Archive for April, 2014

From JCU to the Columbia School of Journalism: Tariro Mzezewa

From JCU to the Columbia School of Journalism: Tariro Mzezewa

JCU Graduating Senior Tariro Mzezewa will continue her studies at the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism.

Professor Paola Castelli’s Research Paper Accepted for Publication in Journal of Experimental Child Psychology

Professor Paola Castelli’s Research Paper Accepted for Publication in Journal of Experimental Child Psychology

Professor Paola Castelli's research paper "Resisting Imagination and Confabulation: Effects of Metacognitive Training" will be appearing in a forthcoming issue of Journal of Experimental Child Psychology.

Alumnus Daryush Arabnia Successfully Opens a Geico Branch in China

Alumnus Daryush Arabnia Successfully Opens a Geico Branch in China

Daryush Arabnia is a former John Cabot student and now the Executive Director of Corporate Development & Marketing for Geico-Taikisha.

Professor Lars Rensmann Presents at 2014 WPSA Meeting in Seattle

Professor Lars Rensmann Presents at 2014 WPSA Meeting in Seattle

JCU Professor of Political Science and International Affairs Lars Rensmann presented his recent scholarly work on global politics and the global public sphere at the 2014 Western Political Science Association Meeting.

JCU Welcomes Freshmen from Democracy Prep Public Schools in NYC

JCU Welcomes Freshmen from Democracy Prep Public Schools in NYC

On April 16, John Cabot University was pleased to welcome 50 freshmen from Democracy Prep Charter High School and Democracy Prep Harlem High School in New York City.

From JCU to Oxford University: Alumnus Tommaso Trillò

From JCU to Oxford University: Alumnus Tommaso Trillò

Tommaso Trillò, who graduated from JCU in December 2013 with a major in Political Science, is currently working as a Research Assistant at the Budapest Centre for International Prevention of Genocide and Mass Atrocities. Tommaso, who is from Rome, will begin working on a Master’s degree in Migration Studies at Oxford University next fall.

Rome Model United Nations: Student Muhannad AlMaghlooth

Rome Model United Nations: Student Muhannad AlMaghlooth

During the conference, delegates discussed several topics related to the post-2015 sustainable development initiatives.

Students Demonstrate Rhetorical Strength at Elevator Pitch Competition

Students Demonstrate Rhetorical Strength at Elevator Pitch Competition

On Monday, April 7th nine students presented their 90-second pitches in front of a challenging jury in the Elevator Pitch Competition.

Professor Michael Driessen Publishes “Religion and Democratization”

Professor Michael Driessen Publishes “Religion and Democratization”

International Affairs professor Michael Driessen just published Religion and Democratization: Framing Religious and Political Identities in Muslim and Catholic Societies (Oxford University Press, 2014).

John Cabot University Launches Three Summer Graduate Courses in Religion and Politics, Art History, and Archaeology

John Cabot University Launches Three Summer Graduate Courses in Religion and Politics, Art History, and Archaeology

John Cabot University is pleased to offer three graduate level courses this summer to both graduate students and undergraduate students with advanced standing.

Senior Victor Xavier Zarour Zarzar Awarded Prestigious Fellowship

Senior Victor Xavier Zarour Zarzar Awarded Prestigious Fellowship

JCU Graduating Senior Victor Xavier Zarour Zarzar will continue his studies at CUNY in NYC through a PhD program in comparative literature.

JCU Presents Four Student-Run Contemporary Art Exhibits

JCU Presents Four Student-Run Contemporary Art Exhibits

John Cabot University's Department of Art History and Studio Art is pleased to present four contemporary art exhibitions curated by students of the course Curating Museums and Galleries taught by Professor Ilaria Gianni.

Poet David Keplinger Shares Poems and Travel Stories

Poet David Keplinger Shares Poems and Travel Stories

On Thursday, April 10th the JCU Institute for Creative Writing and Literary Translation welcomed David Keplinger for a poetry reading.

“Expanding Your Business in a Time of Crisis:” Trustee Ali Reza Arabnia

“Expanding Your Business in a Time of Crisis:” Trustee Ali Reza Arabnia

Trustee Arabnia captivated the audience of students, faculty and staff with the remarkable account of how, in the space of just a few years, he took a struggling family company and turned it into a global market leader and innovator in its field.

John Cabot University Presents the 2014 Student Awards

John Cabot University Presents the 2014 Student Awards

"We are here to celebrate the success of our students and the special spirit of our community," said John Cabot University President Franco Pavoncello.