• University Mourns the Passing of Former Trustee Cardinal William H. Keeler

    March 23, 2017

    The Catholic University of America remembers Cardinal William H. Keeler, the 14th archbishop of Baltimore, who died on March 23, 2017, at the age of 86.

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  • Music School Alumna Wins Prestigious Metropolitan Opera Competition

    March 22, 2017

    Opera singer Vanessa Vasquez, who earned a bachelor of music in vocal performance from the Benjamin T. Rome School of Music in 2012, was named a national winner of the Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions on March 19.

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  • University Students Studying in London Are Confirmed to Be Safe

    March 22, 2017

    Nine undergraduates who are studying in London this semester are safe and accounted for following the terrorist attack on Westminster Bridge.

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  • Doctoral Student Selected for Doris Duke Fellowship

    March 22, 2017

    Anna Davis, a doctoral student in clinical psychology, has been selected for a Doris Duke Fellowship for the Promotion of Child Well-Being — Seeking Innovations to Prevent Child Abuse and Neglect.

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  • Deans, Faculty Explore Integration of Faith and Ecology Curricula at Seminaries

    March 22, 2017

    Seminary deans and faculty explored ways of integrating faith and ecology into their theology curricula at the Symposium on Ecologically Informed Theological Education held at The Catholic University of America.

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  • Catholic University to Add Varsity Golf and Rowing in 2018

    March 20, 2017

    The Catholic University of America Athletics Department has announced the addition of four varsity sports for the 2018-19 season.

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  • Catholic University Knights Council Featured in Columbia Magazine

    March 16, 2017

    The Knights of Columbus at The Catholic University of America, Council 9542, was recently featured in the Knight’s Columbia Magazine in a story on men’s spirituality.

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  • Law Student Veda Rasheed Selected as a Law Student of the Year by The National Jurist Magazine

    March 14, 2017

    Catholic University of America Columbus School of Law student Veda Rasheed (3E) was recently selected as the Mid-Atlantic Law Student of the Year by The National Jurist magazine.

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  • Graduate Programs Receive High U.S. News and World Report Rankings

    March 14, 2017

    U.S. News & World Report has placed Catholic University's School of Nursing and several University graduate programs in law and library science in the top tiers of its 2018 rankings for the best graduate programs nationwide.

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  • Galeano Competes at NCAA DIII Indoor Track and Field Championships

    March 13, 2017

    The Catholic University of America indoor field standout Andrea Galeano was one of just two Landmark Conference student-athletes to qualify for the 2017 NCAA Division III Indoor Track & Field Championships as she competed in the weight throw on Friday morning.

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  • University Hosts Healthy Relationships Awareness Month

    March 09, 2017

    The Catholic University of America celebrated Healthy Relationship Awareness Month in February. The student group PEERS (Peer Educators Empowering Respectful Students) hosted events that included a talk by David Coleman, a relationship consultant known as the Dating Doctor who offered tips on healthy relationships.

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  • Graduate Student Honored as Teacher of the Week by the Archdiocese of Washington

    March 07, 2017

    Katelyn Bockin, a graduate student who is pursuing her master’s in education at Catholic University, has been named Teacher of the Week by the Archdiocese of Washington.

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  • New York Philharmonic Clarinetist Gives Master Class for Music Students

    March 02, 2017

    Students at the Benjamin T. Rome School of Music heard advice and tips-of-the-trade from one of today’s most talented solo, chamber, and orchestral musicians this weekend as Anthony McGill, principal clarinet for the New York Philharmonic, gave a master class for clarinetists.

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  • Catholic University Launches Partnership to Bring Economic Growth to Local Community

    March 02, 2017

    More than 200 leaders from business, government, civic groups, and faith-based organizations gathered at The Catholic University of America on Feb. 28 to kick off a partnership that promises to bring jobs and economic prosperity to inner city communities in the Washington, D.C., area.

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  • University Mourns the Passing of Alumnus and Trustee Emeritus Vincent Sheehy

    February 28, 2017

    The Catholic University of America mourns the passing of Vincent Alphonsus Sheehy III, trustee emeritus, alumnus, and longtime benefactor who passed away Sunday, Feb. 26, at the age of 88.

