Events News

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.

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.

Rwanda 1994: Investigating, Assessing and Reckoning with International Responsibilities

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

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".

JCU Welcomes Summer I Students!

The John Cabot University community is pleased to welcome incoming visiting students for Summer Session I. Over 370 students, both degree-seeking and study abroad, are taking courses in Rome during Summer I.

Professor Geoghegan Hosts Workshop for Italian High School Students

John Cabot University welcomed students from Liceo Isacco Newton, along with their professors Cinzia Cetraro and Roberto Ingravalle, for an all-day Creative Writing Workshop, hosted by JCU professor Elizabeth Geoghegan.

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.

JCU’s Frohring Library Presents JCU Authors 2012 Exhibit

John Cabot University is delighted to present the JCU Authors 2012 exhibit, currently being held until May 27th in the Frohring Library reference room.

Habemus Valedictorian: Congratulations to Sofia Barry!

John Cabot University's Vice President and Dean of Academic Affairs Mary Merva is pleased to announce the Valedictorian for the Class of 2012 - Sofia Barry. Sofia is graduating summa cum laude with a Major in International Affairs and Minors in Economics and History.

IFE Presents “Hosting the Olympic Games: Blessing or Curse?”

Lawrence Bartolomucci, who teaches economics at JCU, and Entrepreneurship Institute Director Silvia Pulino welcomed a group of over 30 Rotterdam University students, as well as several members of the JCU community for a topical and informative lecture on the costs and benefits associated with hosting the Olympic Games.

Grill the Senator: Hon. Ignazio Marino

On April 16, 2012, the Guarini Institute for Public Affairs had the pleasure of hosting Senator Ignazio Marino, member of Italy's Partito Democratico (PD) and Chair of the Senate's Public Health System Committee.

Rwanda, 18 years later

On Saturday, April 14th, the association Bene Rwanda organized a conference entitled "Shared Memory" to commemorate the eighteenth anniversary of the Rwandan genocide.

JCU Students Hosted by IFAD

John Cabot University students enrolled in Professor Margaret Kneller's natural science classes were hosted at the International Fund for Agricultural Development's headquarters for a briefing session dedicated to understanding topics that will be on the Rio+20 Summit agenda.