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UN Reporting on Climate Change: A Talk with UNESCO’s Jan Lundius and Journalist Umar Manzoor Shah

UN Reporting on Climate Change: A Talk with UNESCO’s Jan Lundius and Journalist Umar Manzoor Shah

On March 27, 2024, two experts were invited to JCU for an online lecture/discussion on their findings on climate change.

Professor Vanda Wilcox Appointed Co-Editor of First World War Studies Journal

Professor Vanda Wilcox Appointed Co-Editor of First World War Studies Journal

JCU is pleased to announce that history professor Vanda Wilcox has been appointed as co-editor of First World War Studies, the only scholarly journal dedicated to WWI, published by Taylor & Francis.

Alumna Anna Bottinelli Featured in Christie’s Article on Influential Women in the Art World

Alumna Anna Bottinelli Featured in Christie’s Article on Influential Women in the Art World

Class of 2010 alumna Anna Bottinelli was featured in Christie’s article “6 influential women on building a more equitable art world and the trailblazers who inspire them,” published on March 27, 2024.

A Life-Changing Move: Student Sadie Dunham

A Life-Changing Move: Student Sadie Dunham

Originally from Ouray, Colorado, Sadie Dunham is a junior majoring in International Business and minoring in English Literature.

IFE Announces Winners of Spring 2024 Elevator Pitch Competition

IFE Announces Winners of Spring 2024 Elevator Pitch Competition

The JCU Institute for Entrepreneurship announced the winners of the Spring 2024 edition of the Elevator Pitch Competition.

JCU Launches Interuniversity Research Center on Transnational Technocultures (CRiTT)

JCU Launches Interuniversity Research Center on Transnational Technocultures (CRiTT)

John Cabot University is pleased to announce the establishment of CRiTT, an Interuniversity Research Center on Transnational Technocultures.

Italy Reads Announces Winners of Student Video Contest

Italy Reads Announces Winners of Student Video Contest

On March 21, John Cabot University’s Italy Reads announced the winners of the annual Student Video Contest.

Guarini Institute Presents “War in the Middle East: Regional and Global Perspectives”

Guarini Institute Presents “War in the Middle East: Regional and Global Perspectives”

The Guarini Institute for Public Affairs, along with the MA in International Affairs, hosted an event called "War in the Middle East: Regional and Global Perspectives."

JCU Welcomes Former UN Special Rapporteur on Trafficking in Persons Maria Grazia Giammarinaro

JCU Welcomes Former UN Special Rapporteur on Trafficking in Persons Maria Grazia Giammarinaro

JCU welcomed Maria Grazia Giammarinaro, former United Nations (UN) Special Rapporteur on Trafficking in Persons, for an event titled “The Concept of Exploitation Under International Law” on March 14th.

John Cabot University Presents “Feminist Futures:” A Celebration of International Women’s Day

John Cabot University Presents “Feminist Futures:” A Celebration of International Women’s Day

Coordinated by the Department of Psychological and Social Sciences, Feminist Futures was a day-long event of academic talks and live performances honoring the achievements of women across different fields.

Trustee Portia Prebys Receives Forum on Education Abroad’s Peter A. Wollitzer Advocacy Award

Trustee Portia Prebys Receives Forum on Education Abroad’s Peter A. Wollitzer Advocacy Award

John Cabot University is pleased to announce that Dr. Portia Prebys, Vice Chair of the JCU Board of Trustees, has received the Forum on Education Abroad's 2024 Peter A. Wollitzer Advocacy Award.

A Time to be Grateful: Student Vishwa Parmar

A Time to be Grateful: Student Vishwa Parmar

Vishwa Parmar is a student from India with a major in English Literature and minor in Communications and Art and Design.

Exploring Ancient Art: JCU’s MA in Art History Study Trip to Greece

Exploring Ancient Art: JCU’s MA in Art History Study Trip to Greece

Every year, John Cabot University students enrolled in the MA in Art History program have the opportunity to delve into Greek and Bronze Age cultural heritage, through a study trip to Greece during Spring break.

What If AI Became Less Racist Than Its Masters? JCU Welcomes Charles Tonderai Mudede

What If AI Became Less Racist Than Its Masters? JCU Welcomes Charles Tonderai Mudede

JCU welcomed Charles Tonderai Mudede for a talk entitled “What If AI Became Less Racist Than Its Masters,” on March 12, 2024.

JCU Kicks Off Spring 2024 Triggering Change Pitch Competition

JCU Kicks Off Spring 2024 Triggering Change Pitch Competition

On March 18, JCU kicked off the Triggering Change Pitch competition, aimed at fostering creative solutions for pressing global issues.

JCU to Welcome Rachel Cantor as Summer 2024 Writer in Residence

JCU to Welcome Rachel Cantor as Summer 2024 Writer in Residence

John Cabot University is pleased to announce that author Rachel Cantor will be the Summer 2024 Writer in Residence for the JCU Institute for Creative Writing and Literary Translation. 

Collective Impact: N.U.in Program Manager Louise Kennedy

Collective Impact: N.U.in Program Manager Louise Kennedy

Born in Ennis, Ireland, Louise Kennedy joined the JCU Staff in 2021 as the N.U.in Program Manager and is currently Vice President of the Staff Council.  

Combining your Passions: Student Federico Esposito

Combining your Passions: Student Federico Esposito

Born and raised in Rome, JCU student Federico Esposito is a senior majoring in International Affairs and minoring in Legal Studies

JCU Communication and Media Speaker Series Presents Deep Listening: The Story of Pauline Oliveros

JCU Communication and Media Speaker Series Presents Deep Listening: The Story of Pauline Oliveros

JCU’s Department of Communication and Media Studies organized a screening of Deep Listening: The Story of Pauline Oliveros, by producer and director Daniel Weintraub, on March 13, 2024.

Professor Michael Driessen and JCU Students Interviewed on Italian Television

Professor Michael Driessen and JCU Students Interviewed on Italian Television

On March 14, Professor Michael Driessen and a group of JCU students had the opportunity to participate in a segment of the RAI3 Italian TV show "Quante storie."