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Lunch Welcoming Ambassadors and Cultural Attachés from 40 Countries

John Cabot University hosted an Ambassadors Lunch on Monday, June 6, welcoming 40 ambassadors, cultural attachés, and embassy representatives to the Guarini campus in Rome.

Making Democracy One’s Own: International Conference at JCU

The John Cabot University Interfaith Initiative co-hosted a major international conference last week on Making Democracy One's Own: Muslim, Catholic and Secular Perspectives in Dialogue on Development, Democracy and Peace, in partnership with the University of Notre Dame, the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Sophia University Institute and the U.S. Embassy to the Holy See.

President Pavoncello Gives Commencement Address at St. Stephen’s High School

“It is a great honor for me to address you as you graduate from this outstanding high school of international reputation,” said Dr. Pavoncello, whose mandate as JCU President was recently renewed for the next three years, until June of 2019.

Prof. Bessi on “The Wine Show”

Professor Benedetta Bessi, who teaches Classical Studies and Ancient History at JCU, recently lent her expertise in ancient Roman wine to the British ITV channel.

Congratulations to John Cabot University Class of 2016!

John Cabot University celebrated its 144th Commencement ceremony on May 16, 2016 at the Villa Aurelia on the Janiculum Hill overlooking the city of Rome. 146 students representing 26 countries throughout the world received Bachelor of Arts degrees.

Welcome New Professor Dr. Seth N. Jaffe

John Cabot University is pleased to welcome new professor of Political Science and Dr. Seth N. Jaffe International Affairs, Dr. Seth N. Jaffe, who will begin teaching in January 2017.

Meet Class of 2016 Valedictorian Silvia Bezzi

John Cabot University’s Vice President and Dean of Academic Affairs Mary Merva is pleased to announce the Valedictorian for the Class of 2016, Silvia Bezzi.

Professor Pal Belenyesi at St. Mary’s College

On Friday, May 6, 2016, Business Administration and Economics Professor Pal Belenyesi held a full-class lecture at St. Mary College, in California.

JCU’s Summer School on Migration and Human Rights

John Cabot University and the United Nations Interregional Crime and Justice Research Institute (UNICRI) are pleased to announce the fifth edition of the Summer School on Human Rights.

JCU Alumna and Environmental Activist Zornitza Hadjitodorova Returns from International Antarctic Expedition

Says Zornitza, "We must remember that, as Sir Robert Swan says, 'The greatest threat to our Planet is the belief that someone else will protect it'".

JCU Professor and Students Provide Image Palette for William Kentridge’s “Triumphs and Laments”

Rome's great new work of contemporary art was inaugurated on April 21, 2016.

Communications Senior Alessandro Ceschi Presents Short Film “Sally Abroad”

"I experimented, which I think gives you the clearest path to creativity. It’s really important to keep experimenting."

JCU Institute for Entrepreneurship Welcomes Jegor Levkovskiy, CEO of Bemyguru

On Tuesday, April 19th, the JCU Institute for Entrepreneurship, in collaboration with Professor Riccardo Maiolini's Strategic Decisions in Entrepreneurship (BUS 410) class, welcomed Jegor Levkovskiy for a guest lecture.

Prof. Tijana Mamula Presents New Book “The Multilingual Screen: New Reflections on Cinema and Linguistic Difference”

On April 4, Professor of Communications Tijana Mamula presented her latest book The Multilingual Screen: New Reflections on Cinema and Linguistic Difference (Bloomsbury, 2016) at the University of Michigan.

Italian Government Research Center Features JCU in Case Study on New Learning Spaces

The case study focuses on an experimental initiative that has evolved into Learn Do Share, a program promoted by the JCU Institute for Entrepreneurship that matches real clients and real projects with students, who work as consultants to present a professional solution to a business need.