2014

  • Anthropology of Food Goes Beyond Taste

    December 19, 2014

    Students learn about all aspects of food from culture to policy to history.

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  • CUA Website Highlights 'Picturing Mary' Art Exhibit

    December 19, 2014

    The Honoring Mary website details programming created by CUA for a landmark art exhibit in Washington, D.C. that features Marian artwork by Renaissance and Baroque artists.

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  • CUA Receives Accolades

    December 19, 2014

    Catholic University’s Office of Public Affairs has received two Accolades awards from the Council for the Advancement and Support of Education.

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  • Harvest Home AIA Award

    December 18, 2014

    Members of Team Capitol DC reunited this week to receive a Presidential Citation in Sustainable Design from the head of the DC Chapter of the American Institute of Architects for Harvest Home

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  • Kimmage Fellowship

    December 17, 2014

    The Franklin Fellows Program provides opportunities for experts with at least five years of relevant professional experience to devote one to two years of public service working for the Department of State or the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID).

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  • National Symphony Orchestra to Perform at CUA

    December 17, 2014

    The National Symphony Orchestra will perform at Hartke Theatre as part of its 2015 NSO In Your Neighborhood Series.

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  • Alumni in the Spotlight at Arena Stage

    December 16, 2014

    The cast of Arena Stage's current production of Fiddler on the Roof includes seven alumni of Catholic University.

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  • Students Recreat Ancient Battles

    December 12, 2014

    In the Ancient Warfare and Martial Arts class, students re-enact the battles of Greco-Roman warriors.

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  • CUA Builds New Basketball Court, Reflection Area

    December 12, 2014

    Students who live in Centennial Village, a neighborhood of eight residence halls near the middle of campus, now have an outdoor space for either athletic activity or quiet reflection.

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  • 25th Annual Christmas Concert Raises $10,000

    December 12, 2014

    Hundreds of Washington, D.C., area music lovers experienced a moment of solidarity with families in the Holy Land on Friday during the 25th annual Christmas Concert for Charity.

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  • 2014 Christmas Closing Information

    December 11, 2014

    A list of what's open and what's closed over the Christmas break.

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  • Student Journal Receives Prestigious Award

    December 10, 2014

    The Crosier, a student-run journal of pro-life academic articles, was named "Best Journal of Letters" by the Intercollegiate Studies Institute.

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  • Picturing Mary Exhibit Opens

    December 04, 2014

    Picturing Mary, a landmark art exhibit, opens in Washington, D.C., with support from CUA.

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  • West Campus

    November 21, 2014

    President Garvey toured an area that will become a new main entrance for the University.

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  • Events to Usher in Christmas Season

    November 21, 2014

    Catholic University will celebrate the season with holiday events that take place over the course of the next month.

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  • Faculty on Book TV

    November 17, 2014

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  • Senior to Conduct Susannah

    November 17, 2014

    Nathan Blair is preparing to conduct the music school's production of the opera Susannah, which opens Nov. 20 at Ward Recital Hill.

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  • 25th Annual Christmas Concert to Benefit Holy Family Hospital

    November 17, 2014

    The 25th Annual Christmas Concert will benefit the Holy Family Hospital of Bethlehem Foundation.

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  • Gov. Martin O'Malley Speaks on the Economy

    November 14, 2014

    Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley spoke on the economy as part of IPR's National Policy Forum.

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  • Brian T. Engelland Ph.D. Headshot

    Engelland Pryzbyla Chair

    November 13, 2014

    Brian Engelland, associate dean and professor of marketing in the School of Business and Economics and professor of marketing, has been named the first-ever Edward J. Pryzbyla Chair of Business and Economics.

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  • Nursing School Hosts White Coat Ceremony

    November 12, 2014

    The nursing school was chosen to participate in a new ceremony designed to instill commitment to the profession in nursing majors.

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  • Msgr. Paul McPartlan S.T.L., D.Phil. Headshot

    Monsignor Paul McPartlan's Remarks

    November 10, 2014

    Monsignor Paul McPartlan introduces Cardinal Walter Kasper, the winner of the 2014 Johannes Quasten Award.

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  • STRS Hosts Talks by Two Cardinals

    November 10, 2014

    The School of Theology and Religious Studies hosted separate talks by Cardinal Gerhard Müller and Cardinal Walter Kasper.

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  • Student Named Marshall Scholarship Finalist

    November 10, 2014

    Senior politics major Sarah Hendley has been selected as a finalist for the Marshall Scholarship.

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  • Faculty on Book TV

    November 10, 2014

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  • Soccer Teams Win Landmark Championships

    November 10, 2014

    Catholic University’s two soccer teams won Landmark Conference championships on Saturday, Nov. 8.

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  • International Education Week 2014

    November 07, 2014

    The University will celebrate International Education Week with Brazilian music, a Thanksgiving cultural potluck, and a performance of La Perdida.

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  • Three Professors Honored For Teaching Excellence

    November 06, 2014

    Three professors were honored Oct. 29 at the University's Annual Teaching Awards Ceremony and Reception.

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  • Conference on Religious and Economic Liberty

    November 06, 2014

    The Acton Institute and The Catholic University of America School of Business and Economics will hold a conference on The Relationship between Religious and Economic Liberty in an Age of Expanding Government.

