Archive for May, 2014

Creative Writing Institute Welcomes Writer in Residence Tyler Dilts

John Cabot University welcomed author Tyler Dilts as this year's Writer in Residence at the 5th Annual Summer Institute for Creative Writing and Literary Translation, held from May 19th to June 20th.

Trustee Ali Reza Arabnia Named “Cavaliere del Lavoro” by Italian President Giorgio Napolitano

The title is conferred each year during the Italian Feast of the Republic to those citizens who have distinguished themselves for their innovative contributions to the country's economy.

President Franco Pavoncello Interviewed by BBC News

John Cabot University President and professor of Political Science Franco Pavoncello was recently interviewed by the BBC News on the European Parliament elections in Italy.

Alumna Diletta Luminari to Begin a Master’s at Oxford University

Born in Rome, International Affairs alumna Diletta Luminari, Class of 2014, is on her way to a Master’s in Migration Studies at Oxford University.

President Pavoncello Welcomes Senator Lucio D’Ubaldo

President Pavoncello had the pleasure of welcoming Senator Lucio D'Ubaldo President of the ItaliaUSA Foundation, who was accompanied by the Secretary General of the Foundation.

Isabella Clough Marinaro Named Professor of the Year by Class of 2014

"Prof. Clough challenges students to produce their best work, supports them when things get difficult and above all else, inspires them to be better students and better people outside the classroom."

Side by Side: JCU Professors William Pettit and Jochem Schoneveld

The fourth and final exhibition in the series "Side by Side," curated by JCU Studio Art professor Serafino Monti, will be at the Galleria Monti & Company, from Tuesday, May 20 through Friday, May 30.

Institute for Entrepreneurship Welcomes Laura Raimondo

A lecture by Laura Raimondo, Senior Vice President of the University of Pittsburg Medical Center (UPMC).

John Cabot University Welcomes Summer I 2014 Students

JCU is commited to facilitate the new Study Abroad and Degree Seeking students' transition to Campus life and the city of Rome.

Alumna Chiara De Luca Lands Traineeship at Greenpeace International

A Communications major from Naples, Chiara De Luca graduated from John Cabot University in 2012.

JCU and UNICRI Present Summer School on Human Rights

John Cabot University and the United Nations Interregional Crime and Justice Research Institute (UNICRI) are pleased to announce the third edition of the Summer School on Human Rights.

Congratulations to Class of 2014 Valedictorian Victor Xavier Zarour Zarzar!

John Cabot University's Vice President and Dean of Academic Affairs Mary Merva is pleased to announce the Valedictorian for the Class of 2014 - Victor Xavier Zarour Zarzar.

JCU is First Institution to Offer Teaching Italian as a Foreign Language Certificate (DITALS) for American Universities

DITALS is a professional qualification offered by the Università per Stranieri di Siena for prospective teachers of Italian as a foreign language.

Guarini Institute: Jewish and Ukrainians Writers Compared

Sponsored by the Guarini Institute, Il Messaggio dell’Icona – a Roman bookstore specializing in Eastern European cultural and religious topics - hosted Amelia M. Glaser, professor of Slavic Studies at UC San Diego, to discuss her book Jews and Ukrainians in Russia’s Literary Borderlands, published by Northwestern University Press.

President Pavoncello and Vice President Merva Attend AAICU Meeting

President Franco Pavoncello and Vice President and Dean Mary Merva attended the annual meeting of the Association of American International Colleges and Universities (AAICU) in Aix-en-Provence, France on April 10 -12.