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From Page to Screen: Professor Dews’s Story Adapted into Short Film

Carlos Dews is a member of John Cabot University’s faculty since 2008. He is Chair of the JCU Department of English Language and Literature and Director of the JCU Institute for Creative Writing and Literary Translation.

President Pavoncello Comments on Italian Political Situation for Xinhua English News

On January 15th, Chinese daily Xinhua English News interviewed John Cabot University President Franco Pavoncello on the political situation in Italy a few weeks after President Sergio Mattarella asked Paolo Gentiloni to fill in as prime minister.

JCU Welcomes Visiting Professor of Political Science Bridget Welsh

John Cabot University is pleased to welcome Bridget Welsh as Visiting Professor in Political Science.

Alumnus Cristian Tracci Accepted to Columbia University Master’s Program

Cristian Tracci just graduated from JCU and has been accepted to Columbia's School of International and Public Affairs.

Spring School on Transnational Organized Crime and Terrorism

John Cabot University and the United Nations Interregional Crime and Justice Research Institute (UNICRI) are pleased to announce the Spring School on Transnational Organized Crime and Terrorism.

JCU’s High School Collaboration Program Featured on “Avvenire”

On Tuesday, 20 December, 2016, John Cabot University's ASL (Alternanza Scuola Lavoro) project was featured in Avvenire, an Italian daily newspaper.

Professor Argentieri Discusses Trump, Populism and Russia

On November 18-20, 2016, Federigo Argentieri, Professor of Political Science and Director of Guarini Institute for Public Affairs, contributed to a roundtable panel titled “Demagogues and Democrats in Central-Eastern Europe.”

JCU Welcomes Spring 2017 Students

The John Cabot University community is pleased to welcome our new and returning degree-seeking and study abroad students to campus this spring.

An Assessment of the US Elections and Trump’s Victory

On Wednesday, November 30, the Guarini Institute for Public Affairs and the International Relations Society presented the panel discussion “An Assessment of the US Elections."

Prof. Michèle Favorite Publishes Article on Women and Soft Skills in Aspenia

Professor Michèle Favorite recently published the article “L’incredibile paradosso” (“The incredible paradox”) in Aspenia, the journal of Aspen Institute Italy. In the article, Prof. Favorite discusses the global soft skills gap between men and women.

PBS NewsHour Interviews President Pavoncello on Italy’s Five Star Movement

The popular news program PBS NewsHour interviewed President Franco Pavoncello on the rise of Italy's Five Star Movement.

John Cabot University Launches New Website

John Cabot University is pleased to announce that it has just launched a new website. We hope that users will be pleased with the result, which is based on the feedback received from faculty, students, and staff as well as research on best practices in university websites.

Meet Graduating Senior Hazel Ebenezer

Originally from South India but raised in a small town in the Himalayas called Mussoorie, Hazel Ebenezer recently graduated John Cabot with a major in International Affairs and a minor in Business Administration.

President Pavoncello Interviewed on Italian Constitutional Referendum Results

Bloomberg, TRT World, and the Local interviewed President Pavoncello on the constitutional referendum that took place in Italy on December 4, 2016.

Dean Mary Merva Guest of Honor at ESCAP Ambassadors’ Luncheon

Dean Merva was invited to address some of the most relevant matters that face our world today, such as the possible global (economic and social) consequences of the election of the new President of the United States and of the results of the “Brexit” referendum in the UK.

Department of Communications Hosts Screenings of Syrian Documentaries

On November 15, John Cabot University Department of Communications and the Guarini Institute for Public Affairs were pleased to host screenings and a Q&A with Syrian documentary filmmakers Sara Fattahi, Ammar al-Beik, and Avo Kaprealian.

JCU Alumni Host Panel Discussion “Africa: The Last Frontier?”

On November 10, the JCU Institute for Entrepreneurship welcomed alumni Kenneth Anye and Stefano Benedikter to the panel “Africa: The Last Frontier?”

MUN Society Represents JCU at Warsaw Model UN 2016

On October 20-22, twelve delegates from John Cabot University’s MUN Society attended the Warsaw Model United Nations 2016 (WAWMUN 2016) conference, Eastern Europe’s biggest MUN, where the broad topic of European insecurity was discussed.

President Pavoncello Analyzes U.S. Elections on Italian Radio Show

A week after the election of Donald Trump as President of the United States, JCU President Franco Pavoncello was invited to be a guest on Radio Radicale's "Spazio Transnazionale," a live radio program dedicated to international affairs.

JCU Alumnus Leonardo Quattrucci Awarded Premio Italia Giovane

On October 21, JCU alumnus Leonardo Quattrucci won the Premio Italia Giovane ("Young Italy") prize. Presented by Rome's Centro Studi Americani, the award, which is in its third edition, is given to ten Italians under 35 who have demonstrated qualities of initiative, positivity, courage, and professionalism.