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Running the Show: Communications Major Giulia Villanucci

Running the Show: Communications Major Giulia Villanucci

A Communications major at JCU, Giulia talks about her passion for video making, her position as Team Leader during Orientation, and where she sees herself in the future.

Embracing A Worldly View: English Literature Senior Giorgio Millesimi

Embracing A Worldly View: English Literature Senior Giorgio Millesimi

Giorgio Millesimi, an English Literature senior, tells us about his JCU experience, his views on the importance of studying literature today, and what he plans to do in the future.

Prof. Antonella Salvatore Represents JCU at “Digital Italy” 2018 Summit

Prof. Antonella Salvatore Represents JCU at “Digital Italy” 2018 Summit

The “Digital Italy” summit was launched in 2016 by “The Innovation Group,” an Italian management consulting company, in order to develop national strategies for digital innovation in the economy, society and public administration. Every year, analysts from “The Innovation Group” gather the summit presentations by economists, business leaders, politicians, public administration representatives, scholars and international experts in an annual report.

Youth and Sustainable Development: JCU Welcomes AIESEC

Youth and Sustainable Development: JCU Welcomes AIESEC

What is the role of youth in the United Nations’ 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development? In order to answer this question, the JCU Service Learning Team welcomed two representatives of AIESEC, the world’s largest youth-run organization, on November 15, 2018.

Alumna Shaza Saker, Founder of Hummustown, on Employment for Refugee Integration

Alumna Shaza Saker, Founder of Hummustown, on Employment for Refugee Integration

JCU Alumna Shaza Saker was invited to discuss the key role of employment for refugee integration in the Italian context on November 20, 2018.

A Resilient Space for Diversity: JCU hosts African Art Gallery

A Resilient Space for Diversity: JCU hosts African Art Gallery

John Cabot University hosted an “African Art Gallery” event organized by The Africans in the World Cultural Club, on November 21, 2018. The event focused on the importance of African art, music and food in order to raise awareness of the African Community at John Cabot University.

JCU Welcomes Antonio Lampis from Italian Ministry of Cultural Heritage and Tourism

JCU Welcomes Antonio Lampis from Italian Ministry of Cultural Heritage and Tourism

On October 17, 2018, JCU welcomed Antonio Lampis, General Director of Museums of the Italian Ministry for Cultural Heritage and Tourism (MIBAC). Lampis held a special lecture as part of the “CE-DGT 504 Museums, Exhibitions, and Events” course taught by Professor Giulia Ghia, part of the Continuing Education Program in Management and Digitization of Cultural Heritage.

John Cabot Students Shine at Fall Career Fair

John Cabot Students Shine at Fall Career Fair

Over 100 expected graduates and alumni took advantage of the chance to launch their career paths with full-time job and internship opportunities in the fields of Human Resources Management, Tourism and Hospitality, Education, Marketing and Communications, Finance, Business and Consulting, and IT Services.

Professor Fabrizio Conti Gives Guest Lecture at University of Rome “La Sapienza”

Professor Fabrizio Conti Gives Guest Lecture at University of Rome “La Sapienza”

History and Humanities Professor Fabrizio Conti was invited to give a lecture to the international students of the Master’s in Fashion Through History at La Sapienza University in Rome on November, 22, 2018. The lecture, entitled “Clothing and Social Meaning: the Monk, the Knight, and the Witch,” was organized by the Department of History, Cultures and Religions.

Prof. Alina Sorgner Joins Institute of Labor Economics as Research Affiliate

Prof. Alina Sorgner Joins Institute of Labor Economics as Research Affiliate

JCU Professor of Applied Data Analytics Alina Sorgner recently accepted a prestigious invitation to join the Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) as Research Affiliate.

Global Course Connections Student Conference at JCU

Global Course Connections Student Conference at JCU

Students from Prof. Fabrizio Conti's course HS 235 The Birth of Medieval Europe and from Prof. Matthew Schoene’s course SOC 340 European Integration taught at Albion College, Michigan, met at John Cabot University for a Global Course Connection student conference on November 20, 2018. Students presented and discussed the topics they had been working on remotely in pairs throughout Fall 2018. The conference was sponsored by the Department of History and Humanities.

Professor Argentieri Interviewed by Al Jazeera on Italy’s 2019 Budget

Professor Argentieri Interviewed by Al Jazeera on Italy’s 2019 Budget

Prof. Argentieri, director of the Guarini Institute for Public Affairs, was interviewed by Al Jazeera on the Europe Union's rejection of Italy's budget law for 2019. 

From One Conference to the Next: Double Major Isha Mandal

From One Conference to the Next: Double Major Isha Mandal

Polital Science and International Business major Isha Mandal is a degree-seeking student from Kathmandu, Nepal. She actively participates in STAND, the Literature club, and is also an RA. Passionate about gender studies, law, and poetry, Isha has represented JCU in numerous conferences around Europe.  

ARPPJTETTO Onlus: The Challenges of Running an NGO in the Italian Context

ARPPJTETTO Onlus: The Challenges of Running an NGO in the Italian Context

The JCU Service Learning team welcomed guest speaker Ulderico Daniele, President of a Roman organization called ARPJTETTO Onlus. Founded in 1953, ARPPJTETTO mainly works with women, children and young people in disadvantaged conditions.

Entrepreneurship Brings JCU Alumni Together for Weekend of Startups

Entrepreneurship Brings JCU Alumni Together for Weekend of Startups

The JCU Institute for Entrepreneurship (IFE) proudly hosted the JCU Weekend of Startups – Art, Beauty & Culture from November 9 through 11, 2018.

Dr. Bin Liu from UN Food and Agriculture Organization on Food Loss and Waste

Dr. Bin Liu from UN Food and Agriculture Organization on Food Loss and Waste

John Cabot University hosted FAO food scientist Dr. Bin Liu for a lecture on domestic and international food waste and loss management. The event was sponsored by the Universities Fighting World Hunger Club with the help of Professor Margaret Kneller.