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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Pope Francis is the Inspiration for University Annual Report

    December 20, 2016

    “Living Laudato Si’” is the theme for Catholic University’s 2015-2016 Annual Report.

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  • Catholic University Receives Donation of Ethiopian Manuscripts Valued at Close to $1.5 Million

    December 19, 2016

    The Catholic University of America is now home to one of North America’s most important collections of Ethiopian religious manuscripts, thanks to a generous donation from Chicago collectors Gerald and Barbara Weiner. The handmade manuscripts, which originate from Ethiopia and which date back to the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, include more than 125 Christian manuscripts, 215 Islamic manuscripts, and 350 “magic” scrolls.

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  • Cardinal Dolan: “Coming to You from the Campus of The Catholic University of America”

    December 16, 2016

    Cardinal Timothy Dolan, archbishop of New York, opened his Catholic Channel radio show earlier this week with the words: “Coming to you from the campus of The Catholic University of America in Washington, D.C. … ”

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  • Patronal Medal Awarded to Sandra McMurtrie and Robert Comstock

    December 15, 2016

    Notable Catholics Robert F. Comstock and Sandra Andreas McMurtrie were honored on Dec. 8, the Feast of the Immaculate Conception, as recipients of the Patronal Medal, an award that recognizes a person’s contributions toward the advancement of Marian devotion, theology, and general appreciation of the place of Mary in the life of the Church.

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  • Catholic University Announces Partnership with Initiative for a Competitive Inner City to Accelerate Small Business Growth in Washington, D.C.

    December 13, 2016

    The Catholic University of America and the Initiative for a Competitive Inner City (ICIC) announced today a unique partnership to accelerate small business growth in the Washington, D.C., metropolitan area. As a part of this partnership, The Tim and Steph Busch School of Business and Economics will launch ICIC’s Inner City Capital Connections (ICCC) program for the first time in the D.C. area in 2017.

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  • President Garvey Appoints New Dean of School of Canon Law

    December 10, 2016

    John Garvey, President of The Catholic University of America, has appointed Monsignor Ronny Jenkins, associate professor of canon law, to be the dean of the School of Canon Law, effective Jan. 1, 2017.

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  • Revolution and Religious Liberty: Students Present a Mock Policy Briefing

    December 09, 2016

    How does religious liberty differ in America and France? And what can be learned from the ideals of each country’s revolutions? Those were the questions explored during a student-led mock policy briefing held at The Catholic University of America last week.

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  • University Alumnus Named Head Football Coach

    December 09, 2016

    The Catholic University of America has named alumnus Mike Gutelius, B.A. 1992, as the 30th head football coach in the history of the Department of Athletics program.

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  • A Night of Sacred Music at Annual Christmas Concert

    December 07, 2016

    Thousands gathered at the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception for a night of sacred holiday music during the 27th Annual Christmas Concert for Charity.

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  • President Garvey Honored by Special Olympics D.C.

    December 05, 2016

    University President John Garvey was honored on behalf of The Catholic University of America Dec. 2, as part of Special Olympics D.C.’s 32nd annual Night of Trees Gala. The award was given in honor of the University’s “long history of friendship and support” shown to Special Olympics D.C.

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  • Psychology Professor Named American Association for the Advancement of Science Fellow

    December 01, 2016

    The American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) has named James H. Howard Jr., who is the Wylma R. and James R. Curtin Professor emeritus of psychology, as a fellow for his study of the effects of aging on learning in older adults.

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  • Former CIA Director Michael Hayden Offers Picture of Chaotic Global Future

    December 01, 2016

    Retired U.S. Air Force general and former CIA director Michael Hayden challenged perceptions about the stability of the world in a talk last week at The Catholic University of America.

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  • President John Garvey Signs Statement Supporting Students Who Qualify for DACA

    November 30, 2016

    President John Garvey is among more than 70 Catholic higher education leaders who have signed a statement of solidarity with students in their communities who have qualified for the DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program).

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  • University Students Use Washington, D.C. as a Classroom

    November 21, 2016

    Catholic University’s location in Washington, D.C., provides its students with many unique opportunities to apply the skills they learn in the classroom to the real world.

