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John Cabot University Community Celebrates Sustainability Month

John Cabot University Community Celebrates Sustainability Month

During Sustainability month, JCU promotes various events to showcase the student body’s commitment to go green with JCU's Grassroots club.

JCU Volunteers Partner with Vo.Re.Co. Center to Serve Local Community

JCU Volunteers Partner with Vo.Re.Co. Center to Serve Local Community

On Mondays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays, JCU student volunteers serve meals and distribute food to local communities at the Vo.Re.Co. center in Rome.

Professor Alina Sorgner Launches Frank J. Guarini School of Business Research Workshops

Professor Alina Sorgner Launches Frank J. Guarini School of Business Research Workshops

The JCU Department of Business Administration held the first edition of the Frank J. Guarini School of Business’ series of research workshops, organized by Professor Alina Sorgner. Students from various disciplines presented research projects to foster academic discussion.

The Power of Writing: Visiting Student Reagan Davison

The Power of Writing: Visiting Student Reagan Davison

Reagan Davison, a senior at the University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa, studied abroad at JCU in Summer 2022. Her book, If a Thousand Lovers Spoke at Once (2022), contains various poems about her journey to achieve self-love despite her tribulations. 

JCU Hosts International Press Correspondents on Italian Elections

JCU Hosts International Press Correspondents on Italian Elections

The Guarini Institute for Public Affairs hosted international press correspondents on the Italian Elections on September 14, 2022. Discussions about Italy's political system and the various scenarios about the elections were discussed with international media.

Translation Talks: JCU Welcomes Renowned Author and Translator Claudia Durastanti

Translation Talks: JCU Welcomes Renowned Author and Translator Claudia Durastanti

John Cabot University presented “Translation Talks” featuring Italian-American author and translator Claudia Durastanti on September 12, 2022. The event is the first installment of an ongoing series focusing on translation. English professor Alessandra Grego introduced Durastanti, and Professor Berenice Cocciolillo moderated the discussion.  

Finding your Community: Student Setara Rahimi

Finding your Community: Student Setara Rahimi

Setara Rahimi transferred to JCU from the American University of Afghanistan, and is currently studying Business Administration.

Professor Ieva Jākobsone Bellomi Launches Project To Support Female Entrepreneurs in Namibia and Zambia

Professor Ieva Jākobsone Bellomi Launches Project To Support Female Entrepreneurs in Namibia and Zambia

In the beginning of July Professor Ieva Jākobsone Bellomi, together with her Latvian diaspora NGO #esiLV (Economic Cooperation and Investments in Latvia), launched a new bi-annual project to provide an entrepreneurial certificate program and an official platform to female entrepreneurs in Namibia and Zambia.

Meet International Affairs Alumna Ingeborg Gruenwald

Meet International Affairs Alumna Ingeborg Gruenwald

Ingeborg Gruenwald, who hails from Trieste, Italy, graduated from JCU in May 2022. In the fall, Inge will pursue a Master’s degree on the Political Economy of Europe and China at the London School of Economics and Political Science.

Media and the Environment: Alumna Elisabetta Petrucci

Media and the Environment: Alumna Elisabetta Petrucci

Elisabetta Petrucci, born and raised in Rome, graduated from JCU in May 2019. She has a B.A. in Communications with a minor in Entrepreneurship.  Elisabetta is currently pursuing her Master’s in Cultural Encounters and Communication at Roskilde University in Denmark.

John Cabot University Celebrates Pride Month

John Cabot University Celebrates Pride Month

JCU’s Office of Health and Wellbeing hosted two events in June 2022 to highlight themes that remain relevant more than 50 years after the first march, and to offer community members the opportunity to share their experiences and views.

Meet International Affairs Graduate Michaela Papavero

Meet International Affairs Graduate Michaela Papavero

Michaela Papavero is a recent graduate from a small town near Bari, in the Puglia region. She has a B.A in International Affairs with a minor in Legal Studies. In September, Michaela will pursue a Master of Science in Global Governance and Diplomacy at the University of Oxford.

Studying Art History in Rome: M.A. Student Bernat Racz

Studying Art History in Rome: M.A. Student Bernat Racz

Art History M.A. student Bernat Racz shares the benefits of studying Art History in Rome at John Cabot University.

Meet Art History MA Student Nadia Apa

Meet Art History MA Student Nadia Apa

Nadia Apa is a San Antonio, Texas native pursuing a Master's in Art History at John Cabot University. As part of Professor Lauf's Fabricating Rome class, Nadia conducted an interview with a local stained glass artist, before designing and producing an original stained glass piece.

Fascism and Populism: Open Discussion with Roger Griffin

Fascism and Populism: Open Discussion with Roger Griffin

On October 21, the Guarini Institute for Public Affairs and the Department of Political Science and International Affairs welcomed Roger Griffin, Emeritus Professor at Oxford Brookes University, to discuss fascism versus "healthy populism."

Meet JCU Director of Admissions Arianna Catti De Gasperi

Meet JCU Director of Admissions Arianna Catti De Gasperi

Arianna Catti De Gasperi is JCU’s Director of Admissions. Born to a Roman father and a Greek mother, Arianna graduated from JCU in 2010 with a B.A. in Communications. She then earned an M.A. in International Journalism from City, University of London.

Princeton Professor Patrick Geary Shares HistoGenes Research

Princeton Professor Patrick Geary Shares HistoGenes Research

The JCU Institute of Future and Innovation Study with the support of the Department of History and Humanities welcomed Patrick Geary, Professor of History Emeritus at Princeton, for a lecture titled “The new interdisciplinary history: Studying Barbarian migrations through genomic data.”

Professor Ieva Jākobsone Bellomi Moderates Panel for Italy Africa Business Week

Professor Ieva Jākobsone Bellomi Moderates Panel for Italy Africa Business Week

On October 9, Professor Ieva Jākobsone Bellomi moderated a panel discussion on the newly operational Africa Continental Free Trade Area for the 5th edition of Italy Africa Business Week (IABW).

Promoting Rimini as “The Italian Capital of Happiness”

Promoting Rimini as “The Italian Capital of Happiness”

On September 23, Professor Antonella Salvatore hosted a special class in the context of the Continuing Education program “Marketing, Neuroscienze e Digitale” to discuss Service Marketing and the case study of Rimini.

JCU Volunteers Join World Cleanup Day 2021 with Retake Roma

JCU Volunteers Join World Cleanup Day 2021 with Retake Roma

JCU Community Service volunteers participated in the World Cleanup Day on Saturday, September 18, 2021. One of the biggest civic movements of our time, this year the World Cleanup Day brought together over 25 million people across 190 countries for a cleaner planet.