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Meet Fabio Filocamo, Member of the Guarini Institute Advisory Council

Meet Fabio Filocamo, Member of the Guarini Institute Advisory Council

Fabio Filocamo, member of the Guarini Institute Advisory Council, is the founder and managing director of Dnamis, a technology transfer and venture capital company.

John Cabot University Launches Minor in Art and Design

John Cabot University Launches Minor in Art and Design

John Cabot University is pleased to announce the launch of the Minor in Art and Design, beginning in Fall 2020.

Continuing Education: JCU Offers Short Courses for Professionals in Summer 2020

Continuing Education: JCU Offers Short Courses for Professionals in Summer 2020

John Cabot University offers short courses in six different areas: Language; Digital Marketing; Digital Innovation; Culture and Events Management; Business Finance and Export; Human Resource Management and Personal Development.

A Gift for Your Future Self: Alumna Vanessa Constantinidis

A Gift for Your Future Self: Alumna Vanessa Constantinidis

Born and raised in Philadelphia, alumna Vanessa Constantinidis holds an undergraduate degree in English and Italian, and a graduate degree in Writing Studies, both from Saint Joseph’s University. In 2011 Vanessa studied abroad at John Cabot University for a semester. 

Life on Set: Alumna Laila Petrone

Life on Set: Alumna Laila Petrone

John Cabot University welcomed filmmaker and JCU alumna Laila Petrone (Class of 2001) on March 4, 2020. Laila discussed her career in the film industry and explored the many issues of identity, family and multiculturalism in her work. 

A Passion for Tech: Alumna Ilaria Colasanti

A Passion for Tech: Alumna Ilaria Colasanti

Originally from Rome, Ilaria Colasanti graduated from John Cabot University in 2016 with a degree in Business Administration and a minor in International Affairs. Since completing her studies, she has worked in Italy, Australia and the UK, gaining experience in stakeholders, account and operations management. 

A Hand to the Needy: JCU’s STAND Volunteers at Casa Del Papà

A Hand to the Needy: JCU’s STAND Volunteers at Casa Del Papà

On February 28, 2020, members of John Cabot University’s chapter of STAND, and other Community Service volunteers, dedicated their time to building furniture for the Casa Del Papà, a structure that hosts fathers whose children are hospitalized at the Bambino Gesù Hospital, in Rome.

The UN at 75: JCU Welcomes Robert Bruce Adolph

The UN at 75: JCU Welcomes Robert Bruce Adolph

The Guarini Institute for Public Affairs welcomed Robert Bruce Adolph for a talk called “The UN at 75: Aspiration and Reality” on February 18, 2020.

Return to Hard Politics: Professor Paul Coyer on Trump’s Foreign Policy

Return to Hard Politics: Professor Paul Coyer on Trump’s Foreign Policy

The Guarini Institute hosted a talk by Professor Paul Coyer called U.S. Foreign Policy in a Changing Geopolitical Context on February 5, 2020.

Meet Patrizia Feletig and Amy Rosenthal, Members of the Guarini Institute Advisory Council

Meet Patrizia Feletig and Amy Rosenthal, Members of the Guarini Institute Advisory Council

Patrizia Feletig is a journalist who mainly covers technology and the environment. Amy Rosenthal is an American journalist who spent four years as a correspondent in Israel. Both are members of the Guarini Institute Advisory Council.

Traineeship at the European Union: Alumna Elena Assenza

Traineeship at the European Union: Alumna Elena Assenza

Alumna Elena Assenza, originally from Ragusa (Sicily), graduated cum laude with a major in International Affairs in 2017. She is currently a trainee at the Council of the European Union (EU) in Brussels, Belgium.

Meet Angela Brintlinger, Member of Guarini Institute Advisory Council

Meet Angela Brintlinger, Member of Guarini Institute Advisory Council

Angela Brintlinger has a PhD in Slavic Languages and Literatures from the University of Wisconsin/Madison and is professor of Russian literature, chair of Graduate Studies and director of the Center for Slavic and East European Studies at Ohio State University. She joined the Guarini Institute Advisory Council in Summer 2019.

Meet Viviana Mazza, Member of Guarini Institute Advisory Council

Meet Viviana Mazza, Member of Guarini Institute Advisory Council

Viviana Mazza is a writer and journalist who covers foreign affairs for the Italian daily newspaper Corriere Della Sera, for which she has been writing since 2006. At Corriere Della Sera, she specializes on the Middle East, Pakistan, the United States, the United Kingdom, and Nigeria. Viviana Mazza is a member of the Guarini Institute Advisory Council.

Breaking Through the Rainbow: Meet Alumnus James La Russo

Breaking Through the Rainbow: Meet Alumnus James La Russo

Born in New York, alumnus James Jack La Russo graduated from JCU in 2009 with a Major in International Affairs and a Minor in History. He’s currently working as Senior PR & Communications Executive in his native New York at Denihan Hospitality, a private hotel management & development company of upscale, luxury, boutique, and lifestyle hotels in North America.

Professor Nicola Petrocchi Selected for the APS 2020 Young Investigator Colloquium

Professor Nicola Petrocchi Selected for the APS 2020 Young Investigator Colloquium

Professor Nicola Petrocchi has been selected as a Scholar for the APS 2020 Young Investigator Colloquium by The American Psychosomatic Society. The purpose of this event is to encourage the development of innovative and impactful psychosomatic research by bringing together the expertise of senior APS mentors with the innovative research ideas of postgraduate trainees.