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Art as a Mirror of Our Times: Alumna Alessia Buonopane

Art as a Mirror of Our Times: Alumna Alessia Buonopane

Alumna Alessia Buonopane graduated from JCU in 2021 with a degree in International Affairs and a minor in Art History.

Stimulating Change: Student Manuela Barroso

Stimulating Change: Student Manuela Barroso

Meet Manuela Barroso, a JCU student majoring in International Affairs and International Business. Manuela is a Resident Assistant at JCU and a member of Model United Nations.

A Liberal Arts Approach to Business: Director Silvia Carnini Pulino

A Liberal Arts Approach to Business: Director Silvia Carnini Pulino

Professor Silvia Carnini Pulino joined the JCU Business Administration Department in 2002, and she was recently appointed Director of the Frank J. Guarini School of Business.

The Science of Creativity: Professor Carola Salvi

The Science of Creativity: Professor Carola Salvi

Meet Carola Salvi, a visiting professor at John Cabot University, where she teaches Science of Creativity and Introduction to Neuroscience.

Meet JCU Head Counselor Carolina Meucci

Meet JCU Head Counselor Carolina Meucci

Carolina Meucci is from Pistoia, a small town near Florence. She started working at JCU in 2008, and she is currently Head Counselor.

A Sustainability Mindset: Student Josephine Gravatt

A Sustainability Mindset: Student Josephine Gravatt

Born and raised in New York, Josephine Gravatt is pursuing a B.A. in International Business with minors in Communications and Entrepreneurship. In Fall 2022, Josephine won the Triggering Change Competition with her pitch “Triggering Change for the Computer Crisis.”

The Dynamics of International Politics: Student Betselot Dejene

The Dynamics of International Politics: Student Betselot Dejene

Betselot Dejene was born and raised in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. When she was 16, she moved to the U.S. to attend boarding school. After graduating high school, Betselot moved to Italy to attend JCU. She is currently pursuing a B.A. in International Affairs with a minor in Legal Studies.

Building New Modes of Coexistence: Alumna Marija Rakovic

Building New Modes of Coexistence: Alumna Marija Rakovic

Marija Rakovic hails from Serbia and graduated from JCU in 2021 with a double B.A. in Communications and International Affairs. She is currently pursuing an M.A. in Transnational Governance at the European University Institute in Florence. Marija recently published “Morse for Dragons,” her first short fiction work.

Professor Michèle Favorite on the Benefits of an International Undergraduate Experience

Professor Michèle Favorite on the Benefits of an International Undergraduate Experience

Born and raised in Naples, Professor Michèle Favorite attended Brown University in the United States. She holds a Ph.D. in International Relations from the University of Oxford. Professor Favorite currently teaches Business and Communications and is also Associate Director of Italian Admissions.

Four Siblings at JCU: Meet the Di Maggios

Four Siblings at JCU: Meet the Di Maggios

Born and raised in a small town in Puglia to a British mother and Italian father, the Di Maggio siblings, Domizia, Giordano, Jonathan, and Tiberia, all attended JCU.

Finance the Future: International Business Student Lynch Ainsley Gonzales Sariola

Finance the Future: International Business Student Lynch Ainsley Gonzales Sariola

Lynch Ainsley Gonzales Sariola is currently pursuing a B.A. in International Business with a minor in Entrepreneurship. She is Vice President of the Business Society, Chief of Staff of Student Government, and a member of the Asian Culture Club.

Meet Study Abroad Student Benjamin Klein

Meet Study Abroad Student Benjamin Klein

Benjamin Klein is a freshman from Nashua, New Hampshire, majoring in Business Administration at the University of Delaware. Benjamin studied abroad at John Cabot University in Fall 2022.

Art About Food: Alumna Kiriko Mechanicus

Art About Food: Alumna Kiriko Mechanicus

Alumna Kiriko Mechanicus graduated from JCU in 2018 with a B.A. in History and a minor in Communications. Kiriko was recently invited to write and recite a Dutch-Italian poem in an event in honor of the Dutch state visit of Italian President Sergio Mattarella.

Taking Independence to a New Level: Study Abroad Student Abbey Buetow

Taking Independence to a New Level: Study Abroad Student Abbey Buetow

Abbey Buetow is a freshman from Northeastern University, who is majoring in International Affairs and International Business, with a concentration in Global Business and Strategy. Abbey studied abroad at JCU in Fall 2022.

Mastering Marketing: Professor Alessandro Feri

Mastering Marketing: Professor Alessandro Feri

Marketing Professor Alessandro Feri joined JCU’s Department of Business Administration in Fall 2022. In Spring 2023, Professor Feri is teaching Principles of Marketing, Integrated Marketing Communications, and International Marketing.

A Passion for the Classics: Alumna Elena Catalina Sirbu

A Passion for the Classics: Alumna Elena Catalina Sirbu

Originally from Romania but raised in Italy, Elena Catalina Sirbu graduated from JCU in 2021 with a double B.A. in International Affairs and Classical Studies. Elena is currently pursuing an M.Phil. in Classics at Trinity College Dublin.

Meet Political Science Student Elizabeth Santina Paresi

Meet Political Science Student Elizabeth Santina Paresi

Elizabeth Santina Paresi was raised in Seattle and now lives in Portland. Santina is pursuing a B.A. in Political Science with minors in Communications and Creative Writing. She is part of JCU’s Student Government and is also a Student Ambassador.

Meet Transfer Student Kathryn Williams

Meet Transfer Student Kathryn Williams

Kathryn Williams is a senior majoring in Communications. In Fall 2022, Kathryn interned at the JCU Web Communications Office.

Meet Art History M.A. Alumna Odette Lopez

Meet Art History M.A. Alumna Odette Lopez

Odette Lopez graduated from JCU with an M.A. in Art History in 2021. After graduation, Odette became Director of the Museum of Contemporary Art of the Americas in Miami, a position she held until January 2023. She is currently planning to pursue her Ph.D. in Classical Art and Archaeology.

Futurist Food: Meet M.A. Student Lea Ramaswamy

Futurist Food: Meet M.A. Student Lea Ramaswamy

Hailing from Pune, India, Lea Ramaswamy is currently pursuing an M.A. in Art History at JCU after graduating from the University with a B.A. in Art History in 2021.