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  • Gov. Martin O'Malley to Speak on the Economy

    November 05, 2014

    Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley will deliver a policy address at The Catholic University of America on Thursday, Nov. 13, titled “An Economy with a Human Purpose — Better Choices for Greater Middle Class Opportunity.”

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  • University Partners with Museum on Landmark Exhibit

    November 04, 2014

    Catholic University is partnering with the National Museum of Women in the Arts on Picturing Mary, a major exhibit.

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  • Three CUA Teams Enter Tournament Seeded #1

    November 04, 2014

    Catholic University has a bumper crop of outstanding teams on the athletic field this fall, led by its field hockey team, which is ranked in the top 10 nationally.

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  • Shakespeare Goes South of the Border with La Perdida

    October 30, 2014

    The drama of Shakespeare will merge with the Latino style of magical realism when the Drama Department presents the musical La Perdida.

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  • Planetizen City and Regional Planning

    October 30, 2014

    The School of Architecture and Planning’s Master’s in City and Regional Planning (MCRP) program was named the 15th best small program of its kind in the Planetizen Guide to Graduate Urban Planning Programs, 4th Edition.

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  • Halloween Lesson Takes the Fear out of Chemistry

    October 29, 2014

    Students of chemistry professor Diane Bunce will celebrate Halloween by dressing up as their favorite elements.

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  • Cardinal Walter Kasper to Receive Quasten Award

    October 27, 2014

    Cardinal Walter Kasper, president emeritus of the Pontifical Council for Promoting Christian Unity, will be honored on Thursday, Nov. 6.

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  • Expert Available to Discuss Religious Minorities in Middle East

    October 27, 2014

    A faculty expert at The Catholic University of America in Washington, D.C., is available to comment on topics related to unrest in the Middle East, especially as they relate to religious minorities.

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  • Music School to Present Apochryphal Tale of Susannah

    October 27, 2014

    Catholic University’s Benjamin T. Rome School of Music presents American composer Carlisle Floyd’s apocryphal tale of Susannah in an intimate staging in Ward Recital Hall Nov. 20 through 23.

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  • Tony Winner to Address Drama Department

    October 24, 2014

    Robert Freedman, who won the 2014 Tony Award for Best Book of a Musical, will be coming to The Catholic University of America Department of Drama to discuss his work and answer questions about playwriting, screenwriting, and Broadway theatre.

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  • Cardinal Gerhard Müller to Speak on Campus

    October 24, 2014

    Cardinal Gerhard Müller will speak Nov. 3 on the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith.

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  • Msgr. Kevin W. Irwin S.T.D. Headshot

    Monsignor Irwin Honored for Liturgical Work

    October 23, 2014

    Monsignor Kevin Irwin was recently named the winner of the Frederick McManus Award by the Federation of Diocesan Liturgical Commissions.

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  • New Certificate Focuses on Christian-Muslim Relations

    October 21, 2014

    Beginning in spring 2015, the School of Theology and Religious Studies at The Catholic University of America in Washington, D.C., will offer a new academic program, an online Certificate in Christian-Muslim Relations.

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  • A Grand Dedication for a Grand Building

    October 17, 2014

    Catholic University’s newly renovated LEED-certified Father O’Connell Hall was dedicated Oct. 17 on the first day of Cardinal Weekend.

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  • Remarks at Dedication of Father O'Connell Hall

    October 17, 2014

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  • Items from CUA Collection on Display at Smithsonian

    October 17, 2014

    Eleven items from Catholic University’s Semitics/ICOR (Institute of Christian Oriental Research) Library have been loaned to the Smithsonian Institution’s Arthur M. Sackler Gallery.

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  • Remarks at Dedication of Father O'Connell Hall

    October 16, 2014

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    October 16, 2014

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  • Connecting Classroom Reading with Live Performance

    October 15, 2014

    First-year students make connections between their reading of King Oedipus and a performance of the play.

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  • German Studies Program to Commemorate Fall of Berlin Wall

    October 15, 2014

    The Embassy of Germany selected CUA to host a week of events remembering the fall of the Berlin Wall 25 years ago.

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  • University Launches New Certificate in Latin American and Latino Studies

    October 10, 2014

    Beginning this semester, students can enroll in a new certificate program in Latin American and Latino Studies.

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  • Pope Francis Peace Prize

    October 09, 2014

    Experts at The Catholic University of America in Washington, D.C., are available to discuss Pope Francis and the Nobel Peace Prize.

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  • STRS Receives Grant Promoting Scientific Study

    October 09, 2014

    The School of Theology and Religious Studies was one of 10 Christian institutions awarded “Science for Seminaries” grants from the American Association for the Advancement of Science this week.

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  • Dedication of Restored, Century-Old LEED Certified University Building

    October 09, 2014

    Catholic University’s newly renovated Father O’Connell Hall — built in 1914 and now LEED certified — will be formally dedicated with a ceremony.

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  • Graduate Student Receives Award

    October 08, 2014

    Indira Henard, a social work graduate student, received an award for her work on legislation helping sexual assault victims.

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  • Renowned Pianists to Perform During Series

    October 08, 2014

    For the third consecutive season, the Benjamin T. Rome School of Music will play host to world-renowned pianists for performances and master classes during the Washington International Piano Series at CUA.

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  • The Catholic University of America Recommended in Guide to Catholic Colleges

    October 06, 2014

    The Catholic University of America is recommended in the 2015 edition of The Newman Guide to Choosing a Catholic College.

