Academics News

JCU Hosts 4th Edition of Summer Course on Migration and Human Rights

JCU Hosts 4th Edition of Summer Course on Migration and Human Rights

John Cabot University, in cooperation with the United Nations Interregional Crime and Justice Research Institute (UNICRI), organized the fourth edition of the Summer Course on Migration and Human Rights, which took place from the 15th to the 19th of July. The aim of the course is to equip post-graduate students and young professionals with legal, social, scientific and theoretical tools to better understand and tackle the growing challenges of international migration.

Gamification Design: JCU Hosts Short Course

Gamification Design: JCU Hosts Short Course

The Center for Professional and Continuing Education at John Cabot University hosted the short course “Gamification Design” with Francesco Lutrario, Innovation and Technology Researcher and Founder of La Sapienza Gamification Lab, on July 3, 2019. Gamification Lab is the University of Rome’s laboratory dedicated to research and teaching in the fields of human-computer Interaction, gamification, and digital simulation. The event featured professionals from various industries and members of the JCU community including students, alumni, staff and professors.

Interacting With Literature: Professor Russell’s Italian Visions Students Present Storymaps

Interacting With Literature: Professor Russell’s Italian Visions Students Present Storymaps

Professor Shannon Russell’s Italian Visions: Perceptions of Italy in Literature class focuses on the creative importance of Italy for non-Italian writers of the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. The course looks at the ways cultural stereotypes are both constructed and persist. Students were asked to curate each other’s reading journals and to use their selections to create a group Storymap project.

International Workshop: Theory and Experiments in Macroeconomics and Finance

International Workshop: Theory and Experiments in Macroeconomics and Finance

The Department of Economics and Social Sciences at John Cabot University will host a one-day international workshop in Theory and Experiments in Macroeconomics and Finance on June 19, 2019.

Congratulations to John Cabot University Class of 2019!

Congratulations to John Cabot University Class of 2019!

John Cabot University celebrated the Class of 2019 at the 47th Commencement ceremony on May 20, held at Villa Aurelia on the Janiculum Hill overlooking the city of Rome. 208 students received their B.A. degrees and 7 students received their M.A., the first graduating class of JCU’s Master of Arts in Art History.

Meet Class of 2019 Valedictorian Tamara Volozhanina

Meet Class of 2019 Valedictorian Tamara Volozhanina

John Cabot University’s Vice President and Dean of Academic Affairs Mary Merva is pleased to announce the Valedictorian for the Class of 2019, Tamara Volozhanina.

Announcing 2019 Summer School on Migration and Human Rights

Announcing 2019 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 sixth edition of the Summer School on Migration and Human Rights.

New Game Changers in the European Union-Asia Relationship

New Game Changers in the European Union-Asia Relationship

John Cabot University hosted an international conference on ‘New Game Changers in the European Union-Asia Relationship' in collaboration with Istituto Affari Internazionali (IAI) on April 17, 2019.

John Cabot University Celebrates 2019 Student Award Winners

John Cabot University Celebrates 2019 Student Award Winners

John Cabot University students, faculty, and staff gathered on the Secchia Terrace for the annual Student Awards Ceremony on Tuesday, April 17, 2018.

Cornelia Lauf: A Conversation on Today’s Realism

Cornelia Lauf: A Conversation on Today’s Realism

JCU Art History professor Cornelia Lauf organized a roundtable on Realism with the Polo Museale, Regione Siciliana, in Catania, Sicily on March 22. The event was a conversation on what Realism means today in various fields such as art, agriculture, finance, publishing, preservation, fashion, and archaeology.

Whither Remix Culture, a Decade Later: JCU Welcomes Professor Lawrence Lessig

Whither Remix Culture, a Decade Later: JCU Welcomes Professor Lawrence Lessig

Lawrence Lessig is an American academic, attorney, political activist, and founder of the non-profit organization Creative Commons, which is devoted to expanding the range of creative works available for others to build upon legally and to share.  The Department of Communications and the Office of the President invited Professor Lessig to give a talk at JCU on the current state of the internet, its problems and its future developments on March 21, 2019.

Theory of Financial Intermediation: Dr. Vittorio Larocca

Theory of Financial Intermediation: Dr. Vittorio Larocca

The Department of Economics and Social Sciences welcomed Dr. Vittorio Larocca from Luiss Guido Carli who presented a theoretical model in which financial intermediaries strategically compete by offering different types of financial services, on February 27, 2019. 

The Business Behind Addictions: a Talk by Professor Alessandro Signorini

The Business Behind Addictions: a Talk by Professor Alessandro Signorini

Marketing professor Alessandro Signorini gave a presentation on the hidden marketing strategies of the tobacco and alcohol industries on February 19 as part of the “Prof Talks series.

Effort in Games with Homogenous Functions: Dr. Walter Ferrarese

Effort in Games with Homogenous Functions: Dr. Walter Ferrarese

The Department of Economics and Social Sciences hosted Dr. Walter Ferrarese (University of Rome Tor Vergata) who presented his research titled “Equilibrium Effort in Games with Homogeneous Production Functions and Homogeneous Valuation”, on Wednesday, February 13.

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.