Archive for May, 2015

JCU Department of Communications Welcomes Director Fred Kuwornu

Kuwornu's film "18 IUS SOLI" (2012) examines issues of race, ethnicity, and national identity.

Institute for Creative Writing Welcomes Australian Poet Kevin Brophy

On Tuesday, May 26 the John Cabot Institute for Creative Writing and Literary Translation hosted the first event of Kevin Brophythe sixth-annual Summer Institute that will be held through the month of June at the University.

JCU Professor Shannon Russell Contributes to BBC Radio 4 Program “The Ghetto Inglese”

The area around the Spanish Steps got its name because it was a favorite meeting place for English artists and writers, as well as Grand Tourists and later nineteenth century travelers.

John Cabot University Welcomes Summer I 2015 Students

The John Cabot University community is pleased to welcome students to Summer Session I 2015. JCU is committed to facilitating new Study Abroad and Degree Seeking students’ transition to campus life and the city of Rome.

President Pavoncello Invited to Inaugural Symposium on International Liberal Education at Yale-NUS College in Singapore

John Cabot University President Franco Pavoncello has been invited to participate in Yale-NUS’s Inaugural Symposium on Liberal Education, to be held on October 11, 2015. The symposium will gather international thought leaders in higher education and explore fundamental questions facing the future of higher education across the world.

Congratulations to Class of 2015!

Commencement 2015 Largest Graduating Class in JCU History John Cabot University celebrated the largest graduating class in its history on May 18, 2015 at the Villa Aurelia on the Janiculum Hill overlooking the city of Rome. 148 students representing 27 countries throughout the world received Bachelor of [...]

Congratulations to Class of 2015 Valedictorians Loredana Mihani and Stanislav Rudoi!

For the first time in the history of John Cabot University we have two Valedictorians: Loredana Mihani and Stanislav Rudoi.

Professor Jack Weinstein Discusses Adam Smith’s Free Market Theory

On Tuesday April 21st, the Guarini Institute for Public Affairs hosted Professor Jack Weinstein, from the University of North Dakota, to discuss his challenging reading of Adam Smith's free market theory.

Studying Art History Abroad: Understanding Visual Culture in Context

Visiting Art History Major Lydia Greenberg from Oakland, California, shares her Study Abroad experience.

President Pavoncello Interviewed by Bloomberg News on Electoral Reform in Italy

John Cabot University Franco Pavoncello was interviewed by Bloomberg News on Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi's effort to overhaul the country's electoral system. The article appeared in numerous publications, including the Chicago Tribune.

Communications Major Jasmine Manari’s Short Film Selected for Los Angeles Cinefest and Sydney Transgender International Film Festival

Congratulations to JCU Communications major Jasmine Manari, whose short film Espiazioni (Atonement) has been selected for the Los Angeles Cinefest and the Sydney Transgender International Film Festival.