Author Archive

Business in the Real World: Student Laura De Francisci

Born in Palermo, Sicily to an American mother and an Italian father, Laura de Francisci (class of 2019) is a Business Administration major and Economics and Finance minor. Currently, she is the president of the Business Club at John Cabot University.

JCU Welcomes Ambassadors and Cultural Attachés from 21 Countries

John Cabot University hosted an Ambassadors’ Lunch on Friday, June 8, welcoming 28 ambassadors, cultural attachés, and embassy representatives from 21 countries to the Guarini campus in Rome.

Announcing 2018 Summer School on Migration and Human Rights

John Cabot University and the United Nations Interregional Crime and Justice Research Institute (UNICRI) are pleased to announce the sixth edition of the Summer School on Migration and Human Rights. 

JCU Enactus Team Wins National Contest and Heads to Silicon Valley

The JCU Institute for Entrepreneurship is proud to announce that the John Cabot Enactus team won the Enactus national contest on June 1st. In October 2018 the team will fly to Silicon Valley in California to represent John Cabot and Italy at the Enactus worldwide competition!

The Arab Archive: Mediated Memories and Digital Flows

John Cabot University hosted the workshop “The Arab Archive: Mediated Memories and Digital Flows” on May 24th and 25th. Guest speakers from different Arab regions as well as from other parts of the world came together to discuss the political economy of the Arab Image, and reflect upon the materiality, ethics, and aesthetics of filming, distributing and archiving post-2011.

Chess and Corporate Strategy: JCU Welcomes Luca Desiata

According to Luca Desiata, author of Chess and Corporate Strategy, knowing how to play chess is an essential skill for managers because it improves strategic thinking and decision-making skills, especially in times of crisis.

Prof. Federigo Argentieri Co-authors Book on Central and East European Politics

The renowned US academic publishers Rowman & Littlefield released the fourth edition of the textbook "Central and Eastern Europe - from Communism to Democracy," with a chapter by Professor Federigo Argentieri.

Creative Writing Institute Presents Faculty Reading

The JCU community had a chance to listen to creative writing by a group of talented authors who teach in the University’s Institute for Creative Writing and Literary Translation.

Professor Stefan Lorenz Sorgner Edits Ethics of Emerging Biotechnologies

Together with Prof. Maria Sinaci, JCU philosophy professor Stefan Lorenz Sorgner just edited the essay collection Ethics of Emerging Biotechnologies: From Educating the Young to Engineering Posthumans.

Shaping Media Today: Alumna Maria Bondar

Maria Bondar, class of 2018, graduated with a degree in Communications and a minor in Psychology. Hailing from Ukraine, she completed an internship at the JCU Web Communications Office through the Career Services Center.

President Franco Pavoncello Analyzes Italian Political Situation

JCU President Franco Pavoncello recently participated in TRT World's the Roundtable, dedicated to Italian populism in the wake of the March 4th elections.

JCU Librarians and Faculty Attend AMICAL 2018

From May 4 to May 7, JCU reference librarians Livia Piotto, Eleonora Moccia, and Manlio Perugini attended the AMICAL 2018 conference hosted by the American University of Central Asia. They were joined by Professors Antonio Lopez and Shannon Russell.

John Cabot Trustee Giuseppe Conte Named New Italian Prime Minister

John Cabot University Trustee Giuseppe Conte has been asked by the President of the Italian Republic Sergio Mattarella to form the new government of Italy. Congratulations to Professor Conte from the entire JCU community.

Corriere dello Sport CFO Ottavio Ottaviani Meets JCU Students for Career Advice

John Cabot University welcomed Ottavio Ottaviani, Chief Financial Officer at Corriere dello Sport, to meet students of JCU’s Continuing Education courses and share a few tips on strategic business relationships on Friday, May 18.

JCU as a Family Tradition: Economics and Finance Student Omar Attiya

Omar Attiya, class of 2018, graduated with a double degree in Economics and Finance and in Marketing. Born and raised in Kuwait, he is the fourth member of his family to graduate from JCU, following his two older brothers and mother. While at JCU, he worked as a Student Assistant at the IT Office and as a representative for the Admissions Office.