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La Repubblica.it Praises JCU Poet-in-Residence Billy Collins’ Reading

US Poet Laureate from 2001 to 2003, Billy Collins has achieved critical acclaim and wide popularity in the US and has been described as "the most popular poet in America" by the New York Times.

Professor Salvatore and Fashion Retailing Students Visit Stores in Rome Center

Summer Session I students taking MKT 355 - Fashion Retailing were recently involved in an on-site lecture and assignment visiting leading fashion stores in Rome city centre. The group was led by Professor Antonella Salvatore, Business Administration Professor and Coordinator of JCU's Career Services Center.

JCU Welcomes College Students from National Organization of Italian American Women’s Cultural Exchange Program

The National Organization of Italian American Women (NOIAW), in collaboration with the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, has organized a cultural exchange program which sees a group of Italian American college students visit Rome.

Reading Tonight with JCU Poet in Residence Billy Collins

Billy Collins, United States Poet Laureate 2001-2003, is an American phenomenon. No poet since Robert Frost has managed to combine high critical acclaim with such broad popular appeal.

Christians in the Middle East

On June 6th, 2012, John Cabot University hosted a presentation and book-signing of Antonio Picasso’s essay “Il Mondo Oriente Cristiano” (Cooper, 2010) on the beautiful Secchia Terrace.

John Cabot University Press Presents “InVerse 2012”

On the occasion of the University's fortieth anniversary, John Cabot University Press is pleased to announce the publication of the fifth volume of InVerse Italian Poets in Translation, edited by Professors Brunella Antomarini, Berenice Cocciolillo, and Rosa Filardi.

The Origins of Religious Liberty in the United States

Dr. Marc Arkin, a specialist in religion and secularism, spoke about the origins of the focus on religious freedom the US constitution has.

Rwanda 1994: Investigating, Assessing and Reckoning with International Responsibilities

The Guarini Institute presented: “Rwanda 1994: Investigating, Assessing and Reckoning with International Responsibilities”

Bridging the Gap: Marking the 1700th Anniversary of the Battle of the Milvian Bridge

October 28, 312 AD marks the date Constantine defeated rival emperor Maxentius near the Milvian Bridge, bringing him one step closer to being the sole ruler of the Roman Empire. JCU's Classical Studies program commemorated this event on May 24-25, 2012 in the form of a conference and guided tours of important Constantinian sites.

Professor Tiziana Provvidera Publishes Translation of Justus Lipsius

Professor Tiziana Provvidera recently published an Italian translation of the first volume of political works by philologist and humanist Justus Lipsius.

Professor Yawn to Speak at International Conference on Biblical Manuscripts at the University of Namur, Belgium

JCU Art History Professor Lila Yawn will speak at the "Comment le Livre s'est fait livre. La fabrication des manuscrits bibliques (IVe-XVe siècles): Bilan, résultats, perspectives de recherché" International Conference in Namur, Belgium between May 23rd and 25th, 2012.

Professor Argentieri Speaks on Molotov-Ribbentrop Pact

Professor of Political Science and Director of the Guarini Institute for Public Affairs Federigo Argentieri will be among the speakers at a two-day international conference titled "L'Italia e il Patto Molotov-Ribbentrop, 1939-1941".

Italian Minister Giulio Terzi di Sant’Agata Awarded Honorary Degree

John Cabot University was pleased to award an honorary degree to Italian Foreign Minister Giulio Terzi di Sant'Agata in a special convocation on May 15, 2012.

40th Anniversary’s Commencement Largest in JCU History

On May 14th, John Cabot University held the 40th Commencement exercises in its history, celebrating the Class of 2012 at the wonderful Villa Aurelia, home of the American Academy in Rome and located on the city's Janiculum Hill, overlooking Rome's historic center and the Trastevere neighborhood.

From Art History Major to “Indiana Jones of Art:” Anna Bottinelli’s Story

I am absolutely loving this job, for it combines my passions for art, research, and analysis. I have become a kind of " art-detective" throughout Italy, an "Indiana Jones of Art."