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Recognition of Academic Excellence: JCU Students Receive America Award

Recognition of Academic Excellence: JCU Students Receive America Award

Three JCU students were granted the prestigious America Award, in recognition of their academic achievement and service to the university community.

Organizational Resilience: JCU Welcomes Alumnus Jacopo Capparelli of Panta Ray

Organizational Resilience: JCU Welcomes Alumnus Jacopo Capparelli of Panta Ray

John Cabot University welcomed Jacopo Capparelli in the context of Professor Ieva Jakobsone Bellomi’s MGT 310 Organizational Behavior class on October 9, 2019.

A Good Year: Alumna Marjorie Marino

A Good Year: Alumna Marjorie Marino

Marjorie Marino graduated from JCU in 2010, with a major in Humanistic Studies and a concentration in the Ancient World.

Catching the Environmental Wave: Communications Student Camilla Palermo

Catching the Environmental Wave: Communications Student Camilla Palermo

Camilla Palermo is a Communications senior. She was raised in the outskirts of Rome, where her family moved from the United States when she was 5 years old. 

Championing Human Rights: Meet Professor Lyal S. Sunga

Championing Human Rights: Meet Professor Lyal S. Sunga

Born and raised in Ottawa, Canada, Dr. Lyal S. Sunga teaches ‘Human Rights,’ ‘International Criminal Law’ and ‘Terrorism and Counter-Terrorism’ at JCU.

A Master of Her Craft: Art History MA Alumna Laura Weinstein

A Master of Her Craft: Art History MA Alumna Laura Weinstein

Laura Weinstein was among the first group of students to obtain their Master of Arts in Art History from John Cabot University in Spring 2019.

President Franco Pavoncello Presents Honorary Degree to Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte

President Franco Pavoncello Presents Honorary Degree to Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte

On September 21, 2019, John Cabot University President Franco Pavoncello presented Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte with the degree of Doctor of Public Service, honoris causa. The conferral of the degree took place in a private ceremony in Rome at Palazzo Chigi, seat of the Italian government, in the presence of the JCU Board of Trustees and Vice President and Dean of Academics Mary Merva.

Original Sins: JCU Hosts Book Presentation by Andrew Spannaus

Original Sins: JCU Hosts Book Presentation by Andrew Spannaus

The Guarini Institute for Public Affairs hosted the presentation of Andrew Spannaus’ book Original Sins – Globalization, Populism and the Six Contradictions Facing the European Union on September 10, 2019.

Sustainable Marketing: Student Virginia Corradini

Sustainable Marketing: Student Virginia Corradini

Born and raised in Rome, Virginia Corradini is a senior Marketing major. She has been working as Marketing Brand Manager with the local brand GRABees.

President Franco Pavoncello on Italy’s New Coalition Government

President Franco Pavoncello on Italy’s New Coalition Government

JCU President Franco Pavoncello was recently interviewed by The Washington Times on Italy's current political situation. On August 28, Italian President Sergio Mattarella gave Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte a mandate to create a new government — this time without the Northern League led by Matteo Salvini. 

On Reflection: a Vanessa Somers Art Project

On Reflection: a Vanessa Somers Art Project

On Reflection is the largest art installation ever shown at John Cabot University. Encompassing all three campuses and including more than 30 individual paintings and drawings, as well as five site-specific installations, this ambitious and spectacular exhibition is a measure of the possibilities for art at John Cabot University.

Immerse Yourself in Experience: Study Abroad Alumna Megan Heinzinger

Immerse Yourself in Experience: Study Abroad Alumna Megan Heinzinger

Megan Heinzinger studied abroad at JCU in Spring 2014 while attending Marquette University. She recently graduated from the University of Nebraska College of Law.

JCU Welcomes Largest Undergraduate Class in University History

JCU Welcomes Largest Undergraduate Class in University History

The John Cabot University community is pleased to announce that the Fall 2019 entering cohort is the largest student group ever welcomed to this inclusive, welcoming, student-centered university.

The Mueller Report and the 2020 U.S. Presidential Race: an Event by the Guarini Institute

The Mueller Report and the 2020 U.S. Presidential Race: an Event by the Guarini Institute

The Guarini Institute for Public Affairs presented an event entitled “The Mueller Report and the 2020 Presidential Race” at John Cabot University on July 17, 2019. The speakers were Hans Noel, Andrew Spannaus, and Anna Zafesova. The event was moderated by Eduardo Albrecht, an alumnus of John Cabot University, now professor at Mercy College in New York City and part of the Guarini Institute advisory council.

Big Data in Politics: Alumnus Eduardo Albrecht

Big Data in Politics: Alumnus Eduardo Albrecht

After graduating in International Affairs and History from JCU in 1999, Eduardo Albrecht earned his M.A. in Anthropology of Development and Ph.D. in Anthropology at the School of Oriental and African Studies University of London. Eduardo currently teaches in New York City. In recent years Eduardo has been involved in JCU through his affiliation to the Guarini Institute.