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Quarantine alla Romana: Video Documentary Series by Professor Jenn Lindsay

Quarantine alla Romana: Video Documentary Series by Professor Jenn Lindsay

As a social scientist and filmmaker, Professor Jenn Lindsay was captivated by how Romans coped with the coronavirus quarantine through moments of creative solidarity and rebellion. Recognizing this unique moment in history, she busied herself during the quarantine by making the documentary series "Quarantine all Romana." 

Professor Antonio Lopez Co-edits Journal Issue on Ecomedia Literacy

Professor Antonio Lopez Co-edits Journal Issue on Ecomedia Literacy

JCU Communications Professor Antonio Lopez, leading international expert on media literacy education, co-edited a special issue on ecomedia literacy co-published by the Journal of Sustainability Education and the Journal of Media Literacy

Meet Class of 2020 Valedictorian Jacopo Olmo Antinori

Meet Class of 2020 Valedictorian Jacopo Olmo Antinori

John Cabot University’s Vice President and Dean of Academic Affairs Mary Merva is pleased to announce the Valedictorian for the Class of 2020, Jacopo Olmo Antinori.

JCU Alumni Share Success Stories at Virtual Open Day

JCU Alumni Share Success Stories at Virtual Open Day

John Cabot University invited six alumni from all over the world  to a virtual Open Day on May 15, 2020 so that they could share their stories with prospective students and explain how JCU prepared them for graduate studies and the job market. All six alumni graduated from JCU within the last five years.

Guarini Institute Discussion on the Politics of Fighting COVID-19 

Guarini Institute Discussion on the Politics of Fighting COVID-19 

John Cabot University’s Guarini Institute for Public Affairs organized an online discussion called The US, China and the World Health Organization: Politics of Fighting COVID-19 on May 26, 2020.  

John Cabot University Celebrates the Class of 2020

John Cabot University Celebrates the Class of 2020

Congratulations to John Cabot University's Class of 2020! Watch the video messages of JCU President Franco Pavoncello and Chairman of the Board of Trustees Sal Salibello congratulating the graduates.

The Digital Marketing Leap Forward

The Digital Marketing Leap Forward

During these times when physical isolation has pushed the entire world online, the necessity and value of digital marketing strategies has increased even further.

Visibility and Representation: Student Micayla Mirabella

Visibility and Representation: Student Micayla Mirabella

Hailing from New Jersey, Micayla Mirabella is a senior majoring in Communications (Class of 2020). She recently won the Albert Walker Fuller Prize in Communication with her piece called Visibility and Support: A Letter.

Professor Stefan Sorgner: A Transhumanist Take on the Impact of Coronavirus

Professor Stefan Sorgner: A Transhumanist Take on the Impact of Coronavirus

JCU philosophy professor Stefan Lorenz Sorgner was featured on the cover of the Immortalists Magazine. In the magazine, there is a detailed interview in which he explains his reflections concerning his transhumanist take on the impact of the coronavirus crisis.

REGENERATION Expanded Cinema Student Exhibit: May 8

REGENERATION Expanded Cinema Student Exhibit: May 8

The students of Expanded Cinema have explored approaches to listening, observing, and recording through audiovisual projects that intermix documentary, fiction, and abstract modes of filmmaking. In response to the current pandemic, these final student videos investigate the idea of Regeneration during a time of quarantine through their understanding of expanded cinema.

Spirituality and Black Feminism in Simone Leigh’s Public Art: A New Book by Prof. Eszter Salgó

Spirituality and Black Feminism in Simone Leigh’s Public Art: A New Book by Prof. Eszter Salgó

Prof. Eszter Salgó’s latest book "Spiritualità e femminismo nero nell'arte pubblica di Simone Leigh," published by Postmedia Books, explores Simone Leigh’s monumental sculpture (Brick House), the first artwork to be displayed on the Plinth of New York’s High Line.

JCU Launches Future and Innovation “Virtual Forum” and Hosts Workshop with Mozilla

JCU Launches Future and Innovation “Virtual Forum” and Hosts Workshop with Mozilla

The John Cabot University Institute of Future and Innovation Studies is pleased to announce that it has launched the JCU Future and Innovation “Virtual Forum.”

John Cabot University to Offer Summer I and II Classes Online

John Cabot University to Offer Summer I and II Classes Online

John Cabot University has decided to offer Summer Session I classes online, given the current COVID-19 crisis. The decision was announced on Friday, April 24 by Vice President and Dean of Academic Affairs, Mary Merva.

JCU Hosts First Online Elevator Pitch Competition

JCU Hosts First Online Elevator Pitch Competition

The Institute for Entrepreneurship hosted its very first online Elevator Pitch Competition. An Elevator Pitch is a quick way of communicating the fundamental elements of a project, a business idea, a social cause, or even one’s professional qualifications and capturing the person listening to prompt him/her to action.

Virtual Admitted Students Day Celebrates Class of 2024

Virtual Admitted Students Day Celebrates Class of 2024

On Saturday, April 18, 2020, the John Cabot University Admissions Office hosted its second Admitted Students Day. This year, we celebrated the incoming class of 2024 virtually on Zoom with a total of 79 accepted students tuning in from countries around the world, including Bolivia, Ecuador, Italy, Namibia, Poland, and the United States.

Volunteering in the Heart of the Pandemic: JCU Student and EMT Camilla Santoro

Volunteering in the Heart of the Pandemic: JCU Student and EMT Camilla Santoro

JCU senior Camilla Santoro grew up in Brescia, in Northern Italy, an area that is at the heart of the current Covid-19 pandemic. An International Affairs major with minors in History and Legal Studies, she is currently volunteering as an Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) in her hometown while writing her senior thesis.

Reshaping the World of Work: Internships in the Time of COVID-19

Reshaping the World of Work: Internships in the Time of COVID-19

It is undeniable that the current global situation is reshaping the world of work: restrictions and quarantines like the one caused by COVID-19 are pushing companies towards the digitalization of all activities including internships, which are being offered on a remote basis.

Two Inspiring Donations from JCU Trustees Vivian Cardia and Paula Frohring

Two Inspiring Donations from JCU Trustees Vivian Cardia and Paula Frohring

John Cabot University President Franco Pavoncello is pleased to announce that JCU Trustees Vivian Cardia and Paula Frohring have made generous donations to the University to help offset the crisis caused by COVID-19.

JCU Entrepreneurial Resilience Series: Fighting Back the Crisis with Creativity

JCU Entrepreneurial Resilience Series: Fighting Back the Crisis with Creativity

The John Cabot Institute for Entrepreneurship (IFE), together with JCU alumna Giorgia Conte, has launched the Entrepreneurial Resilience Series on the IFE  Facebook page to collect the stories of all the entrepreneurs who have reacted to the COVID-19 emergency.

From JCU to Columbia School of Journalism: Congratulations Eleonora Francica

From JCU to Columbia School of Journalism: Congratulations Eleonora Francica

Senior Eleonora Francica is from Albano Laziale, near Rome. An International Affairs major and Philosophy minor, she is headed to the Columbia School of Journalism, where she was the only Italian admitted to the Master of Science program for the 2020-2021 academic year.