Archive for February, 2018

John Cabot University Alumni Gathering in London

On Friday, February 2, 2018, the John Cabot University alumni community in London came together on the occasion of the Alumni Gathering.

JCU Alumna Shaza Saker Launches “Hummustown” to Help Syrian Refugees

John Cabot University alumna Shaza Saker has launched Hummustown, a catering organization that provides job opportunities to Syrian refugees in Rome.

Aristotle on Emotions and Persuasion: A Lecture by Professor Alessandra Fussi

On Monday, February 12, The Department of History and Humanities, the Department of Political Science and International Affairs, and the Rome Political Theory Colloquium organized a lecture by Professor Alessandra Fussi. Entitled “Aristotle on Rhetoric and Emotions,” the lecture focused on the relevance of Aristotle’s theories and the importance of rhetoric in our lives today.

“I am not old enough:” Early Marriages in Rome’s Slums

The Department of Modern Languages and Literature and Service Learning – Combining Fieldwork and Education hosted a special lecture called “’I am not old enough’: Early Marriages in Rome's Slums.”

Guarini Institute Hosts Panel Discussion on Italy’s 2018 Election

On Friday, February 9, 2018 The Guarini Institute for Public Affairs held a panel discussion on the upcoming Italian election, which will take place on March 4th. Among the participants were students, journalists, and diplomats, as well as guests from Georgetown University and the University of Pittsburgh.

JCU Delegation Attends Coopera Conference on International Cooperation

On Wednesday, January 24 and Thursday, January 25, 2018, about 30 John Cabot students, together with faculty and staff members attended COOPERA, the conference on International Cooperation organized by the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation (MAECI) and the Italian Agency for Cooperation and Development (AICS).

Sound Design in Film: JCU Welcomes Gustavo Costantini

On Monday, February 5, 2018, the Department of Communications and Media Studies welcomed Professor Gustavo Costantini, an Argentinian sound designer and film scholar.

Italy Reads Students Interview Former Poet Laureate Billy Collins

The Italy Reads 2017 Keynote Address by former U.S. Poet Laureate Billy Collins was an occasion for 14 high school students and 4 JCU students (Italy Reads Volunteers) to get hands-on experience while contributing to the success of the kick-off event for JCU’s 9th annual program of English language reading and cultural exchange.

A Passion for the Practice of Law: Alumnus Anthony Vanicek

After graduating from Georgetown Law, alumni Anthony Vanicek was able to find a job as a trial attorney in Colorado. He was an International Affairs major at JCU.

JCU Welcomes Pasquale Longo, CEO of Powahome

On January 29th, JCU welcomed Pasquale Longo to Professor Antonella Salvatore’s “Made in Italy” class. Longo is the CEO and Co-founder of Powahome. Powahome is an automatic system that allows people to control the lights and window shutters in their homes from their mobile phone.