Archive for June, 2014

Meet Alumna Eva Paunova from Bulgaria, One of Europe’s Youngest MPs

Meet Alumna Eva Paunova from Bulgaria, One of Europe’s Youngest MPs

On May 25th, John Cabot University alumna Eva Paunova from Bulgaria became one of the youngest MEPs elected to the European Parliament.

JCU Community Service Concludes Summer Session with Gelato for Volunteers

JCU Community Service Concludes Summer Session with Gelato for Volunteers

Eight students were awarded with Community Service Certificates in recognition of their volunteer work this summer.

JCU Creative Writing Institute Hosts Ceremony for 2014 Italy Writes

JCU Creative Writing Institute Hosts Ceremony for 2014 Italy Writes

On June 19, John Cabot University and the Institute for Creative Writing and Literary Translation welcomed the finalists of the Italy Writes Creative Writing Competition.

Joshua Rivkin Shares his Poetry with the JCU Community

Joshua Rivkin Shares his Poetry with the JCU Community

On Tuesday, June 17, the JCU Institute for Creative Writing and Literary Translation welcomed Joshua Rivkin for a poetry reading.

Featured Professor: Antonio Lopez

Featured Professor: Antonio Lopez

Communications professor Antonio Lopez is a leading international expert of media education with a research focus on sustainability.

Guarini Institute of Public Affairs Hosts Panel Discussion on Ukraine and Europe after the Elections

Guarini Institute of Public Affairs Hosts Panel Discussion on Ukraine and Europe after the Elections

On Monday, June 16th the Guarini Institute for Public Affairs presented a panel discussion on the political and economic situation of Europe and Ukraine after the May 25th elections.

JCU Department of Economics and Social Sciences Hosts Conference

JCU Department of Economics and Social Sciences Hosts Conference

The conference gave students the opportunity to listen to respected scholars discuss a variety of topics ranging from Monetary Theory and General Equilibrium to Optimization Methods and Mechanism Design.

Professors Rensmann and Abdolmohammadi Publish in Washington Post

Professors Rensmann and Abdolmohammadi Publish in Washington Post

Prof. Lars Rensmann and Prof. Pejman Abdolmohammadi published the article "Soccer breeds nationalism and anti-regime protests in Iran."

InVerse Festival Brings Contemporary Italian Poetry to JCU

InVerse Festival Brings Contemporary Italian Poetry to JCU

Poets, translators, and poetry enthusiasts gathered together on the evening of June 11 in JCU's Lemon Tree Courtyard for the seventh edition of InVerse - Italian Poets in Translation.

Communications Student Giacomo Sproccati Wins “Best Speaker” Award

Communications Student Giacomo Sproccati Wins “Best Speaker” Award

JCU senior Giacomo Sproccati recently joined Toastmasters, an international organization in which participants develop their speaking and leadership skills.

On Ukrainian Situation: Future Project of Foreign Policy

On Ukrainian Situation: Future Project of Foreign Policy

John Cabot University hosted the meeting among Guarini Institute of Public Affairs director Federigo Argentieri and some other Faculty members, and Mr. V. Filipchuk, Second Class Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Envoy...

Peter Strekfus and Heather Green Give Poetry Reading at JCU

Peter Strekfus and Heather Green Give Poetry Reading at JCU

On Tuesday, June 3rd the Institute of Creative Writing and Literary Translation presented a poetry reading by Peter Strekfus and Heather Green in the Aula Magna.

Media and Revolts: Egypt, Syria and Ukraine

Media and Revolts: Egypt, Syria and Ukraine

On June 5, 2014 ISPI (Istituto per gli studi di politica internazionale), as part of a series of encounters focusing on the role and modes of intervention of social media and communicative technologies on a variety of political processes, hosted a round table entitled “Media e Rivolte: Egitto, Siria e Ucraina”

Meet JCU’s Summer 2014 Visiting Professors

Meet JCU’s Summer 2014 Visiting Professors

John Cabot University is fortunate to have many distinguished visiting professors who will be teaching in our two summer sessions

JCU Hosts Conference “Rethinking Political Catholicism: Empirical and Normative Perspectives.”

JCU Hosts Conference “Rethinking Political Catholicism: Empirical and Normative Perspectives.”

For two days nearly fifty scholars from Europe, the United States and the Middle East presented new research on the current practice and future possibilities of political Catholicism in Italy and elsewhere.