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Dean Mary Merva Speaks on Empowering Women in the Euro-Mediterranean Region at International Forum

Dean Mary Merva Speaks on Empowering Women in the Euro-Mediterranean Region at International Forum

On June 26, 2014, JCU Vice President and Dean of Academic Affairs Mary Merva spoke at the international forum "For a New Euro-Mediterranean: Perspectives for Cooperation, Integration, and Development".

Meet Alumna Eva Paunova from Bulgaria, One of Europe’s Youngest MPs

Meet Alumna Eva Paunova from Bulgaria, One of Europe’s Youngest MPs

On May 25th, John Cabot University alumna Eva Paunova from Bulgaria became one of the youngest MEPs elected to the European Parliament.

JCU Community Service Concludes Summer Session with Gelato for Volunteers

JCU Community Service Concludes Summer Session with Gelato for Volunteers

Eight students were awarded with Community Service Certificates in recognition of their volunteer work this summer.

Joshua Rivkin Shares his Poetry with the JCU Community

Joshua Rivkin Shares his Poetry with the JCU Community

On Tuesday, June 17, the JCU Institute for Creative Writing and Literary Translation welcomed Joshua Rivkin for a poetry reading.

JCU Creative Writing Institute Hosts Ceremony for 2014 Italy Writes

JCU Creative Writing Institute Hosts Ceremony for 2014 Italy Writes

On June 19, John Cabot University and the Institute for Creative Writing and Literary Translation welcomed the finalists of the Italy Writes Creative Writing Competition.

Featured Professor: Antonio Lopez

Featured Professor: Antonio Lopez

Communications professor Antonio Lopez is a leading international expert of media education with a research focus on sustainability.

InVerse Festival Brings Contemporary Italian Poetry to JCU

InVerse Festival Brings Contemporary Italian Poetry to JCU

Poets, translators, and poetry enthusiasts gathered together on the evening of June 11 in JCU's Lemon Tree Courtyard for the seventh edition of InVerse - Italian Poets in Translation.

Professors Rensmann and Abdolmohammadi Publish in Washington Post

Professors Rensmann and Abdolmohammadi Publish in Washington Post

Prof. Lars Rensmann and Prof. Pejman Abdolmohammadi published the article "Soccer breeds nationalism and anti-regime protests in Iran."

Communications Student Giacomo Sproccati Wins “Best Speaker” Award

Communications Student Giacomo Sproccati Wins “Best Speaker” Award

JCU senior Giacomo Sproccati recently joined Toastmasters, an international organization in which participants develop their speaking and leadership skills.

JCU Welcomes President of Eastern Tennessee State University, Brian Nolan

JCU Welcomes President of Eastern Tennessee State University, Brian Nolan

President Nolan, who was accompanied by ETSU Professor DJ Roberts-Jessee, met with JCU President Franco Pavoncello and Vice President and Dean of Academic Affairs Mary Merva in order to discuss the recently launched collaboration agreement between the two universities.

JCU Hosts Conference “Rethinking Political Catholicism: Empirical and Normative Perspectives.”

JCU Hosts Conference “Rethinking Political Catholicism: Empirical and Normative Perspectives.”

For two days nearly fifty scholars from Europe, the United States and the Middle East presented new research on the current practice and future possibilities of political Catholicism in Italy and elsewhere.

Meet JCU’s Summer 2014 Visiting Professors

Meet JCU’s Summer 2014 Visiting Professors

John Cabot University is fortunate to have many distinguished visiting professors who will be teaching in our two summer sessions

Media and Revolts: Egypt, Syria and Ukraine

Media and Revolts: Egypt, Syria and Ukraine

On June 5, 2014 ISPI (Istituto per gli studi di politica internazionale), as part of a series of encounters focusing on the role and modes of intervention of social media and communicative technologies on a variety of political processes, hosted a round table entitled “Media e Rivolte: Egitto, Siria e Ucraina”

President Pavoncello Interviewed by WSJ and Xinhua English News

President Pavoncello Interviewed by WSJ and Xinhua English News

President Pavoncello is a frequent media commentator on Italian politics.

Creative Writing Institute Welcomes Writer in Residence Tyler Dilts

Creative Writing Institute Welcomes Writer in Residence Tyler Dilts

John Cabot University welcomed author Tyler Dilts as this year's Writer in Residence at the 5th Annual Summer Institute for Creative Writing and Literary Translation, held from May 19th to June 20th.