Communications News

Where Are They Now? Meet Alumna Gillian McMurray

We catch up with JCU Alumna Gillian McMurray. Originally from Chicago, Illinois, Gillian, Class of 2017, graduated with a major in Communications.

“Environmental Communication Pedagogy and Practice” – Professor López

Communications Professor Antonio López recently published two chapters in Environmental Communication Pedagogy and Practice (Routledge 2017).

Where Are They Now? Meet Alumna Challis Popkey

We catch up with JCU Alumna Challis Popkey. Originally from Boise, Idaho, Challis, Class of 2015, graduated with a major in Communications.

Speak Truth to Power: A Dialogue with Journalist and Professor Chris Livesay

Professor Christopher Livesay, Lecturer in Journalism, joined JCU in Spring 2017. A foreign correspondent and producer for PBS NewsHour, his recent work focuses on the Middle East conflict, the rise of populism in Europe, and the refugee crisis.

JCU Hosts Screening of “Verano”

On January 25, 2017 the Department of Communications and the Institute for Creative Writing and Literary Translation hosted a screening of “Verano”, a short movie directed by JCU alumnus Alessandro Ceschi and based on Professor Carlos Dews’s short story “Recoleta”.

A Dialogue with the Middle East: Professor Donatella Della Ratta

Communications Professor Donatella Della Ratta is an expert in Arabic-speaking media who started teaching at JCU this Spring 2017.

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.