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  • Monroe Street Market Opens with Celebration

    October 03, 2014

    Hundreds of people gathered Thursday to celebrate the official opening of the new community.

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  • Experts on Family and Upcoming Synod

    October 02, 2014

    Experts at The Catholic University of America in Washington, D.C., are available to discuss the Third Extraordinary General Assembly of the Synod of Bishops on the theme “Pastoral challenges to the family in the context of evangelization.” The Synod will meet at the Vatican from Oct. 5 to 19.

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    Washington International Piano Series - Sharon Christman

    October 01, 2014

    The Benjamin T. Rome School of Music presents Sharon Christman, soprano, and Ivo Kaltchev, piano.

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  • Student Productions Performed at Other Universities

    October 01, 2014

    Students in the M.F.A. playwriting program are seeing their original plays performed at college campuses in Virginia, Oklahoma, and Kansas.

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  • Carousel Comes to Life at Renovated Hartke Theatre

    September 30, 2014

    The sweeping score of Rodgers and Hammerstein’s Carousel will come to life as the School of Music presents its fall musical at Hartke Theatre.

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  • CUA Knights Named Outstanding College Council

    September 29, 2014

    CUA Knights of Columbus Council 9542 was honored for its accomplishments and service this weekend during the 2014 Knights of Columbus College Councils Conference.

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  • CUA Hosts International Canon Law Congress

    September 26, 2014

    CUA's School of Canon Law hosted the International Congress of Canon Law in September.

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  • Capital Fest to Feature Walk the Moon

    September 24, 2014

    Capital Fest 2014 will feature Walk the Moon with an opening performance by Coin.

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  • Freshman Retreat Inspires Students and Leaders

    September 22, 2014

    Earlier this month, approximately 270 first-year students took part in the Office of Campus Ministry’s Freshman Retreat in North East, Md.

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  • University Collects Material for Composting in Dining Halls

    September 22, 2014

    Beginning Tuesday, Sept. 23, the University will collect food waste for composting in the Edward J. Pryzbyla University Center.

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  • Alumnus Named New Archbishop of Chicago

    September 20, 2014

    Pope Francis has named Most Rev. Blase Cupich, bishop of Spokane, to be the new archbishop of Chicago. He will succeed Cardinal Francis George, O.M.I.

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  • Fall Philosophy Lecture Series

    September 19, 2014

    The Catholic University of America School of Philosophy presents its 47th annual Fall Lecture Series, which this year explores the theme Music and Philosophy.

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  • CUA Alum Joins Prestigious List of MacArthur Fellows

    September 18, 2014

    Catholic University alumna Pamela O. Long, M.S.W. 1971, was among 21 “geniuses” named to the 2014 class of MacArthur Fellows.

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  • Philosophy Professor Honored by University of Dayton

    September 18, 2014

    Philosophy Professor Thérèse-Anne Druart was recently honored by the University of Dayton with its 2014 Marianist Award.

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  • Canadian Bishop Visits School of Engineering

    September 16, 2014

    The School of Engineering honors Bishop Vincent Nguyen of Toronto during a special lunch Sept. 8.

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  • Leed Lab Crough Certification

    September 16, 2014

    Faculty, staff, students, and administrators gathered Monday, Sept. 15 to acknowledge the Edward M. Crough Center for Architectural Studies being designated LEED Existing Buildings Operations and Maintenance (EB: O+M) certified.

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  • Internships Provide Career Experience for Students

    September 16, 2014

    Even though many Catholic University students weren't in classes over the summer, they didn't take a break from learning.

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  • Walton Critic

    September 12, 2014

    The School of Architecture and Planning (CUArch) announces its 2014 Walton Critic, architect Eliana Bórmida.

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  • STRS Now Offers B.A. in Theology and Religious Studies

    September 10, 2014

    Students who now earn their bachelor's degrees through the School of Theology and Religious Studies wear their school sweatshirts with pride.

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  • Dean Addresses Class of 2018 at Convocation

    September 10, 2014

    At Catholic University’s annual Convocation, held Sept. 10 in the Great Upper Church of the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception, first-year students were formally received into the academic community.

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  • Hartke Renovations

    September 09, 2014

    Members of the University community will enjoy a more comfortable theatre experience this semester, thanks to the many renovations and updates recently completed at Hartke Theatre.

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  • Crough LEED EB: O+M Certification

    September 08, 2014

    A ceremony will be held at CUA’s Crough Center on Sept. 15 to acknowledge the building being designated LEED Existing Buildings Operations and Maintenance (EB: O+M) certified. It is the first building in the world to be certified by students as part of a formal course.

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  • Scientist to Talk on Satellite Sensors

    September 08, 2014

    Rita Colwell will speak about satellite sensors that have the ability to predict disease patterns.

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  • Room Blessings

    September 05, 2014

    Franciscan friars to visit each residence hall on campus to bless rooms.

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  • Campus Ministry Offers New App

    September 05, 2014

    The Office of Campus Ministry at The Catholic University of America launched a new app last month.

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  • Keynote to Highlight Infectious Disease Research

    September 03, 2014

    Rita Colwell will speak about satellite sensors that have the ability to predict disease patterns.

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  • Cardinal Wuerl's Remarks

    August 29, 2014

    Cardinal Donald Wuerl gave an impassioned plea to speak up for those being persecuted, tortured, and killed for their religious beliefs in Iraq and Syria.

