Archive for June, 2018

Professor Salvatore at Round Table on Digital Innovation and Cultural Heritage

Professor Salvatore at Round Table on Digital Innovation and Cultural Heritage

Professor Antonella Salvatore participated in a round table on digital innovation and cultural heritage hosted by The Innovation Group and Zètema Progetto Cultura at Casa del Cinema (Villa Borghese, Rome) on June 20th.

John Cabot University Announces Winners of 2018 Italy Writes Contest

John Cabot University Announces Winners of 2018 Italy Writes Contest

On June 12th, JCU recognized High School students for merit in creative writing, in English, in the categories of Fiction and Non-Fiction.

Creative Writing Institute Showcases Student Talent

Creative Writing Institute Showcases Student Talent

The JCU Institute for Creative Writing and Literary Translation invited the JCU community to a reading by a group of talented students on June 20th.

“Reflections on the Revolution of 1979 in Iran:” JCU Welcomes Prof. Michael Axworthy

“Reflections on the Revolution of 1979 in Iran:” JCU Welcomes Prof. Michael Axworthy

John Cabot University welcomed Michael George Andrew Axworthy for the Presidential Lecture “Reflections on the Revolution of 1979 in Iran and Why History Matters" on June 14th.

Service Learning Meet & Greet: JCU Hosts Humanitarian Partners

Service Learning Meet & Greet: JCU Hosts Humanitarian Partners

The JCU Service Learning Project – Combining Fieldwork and Education hosted its First Annual Meeting with partner organizations that offer learning opportunities to JCU students and alumni who wish to explore careers in the humanitarian field, on June 15th.

Professor Alina Sorgner Invited to Join Think20 Taskforce on Gender Economic Equity

Professor Alina Sorgner Invited to Join Think20 Taskforce on Gender Economic Equity

JCU Professor Alina Sorgner was recently invited to be a member of the Think20 Taskforce on Gender Economic Equity. Think20 is a worldwide research and policy advice network for the G20, which is under the Argentine presidency this year.

Prof. Walter Arrighetti Discusses Complex Film Restoration at Cinema Ritrovato Festival

Prof. Walter Arrighetti Discusses Complex Film Restoration at Cinema Ritrovato Festival

Professor Walter Arrighetti will be giving a talk on June 26th at the Cinema Ritrovato international film festival in Bologna, Italy. An expert in cybersecurity and member of the Department of Mathematics, Natural and Applied Sciences, Prof. Arrighetti’s presentation is entitled “The Interoperable Master Format (IMF) and the Academy Color Encoding System (ACES) frameworks in complex film-restoration projects.”

“Raising Questions:” Meet Dolen Perkins-Valdez, JCU’s Writer in Residence

“Raising Questions:” Meet Dolen Perkins-Valdez, JCU’s Writer in Residence

The JCU Institute for Creative Writing and Literary Translation welcomed 2018 Writer in Residence Dolen Perkins-Valdez for a reading from her best-selling novels Wench and Balm on June 18th.

Congratulations to Winners of Italy Starts, JCU’s New Business Mentoring Program

Congratulations to Winners of Italy Starts, JCU’s New Business Mentoring Program

Congratulations to Rome high school students Elisa Guarino and Sara Pierandrei from Liceo Giordano Bruno who won the first edition of John Cabot University's Italy Starts.

Business in the Real World: Student Laura De Francisci

Business in the Real World: Student Laura De Francisci

Born in Palermo, Sicily to an American mother and an Italian father, Laura de Francisci (class of 2019) is a Business Administration major and Economics and Finance minor. Currently, she is the president of the Business Club at John Cabot University.

Marcel Marceau, Poetics of Gesture: A Celebration of the Legendary Mime

Marcel Marceau, Poetics of Gesture: A Celebration of the Legendary Mime

John Cabot University welcomed Patrizia Iovine for the presentation of her book "Marcel Marceau, Poetics of Gesture (Casadei Libri) on June 7th.

JCU Welcomes Ambassadors and Cultural Attachés from 21 Countries

JCU Welcomes Ambassadors and Cultural Attachés from 21 Countries

John Cabot University hosted an Ambassadors’ Lunch on Friday, June 8, welcoming 28 ambassadors, cultural attachés, and embassy representatives from 21 countries to the Guarini campus in Rome.

Announcing 2018 Summer School on Migration and Human Rights

Announcing 2018 Summer School on Migration and Human Rights

John Cabot University and the United Nations Interregional Crime and Justice Research Institute (UNICRI) are pleased to announce the sixth edition of the Summer School on Migration and Human Rights. 

JCU Enactus Team Wins National Contest and Heads to Silicon Valley

JCU Enactus Team Wins National Contest and Heads to Silicon Valley

The JCU Institute for Entrepreneurship is proud to announce that the John Cabot Enactus team won the Enactus national contest on June 1st. In October 2018 the team will fly to Silicon Valley in California to represent John Cabot and Italy at the Enactus worldwide competition!

“Challenges and Opportunities of Digitalization for Entrepreneurship” Workshop

“Challenges and Opportunities of Digitalization for Entrepreneurship” Workshop

John Cabot University’s Institute for Entrepreneurship held the “Challenges and Opportunities of Digitalization for Entrepreneurship" workshop on Thursday, May 31.