Communications News

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.

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 Hosts International Media Education Summit

On November 4-5, 2016 John Cabot University co-hosted the International Media Education Summit 2016, in collaboration with Bournemouth University and the Center for Excellence in Media Practice (CEMP).

Alumni and Friends Reunion Weekend a Success

A weekend of events to celebrate the 10th Anniversary of the Investiture of Dr. Franco Pavoncello as President of John Cabot University.

Meet Communications Professor Kwame Phillips

Professor Kwame Phillips is an anthropologist and filmmaker. Born in London and raised in Jamaica, he joined John Cabot's Department of Communications in the Fall of 2016.

JCU Presents Mark Hosler from American Band “Negativland”

On October 5, 2016 the JCU Department of Communications hosted a lecture by Mark Hosler. Hosler is one of the founding members of the band Negativland.

The Frohring Library Presents JCU Authors 2016

As part of the celebrations for the 10th anniversary of Dr. Franco Pavoncello's investiture as President of JCU, the Frohring Library has organized JCU Authors 2016, an exhibit showcasing the intellectual production of the university faculty.

Professor Watson Curates Art Exhibition “Transnational Capitalism Examined”

Communications Professor Mike Watson will curate a double solo exhibition of the Austrian artist Oliver Ressler, titled Transnational Capitalism Examined.

JCU Institute of Entrepreneurship Welcomes CEO “Fairbooks”

On Monday September 19, 2016 Professor Daniele Pica’s BUS/CMS 361 class and the Institute of Entrepreneurship welcomed Diego Banovaz, a young entrepreneur from Trieste, Italy.

JCU Screens Films And Videos By Marco G. Ferrari

Department of Communications and the Department of Art History and Studio Art co-hosted a series of films and videos by Marco G. Ferrari. His works combine documentary style and narrative style, in order to emphasize the importance of the landscape.

John Cabot University Welcomes Eric and Andrew McLuhan

The Guarini Institute for Public Affairs and the Department of Communications are pleased to welcome Dr. Eric McLuhan, an internationally-known and award-winning lecturer on communication and media and son of the late Marshall McLuhan, and Andrew McLuhan, his son and assistant.

Faculty Development Funds Support JCU’s Outstanding Professors

JCU Vice President and Academic Dean Mary Merva is pleased to announce the JCU Faculty Development Funds (FDC) awarded for the academic year 2015-2016.

The Albert Walker Fuller Prize 2016/2017

The Albert Walker Fuller Prize Committee invites students, alumni, faculty, and staff to apply for The Albert Walker Fuller Prize in Communication.

Director Valerio Ciriaci Presents Screening of ‘If Only I Were That Warrior’

On June 13, 2016, the JCU Media and Communications Speaker Series presented a screening of If Only I Were That Warrior, a 2015 feature documentary film on the 1935 Italian occupation of Ethiopia, directed by Valerio Ciriaci.

Meet COM Professor Mike Watson

Professor Mike Watson, an art theorist and curator holding a PhD in Philosophy from Goldsmiths College, joined John Cabot’s faculty in 2015.