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Frankenreads: JCU Takes Part in Global Celebration of Mary Shelley’s Novel

Frankenreads: JCU Takes Part in Global Celebration of Mary Shelley’s Novel

During the month of October, John Cabot University will be exploring the extraordinary afterlife of Shelley’s creation through our participation in Frankenreads– a worldwide celebration of the novel.

Professor Stefan Sorgner Recognized Internationally for Work in Transhumanism

Professor Stefan Sorgner Recognized Internationally for Work in Transhumanism

JCU philosophy professor Stefan Lorenz Sorgner's work in transhumanism has been recognized internationally in the past few months.  Forbes magazine recently published an article on the “Ethics of Transhumanism,” which illustrates Sorgner's philosophical reflections.

Life in the Fast Lane: Alumna Camilla Voltolini

Life in the Fast Lane: Alumna Camilla Voltolini

Camilla Voltolini, from Verona, Italy graduated in 2017 with a degree in Communications. Camilla worked as an intern in the Special Projects office at JCU, before landing a job for a company that organizes events for Ferrari N.V.

Prof. Argentieri Interviewed by CNN International on Italian PM Conte’s U.S. Visit

Prof. Argentieri Interviewed by CNN International on Italian PM Conte’s U.S. Visit

Giuseppe Conte, Italy's head executive since June 1st, paid an official visit to Washington, DC where he met US president Donald J. Trump. JCU's professor Federigo Argentieri was requested by CNN International to comment on the significance of the visit, the role currently played by Italy in the European Union and the present state of US-Italy relations.

Food Across Cultures: JCU Service Learning Presents Humanitarian Project

Food Across Cultures: JCU Service Learning Presents Humanitarian Project

The JCU Service Learning presented “In Cammino… Catering Migrante”, a humanitarian project that fosters social inclusion and professional development for migrant and refugee cooks in Rome On Friday, July 13.

Women in the Digital Era: Professor Alina Sorgner

Women in the Digital Era: Professor Alina Sorgner

Born in Moscow, Russia, Dr. Alina Sorgner is Assistant Professor of Applied Data Analytics in the Department of Business Administration at John Cabot University. She received her doctoral degree in Economics from the Friedrich Schiller University of Jena, Germany.

John Cabot University Wins VORECO Award for Social Inclusion

John Cabot University Wins VORECO Award for Social Inclusion

On Monday, June 25 Professor Andrea Lanzone, Assistant Dean for Student Academic Affairs, and Service Learning project coordinator, was invited to VORECO Onlus Center in Rome to accept the 2018 Annual Prize for Social Inclusion on behalf of JCU.

Prof. Fabrizio Conti Gives a Lecture at the Canadian University in Dubai

Prof. Fabrizio Conti Gives a Lecture at the Canadian University in Dubai

Prof. Fabrizio Conti, a lecturer of History in the Department of History and Humanities, was invited to the Canadian University in Dubai (UAE) to give a lecture on "The ideas of Rome from the Classical times to the Renaissance" on 12th of June.

Prof. Scarpa Discusses “Human Rights, Migration and Global Governance” at ACUNS

Prof. Scarpa Discusses “Human Rights, Migration and Global Governance” at ACUNS

Last week JCU Professor Silvia Scarpa participated to the Academic Council of the United Nations System (ACUNS) Annual Meeting on “Human Rights, Migration and Global Governance” that was held at LUISS Guido Carli University of Rome.

Why History Matters: Professor Vanda Wilcox

Why History Matters: Professor Vanda Wilcox

Professor Vanda Wilcox's research interests focus on the military, cultural and social history of the First World War in Italy, as well as the memory and commemoration of the two World Wars. She teaches courses in European and Italian history in the nineteenth and twentieth century as well as on the World Wars, the history of imperialism, memory and popular culture, and modern sports history.

Alumna Elena Ravano Calheiros Launches Foundation for Rare Skin Disease

Alumna Elena Ravano Calheiros Launches Foundation for Rare Skin Disease

When JCU alumna Elena Ravano Calheiros’ twin daughters Leonor and Beatriz were born with a rare genetic disease, she and her husband knew from the start that they would do anything possible to find a cure.

Promoting International Media Literacy: Alumna Sara Gabai

Promoting International Media Literacy: Alumna Sara Gabai

Sara Gabai graduated from JCU in 2010 with a major in Communications and a minor in English Literature. She is currently Communications Officer, Responsible Asia Forestry and Trade (RAFT), The Nature Conservancy in Thailand.  She is also working on a Ph.D. in Human Rights and Peace Studies.

Middle States Commission on Higher Education Reaffirms JCU’s Accreditation

Middle States Commission on Higher Education Reaffirms JCU’s Accreditation

John Cabot University is pleased to announce that on June 21, 2018, the Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE) acted to reaffirm accreditation and to commend the institution for the quality of the self-study report.

The Art of Luxury: Alumna Rebecca Anne Proctor

The Art of Luxury: Alumna Rebecca Anne Proctor

Originally from Connecticut, Rebecca Anne Proctor graduated from John Cabot University in 2005 with a major in Art History. She holds three Master’s degrees and is currently Editor-in-Chief of Harper’s Bazaar Art Arabia and Harper’s Bazaar Interiors.

Museum Visitors as Works of Art: Professor Paolo Soriani’s New Photo Project

Museum Visitors as Works of Art: Professor Paolo Soriani’s New Photo Project

JCU photography professor Paolo Soriani was asked to do a series of portraits of museum visitors as they admire the works of art in what is considered one of the world’s most important archaeological museums, the MANN in Naples.