Award News

Author Jhumpa Lahiri, JCU 2013 Writer in Residence, to Receive National Humanities Medal

The award ceremony will take place on Thursday, September 10, and will be conferred by President Barack Obama.

Faculty Development Funds Support John Cabot University’s Outstanding Professors

Faculty Development funds have been supported by a generous donation from the Paul and Maxine Frohring Foundation and have been awarded to professors for research and professional projects during the 2014-2015 academic year.

Congratulations Winners of Italy Writes 2015

John Cabot University and the Institute for Creative Writing and Literary Translation, together with the International Writing Program at the University of Iowa, are honored to present the winners of the 4th Annual Italy Writes Creative Writing Competition. We thank all high school students and their teachers for their participation.

John Cabot University Press Announces Publication of “Extravagance and Three Other Plays” by Dacia Maraini

A book presentation with Dacia Maraini and James Schwarten is planned for the 2015-2016 academic year.

JCU Presents Summer School on Human Rights with UNICRI

Application Deadline to the Summer School of Human Rights has been extended to June 24.

The Institute for Creative Writing and Literary Translation Hosts Author Matthew Kneale

On Wednesday, June 3, the JCU Institute for Creative Writing and Literary Translation was pleased to host author Matthew Kneale for a reading of excerpts from several of his works, including ‘An Atheist’s History of Belief, and ‘English Passengers.’

What’s Next for the Class of 2015? Meet Nine of our Recent Graduates

Now that the Class of 2015 has graduated, see where nine of them are headed next.

Congratulations to Class of 2015 Valedictorians Loredana Mihani and Stanislav Rudoi!

For the first time in the history of John Cabot University we have two Valedictorians: Loredana Mihani and Stanislav Rudoi.

Commencement 2015 Special Guests: Ambassador Phillips and Author Dacia Maraini

The Class of 2015, with its 148 students representing 27 countries, is the largest in JCU history. The University’s 43rd ceremony will take place at the Villa Aurelia on the Janiculum Hill overlooking the city of Rome.

John Cabot University Celebrates 2015 Student Award Ceremony

President Franco Pavoncello, Vice President and Dean Mary Merva, and Vice President Andrea Giummarra praised this year's group of winners, not just for their impressive academic achievements, but also for the many ways in which they have contributed to the growth of John Cabot University.

JCU and UNICRI Present Summer School on Human Rights

This year, the session will run from July 6 to 10 and the topic will be Self-Determination, Group Rights and Individual Rights.

Professor Dews Receives Award for Italy Reads from the National Association of Italian School Principals

JCU professor Carlos Dews, founder and Director of the Italy Reads program was awarded the Premio Romei for commitment to the education of younger generations by the Italian National Association of School Principals and Professors

Professor Elizabeth Geoghegan Wins Two Solas Awards for Best Travel Writing

Professor Elizabeth Geoghegan Wins Two Solas Awards for Best Travel Writing.

Professor Daniel Roy Connelly Wins Cúirt New Writing Prize for Poetry

English Language and Literature and Theater Professor Daniel Roy Connelly has won the 2015 Cúirt New Writing Daniel Roy ConnellyPrize for poetry.

Professor Daniel Roy Connelly Selected as Finalist for the Aesthetica Creative Writing Award

English Language and Literature and Theater Professor Daniel Roy Connelly has been selected as one of 60 finalists in the international Aesthetica Creative Writing Award that attracted thousands of entries from writers across the world.