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  • 2014 Mass of the Holy Spirit

    August 28, 2014

    The Catholic University of America community received a message of inspiration and solidarity during the Mass of the Holy Spirit Aug. 28.

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  • Mass of the Holy Spirit Remarks

    August 28, 2014

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    August 28, 2014

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  • Drama Professor Directs Prison Production

    August 25, 2014

    Drama Professor Gary Sloan worked with the nonprofit Rehabilitation Through the Arts to stage a performance of "Macbeth" in a New York prison.

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  • Professors Share Similar Journeys to CUA

    August 22, 2014

    Though they never knew each other before joining the CUA faculty, Nancy Adleman and Sahana Kukke had very similar life paths to get to the University.

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  • What is Recyclable?

    August 22, 2014

    Catholic University participates in single-stream recycling. That means all recyclables can be placed in the same bin.

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  • University Introduces Improved Recycling Measures

    August 22, 2014

    In an effort to decrease landfill waste, the University’s Office of Facilities Operations has partnered with Waste Management, North America’s largest residential recycler, to improve recycling efforts on campus.

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  • New Students Welcomed During Freshman Move-In

    August 21, 2014

    The Catholic University of America campus burst to life the morning of Aug. 24 as hundreds of freshmen from around the country moved into their residence halls for the first time.

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  • Back to School News

    August 20, 2014

    New students are set to arrive at The Catholic University of America for Orientation 2014 on Thursday, Aug. 21. The move-in date for returning students is Saturday, Aug. 23.

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  • Julia Young Ph.D. Headshot

    Mother-Daughter Professors Make CUA Home

    August 18, 2014

    Julia Young took a job as an assistant professor at Catholic University in 2011. Two years later, her mother joined her at the University.

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  • Physics Researcher to Receive Award

    August 14, 2014

    Chigomezyo Ngwira, a research post-doctoral fellow in the Department of Physics at The Catholic University of America, will receive the American Geophysical Union (AGU) Science for Solutions award in December.

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  • From Afghanistan to Virginia

    August 12, 2014

    Army Major Joe Evans, CUA graduate student, and his Afghanistan interpreter share their story.

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  • Students Prepare to Launch Project into Space

    August 11, 2014

    As part of a NASA program, a multidisciplinary team of Catholic University undergraduates have built a self-regulating machine which they will now launch into space, with the help of a high-altitude research balloon.

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  • Religion: Key to Understanding Violence and Promoting Peace in Global Times

    August 08, 2014

    The Center for the Study of Culture and Values hosts its annual fall seminar.

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  • Engineering Dean to be Honored

    August 07, 2014

    Dean of the School of Engineering receives the 2014 Asian Heritage Award in Opportunity.

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  • Fall 2014 Music Preview

    August 06, 2014

    Fall Offerings from the Benjamin T. Rome School of Music will include the musical "Carousel", the opera "Susannah", and the annual Christmas Concert for Charity.

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  • Spirit of Place Project Celebrates Irish Heritage

    August 06, 2014

    Twenty-one architecture students build a monument on the rugged coast of County Mayo, Ireland, that celebrates the area’s natural beauty and historical legacy.

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  • Aquinas Mass - The Catholic University of America

    August 04, 2014

    The Catholic University of America (CUA) and Dominican House of Studies, in association with the National Catholic Education Association (NCEA), will celebrate National Catholic Schools Week at the annual University Mass in honor of St. Thomas Aquinas, which will be broadcast live on EWTN.

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  • Fall 2014 Drama Preview

    August 01, 2014

    For its 2014-2015 season, the Department of Drama will present experimental takes on classic works and never-before-seen plays from modern writers.

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  • Music Student Wins University Piano Competition

    August 01, 2014

    Sophomore Brian Billion, a piano performance major, will be one of the featured pianists from around the world to perform at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts this weekend.

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  • Barnes & Noble Open

    July 28, 2014

    Approximately 100 people gathered on the sidewalk of Monroe Street on the morning of Monday, July 28, to witness the opening of one of the anchor stores of Monroe Street Market — Barnes & Noble at The Catholic University of America.

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  • Sen. Marco Rubio Delivers Address on Values

    July 23, 2014

    In a 30-minute address before a packed room in the Edward J. Pryzbyla University Center, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) spoke on a wide range of issues confronting American society today.

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  • Bookstore to Open at Monroe Street Market

    July 18, 2014

    Barnes&Noble College Booksellers at The Catholic University of America marks its opening in Monroe Street Market with a celebration on July 28.

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  • Sen. Marco Rubio To Speak On Family Values

    July 17, 2014

    Sen. Rubio's address is co-sponsored by the Institute for Policy Research & Catholic Studies and will be followed by a panel discussion of analysts and scholars.

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  • Professor Honored By Brazilian Government

    July 17, 2014

    Duilia de Mello, associate professor of physics, was one of six Brazilian professionals recently honored for their contributions around the world.

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  • From CUA to Fashion Week

    July 14, 2014

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  • CUA Professors Participate in International Dialogue

    July 09, 2014

    Two CUA professors participate in a session of dialogue between the Disciples of Christ and the Roman Catholic Church in Rome

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  • Experts on Immigration Crisis

    July 08, 2014

    Experts at The Catholic University of America in Washington, D.C., are available to discuss Catholic social teaching on migration and the Catholic Church’s response to the immigration crisis on the U.S. border.

