Events News

Social Media Empowers Street Art: Ivana De Innocentis from Urban Lives

Business Professor Daniele Pica welcomed Ivana De Innocentis from Urban Lives to his BUS/CMS 361-1 Social Networks and Media Management class on March 7th.

International Women’s Day at John Cabot University

John Cabot University celebrated Women’s Week from March 5th to March 8th –International women’s day. JCU’s Women Leadership initiative (WLI) prepared a series of events that recognize the economic, political, and social achievements of women as well as discuss the many challenges that women face.

Machine vs Human Creativity: JCU Chess Club Welcomes Grandmaster Jan Sprenger

On Friday, February 22, 2018 Jan Sprenger gave a lecture called “Chess and Human Creativity in the Machine Age.” He is a Grandmaster and Professor of Philosophy of Science at the University of Turin. The event was organized by JCU’s Chess Club and co-sponsored by the Department of History and Humanities.

4m2 Gallery Presents Spring Vernissage with Catherine Parsonage and Geraldine Ghelli

The 4m2 Gallery is pleased to invite you to our Spring Vernissage, featuring the work of artists Catherine Parsonage and Geraldine Hope Ghelli. Hosted by the Art History Society and the Frohring Library, the vernissage is sponsored by the Alumni Association and the Department of Art History and Studio Art.

Aristotle on Emotions and Persuasion: A Lecture by Professor Alessandra Fussi

On Monday, February 12, The Department of History and Humanities, the Department of Political Science and International Affairs, and the Rome Political Theory Colloquium organized a lecture by Professor Alessandra Fussi. Entitled “Aristotle on Rhetoric and Emotions,” the lecture focused on the relevance of Aristotle’s theories and the importance of rhetoric in our lives today.

“I am not old enough:” Early Marriages in Rome’s Slums

The Department of Modern Languages and Literature and Service Learning – Combining Fieldwork and Education hosted a special lecture called “’I am not old enough’: Early Marriages in Rome's Slums.”

Guarini Institute Hosts Panel Discussion on Italy’s 2018 Election

On Friday, February 9, 2018 The Guarini Institute for Public Affairs held a panel discussion on the upcoming Italian election, which will take place on March 4th. Among the participants were students, journalists, and diplomats, as well as guests from Georgetown University and the University of Pittsburgh.

Sound Design in Film: JCU Welcomes Gustavo Costantini

On Monday, February 5, 2018, the Department of Communications and Media Studies welcomed Professor Gustavo Costantini, an Argentinian sound designer and film scholar.

Italy Reads Students Interview Former Poet Laureate Billy Collins

The Italy Reads 2017 Keynote Address by former U.S. Poet Laureate Billy Collins was an occasion for 14 high school students and 4 JCU students (Italy Reads Volunteers) to get hands-on experience while contributing to the success of the kick-off event for JCU’s 9th annual program of English language reading and cultural exchange.

JCU Welcomes Pasquale Longo, CEO of Powahome

On January 29th, JCU welcomed Pasquale Longo to Professor Antonella Salvatore’s “Made in Italy” class. Longo is the CEO and Co-founder of Powahome. Powahome is an automatic system that allows people to control the lights and window shutters in their homes from their mobile phone.

Blackness and Borderscapes: JCU Welcomes Dr. SA Smythe

On Tuesday, January 23, 2018 the Department of Communications and Media Studies hosted an encounter with Dr. SA Smythe. The event was organized in collaboration with JCU’s Queer Alliance and the Africans in the World Culture Club.

John Cabot University Open Day in Bari

John Cabot University received a special welcome on January 25th by the city of Bari, where the Mayor’s office hosted professor Michèle Favorite to speak in the beautiful Sala Consiliare to a group of high school students from all over the region of Puglia.

John Cabot University Career Fair Featured in RAI News Program

On Friday, November 10, the JCU Center for Career Services hosted the second Career Fair of the Fall 2017 Semester. Over 70 company representatives from the university’s 500+ partner organizations participated in the event to offer jobs, internships, and career advising.

Continuing Education Students Visit the Vatican Restoration Laboratory

The students of the Continuing Education course in “Management and Digitization of Cultural Heritage” visited the Painting and Wood Material Restoration Laboratory of the Vatican Museums on Thursday, November 9.

Elevator Pitch Competition Finalists Battle It Out

The Institute for Entrepreneurship hosted the Elevator Pitch Competition finals on Monday, November 20. The participants, who were the winners of the earlier rounds in the competition, competed in four categories: Advocacy Pitch, Design Thinking, Personal Pitch, and Business Idea.