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Community Service Program Thrives Through Adversity

Community Service Program Thrives Through Adversity

Despite the many limitations imposed by the pandemic, Julia del Papa, Director of Community Service, Religious Life, and Multiculturalism, managed to maintain an effective Community Service Program that sought to improve the community and engage students during the Spring 2021 semester.

Alumnus Daryush Arabnia’s Company Wins 2021 Manufacturing Leadership Award

Alumnus Daryush Arabnia’s Company Wins 2021 Manufacturing Leadership Award

John Cabot University is proud to celebrate Daryush Arabnia, one of its exceptional alumni. The Manufacturing Leadership Council recently announced the winners of the prestigious 2021 Manufacturing Leadership Awards.

JCU and MIP Politecnico di Milano Launch Partnership for Rome-based Executive MBA in Italian

JCU and MIP Politecnico di Milano Launch Partnership for Rome-based Executive MBA in Italian

John Cabot University is pleased to announce the launch of a partnership with MIP Politecnico di Milano Graduate School of Business for a unique Rome-based Executive MBA.

JCU and UNICRI Announce Sixth Edition of Summer Course on Migration and Human Rights

JCU and UNICRI Announce Sixth Edition of Summer Course on Migration and Human Rights

The United Nations Interregional Crime and Justice Research Institute (UNICRI), in collaboration with John Cabot University, is happy to announce the sixth edition of the Summer Course on Migration and Human Rights, which will be delivered online from July 12 to 16, 2021.

Being Part of the Change: Recent Graduate Ignacio Moreno

Being Part of the Change: Recent Graduate Ignacio Moreno

Originally from Venezuela, Ignacio Moreno is a double major in International Affairs and Business Administration who graduated in Spring 2021. Ignacio recently received a scholarship to pursue an M.Sc. in International Social and Public Policy at the London School of Economics.

Digital Humanities Today: Alumna Giulia Maggiori

Digital Humanities Today: Alumna Giulia Maggiori

Born and raised near Rome, alumna Giulia Maggiori graduated in Spring 2019 with a degree in English Literature. Giulia is currently completing her Master’s Degree in Publishing Media at Oxford Brookes University, while also working as Assistant Supplier Operations Specialist at Oxford University Press.

JCU Department of Communication Hosts Video Vortex Event

JCU Department of Communication Hosts Video Vortex Event

The JCU Department of Communications and the Office of the President held a virtual event called “Video Vortex #13:- Play, Pause and Reset,-“ on May 27, 2021. The Video Vortex Network deals with facets of both politics and aesthetics of online video.

Why Filmmaking: Alumna Paola Di Leo

Why Filmmaking: Alumna Paola Di Leo

Born and raised in Rome, alumna Paola Di Leo graduated from JCU in 2018 with a B.A. in Communications and a minor in Business Administration. Paola won The New School’s ‘Fine Cuts 42nd Annual Invitational Film Show’ with her short film ‘Corona Love Story.’

Italy Starts Program Creates International Community of Aspiring Entrepreneurs

Italy Starts Program Creates International Community of Aspiring Entrepreneurs

Italy Starts, John Cabot University’s Peer-to-Peer Entrepreneurship Mentoring Program, recently recruited 55 Mentors from various partner universities in the U.S., Armenia, Nigeria, and Lebanon.

Communications Meets Art: Student Natalia Stanusch

Communications Meets Art: Student Natalia Stanusch

Hailing from Poland, student Natalia Stanusch is a double major in Communications and Art History. Natalia recently published an article called “The HaHa of Digital Deterritorialization: Looking at Memes through the lens of Dada Laughter” in the Meme Studies Research Network.

JCU and UNICRI Present 3rd Edition of “Specialized Course on Food and Nutrition Security at the Time of COVID-19”

JCU and UNICRI Present 3rd Edition of “Specialized Course on Food and Nutrition Security at the Time of COVID-19”

The United Nations Interregional Crime and Justice Research Institute (UNICRI), in cooperation with John Cabot University, is organizing the third edition of the “Specialized Course on Food and Nutrition Security at the time of COVID-19,” which will be held online from October 25 to 29, 2021.

JCU Announces Winners of Italy Pitches 2021 Final Contest

JCU Announces Winners of Italy Pitches 2021 Final Contest

JCU’s Institute for Entrepreneurship (IFE) and Programs for High Schools are pleased to announce the winners of the Italy Pitches 2021 final contest, which saw 159 students and 12 teachers from 11 schools registered.

John Cabot University Celebrates the Classes of 2020 and 2021

John Cabot University Celebrates the Classes of 2020 and 2021

On May 17, John Cabot University honored the Classes of 2020 and 2021 in a hybrid Commencement event, which took place in full compliance with the anti-COVID-19 safety protocols established by the Italian government. 

Meet Class of 2021 Valedictorian Giacomo Di Capua

Meet Class of 2021 Valedictorian Giacomo Di Capua

John Cabot University’s Vice President and Dean of Academic Affairs Mary Merva is pleased to announce the Valedictorian for the Class of 2021, Giacomo Di Capua.

Adopt a PR Firm: Public Relations During COVID-19

Adopt a PR Firm: Public Relations During COVID-19

Professor Michèle Favorite’s ‘Public Relations’ class was tasked with a unique project to “Adopt a PR Firm.” The project consisted in connecting with PR professionals and interviewing them about their firm, their day-to-day responsibilities, and how COVID-19 affects their field of work.

Speak Your Passion: Alumnus Giacomo Sproccati

Speak Your Passion: Alumnus Giacomo Sproccati

Giacomo Sproccati, Class of 2015, participated in the Dual Degree Exchange Program in Communications between John Cabot University and the Università degli Studi di Milano. He is currently working as Program Coordinator and Adjunct Professor of Italian Language at Florida State University International Programs in Florence.

Professor Sorgner to Participate in International Conferences on Transhumanism

Professor Sorgner to Participate in International Conferences on Transhumanism

Following the publication of his latest book "On Transhumanism" (Penn State University Press, 2020), JCU Philosophy Professor Stefan Lorenz Sorgner has been invited to several events and initiatives.

JCU to Welcome Diplomat Staffan de Mistura as 2021 Commencement Speaker

JCU to Welcome Diplomat Staffan de Mistura as 2021 Commencement Speaker

President Franco Pavoncello is pleased and honored to announce that John Cabot University’s 2021 Commencement speaker will be diplomat  Staffan de Mistura.

Data and Economic Growth: A Talk by Professors Merva, Stoian and Costagli

Data and Economic Growth: A Talk by Professors Merva, Stoian and Costagli

John Cabot University hosted an online roundtable on an academic article titled "Effective Information, Political Structure, and Economic Growth,” on April 14, 2021. The event was organized by the Department of Economics and Social Sciences.

Digital Contagions: JCU Welcomes New Media Theorist Jussi Parikka

Digital Contagions: JCU Welcomes New Media Theorist Jussi Parikka

On April 22, the JCU Department of Communications hosted “Digital Contagions: from Network Security to Viral Capitalism,” the last lecture of the Digital Delights and Disturbances Series. Guest Jussi Parikka held a presentation on the emergence of viruses intended as both software-based risks and carriers of infectious diseases.