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  • Music School to Host International Piano Festival

    July 07, 2014

    Piano students and teachers from around the world will gather for a week of classical music during the 6th Annual Washington International Piano Festival.

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  • CUA Press Releases New Catalog

    July 03, 2014

    CUA Press releases its 2014-2015 fall and winter books edition catalog.

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  • Professor Awarded Christian Unity Award

    June 27, 2014

    Rev. John T. Ford, C.S.C., professor of theology and religious studies, has been honored with the Paul Wattson Christian Unity Award.

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  • Mark L. Rienzi J.D. Headshot

    Law Professor Wins Unanimous Supreme Court Decision

    June 26, 2014

    The Supreme Court decided unanimously in favor of Mark Rienzi, associate professor of law, who argued on behalf of anti-abortion protesters in a case involving protest-free zones in Massachusetts.

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  • University Archives Increases Online Access

    June 26, 2014

    The University Archives added links last month to PDF scans of original documents found in two of its collections.

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  • National Symphony Orchestra to Perform at CUA

    June 26, 2014

    The National Symphony Orchestra will take its 2015 NSO In Your Neighborhood series to the Brookland, with a special performance at CUA's Hartke Theatre Jan. 12.

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  • Summer Exhibits at Mullen Library

    June 25, 2014

    The John K. Mullen of Denver Memorial Library is hosting two exhibits on display this summer.

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  • Experts Available to Discuss Hobby Lobby Suit

    June 24, 2014

    Experts at The Catholic University of America are available to talk about the Supreme Court’s decision in the Hobby Lobby case, which raises the question of whether a corporation has a legal right on religious grounds to refuse to comply with provisions of the Affordable Care Act requiring it to provide contraceptive health insurance coverage for its female employees.

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  • Students Envision Post-Height Act D.C.

    June 19, 2014

    A recent architecture exhibit challenged Washington, D.C.’s 1910 Height Act, which limits building height in the nation’s capital.

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  • Vatican Theologians Approve Fulton Sheen Miracle

    June 18, 2014

    The canonization cause for former CUA professor Archbishop Fulton J. Sheen advanced as theologians approved a miracle attributed to his intercession.

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  • Professors to Premiere One-Woman Show

    June 18, 2014

    The one-woman show will premiere in New York City and tell the story of civil rights martyr Viola Liuzzo.

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  • Students Carry on Former President's Legacy

    June 16, 2014

    Awarded every year, the Most Reverend David M. O'Connell Service Scholarship honors students who embody the bishop's dedication to service.

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  • CUA Mourns Death of Jamie Roberts

    June 14, 2014

    Jamie Roberts, a staff member and assistant coach in the CUA Athletics Department, was killed in an accident while riding her bike across country in support of cancer research.

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  • Eileen Dombo Appointed Victim Assistance Coordinator

    June 10, 2014

    Catholic University’s Eileen A. Dombo has been appointed new victim assistance coordinator for the Archdiocese for the Military Services.

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  • U.S. Cardinals Raise $2.1 Million for Catholic University Scholarships

    June 02, 2014

    Eight U.S. Catholic cardinals and 750 guests gathered in New York City on Friday, May 30, for the 25th American Cardinals Dinner, held at the Waldorf Astoria Hotel.

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  • University Recognized for Tree Management

    May 28, 2014

    The Catholic University of America has been recognized as a 2013 Tree Campus by the Arbor Day Foundation — the third consecutive year the campus has earned the distinction.

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  • U.S. Cardinals to Gather in New York on May 30 for Annual CUA Scholarship Fundraiser

    May 28, 2014

    The United States Cardinals will gather in New York City on Friday, May 30, for the traditional fundraiser for scholarships for The Catholic University of America, the university founded by the U.S. bishops over 125 years ago.

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  • Spring Sports Teams Make NCAA Tournament Runs

    May 23, 2014

    Catholic University athletic teams marked a historic spring season as the Cardinals took home Landmark Conference championships in three sports.

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  • Pope Francis’s Trip to the Holy Land

    May 22, 2014

    Experts at The Catholic University of America in Washington, D.C., are available to discuss Pope Francis's trip to the Holy Land May 24 through 26.

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  • Music School to Present Piano Festival

    May 21, 2014

    The Benjamin T. Rome School of Music at The Catholic University of America will present the Washington International Piano Festival July 27 to Aug. 3.

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  • 125th Annual Commencement Address

    May 17, 2014

    Philip Rivers, quarterback for the San Diego Chargers, addresses Catholic University's Class of 2014.

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    125th Annual Commencement — President Remarks

    May 17, 2014

    University President John Garvey addresses the graduating class of 2014.

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  • Cardinal Tagle Urges Graduates to Find their Place

    May 17, 2014

    At the Baccalaureate Mass for the Class of 2014, Cardinal Luis Antonio Tagle, archbishop of Manila, urged the graduates to find the place Jesus has prepared for them in life.

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  • Diploma Distribution Rain Plan

    May 16, 2014

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  • Graduating Twins Share a Call to Serve

    May 16, 2014

    Brittany and Kaitlin Ekert will graduate with different degrees, but matching goals.

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  • 2014 Commencement - The Catholic University of America

    May 15, 2014

    San Diego Chargers quarterback Philip Rivers addresses graduates during the 125th Annual Commencement Ceremony.

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  • Lucamante Accepts Goggio Professorship

    May 14, 2014

    Stefania Lucamante will serve as the Emilio Goggio Visiting Professor at the University of Toronto.

