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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.

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”

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.

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.

Trustee Ali Reza Arabnia Named “Cavaliere del Lavoro” by Italian President Giorgio Napolitano

Trustee Ali Reza Arabnia Named “Cavaliere del Lavoro” by Italian President Giorgio Napolitano

The title is conferred each year during the Italian Feast of the Republic to those citizens who have distinguished themselves for their innovative contributions to the country's economy.

President Franco Pavoncello Interviewed by BBC News

President Franco Pavoncello Interviewed by BBC News

John Cabot University President and professor of Political Science Franco Pavoncello was recently interviewed by the BBC News on the European Parliament elections in Italy.

President Pavoncello Welcomes Senator Lucio D’Ubaldo

President Pavoncello Welcomes Senator Lucio D’Ubaldo

President Pavoncello had the pleasure of welcoming Senator Lucio D'Ubaldo President of the ItaliaUSA Foundation, who was accompanied by the Secretary General of the Foundation.

Alumna Diletta Luminari to Begin a Master’s at Oxford University

Alumna Diletta Luminari to Begin a Master’s at Oxford University

Born in Rome, International Affairs alumna Diletta Luminari, Class of 2014, is on her way to a Master’s in Migration Studies at Oxford University.

Side by Side: JCU Professors William Pettit and Jochem Schoneveld

Side by Side: JCU Professors William Pettit and Jochem Schoneveld

The fourth and final exhibition in the series "Side by Side," curated by JCU Studio Art professor Serafino Monti, will be at the Galleria Monti & Company, from Tuesday, May 20 through Friday, May 30.

Isabella Clough Marinaro Named Professor of the Year by Class of 2014

Isabella Clough Marinaro Named Professor of the Year by Class of 2014

"Prof. Clough challenges students to produce their best work, supports them when things get difficult and above all else, inspires them to be better students and better people outside the classroom."