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“Games Without Barriers:” JCU Gladiators Support Italian Paralympic Sports

“Games Without Barriers:” JCU Gladiators Support Italian Paralympic Sports

“We are all strangely normal” was the theme of “Games Without Barriers,” a fundraising event that saw the participation of a delegation of JCU Gladiator athletes in Rome’s Stadio dei Marmi stadium on June 12.

Guarini Institute Panel Discussion: 30 Years After 1989 and a Week After the European Elections

Guarini Institute Panel Discussion: 30 Years After 1989 and a Week After the European Elections

On Monday, June 3rd, 2019 the Guarini Institute for Public Affairs held an event entitled “Europe: 30 years after 1989 and a week after the vote.” The speakers were Angela Brintlinger,Petr Mucha, and Caterina Preda.

“Poverty is Sexist:” JCU Welcomes Youth Ambassadors of the ONE Campaign

“Poverty is Sexist:” JCU Welcomes Youth Ambassadors of the ONE Campaign

On Monday June 3rd, the Office of Community Service, Religious Life and Multiculturalism invited JCU students Marta Moretti, Francesca Dalmazzo and JCU Alumna, Fabiana Fuschi, to present “Poverty is Sexist” as Youth Ambassadors of the ONE Campaign.

Alumna Matilde Cannata Receives Prestigious Princeton in Africa Fellowship

Alumna Matilde Cannata Receives Prestigious Princeton in Africa Fellowship

John Cabot University is pleased to announce that alumna Matilde Cannata was recently awarded the prestigious Princeton in Africa Fellowship

Praise for Film “Guardians of the Night” Co-Directed by Prof. Eleonora Diamanti

Praise for Film “Guardians of the Night” Co-Directed by Prof. Eleonora Diamanti

The Royal Anthropological Film Festival recently praised the film "Guardians of the Night," co-directed by JCU Communications Professor Eleonora Diamanti and Alexandrine Boudreault-Fournier, Associate Professor of Visual Anthropology at the University of Victoria, Canada.

Italy Writes 2019 Celebrates Winners of Creative Writing Contest

Italy Writes 2019 Celebrates Winners of Creative Writing Contest

On  June 4, JCU’s Italy Writes program announced the winners of this year's creative writing competition for high school students whose primary language of instruction is not English. 

Women and the Economy: Professor Simona Costagli

Women and the Economy: Professor Simona Costagli

A senior researcher at a major Italian bank, Dr. Costagli began teaching economics as an adjunct at JCU in 2008. The Class of 2019 voted Dr. Costagli “Professor of the Year.”

President Franco Pavoncello on Italian Political Situation

President Franco Pavoncello on Italian Political Situation

JCU President Franco Pavoncello was recently interviewed by The Guardian and Xinhua News on Italy's current political situation.

Vivere è scrivere: JCU Presents Visual Biography of Giorgio Bassani

Vivere è scrivere: JCU Presents Visual Biography of Giorgio Bassani

On May 28, 2019, John Cabot University had the honor of presenting Vivere è scrivere. Una biografia visive di Giorgio Bassani (Living is Writing. A Visual Biography of Giorgio Bassani), recently published by Edisai edizioni in Ferrara, Italy. 

JCU Regrets to Announce Passing of Douglas Denby, University’s Third President

JCU Regrets to Announce Passing of Douglas Denby, University’s Third President

John Cabot University regrets to announce the passing Douglas Denby who John Cabot University's third President, from 1985 to 1996.

Congratulations to Winners of Italy Starts, JCU’s Entrepreneurship Mentoring Program

Congratulations to Winners of Italy Starts, JCU’s Entrepreneurship Mentoring Program

Congratulations to Rome high school students Luigi Mihau Dinu, Gabriel Fusco, Daniele Taglioni, and Samuel Marini from Liceo Seneca­, who won the second edition of John Cabot University’s Italy Starts on April 2, 2019.

International Workshop: Theory and Experiments in Macroeconomics and Finance

International Workshop: Theory and Experiments in Macroeconomics and Finance

The Department of Economics and Social Sciences at John Cabot University will host a one-day international workshop in Theory and Experiments in Macroeconomics and Finance on June 19, 2019.

Guarini Institute Hosts Screening of “Un Mondo Nuovo”

Guarini Institute Hosts Screening of “Un Mondo Nuovo”

The Guarini Institute for Public Affairs hosted a screening of the film "Un Mondo Nuovo" on May 9, Europe Day. The film narrates the creation of the  “Ventotene Manifesto: For a Free and United Europe.”

Congratulations to John Cabot University Class of 2019!

Congratulations to John Cabot University Class of 2019!

John Cabot University celebrated the Class of 2019 at the 47th Commencement ceremony on May 20, held at Villa Aurelia on the Janiculum Hill overlooking the city of Rome. 208 students received their B.A. degrees and 7 students received their M.A., the first graduating class of JCU’s Master of Arts in Art History.

Meet Class of 2019 Valedictorian Tamara Volozhanina

Meet Class of 2019 Valedictorian Tamara Volozhanina

John Cabot University’s Vice President and Dean of Academic Affairs Mary Merva is pleased to announce the Valedictorian for the Class of 2019, Tamara Volozhanina.