Archive for December, 2018

JCU Hosts Conference on Ancient Aqueducts, Baths and Sewers

JCU Hosts Conference on Ancient Aqueducts, Baths and Sewers

John Cabot University hosted an evening of lectures as part of the Frontinus Society’s annual conference, “De Aquaeductu Urbis Romae: The Legacy of Sextus Iulius Frontinus International Congress on the History of Water Management and Hydraulic Engineering in the Mediterranean Region” on November 13th, 2018.

JCU Student Bebe Vio Receives Innovation Leader Award at Italian Parliament

JCU Student Bebe Vio Receives Innovation Leader Award at Italian Parliament

John Cabot University student and paralympic fencing champion Bebe Vio received the Innovation Leader Award from ANGI, the Italian Association of Young Innovators on December 7, 2018 at the Chamber of Deputies in Rome.

Around the World in Six Novels: An Experiment in Digital Humanities

Around the World in Six Novels: An Experiment in Digital Humanities

A presentation led by Professor Alessandra Grego on her innovative use of digital humanities in one her English Literature course "Selected Topics in World Literature" (EN310).

Running the Show: Communications Major Giulia Villanucci

Running the Show: Communications Major Giulia Villanucci

A Communications major at JCU, Giulia talks about her passion for video making, her position as Team Leader during Orientation, and where she sees herself in the future.

Embracing A Worldly View: English Literature Senior Giorgio Millesimi

Embracing A Worldly View: English Literature Senior Giorgio Millesimi

Giorgio Millesimi, an English Literature senior, tells us about his JCU experience, his views on the importance of studying literature today, and what he plans to do in the future.

Prof. Antonella Salvatore Represents JCU at “Digital Italy” 2018 Summit

Prof. Antonella Salvatore Represents JCU at “Digital Italy” 2018 Summit

The “Digital Italy” summit was launched in 2016 by “The Innovation Group,” an Italian management consulting company, in order to develop national strategies for digital innovation in the economy, society and public administration. Every year, analysts from “The Innovation Group” gather the summit presentations by economists, business leaders, politicians, public administration representatives, scholars and international experts in an annual report.

Youth and Sustainable Development: JCU Welcomes AIESEC

Youth and Sustainable Development: JCU Welcomes AIESEC

What is the role of youth in the United Nations’ 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development? In order to answer this question, the JCU Service Learning Team welcomed two representatives of AIESEC, the world’s largest youth-run organization, on November 15, 2018.

Alumna Shaza Saker, Founder of Hummustown, on Employment for Refugee Integration

Alumna Shaza Saker, Founder of Hummustown, on Employment for Refugee Integration

JCU Alumna Shaza Saker was invited to discuss the key role of employment for refugee integration in the Italian context on November 20, 2018.

A Resilient Space for Diversity: JCU hosts African Art Gallery

A Resilient Space for Diversity: JCU hosts African Art Gallery

John Cabot University hosted an “African Art Gallery” event organized by The Africans in the World Cultural Club, on November 21, 2018. The event focused on the importance of African art, music and food in order to raise awareness of the African Community at John Cabot University.

JCU Welcomes Antonio Lampis from Italian Ministry of Cultural Heritage and Tourism

JCU Welcomes Antonio Lampis from Italian Ministry of Cultural Heritage and Tourism

On October 17, 2018, JCU welcomed Antonio Lampis, General Director of Museums of the Italian Ministry for Cultural Heritage and Tourism (MIBAC). Lampis held a special lecture as part of the “CE-DGT 504 Museums, Exhibitions, and Events” course taught by Professor Giulia Ghia, part of the Continuing Education Program in Management and Digitization of Cultural Heritage.