Author Archive

In Praise of Lifelong Learning: Alumnus John Caudill

In Praise of Lifelong Learning: Alumnus John Caudill

After a successful career as a dentist in the U.S. Airforce and Public Health Service, John Caudill enrolled at John Cabot University, where he majored in Italian Studies and minored in Art History and Classical Studies. 

John Cabot University Looks Confidently Toward Fall 2021

John Cabot University Looks Confidently Toward Fall 2021

John Cabot University is proud of the fact that thanks to the tireless efforts of the entire JCU community, we have ensured that all our students are safe and are receiving a high-quality education during these unprecedented times.

Luxury with a Human Touch: JCU Welcomes Alumna Alessia Primavera

Luxury with a Human Touch: JCU Welcomes Alumna Alessia Primavera

On Tuesday, March 23, JCU welcomed alumna Alessia Primavera, Communication and PR Specialist at Mirta, an e-commerce platform that supports and connects Italian artisans with international clients.

Rediscovering Donnacirco, the First Italian Feminist Album

Rediscovering Donnacirco, the First Italian Feminist Album

Donnacirco is the name of the first feminist album ever made in Italy, composed in 1974 but unfortunately never released. After almost 50 years, 12 female musicians and performers have decided to join forces and re-record the album, which tells of women’s existence in the Seventies, through the metaphor of the circus.

Institute of Future and Innovation Studies Launches “Cortona Pearls” Lecture Series

Institute of Future and Innovation Studies Launches “Cortona Pearls” Lecture Series

The JCU Institute of Future and Innovation Studies is pleased to announce the launch of the "Cortona Pearls" Monthly Lecture Series, in partnership with Cortona Week.

JCU and UNICRI Announce Sixth Edition of Summer Course on Migration and Human Rights

JCU and UNICRI Announce Sixth Edition of Summer Course on Migration and Human Rights

The United Nations Interregional Crime and Justice Research Institute (UNICRI), in collaboration with John Cabot University, is happy to announce the sixth edition of the Summer Course on Migration and Human Rights, which will be delivered online from July 12 to 16, 2021.

Learning Beyond the Classroom: Alumna Katie Kehoe

Learning Beyond the Classroom: Alumna Katie Kehoe

Born and raised in Portland, Oregon, Katie Kehoe graduated from John Cabot in 2018 with a double major in Italian Studies and Political Science.

All Things Italian: Professor James Schwarten

All Things Italian: Professor James Schwarten

Professor James Schwarten recently contributed an article to Binario 95’s winter issue of Shaker, in which he explained the approach he adopts in discussing the topic of homelessness with students. Professor Schwarten teaches courses in Italian Studies and sociology.

Play for Keeps: Alumnus and Sports Journalist Francesco Porzio

Play for Keeps: Alumnus and Sports Journalist Francesco Porzio

Alumnus Francesco Porzio graduated in 2017 with a B.A. in Communications. After earning his degree, he started working as Content Editor at OneFootball, a popular soccer media platform based in Berlin. Francesco was recently inducted into the Elenco dei Professionisti dell'Albo dei Giornalisti italiano, the national registry of professional journalists.

Exploring Language, Culture, and Identity: Meet Alumna Diedré Blake

Exploring Language, Culture, and Identity: Meet Alumna Diedré Blake

Class of 2014 alumna Diedré Blake, who majored in Italian Studies and minored in Creative Writing, is currently working in Japan in the field of language acquisition.

Financing International Education: Alumni Omar Azabi and Enrica Pacitto Launch CoSign

Financing International Education: Alumni Omar Azabi and Enrica Pacitto Launch CoSign

JCU alumni Omar Azabi (Class of 2017) and Enrica Pacitto (Class of 2016) recently launched CoSign, the first financial guarantor that allows foreign students to access loans in the United States.

John Cabot University Announces 6th Posthuman Studies Workshop

John Cabot University Announces 6th Posthuman Studies Workshop

On the 70th anniversary of Transhumanism, John Cabot University is happy to announce the 6th JCU Posthuman Studies Workshop, which will be developed in two sections, held on March 6 and November 6, 2021.

JCU Community Service Office Organizes Environmental Cleanups in Trastevere

JCU Community Service Office Organizes Environmental Cleanups in Trastevere

On Friday, February 19 and 26, the Office of Community Service organized an environmental cleanup in collaboration with the student organizations Grassroots and STAND.

President Franco Pavoncello Interviewed by American Women’s Association of Rome

President Franco Pavoncello Interviewed by American Women’s Association of Rome

John Cabot University President Franco Pavoncello was recently interviewed by the American Women’s Association of Rome (AWAR).

Professor Jākobsone Bellomi on Country Brand As Mission to Solve Global Problems

Professor Jākobsone Bellomi on Country Brand As Mission to Solve Global Problems

In January 2021, Business Professor Ieva Jākobsone Bellomi was nominated as the first diaspora representative at the Latvian Governmental Country Branding Advisory Committee.