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John Cabot University Board of Trustees Extends President Pavoncello’s Mandate

At its recent meeting in New York City, the Board of Trustees of John Cabot University voted to extend President Franco Pavoncello’s mandate until June 2023.

English Department Showcases Faculty Creative Writing Talent

The JCU community had a chance to listen to creative writing by a group of talented authors who teach in the University's Department of English Language and Literature on April 24th.

John Cabot University Receives 2.5 Million Dollar Donation from Hon. Frank J. Guarini

President Franco Pavoncello is pleased to announce that the Hon. Frank J. Guarini, beloved Chairman Emeritus of the JCU Board of Trustees, has donated $ 2,500,000.00 for the creation of a Business School at John Cabot University. 

Exploring Christianity in the Later Roman Empire: Michelle Berenfeld

On April 17th, 2018 John Cabot University Department of Art History and Studio Art organized a public lecture called “At Home in the City: Community, Class, and Christianity in the Later Roman Empire.” The guest speaker was Michelle Berenfeld, Professor of Classical Archeology at Pitzer College.

A Tale of Two Cultures: English Literature Student Marina Traylor

Born and raised in Rome, Marina Traylor (class of 2019) is an English Literature major and International Affairs minor. Currently, she is the president of the Women’s Leadership Initiative.

John Cabot University Hosts Rome Nietzsche Workshop

At the “Rome Nietzsche Workshop” held at JCU, ten scholars discussed their current research on Nietzsche’s ethics and criticisms of morality, his conceptions of reality, emotions, the soul, and “will to power,” and his relations to Hume, Kant, and Schopenhauer on March 30th and 31st.

JCU Professor Antonella Salvatore Publishes Book on Italian Work Culture

JCU Professor Antonella Salvatore has recently published her new book on the work culture in Italy Stressati o sdraiati? Solo in cerca di lavoro (Stressed or Lazy? Just Looking for a Job) published by Franco Angeli.

Spring 2018 Career Fair: Fostering Work Culture among JCU Students

John Cabot University hosted the Spring 2018 Career Fair, featuring 71 business representatives and 127 participants among students and graduates, on Friday, April 13. Over 400 job interviews were conducted during the event.

JCU Africans in the World Cultural Club Presents African Art Gallery

The Africans in the World Cultural Club hosted its first African Art Gallery event at John Cabot University on Thursday, April 12, 2018.

Mapping the Megalopolis: Security and Solidarity on Mexico City’s Periphery

The Department of Economics and Social Sciences presented the lecture “Mapping the Megalopolis - Security and Solidarity on Mexico City's Periphery” on March 19th. The guest speakers were Jennifer L. Johnson, Associate Professor of Sociology at Kenyon College, and Shannan N. Mattiace, Professor of Political Science and International Studies at Allegheny College.

John Cabot University Student Film Showcase 2018

Student Film Showcase organized by the John Cabot University Department of Communications and the Digital Media Lab took place on April 19, 2018. The event was hosted Professor Brian Thomson, Coordinator of the Digital Media Lab. The event featured 15 short films recently produced by JCU students and staff.

From Adam Smith to Venture Capitalism: Flavia Di Mario at JCU

The Department of History and Humanities and the JCU Institute for Entrepreneurship welcomed Flavia Di Mario on March 27th for a lecture titled “The 'Invisible Hand' of Economy: from Adam Smith to Venture Capitalism.”

Service Learning Welcomes Giovanni Visone from Intersos Humanitarian Organization

The JCU Service Learning Project welcomed Giovanni Visone, Head of Communications and Fundraising at Intersos to Professor Salvatore’s course “Made in Italy: the Italian Business Environment” on Wednesday, April 11.

Professor Sorgner Judges at the Austrian Governmental Award Patent 2018

JCU Philosophy Professor Stefan Lorenz Sorgner was invited to being a jury member by the Austrian patent agency to vote for the most innovative inventions of 2018.

Professor Vanda Wilcox Edits Italy in the Era of the Great War

Professor Vanda Wilcox has published a new edited collection of 18 essays entitled "Italy in the Era of the Great War" (Brill, 2018).

JCU Communications Professors Participate in International Journalism Festival

On April 12, JCU Communications professors Donatella Della Ratta and Marco Ferrari participated in the International Festival of Journalism in Perugia, Italy.