Faculty News

President’s Gala 2018: In Support of JCU Scholarships

President’s Gala 2018: In Support of JCU Scholarships

John Cabot University is pleased to announce that the 7th Annual JCU President’s Gala will be held on Saturday, September 22nd at the Hotel Hassler Roma.

Professor Salvatore at Round Table on Digital Innovation and Cultural Heritage

Professor Salvatore at Round Table on Digital Innovation and Cultural Heritage

Professor Antonella Salvatore participated in a round table on digital innovation and cultural heritage hosted by The Innovation Group and Zètema Progetto Cultura at Casa del Cinema (Villa Borghese, Rome) on June 20th.

John Cabot University Announces Winners of 2018 Italy Writes Contest

John Cabot University Announces Winners of 2018 Italy Writes Contest

On June 12th, JCU recognized High School students for merit in creative writing, in English, in the categories of Fiction and Non-Fiction.

JCU Enactus Team Wins National Contest and Heads to Silicon Valley

JCU Enactus Team Wins National Contest and Heads to Silicon Valley

The JCU Institute for Entrepreneurship is proud to announce that the John Cabot Enactus team won the Enactus national contest on June 1st. In October 2018 the team will fly to Silicon Valley in California to represent John Cabot and Italy at the Enactus worldwide competition!

“Challenges and Opportunities of Digitalization for Entrepreneurship” Workshop

“Challenges and Opportunities of Digitalization for Entrepreneurship” Workshop

John Cabot University’s Institute for Entrepreneurship held the “Challenges and Opportunities of Digitalization for Entrepreneurship" workshop on Thursday, May 31.

JCU Librarians and Faculty Attend AMICAL 2018

JCU Librarians and Faculty Attend AMICAL 2018

From May 4 to May 7, JCU reference librarians Livia Piotto, Eleonora Moccia, and Manlio Perugini attended the AMICAL 2018 conference hosted by the American University of Central Asia. They were joined by Professors Antonio Lopez and Shannon Russell.

JCU Retailing Class Visits Accademia Costume e Moda in Rome

JCU Retailing Class Visits Accademia Costume e Moda in Rome

Professor Antonella Salvatore held an on-site class for her course “Retailing Applied to Fashion Industry” at the Accademia Costume e Moda in Rome on Wednesday, April 18.

Professor Nefeli Misuraca Analyzes Hitchcock’s Psycho

Professor Nefeli Misuraca Analyzes Hitchcock’s Psycho

In her lecture, Prof. Misuraca showcased all the tricks and artistry of Alfred Hitchcock, creator of a whole cinema genre and major influencer for all the other films shot after him.

Italian Work Culture: JCU Students Participate in Nobilita Festival in Bologna

Italian Work Culture: JCU Students Participate in Nobilita Festival in Bologna

Students of Professor Antonella Salvatore’s course “Professional Skills for Career Development” participated in Nobilita – Festival del Lavoro, Bologna, Italy, on March 23. The event was aimed at investigating the work culture in Italy.

Professor Welsh Participates in 21st Credit Suisse Asian Investment Conference

Professor Welsh Participates in 21st Credit Suisse Asian Investment Conference

Professor Bridget Welsh was invited to discuss the current Southeast Asian political environment at the 21st Credit Suisse Asian Investment Conference.

New Project by Professor Mike Watson: The Revolution Will Be Live-Streamed

New Project by Professor Mike Watson: The Revolution Will Be Live-Streamed

On March 24, Communications professor Mike Watson will present The Revolution Will be Live-Streamed, an exhibition in Palermo, Italy, featuring an audiovisual installation together with multimedia works. This project is an anticipation of Politics of Dissonance - a festival of sound, noise, political video, and VJ performance - selected an official collateral event of Manifesta 12.

Professor Michael Driessen Wins Prestigious Jean Monnet Fellowship

Professor Michael Driessen Wins Prestigious Jean Monnet Fellowship

John Cabot University is pleased to announce that Professor Michael Driessen has won the prestigious Jean Monnet Fellowship to continue research on interreligious dialogue at the European University Institute (EUI) in Florence, Italy.

Interfaith Dialogue Against Political Polarization: Prof. Michael Driessen

Interfaith Dialogue Against Political Polarization: Prof. Michael Driessen

Michael Driessen is Associate Professor and chair of the department of Political Science and International Affairs at John Cabot University where he also co-directs the University’s Interfaith Initiative. Professor Driessen’s research focuses on the role of public religions in Catholic and Muslim societies.

Professor Stefan Lorenz Sorgner Discusses Posthumanism in Stuttgart

Professor Stefan Lorenz Sorgner Discusses Posthumanism in Stuttgart

John Cabot Philosophy Professor Stefan Lorenz Sorgner was invited to discuss the “Total Work of Art, Posthuman Music, and the Future of the Arts” with the ground-breaking contemporary composer Sven Helbig at the Future Laboratory Music in Stuttgart.

Professor Tara Keenan Trains English Teachers in Digital Humanities

Professor Tara Keenan Trains English Teachers in Digital Humanities

On November 17-18th, Professor Tara Keenan led a workshop at the national TESOL Italy conference entitled, “Teaching for Innovation.”