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Professor Federigo Argentieri to Speak at Rwanda Genocide Memorial Day

Professor Federigo Argentieri to Speak at Rwanda Genocide Memorial Day

In recognition of the relentless work on information, discussion and research carried on over the past ten years at John Cabot University, our students have been specifically invited, along with Professor Federigo Argentieri, to the 18th annual Rwanda Genocide Memorial Day.

Creative Writing Institute Welcomes Novelist Nahid Rachlin

Creative Writing Institute Welcomes Novelist Nahid Rachlin

On Wednesday April 4th, John Cabot University had the pleasure of welcoming novelist Nahid Rachlin in the Aula Magna Regina, for an evening of readings from her acclaimed memoir Persian Girls.

John Cabot Chamber Orchestra Spring Concert Delights Crowds

John Cabot Chamber Orchestra Spring Concert Delights Crowds

A magical musical night was held in celebration of the 40th anniversary of John Cabot University on Friday, March 30th. The John Cabot Chamber Orchestra, led by director and violin soloist Lorenzo Colitto, filled the Renaissance halls of the Palazzo della Cancelleria, historically known as one of the centers of musical life in Rome.

Professor Simona Costagli Published Article on Protectionism

Professor Simona Costagli Published Article on Protectionism

John Cabot University Professor of Economics Simona Costagli has been featured on website FirstOnline.info with an article on tariffs and new protectionism; she analyzes how Europe is the most "open" area in the world to foreign trading, while countries such as Argentina, Russia, China and Brazil are still heavily protectionist.

Author Elizabeth Bettina Reveals Untold Stories of the Italian Holocaust

Author Elizabeth Bettina Reveals Untold Stories of the Italian Holocaust

On Tuesday, March 27th, author Elizabeth Bettina captured the attention of the John Cabot University community with her presentation, "It Happened in Italy", based on the experiences of Italian Jews during World War II.

JCU’s MUN Society Hosts Conference on Israel-Palestine Conflict

JCU’s MUN Society Hosts Conference on Israel-Palestine Conflict

On March 30th and 31st, two dozen Italian high school students ascended into John Cabot University to participate in John Cabot University's Model United Nations (JCUMUN) Conference, sponsored by JCU's Model United Nations Society.

JCU Students Explore Roman Traces of Eastern Christianity

JCU Students Explore Roman Traces of Eastern Christianity

On Saturday, March 31st, Professor Federigo Argentieri's PL 355 - East European Politics class, along with other students, went on exploring the main institutions and relics of Eastern Christianity in Rome.

Guarini Institute Hosts Roundtable on American Republican Party

Guarini Institute Hosts Roundtable on American Republican Party

With the American Republican Party yet to settle on a candidate to face President Barack Obama in the November 2012 Presidential Election, last night's Guarini Institute for Public Affairs event welcomed many prominent members of the JCU community for a roundtable discussion on what lies ahead for the GOP.

JCU Institute for Entrepreneurship Welcomes RE/MAX Chairman and CEO Dario Castiglia

JCU Institute for Entrepreneurship Welcomes RE/MAX Chairman and CEO Dario Castiglia

In a packed Aula Magna Regina, John Cabot University welcomed RE/MAX Italia Chairman and CEO Dario Castiglia for a lecture sponsored by the Entrepreneurship Institute and titled "RE/MAX: A Successful Business Model."

Professor Francesco Ruscitti to Speak at Seminar at University of Rome “La Sapienza”

Professor Francesco Ruscitti to Speak at Seminar at University of Rome “La Sapienza”

John Cabot University Assistant Professor of Economics Francesco Ruscitti will today give a talk at University of Rome "La Sapienza" as part of a seminar titled "The Open Graph Theorem for Correspondences: a new proof and Some Applications".

Study Abroad Student Alex Ciniello Shares his Experience

Study Abroad Student Alex Ciniello Shares his Experience

With over 70 JCU students who have already signed up and begun visiting Italian high schools, the JCU Outreach Cultural Exchange Program is going from strength to strength. On Thursday, March 15th, several program volunteers came together in the Gianicolo Residence Social Room to share their experiences with this program.

Frohring Library: A Message from Head Librarian Elisabetta Morani

Frohring Library: A Message from Head Librarian Elisabetta Morani

Head Librarian Elisabetta Morani speaks about the growth of JCU's Frohring Library in the years leading up to our 40th anniversary

UFWH Aims to Make Fighting Hunger a Core Value of JCU

UFWH Aims to Make Fighting Hunger a Core Value of JCU

Universities Fighting World Hunger was founded at John Cabot University in the Spring 2010 semester by students Valentina Barzotti and Mary Rideout, with the collaboration of Professor Alessandro Signorini and staff member Corrine Sabbatucci.

Student Government to Host International Student Leadership Conference

Student Government to Host International Student Leadership Conference

The John Cabot University Student Government is pleased to host the 3rd Annual International Student Leadership Conference (ISLC), bringing together Student Government organizations from American and English-speaking Universities from across the globe. This year's theme is "Creating Community for a Better Future."

GEICO Chairman Dr. Ali Reza Arabnia Gives Presidential Lecture

GEICO Chairman Dr. Ali Reza Arabnia Gives Presidential Lecture

Sponsored by the Institute for Entrepreneurship, JCU Alumnus and Trustee Dr. Arabnia gave a Presidential Lecture titled "Building a world-class company"

JCU’s Frohring Library Donates Books to Ethiopian Library Building Project

JCU’s Frohring Library Donates Books to Ethiopian Library Building Project

Read about the Frohring Library's donation of books to Italian NGO Cooperazione Internazionale Sud Sud

Why Studying Abroad at John Cabot University is Great for Your Career!

Why Studying Abroad at John Cabot University is Great for Your Career!

Read International Affairs student Alfonso Pagaza's testimonial of the benefits associated with studying abroad at JCU!

Andy Steves’ Account of his Semester at John Cabot University

Andy Steves’ Account of his Semester at John Cabot University

Find out about Andy Steves' experience studying abroad at JCU!

Film Studies Professor Tijana Mamula Published in “Screen”

Film Studies Professor Tijana Mamula Published in “Screen”

Professor Tijana Mamula has been published in the current issue of Screen, the leading international journal of academic film and television studies. Her essay, titled 'Metaphorically seeing: the place names of Marguerite Duras', explores the "use of sound-image disjunction in Marguerite Duras' India Song (1975) in relation to migration, bilingualism and cinema's metaphoric potential".

Professor Pamela Harris to Attend Book Presentation and Debate on Tea Party and the American Right

Professor Pamela Harris to Attend Book Presentation and Debate on Tea Party and the American Right

John Cabot University Professor and Associate Dean of Academic Affairs Pamela Harris will participate in a book presentation of "Tea Party - La rivolta populista e la destra americana".