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  • A Rave Review for The Outcasts of Poker Flat

    November 21, 2016

    The D.C. Metro Theatre Arts website praised the Benjamin T. Rome School of Music’s production of The Outcasts of Poker Flat, a new American opera written by music school professor Andrew Earle Simpson.

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  • Chaldean Bishop: ‘Speak Up All the Time’ about Middle Eastern Christians

    November 18, 2016

    The perilous state of Christianity in the Middle East was the topic of discussion on Nov. 17, as Chaldean Bishop Francis Y. Kalabat, eparch of the Chaldean Catholic Diocese of Detroit, addressed members of the Catholic University community.

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  • Tim Busch Shares His Commitment to God and the University

    November 17, 2016

    Entrepreneur and philanthropist Tim Busch told an audience at Catholic University that people “can always be successful in communion with God and His plans.”

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  • University’s Institute for Human Ecology Hosts Applied Ethics Workshop

    November 17, 2016

    The Catholic University of America’s Institute for Human Ecology (IHE), in collaboration with the United States Naval Academy (USNA), held a workshop this week at the University on applied ethics.

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  • Veterans Day Celebration Honors Alumnus Father Emil Kapaun

    November 11, 2016

    The Catholic University community gathered to remember alumnus Father Emil Kapaun, an Army chaplain during World War II and the Korean War who made the ultimate sacrifice in service of God, country, and his fellow soldiers.

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  • Message from President Garvey on Election 2016 and Civil Discourse

    November 11, 2016

    John Garvey, President of The Catholic University of America, issued a statement about the election and civil discourse.

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  • Men’s Basketball Team Plays Exhibition at Notre Dame

    November 08, 2016

    The Catholic University of America men’s basketball team played its season-opening exhibition game at the University of Notre Dame .

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  • Archbishop Gregory Speaks on Homilies as Divine Proclamation

    November 07, 2016

    When it comes to delivering homilies, Catholic clergy should focus on honesty, humility, and delivering a message their parishioners can relate to.

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  • Uncovering Layers of Untold Lives, Palestinian Photographer Shares Stories of Survival

    November 04, 2016

    Photojournalist and activist Eman Mohammed delivered a presentation to students, faculty, and dignitaries on Nov. 1 in the Edward J. Pryzbyla University Center.

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  • Alumnus’s $100,000 Pledge Establishes Franny Murray Endowment

    November 03, 2016

    An alumnus and former student athlete of The Catholic University of America has committed $100,000 to establish the Franny Murray Endowment for the University’s Department of Athletics.

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  • IPR Panels Discuss Civility and the Catholic Vote

    November 03, 2016

    Catholic University’s Institute for Policy Research & Catholic Studies (IPR) hosted two separate events this week examining the election from a Catholic perspective.

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  • City of Angels Praised for Performances and Music

    November 01, 2016

    The D.C. Metro Theatre Arts website praised the Benjamin T. Rome School of Music’s recent production of City of Angels.

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  • Media Studies Professor Named First Sound History Fellow at Library of Congress

    October 31, 2016

    Josh Shepperd, assistant professor of media and communication studies, was recently appointed the 2017 Sound History Fellow for the Library of Congress's National Recording Preservation Board.

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  • Changing the Conversation on North Korean Human Rights

    October 28, 2016

    Influential thinkers in the social sciences gathered at The Catholic University of America on Oct. 27 for a daylong conference exploring the growing international awareness surrounding human rights in North Korea.

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  • Politics Course Explores National Elections

    October 28, 2016

    With the presidential election less than two weeks away, Catholic University students are more interested than ever in learning about campaign politics. Every four years, John White, professor of politics, offers Pol 405: National Elections to educate students about the process of electing the country’s next commander in chief.

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  • Historian Eamon Duffy Delivers Johannes Quasten Lecture

    October 21, 2016

    Historian Eamon Duffy was honored as the recipient of this year’s Johannes Quasten Award on Oct. 20, during an award ceremony held in Caldwell Auditorium. The only award given annually by the School of Theology and Religious Studies (STRS), the Quasten Award recognizes excellence in scholarship and leadership in religious studies.

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  • Online Nursing Master’s Program Ranked 5th in the Nation

    October 18, 2016

    Affordable Colleges Online has ranked The Catholic University of America Online Master of Science in Nursing program fifth in the nation.

