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JCU Alumna Mari Yoko Hara Wins Prestigious Rome Prize in Art History

JCU Alumna Mari Yoko Hara Wins Prestigious Rome Prize in Art History

Mari Yoko Hara, who earned her B.A. in Art History at John Cabot University, won the two-year pre-doctoral Rome Prize of the American Academy in Rome for 2012-2014 and is currently in residence at the Academy as a Rome Prize Fellow.

Professor Anna Tuck-Scala Reviews Il Borghese e l’Antico Exhibition

Professor Anna Tuck-Scala Reviews Il Borghese e l’Antico Exhibition

The European Architectural History Network promotes the exchange of knowledge among scholars all over the world on the history of architecture in Europe.

Professor Carlos Dews to Co-write Two Novels with Award-Winning Mystery Author S.J. Rozan

Professor Carlos Dews to Co-write Two Novels with Award-Winning Mystery Author S.J. Rozan

The two authors recently signed a two-book deal with Penguin/Blue Rider.

JCU’s Institute in International Communication Debates Politics, Money and Social Media

JCU’s Institute in International Communication Debates Politics, Money and Social Media

On Wednesday, July 11, students, faculty and alumni came together to debate the role of money in enhancing and distorting political communication, in the first of the JCU Institute in International Communication's Summer 2012 series of events.

Professor Lopez Presents His Latest Book The Media Ecosystem

Professor Lopez Presents His Latest Book The Media Ecosystem

JCU Communications Professor Antonio Lopez today gave a special presentation of his latest book "The Media Ecosystem" (Evolver Editions) at San Francisco's Alexander Book Company.

Joyce Carol Oates Interviewed by Two Major Italian Newspapers

Joyce Carol Oates Interviewed by Two Major Italian Newspapers

Ms. Oates was recently interviewed by two major Italian newspapers, La Stampa and Il Messaggero.

Pinhole Photography Class Brings Students Back to the Basics

Pinhole Photography Class Brings Students Back to the Basics

Can you take a photograph with a cola can? What about a coffee can? Or, a small paper box? Professor Bill Pettit's Pinhole Photography class can and did during John Cabot University's Summer Session I in Rome.

John Cabot University Announces Italy Writes 2012 Italy Writes

John Cabot University Announces Italy Writes 2012 Italy Writes

On June 21st, JCU Summer 2012 Writer in Residence Joyce Carol Oates and Professor of English Carlos Dews welcomed a crowd of high school students and members of the JCU Community in the Aula Magna Regina for the first Italy Writes Creative Writing Contest Awards Ceremony.

JCU 2012 Summer International Communications Institute Calendar of Events

JCU 2012 Summer International Communications Institute Calendar of Events

The Institute in International Communications presents its calendar of events for the summer of 2012. The events include three panel discussions on various topics relating to political communication, as well as the annual Cicero Speech contest.

Italy Writes 2012 Finalists Announced!

Italy Writes 2012 Finalists Announced!

John Cabot University's Institute for Creative Writing and Literary Translation, together with the International Writing Program at the University of Iowa, are honored to announce the Italy Writes 2012 finalists.

La Repubblica.it Praises JCU Poet-in-Residence Billy Collins’ Reading

La Repubblica.it Praises JCU Poet-in-Residence Billy Collins’ Reading

US Poet Laureate from 2001 to 2003, Billy Collins has achieved critical acclaim and wide popularity in the US and has been described as "the most popular poet in America" by the New York Times.

Professor Salvatore and Fashion Retailing Students Visit Stores in Rome Center

Professor Salvatore and Fashion Retailing Students Visit Stores in Rome Center

Summer Session I students taking MKT 355 - Fashion Retailing were recently involved in an on-site lecture and assignment visiting leading fashion stores in Rome city centre. The group was led by Professor Antonella Salvatore, Business Administration Professor and Coordinator of JCU's Career Services Center.

Professor Vanda Wilcox Interviewed on Italian Football Betting Scandal

Professor Vanda Wilcox Interviewed on Italian Football Betting Scandal

JCU Professor of History Vanda Wilcox was recently interviewed by Vatican Radio  on the topic the latest scandals that have hit the Italian football world. With just days before the start of the 2012 European Championships, a number of players have been involved in criminal investigations over illegal betting activities.

Professor Geoghegan Hosts Workshop for Italian High School Students

Professor Geoghegan Hosts Workshop for Italian High School Students

John Cabot University welcomed students from Liceo Isacco Newton, along with their professors Cinzia Cetraro and Roberto Ingravalle, for an all-day Creative Writing Workshop, hosted by JCU professor Elizabeth Geoghegan.

Italian Minister Giulio Terzi di Sant’Agata Awarded Honorary Degree

Italian Minister Giulio Terzi di Sant’Agata Awarded Honorary Degree

John Cabot University was pleased to award an honorary degree to Italian Foreign Minister Giulio Terzi di Sant'Agata in a special convocation on May 15, 2012.