital Challenge

Professor Riccardo Maiolini’s E-Marketing class (MKT 340) will represent John Cabot University in the Peer-to-Peer Facebook Global Digital Challenge

Waheed Omar, Afghanistan’s Ambassador to Italy, Visits JCU

Waheed Omar, Afghanistan’s Ambassador to Italy, Visits JCU

On January 31, 2017, John Cabot University's International Relations Society welcomed Waheed Omar, Afghanistan’s Ambassador to Italy.

Where Are They Now? Meet Alumna Challis Popkey

Where Are They Now? Meet Alumna Challis Popkey

We catch up with JCU Alumna Challis Popkey. Originally from Boise, Idaho, Challis, Class of 2015, graduated with a major in Communications.

John Cabot University Hosts First Spring 2017 Career Fair

John Cabot University Hosts First Spring 2017 Career Fair

The Center for Career Services has achieved the partnership with 440 companies and organizations, in different industries. All these organizations offer internships and job opportunities to JCU students and alumni.

IFE Welcomes Stephanie Mitchell, Founder of Gymbag

IFE Welcomes Stephanie Mitchell, Founder of Gymbag

The Institute for Entrepreneurship welcomed Stephanie Mitchell, founder of Gymbag, to Professor Pulino's Introduction to Entrepreneurship class.

Re-branding the Writing Center

Re-branding the Writing Center

The Writing Center is John Cabot University’s resource for writers. Intended '"for all writers, of all levels," the Center offers one-hour sessions for students who are interested in improving their written work. Thanks to a collaboration with Professor Sabrina Schmidt’s Graphic Design and Advanced Graphic Design classes, the Writing Center is receiving a graphic makeover.

Music Against Violence: Student Karima 2G Performs for Amnesty International

Music Against Violence: Student Karima 2G Performs for Amnesty International

JCU student and rapper Anna Maria Gehnyei, aka Karima 2G, recently wrote and performed lead vocals on “Roots,” a song recorded in collaboration with History and Amnesty International Italia, that aims to shed light on contemporary slavery.

Startup Weekend Rome | February 17-19

Startup Weekend Rome | February 17-19

The JCU Institute for Entrepreneurship is proud to announce the launch of Startup Weekend, an extraordinary 3-day marathon during which participants pitch and develop their idea, join other teams, meet local entrepreneurs, find mentors and investors, and have first-hand experience of what it means to launch a startup.

Speak Truth to Power: A Dialogue with Journalist and Professor Chris Livesay

Speak Truth to Power: A Dialogue with Journalist and Professor Chris Livesay

Professor Christopher Livesay, Lecturer in Journalism, joined JCU in Spring 2017. A foreign correspondent and producer for PBS NewsHour, his recent work focuses on the Middle East conflict, the rise of populism in Europe, and the refugee crisis.

JCU Hosts Screening of “Verano”

JCU Hosts Screening of “Verano”

On January 25, 2017 the Department of Communications and the Institute for Creative Writing and Literary Translation hosted a screening of “Verano”, a short movie directed by JCU alumnus Alessandro Ceschi and based on Professor Carlos Dews’s short story “Recoleta”.