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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.

JCU Hosts New York Gala: April 8 at University Club

JCU Hosts New York Gala: April 8 at University Club

The John Cabot University Board of Trustees is pleased to invite the JCU community and friends to the annual New York Gala, which will take place at the University Club on Monday, April 8, 2019, at 7:00 pm.

4m2 Gallery Presents Spring Vernissage: “Era di Marzo” by Geoff Uglow

4m2 Gallery Presents Spring Vernissage: “Era di Marzo” by Geoff Uglow

The 4m2 Gallery, curated by the JCU Art History Society, is pleased to announce the opening of its new exhibit of paintings by British artist Geoff Uglow, "Era di Marzo // It was in March." The show runs from March 21 through September 23, 2019.

Double Down on Education: Student Silvia Palazzini

Double Down on Education: Student Silvia Palazzini

Double Major in International Business and International Affairs, Silvia Palazzini talks about her experience abroad, her participation in JCU clubs, and what she hopes to achieve in the future.

Caffè Con Vista: The Coffee Cup With a Roman View

Caffè Con Vista: The Coffee Cup With a Roman View

Caffè Con Vista is an Italian brand that produces coffee cups which combine Italian tradition with art. Francesca Jacobone, Ely Rozenberg, and Stephen Paul Schneider were invited to John Cabot University for a lecture on Caffè Con Vista's brand within Prof. Salvatore's course "Made in Italy: the Italian Business Environment" on March 6. 

Competitive Models in the Pharmaceutical Industry: JCU Welcomes Representatives of So.Farma.Morra

Competitive Models in the Pharmaceutical Industry: JCU Welcomes Representatives of So.Farma.Morra

Prof. Antonella Salvatore welcomed representatives of the pharmaceutical company So.Farma.Morra to her course “Made in Italy: the Italian Business Environment,” on Monday, February 25. Founded by Alessandro Morra in 1980, So.Farma.Morra started as a small business in southern Italy. It has now turned into a large group that incorporates other companies, each specialized in a specific branch, including pharmaceutical distribution to pharmacies, import, export, communication, and marketing.