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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.

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. 

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.

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.

Organized Crime and Life: JCU Welcomes Photographer Giovanni Izzo

Organized Crime and Life: JCU Welcomes Photographer Giovanni Izzo

John Cabot University welcomed photographer Giovanni Izzo, who screened his project The Domitiana: everyday organized crime and life on November 6, 2018.

Professor Stefan Sorgner Joins Judge Panel at Austrian Patent Ceremony

Professor Stefan Sorgner Joins Judge Panel at Austrian Patent Ceremony

Professor Stefan Sorgner attends Austrian Patent Ceremony as a judge, and discusses Metahumanities in Seoul-based conference.

Beating Educational Odds in India: Tulika Verma Skypes with JCU Entrepreneurship Class

Beating Educational Odds in India: Tulika Verma Skypes with JCU Entrepreneurship Class

JCU BUS 305 Introduction to Entrepreneurship class skypes with city director for Hyderabad at Teach for India,Tulika Verma.

Ritratto di signora in viaggio by Gottardo Pallastrelli Presented at JCU

Ritratto di signora in viaggio by Gottardo Pallastrelli Presented at JCU

The Center for Continuing and Professional Education, in collaboration with the Departments of English Language and Literature and Modern Languages and Literature, hosted Gottardo Pallastrelli, author of the book Ritratto di Signora in Viaggio – Un’americana cosmopolita nel mondo di Henry James ("Portrait of a Traveling Lady - A cosmopolitan American in the world of Henry James").

Using Social Media for Good: JCU Welcomes Sree Sreenivasan, America’s Tech Guru

Using Social Media for Good: JCU Welcomes Sree Sreenivasan, America’s Tech Guru

On October 18, 2018, the John Cabot University community listened to the stories of Sree Sreenivasan, the man who has been called “America’s Tech Guru.” A leading authority on social media, Sreenivasan is former Chief Digital Officer of Columbia University, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, and the Mayor’s Office of the City of New York.

InVerse 2018 Brings Italian Poetry in Translation to JCU

InVerse 2018 Brings Italian Poetry in Translation to JCU

Poetry is alive and well at John Cabot University, as attested by InVerse – Italian Poets in Translation, which took place on the evening of October 17, 2018.

Humanities in the Digital Age: Professor Deanna Lee

Humanities in the Digital Age: Professor Deanna Lee

JCU Visiting Professor Deanna Lee, creator of Biblion, discusses the impact of the Digital Age on journalism and the humanities. The winner of eight news and documentary Emmy Awards, Professor Lee has spent her career working across communications, journalism, new media, and public engagement.

The Role of Youth in a Fake News World: JCU Welcomes Judy Muller and George Lewis

The Role of Youth in a Fake News World: JCU Welcomes Judy Muller and George Lewis

What is the role of youth in a fake news world? On September 13, JCU Visiting Professor Deanna Lee discussed this topic with Judy Muller, Professor Emeritus, USC Annenberg School of Communication and Journalism, and long-time ABC News, CBS News and NPR national correspondent and columnist, and 40-year NBC News correspondent George Lewis.

JCU Hosts Two Events to Connect Academia with the Job Market

JCU Hosts Two Events to Connect Academia with the Job Market

On Friday, September 14, John Cabot University will present two events to foster the collaboration between the academic world and the job market, while contributing to the professional development of JCU students and graduates.

Professor Alina Sorgner: Building Belonging in a Rapidly Changing World

Professor Alina Sorgner: Building Belonging in a Rapidly Changing World

Professor Sorgner delivered a talk on “Digitalization, Gender Equality, and Individual Data Capital: Is there a new Gender Bias?” in which she brought attention to the importance of individual data capital as a potential source of inequalities in the digital era.

Professor Eszter Salgò on the Sacralization of Politics in India

Professor Eszter Salgò on the Sacralization of Politics in India

Professor Eszter Salgò recently delivered a paper at the conference dedicated to studying the link between aesthetics and politics at the École Normale Supérieure in Paris.