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Alumnus Guglielmo Della Porta Helps Organize Ryder Cup

Alumnus Guglielmo Della Porta Helps Organize Ryder Cup

Alumnus Guglielmo Della Porta recently contributed to the organization of the Ryder Cup held in Rome in September 2023.

Sustainability in Everything I Do: Student Davide Ebraheem

Sustainability in Everything I Do: Student Davide Ebraheem

Davide Ebraheem, Marketing student with a minor in Entrepreneurship, won the Elevator Pitch and Triggering Change Competition in Spring 2023, making sustainability the focus of his studies.

Professor Moira Egan Wins Prestigious Poetry Translation Prize

Professor Moira Egan Wins Prestigious Poetry Translation Prize

JCU Creative Writing Professor Moira Egan has won the 2023 Raiziss/De Palchi Fellowship of the Academy of American Poets for her translation of Letters of Black Fire by Italian poet Giorgiomaria Cornelio.

Mind, Behavior and Business: Alumna Nada El Kady

Mind, Behavior and Business: Alumna Nada El Kady

Alumna Nada El Kady graduated in Spring 2023 with a B.A. in Psychological Science and a minor in Business Administration. She is currently pursuing a master’s degree in Psychology of Work and Organizational Wellbeing.

Learn Outside the Classroom: Student Lucas Whitaker

Learn Outside the Classroom: Student Lucas Whitaker

Born in California and raised in Vermont, student Lucas Whitaker is pursuing a B.A. in International Affairs with a minor in Gender Studies.

New Perspectives: Student Maiya Decena-Chinn

New Perspectives: Student Maiya Decena-Chinn

Hailing from Washington State, student Maiya Decena-Chinn is a senior pursuing a B.A. in Psychological Science at JCU. Maiya is the President of the JCU Asian Culture Club and sits on the Black & African Student Association’s board.

Embrace the Unfamiliar: Study Abroad Alumna Maria Valeria Guerrero

Embrace the Unfamiliar: Study Abroad Alumna Maria Valeria Guerrero

Maria Valeria Guerrero studied abroad at JCU in Spring 2023. She is a senior at the University of Notre Dame.

Fragments of a Life Loved: Professor Chloé Barreau Presents Film at Venice Film Festival

Fragments of a Life Loved: Professor Chloé Barreau Presents Film at Venice Film Festival

Professor Chloé Barreau presented her documentary film "Frammenti di un percorso amoroso" at the 80th Venice Film Festival.

A Passion for Rome: Art History M.A. Alumna Lindsay Maldari

A Passion for Rome: Art History M.A. Alumna Lindsay Maldari

Lindsay Maldari earned an M.A. in Art History from JCU in 2022 and is now working as project coordinator at Gustolab International's Borromini Institute.

Meet Business Administration Alumnus Kassym Kabylgali

Meet Business Administration Alumnus Kassym Kabylgali

Alumnus Kassym Kabylgali and his business partner Daniil Matskevich were featured in Forbes “30 Under 30 Kazakhstan” for their startup Squares.

Meet JCU Psychological Science Alumna Antonia Gomez

Meet JCU Psychological Science Alumna Antonia Gomez

Alumna Antonia Gomez graduated in 2022 with a B.A. in Psychological Science and is now pursuing a Doctorate in Occupational Therapy at the University of Southern California.

Unpacking Politics and Digital Humanities: Professor Bogdan Popescu

Unpacking Politics and Digital Humanities: Professor Bogdan Popescu

Professor Bogdan Popescu joined JCU’s Department of Political Science and International Affairs in Spring 2023. He holds a Ph.D. in Political Science from the University of Chicago.

Perseverance is Key: Alumnus Daniil Matskevich

Perseverance is Key: Alumnus Daniil Matskevich

Alumnus Daniil Matskevich graduated from JCU in 2019 with a B.A. in Marketing. In 2021, Daniil and his business partner were featured in Forbes "30 Under 30 Kazakhstan."

The Intersection of Race, Gender, and Environment: Professor Miriam Tola

The Intersection of Race, Gender, and Environment: Professor Miriam Tola

Professor Miriam Tola joined JCU's Department of Communication and Media Studies in 2023. She is passionate about gender, race, and environments in film and media.

Articulate Kindness: Meet Alumna Catharine Jacobs

Articulate Kindness: Meet Alumna Catharine Jacobs

Catharine Jacobs is a JCU alumna hailing from Maryland, U.S.A. She graduated in Spring 2023 with a B.A. in Psychological Science and a minor in Humanistic Studies.

Meet Study Abroad Student Khya Morton

Meet Study Abroad Student Khya Morton

Khya Morton is a Political Science major from the University of Notre Dame, Indiana. Khya studied abroad at JCU in the Spring 2023 semester.

Subverting the Norm: Alumna Greta Rauleac

Subverting the Norm: Alumna Greta Rauleac

Alumna Greta Rauleac is currently pursuing a Ph.D. in Sociology and Anthropology at the Central European University.

Embracing Change: Study Abroad Student Noah Spergel

Embracing Change: Study Abroad Student Noah Spergel

Noah Spergel is a rising senior at the University of Delaware. Noah studied abroad at JCU in the Spring 2023 semester, and he decided to return for an additional semester in Fall 2023.

A Runner at Heart: Meet Alumnus Nicholas Modlin

A Runner at Heart: Meet Alumnus Nicholas Modlin

Throughout his studies, Nicholas founded a small contractor business, coaching local high school runners, and developing his university’s first math tutoring center.

How Your Mind Works:  Meet Professor Elisa Puvia

How Your Mind Works: Meet Professor Elisa Puvia

Professor Elisa Puvia joined the JCU Department of Psychological and Social Sciences in 2022. She holds a Ph.D. in Cognitive Psychology from the University of Padua.