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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.

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.

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.

Meet the Class of 2018 Valedictorian Flavio Garinei

John Cabot University’s Vice President and Dean of Academic Affairs Mary Merva is pleased to announce the Valedictorian for the Class of 2018, Flavio Garinei.

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.

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.

“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.

JCU Students Honored at 2018 Student Life Awards

Student Services presented John Cabot’s annual Student Life Awards on Thursday, April 26.

Meet JCU’s Summer 2018 Visiting Professors

Meet the distinguished visiting professors who will be teaching during the two Summer 2018 summer sessions.

Professor Aidan Fadden Publishes First Novel A Known Evil

Aidan Fadden is an assistant professor of writing and a freelance editor, translator, and literary reviewer. His poetry has been published in Stand, The North, Magma, Lunar Poetry, and Cordite, and in translation in Italian literary magazines such as Pagine and Saragana.

John Cabot University Board of Trustees Extends President Pavoncello’s Mandate

At its recent meeting in New York City, the Board of Trustees of John Cabot University voted to extend President Franco Pavoncello’s mandate until June 2023.

English Department Showcases Faculty Creative Writing Talent

The JCU community had a chance to listen to creative writing by a group of talented authors who teach in the University's Department of English Language and Literature on April 24th.

John Cabot University Receives 2.5 Million Dollar Donation from Hon. Frank J. Guarini

President Franco Pavoncello is pleased to announce that the Hon. Frank J. Guarini, beloved Chairman Emeritus of the JCU Board of Trustees, has donated $ 2,500,000.00 for the creation of a Business School at John Cabot University. 

Exploring Christianity in the Later Roman Empire: Michelle Berenfeld

On April 17th, 2018 John Cabot University Department of Art History and Studio Art organized a public lecture called “At Home in the City: Community, Class, and Christianity in the Later Roman Empire.” The guest speaker was Michelle Berenfeld, Professor of Classical Archeology at Pitzer College.

A Tale of Two Cultures: English Literature Student Marina Traylor

Born and raised in Rome, Marina Traylor (class of 2019) is an English Literature major and International Affairs minor. Currently, she is the president of the Women’s Leadership Initiative.

John Cabot University Hosts Rome Nietzsche Workshop

At the “Rome Nietzsche Workshop” held at JCU, ten scholars discussed their current research on Nietzsche’s ethics and criticisms of morality, his conceptions of reality, emotions, the soul, and “will to power,” and his relations to Hume, Kant, and Schopenhauer on March 30th and 31st.

JCU Professor Antonella Salvatore Publishes Book on Italian Work Culture

JCU Professor Antonella Salvatore has recently published her new book on the work culture in Italy Stressati o sdraiati? Solo in cerca di lavoro (Stressed or Lazy? Just Looking for a Job) published by Franco Angeli.