Communications News

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Professor Pierluigi Allotti Presents “Giornalisti di Regime” Book

On Monday, September 24th, Professor Pierluigi Allotti presented his book "Giornalisti di regime. La stampa italiana tra fascismo e antifascismo 1922-1948", which deals with the Italian press during the fascist regime.

Professor George Minot Publishes New Novel “Om Love”

Congratulations to Professor George Minot, whose new novel Om Love has been published by Random House! Om Love is a love story about a once-trendy artist who's lost his bearings and finds his life reinvigorated by his new yoga practice--and a certain barefooted yoga teacher.

JCU Students Visit Legendary Cinecittà Film Studios

On Monday, July 23, Professor Carl Burgchardt's "Cinematic Rome" class visited Cinecittà, one of the most important sites in the history of world filmmaking.

International Communications Institute Discusses Politics and Rhetoric

In the second of the John Cabot University Institute in International Communication's Summer 2012 series of events, participants examined the role of rhetoric in political agenda-setting and campaigns.

Chiara De Luca: From Naples to St Andrews University in Scotland

Read about JCU Graduate in Communications from Chiara De Luca and how her JCU experience helped her be accepted for an MA at St Andrews University!

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

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.

Faculty Development Funds Awarded for the Academic Year 2011-2012

JCU Vice President and Academic Dean Mary Merva is pleased to report that JCU faculty development funds continue to support the professional development of an outstanding group of faculty.

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.

40th Anniversary’s Commencement Largest in JCU History

On May 14th, John Cabot University held the 40th Commencement exercises in its history, celebrating the Class of 2012 at the wonderful Villa Aurelia, home of the American Academy in Rome and located on the city's Janiculum Hill, overlooking Rome's historic center and the Trastevere neighborhood.

From JCU to UNESCO in Bangkok: Alumna Sara Gabai Tells her Story

"Looking back on the years I spent at JCU, I can say that they were the best and most enriching years of my life. The diversity of students, the expertise of my professors, the feeling of community, and the friendships I made really shaped my personal and professional life." - Sara Gabai

Professor Antonio Lopez Published in Essay Anthologies

John Cabot University Lecturer in Communications Antonio Lopez has recently been published in two essay anthologies dealing with media education and alternatives to the current monetary system respectively.

2012 JCU Student Award Winners Announced!

John Cabot University held its annual student award ceremony on April 12th, on Guarini Campus's beautiful Secchia Terrace. President Franco Pavoncello and Dean Mary Merva 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.

Book Giornalisti di Regime Praised by Il Corriere della Sera

Pierluigi Allotti, who teaches communications at JCU, recently published Giornalisti di regime. La stampa italiana tra fascismo e antifascismo (Journalists of the Regime. The Italian Press Between Fascism and Antifascism) 1922-1948, Carocci, Rome.