Academics News

Professor Adrian Stoian on “Data: the New Oil”

Professor Adrian Stoian on “Data: the New Oil”

The Department of Economics and Social Sciences organized a talk by JCU Professor Adrian Stoian titled "Data: the New Oil", on Tuesday, November 27.

Dr. Bin Liu from UN Food and Agriculture Organization on Food Loss and Waste

Dr. Bin Liu from UN Food and Agriculture Organization on Food Loss and Waste

John Cabot University hosted FAO food scientist Dr. Bin Liu for a lecture on domestic and international food waste and loss management. The event was sponsored by the Universities Fighting World Hunger Club with the help of Professor Margaret Kneller.

Professor Alessandro Antonelli: Italy and the European Union’s Stability and Growth Pact

Professor Alessandro Antonelli: Italy and the European Union’s Stability and Growth Pact

On Tuesday, November 13, the Department of Economics and Social Sciences kicked off its 2018-2019 “Prof Talks” Series with JCU Professor Alessandro Antonelli discussing “Italy and the European Union’s Stability and Growth Pact.”

Ritratto di signora in viaggio by Gottardo Pallastrelli Presented at JCU

Ritratto di signora in viaggio by Gottardo Pallastrelli Presented at JCU

The Center for Continuing and Professional Education, in collaboration with the Departments of English Language and Literature and Modern Languages and Literature, hosted Gottardo Pallastrelli, author of the book Ritratto di Signora in Viaggio – Un’americana cosmopolita nel mondo di Henry James ("Portrait of a Traveling Lady - A cosmopolitan American in the world of Henry James").

Using Social Media for Good: JCU Welcomes Sree Sreenivasan, America’s Tech Guru

Using Social Media for Good: JCU Welcomes Sree Sreenivasan, America’s Tech Guru

On October 18, 2018, the John Cabot University community listened to the stories of Sree Sreenivasan, the man who has been called “America’s Tech Guru.” A leading authority on social media, Sreenivasan is former Chief Digital Officer of Columbia University, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, and the Mayor’s Office of the City of New York.

2018 Nobel Prize in Economics Awarded to Nordhaus and Romer

2018 Nobel Prize in Economics Awarded to Nordhaus and Romer

The 2018 Nobel prize in Economics went to two U.S. economists: Professor William Nordhaus (Yale University) and Professor Paul Romer (University of Chicago). Both economists were honored for their research on specific factors that generate sustainable long-term economic growth and wealth.

Humanities in the Digital Age: Professor Deanna Lee

Humanities in the Digital Age: Professor Deanna Lee

JCU Visiting Professor Deanna Lee, creator of Biblion, discusses the impact of the Digital Age on journalism and the humanities. The winner of eight news and documentary Emmy Awards, Professor Lee has spent her career working across communications, journalism, new media, and public engagement.

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.

Professor Silvia Scarpa Assesses Respect of OSCE Commitments on Human Trafficking by Italy

Professor Silvia Scarpa Assesses Respect of OSCE Commitments on Human Trafficking by Italy

Professor Silvia Scarpa was recently asked to do an independent evaluation of the implementation by Italy of the OSCE (Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe) Commitments in the field of human trafficking.  The results were published in a report commissioned by the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs to the Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna of Pisa.

The Role of Youth in a Fake News World: JCU Welcomes Judy Muller and George Lewis

The Role of Youth in a Fake News World: JCU Welcomes Judy Muller and George Lewis

What is the role of youth in a fake news world? On September 13, JCU Visiting Professor Deanna Lee discussed this topic with Judy Muller, Professor Emeritus, USC Annenberg School of Communication and Journalism, and long-time ABC News, CBS News and NPR national correspondent and columnist, and 40-year NBC News correspondent George Lewis.

JCU Hosts Two Events to Connect Academia with the Job Market

JCU Hosts Two Events to Connect Academia with the Job Market

On Friday, September 14, John Cabot University will present two events to foster the collaboration between the academic world and the job market, while contributing to the professional development of JCU students and graduates.

Professor Eszter Salgò on the Sacralization of Politics in India

Professor Eszter Salgò on the Sacralization of Politics in India

Professor Eszter Salgò recently delivered a paper at the conference dedicated to studying the link between aesthetics and politics at the École Normale Supérieure in Paris.

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.

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.

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.