Academics News

John Cabot University Launches Minor in Art and Design

John Cabot University Launches Minor in Art and Design

John Cabot University is pleased to announce the launch of the Minor in Art and Design, beginning in Fall 2020.

UNICRI 2020 Courses: Food Security, and Migration and Human Rights

UNICRI 2020 Courses: Food Security, and Migration and Human Rights

John Cabot University, and the United Nations Interregional Crime and Justice Research Institute (UNICRI) are proud to announce the second edition of the Spring Course on Food and Nutrition Security, and the fifth edition of the Summer Course on Migration and Human Rights.

Feasting on Words: English Professor Alex Gregor

Feasting on Words: English Professor Alex Gregor

Professor Alex Gregor was born in Atlanta, Georgia. He teaches in the Department of English Language and Literature at John Cabot University and is one of the founding editors of OOMPH! Press, an international literary press publishing contemporary poetry and short prose in translation. A writer and editor, he recently published the poetry collection The Pollen Path (Radioactive Cloud, 2019).

Stardust Memories: Professor Barreau to Launch Documentary Podcast on Trastevere

Stardust Memories: Professor Barreau to Launch Documentary Podcast on Trastevere

John Cabot University professor Chloé Barreau is launching a 4 episode documentary podcast entitled “Stardust Memories.” The series will be aired on RAI Radio 3, an Italian public radio broadcaster distributed by RAI (Italian radio-television dealership company) starting on January 27 at 7:50 pm.

Professor Thomas Aichner Becomes Associate Editor of the Journal of Global Marketing

Professor Thomas Aichner Becomes Associate Editor of the Journal of Global Marketing

Thomas Aichner, Associate Professors of Marketing at John Cabot University, recently took on a new leadership role at the Journal of Global Marketing, a recognized international journal published by Taylor & Francis. Thomas Aichner, who has been a member of the Editorial Review Board since January 2017, is the new Associate Editor Western Europe and will be responsible to coordinate all submissions from this region.

Lost Layers: The History of JCU’s Guarini Campus

Lost Layers: The History of JCU’s Guarini Campus

Four graduate students in JCU's Art History Master's program presented their findings on the multi-faceted past of the University's Guarini Campus, in Rome.

JCU to Launch Major in Psychological Science in Fall 2020

JCU to Launch Major in Psychological Science in Fall 2020

John Cabot University is pleased to announce the launch of a new major in Psychological Science beginning in Fall 2020.

Ghosts in the Pavement: Footfall and Pilgrimage by Artist Liz Rideal

Ghosts in the Pavement: Footfall and Pilgrimage by Artist Liz Rideal

On November 4, JCU welcomed Liz Rideal, Professor of Fine Art (Slade School of Fine Art, UCL), who discussed her latest project as well as the technical aspects of her practice combining abstract painting, photography, and digital print on fabric.

Critical Perspectives on Modern Slavery: Prof. Scarpa Presents Her Research

Critical Perspectives on Modern Slavery: Prof. Scarpa Presents Her Research

JCU Professor Silvia Scarpa presented a paper on “The prohibition of slavery as a jus cogens rule of international law: definition and interpretation” at the Conference on “Critical Perspectives on Modern Slavery: Law, Policy and Society” organized by the Wilberforce Institute for the Study of Slavery and Emancipation of the University of Hull (United Kingdom).

Are We Living in a Computer Simulation? A Discussion with Prof. Sorgner

Are We Living in a Computer Simulation? A Discussion with Prof. Sorgner

Philosophy professor Stefan Lorenz Sorgner rebuts Elon Musk’s claim according to which we would be living in highly-complex computer simluation.

Connecting Across Cultures: UEFA Euro 2020 Volunteer Programme

Connecting Across Cultures: UEFA Euro 2020 Volunteer Programme

JCU hosted a presentation on the UEFA Euro 2020 volunteer program in Rome in the context of Professor Antonella Salvatore’s course on October 25, 2019.

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.

Gender Equality in Film: Professor Tasini Invited to Cinema d’Autrice Event

Gender Equality in Film: Professor Tasini Invited to Cinema d’Autrice Event

JCU Professor and filmmaker Erika Tasini was invited to participate in Cinema d’Autrice, a 2 day workshop for female film professionals in Rome from September 18 to 20. Organized by Spin-Off, a cultural association of professors and communication experts, the event promotes the importance of women in film, and discusses the difficulties encountered by female film professionals.

Can Robots Feel Pain? JCU Hosts Post-Human Studies Workshop

Can Robots Feel Pain? JCU Hosts Post-Human Studies Workshop

History and Humanities Department Professors Brunella Antomarini and Stefan Lorenz Sorgner, along with Professor Francesco Lapenta from the University of Roskilde (Denmark), organized a day-long discussion called AI: III Post-Human Studies Workshop at John Cabot University on September 21, 2019.

JCU Center for Continuing Education Announces New Partnerships

JCU Center for Continuing Education Announces New Partnerships

JCU Center for Continuing Education is proud to announce new partnerships and patronages for the 2020 Continuing Education courses.