Communications News

Director Robert Schober on Creativity, Commerce, and Technology

Director Robert Schober on Creativity, Commerce, and Technology

On September 30, John Cabot University had a pleasure of welcoming music video director Robert Schober for a special public lecture.

JCU Takes Students to World Famous Cinecittà Studios

JCU Takes Students to World Famous Cinecittà Studios

On September 20, 2013 the Department of Communications sponsored a field trip to Rome's world famous film studio, Cinecitta'

Professor Alessandra Seggi Attends First Visual Methods Seminar

Professor Alessandra Seggi Attends First Visual Methods Seminar

John Cabot University Communications Professor Alessandra Seggi was selected to attend an intensive 10-day seminar on visual studies and methods (August 25 - Sept. 3, 2013). The seminar was hosted by the University of Antwerp, located in Antwerp, Belgium.

Faculty Development Funds Support JCU’s Outstanding Professors

Faculty Development Funds Support JCU’s Outstanding Professors

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.

Institute in International Communication Discusses Women on the Screen

Institute in International Communication Discusses Women on the Screen

On July 23, 2013, John Cabot's Institute in International Communication hosted its third Summer Forum, dedicated to representations of women in the film industry, from Hollywood to Bollywood to Cinecitta'

Award-Winning Photojournalists Discuss Journalism in Conflict Scenarios

Award-Winning Photojournalists Discuss Journalism in Conflict Scenarios

The Shoot 4 Change non-profit organization and, the National Press Photographers Association, and the US Embassy Rome sponsored the conference.

Communications Major Jasmine Manari Completes her First Short Film

Communications Major Jasmine Manari Completes her First Short Film

To make her first short film, Jasmine persuaded the offices of the JCU President, the Academic Dean, and Student Services to support her project, and she even got to use a space in Rome's contemporary art museum MACRO.

Student Testimonial: Lorenza Guerri

Student Testimonial: Lorenza Guerri

My study abroad experience has enriched me personally, broadened my horizons, and given me a different view of the world and of my future.

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.