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President Pavoncello Featured in Wall Street Journal Article on Euro-Zone Crisis

President Pavoncello Featured in Wall Street Journal Article on Euro-Zone Crisis

JCU President Franco Pavoncello was recently featured in an article in the Wall Street Journal about the euro-zone debt crisis, and more specifically the tension between Germany and Mediterranean countries such as Spain, Italy and France over proposed rescue plans.

Professor Federigo Argentieri to Give Lecture at “La Souvarine”

Professor Federigo Argentieri to Give Lecture at “La Souvarine”

Professor Federigo Argentieri, director of the Guarini Institute of Public Affairs, has been invited to give a lecture on post-World War II Italian Communism at the Institute of Social History "La Souvarine".

Invisible Superwomen Documents Female Entrepreneurship in Italy

Invisible Superwomen Documents Female Entrepreneurship in Italy

On Thursday, June 7th, John Cabot University's Institute for Entrepreneurship welcomed Italian writer and entrepreneur Mariarosy Calleri, for a screening of "Invisible Super Women", which she wrote and directed, followed by a panel discussion.

Tickets Still Available for June 22 Reading with Joyce Carol Oates!

Tickets Still Available for June 22 Reading with Joyce Carol Oates!

On the occasion of its 40th anniversary John Cabot University is pleased to welcome renowned American author Joyce Carol Oates as Novelist-in-Residence for the Summer Institute forCreative Writing and Literary Translation.

JCU Trustee Reza Arabnia’s Company Hailed for Excellence in Time of Crisis

JCU Trustee Reza Arabnia’s Company Hailed for Excellence in Time of Crisis

JCU alumnus and Trustee Dr. Ali Reza Arabnia was recently interviewed on the Italian news channel Sky.TG24 as part of a feature on companies that are thriving despite the current economic crisis.

JCU 2012 Summer International Communications Institute Calendar of Events

JCU 2012 Summer International Communications Institute Calendar of Events

The Institute in International Communications presents its calendar of events for the summer of 2012. The events include three panel discussions on various topics relating to political communication, as well as the annual Cicero Speech contest.

Italy Writes 2012 Finalists Announced!

Italy Writes 2012 Finalists Announced!

John Cabot University's Institute for Creative Writing and Literary Translation, together with the International Writing Program at the University of Iowa, are honored to announce the Italy Writes 2012 finalists.

La Repubblica.it Praises JCU Poet-in-Residence Billy Collins’ Reading

La Repubblica.it Praises JCU Poet-in-Residence Billy Collins’ Reading

US Poet Laureate from 2001 to 2003, Billy Collins has achieved critical acclaim and wide popularity in the US and has been described as "the most popular poet in America" by the New York Times.

Professor Salvatore and Fashion Retailing Students Visit Stores in Rome Center

Professor Salvatore and Fashion Retailing Students Visit Stores in Rome Center

Summer Session I students taking MKT 355 - Fashion Retailing were recently involved in an on-site lecture and assignment visiting leading fashion stores in Rome city centre. The group was led by Professor Antonella Salvatore, Business Administration Professor and Coordinator of JCU's Career Services Center.

JCU Welcomes College Students from National Organization of Italian American Women’s Cultural Exchange Program

JCU Welcomes College Students from National Organization of Italian American Women’s Cultural Exchange Program

The National Organization of Italian American Women (NOIAW), in collaboration with the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, has organized a cultural exchange program which sees a group of Italian American college students visit Rome.

Reading Tonight with JCU Poet in Residence Billy Collins

Reading Tonight with JCU Poet in Residence Billy Collins

Billy Collins, United States Poet Laureate 2001-2003, is an American phenomenon. No poet since Robert Frost has managed to combine high critical acclaim with such broad popular appeal.

Christians in the Middle East

Christians in the Middle East

On June 6th, 2012, John Cabot University hosted a presentation and book-signing of Antonio Picasso’s essay “Il Mondo Oriente Cristiano” (Cooper, 2010) on the beautiful Secchia Terrace.

John Cabot University Press Presents “InVerse 2012”

John Cabot University Press Presents “InVerse 2012”

On the occasion of the University's fortieth anniversary, John Cabot University Press is pleased to announce the publication of the fifth volume of InVerse Italian Poets in Translation, edited by Professors Brunella Antomarini, Berenice Cocciolillo, and Rosa Filardi.

The Origins of Religious Liberty in the United States

The Origins of Religious Liberty in the United States

Dr. Marc Arkin, a specialist in religion and secularism, spoke about the origins of the focus on religious freedom the US constitution has.

Bridging the Gap: Marking the 1700th Anniversary of the Battle of the Milvian Bridge

Bridging the Gap: Marking the 1700th Anniversary of the Battle of the Milvian Bridge

October 28, 312 AD marks the date Constantine defeated rival emperor Maxentius near the Milvian Bridge, bringing him one step closer to being the sole ruler of the Roman Empire. JCU's Classical Studies program commemorated this event on May 24-25, 2012 in the form of a conference and guided tours of important Constantinian sites.

Rwanda 1994: Investigating, Assessing and Reckoning with International Responsibilities

Rwanda 1994: Investigating, Assessing and Reckoning with International Responsibilities

The Guarini Institute presented: “Rwanda 1994: Investigating, Assessing and Reckoning with International Responsibilities”