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  • Faculty on Book TV

    May 14, 2014

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  • CUA to Confer More Than 1,700 Diplomas

    May 13, 2014

    The Catholic University of America will confer more than 1,550 degrees during its 125th Annual Commencement Ceremony, which will be held Saturday, May 17.

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  • Seniors Plan Post-Graduation Lives

    May 12, 2014

    A handful of seniors discuss their plans after they cross the stage at Commencement on May 17.

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  • Students Inspired to Pursue Higher Ed Careers

    May 12, 2014

    Extracurricular activities and campus jobs inspired three graduating Catholic University students to pursue careers in higher education.

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  • Media Studies Students Visit New York City

    May 09, 2014

    L.R. Poos, dean of arts and sciences, and fellow CUA faculty members accompanied 15 students last month on the first annual CUA in the Media trip to New York City.

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  • Retiring Faculty Honored at Spring Luncheon

    May 08, 2014

    Retiring faculty members with an accumulated 177 years of service to The Catholic University of America were honored during a luncheon May 6.

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  • Students Reflect on Hong Kong Exchange Program

    May 07, 2014

    Three students are the first to participate in a new program with the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology.

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  • CUA Drama Takes Shakespeare On The Road

    May 02, 2014

    Drama students perform Shakespeare for middle and high school students during a five-week tour of local schools.

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  • Still Time to Enroll for Summer Sessions

    April 28, 2014

    Catholic University and visiting students still have time to take advantage of CUA Summer’s lower tuition, housing deals, and vast array of online or face-to-face courses.

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  • Local Government’s Modern Dilemma: Historic Preservation and Managing Land Use, Development, Community, and Heritage

    April 24, 2014

    Heidi Siebentritt, preservation planner in the Loudon County Department of Planning, will speak on “Local Government’s Modern Dilemma: Historic Preservation and Managing Landuse, Development, Community, and Heritage.”

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  • Lecture by Father Raniero Cantalamessa, preacher to the papal household

    April 24, 2014

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  • Lecture by Father Raniero Cantalamessa, preacher to the papal household

    April 24, 2014

    Father Raniero Cantalamessa will present a lecture titled “Priestly Servants for the New Evangelization.”

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  • Noland Painting Finds Its Home

    April 24, 2014

    Pool by legendary artist Kenneth Noland has been restored and installed at the Mullen Library.

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  • Professors Honored for Research and Scholarship

    April 24, 2014

    Three faculty members were honored April 23 by The Catholic University of America for their achievements at the 2014 Research and Scholarship Awards.

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    April 23, 2014

    Director Lee Adair Lawrence will share her experience in making the independent film, "Chaplains Under Fire."

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  • Alumni Honored With Helen Hayes Awards

    April 23, 2014

    Several Catholic University alumni from the Department of Drama and the Benjamin T. Rome School of Music were honored for their work in Washington, D.C.-area productions during the 30th Annual Helen Hayes Awards, which took place April 21 at the National Building Museum.

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  • Music Alumnus Wins Prestigious Opera Competition

    April 22, 2014

    Catholic University alumnus Patrick Guetti (B.M. 2009, M.A. 2011) was recently named one of five grand prize winners in the Metropolitan National Council Auditions.

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  • CUA Is Conference Champion in Green Power Challenge

    April 22, 2014

    The Catholic University of America was recognized April 22 by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) as a 2013-2014 Individual Conference Champion of the College & University Green Power Challenge.

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  • Law Students Offer Tax Return Help

    April 16, 2014

    Law school volunteers helped local residents prepare tax returns through the IRS VITA program.

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    Widmer Pilgrimage

    April 16, 2014

    On April 23, Director of Entrepreneurship Andreas Widmer, his wife, Michelle, and their son, Eli, will head for Rome for the Canonization of Widmer's former boss.

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  • Drama and Discussion Mix with The Merchant of Venice

    April 11, 2014

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  • Way of the Cross

    April 10, 2014

    CUA's annual candlelit procession to commemorate the Stations of the Cross, the 14 moments of Jesus' Passion.

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  • two pope saints

    April 10, 2014

    On Sunday, April 27, Pope Francis will lead the canonization ceremonies of Pope John XXIII and Pope John Paul II, naming them saints. Experts at The Catholic University of America in Washington, D.C., are available to discuss the process of canonization and the papacy of these two popes.

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  • CUA Drama Offers Institute for High School Students

    April 09, 2014

    High school drama students will have a chance to build their acting skills and perform with their peers this summer thanks to a program being offered by the Department of Drama at The Catholic University of America.

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  • McChrystal Talk

    April 08, 2014

    Gen. Stanley McChrystal, retired four star general and former commander of U.S. and International Security Assistance Force and Joint Special Operations Command, will deliver the lecture “Crosslead: Adapting Organically” on April 15 as part of the School of Business and Economics’ SuperCurriculum lecture series.

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  • CUA Celebrates Division III Week

    April 08, 2014

    The Third Annual NCAA Division III week honors the achievements of nearly 180,000 student-athletes.

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  • Student Named Truman Scholarship Finalist

    April 07, 2014

    Junior politics major, Sarah Hendley, has been selected as a finalist for the Truman Scholarship.

