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Fashion and Philosophy: A Talk by Professor Gwenda-lin Grewal

Fashion and Philosophy: A Talk by Professor Gwenda-lin Grewal

Professor Seth Jaffe welcomed Dr. Gwenda-lin Grewal to his Introduction to Political Theory class for a guest lecture called “Fashion and Death: A Talk on Fashion | Sense.”

JCU’s Center for Career Services Shares 2022 Statistics

JCU’s Center for Career Services Shares 2022 Statistics

The Center for Career Services recently shared its 2022 statistics and gave an overview of how JCU students and graduates are doing in the current job market.

Professor Lila Yawn on the Fifth Anniversary of the M.A. in Art History

Professor Lila Yawn on the Fifth Anniversary of the M.A. in Art History

The M.A. in Art History, the first graduate degree program in art history based entirely in Rome offered by a U.S.-accredited university, recently celebrated its fifth anniversary.

Professor Federica Capoferri Presents New Book on the Depiction of Rome in Film

Professor Federica Capoferri Presents New Book on the Depiction of Rome in Film

Professor Federica Capoferri presented her latest book Badlands. Il cinema dell’ultima Roma (Ledizioni, 2022), coauthored with Carolina Ciampaglia and Flaminio Di Biagi at the fourteenth edition of the Roma Film Corto independent film festival.

Finance the Future: International Business Student Lynch Ainsley Gonzales Sariola

Finance the Future: International Business Student Lynch Ainsley Gonzales Sariola

Lynch Ainsley Gonzales Sariola is currently pursuing a B.A. in International Business with a minor in Entrepreneurship. She is Vice President of the Business Society, Chief of Staff of Student Government, and a member of the Asian Culture Club.

Meet Study Abroad Student Benjamin Klein

Meet Study Abroad Student Benjamin Klein

Benjamin Klein is a freshman from Nashua, New Hampshire, majoring in Business Administration at the University of Delaware. Benjamin studied abroad at John Cabot University in Fall 2022.

Art About Food: Alumna Kiriko Mechanicus

Art About Food: Alumna Kiriko Mechanicus

Alumna Kiriko Mechanicus graduated from JCU in 2018 with a B.A. in History and a minor in Communications. Kiriko was recently invited to write and recite a Dutch-Italian poem in an event in honor of the Dutch state visit of Italian President Sergio Mattarella.

Taking Independence to a New Level: Study Abroad Student Abbey Buetow

Taking Independence to a New Level: Study Abroad Student Abbey Buetow

Abbey Buetow is a freshman from Northeastern University, who is majoring in International Affairs and International Business, with a concentration in Global Business and Strategy. Abbey studied abroad at JCU in Fall 2022.

Mastering Marketing: Professor Alessandro Feri

Mastering Marketing: Professor Alessandro Feri

Marketing Professor Alessandro Feri joined JCU’s Department of Business Administration in Fall 2022. In Spring 2023, Professor Feri is teaching Principles of Marketing, Integrated Marketing Communications, and International Marketing.

A Passion for the Classics: Alumna Elena Catalina Sirbu

A Passion for the Classics: Alumna Elena Catalina Sirbu

Originally from Romania but raised in Italy, Elena Catalina Sirbu graduated from JCU in 2021 with a double B.A. in International Affairs and Classical Studies. Elena is currently pursuing an M.Phil. in Classics at Trinity College Dublin.

Meet Political Science Student Elizabeth Santina Paresi

Meet Political Science Student Elizabeth Santina Paresi

Elizabeth Santina Paresi was raised in Seattle and now lives in Portland. Santina is pursuing a B.A. in Political Science with minors in Communications and Creative Writing. She is part of JCU’s Student Government and is also a Student Ambassador.

Meet Transfer Student Kathryn Williams

Meet Transfer Student Kathryn Williams

Kathryn Williams is a senior majoring in Communications. In Fall 2022, Kathryn interned at the JCU Web Communications Office.

Meet Art History M.A. Alumna Odette Lopez

Meet Art History M.A. Alumna Odette Lopez

Odette Lopez graduated from JCU with an M.A. in Art History in 2021. After graduation, Odette became Director of the Museum of Contemporary Art of the Americas in Miami, a position she held until January 2023. She is currently planning to pursue her Ph.D. in Classical Art and Archaeology.

Professor Ada Bertini Publishes Article on Role of Phonetics in Teaching Italian

Professor Ada Bertini Publishes Article on Role of Phonetics in Teaching Italian

Professor Ada Bertini, who teaches Italian language at JCU, recently published an article called “La Fonetica Nell’insegnamento/Apprendimento Dell’italiano L2: ‘Cenerentola’ o ‘Principessa’? Attività E Materiali Per Studenti Anglofoni,” in the Lingua in Azione journal (ILSA).

JCU’s Italy Reads Program featured in Margaret Fuller Society Newsletter “Conversations”

JCU’s Italy Reads Program featured in Margaret Fuller Society Newsletter “Conversations”

The focus of the 2022-2023 edition of Italy Reads is Margaret Fuller’s Summer on the Lakes in 1843. The Margaret Fuller Society played an important role in this year’s edition of Italy Reads, and it is an honor to be featured in the society’s newsletter.

Institute Director Francesco Lapenta Invited to Harvard AIWS Award for UN Tech Envoy Amandeep Gill

Institute Director Francesco Lapenta Invited to Harvard AIWS Award for UN Tech Envoy Amandeep Gill

Francesco Lapenta, Director of the Institute of Future and Innovation Studies, was invited at Harvard University by the Boston Global Forum to honor Amandeep Gill, the UN Secretary-General’s Envoy on Technology with the World Leader in AI World Society Award.

JCU Student-led Organization JERO Awarded Best Junior Initiative 2021

JCU Student-led Organization JERO Awarded Best Junior Initiative 2021

JCU student-led nonprofit organization, Junior Enterprise of Rome (JERO) International Consulting was awarded the Best Junior Initiative 2021 by Junior Enterprises Network of Italy (JE) in Bologna, Italy, on May 28, 2022.

JCU Art and Design Department Hosts Street Photography Exhibition

JCU Art and Design Department Hosts Street Photography Exhibition

JCU's Art and Design department hosted a street photography exhibition at the Basilica of San Giovanni dei Fiorentini’s construction walls December 1, 2022.

Innovation, Mindfulness, and Diversity: JCU Hosts TEDxJohnCabotUniversity

Innovation, Mindfulness, and Diversity: JCU Hosts TEDxJohnCabotUniversity

JCU hosted the second edition of TEDxJohnCabotUniversity. This edition’s speakers were: Jenn Lindsay, social scientist, documentary filmmaker, video journalist, and adjunct professor; Andrea Guerriero, physician, and healthcare entrepreneur; and Giulia Ricci, Student Cultural Programs and Activities Coordinator. 

Digital Delights and Disturbances: Assetisation of Digital Labor with Dr. Kylie Jarrett

Digital Delights and Disturbances: Assetisation of Digital Labor with Dr. Kylie Jarrett

JCU's Communications Department invited Dr. Kylie Jarrett to speak about Digital Labor as part of the ongoing lecture series, November 29, 2022.