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JCU Continuing Education Students Create Marketing Strategy for ECOX 4D 

JCU Continuing Education Students Create Marketing Strategy for ECOX 4D 

One of the most recent achievements of JCU’s Continuing Education students was the proposal of a marketing strategy for the expansion of ECOX 4D, a  company that offers 4D and 5D ultrasounds.

Italy Starts 2020 Announces Winners of Best Start-Up Business Plan

Italy Starts 2020 Announces Winners of Best Start-Up Business Plan

John Cabot University held the 4th Edition of Italy Starts, a Peer-to-Peer Entrepreneurship Mentoring Program, for the first time completely in remote. This program is normally held in-person at JCU, but in true entrepreneurial spirit, the challenges presented by the Covid-19 emergency were met with an innovative response.

JCU International Think Tank: The Virtualization of Education, Training, and Work

JCU International Think Tank: The Virtualization of Education, Training, and Work

John Cabot University (JCU) has teamed up with New York University (NYU), City University of New York (CUNY), University of Buenos Aires (UBA), University of San Andres (UDESA), Nato Defense College (NDC), Politecnico di Torino (POLITO), Università di Pisa (UNIPI), Università di Comunicazione e Lingue (IULM), Roskilde University (RUC), and Aarhus Business School (Aarhus BSS) to create the think tank “The Virtualization of Education, Training, and Work.”

Disability as Opportunity: Meet JCU Alumna Dani Izzie

Disability as Opportunity: Meet JCU Alumna Dani Izzie

Alumna Dani Izzie earned her B.A. in English Literature at JCU in 2007. Dani’s blog Dani Izzie – Disability Lifestyle & Culture shares insights from her personal journey as a wheelchair user and seeks to dispel preconceived notions about disabled people. The documentary Dani's Twins, currently being filmed, will tell her story as one of the very few quadriplegics to give birth to twins.

Professor Kwame Phillips on Black Radical Thought in the 19th and 20th Centuries

Professor Kwame Phillips on Black Radical Thought in the 19th and 20th Centuries

John Cabot University Communications Professor Kwame Phillips co-authored a chapter in the book Futures of Black Radicalism (Verso, 2017). The other author is Dr. Shana L. Redmond, scholar and activist.

Prof. Eleonora Diamanti Part of Scientific Committee of International Conference on Night Studies

Prof. Eleonora Diamanti Part of Scientific Committee of International Conference on Night Studies

John Cabot University Communications Professor Eleonora Diamanti will be part of the scientific committee of the upcoming 1st International Conference on Night Studies, organized in Lisbon and held online on July 2-4, 2020.

Professor Lyal S. Sunga Co-authors Book Chapter on International Law and Terrorism

Professor Lyal S. Sunga Co-authors Book Chapter on International Law and Terrorism

JCU Political Science Professor Lyal S. Sunga co-authored a chapter in the second edition of the Research Handbook on International Law and Terrorism, with Dr. Ilaria Bottigliero, Director of Policy, Research and Learning at the International Development Law Organization (IDLO).

JCU Alumnus Daryush Arabnia is New Chairman, President and CEO of Geico Taikisha Group

JCU Alumnus Daryush Arabnia is New Chairman, President and CEO of Geico Taikisha Group

John Cabot University Trustee and alumnus Ali Reza Arabnia recently passed the baton of the Geico Taikisha Group to his son Daryush Arabnia, also a JCU graduate.

Carson McCullers: A Centenary Collection – Edited by Prof. Carlos Dews

Carson McCullers: A Centenary Collection – Edited by Prof. Carlos Dews

Carson McCullers in the World: A Centenary Conference, held at John Cabot University in July 2017, has led to the publication of a collection of essays on the American novelist. Carson McCullers: A Centenary Collection was edited by JCU's English Literature and Creative Writing Professor Carlos Dews, who is an authority on the life and work of the author.   

John Cabot University Launches Digital Diplomas

John Cabot University Launches Digital Diplomas

Starting with the Spring 2020 graduating class, John Cabot University has teamed up with Parchment, a digital credentials service, to offer digital diplomas. Graduates can now easily share their accomplishments with family, friends, and most importantly, potential employers in a way that is secure, efficient, and verifiable. 

(How) Will We Vote? Questions and Doubts on November 3rd Election

(How) Will We Vote? Questions and Doubts on November 3rd Election

The Guarini Institute for Public Affairs hosted a roundtable discussion (in remote) called (How) Will We Vote? Questions and Doubts About The November 3rd Election, on June 11, 2020.

JCU Professor Stefan Lorenz Sorgner on Posthuman Philosophies 

JCU Professor Stefan Lorenz Sorgner on Posthuman Philosophies 

JCU Philosophy Professor Stefan Lorenz Sorgner was invited to write an article on posthuman philosophies for the most recent issue of the Italian magazine 'Civiltà delle macchine.'

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. 

Easier Said than Done: Prof. Daniel Roy Connelly Directs 13 New Online Monologues

Easier Said than Done: Prof. Daniel Roy Connelly Directs 13 New Online Monologues

The English Theatre of Rome is proud to present 13 new original monologues directed by Professor Daniel Roy Connelly. The monologues will be featured on The English Theatre of Rome Youtube channel every Monday and Thursday at 9 pm from June  through mid-July.

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.