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Frankenreads: JCU Takes Part in Global Celebration of Mary Shelley’s Novel

Frankenreads: JCU Takes Part in Global Celebration of Mary Shelley’s Novel

During the month of October, John Cabot University will be exploring the extraordinary afterlife of Shelley’s creation through our participation in Frankenreads– a worldwide celebration of the novel.

All the Way to Italy: Alumna Flavia Brunetti Presents First Novel

All the Way to Italy: Alumna Flavia Brunetti Presents First Novel

Flavia Brunetti presented her newly published book 'All the Way to Italy- A Modern Tale of Homecoming Through Generations Past' at John Cabot University on September 26, 2018. Born just outside of Rome but raised in the United States, Flavia attended John Cabot and graduated in 2009 with a degree in Political Science.

Professor Stefan Sorgner Recognized Internationally for Work in Transhumanism

Professor Stefan Sorgner Recognized Internationally for Work in Transhumanism

JCU philosophy professor Stefan Lorenz Sorgner's work in transhumanism has been recognized internationally in the past few months.  Forbes magazine recently published an article on the “Ethics of Transhumanism,” which illustrates Sorgner's philosophical reflections.

Professor Silvia Scarpa Assesses Respect of OSCE Commitments on Human Trafficking by Italy

Professor Silvia Scarpa Assesses Respect of OSCE Commitments on Human Trafficking by Italy

Professor Silvia Scarpa was recently asked to do an independent evaluation of the implementation by Italy of the OSCE (Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe) Commitments in the field of human trafficking.  The results were published in a report commissioned by the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs to the Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna of Pisa.

Populism and Secessionism: a Talk by Professor Guillermo Graíño Ferrer 

Populism and Secessionism: a Talk by Professor Guillermo Graíño Ferrer 

John Cabot University welcomed Professor Guillermo Graíño Ferrer as a guest speaker in the Rome Political Theory Colloquium on September 17, 2018. The event was co-sponsored by the Department of Political Science and International Affairs and the Department of History and Humanities.

The Role of Youth in a Fake News World: JCU Welcomes Judy Muller and George Lewis

The Role of Youth in a Fake News World: JCU Welcomes Judy Muller and George Lewis

What is the role of youth in a fake news world? On September 13, JCU Visiting Professor Deanna Lee discussed this topic with Judy Muller, Professor Emeritus, USC Annenberg School of Communication and Journalism, and long-time ABC News, CBS News and NPR national correspondent and columnist, and 40-year NBC News correspondent George Lewis.

Driven by Passion: Screenwriter Simon Hunter on the Life Cycle of a Film

Driven by Passion: Screenwriter Simon Hunter on the Life Cycle of a Film

The lecture, called “How to Make a Movie: from Idea generation to Product” focused on the practice of filmmaking including the marketing process both for independent films and Hollywood blockbusters.

Writing as a Necessity: Alumna Claudia Delicato Publishes Her First Novel

Writing as a Necessity: Alumna Claudia Delicato Publishes Her First Novel

Claudia Delicato, from Rome, graduated in 2015 with a degree in International Affairs and a minor in Art History. Claudia will present her first novel, Una Cena (Castelvecchi), in Rome on October 24.

JCU Presents 2018 Distinguished Alumni Award to Elisabetta Fabri

JCU Presents 2018 Distinguished Alumni Award to Elisabetta Fabri

John Cabot University is pleased to announce that Elisabetta Fabri is the recipient of the 2018 Distinguished Alumni Award.  The Distinguished Alumni Award is conferred upon an alumnus/a who has demonstrated a steady growth of excellence in his/her career and leadership within his/her respective field. 

JCU Hosts Two Events to Connect Academia with the Job Market

JCU Hosts Two Events to Connect Academia with the Job Market

On Friday, September 14, John Cabot University will present two events to foster the collaboration between the academic world and the job market, while contributing to the professional development of JCU students and graduates.

Professor Alina Sorgner: Building Belonging in a Rapidly Changing World

Professor Alina Sorgner: Building Belonging in a Rapidly Changing World

Professor Sorgner delivered a talk on “Digitalization, Gender Equality, and Individual Data Capital: Is there a new Gender Bias?” in which she brought attention to the importance of individual data capital as a potential source of inequalities in the digital era.

Professor Eszter Salgò on the Sacralization of Politics in India

Professor Eszter Salgò on the Sacralization of Politics in India

Professor Eszter Salgò recently delivered a paper at the conference dedicated to studying the link between aesthetics and politics at the École Normale Supérieure in Paris.

JCU Kicks Off Fall 2018 With Record Number of Students

JCU Kicks Off Fall 2018 With Record Number of Students

The John Cabot University community is pleased to kick off Fall 2018 by welcoming the largest student cohort in JCU history. There are over 1500 enrolled undergraduate freshmen, transfer students, study abroad students, gap year students, and freshmen abroad.

The Future is Open Source: International Business Student Alessia Gozi

The Future is Open Source: International Business Student Alessia Gozi

Alessia Gozi is International Business major and Entrepreneurship minor student from Cesena, Italy (Class of 2020). She was a part of the team that won the Enactus national contest in Italy and will fly to Silicon Valley, California to represent John Cabot in the Fall at the Enactus Worldwide competition.

Paving the Road to Success: Alumna Fabrizia Lemmo

Paving the Road to Success: Alumna Fabrizia Lemmo

Fabrizia Maurizia Lemmo, from Rome, graduated in 2017 with a degree in Business Administration and a minor in Entrepreneurship. Fabrizia won first place in 2017 JCU’s Elevator Pitch competition and interned for BoxEventi Italia as well as the U.S. Embassy in Rome before landing a job as a Market Developer at Coca Cola HBC, where she currently works.