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The Business of Space: Study Abroad Alumna Teresa Alessandro

The Business of Space: Study Abroad Alumna Teresa Alessandro

Teresa Alessandro, currently a New York State-Licensed Real Estate Broker in Manhattan, spent the summer of 2012 studying abroad at JCU.

Rethinking the Notion of Italy: Professor Federica Capoferri

Rethinking the Notion of Italy: Professor Federica Capoferri

Born in Brescia, Italy, Federica Capoferri is Associate Professor of Italian Language and Literature at JCU. In this interview, she talks about her latest book, an in-depth analysis of Pier Paolo Pasolini’s second movie, Mamma Roma (1962) and a wider discussion of Pasolini’s cinematic and literary art in the early sixties.

The Sour Fruit – Lord Byron, Love and Sex: A New Publication by JCU Press

The Sour Fruit – Lord Byron, Love and Sex: A New Publication by JCU Press

John Cabot University Press and Rowman & Littlefield are pleased to announce the publication of The Sour Fruit. Lord Byron, Love and Sex by Byron specialist Vincenzo Patanè and edited by John Cabot University professor James R. Schwarten.

Wonder, The Most Human Emotion: History Major Alice Costantino

Wonder, The Most Human Emotion: History Major Alice Costantino

JCU History major Alice Costantino talks about the Queer Alliance Club at JCU, her time in Copenhagen, and her plans for the future.

Professor Stefan Sorgner on Posthumanities at University of Tallinn, Estonia

Professor Stefan Sorgner on Posthumanities at University of Tallinn, Estonia

JCU philosophy professor Stefan Lorenz Sorgner was invited to giving the opening keynote address at a winter school at the University of Tallinn, Estonia dedicated to posthumanities. Posthumanities and Posthuman Studies address the impact of emerging technologies from a humanities perspective.

Tracing Your Roots: History Senior Nick Ciniglio

Tracing Your Roots: History Senior Nick Ciniglio

JCU senior Nick Ciniglio describes his love for Italy and its culture, what it means to study History today, and shares advice for incoming JCU students.

Professor Jonathan Jones on the Problem with “Home” in F. Scott Fitzgerald

Professor Jonathan Jones on the Problem with “Home” in F. Scott Fitzgerald

Professor Jonathan Jones will present a paper at the 15th International F. Scott Fitzgerald Conference in Paris and Toulouse, which will run from June 24 to 29, 2019. He will discuss the problem of "home" in some of Fitzgerald's works.

Xinhua News: President Pavoncello on Italy-France Diplomatic Spat

Xinhua News: President Pavoncello on Italy-France Diplomatic Spat

China's Xinhua News recently asked JCU President Franco Pavoncello to comment on the diplomatic battle that is currently underway between Italy and France. According to Dr. Pavoncello, the controversy is unlikely to resolve itself until the elections for the European Parliament next May.

Professor Argentieri’s Articles Featured in Corriere della Sera

Professor Argentieri’s Articles Featured in Corriere della Sera

JCU Professor Federigo Argentieri publishes articles on "La Lettura" about Ukrainian famine-genocide, Jan Palach and fellow "human torches."

President Pavoncello Greets Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte at Rome Synagogue

President Pavoncello Greets Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte at Rome Synagogue

On January 18, 2019, John Cabot University President Franco Pavoncello greeted Italian Prime Minister and former JCU Board member Giuseppe Conte at the Rome synagogue.

Welcome to Spring 2019 Semester at JCU

Welcome to Spring 2019 Semester at JCU

The John Cabot University community is pleased to welcome new and returning students to our Spring 2019 semester. There are over 1260 enrolled undergraduate freshmen, transfer students, study abroad students, gap year students, and freshmen abroad.

Continuity is Key: JCU Alumna Paola Scotto di Frega

Continuity is Key: JCU Alumna Paola Scotto di Frega

JCU Alumna Paola Scotto di Frega describes her time at JCU, shares advice for expected graduates, and explains her current position at PANTA RAY.

A Unique Combination: Study Abroad Student Jake Madeson

A Unique Combination: Study Abroad Student Jake Madeson

Jake Madeson is a senior at St. Joseph’s University in Philadelphia. A double major in English and Marketing, Jake spent his Fall 2018 semester at John Cabot University.

JCU and UNICRI Announce First Spring Course on Food and Nutrition Security

JCU and UNICRI Announce First Spring Course on Food and Nutrition Security

John Cabot University, in cooperation with the United Nations Interregional Crime and Justice Research Institute (UNICRI),  is organizing the first edition of the Spring Course on Food and Nutrition Security, which will take place at JCU in Rome, Italy, from May 13 through 17, 2019.

Working the Field in South Sudan: Alumnus Joseph Astrella

Working the Field in South Sudan: Alumnus Joseph Astrella

Alumnus Joseph Astrella describes his JCU experience, his current life in South Sudan, and what he has planned for the future.