Archive for February, 2020

UNICRI 2020 Courses: Food Security, and Migration and Human Rights

UNICRI 2020 Courses: Food Security, and Migration and Human Rights

John Cabot University, and the United Nations Interregional Crime and Justice Research Institute (UNICRI) are proud to announce the second edition of the Spring Course on Food and Nutrition Security, and the fifth edition of the Summer Course on Migration and Human Rights.

The UN at 75: JCU Welcomes Robert Bruce Adolph

The UN at 75: JCU Welcomes Robert Bruce Adolph

The Guarini Institute for Public Affairs welcomed Robert Bruce Adolph for a talk called “The UN at 75: Aspiration and Reality” on February 18, 2020.

Always a Better Solution: Professor Khaison Duong

Always a Better Solution: Professor Khaison Duong

Professor Khaison Duong is lecturer in Computer Science and Educational Technology Specialist. Born in Vietnam of Chinese parents, he arrived in Canada as a refugee when he was 2 years old. Duong earned his B.S. in Computer Science from the University of Calgary (Canada) in 2001 and joined JCU in 2013. 

Return to Hard Politics: Professor Paul Coyer on Trump’s Foreign Policy

Return to Hard Politics: Professor Paul Coyer on Trump’s Foreign Policy

The Guarini Institute hosted a talk by Professor Paul Coyer called U.S. Foreign Policy in a Changing Geopolitical Context on February 5, 2020.

Meet Patrizia Feletig and Amy Rosenthal, Members of the Guarini Institute Advisory Council

Meet Patrizia Feletig and Amy Rosenthal, Members of the Guarini Institute Advisory Council

Patrizia Feletig is a journalist who mainly covers technology and the environment. Amy Rosenthal is an American journalist who spent four years as a correspondent in Israel. Both are members of the Guarini Institute Advisory Council.

A Multifaceted Approach to Art History: Alumna Alice Marinelli

A Multifaceted Approach to Art History: Alumna Alice Marinelli

Alice Marinelli completed her B.A. in Art History at JCU in 2017. Since then, she has been studying art history at University College London (UCL) and working at leading art businesses and galleries in London, such as Christie's, Victoria Miro, and the Parasol Unit Foundation for Contemporary Art. 

Protecting the Vulnerable: JCU Service Learning Welcomes Head of INTERSOS

Protecting the Vulnerable: JCU Service Learning Welcomes Head of INTERSOS

The JCU Service Learning program welcomed Giovanni Visone, Director of Communication and Fundraising at the humanitarian organization INTERSOS, for a lecture on social inclusion on February 17.

JCU Welcomes Paolo Petrocelli from Rome Opera House

JCU Welcomes Paolo Petrocelli from Rome Opera House

Professor Antonella Salvatore welcomed Paolo Petrocelli to her class, “Made in Italy: the Italian Business Environment.” on February 11, 2020.

Teaching as an Act of Generosity: Professor Carolina De Luca

Teaching as an Act of Generosity: Professor Carolina De Luca

Professor Carolina De Luca was born in Rome. She earned a B.A. in English Literature from Hunter College of the City University of New York (CUNY) and an M.A. and M.Phil. in Comparative Literature from the CUNY Graduate Center. She teaches English Composition and Public Speaking at JCU.

Breakthroughs in Anti-Slavery Work: A Talk by Professor Kevin Bales

Breakthroughs in Anti-Slavery Work: A Talk by Professor Kevin Bales

John Cabot University welcomed Professor Kevin Bales for a talk on Recent Breakthroughs in Anti-Slavery Work: New Technologies, New Ideas, New Approaches on February 13, 2020.

Traineeship at the European Union: Alumna Elena Assenza

Traineeship at the European Union: Alumna Elena Assenza

Alumna Elena Assenza, originally from Ragusa (Sicily), graduated cum laude with a major in International Affairs in 2017. She is currently a trainee at the Council of the European Union (EU) in Brussels, Belgium.

Sulwe Project: A Valentine’s Day Filled with Diversity and Inclusivity

Sulwe Project: A Valentine’s Day Filled with Diversity and Inclusivity

Two volunteers from the JCU Africans in the World Cultural Club (AWCC) participated in the launch of Sulwe on February 14.

“Corti a Roma”: Student Sandro Turchioe Organizes Short Film Festival

“Corti a Roma”: Student Sandro Turchioe Organizes Short Film Festival

JCU student Sandro Turchioe (Class of 2020) is organizing a short film festival in Rome on March 20 at Apollo 11 theater.

The Silence of Others: JCU Screens Documentary on Victims of Franco’s Regime

The Silence of Others: JCU Screens Documentary on Victims of Franco’s Regime

John Cabot University welcomed directors Almudena Carracedo and Robert Bahar for a screening of their award-winning 2018 documentary The Silence of Others on February 12, 2020.

Building a Career from the Ground Up: JCU Welcomes Eataly Representative Gregorio Baffigo

Building a Career from the Ground Up: JCU Welcomes Eataly Representative Gregorio Baffigo

John Cabot University welcomed Eataly representative Gregorio Baffigo in the context of Professor Antonella Salvatore’s ‘Made in Italy: The Italian Business Environment’ class on February 6, 2020.