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Theater Society’s First Production, Some…Noises Off a Great Success

Theater Society’s First Production, Some…Noises Off a Great Success

On March 12th the JCU Theater Society performed their inaugural production, "Some...Noises Off," an adaptation of the acclaimed comedy by Michael Frayn.

President Franco Pavoncello Analyzes Italian Prime Minister’s Efforts

President Franco Pavoncello Analyzes Italian Prime Minister’s Efforts

On March 22nd, Chinese daily Xinhua English News interviewed John Cabot University President Franco Pavoncello on new Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi's efforts to push for changes in Europe that will help Italy emerge from its economic problems.

2014 JCU MUN Conference Debate Food Security in Developing World

2014 JCU MUN Conference Debate Food Security in Developing World

From February 13th to 15th, the John Cabot University Model United Nations Society (MUN) held the 2014 edition of the JCU MUN Conference.

Meet Alumnus Andrea di Rocco, Founder of SOSWordPress

Meet Alumnus Andrea di Rocco, Founder of SOSWordPress

Andrea di Rocco carried entrepreneurship to an extreme, abandoning a well-paid, successful career as Luxury Brand sales representative at Procter and Gamble, Rome for an uncertain but exciting new adventure which he has chosen to locate in Thailand.

Musicologist Anna Celenza Traces the Origins of the “Sinatra Sound”

Musicologist Anna Celenza Traces the Origins of the “Sinatra Sound”

Dr. Celenza is Professor of Music at Georgetown University.

JCU Alumna Anna Bottinelli Discusses Her Work with The Monuments Men Foundation

JCU Alumna Anna Bottinelli Discusses Her Work with The Monuments Men Foundation

Anna Bottinelli works with The Monuments Men Foundation to rescue from oblivion the memory of the Monuments Men and return the art still missing since WW2.

The Molotov-Ribbentrop Pact, Italy and Europe

The Molotov-Ribbentrop Pact, Italy and Europe

On March 6th, 2014, the Biblioteca di Storia Moderna e Contemporanea in Rome hosted a presentation of the book Il Patto Ribbentrop-Molotov: L'Italia e l'Europa (1939-1940). The book originated from the contributions to the May-June 2012 conference hosted by the Guarini Institute for Public Affairs. The volume was co-edited by Alberto Basciani, Antonio Macchia and Valentina Sommella.

Professor James Schwarten Contributes to Critical Volume on Dacia Maraini

Professor James Schwarten Contributes to Critical Volume on Dacia Maraini

Professor Schwarten teaches courses on Italian literature and Sociology of Southern Italy.

JCU Welcomes Privacy Icon Simon Davies, the Man Who Stood Up to Google and Facebook

JCU Welcomes Privacy Icon Simon Davies, the Man Who Stood Up to Google and Facebook

Davies is considered one of the world experts on Internet privacy and data protection.

President Pavoncello Discusses New Book on U.S. President Obama

President Pavoncello Discusses New Book on U.S. President Obama

President Franco Pavoncello took part in a debate on a new book about U.S. President Barack Obama, La lezione di Obama, ("Obama's Lesson") by Stefano Lucchini e Raffaello Matarazzo.

President Franco Pavoncello Interviewed by USA Today on Italian PM

President Franco Pavoncello Interviewed by USA Today on Italian PM

John Cabot University President and professor of political science Franco Pavoncello was interviewed by USA Today on the current Italian political situation and the Prime Minister-designate Matteo Renzi.

Winners of Italy Reads 2013 Student Video Contest Announced!

Winners of Italy Reads 2013 Student Video Contest Announced!

On the 19th of February, a joyous crowd of Italian high school students and teachers were joined by representatives from the Embassy of the United States of America in Italy to watch the videos of the finalists in this year's Italy Reads Student Video Contest.

Business Student Carlo Sammarco Experiences Chinese Capitalism

Business Student Carlo Sammarco Experiences Chinese Capitalism

Read Carlo Sammarco's (Business Administration, Class of 2014) testimonial about his internship in Shanghai

Students Services Sponsors Memorable Valentine’s Week at JCU

Students Services Sponsors Memorable Valentine’s Week at JCU

Student Services were very enthusiastic about all of the events and activities that took place at JCU during Valentine's Week!

President Franco Pavoncello Analyzes Italian Political Situation for International Press

President Franco Pavoncello Analyzes Italian Political Situation for International Press

Dr. Pavoncello is well-known media commentator on Italian affairs and a contributor to major international newspapers.

Librarian Eleonora Moccia Accepted to ACRL 2014 Immersion Program

Librarian Eleonora Moccia Accepted to ACRL 2014 Immersion Program

Partnering with faculty in creating skilled, independent, critical learners is perhaps the ACRL 2014 most engaging activity at the Frohring Library, and certainly its most essential goal.