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JCU English Professor Carlos Dews Publishes First Novel, Hush

JCU English Professor Carlos Dews Publishes First Novel, Hush

JCU English Professor and Department Chair Carlos Dews recently published his first novel, "Hush," by Negative Capability Press

JCU to Host 5th Posthuman Studies Workshop

JCU to Host 5th Posthuman Studies Workshop

John Cabot University’s History and Humanities Department is proud to announce the 5th JCU Posthuman Studies Workshop, called “Truth, Relativism and the Posthuman Paradigm Shift.” The workshop will be held on Saturday November 28, 2020 at JCU, from 5.30pm to 8.45pm.

Alumna Zulema Alejandra Palacios Jaramillo Selected as Fulbright Grantee

Alumna Zulema Alejandra Palacios Jaramillo Selected as Fulbright Grantee

Zulema Alejandra Palacios Jaramillo graduated from JCU in December 2019. She was recently selected as a Fulbright Grantee and she will be starting her master’s degree in Conflict Resolution and Peace Studies in the United States next fall.

John Cabot University Partners with New Scuola di Servizio Civico in Rome

John Cabot University Partners with New Scuola di Servizio Civico in Rome

JCU partners with 'Scuola di Servizio Civico', a school founded in 2019 that has a multidisciplinary approach aimed at educating future public administrators of the city of Rome.

Professor Jakobsone Bellomi on Sustainability and Country Branding in Latvia

Professor Jakobsone Bellomi on Sustainability and Country Branding in Latvia

Professor Ieva Jakobsone Bellomi was invited to participate in a discussion on sustainability and country branding in Riga, Latvia, on August 19, 2020.  The discussion, “Life on the Planet Matters,” in the Riga Presidential Palace, kicked off a month of green activities before the upcoming World Cleanup Day on September 19.

Call for Nominations for Distinguished JCU Alumni Award 2020

Call for Nominations for Distinguished JCU Alumni Award 2020

Who is your John Cabot University alumni hero? It's once again time for members of the JCU community to send in their nominations for the Distinguished JCU Alumni Award! This award is conferred upon an alumnus/a who has demonstrated a steady growth of excellence in their career and leadership within their [...]

Fall 2020 Reopening: Letter from President Pavoncello to JCU Students

Fall 2020 Reopening: Letter from President Pavoncello to JCU Students

Italy is reopening the country’s schools and universities in September and JCU is excited to join them in welcoming back our students.

A Startup State of Mind: Alumna Karolina Czaplicka  

A Startup State of Mind: Alumna Karolina Czaplicka  

Alumna Karolina Czaplicka studied abroad at JCU in the Fall 2017 semester. She is the co-founder of the Subjective Guide App, “a recommendation network for the next generation of travelers.” 

JCU Sends Thoughts and Prayers to People of Beirut

JCU Sends Thoughts and Prayers to People of Beirut

John Cabot University extend hearts and prayers to all the people of Beirut who have suffered the tragic explosion.

John Cabot University Launches Professional Gap Year  

John Cabot University Launches Professional Gap Year  

John Cabot University is happy to inaugurate the Professional Gap Year in September 2020. This program provides a year of courses and hands-on experience focused on developing professional skills-based learning for the global world of work.

Alumna Livia Capparelli Signs With Italian Major League Soccer Team

Alumna Livia Capparelli Signs With Italian Major League Soccer Team

John Cabot University alumna Livia Michelle Capparelli was just recruited by Napoli Femminile, a Serie A (major league) women’s soccer team based in Naples, Italy.

Reshaping Matter: A Virtual Art Exhibition Organized by Students

Reshaping Matter: A Virtual Art Exhibition Organized by Students

Continuing Education students had the chance to organize a virtual event called “Reshaping Matter,” under the supervision of Professor Jacopo Benci, visual artist, curator and Contemporary Art lecturer.  

Professor Silvia Scarpa Chairs Webinar on “Human Trafficking and Covid-19: What Next?”  

Professor Silvia Scarpa Chairs Webinar on “Human Trafficking and Covid-19: What Next?”  

John Cabot University Political Science Professor Silvia Scarpa chaired a webinar organized by the British Institute of International and Comparative Law (BIICL) on “Human Trafficking and Covid-19: What Next?” on July 14, 2020.  

Professor Stefan L. Sorgner on Posthuman Paradigm Shift

Professor Stefan L. Sorgner on Posthuman Paradigm Shift

Professor Sorgner was recently featured in The Immortalists, a transhumanist lifestyle and educational magazine.

Empathy as an Intellectual Tool: Prof. Ben Scribner on JCU’s New Gender Studies Course

Empathy as an Intellectual Tool: Prof. Ben Scribner on JCU’s New Gender Studies Course

Professor Ben Scribner, who joined JCU in 2014, teaches Intercultural Communications and the soon to be launched course, Introduction to Gender Studies.

JCU Students and Alumni Shine at First Edition of MAXXI Video Essay Film Festival

JCU Students and Alumni Shine at First Edition of MAXXI Video Essay Film Festival

Two John Cabot University students and a JCU alumna participated in the first edition of the Video Essay Film Festival held at MAXXI, a national museum of contemporary art and architecture located in Rome, on July 7, 2020.  

John Cabot University Launches Minor in Mathematics: a Journey → ∞ and Beyond

John Cabot University Launches Minor in Mathematics: a Journey → ∞ and Beyond

The minor will provide conceptual and technical training that prepares students either to start working as professional quantitative analysts or to study towards graduate degrees in Economics, Finance, Business Analytics, Logistics, and related disciplines. Links to the allied fields of Statistics, Finance, Computing, and Economics are central to this highly interdisciplinary area.

JCU Continuing Education Students Create Marketing Strategy for ECOX 4D 

JCU Continuing Education Students Create Marketing Strategy for ECOX 4D 

One of the most recent achievements of JCU’s Continuing Education students was the proposal of a marketing strategy for the expansion of ECOX 4D, a  company that offers 4D and 5D ultrasounds.

Italy Starts 2020 Announces Winners of Best Start-Up Business Plan

Italy Starts 2020 Announces Winners of Best Start-Up Business Plan

John Cabot University held the 4th Edition of Italy Starts, a Peer-to-Peer Entrepreneurship Mentoring Program, for the first time completely in remote. This program is normally held in-person at JCU, but in true entrepreneurial spirit, the challenges presented by the Covid-19 emergency were met with an innovative response.

JCU International Think Tank: The Virtualization of Education, Training, and Work

JCU International Think Tank: The Virtualization of Education, Training, and Work

John Cabot University (JCU) has teamed up with New York University (NYU), City University of New York (CUNY), University of Buenos Aires (UBA), University of San Andres (UDESA), Nato Defense College (NDC), Politecnico di Torino (POLITO), Università di Pisa (UNIPI), Università di Comunicazione e Lingue (IULM), Roskilde University (RUC), and Aarhus Business School (Aarhus BSS) to create the think tank “The Virtualization of Education, Training, and Work.”