Archive for July, 2014

Professor Nicola Brandt Exhibits at National Art Gallery of Namibia

John Cabot University is pleased to announce that John Cabot alumna and art history professor Nicola Brandt, Nicola Brandt will be holding her first solo exhibition The Earth Inside at the National Art Gallery of Namibia.

Professor Zara Pogossian Co-Organizes International Conference

Philosophy Professor Zara Pogossian is one of the organizers of the international conference "Politics, Art and Spirituality in the Kingdom of Vaspurakan," which will be held in Paris on September 22 and 23.

Faculty Development Funds Awarded to Support JCU’s Outstanding Professors

JCU Vice President and Academic Dean Mary Merva is pleased to report that JCU faculty development funds continue to support the professional development of an outstanding group of faculty.

Students in Andrew Cotto’s Travel Writing Class Showcase their Work

The final event of this summer's Institute for Creative Writing and Literary Translation was held on July 22, 2014, when Prof. Andrew Cotto's Travel Writing class read excerpts from their work this semester.

IFE Congratulates the Harambe Entrepreneur Alliance on Being Featured in Vanity Fair

Vanity Fair has published a piece on the Alliance in the August edition of the magazine, and on July 29 Harambe will be at the Vanity Fair reception hosted by the British Ambassador in Washington.

Global Village’s Betrayal: Mass Surveillance, Privacy and the Privatization of the Internet

On Thursday July 10th, the JCU Institute in International Communications hosted the second forum of the 2014 summer session. The Panel was composed of Tracy Mitrano from Cornell University, Pamela Harris from JCU, and Ibrahim Al Marashi from California State University.

Global Village’s Promise: Telecommunications, Networked Power and the Rise of Global Citizenship

On Wednesday, July 16th, the Summer Institute in International Communications 2014 presented the last of a series of three forums. The theme was "Telecommunications, Networked Power and the Rise of Global Citizenship."

JCU Hosts Conference “Europe and Ukraine after the May 25th Election”

John Cabot University hosted in the Aula Magna Regina of Guarini Campus the conference “Europe and Ukraine after the May 25th Election.”

Professor Daniel Roy Connelly Awarded First Prize in Poetry Festival

Dr. Daniel Roy Connelly, adjunct assistant professor of English literature and theater, was named recipient of First Prize in the annual Fermoy International Poetry Festival, based in County Cork in the Republic of Ireland.

Diplomacy in Action: JCU Students Participate in Ukraine Crisis Simulation

Students in Professor Rimanelli's International Diplomacy and the United Nations course took part in an interactive simulation of the Ukraine Crisis.

President Pavoncello Comments on Italy’s EU Presidency for Xinhua

President Pavoncello Comments on Italy's EU Presidency for Xinhua News

Dean Mary Merva Speaks on Empowering Women in the Euro-Mediterranean Region at International Forum

On June 26, 2014, JCU Vice President and Dean of Academic Affairs Mary Merva spoke at the international forum "For a New Euro-Mediterranean: Perspectives for Cooperation, Integration, and Development".