• State Department Officer Shares Stories, Offers Career Advice

    February 27, 2017

    Catholic University politics students had the opportunity to hear an insider’s perspective on America’s relations with China during a presentation by Kevin Sheives, a China Desk officer for the U.S. Department of State. Sheives was invited by Andrew Yeo, an associate professor of politics, to address a class on U.S., China, and International Relations of East Asia.

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  • Activist Chen Guangcheng Addresses Human Rights Violations in China

    February 21, 2017

    Chinese activist Chen Guangcheng gave a stirring account of human rights violations in China during a brown bag lunch discussion hosted by the Institute for Policy Research & Catholic Studies (IPR) at The Catholic University of America on Feb. 15. Guangcheng has been an IPR visiting fellow since 2013.

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  • Catholic University Remembers Michael Novak as Influential Thinker, Prolific Writer, and Beloved Mentor

    February 17, 2017

    Michael Novak, groundbreaking author, philosopher, theologian, and faculty member of Catholic University’s Tim and Steph Busch School of Business and Economics since last August, is remembered at the University as one of the country’s most influential thinkers and a mentor to business students and faculty, among many others.

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  • Playwriting Program Fosters New Voices in the D.C. Theatre Scene

    February 16, 2017

    Catholic University M.F.A. playwriting candidates Garret Lee Milton and Rebecca Dzida will have the chance this week to watch fully-mounted productions of their original thesis works in the University’s Hartke Theatre.

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  • Cardinal Wuerl to Speak at ICIC Kickoff on Feb. 28

    February 16, 2017

    Cardinal Donald Wuerl, archbishop of Washington and University chancellor, will deliver the opening remarks at the kickoff meeting of the Inner City Capital Connections (ICCC) program at The Catholic University of America on Tuesday, Feb. 28, joining more than 175 leaders from business, government, and civic groups throughout the Washington, D.C., area.

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  • NAACP President to Law Students: Law is a Tool for Social Justice

    February 10, 2017

    NAACP President Cornell William Brooks spoke before a crowded Slowinski Courtroom on February 8 for the Brendan F. Brown Lecture Series in an impassioned lecture entitled, “The Ballot and the Testament”, where he discussed the right to vote and the NAACP’s history of social justice.

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  • Student Athletes Raise $31,199 for Special Olympics DC

    February 08, 2017

    Student athletes filled the Raymond A. Dufour Center the evening of Feb. 3, preparing to face the cold for Catholic University’s annual Polar Bear Plunge and raising $31,199 for Special Olympics DC.

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  • Students Advised to ‘Seek the Truth Honestly and Relentlessly’ during Annual Aquinas Mass

    January 31, 2017

    Rev. Thomas Joseph White, O.P., was the celebrant of the University’s annual Mass in honor of St. Thomas Aquinas on Jan. 31. The Mass commemorates the feast of University Patron St. Thomas Aquinas.

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  • Statement from President Garvey on the January 27, 2017, Executive Order

    January 30, 2017

    Catholic University President John Garvey's statement in response to the Jan. 27, 2017, executive order.

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  • Catholic University Students March as Witnesses to Life

    January 30, 2017

    More than 400 Catholic University students paused for a moment of prayer the morning of Friday, Jan. 27, before a day that would be spent speaking out against abortion.

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  • Catholic University President, Professor, Weigh in on Immigration

    January 26, 2017

    Catholic University President John Garvey and Professor Stephen Schneck weigh in on immigration.

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  • Catholic University Experts, Students, Reflect on the Right to Life

    January 26, 2017

    Catholic University professors have joined the national conversation in the media this week on issues surrounding the pro-life movement, right to life, the Women’s March, and March for Life.

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  • New Program Inspires Students to Solve Engineering ‘Grand Challenges’

    January 25, 2017

    The Catholic University of America School of Engineering is participating in the National Academy of Engineering’s Grand Challenge Scholars Program, a certificate program that prepares undergraduate engineering students to take on “grand challenges facing society in this century,” as outlined by an NAE blue-ribbon committee. The Challenges consist of the toughest problems facing humanity in IT, energy, health, and security.

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  • New Program Shortens Path to Architectural Licensure

    January 24, 2017

    In order to streamline the often-lengthy path to architectural licensure, The Catholic University of America School of Architecture and Planning is offering a program that will enable freshmen who start in fall 2017 to become licensed architects at the end of six years of study.

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  • Catholic University Launches Center for the Study of Statesmanship

    January 19, 2017

    The Catholic University of America announced today the establishment of the Center for the Study of Statesmanship to promote research, teaching, and public discussion about how statesmanship can defuse conflict and foster respectful foreign and domestic relations.

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  • AEI President Arthur Brooks Addresses Cultural Optimism and Economic Opportunity

    January 19, 2017

    During a talk this week at The Catholic University of America, Arthur Brooks, president of the American Enterprise Institute, posed a question that prompted him when he was a young man to change his occupation from musician to economist. “Does your work serve others and glorify God?”

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  • Conference Looks at the Role of Catholic Social Doctrine in the Modern Economy

    January 12, 2017

    Speaking at The Catholic University of America on Tuesday, Jan. 10, Cardinal Seán O’Malley, O.F.M. Cap., emphasized the importance of a global economy that serves the needs of humanity rather than dominates it.

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  • 866 Participate in Largest Day of Service in University History

    January 12, 2017

    On Jan. 16, 866 members of The Catholic University of America community participated in a day of service to honor Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

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  • Law Students Help Contribute to $52M Worth of Pro Bono Legal Services

    January 11, 2017

    The Catholic University of America Columbus School of Law’s participation in a Veterans Pro Bono Pop-Up Clinic was mentioned in Legal News as an example of one of the ways law students from across the country have served thousands of clients and devoted millions of hours in services. During the Pop-Up clinic, CUA Law students were paired with a volunteer attorney to collect client data, conduct issue spotlighting, and provide legal information and referrals to veterans.

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  • Catholic University Physicist Receives $5.07 Million for Nuclear Waste Research

    January 09, 2017

    Catholic University’s Vitreous State Laboratory (VSL) has been named the recipient of an impressive 11 sponsored research contracts since October, totaling $5.07 million. The contracts will support the Department of Energy’s Office of River Protection program to treat and safely store nuclear waste currently in danger of leaking into Washington State’s ground water.

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  • Law Professor Wins Nationwide Injunction

    January 05, 2017

    Law Professor Mark Rienzi and his colleagues at the Becket Fund for Religious Liberty won a nationwide injunction against a federal regulation that would force healthcare providers to provide abortions and sex change procedures.

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