2015

  • Physics Professor Receives Major Federal Grant for Research

    December 21, 2015

    The nuclear physics group, led by Associate Professor Tanja Horn, has been awarded a federal grant of $750,000 from the National Science Foundation.

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  • Literary Association to Move to Catholic University

    December 18, 2015

    The Association of Literary Scholars, Critics, and Writers (ALSCW) will move to the campus of The Catholic University of America in early 2016.

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  • Concert Raises $13,000 for Brookland Convent

    December 17, 2015

    The 26th Annual Christmas Concert for Charity raised $13,000 to support the work of a convent near The Catholic University of America.

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  • CUA Lab Awarded $5.7 Million for Nuclear Waste Research

    December 16, 2015

    The Vitreous State Laboratory accomplished an impressive feat this semester when it was named the recipient of 14 awards within three months.

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  • CUA to Begin Year of Mercy with Penance Service

    December 07, 2015

    The Office of Campus Ministry kicks off the Jubilee Year with an evening of prayer and reconciliation.

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  • Internship Affords an Inside Look at the Vatican

    December 04, 2015

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  • Venigalla B. Rao Ph.D. Headshot

    Professor Discusses HIV Research Advances

    November 30, 2015

    Professor Venigalla Rao discusses new findings from his lab that could lead to a potential HIV vaccine, and answers questions on advances in the HIV field.

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  • Year of Mercy Experts

    November 30, 2015

    On Dec. 8, 2015, the Catholic Church will begin celebrating the Year of Mercy, a jubilee year announced by Pope Francis last March. The following Catholic University professors can comment on topics related to the Year of Mercy and jubilee years.

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  • Interview: Leo Nestor Reflects on his Years Conducting the Christmas Concert

    November 24, 2015

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  • Music School to Present Christmas Concert for Charity

    November 24, 2015

    The music school will kick off its Christmas celebrations Dec. 4 with a night of seasonal sacred music during the 26th Annual Christmas Concert for Charity.

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  • Thanksgiving with Father Jude

    November 23, 2015

    Students staying on campus will have the opportunity to share a Thanksgiving dinner hosted by Father Jude.

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  • 2016 Hall of Fame Nominees

    November 23, 2015

    Catholic University will recognize five alumni for their outstanding athletic achievements at the Athletics Hall of Fame Inductions on Jan. 30.

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  • Events to Usher in the Christmas Season

    November 23, 2015

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

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  • Students Celebrate Culture at Thanksgiving Potluck

    November 20, 2015

    Students shared foods representing their unique cultures during a Thanksgiving potluck Nov. 19.

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  • Rev. John T. Ford C.S.C., S.T.D. Headshot

    Father Ford on Saint Junípero Serra

    November 20, 2015

    Junípero Serra was canonized by Pope Francis during his September Mass at the Basilica. Father John Ford talks about this new saint.

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  • Tip Sheet on Terrorism, Migration, Peace

    November 19, 2015

    The following experts at The Catholic University of America are available to reporters to comment on recent acts of terrorism, migration, refugees, and peace.

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  • The School of Architecture and Planning Offers Three New Degree Programs

    November 16, 2015

    This fall the School of Architecture and Planning is offering three new degree programs.

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  • Intelligence Director Honored with Engineering Award

    November 16, 2015

    The School of Engineering recently honored Letitia Long with its 2015 Distinguished Alumni Award.

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  • Big Love: A Modern Look at a Greek Tragedy

    November 12, 2015

    With Big Love, CUA Drama presents a story of runaway brides that is equal parts comedy and tragedy.

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  • Big Egos, Dueling Divas in Mozart's The Impresario

    November 11, 2015

    The larger-than-life antics of a busy opera company will be brought to life on stage this month as the music school presents Mozart's opera.

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  • President Garvey: 'Heartened' by Court's Announcement

    November 06, 2015

    President Garvey said he is "heartened" by the U.S. Supreme Court's announcement that it will take up all seven pending cases challenging the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ (HHS) mandate.

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  • Laudato Si’: Care for Creation Extends to Relationships, Family Life

    November 04, 2015

    A recent interdisciplinary conference examines Pope Francis's encyclical through various academic lenses.

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  • V. Bradley Lewis Ph.D. Headshot

    Professor to Testify on Hill

    November 03, 2015

    V. Bradley Lewis, associate professor of philosophy, will testify on Capitol Hill about the growing refugee crisis in Europe.

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  • Drama Graduate Students Perform Poe Tribute

    October 30, 2015

    Drama graduate students celebrated Halloween early with a night of theatre adapted from the works of Edgar Allen Poe.

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  • Engineering School Named to Grand Scholars Program

    October 29, 2015

    The new program is designed to prepare students to solve grand challenges facing society in the 21st century.

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  • Conference to Examine Dei Verbum at 50

    October 29, 2015

    God’s revelation will be the topic of a one-day conference scheduled to take place at CUA Nov. 6.

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  • Conference to Focus on Criminal Justice Reform

    October 28, 2015

    In preparation for the Year of Mercy, Catholic University will co-host a day of discussions related to restorative justice.

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  • Benefactor Gives Endowed Professorship

    October 28, 2015

    Catholic University has accepted the Centesimus Annus Della Ratta Family Endowed Professorship, named in honor of benefactor Joe Della Ratta.

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  • Events to Celebrate 25th Anniversary of German Reunification

    October 23, 2015

    The German Studies Program is hosting events in October to celebrate the 25th Anniversary of the German reunification.

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  • Film Premiere Explores the Death Penalty in the U.S.

