Archive for October, 2020

JCU Alumnus Daryush Arabnia Elected President of UCIF Industrial Organization

JCU Alumnus Daryush Arabnia Elected President of UCIF Industrial Organization

John Cabot University alumnus Daryush Arabnia was recently elected President of UCIF (Unione Costruttori Impianti di Finitura), the Italian association of producers of automobile finishing plants.

Professor Thomas Aichner on 25 Years of Social Media

Professor Thomas Aichner on 25 Years of Social Media

JCU Marketing Professor Thomas Aichner recently published an article called “Twenty-Five Years of Social Media: A Review of Social Media Applications and Definitions from 1994 to 2019“ on Mary Ann Liebert, Inc., a leading independent publisher of scientific, technical, and medical content.

JCU Professor Silvia Scarpa Moderates Webinar on Hybrid Systems and the Crisis of Multilateralism

JCU Professor Silvia Scarpa Moderates Webinar on Hybrid Systems and the Crisis of Multilateralism

JCU Professor Silvia Scarpa moderated the webinar “The South-East passage: The age of hybrid systems and the crisis of multilateralism” on October 27, 2020.

Promoting Climate Action: JCU Hosts TEDxJohnCabotUniversity

Promoting Climate Action: JCU Hosts TEDxJohnCabotUniversity

John Cabot University had the pleasure of hosting TEDxJohnCabotUniversity on October 18, 2020, as part of the global launch of the TED Countdown initiative. The independently organized online event, licensed by  TED, featured members of the JCU community and TED Countdown Talks.

A Glimpse Into JCU: Second Academic Webinar Series

A Glimpse Into JCU: Second Academic Webinar Series

John Cabot University’s Admissions Office is happy to announce the second round of the Academic Webinar Series. Featuring alumni and current JCU professors, the series aims to help prospective students and parents get a special glimpse into the academics at JCU.

Student Artist Giggs Kgole to be Featured in London’s Signature African Art Gallery

Student Artist Giggs Kgole to be Featured in London’s Signature African Art Gallery

JCU Art History student and artist Giggs Kgole has been selected as one of 13 African artists to be featured in the Say My Name exhibition, which will be held from October 27 to November 28, 2020, at the Signature African Art gallery in London.

Institute of Future and Innovation Studies Participates in Messina/Taormina Conference

Institute of Future and Innovation Studies Participates in Messina/Taormina Conference

Francesco Lapenta, Founding Director of the JCU Institute of Future and Innovation Studies participated in "The Messina/Taormina Conference: The Future of Europe in the 21st Century," held from October 2 to 5, 2020.

Imagining a New Normal: JCU Welcomes Food Security Correspondent Thin Lei Win

Imagining a New Normal: JCU Welcomes Food Security Correspondent Thin Lei Win

John Cabot University Professor and Director of Institute for Entrepreneurship (IFE) Silvia Pulino welcomed journalist and food security correspondent Thin Lei Win from the Thomson Reuters Foundation on October 7, 2020, for an event called: “Imagining a New Normal.”

Not a Spectator Sport: Mathematics Professor Sara Munday

Not a Spectator Sport: Mathematics Professor Sara Munday

Originally from Dundee, Scotland, Professor Sara Munday holds a Ph.D. in Mathematics from the University of St. Andrews. She is currently Lecturer in Mathematics at JCU.

JCU and UNICRI Present 2nd Edition of “Specialized Course on Food Security at the Time of COVID-19”

JCU and UNICRI Present 2nd Edition of “Specialized Course on Food Security at the Time of COVID-19”

The United Nations Interregional Crime and Justice Research Institute (UNICRI), in cooperation with JCU, is organizing the second edition of the “Specialized Course on Food and Nutrition Security at the time of COVID-19,” which will be delivered online from 23 to 27 November 2020.  

Dream Big, Dream Small: A Children’s Book by Visiting Professor Elissa Ruffino

Dream Big, Dream Small: A Children’s Book by Visiting Professor Elissa Ruffino

Professor Elissa Ruffino recently wrote a book entitled, Dream Big, Dream Small, dedicated to the Hon. Frank J. Guarini, former U.S. Congressman and Chairman Emeritus of the JCU Board of Trustees.

Harris vs Pence: A Debate on America’s Future

Harris vs Pence: A Debate on America’s Future

On October 7, one month before the American presidential elections, the JCU Guarini Institute for Public Affairs hosted the online event “Harris vs Pence: I (vice) presidenti?”

Virtual Open Day in Italian on October 26: B.A. and Continuing Education Programs

Virtual Open Day in Italian on October 26: B.A. and Continuing Education Programs

On October 26, 2020 at 6 PM, John Cabot University will hold a virtual open day in Italian to present Bachelor’s degrees (B.A.) and Continuing Education programs (Master Post Laurea). The open day is aimed at high school students and university graduates. 

John Cabot University Mourns Passing of Beloved Former Trustee Peter Secchia

John Cabot University Mourns Passing of Beloved Former Trustee Peter Secchia

The John Cabot University community is saddened to announce that Peter Secchia, a former member of the JCU Board of Trustees and great friend of the University, passed away on October 21.

Belarus, Italy and the EU: A Guarini Institute Online Round Table Discussion

Belarus, Italy and the EU: A Guarini Institute Online Round Table Discussion

The Guarini Institute for Public Affairs hosted an online round table discussion called “La crisi bielorussa, l'UE e l'Italia” (The Belarus Crisis, the EU and Italy).