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John Cabot University to Postpone Class of 2020 Commencement Ceremony

John Cabot University to Postpone Class of 2020 Commencement Ceremony

John Cabot University has decided to postpone the 2020 Commencement Ceremony and related events, originally scheduled for May 15 through 18, to a later date, amid safety concerns due to the coronavirus pandemic.

John Cabot University Participates in Virtual Flashmob in Honor of Dante 

John Cabot University Participates in Virtual Flashmob in Honor of Dante 

The John Cabot University Departments of English Language and Literature and Modern Languages and Literature participated in a virtual flashmob in celebration of Dantedì, for the 700th anniversary of the death of the renowned medieval poet.

JCU Communications Department Participates in Home Projections (for the Quarantined Hearts)

JCU Communications Department Participates in Home Projections (for the Quarantined Hearts)

JCU Communications Professors Marco G. Ferrari and Donatella Della Ratta, and filmmaker Lyric de la Cruz, in collaboration with the CSOA Ex-Snia and the Pigneto-Prenestino neighborhood committee, launched a special edition of the project Marco Asilo: La Casa Ospitale, called Home Projections (for the quarantined hearts).

John Cabot University Launches Minor in Art and Design

John Cabot University Launches Minor in Art and Design

John Cabot University is pleased to announce the launch of the Minor in Art and Design, beginning in Fall 2020.

The Value of Difference: Alumna Anastasiia Shmatina

The Value of Difference: Alumna Anastasiia Shmatina

JCU Professor Antonella Salvatore welcomed Alumna Anastasiia Shmatina to her class “Professional Skills for Career Development” on February 28, 2020

Meet Fabio Filocamo, Member of the Guarini Institute Advisory Council

Meet Fabio Filocamo, Member of the Guarini Institute Advisory Council

Fabio Filocamo, member of the Guarini Institute Advisory Council, is the founder and managing director of Dnamis, a technology transfer and venture capital company.

Continuing Education: JCU Offers Short Courses for Professionals in Summer 2020

Continuing Education: JCU Offers Short Courses for Professionals in Summer 2020

John Cabot University offers short courses in six different areas: Language; Digital Marketing; Digital Innovation; Culture and Events Management; Business Finance and Export; Human Resource Management and Personal Development.

A Gift for Your Future Self: Alumna Vanessa Constantinidis

A Gift for Your Future Self: Alumna Vanessa Constantinidis

Born and raised in Philadelphia, alumna Vanessa Constantinidis holds an undergraduate degree in English and Italian, and a graduate degree in Writing Studies, both from Saint Joseph’s University. In 2011 Vanessa studied abroad at John Cabot University for a semester. 

JCU Professor Cornelia Lauf Creates Artist Residency in Sicily

JCU Professor Cornelia Lauf Creates Artist Residency in Sicily

Cornelia Lauf, Visiting Professor of Art History at JCU recently created the Pernice Artist Residency in Sicily. Based in Monreale, near Palermo, Sicily, the Residence is located on the grounds of the Masseria Pernice, an ancient vineyard and farm run by artist Paolo Sallier de La Tour, whose family has been in the wine business for centuries.  

Life on Set: Alumna Laila Petrone

Life on Set: Alumna Laila Petrone

John Cabot University welcomed filmmaker and JCU alumna Laila Petrone (Class of 2001) on March 4, 2020. Laila discussed her career in the film industry and explored the many issues of identity, family and multiculturalism in her work. 

A Passion for Tech: Alumna Ilaria Colasanti

A Passion for Tech: Alumna Ilaria Colasanti

Originally from Rome, Ilaria Colasanti graduated from John Cabot University in 2016 with a degree in Business Administration and a minor in International Affairs. Since completing her studies, she has worked in Italy, Australia and the UK, gaining experience in stakeholders, account and operations management. 

A Hand to the Needy: JCU’s STAND Volunteers at Casa Del Papà

A Hand to the Needy: JCU’s STAND Volunteers at Casa Del Papà

On February 28, 2020, members of John Cabot University’s chapter of STAND, and other Community Service volunteers, dedicated their time to building furniture for the Casa Del Papà, a structure that hosts fathers whose children are hospitalized at the Bambino Gesù Hospital, in Rome.

The Expansion of the EU: 30 Anni di Democrazia all’Est

The Expansion of the EU: 30 Anni di Democrazia all’Est

John Cabot University's Guarini Institute for Public Affairs hosted an event called 30 anni di democrazia all’Est (Thirty Years of Democracy in the East) on January 31, 2020. The conference featured Radoslava Stefanova, Costanza Hermanin and Claudia Stamerra.

The United Nations and International Democracy: A Talk by Hans Koechler

The United Nations and International Democracy: A Talk by Hans Koechler

John Cabot University welcomed Professor Hans Koechler for his lecture on “The United Nations and International Democracy” on February 14, 2020.

UNICRI 2020 Courses: Food Security, and Migration and Human Rights

UNICRI 2020 Courses: Food Security, and Migration and Human Rights

John Cabot University, and the United Nations Interregional Crime and Justice Research Institute (UNICRI) are proud to announce the second edition of the Spring Course on Food and Nutrition Security, and the fifth edition of the Summer Course on Migration and Human Rights.

The UN at 75: JCU Welcomes Robert Bruce Adolph

The UN at 75: JCU Welcomes Robert Bruce Adolph

The Guarini Institute for Public Affairs welcomed Robert Bruce Adolph for a talk called “The UN at 75: Aspiration and Reality” on February 18, 2020.

Always a Better Solution: Professor Khaison Duong

Always a Better Solution: Professor Khaison Duong

Professor Khaison Duong is lecturer in Computer Science and Educational Technology Specialist. Born in Vietnam of Chinese parents, he arrived in Canada as a refugee when he was 2 years old. Duong earned his B.S. in Computer Science from the University of Calgary (Canada) in 2001 and joined JCU in 2013. 

Return to Hard Politics: Professor Paul Coyer on Trump’s Foreign Policy

Return to Hard Politics: Professor Paul Coyer on Trump’s Foreign Policy

The Guarini Institute hosted a talk by Professor Paul Coyer called U.S. Foreign Policy in a Changing Geopolitical Context on February 5, 2020.

Meet Patrizia Feletig and Amy Rosenthal, Members of the Guarini Institute Advisory Council

Meet Patrizia Feletig and Amy Rosenthal, Members of the Guarini Institute Advisory Council

Patrizia Feletig is a journalist who mainly covers technology and the environment. Amy Rosenthal is an American journalist who spent four years as a correspondent in Israel. Both are members of the Guarini Institute Advisory Council.

A Multifaceted Approach to Art History: Alumna Alice Marinelli

A Multifaceted Approach to Art History: Alumna Alice Marinelli

Alice Marinelli completed her B.A. in Art History at JCU in 2017. Since then, she has been studying art history at University College London (UCL) and working at leading art businesses and galleries in London, such as Christie's, Victoria Miro, and the Parasol Unit Foundation for Contemporary Art.