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Language is Key: Classics Professor Danica Pušić

Language is Key: Classics Professor Danica Pušić

Born and raised in Novi Sad, Serbia, Classics Professor Danica Pušić teaches Latin and Ancient Greek at JCU. She is a Ph.D. candidate in Linguistics at Scuola Normale Superiore di Pisa, and she is also the official translator and interpreter at the Rome Criminal Tribunal (Italian – Serbo-Croatian; Serbo-Croatian – Italian). 

Helping People and the Environment: Student Viola Di Veroli

Helping People and the Environment: Student Viola Di Veroli

Viola Di Veroli is an International Business major from Rome, Italy. Viola attended high school at the Mosenson Elite Academy in Israel and enrolled in JCU in 2019. She participated in the 2021 Global Wellness Shark Tank with her startup Greety.

Global Explorer Scholarship Recipients: Meet Student Rian Ignasiak

Global Explorer Scholarship Recipients: Meet Student Rian Ignasiak

Born in Grand Rapids, Michigan, Rian Ignasiak is a Freshman majoring in International Affairs. Rian spent her senior year of high school as an exchange student in Chile and Peru. She is one of the recipients of the Global Explorer Scholarship.

Extraordinary in the Ordinary: Art History Student and Global Explorer Scholarship Recipient Roberta Imperiale

Extraordinary in the Ordinary: Art History Student and Global Explorer Scholarship Recipient Roberta Imperiale

Born and raised in Cerignola, in the Puglia region of Italy, Roberta Imperiale is an Art History major and one of the recipients of the Global Explorer Scholarship. Her involvement in international exchange programs, coupled with her love of art history, led her to choose Rome as her campus. 

Global Explorer Scholarship Recipients: Meet Student Stephanie Haigis

Global Explorer Scholarship Recipients: Meet Student Stephanie Haigis

Born and raised in Baltimore, Maryland, to a German mother and an American father, Stephanie Haigis is a History major and one of the recipients of the Global Explorer Scholarship.

Ancient Modernity: Archaeology Professor Jens Koehler

Ancient Modernity: Archaeology Professor Jens Koehler

Originally from Bremen, Germany, Professor Jens Koehler holds a Ph.D. in Archaeology from the University of Munich. Since the early 1990s, he worked as senior researcher for the German Archaeological Institute in Rome. Professor Koehler has been teaching in JCU’s Art History Department since 2003.

Raising Awareness Through Film: Student Saliha Crespo

Raising Awareness Through Film: Student Saliha Crespo

Born and raised in Miami, Florida, Saliha Crespo is a photographer, filmmaker, and YouTuber currently majoring in Communications. In 2016, her first short film, Catch Me, which addresses the risks of teen dating violence, won two awards at the Miami 4 Social Change Youth Film Festival.

Found in Translation: Italian Professor Berenice Cocciolillo

Found in Translation: Italian Professor Berenice Cocciolillo

Berenice Cocciolillo has been living in Rome since 1990 and teaching at JCU since 1992. In addition to teaching Italian and translation, Professor Cocciolillo is JCU’s Director of Web Communications.

Stories We Tell: Alumna Stefania Piccialli

Stories We Tell: Alumna Stefania Piccialli

Alumna Stefania Piccialli graduated in 2017 in English Literature and Communications, and then earned her M.A. in Gender and Media from the University of Sussex. Stefania recently won the Translating for Change Video Essay competition.

Freedom to Think Otherwise: Philosophy Professor Brunella Antomarini

Freedom to Think Otherwise: Philosophy Professor Brunella Antomarini

Brunella Antomarini, is Adjunct Assistant Professor of Philosophy at John Cabot University. She has a pluri-disciplinary formation in contemporary epistemology, aesthetics and philosophy, semiotics, theory of poetry, and anthropology.

Adversity Builds Character: Study Abroad Student Peter Donaldson

Adversity Builds Character: Study Abroad Student Peter Donaldson

Hailing from Charleston, South Carolina, Peter Donaldson is a senior at Texas Christian University. A double major in Political Science and International Business with a minor in Spanish and Hispanic Studies, in Summer 2021 Peter studied abroad at JCU, where he interned at the Web Communications Office.

EasyDesk by Alumnus Enrico Barchiesi Selected for Acceleration Program at CesenaLab

EasyDesk by Alumnus Enrico Barchiesi Selected for Acceleration Program at CesenaLab

EasyDesk, an app created by John Cabot University alumnus Enrico Barchiesi, was selected for a 9-month acceleration program with CesenaLab. EasyDesk is an app that allows students to book spaces on campus in order to maintain social distance.

Meet Professor Carlos Dews, JCU’s New Dean of Academic Affairs

Meet Professor Carlos Dews, JCU’s New Dean of Academic Affairs

A leading authority on the life and work of American author Carson McCullers, Professor Carlos Dews has recently been appointed Dean of Academic Affairs. 

Meet Political Science Student Katarina Djorovic

Meet Political Science Student Katarina Djorovic

Katarina Djorovic is a junior majoring in Political Science and minoring in Business Administration, Communications, and Italian Studies. She is a recipient of the Marija Govedarica Memorial Scholarship.

A Learner’s Mindset: Study Abroad Student Grace Vanderslice

A Learner’s Mindset: Study Abroad Student Grace Vanderslice

Grace Vanderslice is a senior at Texas Christian University, in Fort Worth. She studied abroad at JCU in Summer 2021.