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Entrepreneurship Class Project Leads to Internship

Entrepreneurship Class Project Leads to Internship

Together with Carol Spizzichino and Lisa Cheng, Fabrizia Maurizia Lemmo and Michele Massi recently presented a business plan to BoxEventi Italia as a class project for Professor Maiolini’s BUS 410.

Creativity as a Way of Life: Marketing Major Laura Santoponte

Creativity as a Way of Life: Marketing Major Laura Santoponte

A Marketing major and Communications minor at JCU, Laura Santoponte is an Orientation Leader and a student assistant in the Italian Admissions Office.

Criminals Without Borders: the Illicit Antiquities Trade

Criminals Without Borders: the Illicit Antiquities Trade

On March 21, 2017 the Department of Art History and Studio Art hosted a lecture by Lynda Albertson, CEO of the Association for Research into Crimes against Art (ARCA).

Institute for Entrepreneurship Presents: Design Thinking Workshop

Institute for Entrepreneurship Presents: Design Thinking Workshop

On March 24, 2017 the Institute for Entrepreneurship hosted a full-day workshop on Design Thinking with Mauro Del Santo from Fondazione Mondo Digitale. Del Santo is a designer and educator who specializes in product design and innovation in the field of manufacturing technologies.

Meenasarani Linde Murugan Discusses Black Orientalism at JCU

Meenasarani Linde Murugan Discusses Black Orientalism at JCU

Dr. Murugan is an Assistant Professor at Fordham University in the Department of Communication and Media Studies. Her main research interests are TV, gender, race, media, transnationalism, and fashion.

JCU Hosts Elevator Pitch Competition Final Round

JCU Hosts Elevator Pitch Competition Final Round

An Elevator Pitch is a quick way of putting across the fundamentals of a project, a business idea, a social cause, or even one’s qualifications. The aim is to capture the attention of the listeners and stimulate an action.

Finance Students Welcome yourCFO’s Fabio Scognamiglio and Fabio Cantoro

Finance Students Welcome yourCFO’s Fabio Scognamiglio and Fabio Cantoro

Professor Pulino welcomed two representatives of yourCFO to lecture her FIN 301 class. Fabio Scognamiglio, CEO, and Fabio Cantoro, a JCU alumnus (class of 2016), explained to the students how yourCFO works.

Celebrating Student Creativity: 8th Edition of Italy Reads Student Video Contest

Celebrating Student Creativity: 8th Edition of Italy Reads Student Video Contest

Italy Reads is John Cabot’s community-based reading and cultural exchange program and it is currently in its 8th year with up to 65 high schools involved.

The Institute for Entrepreneurship Hosts Startup Weekend Roma

The Institute for Entrepreneurship Hosts Startup Weekend Roma

This edition of Startup Weekend Rome was organized by entrepreneurs Luigi Fidelio, Guido Giordano, Federico Ronca and Antonio Romano, in collaboration with Professor Silvia Pulino and Joanne Bergamin from JCU.

“Non Essere Cattivo” by Claudio Caligari – A JCU Screening

“Non Essere Cattivo” by Claudio Caligari – A JCU Screening

Non Essere Cattivo is Claudio Caligari’s third movie, after Amore Tossico (1983) and L’Odore Della Notte (1998). Non Essere Cattivo is set in 1995, the year synthetic drugs were first introduced in Italy.

A Dialogue with the Middle East: Professor Donatella Della Ratta

A Dialogue with the Middle East: Professor Donatella Della Ratta

Communications Professor Donatella Della Ratta is an expert in Arabic-speaking media who started teaching at JCU this Spring 2017.

JCU Institute for Entrepreneurship Welcomes Monica Archibugi, CEO of Le Cicogne

JCU Institute for Entrepreneurship Welcomes Monica Archibugi, CEO of Le Cicogne

On November 15, 2016 the Institute for Entrepreneurship hosted a lecture by Monica Archibugi, CEO and founder of the startup Le Cicogne. The aim of the company is to match demand and supply of babysitting services and to help parents find a trusted babysitter.

JCU Hosts International Media Education Summit

JCU Hosts International Media Education Summit

On November 4-5, 2016 John Cabot University co-hosted the International Media Education Summit 2016, in collaboration with Bournemouth University and the Center for Excellence in Media Practice (CEMP).

John Cabot University Presents Lecture by Dr. Matthew Reza

John Cabot University Presents Lecture by Dr. Matthew Reza

On October 26, 2016, the Department of Modern Languages and Literature hosted a lecture by Dr. Matthew Reza, a researcher in the Faculty of Medieval and Modern Languages at the University of Oxford.

The Institute for Entrepreneurship Welcomes Alberto Piras from Brave Potions

The Institute for Entrepreneurship Welcomes Alberto Piras from Brave Potions

On October 20, 2016, the Institute for Entrepreneurship and Professor Silvia Pulino's BUS 305 class welcomed Alberto Piras, co-founder of the startup Brave Potions.