What's new at JCU

“Raising Questions:” Meet Dolen Perkins-Valdez, JCU’s Writer in Residence

The JCU Institute for Creative Writing and Literary Translation welcomed 2018 Writer in Residence Dolen Perkins-Valdez for a reading from her best-selling novels Wench and Balm on June 18th.

Marcel Marceau, Poetics of Gesture: A Celebration of the Legendary Mime

John Cabot University welcomed Patrizia Iovine for the presentation of her book "Marcel Marceau, Poetics of Gesture (Casadei Libri) on June 7th.

Announcing 2018 Summer School on Migration and Human Rights

John Cabot University and the United Nations Interregional Crime and Justice Research Institute (UNICRI) are pleased to announce the sixth edition of the Summer School on Migration and Human Rights. 

JCU Enactus Team Wins National Contest and Heads to Silicon Valley

The JCU Institute for Entrepreneurship is proud to announce that the John Cabot Enactus team won the Enactus national contest on June 1st. In October 2018 the team will fly to Silicon Valley in California to represent John Cabot and Italy at the Enactus worldwide competition!

JCU Welcomes Ambassadors and Cultural Attachés from 21 Countries

John Cabot University hosted an Ambassadors’ Lunch on Friday, June 8, welcoming 28 ambassadors, cultural attachés, and embassy representatives from 21 countries to the Guarini campus in Rome.

“Challenges and Opportunities of Digitalization for Entrepreneurship” Workshop

John Cabot University’s Institute for Entrepreneurship held the “Challenges and Opportunities of Digitalization for Entrepreneurship" workshop on Thursday, May 31.

The Arab Archive: Mediated Memories and Digital Flows

John Cabot University hosted the workshop “The Arab Archive: Mediated Memories and Digital Flows” on May 24th and 25th. Guest speakers from different Arab regions as well as from other parts of the world came together to discuss the political economy of the Arab Image, and reflect upon the materiality, ethics, and aesthetics of filming, distributing and archiving post-2011.

Chess and Corporate Strategy: JCU Welcomes Luca Desiata

According to Luca Desiata, author of Chess and Corporate Strategy, knowing how to play chess is an essential skill for managers because it improves strategic thinking and decision-making skills, especially in times of crisis.

Prof. Federigo Argentieri Co-authors Book on Central and East European Politics

The renowned US academic publishers Rowman & Littlefield released the fourth edition of the textbook "Central and Eastern Europe - from Communism to Democracy," with a chapter by Professor Federigo Argentieri.

Creative Writing Institute Presents Faculty Reading

The JCU community had a chance to listen to creative writing by a group of talented authors who teach in the University’s Institute for Creative Writing and Literary Translation.

Professor Stefan Lorenz Sorgner Edits Ethics of Emerging Biotechnologies

Together with Prof. Maria Sinaci, JCU philosophy professor Stefan Lorenz Sorgner just edited the essay collection Ethics of Emerging Biotechnologies: From Educating the Young to Engineering Posthumans.

President Franco Pavoncello Analyzes Italian Political Situation

JCU President Franco Pavoncello recently participated in TRT World's the Roundtable, dedicated to Italian populism in the wake of the March 4th elections.

JCU Librarians and Faculty Attend AMICAL 2018

From May 4 to May 7, JCU reference librarians Livia Piotto, Eleonora Moccia, and Manlio Perugini attended the AMICAL 2018 conference hosted by the American University of Central Asia. They were joined by Professors Antonio Lopez and Shannon Russell.

John Cabot Trustee Giuseppe Conte Named New Italian Prime Minister

John Cabot University Trustee Giuseppe Conte has been asked by the President of the Italian Republic Sergio Mattarella to form the new government of Italy. Congratulations to Professor Conte from the entire JCU community.

Corriere dello Sport CFO Ottavio Ottaviani Meets JCU Students for Career Advice

John Cabot University welcomed Ottavio Ottaviani, Chief Financial Officer at Corriere dello Sport, to meet students of JCU’s Continuing Education courses and share a few tips on strategic business relationships on Friday, May 18.

JCU as a Family Tradition: Economics and Finance Student Omar Attiya

Omar Attiya, class of 2018, graduated with a double degree in Economics and Finance and in Marketing. Born and raised in Kuwait, he is the fourth member of his family to graduate from JCU, following his two older brothers and mother. While at JCU, he worked as a Student Assistant at the IT Office and as a representative for the Admissions Office.

Professor Bridget Welsh Interviewed by International Press on Malaysian Elections

In the aftermath of the stunning results of Malaysia's 14th General Elections on May 9, JCU Associate Professor of Political Science and Malaysia expert  Bridget Welsh is one of the lead commentators in international media.

“Building for the Future:” JCU Inaugurates Caroline Critelli Guarini Campus

John Cabot University inaugurated its newest building in Rome, the Caroline Critelli Guarini Campus on Sunday, May 13, 2018.

Congratulations to John Cabot University Class of 2018!

John Cabot University celebrated its 46th Commencement ceremony on May 14, 2018, at Villa Aurelia on the Janiculum Hill overlooking the city of Rome. 180 students representing 31 countries received their degrees.

JCU President Interviewed by Washington Post on Italy’s Political Situation

JCU President Franco Pavoncello was recently interviewed by the Washington Post, as Italy moves closer to forming a coalition government composed of the Five Star Movement and the League, the two parties that received the most votes during the March 4 national elections.