Author Archive

JCU Delegation Attends Coopera Conference on International Cooperation

On Wednesday, January 24 and Thursday, January 25, 2018, about 30 John Cabot students, together with faculty and staff members attended COOPERA, the conference on International Cooperation organized by the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation (MAECI) and the Italian Agency for Cooperation and Development (AICS).

Italy Reads Students Interview Former Poet Laureate Billy Collins

The Italy Reads 2017 Keynote Address by former U.S. Poet Laureate Billy Collins was an occasion for 14 high school students and 4 JCU students (Italy Reads Volunteers) to get hands-on experience while contributing to the success of the kick-off event for JCU’s 9th annual program of English language reading and cultural exchange.

A Passion for the Practice of Law: Alumnus Anthony Vanicek

After graduating from Georgetown Law, alumni Anthony Vanicek was able to find a job as a trial attorney in Colorado. He was an International Affairs major at JCU.

JCU Welcomes Pasquale Longo, CEO of Powahome

On January 29th, JCU welcomed Pasquale Longo to Professor Antonella Salvatore’s “Made in Italy” class. Longo is the CEO and Co-founder of Powahome. Powahome is an automatic system that allows people to control the lights and window shutters in their homes from their mobile phone.

Interfaith Dialogue Against Political Polarization: Prof. Michael Driessen

Michael Driessen is Associate Professor and chair of the department of Political Science and International Affairs at John Cabot University where he also co-directs the University’s Interfaith Initiative. Professor Driessen’s research focuses on the role of public religions in Catholic and Muslim societies.

President Pavoncello Interviewed by Financial Times on Italy’s Upcoming Elections

John Cabot University President Franco Pavoncello was recently interviewed by the Financial Times about the deep divisions within Italy's right-wing alliance ahead of the upcoming general elections.

John Cabot University Open Day in Bari

John Cabot University received a special welcome on January 25th by the city of Bari, where the Mayor’s office hosted professor Michèle Favorite to speak in the beautiful Sala Consiliare to a group of high school students from all over the region of Puglia.

Professor Stefan Lorenz Sorgner Discusses Posthumanism in Stuttgart

John Cabot Philosophy Professor Stefan Lorenz Sorgner was invited to discuss the “Total Work of Art, Posthuman Music, and the Future of the Arts” with the ground-breaking contemporary composer Sven Helbig at the Future Laboratory Music in Stuttgart.

Promoting Education in Africa: International Affairs Major Ifeoma Anyigor

Ifeoma Anyigor is an International Affairs major with minors in Entrepreneurship and Humanistic Studies. Hailing from Nigeria, she is the author of a book titled 'Think Home Africans.'

Professor Tara Keenan Trains English Teachers in Digital Humanities

On November 17-18th, Professor Tara Keenan led a workshop at the national TESOL Italy conference entitled, “Teaching for Innovation.”

Mind Over Matter: Psychology Professor Nicola Petrocchi

Professor Nicola Petrocchi, Ph.D, Psy.D, is a licensed CBT psychotherapist and student counselor. During his international Ph.D in Psychology and Social Neuroscience, he conducted research on the effect of Loving Kindness Meditation (LKM) on mild depression.

Student Karima 2G Publishes Article in Corriere della Sera Newspaper

Communications and Political Science student Karima 2G published an article in the Corriere della Sera, one of Italy's major newspapers. She discusses racism, stereotypes, and how she uses her music to combat prejudice.

JCU Presents 2017 Continuing Education Closing Ceremony

On Monday, January 8, John Cabot University hosted a ceremony in honor of 65 Continuing Education students who completed their programs at the university.

JCU Welcomes Spring 2018 Students

The John Cabot University community is pleased to welcome our new and returning degree-seeking and study abroad students to campus for Spring 2018.

Second Spring School on Transnational Organized Crime and Terrorism

John Cabot University and UNICRI are pleased to announce the second edition of the Spring School on Transnational Organized Crime and Terrorism.