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H.E.R.: A Cultural Approach To Technology

H.E.R.: A Cultural Approach To Technology

JCU welcomed two representatives from “H.E.R. Human Ecosystems Relazioni,” for the third talk of the Department of Communications Digital Delights Series, on Wednesday 3 April 2019.  

Commemoration on 25th Anniversary of Genocide Against Rwanda’s Tutsis

Commemoration on 25th Anniversary of Genocide Against Rwanda’s Tutsis

On the 25th anniversary of the Rwandan Genocide, the Guarini Institute for Public Affairs in collaboration with Ibuka Italia hosted an event on April 7 at John Cabot University to commemorate the tragedy under the slogan, “Remember, Unite and Renew.”

Professor Bridget Welsh on Implementation of Sharia Law in Brunei

Professor Bridget Welsh on Implementation of Sharia Law in Brunei

Associate Professor of Political Science Bridget Welsh spoke to international media about the recent introduction of the legal code of sharia law in Brunei.

Perceived Corruption: A Lab Experiment by Dr. Francesca Marazzi

Perceived Corruption: A Lab Experiment by Dr. Francesca Marazzi

The Department of Economics and Social Sciences organized a presentation by Dr. Francesca Marazzi from University of Rome Tor Vergata, titled "Perceived Corruption: A Lab Experiment" on Thursday 4 April, 2019.

John Cabot University STAND Club Supports Italian Red Cross

John Cabot University STAND Club Supports Italian Red Cross

John Cabot University is pleased to announce that the STAND student club recently donated €3,600 to the Italian Red Cross to support the Emergenza freddo (Cold-weather Emergency) project.

The Beatles and the Long ‘68: JCU Welcomes Ferdinando Fasce

The Beatles and the Long ‘68: JCU Welcomes Ferdinando Fasce

The JCU Department of Communications welcomed  Professor Ferdinando Fasce for a lecture entitled “Before ‘Revolution:’ The Beatles and the Long ‘68” on March 26. A former professor of Contemporary History at the University of Genoa, Fasce is the author of La musica nel tempo. Una storia dei Beatles (Einaudi, 2018).

JCU Volunteers Participate in Retake Roma Cleanup

JCU Volunteers Participate in Retake Roma Cleanup

A delegation of volunteers from John Cabot University participated in Retake Roma’s  #Bellaroma project on Sunday, March 31. Retake Roma is a Roman non-profit grassroots movement committed to raising awareness and care for cultural heritage while respecting the environment.

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.

Carmen Luisa Coya: Insights from a Media Strategist

Carmen Luisa Coya: Insights from a Media Strategist

Media Relations Consultant Carmen Luisa Coya answered these and other questions at JCU on March 19. She was invited to give a lecture entitled “Effective Media Strategies,” in the context of Professor Antontella Salvatore's course “Retailing Applied to Fashion.”

JCU Student-Athlete Delegation Flies to Athens for International Sports Festival

JCU Student-Athlete Delegation Flies to Athens for International Sports Festival

JCU Athletics is pleased to participate for the second year in a row in the International Sports Festival, which will be held at the American College of Greece in Athens from Thursday, March 28 to Sunday, March 31.

Financially Speaking: Alumnus Marco Fortuna

Financially Speaking: Alumnus Marco Fortuna

Alumnus Marco Fortuna delves into his current position at YourCFO, what he hopes to achieve in the future, and shares advice for upcoming JCU graduates.

Bernhard Schroeder, JCU’s First Visiting Professor of Entrepreneurship

Bernhard Schroeder, JCU’s First Visiting Professor of Entrepreneurship

Professor Bernhard Schroeder, Director of San Diego State University’s nationally recognized Lavin Entrepreneurship Center Director, will be teaching two courses at John Cabot University in Rome this summer in Session I. He will be teaching Introduction to Entrepreneurship and Entrepreneurial Marketing courses. 

The Business Behind Star Wars: A “Prof Talk” by Riccardo Maiolini

The Business Behind Star Wars: A “Prof Talk” by Riccardo Maiolini

JCU Management professor Riccardo Maiolini gave a lecture on the Business of Star Wars on March 19 as part of the “Prof Talks series.”

Entrepreneurship with a Social Cause: International Business Student Peter Ogden

Entrepreneurship with a Social Cause: International Business Student Peter Ogden

Peter Ogden is an International Business student from Spokane, Washington. As part of Enactus (an international nonprofit organization dedicated to young entrepreneurs), Peter and his team travelled to Silicon Valley for the Enactus World Cup. An active member of the JCU community, Peter plans to dedicate himself to business, oriented towards social causes.  

John Cabot University Celebrates International Women’s Day

John Cabot University Celebrates International Women’s Day

JCU’s Student Activities Board and Women’s Leadership Initiative hosted a week-long series of events for International Women’s Day, to celebrate the economic, political, and social achievements of women and discuss the numerous challenges that women face.

Whither Remix Culture, a Decade Later: JCU Welcomes Professor Lawrence Lessig

Whither Remix Culture, a Decade Later: JCU Welcomes Professor Lawrence Lessig

Lawrence Lessig is an American academic, attorney, political activist, and founder of the non-profit organization Creative Commons, which is devoted to expanding the range of creative works available for others to build upon legally and to share.  The Department of Communications and the Office of the President invited Professor Lessig to give a talk at JCU on the current state of the internet, its problems and its future developments on March 21, 2019.