Communications News

A Hand Up to the Underprivileged: Alumna Milena Rivolova

Born in the USA of Swiss and Czech parents, Milena Rivolova is a JCU alumna (Class of 2016) who grew up in Prague, Czech Republic.

A Degree Earned in Full: Communications Major Lydia Smith

Hailing from Sacramento, California, Lydia Smith is a graduating senior at John Cabot University. Majoring in Communications, with a minor in Creative Writing, she has been very active in campus life. She is the Vice President of Theatre Society, Managing Editor of 'The Matthew' newspaper, and Secretary of The Fashion Club.

JCU Ethiopian Film Festival Kicks Off with “Crumbs” by Miguel Llansò

John Cabot University’s Department of Communications in collaboration with the Guarini Institute for Public Affairs screened the first film of “The Ethiopian Film Festival,” Crumbs by Miguel Llansó.

Call for Participation: “Fear and Loathing of the Online Self” Conference

Organized by John Cabot University and Università degli Studi RomaTre in Rome, in collaboration with the Institute of Network Cultures, Amsterdam, this conference aims at exploring the state of the online self by raising questions about its status as a focal point of contemporary power/networks.

A Stand Against Gender Inequality: History Major Kiriko Mechanicus

Kiriko Mechanicus is a History major and Communications minor from Amsterdam, Netherlands. She is the President of the Women's Leadership Initiative (JCU's student organization promoting women's rights) and she is involved in the JCU Community Service Program.

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.