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John Cabot University Mourns Loss of Beloved Trustee Sal Davino

John Cabot University Mourns Loss of Beloved Trustee Sal Davino

The John Cabot University community is saddened to announce that beloved Trustee Sal Davino passed away on January 17 from complications related to COVID-19.

Board Diversity and Company Performance: Professor Barbara Sveva Magnanelli

Board Diversity and Company Performance: Professor Barbara Sveva Magnanelli

Professor Barbara Sveva Magnanelli holds a Master’s Degree in Business Administration and a Ph.D. in Management with a specialization in Accounting from LUISS Guido Carli University in Rome, Italy. Professor Magnanelli teaches Accounting and Management at JCU.   

Frohring Foundation Makes Inspiring Donation to John Cabot University 

Frohring Foundation Makes Inspiring Donation to John Cabot University 

President Franco Pavoncello is pleased to announce that the Paul and Maxine Frohring Foundation has donated $950,000 to John Cabot University.

Professors Harris and Driessen Comment on Capitol Hill Breach for Italian Media  

Professors Harris and Driessen Comment on Capitol Hill Breach for Italian Media  

Professors Pamela Harris and Michael Driessen were interviewed by the Italian media on the recent breach of Capitol Hill.

A World of Your Own: Study Abroad Alumna Amanda Frazier

A World of Your Own: Study Abroad Alumna Amanda Frazier

Alumna Amanda Frazier studied abroad at JCU in Spring 2016. She was an active participant in Italy Reads, a community-based English language reading and cultural exchange program. Amanda is currently a high school teacher in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.  

The Question of Truth: JCU Hosts 5th Posthuman Studies Workshop 

The Question of Truth: JCU Hosts 5th Posthuman Studies Workshop 

John Cabot University’s History and Humanities Department hosted the 5th JCU Posthuman Studies Workshop, dedicated to the topic “Truth, Relativism and the Posthuman Paradigm Shift,” on Saturday November 28, 2020.

Professor Stefan Lorenz Sorgner Publishes New Book On Transhumanism

Professor Stefan Lorenz Sorgner Publishes New Book On Transhumanism

JCU Professor Stefan Lorenz Sorgner published a new book titled On Transhumanism (Penn State University Press, 2020), intended both for students of posthumanist philosophy and for general audiences interested in learning about the transhumanist movement.

Art History in the Making: Professor Sarah Linford

Art History in the Making: Professor Sarah Linford

Art historian, curator, and educator specialized in modern and contemporary art, Professor Sarah Linford works closely with emerging and established artists, galleries and museums on both sides of the Atlantic. Dr. Linford holds a Ph.D. from Princeton University and a Research Doctorate from the Université Blaise Pascal in France.

Long Walk to Education: Meet Alumnus Baryali Waiz 

Long Walk to Education: Meet Alumnus Baryali Waiz 

JCU alumnus Baryali Waiz, a refugee from Afghanistan, graduated in May 2020 with a B.A. in Political Science and a minor in Communications. He has been accepted at Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs in New York City.

Happy Holidays from John Cabot University

Happy Holidays from John Cabot University

The entire John Cabot University community wishes you Happy Holidays. May the new year be full of joy, health, and prosperity.

Professor Fabrizio Conti to Direct Summer School on Witchcraft at Central European University

Professor Fabrizio Conti to Direct Summer School on Witchcraft at Central European University

Professor Fabrizio Conti will direct a summer school on ‘Witchcraft Across Classical, Medieval, and Early-Modern Cultures in Europe,’ which will be held at the Central European University  in Budapest, Hungary, in July 2021.

Understanding Climate Change: Alumna Asia Guerreschi

Understanding Climate Change: Alumna Asia Guerreschi

Alumna Asia Guerreschi graduated from JCU in 2016, with a B.A. in Communications and a minor in Business Administration. She is Co-Founder of the ‘Rethinking Climate’ project.

Le macchine nubili (Maiden Machines): a New Book by Philosophy Professor Brunella Antomarini

Le macchine nubili (Maiden Machines): a New Book by Philosophy Professor Brunella Antomarini

JCU philosophy professor Brunella Antomarini’s new book Le macchine nubili (Maiden Machines) was recently published by Castelvecchi Editore. The author of numerous  books and articles, Prof. Antomarini describes her latest effort as a work of theory fiction, a “hybrid book about hybrids.”

Blue Fashion and Social Innovation: a Lecture by Barbara Della Rovere

Blue Fashion and Social Innovation: a Lecture by Barbara Della Rovere

On December 4, 2020, the JCU Institute for Entrepreneurship welcomed fashion designer Barbara Della Rovere, who shared her knowledge about Blue Fashion expanding on an unusual yet innovative material: fish skin.

Business in the Food Industry: Latvian Entrepreneur Enno Ence

Business in the Food Industry: Latvian Entrepreneur Enno Ence

Professor Ieva Jakobsone Bellomi’s class Organizational Behaviour welcomed Latvian entrepreneur Enno Ence, who delivered a talk on how to build a business in the food industry. He founded “MILZU!”, a producer of breakfast cereals that competes against Kellogg's and other major brands.

Civilizations of the Supernatural: A New Book Edited by Professor Fabrizio Conti

Civilizations of the Supernatural: A New Book Edited by Professor Fabrizio Conti

Professor Fabrizio Conti has edited a book titled Civilizations of the Supernatural: Witchcraft, Ritual, and Religious Experience in Late Antique, Medieval, and Renaissance Traditions, published in November 2020 by Trivent Publishing, Budapest.

GeicoTaikisha Group, Led by Alumnus Daryush Arabnia, Acquires Three New Companies

GeicoTaikisha Group, Led by Alumnus Daryush Arabnia, Acquires Three New Companies

The GeicoTaikisha Group, led by JCU alumnus Daryush Arabnia, recently completed the acquisition of three companies, thus consolidating its market leadership in the production of automotive coating systems.

JCU Hosts Virtual Conference on Cultural Heritage “Il futuro vive di cultura” (The Future Feeds on Culture)

JCU Hosts Virtual Conference on Cultural Heritage “Il futuro vive di cultura” (The Future Feeds on Culture)

JCU hosted an online conference in Italian, called “Il futuro vive di cultura: nuove frontiere e modi di fruizione del patrimonio culturale.” The moderator was Antonella Salvatore, JCU Marketing Professor and Director of the Center for Career Services & Continuing Education.

Improve Google Rankings: JCU Welcomes Head of SEO for Agentur Emilian

Improve Google Rankings: JCU Welcomes Head of SEO for Agentur Emilian

Jan Buckard, Head of SEO of Agentur Emilian, an online marketing agency from Berlin, Germany, gave a lecture on how to get on top of Google’s search results as part of Professor Thomas Aichner’ s E-Marketing class at John Cabot University.

John Cabot University Presents Fall 2020 Student Art and Design Show

John Cabot University Presents Fall 2020 Student Art and Design Show

JCU Department of Art History and Studio Art is pleased to announce the Fall 2020 Student Art and Design Show, which will be showcased both in-person and virtually via Instagram on December 10, 11, 12.