Author Archive

A Passion for Film : Alumna Corinna Rombi

A Passion for Film : Alumna Corinna Rombi

JCU Alumna Corinna Rombi, from Siena, Italy, majored in Communications and minored in Marketing. Today she talks about what motivated her to pursue a career in the film industry and she talks a little bit about her most recent job as an assistant for a film director shooting a series for Sky.

Brexit and the Irish Border: Professor Tara Keenan

Brexit and the Irish Border: Professor Tara Keenan

English Professor Tara Keenan held a lecture at John Cabot University on April 9 to discuss the social and economic implications of Brexit and the possible creation of a hard border in Ireland.

Alessandro Signorini: How to Support a Dream Through Fundraising

Alessandro Signorini: How to Support a Dream Through Fundraising

Marketing Professor Alessandro Signorini was invited to talk about fundraising for NGOs in the context of JCU Service Learning seminars on March 5. Prof. Signorini talked about how Fundraising for NGOs really works, what kind of projects donors are most inclined to finance, and the power of telling individual stories about those who will benefit from donations.

Competitive Models in the Pharmaceutical Industry: JCU Welcomes Representatives of So.Farma.Morra

Competitive Models in the Pharmaceutical Industry: JCU Welcomes Representatives of So.Farma.Morra

Prof. Antonella Salvatore welcomed representatives of the pharmaceutical company So.Farma.Morra to her course “Made in Italy: the Italian Business Environment,” on Monday, February 25. Founded by Alessandro Morra in 1980, So.Farma.Morra started as a small business in southern Italy. It has now turned into a large group that incorporates other companies, each specialized in a specific branch, including pharmaceutical distribution to pharmacies, import, export, communication, and marketing.

Wellness Week Spring 2019: A Focus On Physical, Mental, and Spiritual Health

Wellness Week Spring 2019: A Focus On Physical, Mental, and Spiritual Health

JCU hosted the biannual Health and Wellness Week, a series of events that focused on stress management, sex education, mental health, mindfulness, and spiritual wellbeing on February 25-March 1. The week consisted in an event dedicated to stress management, “Stress Less”, a “mindful meditation and compassion” class, a Sex Education talk, an event on mental health first aid, a yoga class, two mindfulness sessions, a self-defense workshop, and a meditation session in Villa Ada.

Giving = Receiving: Alumna Federica Nappa

Giving = Receiving: Alumna Federica Nappa

JCU alumna Federica Nappa talks about her internship in the Immigration Office at John Cabot University, what brought her to JCU in the first place, her plans for the future, the independent study course that she took in Spring 2018, her ultimate career goal, and some useful tips for graduating students.

Lorena Antoniazzi Fashion Brand: The Excellence of an Italian Family Business

Lorena Antoniazzi Fashion Brand: The Excellence of an Italian Family Business

Luca Mirabassi was invited to JCU on Tuesday, February 19, for Prof. Salvatore’s course “Retailing Applied to Fashion Industry” and shared his experience as CEO of the 100% made-in-Italy fashion brand Lorena Antoniazzi.

From Script to Screen: Professor Maurizio Marmorstein

From Script to Screen: Professor Maurizio Marmorstein

Maurizio Marmorstein teaches Fundamentals of Screenwriting at John Cabot University. He holds a B.A. from Seton Hall University and an M.A. from Middlebury College in Italian Language and Culture.

Journalism and the City: Communications Major Rebecca Piattelli

Journalism and the City: Communications Major Rebecca Piattelli

Rebecca Piattelli is a senior Communications major and Business Administration minor from Rome. After spending a semester abroad at the New School in NYC, Rebecca is doing a journalism internship at the Angelicum University in Rome, under the direct supervision of media relations consultant Carmen Luisa Coya. 

The Spiritual Side of Peacekeeping: Alumna Devi Mohan

The Spiritual Side of Peacekeeping: Alumna Devi Mohan

Devi Mohan, who is from Montenegro, graduated from JCU with a major in International Affairs in 2003. She is a certified Yoga Instructor, director and senior teacher of the Himalayan School of Traditional Yoga, and the Global President of the internationally active charity ACT Foundation.

Personality and Political Behavior: International Affairs Major Michela Maurizi

Personality and Political Behavior: International Affairs Major Michela Maurizi

Michela Maurizi is a senior International Affairs major and Psychology minor from Marche, Italy. Michela interned at the US Embassy in Rome and plans to pursue a career in International Security Studies.

Effort in Games with Homogenous Functions: Dr. Walter Ferrarese

Effort in Games with Homogenous Functions: Dr. Walter Ferrarese

The Department of Economics and Social Sciences hosted Dr. Walter Ferrarese (University of Rome Tor Vergata) who presented his research titled “Equilibrium Effort in Games with Homogeneous Production Functions and Homogeneous Valuation”, on Wednesday, February 13.

Human Rights Activist: Alumna Chiara De Luca

Human Rights Activist: Alumna Chiara De Luca

Alumna Chiara De Luca shares with us her fantastic experience at JCU, her dream job that she obtained after graduation, a few advices for students considering JCU, and some useful tips for graduating students.

Immigration in a Search-Equilibrium Model: Bright Ikhenaode

Immigration in a Search-Equilibrium Model: Bright Ikhenaode

The Department of Economics and Social Sciences organized a presentation by Bright Ikhenaode, PhD candidate in Economics from Sapienza University in Rome, titled "Immigration, Skill Acquisition and Fiscal Redistribution in a Search-Equilibrium Model" on Wednesday, January 30.

Prof. Alina Sorgner: Data-Analytic Thinking is the 21st Century Skill

Prof. Alina Sorgner: Data-Analytic Thinking is the 21st Century Skill

JCU Professor for Applied Data Analytics Alina Sorgner was invited to discuss Data Analytic Thinking and related topics at a round table that took place in Moscow, Russia.