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JCU Institute for Entrepreneurship Welcomes High School Students for “Italy Pitches”

JCU Institute for Entrepreneurship Welcomes High School Students for “Italy Pitches”

Italy Pitches is a national, Elevator Pitch-style competition in English, focused on advocating for non profits, open to Italian High School students.

Student Chiara Marrocco Chairs Harvard WorldMUN

Student Chiara Marrocco Chairs Harvard WorldMUN

Chiara Marrocco is a junior at John Cabot University. She recently acted as one of the Chairs in Harvard’s World Model United Nations, recently held in Rome. We asked her about her experience.

Meet Professor Gina Siddu Pilia, Foreign Language Resource Center

Meet Professor Gina Siddu Pilia, Foreign Language Resource Center

Prof. Pilia, who teaches Italian at John Cabot University, talks about the importance of learning foreign languages.

Social Media Competition Hosted by JCU Business Club

Social Media Competition Hosted by JCU Business Club

On February 24, 2016, John Cabot University's Business Club, in collaboration with the Institute for Entrepreneurship, hosted JCU's first-ever social media competition.

Panel Discussion: The European Parliament and the EU in Times of Crisis

Panel Discussion: The European Parliament and the EU in Times of Crisis

On February 15, 2016, the Guarini Institute for Public Affairs hosted a panel discussion on "The European Parliament and the EU in Times of Crises: Populism, Immigration, and Schengen," featuring Guido Lenzi, Lars Rensmann, Ezter Salgo and Donatella M. Viola.

Imaging Jewish Life: A Lecture by Professor Federica Clementi

Imaging Jewish Life: A Lecture by Professor Federica Clementi

The Guarini Institute for Public Affairs welcomed Federica K. Clementi to give a lecture on "From Eastern Europe to West Hollywood: Imaging Jewish Life and Family."

Dacia Maraini Presents her Book “Extravagance and Three Other Plays”

Dacia Maraini Presents her Book “Extravagance and Three Other Plays”

On February 2, 2016 the Institute for Creative Writing and Literary Translation together with the Department of Modern Languages and Literature welcomed celebrated Italian author Dacia Maraini to present her book Extravagance and Three Other Plays, recently published by JCU Press.

JCU IR Society Welcomes Pakistani Ambassador to Italy

JCU IR Society Welcomes Pakistani Ambassador to Italy

On February 1, 2016, the JCU International Relations Society welcomed the Pakistani Ambassador to Italy, Nadeem Riyaz, to speak about Pakistan’s foreign policy and challenges for the future.

Meet Professor Stefan Sorgner

Meet Professor Stefan Sorgner

Professor Stefan Sorgner, one of the world's leading post- and transhumanist philosophers, joined John Cabot's faculty in Spring 2016 after teaching at a number of universities across Germany and Austria.

Imagining Portus: From Archaeological Data to Computer Graphics

Imagining Portus: From Archaeological Data to Computer Graphics

On January 26, 2016, the Rome Society of the Archaeological Institute of America organized a public lecture on Portus, the imperial harbor of Ancient Rome.

JCU Alumna Diletta Luminari Represents Italy as Delegate to G(irls)20 Summit in Istanbul

JCU Alumna Diletta Luminari Represents Italy as Delegate to G(irls)20 Summit in Istanbul

On October 7-8, 2015, JCU alumna Diletta Luminari represented Italy in the annual G(irls)20 Summit in Istanbul. Modeled after the Group of 20 international forum, G(irls)20 is a widely recognized platform for young women's empowerment.

Olympic Truce and Sports Diplomacy: a Panel Discussion at JCU

Olympic Truce and Sports Diplomacy: a Panel Discussion at JCU

John Cabot University hosted the panel discussion “Olympic Truce and Sports Diplomacy,” with Dr. Mario Pescante, the International Olympic Committee's Ambassador to the United Nations.