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  • U.S. Cardinals to Gather in New York City May 30 for Annual CUA Scholarship Fundraiser

    April 04, 2014

    America’s Catholic cardinals will gather in New York City on Friday, May 30, to raise money for college scholarships at the 25th American Cardinals Dinner, to be held at the Waldorf Astoria Hotel.

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  • Knights to Host Talk by Archbishop Lori

    March 26, 2014

    Most Rev. William E. Lori, archbishop of Baltimore and supreme chaplain of the Knights of Columbus, will give a talk titled, “What It Means to be Pro-Life in Today’s Society.”

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  • Russian Aggression: Exploring the Implications of Putin’s Annexation of Crimea

    March 26, 2014

    The ambassadors to the United States from Ukraine, Georgia, the Czech Republic, and Lithuania will participate in a panel discussion on “Russian Aggression: Exploring the Implications of Putin’s Annexation of Crimea.”

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  • Knights of Columbus to Host Talk by Archbishop William Lori

    March 25, 2014

    Archbishop William Lori, hosted by the Knights of Columbus, will speak on "What it Means to be Pro-Life in Today's Society."

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  • Economics Professor Testifies on Hill

    March 25, 2014

    Maria Sophia Aguirre, professor of economics and chair of the Integral Economics Development program, will testify at a hearing titled “The First One Thousand Days: Development Aid Programs to Bolster Health and Nutrition.”

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  • Karl Herzfeld Memorial Lecture

    March 24, 2014

    The 33rd Annual Karl Herzfeld Memorial Lecture will feature John C. Mather, 2006 Nobel laureate in physics.

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  • Experts Available to Comment as Obama Prepares to Meet Pope

    March 24, 2014

    As President Obama prepares for his historic meeting with Pope Francis on March 27, academic experts with deep knowledge of the Catholic Church are available to comment on a variety of topics that may be related to the visit.

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  • Cardinal Burke Draws Large Crowd

    March 21, 2014

    A crowd of nearly 250 turned out to hear Cardinal Raymond Burke deliver the Provost Lecture at CUA.

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  • English Professor Awarded Research Fellowship

    March 20, 2014

    Tobias Gregory, associate professor of English, has been awarded a research fellowship from the American Council of Learned Societies.

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  • Exhibit Explores Washington Color School Legacy

    March 18, 2014

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  • Catechism for Business

    March 17, 2014

    Book presents the teachings of the Catholic Church as they relate to more than 100 specific and challenging moral questions.

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  • Catholic University Closed Monday, March 17

    March 16, 2014

    The Catholic University of America will be closed today, Tuesday, January 21, due to the snow storm expected to arrive in the Washington, D.C., area this morning.

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  • Parking Garage Open March 16

    March 16, 2014

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  • Tongs Film

    March 14, 2014

    The School of Architecture and Planning presents a documentary about the 2013 design-build project completed in Ireland by the Spirit of Place/Spirit of Design program.

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  • ALA President to Deliver Stone Lecture

    March 12, 2014

    Barbara Stripling, president of the American Library Association, will deliver the Department of Library and Information Science’s 24th Annual Elizabeth W. Stone Lecture.

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  • CUA Introduces New Master of Catechesis

    March 11, 2014

    Beginning this summer, the School of Theology and Religious Studies at The Catholic University of America in Washington, D.C., will offer a new academic program, the Master of Catechesis.

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  • Faculty on Book TV

    March 11, 2014

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  • Women’s Basketball Team Wins ECAC Championship

    March 10, 2014

    The Catholic University women’s basketball team won the 2014 Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) Division III Women's South Basketball Championship Tournament.

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  • Experts on Women in the Church

    March 07, 2014

    Experts at The Catholic University of America are available to discuss International Women’s Day on March 8 and the role of women in the Church

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  • Under the Influence: Reverberations of the Washington Color School

    March 07, 2014

    The opening reception for the art exhibit will be held from 6 to 8 p.m., at the Salve Regina Gallery on campus, and from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Victor L. Selman Community Gallery in neighboring Brookland.

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  • WHAT: Mass in Solidarity and Prayer for the Philippines

    March 07, 2014

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  • Experts Approve Fulton Sheen Miracle

    March 06, 2014

    The canonization cause for Archbishop Fulton J. Sheen advanced this week as medical experts at the Vatican approved a miracle attributed to his intercession.

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  • Cardinal Yearbook Collection Now Online

    March 05, 2014

    University Archives has launched an online finding aid for CUA’s collection of the Cardinal Yearbook. Some yearbooks are available fully online.

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  • CUA Experts Available to Discuss Lenten Season

    March 04, 2014

    Experts at The Catholic University of America are available to discuss Lent and other liturgical traditions leading up to and including Easter Sunday.

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  • Catholic University Closed Thursday, February 13

    March 02, 2014

    The Catholic University of America will be closed today, Tuesday, January 21, due to the snow storm expected to arrive in the Washington, D.C., area this morning.

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  • Salt + Light CEO and Producers Visit CUA

    February 28, 2014

    The CEO and two producers from Canada’s Catholic TV channel Salt + Light participated in a daylong series of events at CUA.

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  • Cardinal Burke to Give Lecture

    February 25, 2014

    Cardinal Raymond Burke will give the 11th Annual James H. Provost Memorial Lecture.

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  • Students to Perform Don Giovanni

    February 25, 2014

    Students at Catholic University's Benjamin T. Rome School of Music will bring a musical masterpiece to Hartke Theatre as they perform their spring opera, "Don Giovanni," March 20 through 23.

