Though their years of academic pursuits may now be complete, The Catholic University of America Class of 2017 received one last piece of wisdom during this year’s Commencement ceremony, which took place, due to inclement weather, inside the Great Upper Church of the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception.
Every Friday, Catholic University students meet at the National Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C., for their art course. They spend each class with just three or four pieces from the Gallery’s collection of Renaissance paintings and sculptures to allow time for thoughtful analysis.
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University President John Garvey addressed students and alumni from the Columbus School of Law earlier this month during a summer reception hosted by the Federalist Society.
The discovery of lost homilies led The Catholic University of America Center for the Study of Early Christianity to devote a two-day colloquium to their exploration and interpretation.
Since becoming a member of the Maryland-DC Campus Compact (MDCCC) in fall 2013, the Office of Campus Ministry has strengthened the University’s commitment to the neighboring northeast D.C. community.
On Tuesday, June 6, 2017, The Catholic University of America’s Board of Trustees adopted a new governance structure intended to permit greater lay participation in the affairs of the University while preserving its uniquely Catholic character.
Catholic University students and faculty participated last month in a variety of study abroad and community outreach opportunities in the United States and around the globe.
Prominent scholars from Catholic and Lutheran churches gathered at The Catholic University of America this week for a conference commemorating the 500th anniversary of the beginning of the Protestant Reformation.
Stephen Schneck, former director of Catholic University’s Institute for Policy Research & Catholic Studies (IPR), was featured in Crux on May 31 for his years of work promoting research from a distinctly Catholic perspective.
New graduates emerged strong and confident on May 26, as students concluded their law school careers to the cheers of family and friends during the Law School's 128th Commencement at the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception in Washington, DC.
David Shumaker, clinical associate professor, library science, published an article on print books v. ebooks in Information Today.
V. Bradley Lewis, associate professor, philosophy, published commentary in the National Catholic Register about political polarization.
Shawqi Talia, lecturer, Semitic and Egyptian Languages and Literatures; Robin Darling Young, associate professor, theology; and Ryann Craig, doctoral candidate, Semitics; were quoted in a Catholic News Agency story on University researchers working to preserve the culture of Christian communities who have left Iraq.
The International Centre for Ward Music Studies at Catholic University was mentioned in a Catholic Virginian story about the Ward Centre of Richmond.
Lucia Silecchia, professor, law, published commentary in Crux on the United Nations World Elder Abuse Awareness Day.
Julio Bermudez, associate professor, architecture, published commentary with Religion News Service on the future of sacred spaces.
James McCrery, assistant professor, architecture, appeared on the EWTN radio show Morning Glory to talk about classical architecture.
Joseph Capizzi, executive director, Institute for Human Ecology, was quoted in a Catholic News Service story on promoting Catholic social teaching.
Michael Pakaluk, professor ad interim, accounting ethics, published commentary in the Boston Pilot on President Trump’s decision to withdraw the U.S. from the Paris Climate Accord.
Michael Kimmage, professor, history, published commentary in the Washington Post on populism and the idea of the West.
Nicholas Morrison, philosophy major and seminarian at the St. John Paul II Seminary, was quoted in a Time story on millennials and the priesthood.
Rev. Paul Sullins, research professor, sociology, was quoted in a National Catholic Register story on priests who pastor beyond retirement.