Communications News

Congratulations to the John Cabot University Class of 2013!

Congratulations to the John Cabot University Class of 2013!

On May 13th, John Cabot University held its 41th Commencement Ceremony, celebrating the Class of 2013 at the wonderful Villa Aurelia, located on the Janiculum Hill, overlooking Rome.

JCU Announces 2013 Student Award Winners

JCU Announces 2013 Student Award Winners

"Welcome to this celebration of excellence at John Cabot University," said President Franco Pavoncello as he addressed students, faculty and staff gathered at the Secchia Terrace on April 23rd for JCU's annual Student Award ceremony. "These students define our mission as a University and their successes are a testimonial to the quality of our faculty."

Featured Professor: Tijana Mamula

Featured Professor: Tijana Mamula

Meet Professor Tijana Mamula and learn about the Communication and Media Studies department at JCU! Tijana Mamula, Adjunct Assistant Professor of Communications, has been teaching at JCU since 2009. She received her Laurea degree from the University of Rome “La Sapienza,” and her M.A. and Ph.D from King’s College [...]

Professor Pierluigi Allotti Presents “Giornalisti di Regime” Book

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”

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

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

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

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

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.

Faculty Development Funds Awarded for the Academic Year 2011-2012

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

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

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

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

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.