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  • John Oh Memorial Lecture: Democracy is a ‘Work in Progress’ in Korea

    October 14, 2016

    Andrew Yeo spoke about the future of democracy in Korea during the 2016 John Oh Memorial Lecture on Oct. 13.

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  • Aaron Dominguez Named American Physical Society Fellow

    October 13, 2016

    Aaron Dominguez, dean of the School of Arts and Sciences, was elected a fellow of the American Physical Society (APS) this month for his physics research pertaining to particles and fields.

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  • University’s Tree-filled Campus Recognized Five Years in a Row

    October 07, 2016

    For the fifth year in a row, The Catholic University of America campus has been honored by the Arbor Day Foundation with its Tree Campus USA recognition.

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  • New Alumni and Advancement Website Launched

    October 04, 2016

    Today, the new and improved CUAtoday.com debuts.

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  • Career Services Office Hosts Fall Career Fair

    September 30, 2016

    Over 80 employers and 400 students gathered in the Great Room of the Edward J. Pryzbyla University Center Friday, Sept. 30, for the fall career fair hosted by the Office of Career Services.

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  • Football Coach Featured in The Washington Post

    September 29, 2016

    The Washington Post's Dan Steinberg profiled interim head football coach Bill Bachman, who left one of Washington, D.C.'s most prestigious law firms, Williams & Connolly, to pursue his true passion of being a coach.

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  • Catholic University Receives $2.5 Million to Renovate Athletics Center

    September 28, 2016

    Thanks to an anonymous donation of $2.5 million, The Catholic University of America Athletics Department will renovate the Raymond A. DuFour Center with construction scheduled to begin this winter.

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  • Politics Professor Named to Research Task Force on North Korea

    September 27, 2016

    Andrew Yeo, an associate professor of politics and a fellow at the Institute of Policy Research & Catholic Studies, was named to a $1.2 million research task force organized by the Office of the Korea Chair at the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) to study the internal and regional relationships of North Korea.

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  • Rev. James Martin Speaks on Friendship with Jesus

    September 26, 2016

    “To be invited into friendship with Jesus and one another, we need to understand Jesus first.” That was the message for The Catholic University of America last week, as Rev. James Martin, S.J., addressed a room packed with students during a CUA on Tap talk Sept. 22 in Caldwell Auditorium.

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  • Catholic University, Australian Catholic University Host Blessing of Rome Campus

    September 26, 2016

    At the blessing of Catholic University’s campus near the Vatican, University Provost Andrew Abela described the efforts that led to the center as “first and foremost God’s work.”

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  • Scholars Speak in Support of Church’s Human Sexuality Teachings

    September 21, 2016

    Three scholars shared their support for the Catholic Church’s teachings on human sexuality and contraception during a Sept. 20 press conference.

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  • Scholar Leon Kass Addresses Friendship in the Digital Age

    September 21, 2016

    Addressing an audience that filled Caldwell Auditorium, scholar Leon Kass argued that the Internet creates a barrier to true friendship and romantic relationships.

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  • Michael Novak Joins Catholic University Business Faculty

    September 19, 2016

    Michael Novak, former ambassador to the United Nations Commission on Human Rights, has joined The Arthur and Carlyse Ciocca Center for Principled Entrepreneurship at the University’s Tim and Steph Busch School of Business and Economics as a distinguished visiting fellow.

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  • Catholic University Serves in Spirit of Saint Teresa

    September 19, 2016

    Aidan Byrnes, a junior philosophy major, opened Catholic University’s Mother Teresa Day of Service Sunday, Sept. 18, with the words of the saint: "You can find Calcutta all over the world, if you have eyes to see."

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  • Graduate Student Enjoy Annual Crabfest Tradition

    September 19, 2016

    The Catholic University of America, under the leadership of the Graduate Student Association (GSA), organized Crabfest, the annual kick-off party for graduate students.

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  • Former Israeli Ambassador to the Vatican Joins University Faculty

    September 15, 2016

    Zion Evrony, former Israeli ambassador to the Vatican, has joined The Catholic University of America faculty as a visiting assistant professor.

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  • Grand Opening of The Center for Cultural Engagement

    September 15, 2016

    The Catholic University of America opened the Center for Cultural Engagement, a center created to facilitate cross-cultural communication, awareness, and appreciation on campus.

