Academics News

Exploring Networked Identities: Reflections by Students During Lockdown

Exploring Networked Identities: Reflections by Students During Lockdown

When the Italian government issued an order for the entire country to go under a strict lockdown on March 9, 2020, in an attempt to contain the Covid-19 pandemic, people had to get creative to get on with their personal and professional lives. 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.

Prof. Barbara Sveva Magnanelli Publishes Paper in Journal of International Accounting Research

Prof. Barbara Sveva Magnanelli Publishes Paper in Journal of International Accounting Research

JCU Professor Barbara Sveva Magnanelli recently published “Do Female Directors on Corporate Boards Make a Difference in Family-Owned Businesses?” in the Journal of International Accounting Research.

Reshaping the World of Work: Internships in the Time of COVID-19

Reshaping the World of Work: Internships in the Time of COVID-19

It is undeniable that the current global situation is reshaping the world of work: restrictions and quarantines like the one caused by COVID-19 are pushing companies towards the digitalization of all activities including internships, which are being offered on a remote basis.

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.