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  • International Week to Highlight Diversity

    February 24, 2014

    The Center for Global Education honors the cultural diversity of CUA students during International Week, which runs from Monday, Feb. 24, to Saturday, March. 1.

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  • Undergraduate Biomedical Engineering Papers Win

    February 24, 2014

    Two papers by biomedical engineering majors won first prize in the District of Columbia Council of Engineering and Architectural Societies’ student paper competition.

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  • Scandal and Satire in Fifi and Hunter Forever

    February 20, 2014

    Hollywood glamour and celebrity scandals are coming to Catholic University as a new play premieres at Hartke Theatre Feb. 27 through March 2.

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    Engineering Professor Awarded Fulbright

    February 20, 2014

    Jandro Abot, a clinical associate professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering, has been awarded a Fulbright Grant to do research in nanotechnology in Brazil.

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  • Catholic University Closed Thursday, February 13

    February 12, 2014

    The Catholic University of America will be closed today, Tuesday, January 21, due to the snow storm expected to arrive in the Washington, D.C., area this morning.

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  • Faculty on Book TV

    February 12, 2014

    A crew from Book TV on C-SPAN2 set up in the May Gallery of the John K. Mullen of Denver Memorial Library on Tuesday, Jan. 27, to film eight faculty authors discussing books they have written or edited.

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  • Philip Rivers to Address 2014 Graduates at CUA’s Commencement

    February 11, 2014

    Philip Rivers, Pro Bowl quarterback for the San Diego Chargers, will address the Class of 2014 at the 125th Annual Commencement Ceremony of The Catholic University of America on May 17.

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  • Bible Stories Come to Life in Godspell

    February 10, 2014

    The Benjamin T. Rome School of Music presents its spring musical, "Godspell," beginning Feb. 21.

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  • WHAT: CUA Drama to Present "Etiology" by Teri Gillmor

    February 07, 2014

    "Etiology", an M.F.A. playwriting thesis by Teri Gillmor, will premiere this month.

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    February 04, 2014

    The CUA Symphony Orchestra will perform selections by Beethoven, Mozart and Prokofiev.

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  • University-Developed Process will Repurpose Old Technology into Tiles

    February 04, 2014

    The Vitreous State Laboratory has developed a process to repurpose old televisions and computers into ceramic tiles.

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  • Eleven CUA Students and Alumni Nominated for Helen Hayes Awards

    February 03, 2014

    A number of Catholic University students and alumni have received nominations for the 30th Helen Hayes Awards for their work in Washington, D.C.-area productions.

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  • Students Urged to Pursue Humility during St. Thomas Aquinas Mass

    January 28, 2014

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    January 28, 2014

    The St. Thomas Aquinas Mass is hosted annually by the University and the Dominican House of Studies, to mark National Catholic Schools Week.

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  • Mass of St. Thomas Aquinas Homily

    January 28, 2014

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  • Students Serve Overnight before the March

    January 24, 2014

    CUA hosted more than 1,200 of these young pilgrims on its campus the evening of Jan. 21, the night before the 41st Annual March for Life.

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  • Nationally Televised Mass to Mark Catholic Schools Week

    January 24, 2014

    The Catholic University of America will celebrate National Catholic Schools Week at the annual University Mass in honor of St. Thomas Aquinas.

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  • IPR Video Contest Accepting Entries

    January 24, 2014

    The Institute for Policy Research & Catholic Studies is sponsoring a video contest on the topic "Solidarity."

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  • New Philippine Cardinal Has Ties to University

    January 23, 2014

    Archbishop Orlando Quevedo, O.M.I., will become the second cardinal in the Philippines who was educated at The Catholic University of America.

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  • CUA Participates in March for Life

    January 22, 2014

    Bundled in coats and scarves, CUA students attend a rally at Caldwell Hall before traveling to the March for Life.

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  • Catholic University Closed Today, Tuesday, January 21

    January 22, 2014

    The Catholic University of America will be closed today, Tuesday, January 21, due to the snow storm expected to arrive in the Washington, D.C., area this morning.

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  • Catholic University Closed Today, Tuesday, January 21

    January 21, 2014

    The Catholic University of America will be closed today, Tuesday, January 21, due to the snow storm expected to arrive in the Washington, D.C., area this morning.

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  • Brown Bag Lecture: Joshua DuBois on Religion and Public Life

    January 17, 2014

    The Institute for Policy Research and Catholic Studies presents a Brown Bag Lecture by Joshua DuBois, former executive director of the White House Office of Faith-Based and Neighborhood Partnerships.

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  • Vocal Music Festival Set for Jan. 24-25

    January 17, 2014

    The Catholic University of America chapter of the Society of Composers Inc. presents the fourth annual New Voices @ CUA: A Festival of New Vocal Music Jan. 24 and 25.

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  • Spring 2014 Music Preview

    January 16, 2014

    Performances to be presented by the Benjamin T. Rome School of Music

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    Library Science Professor Honored with Teaching Award

    January 15, 2014

    Renate Chancellor will be presented with the Award for Teaching Excellence from the Association for Library and Information Science Education.

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  • James F. Brennan Ph.D. Headshot

    Provost Visits Israel with Other University Provosts

    January 06, 2014

    James Brennan, provost of The Catholic University of America, is spending a week in Israel as a member of a delegation of nine provosts from American universities.

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  • Faculty on Book TV

    January 06, 2014

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