Academics News

Sorgner on Nietzschean Transhumanism

Sorgner on Nietzschean Transhumanism

JCU Philosophy Professor Stefan Sorgner was interviewed for German public television, following the speech he gave at the Global Initiative Symposium 2016 in Taiwan.

Poetry Reading: Aidan Fadden & Daniel Roy Connelly

Poetry Reading: Aidan Fadden & Daniel Roy Connelly

Aidan Fadden is a freelance editor, translator, and literary reviewer. A widely published poet and playwright, Daniel Roy Connelly lived in India, Bangladesh, the USA, Scotland, and China, before starting to teach at JCU.

Prof. Jens Koehler Attends International Conference in Germany

Prof. Jens Koehler Attends International Conference in Germany

From May 25th to May 29th, 2016, Jens Koehler from JCU's Department of Art History and Studio Art attended the international conference "Water during the Time of Frontinus," in Trier, Germany.

Women Writers and the Short Story: Tribute to Lucia Berlin

Women Writers and the Short Story: Tribute to Lucia Berlin

On May 30, 2016 the Institute for Creative Writing and Literary Translation presented a tribute to late American writer Lucia Berlin.

Welcome New Professor Dr. Seth N. Jaffe

Welcome New Professor Dr. Seth N. Jaffe

John Cabot University is pleased to welcome new professor of Political Science and Dr. Seth N. Jaffe International Affairs, Dr. Seth N. Jaffe, who will begin teaching in January 2017.

Meet Class of 2016 Valedictorian Silvia Bezzi

Meet Class of 2016 Valedictorian Silvia Bezzi

John Cabot University’s Vice President and Dean of Academic Affairs Mary Merva is pleased to announce the Valedictorian for the Class of 2016, Silvia Bezzi.

Prof. Argentieri About US-Cuba Relations

Prof. Argentieri About US-Cuba Relations

Last month, Political Science Professor Federigo Argentieri was invited to present his point of view regarding US-Cuba relations to the monthly meeting organized in a Roman hotel by Mediatrends America, an independent press association.

JCU’s Summer School on Migration and Human Rights

JCU’s Summer School on Migration and Human Rights

John Cabot University and the United Nations Interregional Crime and Justice Research Institute (UNICRI) are pleased to announce the fifth edition of the Summer School on Human Rights.

Professor Pal Belenyesi at St. Mary’s College

Professor Pal Belenyesi at St. Mary’s College

On Friday, May 6, 2016, Business Administration and Economics Professor Pal Belenyesi held a full-class lecture at St. Mary College, in California.

Prof. Paganini Publishes Article “Only School Remains Dumb”

Prof. Paganini Publishes Article “Only School Remains Dumb”

Professor Pietro Paganini teaches Business Administration at JCU. On April 30, 2016, Business Administration Professor Pietro Paganini published an article in the Italian daily newspaper La Stampa entitled: "Solo la scuola è rimasta stupida" ("Only School Remains Dumb").

JCU Alumnus Leonardo Quattrucci Published in “Il Sole 24 Ore” Blog

JCU Alumnus Leonardo Quattrucci Published in “Il Sole 24 Ore” Blog

Leonardo is the youngest policy adviser at the European Political Strategy Centre.

Learning Outside of the Classroom: JCU Community Service

Learning Outside of the Classroom: JCU Community Service

Through the Community Service Program, JCU students of all majors have the opportunity to make a positive impact on the local community while cultivating a sense of social responsibility, and experiencing personal growth.

JCU Alumna and Environmental Activist Zornitza Hadjitodorova Returns from International Antarctic Expedition

JCU Alumna and Environmental Activist Zornitza Hadjitodorova Returns from International Antarctic Expedition

Says Zornitza, "We must remember that, as Sir Robert Swan says, 'The greatest threat to our Planet is the belief that someone else will protect it'".

JCU Professor and Students Provide Image Palette for William Kentridge’s “Triumphs and Laments”

JCU Professor and Students Provide Image Palette for William Kentridge’s “Triumphs and Laments”

Rome's great new work of contemporary art was inaugurated on April 21, 2016.

Communications Senior Alessandro Ceschi Presents Short Film “Sally Abroad”

Communications Senior Alessandro Ceschi Presents Short Film “Sally Abroad”

"I experimented, which I think gives you the clearest path to creativity. It’s really important to keep experimenting."