On Saturday, May 13th, the mixed crew of Ca' Foscari and Iuav secured the first place in the 6th edition of the Lion Cup, the international university Dragon Boat competition. Steering the boat was Zahra Ghahtani, an Iranian student who chose Ca' Foscari and Venice to pursue her dreams.
Ca' Foscari is entering a growing number of international agreements with prestigious partners from all over the world. During her recent mission to China, Rector Tiziana Lippiello signed two agreements with important academic institutions: Fudan University di Shanghai and Xiamen University in the Fujian province.
Javier Cercas, prominent Spanish writer and columnist, and Nicola Lagioia, writer, radio host, and director of Turin’s International Book Fair, will inaugurate the sixteenth edition of Incroci di civiltà, the International Festival of Literature in Venice, on Wednesday 29 March at 5 p.m. at the Auditorium Santa Margherita.
Ca’ Foscari alumna Giulia Moro was the only Italian researcher to be selected by the prestigious American Chemical Society for the special issue of the journal Chemical Research in Toxicology dedicated to women in STEM disciplines. Moro’s study is on PFAS-albumin interactions and their consequences on human health.
After winning the last edition of the Sanremo Music Festival, Marco Mengoni’s song “Due vite” has now become a new tool for teaching and promoting the Italian language and culture in the world, thanks to the work of the Ca’ Foscari’s observatory on Language Education, directed by professor Fabio Caon.
Ca’ Foscari mourns the death of Bonaventura Ruperti, full professor of Japanese Language and Literature at the Department of Asian and North African Studies. 'The Prophet of Japan', as his students affectionately called him, passed away on 5 January. Japanese translation available inside this article.
Did you know that driving a small car to the movie theatre with a friend may have lower carbon emissions than streaming the same movie alone at home? We often think that going digital means "going green", but this is not always the case.
In order to better understand the impact that EUTOPIA can have on our community of students and researchers, we have interviewed the people who represented our university during some of the events that were organised during the EUTOPIA Week in Ljubljana.
Ca’ Foscari University of Venice is participating in the 27th Conference of Parties (COP27) of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), which opened on Sunday 6 November 2022 in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt.