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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.

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.

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 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.

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.