International News

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.

Guarini Institute and International Relations Society Visit Budapest

On October 21-24, the Guarini Institute for Public Affairs and the International Relations Society jointly organized a visit to Budapest during the celebrations of the 60th anniversary of the 1956 Revolution. 24 JCU students participated, led by Prof. Federigo Argentieri.

JCU Students Receive Medals from the Italian Parliament and the Italy-USA Foundation

On Thursday, 6 October 2016, three JCU students, Shelby Leigh Bradley, Gillian Rose McMurray and Emelia Trop were awarded medals of the Italian Parliament in the framework of the America Award by the Italy-USA Foundation.

Reuters Press Interviews President Pavoncello on Renzi’s Visit to USA

John Cabot University’s President Franco Pavoncello was asked by Reuters Press to comment on Prime Minister Matteo Renzi’s invitation to a formal state dinner at the White House.

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.

Three JCU Students To Receive America Award by Italy-USA Foundation

On Thursday, October 6 2016, three JCU students, Shelby Leigh Bradley (BA in Marketing, Minor in Italian Studies), Gillian Rose McMurray (BA in Communications) and Emelia Trop (BA in Classical Studies, Minor in Philosophy) will be awarded medals of the Italian Parliament by the Italy-USA Foundation.

Delegation from Shanghai University of Political Science and Law Visits JCU

On Monday, September 26, John Cabot University hosted an important visit from the Shanghai University of Political Science and Law (SHUPL), the second largest university in the city.

Stanlake Samkange and Ryan Anderson Present the WFP at JCU

The JCU Universities Fighting World Hunger Club (UFWH), with the support of the Guarini Institute for Public Affairs, hosted an event featuring presentations by Ryan Anderson and Stanlake Samkange, from the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP)

JCU Welcomes Aydın Adnan Sezgin, Ambassador of Turkey to Rome

The International Relations Society was pleased to host Aydin Adnan Sezgin, the Turkish ambassador to Italy, to discuss the unsuccessful coup d'etat in Turkey, the Syrian Civil War, and the question of Kurds.

Professor Sorgner at European Cultural Capital 2016

JCU Philosophy Professor Stefan Sorgner discussed the relevance of utopias for the future of Europe at a European Cultural Capital 2016 event in Wroclaw, Poland.