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The Mueller Report and the 2020 U.S. Presidential Race: an Event by the Guarini Institute

The Mueller Report and the 2020 U.S. Presidential Race: an Event by the Guarini Institute

The Guarini Institute for Public Affairs presented an event entitled “The Mueller Report and the 2020 Presidential Race” at John Cabot University on July 17, 2019. The speakers were Hans Noel, Andrew Spannaus, and Anna Zafesova. The event was moderated by Eduardo Albrecht, an alumnus of John Cabot University, now professor at Mercy College in New York City and part of the Guarini Institute advisory council.

Big Data in Politics: Alumnus Eduardo Albrecht

Big Data in Politics: Alumnus Eduardo Albrecht

After graduating in International Affairs and History from JCU in 1999, Eduardo Albrecht earned his M.A. in Anthropology of Development and Ph.D. in Anthropology at the School of Oriental and African Studies University of London. Eduardo currently teaches in New York City. In recent years Eduardo has been involved in JCU through his affiliation to the Guarini Institute.

Gamification Design: JCU Hosts Short Course

Gamification Design: JCU Hosts Short Course

The Center for Professional and Continuing Education at John Cabot University hosted the short course “Gamification Design” with Francesco Lutrario, Innovation and Technology Researcher and Founder of La Sapienza Gamification Lab, on July 3, 2019. Gamification Lab is the University of Rome’s laboratory dedicated to research and teaching in the fields of human-computer Interaction, gamification, and digital simulation. The event featured professionals from various industries and members of the JCU community including students, alumni, staff and professors.

The Sour Fruit: JCU Professor James Schwarten Edits Book on Lord Byron

The Sour Fruit: JCU Professor James Schwarten Edits Book on Lord Byron

Journalist and writer Vincenzo Patanè presented his latest book, The Sour Fruit: Lord Byron, Love & Sex (published by John Cabot University Press and co-published by Rowman & Littlefield) edited by JCU Professor James Schwarten, at the prestigious Keats-Shelley Museum at the foot of the Spanish Steps in Rome on June 14.

Italy Starts 2019 Announces Winner: MannequinME!

Italy Starts 2019 Announces Winner: MannequinME!

JCU's Institute for Entrepreneurship hosted the 3rd edition of Italy Starts on June 25, 2019. The winning idea was an app that helps you find the perfect outfit.

Theory and Experiments in Macroeconomics and Finance: JCU Hosts International Workshop

Theory and Experiments in Macroeconomics and Finance: JCU Hosts International Workshop

On June 19, 2019 the Department of Economics and Social Sciences organized an international workshop titled “Theory and Experiments in Macroeconomics and Finance”.  The workshop was the department’s first international event.

Guarini Institute Advisor Dr. Singh Conferred with Knighthood by Italian Republic

Guarini Institute Advisor Dr. Singh Conferred with Knighthood by Italian Republic

Guarini Institute for Public Affairs advisor, Dr. Pratishtha Singh, was recently been conferred with Knighthood by the Republic of Italy.

JCU Summer Engineering Students Visit Roma Tre University

JCU Summer Engineering Students Visit Roma Tre University

On June 4 and 5, 2019, JCU visiting summer engineering professors and students toured the laboratories of Roma Tre University’s Department of Engineering. Roma Tre doctoral students gave short presentations on their current research.

Professor Rosa Filardi Curates “Inclusiva:” a Festival Dedicated to Social Inclusivity

Professor Rosa Filardi Curates “Inclusiva:” a Festival Dedicated to Social Inclusivity

“Inclusiva" (Inclusive) is a three-day festival dedicated to the concept of inclusivity and breaking down the psychological, cultural, and geographical barriers that divide human beings. JCU professor Rosa Filardi, lecturer in Italian and Theatre and certified DanceMovement Therapist, is one of the curators along with Leonardo Gervasi and Michela Pasquali.

“Exporting Beauty:” Four JCU Representatives at First Italian Export Forum

“Exporting Beauty:” Four JCU Representatives at First Italian Export Forum

“Esportiamo bellezza” or “Exporting beauty” was the motto of the Italian Export Forum (IEF), which took place in Piano di Sorrento, near Naples, on June 14 and 15. IEF is the first forum dedicated to supporting initiatives aimed at promoting the export of Italian products in the world.

Leading Imperfectly: John Cabot University Welcomes James Robilotta

Leading Imperfectly: John Cabot University Welcomes James Robilotta

John Cabot University had the honor of welcoming author, professional speaker, personal coach, emcee, and entrepreneur James Robilotta on June 11 as a guest of the Office of Community Service, Religious Life and Multiculturalism.

John Cabot University Hosts Fifth Annual Ambassadors’ Luncheon

John Cabot University Hosts Fifth Annual Ambassadors’ Luncheon

John Cabot University welcomed 34 ambassadors and cultural attachés to the Lemon Tree Courtyard in the Guarini Campus for the fifth annual Ambassadors’ Luncheon on Friday, June 14, 2019. The event was aimed at celebrating educational exchange and international diplomacy.

“Games Without Barriers:” JCU Gladiators Support Italian Paralympic Sports

“Games Without Barriers:” JCU Gladiators Support Italian Paralympic Sports

“We are all strangely normal” was the theme of “Games Without Barriers,” a fundraising event that saw the participation of a delegation of JCU Gladiator athletes in Rome’s Stadio dei Marmi stadium on June 12.

Guarini Institute Panel Discussion: 30 Years After 1989 and a Week After the European Elections

Guarini Institute Panel Discussion: 30 Years After 1989 and a Week After the European Elections

On Monday, June 3rd, 2019 the Guarini Institute for Public Affairs held an event entitled “Europe: 30 years after 1989 and a week after the vote.” The speakers were Angela Brintlinger,Petr Mucha, and Caterina Preda.

“Poverty is Sexist:” JCU Welcomes Youth Ambassadors of the ONE Campaign

“Poverty is Sexist:” JCU Welcomes Youth Ambassadors of the ONE Campaign

On Monday June 3rd, the Office of Community Service, Religious Life and Multiculturalism invited JCU students Marta Moretti, Francesca Dalmazzo and JCU Alumna, Fabiana Fuschi, to present “Poverty is Sexist” as Youth Ambassadors of the ONE Campaign.