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JCU African Cultural Club Debunks Stereotypes About the Black Community

JCU African Cultural Club Debunks Stereotypes About the Black Community

The JCU ACC hosted a Zoom round table discussion open to all the JCU students and faculty, on October 1. Among the stereotypes discussed were colorism and gender roles.

The Power of Words: Student Janet Kimani

The Power of Words: Student Janet Kimani

Student Janet Kimani recently published an article called “Racial Trauma: Should it Be Given More Recognition in the Mental Health Sphere?” on The New Global Order.

JCU Students and Alumni Shine at First Edition of MAXXI Video Essay Film Festival

JCU Students and Alumni Shine at First Edition of MAXXI Video Essay Film Festival

Two John Cabot University students and a JCU alumna participated in the first edition of the Video Essay Film Festival held at MAXXI, a national museum of contemporary art and architecture located in Rome, on July 7, 2020.  

Meet Class of 2020 Valedictorian Jacopo Olmo Antinori

Meet Class of 2020 Valedictorian Jacopo Olmo Antinori

John Cabot University’s Vice President and Dean of Academic Affairs Mary Merva is pleased to announce the Valedictorian for the Class of 2020, Jacopo Olmo Antinori.

Visibility and Representation: Student Micayla Mirabella

Visibility and Representation: Student Micayla Mirabella

Hailing from New Jersey, Micayla Mirabella is a senior majoring in Communications (Class of 2020). She recently won the Albert Walker Fuller Prize in Communication with her piece called Visibility and Support: A Letter.

REGENERATION Expanded Cinema Student Exhibit: May 8

REGENERATION Expanded Cinema Student Exhibit: May 8

The students of Expanded Cinema have explored approaches to listening, observing, and recording through audiovisual projects that intermix documentary, fiction, and abstract modes of filmmaking. In response to the current pandemic, these final student videos investigate the idea of Regeneration during a time of quarantine through their understanding of expanded cinema.

Virtual Admitted Students Day Celebrates Class of 2024

Virtual Admitted Students Day Celebrates Class of 2024

On Saturday, April 18, 2020, the John Cabot University Admissions Office hosted its second Admitted Students Day. This year, we celebrated the incoming class of 2024 virtually on Zoom with a total of 79 accepted students tuning in from countries around the world, including Bolivia, Ecuador, Italy, Namibia, Poland, and the United States.

From JCU to Columbia School of Journalism: Congratulations Eleonora Francica

From JCU to Columbia School of Journalism: Congratulations Eleonora Francica

Senior Eleonora Francica is from Albano Laziale, near Rome. An International Affairs major and Philosophy minor, she is headed to the Columbia School of Journalism, where she was the only Italian admitted to the Master of Science program for the 2020-2021 academic year.

Make International the Norm: JCU Student Camila Mosier

Make International the Norm: JCU Student Camila Mosier

Camila Mosier was born and raised in El Paso, Texas. She moved to Rome in 2018 to study International Affairs with a minor in Legal Studies at John Cabot University. 

JCU Professor Cornelia Lauf Creates Artist Residency in Sicily

JCU Professor Cornelia Lauf Creates Artist Residency in Sicily

Cornelia Lauf, Visiting Professor of Art History at JCU recently created the Pernice Artist Residency in Sicily. Based in Monreale, near Palermo, Sicily, the Residence is located on the grounds of the Masseria Pernice, an ancient vineyard and farm run by artist Paolo Sallier de La Tour, whose family has been in the wine business for centuries.  

Sulwe Project: A Valentine’s Day Filled with Diversity and Inclusivity

Sulwe Project: A Valentine’s Day Filled with Diversity and Inclusivity

Two volunteers from the JCU Africans in the World Cultural Club (AWCC) participated in the launch of Sulwe on February 14.

“La Cura Della Bellezza”: Art as a Form of Therapy

“La Cura Della Bellezza”: Art as a Form of Therapy

JCU's Julia Del Papa presented the street art project "La Cura della Bellezza" on February 4, 2020 at the municipal library in Corviale (Rome).

Welcome to Spring 2020 Semester at JCU

Welcome to Spring 2020 Semester at JCU

The John Cabot University community is pleased to welcome new and returning students to our Spring 2020 semester. There are about 1290 enrolled undergraduate freshmen, transfers, study abroad students, gap year students, and freshmen abroad.

Taking the Leap: Student Micah Hinnergardt

Taking the Leap: Student Micah Hinnergardt

Micah Hinnergardt is an International Affairs senior from Pennsylvania. She is one of the recipients of the America Award, granted to her in October 2019.

Student Demetrio Iannone Publishes Essay on Populism and Climate Change

Student Demetrio Iannone Publishes Essay on Populism and Climate Change

Demetrio Iannone is a double major from Crotone. His essay on populism and climate has recently been published on the Kathimerini English Edition newspaper.