Archive for November, 2018

John Cabot Students Shine at Fall Career Fair

John Cabot Students Shine at Fall Career Fair

Over 100 expected graduates and alumni took advantage of the chance to launch their career paths with full-time job and internship opportunities in the fields of Human Resources Management, Tourism and Hospitality, Education, Marketing and Communications, Finance, Business and Consulting, and IT Services.

Professor Adrian Stoian on “Data: the New Oil”

Professor Adrian Stoian on “Data: the New Oil”

The Department of Economics and Social Sciences organized a talk by JCU Professor Adrian Stoian titled "Data: the New Oil", on Tuesday, November 27.

English Language and Literature Department Hosts Student Reading

English Language and Literature Department Hosts Student Reading

John Cabot University’s English Literature Department organized a Student Reading on November 19, 2018. Ten students from various academic departments stood up and read creative writing pieces they produced. The works included fiction, non-fiction and poems, read in English and also Italian.

Professor Fabrizio Conti Gives Guest Lecture at University of Rome “La Sapienza”

Professor Fabrizio Conti Gives Guest Lecture at University of Rome “La Sapienza”

History and Humanities Professor Fabrizio Conti was invited to give a lecture to the international students of the Master’s in Fashion Through History at La Sapienza University in Rome on November, 22, 2018. The lecture, entitled “Clothing and Social Meaning: the Monk, the Knight, and the Witch,” was organized by the Department of History, Cultures and Religions.

Prof. Alina Sorgner Joins Institute of Labor Economics as Research Affiliate

Prof. Alina Sorgner Joins Institute of Labor Economics as Research Affiliate

JCU Professor of Applied Data Analytics Alina Sorgner recently accepted a prestigious invitation to join the Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) as Research Affiliate.

Global Course Connections Student Conference at JCU

Global Course Connections Student Conference at JCU

Students from Prof. Fabrizio Conti's course HS 235 The Birth of Medieval Europe and from Prof. Matthew Schoene’s course SOC 340 European Integration taught at Albion College, Michigan, met at John Cabot University for a Global Course Connection student conference on November 20, 2018. Students presented and discussed the topics they had been working on remotely in pairs throughout Fall 2018. The conference was sponsored by the Department of History and Humanities.

Professor Argentieri Interviewed by Al Jazeera on Italy’s 2019 Budget

Professor Argentieri Interviewed by Al Jazeera on Italy’s 2019 Budget

Prof. Argentieri, director of the Guarini Institute for Public Affairs, was interviewed by Al Jazeera on the Europe Union's rejection of Italy's budget law for 2019. 

From One Conference to the Next: Double Major Isha Mandal

From One Conference to the Next: Double Major Isha Mandal

Polital Science and International Business major Isha Mandal is a degree-seeking student from Kathmandu, Nepal. She actively participates in STAND, the Literature club, and is also an RA. Passionate about gender studies, law, and poetry, Isha has represented JCU in numerous conferences around Europe.  

ARPPJTETTO Onlus: The Challenges of Running an NGO in the Italian Context

ARPPJTETTO Onlus: The Challenges of Running an NGO in the Italian Context

The JCU Service Learning team welcomed guest speaker Ulderico Daniele, President of a Roman organization called ARPJTETTO Onlus. Founded in 1953, ARPPJTETTO mainly works with women, children and young people in disadvantaged conditions.

Entrepreneurship Brings JCU Alumni Together for Weekend of Startups

Entrepreneurship Brings JCU Alumni Together for Weekend of Startups

The JCU Institute for Entrepreneurship (IFE) proudly hosted the JCU Weekend of Startups – Art, Beauty & Culture from November 9 through 11, 2018.

Dr. Bin Liu from UN Food and Agriculture Organization on Food Loss and Waste

Dr. Bin Liu from UN Food and Agriculture Organization on Food Loss and Waste

John Cabot University hosted FAO food scientist Dr. Bin Liu for a lecture on domestic and international food waste and loss management. The event was sponsored by the Universities Fighting World Hunger Club with the help of Professor Margaret Kneller.

Guarini Institute Organizes JCU Study Trip to Ukraine

Guarini Institute Organizes JCU Study Trip to Ukraine

JCU students, along with Political Science professors Federigo Argentieri and Seth Jaffe, visited the city of Lviv in Western Ukraine and the Ukrainian Catholic University (UCU) from November 1st to 4th. During their stay, they attended four academic lectures on the Ukraine-Russia conflict and engaged in social activities with UCU students.

The Talented Ms. Perez: Study Abroad Student Veronica Perez

The Talented Ms. Perez: Study Abroad Student Veronica Perez

Study abroad student Veronica Perez talks about her experience at JCU, life in Rome, and why she chose Italy as her study abroad destination.

Professor Alessandro Antonelli: Italy and the European Union’s Stability and Growth Pact

Professor Alessandro Antonelli: Italy and the European Union’s Stability and Growth Pact

On Tuesday, November 13, the Department of Economics and Social Sciences kicked off its 2018-2019 “Prof Talks” Series with JCU Professor Alessandro Antonelli discussing “Italy and the European Union’s Stability and Growth Pact.”

JCU Gladiators Head to Barcelona for World InterUniversities Championship

JCU Gladiators Head to Barcelona for World InterUniversities Championship

JCU Athletics Men's Basketball and Futsal teams head to Barcelona to participate for the first time in the 4th World InterUniversities Championships.