NEWS 2015-2016


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Alumna Blerida Banushi first author of a study on the ARC Syndrome
July 20th 2016 Nature Communications
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Alumna Blerida Banushi  (Biology) was admitted to the Collegio Nuovo in 2004 with a full scholarship over the five years of BSc and Masters and an additional grant for her PhD at UCL. "The many other facilities and the outstanding organization of the 'collegio' system, have allowed me to approach the study with no other concerns. And I had the opportunity to meet some wonderful people", she wrote in the College's magazine in 2009.

Barbara Casadei, President Elect European Society of Cardiology
One of the first Alumnae of the Collegio Nuovo

Look at the Portrait of a lady in the lab - "Professor Casadei sees her career as one that has evolved naturally, punctuated with a few “defining moments” such as enrolling at the Collegio Nuovo in Pavia and the move to Oxford". Read more here
Now President Elect at ESC Board 2016-2018

Your New College at a glance
Your home in Italy
Having never been to Pavia before, I was pleasantly surprised at the city atmosphere and the long history of top-notch education at the University of Pavia.
Hannah Goldstein, Barnard College – Columbia University, New York

Collegio Nuovo allowed me to meet people from all over Italy as well as the rest of the world.
Mabel Asensio Sevilla, University of Salamanca, Spain

At Collegio Nuovo I learned the importance of being free in my choices, especially in the professional ones. I will treasure the experience!
Aiko Iwatsuki, Ochanomizu University, Tokyo

I found Collegio Nuovo to be an internationally-oriented institution.
Alexa Jackson,  Wellesley College, USA

It is no exaggeration to say that in real measure I owe my success in the field of Italian studies to the time I spent at the Collegio Nuovo. There blossomed a vivid intellectual life of conferences and rich collegiality.
Rodica Diaconescu-Blumenfeld,  Vassar College, USA


University of Ghent and Collegio Nuovo
 “Testo e politesto. Riflessioni teoriche e analisi di casi di studio tra letteratura e arti”: The third edition of the International Spring School in Italian Studies organized by Mara Santi (Ghent University) in collaboration with the Collegio Nuovo starts on Monday April 4th. Participants from Ghent, Amsterdam, Leiden, Liege and Aachen gather for an intensive one-week course. Plenary lectures and workshops are delivered by scholars from the Universities of Ghent, Louvain-la-Neuve, Utrecht, Groningen, Warwick and Pavia. The School also offers a visit to the Center of Manuscripts of Modern and Contemporary Authors of the University of Pavia and a walking tour to historic Pavia (The Original History Walks®), along with a meeting with a senior editor of FrancoAngeli publishing company


Meet MIT in our College
Massachussetts Institute of Technology Students and Collegio Nuovo Students
On January 19th,  Collegio Nuovo students, mainly enrolled in STEM Sciences, had the opportunity to exchange their views and information on their University life with a delegation of MIT Students, engaged in the Global Teaching Learning Program. 

December 14th 2015 - 6 pm:"Life and living together"
Meeting with EMMA BONINO
 She served in the goverment of Italy as Minister of Foreign Affairs and Minister of International Trade. She was a member of the European Parliament and a EU Commissioner. Member of the Italian Senate, she served also as Vice President of the Senate in 2008.
Emma Bonino is going to meet the public with Prof. Ernesto Bettinelli (University of Pavia) on December 14th 2015 (6 pm), at the Collegio Nuovo,

EucA - Dissent Conscience and the Wall
Three Collegio Nuovo students selected for the conferences
Three Collegio Nuovo students engaged in the EU funded project Dissent Conscience and the Wall, organised by EucA and Thomas More Institute:  Martina Comparelli (Political Sciences) and Elena Barattini (Communication) were selected to attend the final conference to be held on December 10th at the Cervantes Institute. Previous meetings, attended by Elena Bernini (Political Sciences) who delivered also a presentation, were held in London and in Brussels. 



Collegio Nuovo at China Women's University, Beijing
Second International Women's University Presidents' Forum & Symposium to Commemorate 20th Anniversary of the Fourth World Women Conference
The Rector and three Collegio Nuovo students (Political Sciences, Maths and Phylosophy) are attending the Second International Women's University Presidents' Forum & Symposium to Commemorate 20th Anniversary of the Fourth World Women Conference. 

Ochanomizu University Tokyo at Collegio Nuovo
Visiting students for academic year 2015-16
 After last summer session, with two visiting medical students from Portugal and Brazil, the new academic year 2015-16 starts  with two students from Ochanomizu University, Tokyo, thanks to the Collegio Nuovo partnership. Welcome!

Collegio Nuovo with EucA delegation at MIT, Boston
EucA - MIT Symposium: The Key Role of Students Affairs in Delivering Excellence in Higher Education
The five days of the event had each a different theme: State of Student Affairs, History and Future Directions; Life Skills Matter, A Holistic Approach to Student Development; Addressing First-Year Student Transitions; Leadership Development and Employability; The Impact of Student Life Initiatives, Assessing Our Work. The format consisted in keynote speakers, presentation of MIT and EucA best practices and group interactions. Learn more here


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