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JCU Hosts 9th Beyond Humanism Conference

The Beyond Humanism Conference was organized by JCU Professor Stefan Lorenz Sorgner, Sangkyu Shin, Evi Sampanikou, Francesca Ferrando, and Jaime del Val.

Carson McCullers in the World: a Centenary Conference on the American Novelist

Carson McCullers (1917-1967) is one of the great authors of American southern literature. The conference celebrated the hundredth anniversary of her birth.

Media Literacy in the World – Alumna Wanda Gabai

Wanda Gabai during a training session in Thailand Wanda Gabai graduated from JCU in 2010 with a degree in Communications. She was born in Naples, Italy, and her passion for traveling and exploring different lifestyles and cultures led her to live in different parts of the [...]

Writing for Videogames: Professor Mike Treanor

Mike Treanor is an Assistant Professor of Computer Science at the American University, Washington DC and a founding member of the American University Game Lab. His research is broadly aimed at finding new approaches for interpretation and expression within videogames and computational media. He's had work nominated for Technical [...]

JCU Department of Communications Presents SEMBENE!

JCU was one of over 100 institutions that took part in the Sembene Across Africa project, a three-day series of events in honor of Ousmane Sembene, considered the father of African cinema.

Professor Nicola Petrocchi to Present at Gerace Summer School

Professor Nicola Petrocchi will be lecturing at the Summer School "Empathy and Compassion: From Contemplative Traditions to Neuroscience.”

John Cabot University Hosts Annual Ambassadors Lunch

On Thursday, May 25, 2017, John Cabot University welcomed ambassadors and cultural attachés to the Secchia Terrace in the Guarini Campus for the annual Ambassadors’ Lunch. Guests included representatives from Israel, Serbia, Brazil, Morocco, South Korea, and Egypt, among others.

JCU Hosts International Conference “Fear and Loathing of the Online Self”

On Monday, May 22, 2017, John Cabot University hosted the first day of the international conference “Fear and Loathing of the Online Self.”

Announcing 2017 Summer School on Migration and Human Rights

John Cabot University and the United Nations Interregional Crime and Justice Research Institute (UNICRI) are pleased to announce the fifth edition of the Summer School on Migration and Human Rights.

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.

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.

Meet Graduating Senior Hazel Ebenezer

Originally from South India but raised in a small town in the Himalayas called Mussoorie, Hazel Ebenezer recently graduated John Cabot with a major in International Affairs and a minor in Business Administration.

Dean Mary Merva Guest of Honor at ESCAP Ambassadors’ Luncheon

Dean Merva was invited to address some of the most relevant matters that face our world today, such as the possible global (economic and social) consequences of the election of the new President of the United States and of the results of the “Brexit” referendum in the UK.

The Challenges of Transnational Organized Crime Today

The Department of Modern Languages and Literature welcomed Franco Roberti, Italy's Chief Antimafia and Antiterrorism Prosecutor, and Michael Gaeta, an FBI agent and current Assistant Legal Attaché at the US Embassy, for "A Roundtable Discussion: The Challenges of Transnational Organized Crime Today."

JCU Welcomes Peace Corps Director Carrie Hessler-Radelet

On Thursday, October 20, 2016, John Cabot University welcomed Carrie Hessler-Radelet, the 19th Director of the Peace Corps, for an open classroom.