Academics News

John Cabot University Celebrates 2020 Student Award Winners

John Cabot University Celebrates 2020 Student Award Winners

John Cabot University is pleased to announce the winners of the 2020 Student Awards, which recognize academic and service excellence among graduating seniors.

Librarian Livia Piotto Co-Edits Book on Faculty-Librarian Collaboration

Librarian Livia Piotto Co-Edits Book on Faculty-Librarian Collaboration

Interim Head Librarian and Reference and Instruction Coordinator Livia Piotto recently co-edited and contributed to the book 'Faculty-Librarian Collaborations: Integrating the Information Literacy Framework into Disciplinary Courses' (ACRL, 2020).

“Adopt a Firm:” a Hands-On Experience for Public Relations Students

“Adopt a Firm:” a Hands-On Experience for Public Relations Students

In order to overcome the challenges imposed by the COVID-19 pandemic during this past Fall, Business Communications Professor Michèle Favorite created the “Adopt a Firm” project for her Public Relations class – BUS 320.  

John Cabot University Announces Summer 2021 Programs

John Cabot University Announces Summer 2021 Programs

John Cabot University is pleased to present our Summer 2021 programs. Choose from a variety of classes and earn transferable credits in the Eternal City.

The World of Venture Capitals: A Talk with Niccolò Sanarico, Investment Manager

The World of Venture Capitals: A Talk with Niccolò Sanarico, Investment Manager

Business Professor Riccardo Maiolini’s Strategic Decisions in Entrepreneurship class welcomed Niccolò Sanarico for a talk called “Introduction to Venture Capital: How VC Firms Evaluate an Investment Opportunity,” on November 5, 2020.

JCU to Offer Remote Course in English Language for University Studies in Spring 2021

JCU to Offer Remote Course in English Language for University Studies in Spring 2021

John Cabot University is pleased to announce that the English Language for University Studies (ENLUS-2) course will be offered remotely in Spring 2021, following the success of the Fall term’s online course.

A Glimpse Into JCU: Second Academic Webinar Series

A Glimpse Into JCU: Second Academic Webinar Series

John Cabot University’s Admissions Office is happy to announce the second round of the Academic Webinar Series. Featuring alumni and current JCU professors, the series aims to help prospective students and parents get a special glimpse into the academics at JCU.

JCU and UNICRI Present 2nd Edition of “Specialized Course on Food Security at the Time of COVID-19”

JCU and UNICRI Present 2nd Edition of “Specialized Course on Food Security at the Time of COVID-19”

The United Nations Interregional Crime and Justice Research Institute (UNICRI), in cooperation with JCU, is organizing the second edition of the “Specialized Course on Food and Nutrition Security at the time of COVID-19,” which will be delivered online from 23 to 27 November 2020.  

Virtual Open Day in Italian on October 26: B.A. and Continuing Education Programs

Virtual Open Day in Italian on October 26: B.A. and Continuing Education Programs

On October 26, 2020 at 6 PM, John Cabot University will hold a virtual open day in Italian to present Bachelor’s degrees (B.A.) and Continuing Education programs (Master Post Laurea). The open day is aimed at high school students and university graduates. 

John Cabot University Launches Professional Gap Year  

John Cabot University Launches Professional Gap Year  

John Cabot University is happy to inaugurate the Professional Gap Year in September 2020. This program provides a year of courses and hands-on experience focused on developing professional skills-based learning for the global world of work.

Empathy as an Intellectual Tool: Prof. Ben Scribner on JCU’s New Gender Studies Course

Empathy as an Intellectual Tool: Prof. Ben Scribner on JCU’s New Gender Studies Course

Professor Ben Scribner, who joined JCU in 2014, teaches Intercultural Communications and the soon to be launched course, Introduction to Gender Studies.

John Cabot University Launches Minor in Mathematics: a Journey → ∞ and Beyond

John Cabot University Launches Minor in Mathematics: a Journey → ∞ and Beyond

The minor will provide conceptual and technical training that prepares students either to start working as professional quantitative analysts or to study towards graduate degrees in Economics, Finance, Business Analytics, Logistics, and related disciplines. Links to the allied fields of Statistics, Finance, Computing, and Economics are central to this highly interdisciplinary area.

Exploring Networked Identities: Reflections by Students During Lockdown

Exploring Networked Identities: Reflections by Students During Lockdown

During the quarantine, Communications Professor Donatella Della Ratta, who teaches, among other things, a course called ‘Selfies and Beyond: Exploring Networked Identities’ found herself having to rethink the way in which she conducted the class. 

JCU/UNICRI Online Summer Course on Migration and Human Rights: Application Deadline July 6

JCU/UNICRI Online Summer Course on Migration and Human Rights: Application Deadline July 6

UNICRI, in cooperation with John Cabot University, will deliver the fifth edition of the Summer Course on Migration and Human Rights, a one-week online course shedding light on current issues related to international migration. July 13-17, 2020.

John Cabot University Celebrates the Class of 2020

John Cabot University Celebrates the Class of 2020

Congratulations to John Cabot University's Class of 2020! Watch the video messages of JCU President Franco Pavoncello and Chairman of the Board of Trustees Sal Salibello congratulating the graduates.