Archive for March, 2018

Italian Work Culture: JCU Students Participate in Nobilita Festival in Bologna

Italian Work Culture: JCU Students Participate in Nobilita Festival in Bologna

Students of Professor Antonella Salvatore’s course “Professional Skills for Career Development” participated in Nobilita – Festival del Lavoro, Bologna, Italy, on March 23. The event was aimed at investigating the work culture in Italy.

Working for a Better Future: International Affairs Student Giovanni Raguso

Working for a Better Future: International Affairs Student Giovanni Raguso

Giovanni Raguso (class of 2019), is a double-major in International Affairs and International Business senior. While at JCU, he has worked at the Italian Admissions Office, the Foreign Language Resource Center and also interned at the Israeli Embassy to the Holy See and Presidenza del Consiglio dei Ministri. He was also a member of Speak Up! Club and the Student Government.

E-government in Estonia: JCU Welcomes Ambassador Kuningas-Saagpakk

E-government in Estonia: JCU Welcomes Ambassador Kuningas-Saagpakk

John Cabot University’s Institute for Entrepreneurship welcomed the Estonian Ambassador Celia Kuningas-Saagpakk on Wednesday, March 14, 2018. Called “e-Stonia: Innovation and Digital Solutions,” the lecture was about Estonia’s electronic government.

Professor Welsh Participates in 21st Credit Suisse Asian Investment Conference

Professor Welsh Participates in 21st Credit Suisse Asian Investment Conference

Professor Bridget Welsh was invited to discuss the current Southeast Asian political environment at the 21st Credit Suisse Asian Investment Conference.

The Needs of the Soul: Professor Jean Yarbrough on Alexis de Tocqueville

The Needs of the Soul: Professor Jean Yarbrough on Alexis de Tocqueville

John Cabot University’s Department of Political Science and International Affairs and the Department of History and Humanities welcomed Jane Yarbrough – Gary M. Pendy Sr. Professor of Social Sciences Bowdoin College with a lecture “Alexis de Tocqueville on the Needs of the Soul” on March 15th.

Trump’s Foreign Policy Toward Asia: Guarini Institute Welcomes Brad Glosserman

Trump’s Foreign Policy Toward Asia: Guarini Institute Welcomes Brad Glosserman

The Guarini Institute for Public Affairs held an event on Trump Foreign Policy Toward Asia, on 15 March 2018. Among the participants were students, professors, as well as guests from other institutions.

India’s Politics and Demonetization: Guarini Institute Welcomes Professor Pratishtha Singh

India’s Politics and Demonetization: Guarini Institute Welcomes Professor Pratishtha Singh

The Guarini Institute for Public Affairs held an event on India’s politics and the impact of demonetization on February 20, 2018. Professor Pratishtha Singh, the guest speaker, talked about Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his political strategies.

Teaching and Learning Innovation: JCU Delegation Visits University of Cairo, Egypt

Teaching and Learning Innovation: JCU Delegation Visits University of Cairo, Egypt

In February John Cabot sent a delegation from the Department of English Language and Literature to the American University of Cairo to attend and present at the Talix: Teaching and Learning Innovation Exchange Conference.

JCU Hosts New York Gala: April 10 at Union League Club

JCU Hosts New York Gala: April 10 at Union League Club

John Cabot University is pleased to invite the JCU community and friends to the New York Gala, which will take place at The Union League Club on Tuesday, April 10, 2018, at 7:00 pm.

The Future of Newspaper Publishing: Emanuele Bevilacqua

The Future of Newspaper Publishing: Emanuele Bevilacqua

The Department of Modern Languages and Literature and the Communications Department welcomed Emanuele Bevilacqua from University of Italian Switzerland in Lugano to CMS/ITS 322 Italian Media and Popular Culture class on March 13.

Social Business in Action: Professor Eugenio La Mesa for CureThalassemia

Social Business in Action: Professor Eugenio La Mesa for CureThalassemia

Business Administration Professor Eugenio La Mesa held a lecture titled “Cure Thalassemia” as part of his MGT 345 Social Entrepreneurship class on March 12.

JCU President Franco Pavoncello Discusses Italian Elections in International Press

JCU President Franco Pavoncello Discusses Italian Elections in International Press

A leading commentator on Italian politics, President Franco Pavoncello was recently interviewed by USA Today and the Washington Times on Italy's national elections, which took place on Sunday, March 4th.

New Project by Professor Mike Watson: The Revolution Will Be Live-Streamed

New Project by Professor Mike Watson: The Revolution Will Be Live-Streamed

On March 24, Communications professor Mike Watson will present The Revolution Will be Live-Streamed, an exhibition in Palermo, Italy, featuring an audiovisual installation together with multimedia works. This project is an anticipation of Politics of Dissonance - a festival of sound, noise, political video, and VJ performance - selected an official collateral event of Manifesta 12.

Professor Michael Driessen Wins Prestigious Jean Monnet Fellowship

Professor Michael Driessen Wins Prestigious Jean Monnet Fellowship

John Cabot University is pleased to announce that Professor Michael Driessen has won the prestigious Jean Monnet Fellowship to continue research on interreligious dialogue at the European University Institute (EUI) in Florence, Italy.

Social Media Empowers Street Art: Ivana De Innocentis from Urban Lives

Social Media Empowers Street Art: Ivana De Innocentis from Urban Lives

Business Professor Daniele Pica welcomed Ivana De Innocentis from Urban Lives to his BUS/CMS 361-1 Social Networks and Media Management class on March 7th.