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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.

The Americanization of the World in the 20th Century: A Lecture by Daniele Fiorentino

The Americanization of the World in the 20th Century: A Lecture by Daniele Fiorentino

The Guarini Institute for Public Affairs welcomed Prof. Daniele Fiorentino (Università di Roma 3) for a lecture called “The Americanization of the World in the Early 20th Century” on February 25, 2019.

Prof. Connelly Performs in Production of Harold Pinter’s The Dumb Waiter

Prof. Connelly Performs in Production of Harold Pinter’s The Dumb Waiter

JCU English Professor Daniel Roy Connelly and British director and actor Douglas Dean will star in an upcoming production of Harold Pinter’s one-act play, The Dumb Waiter.

Wellness Week Spring 2019: A Focus On Physical, Mental, and Spiritual Health

Wellness Week Spring 2019: A Focus On Physical, Mental, and Spiritual Health

JCU hosted the biannual Health and Wellness Week, a series of events that focused on stress management, sex education, mental health, mindfulness, and spiritual wellbeing on February 25-March 1. The week consisted in an event dedicated to stress management, “Stress Less”, a “mindful meditation and compassion” class, a Sex Education talk, an event on mental health first aid, a yoga class, two mindfulness sessions, a self-defense workshop, and a meditation session in Villa Ada.

Giving = Receiving: Alumna Federica Nappa

Giving = Receiving: Alumna Federica Nappa

JCU alumna Federica Nappa talks about her internship in the Immigration Office at John Cabot University, what brought her to JCU in the first place, her plans for the future, the independent study course that she took in Spring 2018, her ultimate career goal, and some useful tips for graduating students.

JCU Gears up for Spring 2019 Career Fair

JCU Gears up for Spring 2019 Career Fair

The Center for Career Services will host the Spring 2019 Career Fair on Friday, April 12. The event represents a valuable opportunity for students and graduates of John Cabot University to begin exploring their future career and develop their professional path.

Lorena Antoniazzi Fashion Brand: The Excellence of an Italian Family Business

Lorena Antoniazzi Fashion Brand: The Excellence of an Italian Family Business

Luca Mirabassi was invited to JCU on Tuesday, February 19, for Prof. Salvatore’s course “Retailing Applied to Fashion Industry” and shared his experience as CEO of the 100% made-in-Italy fashion brand Lorena Antoniazzi.

From Script to Screen: Professor Maurizio Marmorstein

From Script to Screen: Professor Maurizio Marmorstein

Maurizio Marmorstein teaches Fundamentals of Screenwriting at John Cabot University. He holds a B.A. from Seton Hall University and an M.A. from Middlebury College in Italian Language and Culture.

John Cabot University Celebrates International Women’s Week

John Cabot University Celebrates International Women’s Week

John Cabot University is celebrating International Women’s Week with a week-long series of events, organized by the Women’s Leadership Initiative (WLI) and the Student Activities Board.

Professor Stefan Sorgner on Overhuman: A Plea for a Nietzschean Transhumanism

Professor Stefan Sorgner on Overhuman: A Plea for a Nietzschean Transhumanism

In the March 2019 edition of the German equivalent of "The Atlantic", the "Cicero Kulturmagazin", a detailed interview has been published, which is entitled "Der Übermensch ist unsere Hoffnung" ("The Overhuman is our Hope").

“Love and Other Drugs:” JCU Welcomes Bioethicist Mirko Garasic

“Love and Other Drugs:” JCU Welcomes Bioethicist Mirko Garasic

JCU hosted bioethicist Mirko Garasic, UNESCO Chair in Bioethics and Human Rights, for a lecture on love drugs and the ethical consequences surrounding them.

Theory of Financial Intermediation: Dr. Vittorio Larocca

Theory of Financial Intermediation: Dr. Vittorio Larocca

The Department of Economics and Social Sciences welcomed Dr. Vittorio Larocca from Luiss Guido Carli who presented a theoretical model in which financial intermediaries strategically compete by offering different types of financial services, on February 27, 2019. 

Trastevere: La Repubblica’s New Guidebook with a Heart and Soul

Trastevere: La Repubblica’s New Guidebook with a Heart and Soul

La Repubblica, one of Italy’s most important newspapers, published Trastevere in December 2018 as the first in a new series of guidebooks on the neighborhoods of Italy’s most important cities.

Arendt’s Lesson for our ‘Post-Truth’ Moment: Dr. Guido Parietti

Arendt’s Lesson for our ‘Post-Truth’ Moment: Dr. Guido Parietti

Parietti introduced the German philosopher and political theorist Hannah Arendt (1906 - 1975) as one of the most important political thinkers of the 20th century. Her works, such as “The Origins of Totalitarianism” (1951), “The Human Condition” (1958), and “On Revolution” (1963) undoubtedly attest to the uniqueness of her understanding of politics.

Connecting & Empowering Generations: President Pavoncello Delivers Keynote Address

Connecting & Empowering Generations: President Pavoncello Delivers Keynote Address

On Saturday, February 19, 2019, President Franco Pavoncello was the keynote speaker at “Connecting & Empowering Generations,” a meeting of FAWCO (Federation of American Women’s Clubs Overseas) Region 8 (Italy and Greece).

The Business Behind Addictions: a Talk by Professor Alessandro Signorini

The Business Behind Addictions: a Talk by Professor Alessandro Signorini

Marketing professor Alessandro Signorini gave a presentation on the hidden marketing strategies of the tobacco and alcohol industries on February 19 as part of the “Prof Talks series.