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Social Business in Action: Professor Eugenio La Mesa for CureThalassemia

Business Administration Professor Eugenio La Mesa held a lecture titled “Cure Thalassemia” as part of his MGT 345 Social Entrepreneurship class on March 12.

JCU President Franco Pavoncello Discusses Italian Elections in International Press

A leading commentator on Italian politics, President Franco Pavoncello was recently interviewed by USA Today and the Washington Times on Italy's national elections, which took place on Sunday, March 4th.

New Project by Professor Mike Watson: The Revolution Will Be Live-Streamed

On March 24, Communications professor Mike Watson will present The Revolution Will be Live-Streamed, an exhibition in Palermo, Italy, featuring an audiovisual installation together with multimedia works. This project is an anticipation of Politics of Dissonance - a festival of sound, noise, political video, and VJ performance - selected an official collateral event of Manifesta 12.

Professor Michael Driessen Wins Prestigious Jean Monnet Fellowship

John Cabot University is pleased to announce that Professor Michael Driessen has won the prestigious Jean Monnet Fellowship to continue research on interreligious dialogue at the European University Institute (EUI) in Florence, Italy.

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.

British Archaeological Project Accepting Applications for Field School in Basilicata

The British Archaeological Project is accepting applications for its 2018 field school in the ancient Lucano-Roman town of Grumentum in Basilicata, Italy.

John Cabot University Celebrates International Women’s Day 2018

JCU is pleased to announce the celebration of International Women’s Day 2018. The campus community is proud to host a week-long series of special events that recognize the economic, political, and social achievements of women as well as discuss the many challenges that women face.

John Cabot University Welcomes Jazz Pianist Enrico Pieranunzi

The Communication Department hosted Enrico Pieranunzi on Thursday, March 1, 2018. Organized in collaboration with the Department of Modern Languages and Literature, the event was called “Jazz in Europe: A Lecture and Piano Performance by Enrico Pieranunzi.”

Be our Guest: Alumnus Romano Campione Takes Hospitality to New Heights

Alumnus Romano Campione, class of 1993, is a Business Administration major of British and Italian descent. He is an active member of the JCU alumni network and has helped organize alumni events in London where he currently resides. Romano started his career with the help of Career Services and he is now the Cluster Director of Sales and Marketing at Starhotels.

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.

Robotics, Artificial Intelligence, and the Future: a Workshop by Impactscool

On Saturday, February 24, the Institute for Entrepreneurship hosted a discussion on “Robotics, Artificial Intelligence, and the Future” presented by Impactscool. Impactscool offers education on innovation, new technologies and the future ahead of us.

JCU Alumna Shaza Saker Launches “Hummustown” to Help Syrian Refugees

John Cabot University alumna Shaza Saker has launched Hummustown, a catering organization that provides job opportunities to Syrian refugees in Rome.

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.