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Dacia Maraini Presents her Book “Extravagance and Three Other Plays”

Dacia Maraini Presents her Book “Extravagance and Three Other Plays”

On February 2, 2016 the Institute for Creative Writing and Literary Translation together with the Department of Modern Languages and Literature welcomed celebrated Italian author Dacia Maraini to present her book Extravagance and Three Other Plays, recently published by JCU Press.

Seven JCU Students Win Awards at Model United Nations Conference in Rome

Seven JCU Students Win Awards at Model United Nations Conference in Rome

A delegation from the JCU Model United Nations (MUN) Society attended the Rome MUN Conference on October 15 at the United Nation's Food and Agriculture Organization.

Jonas Carpignano’s Film “Mediterranea” Screened at John Cabot University

Jonas Carpignano’s Film “Mediterranea” Screened at John Cabot University

Mr. Carpignano's first feature film, "Mediterranea" had its world premiere at the 2015 Cannes Film Festival where it garnered rave reviews.

JCU Students Samantha Abear, Stefania Rojas, and Thomas Oswald Young IV Honored at the Italian Parliament

JCU Students Samantha Abear, Stefania Rojas, and Thomas Oswald Young IV Honored at the Italian Parliament

The Italy- USA Foundation is an independent institution that was established to honor and promote the friendship between Italians and Americans by playing a bipartisan public role on both sides of the Atlantic.

BAIA and John Cabot University Bring Best Entrepreneurial Practices to Italy

BAIA and John Cabot University Bring Best Entrepreneurial Practices to Italy

"It was an interesting experience. We got to work with CEOs and representatives of real businesses," commented senior Communications student Eleonora Biondo.

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

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 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

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

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

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

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

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!

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

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

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.