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Enrique Pumar, associate professor and chair of sociology, has been named a Senior Fulbright Lecturer. For two months, beginning April 27, he will be working at the University of Valladolid in Valladolid, Spain, lecturing and helping to create a research institute on international migration.
Choir members from The Catholic University of America will join several prestigious Washington, D.C., choral groups on April 26, 2018, in a performance of Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony with the world-class Los Angeles Philharmonic conducted by internationally-renowned music director, Gustavo Dudamel, at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts.
Hundreds of members of the Catholic University community had the opportunity to share their academic findings during the University’s second annual Research Day, held across campus on April 20. The event, which was open to all undergraduates, graduate students, faculty, and staff members, was planned to showcase the wide range of research taking place throughout the University’s 12 schools.
Cara Drinan, law professor at Catholic University, says “Governor [Terry] McAuliffe should be commended for commuting Mr. Teleguz's sentence to life without parole.”
Macbeth opens at Catholic University’s Hartke Theater tonight, Thursday, April 20. But, students who are cast in the production are already sharing it with the Washington, D.C., area community through a new program called CUActing tour.
More than 1,000 individuals from The Catholic University of America community answered the April 10 Founders Day Giving Challenge, raising $324,678 in a record-breaking show of support and surpassing the original goal.
Is it possible for an inclusive feminist movement to involve people with pro-life views? That was the question up for debate during a panel discussion held at The Catholic University of America on April 10.
Emmy and Golden Globe Award-winning actor Gary Sinise was honored with The Catholic University of America’s 2017 James Cardinal Gibbons Medal, the alumni association’s highest accolade.
David O'Sullivan, ambassador of the European Union (EU) to the United States, talked to students, faculty, and staff about the state of the world during a discussion moderated by Carlos Franganillo, a Spanish National Television (TVE) correspondent.
The Washington Post wrote about the University’s sisters in residence and how they connect with students through their band, Force of Habit. Catholic News Agency blogged about the story.
John Grabowski, associate professor, moral theology, was quoted in a USA Today story on surrogacy, and one on how faith communities view fertility treatments.
Angela Knobel, associate professor, philosophy, was mentioned in a Catholic News Service story on a panel discussion on being pro-life and feminist hosted by the Institute for Human Ecology. The panel was also covered by Catholic News Agency, Aleteia and Human Life International's Truth and Charity Forum.
Robert Destro, professor, law, was quoted in a National Catholic Register story about the results of the Trinity Lutheran Church of Columbia, Inc. v. Comer Supreme Court case.
Jaime Maldonado-Aviles, third year seminarian, was interviewed by The Washington Post about his path from neuroscientist to seminarian.
Catholic News Agency created a video about his journey.
Stephen Schneck, director, IPR and associate professor, politics, was interviewed by Catholic News Service on his love of politics, history at IPR, and upcoming retirement.
Nelson Minnich, professor, Church history, and Michael Root, professor, theology, were quoted in a Catholic News Service article on the upcoming conference at Catholic University on the 500th anniversary of the reformation.
Washingtonian Magazine ran a story on three colleges shaping their neighborhoods that featured Catholic University’s Monroe Street Market development.
Tim Keith, senior biomedical engineering major, was profiled on ABC7 as a “Rising Star.”
Matthew Green, associate professor, politics, was quoted in a Reuters story on Freedom Caucus members.
Bradley Lewis, associate professor, philosophy, was quoted in a National Catholic Register story on just war theory and the recent missile strikes in Syria.
Cara Drinan, professor, law, published commentary in Huffington Post on a scheduled execution in Virginia and why the governor should grant clemency.
University President John Garvey published an op-ed in Catholic News Service on the missile strike in Syria.