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  • University Welcomes Class of 2020 at Freshman Convocation

    September 14, 2016

    University faculty and administrators gathered in the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception to welcome the Class of 2020 at Freshman Convocation.

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  • Student Work Performed at Kennedy Center Playwriting Festival

    September 13, 2016

    After months of writing and editing, Rebecca Dzida received a rare opportunity earlier this month: the chance to hear her written words performed live within the halls of the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts.

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  • Brazilian Students Stand Out In Summer Engineering Internship

    September 13, 2016

    The Catholic University of America hosted 43 Brazilian students, as part of the summer research internship program managed by the Center for Global Education and the School of Engineering.

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  • Statement from President Garvey on 9/11 Anniversary

    September 09, 2016

    John Garvey, President of The Catholic University of America, issued a statement on 9/11 Anniversary.

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  • Alumni Association Announces Gary Sinise as Gibbons Medalist

    September 09, 2016

    Emmy and Golden Globe Award-winning actor Gary Sinise will receive the 2017 James Cardinal Gibbons Medal, the Alumni Association’s highest accolade.

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  • Students Called to Encounter and Engage during Annual Mass

    September 09, 2016

    Recalling Pope Francis’s visit last year to The Catholic University of America, Cardinal Donald Wuerl encouraged members of the campus community to put their faith into action on Sept. 8, during the University’s annual Mass of the Holy Spirit.

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  • At Murphy’s, Students Already Feel at Home

    September 09, 2016

    The newly renovated, inviting space in the Edward J. Pryzbyla University Center features several large screen televisions, cozy seating, a fireplace, a pool table, and a sound system for entertainment.

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  • Fall Fiesta 2016

    September 07, 2016

    Students from all classes gathered for the kick-off-the-year party, Fall Fiesta Tuesday, Sept. 6. Organized by the Office of Campus Activities and by the Program Board, Fall Fiesta was chock full of food, drinks, a bounce castle, a photo booth, a live performer, skee balls, and coveted free t-shirts.

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  • Students Announce Capital Fest Headliners

    September 02, 2016

    Misterwives and Royal Teeth will play at Capital Fest 2016, an annual concert for students. Organized by Program Board, a student organization that plans major events on campus for undergraduate students, the concert will be held Sept. 24 at 7 p.m. in the McMahon parking lot and will feature food trucks and special treats.

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  • Student-Athletes Spend Summer in Marine Corps Training

    September 01, 2016

    Seniors Matt McMahon and Emily Merkel dedicated nearly their entire summers to better themselves as part of an exclusive service program that prepares college students for potential entry into the Marines.

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  • Student-Athletes Spend Summer in Marine Corps Training

    September 01, 2016

    Seniors Matt McMahon and Emily Merkel dedicated nearly their entire summers to better themselves as part of an exclusive service program that prepares college students for potential entry into the Marines.

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  • Client from Innocence Project Clinic and Clemency Project has Sentence Commuted

    August 31, 2016

    President Obama granted commutation of sentences to 111 federal prisoners. One of those was Timothy L. Tyler whose application for commutation was submitted to the President by The Catholic University of America Columbus School of Law's Innocence Project Clinic & Clemency Project. Professor J.P. "Sandy" Ogilvy contacted Tyler in the Federal Correctional Institution of Jesup, Georgia by phone to inform him of his commutation.

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  • Students Get a Jump on Their Careers with Summer Internships

    August 31, 2016

    This summer senior Madeline Traylor started her day by hitting the snooze button a couple of times before getting up for her full-time internship with Cox Graae + Spack Architects in the Georgetown neighborhood of Washington, D.C.

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  • University Celebrates Ties to Mother Teresa in Advance of Canonization

    August 30, 2016

    Blessed Teresa of Calcutta — known to most of the world simply as Mother Teresa — will be canonized a saint by Pope Francis on Sept. 4. This Fall, Catholic University is celebrating its many ties to the humble nun.

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  • New Students Welcomed with Energy and Excitement on Move-in Day

    August 25, 2016

    Nearly 800 first-year and transfer students moved into the residence halls at Catholic University with help from 80 student volunteers, who carried boxes and suitcases, and went all out to make the new students feel welcome.

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