    October 22, 2015

    CUA partnered with the European Delegation to the United States this week to host the premiere of a new documentary.

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  • CUA Drama Honored for Supporting Female Playwrights

    October 19, 2015

    The Department of Drama was honored recently as a recipient of the International Centre for Women Playwrights (ICWP) 2015 50/50 Applause Award.

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  • Film Premiere to Explore the Death Penalty in the U.S.

    October 19, 2015

    CUA is partnering with the European Union Delegation to the United States to host the premiere of a new documentary.

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  • Conference to Explore Protecting ‘Our Common Home’

    October 14, 2015

    The University will partner with the USCCB for a daylong conference examining the Pope's recent encyclical on the environment.

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  • University Libraries Hosts Events to Support International Open Access Week

    October 09, 2015

    University Libraries is hosting three events in October to support International Open Access Week, Oct. 19 through 25.

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  • Catholic University Experts Available to Comment on Synod of Bishops on the Family

    October 08, 2015

    Experts at The Catholic University of America in Washington, D.C., are available to discuss the XIV Ordinary General Assembly of the Synod of Bishops on the Family.

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  • 'Most Happy Fella' Depicts May-December Romance

    October 05, 2015

    Audiences will be swept away by a tale of comedy and romance as the music school presents The Most Happy Fella.

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  • Social Work Lecture to Feature 2 Speakers

    October 05, 2015

    The National Catholic School of Social Service (NCSSS) Center on Global Aging (COGA) is hosting the 2015 Bill Bechill and Daniel Thursz Memorial Lecture on Thursday, Oct. 8, from 4 to 7 p.m.

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  • University Monitors Hurricane Joaquin

    October 02, 2015

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  • Stephen Schneck Ph.D. Headshot

    Professor Appointed to White House Council

    September 28, 2015

    Stephen Schneck, director of the Institute for Policy Research & Catholic Studies and associate professor of politics at The Catholic University of America, has been appointed as a member of President Barack Obama’s third Advisory Council on Faith-Based and Neighborhood Partnerships.

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  • American Authors to Perform at Capital Fest 2015

    September 25, 2015

    American Authors will perform at Capital Fest on Saturday, Oct. 3, at 7 p.m. on the lawn of The Catholic University of America’s Columbus School of Law.

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  • 2015 Bill Bechill and Daniel Thursz Memorial Lecture

    September 25, 2015

    The Catholic University of America’s National Catholic School of Social Services Center on Global Aging is hosting the 2015 Bill Bechill and Daniel Thursz Memorial Lecture.

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  • Standardized Tests No Longer Required for Undergraduate Admission to Catholic University

    September 21, 2015

    Submission of SAT or ACT test results is now optional for students applying for undergraduate admission.

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  • One-Woman Show to Depict Civil Rights Activist

    September 17, 2015

    Selma 65 tells the story of Viola Liuzzo, a white civil rights activist who demonstrated against discrimination toward African-American voters.

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  • Evolutionary Biologist to Speak on Species

    September 14, 2015

    Sean B. Carroll, internationally recognized evolutionary biologist, will be the keynote speaker for the Department of Biology’s annual graduate student research symposium.

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  • Keynote Address for 2015 Biology Symposium

    September 14, 2015

    Sean B. Carroll, an internationally recognized evolutionary biologist, author, educator, and executive producer, will be the keynote speaker at the annual symposium hosted by The Catholic University of America’s biology department.

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  • University Libraries Host Wiki-Edit-A-Thon and Know Your Campus Event

    September 14, 2015

    University Libraries hosts two events on Wednesday, Sept. 16, a Wiki-Edit-A-Thon and a Know Your Campus guided history tour.

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  • Exhibit Highlights Pope's Teachings on Grace

    September 11, 2015

    CUA's Department of Art presents artist Pat Costigan's project, "Grace: The Words of Pope Francis."

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  • $2 Million Grant to Fund Nursing School-VA Partnership

    September 09, 2015

    As part of a grant of up to $2 million, the School of Nursing is entering an academic and clinical partnership with the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs to enroll VA nurses in a program that will educate them as adult gerontology practitioners with master’s and doctoral degrees.

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  • Mass of the Holy Spirit - President's Remarks

    September 03, 2015

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  • Mass of the Holy Spirit Homily

    September 03, 2015

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  • Students Encouraged to Walk with Francis during Mass

    September 03, 2015

    Members of the University community were encouraged to walk with Pope Francis through their prayers and actions as part of the annual Mass.

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  • Basilica and CUA: A Seamless Relationship

    September 03, 2015

    The Basilica and CUA are drawing on their close relationship as they prepare to host Pope Francis.

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  • New Rome Center of The Catholic University of America and Australian Catholic University to Open Sept. 5

    September 02, 2015

    Saturday, Sept. 5, marks the official opening of the Rome Center of The Catholic University of America (CUA) and Australian Catholic University (ACU) at Via Garibaldi 28.

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    Pope Appoints CUA Theology Professor as Synod Auditor

    August 31, 2015

    Pope Francis has appointed John Grabowski, associate professor of moral theology/ethics, as an expert to the 2015 Synod of Bishops Oct. 4 through 25.

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  • CUA Musicians to Perform During Canonization Mass

    August 28, 2015

    The University Chamber Choir and the Symphony Orchestra will be among those performing at this fall's canonization Mass.

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  • New Students Join CUA 'Family'

    August 27, 2015

    Catholic University welcomed nearly 1,000 first-year and transfer students to campus Aug. 27.

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  • CUA to Celebrate Mass of the Holy Spirit

    August 26, 2015

    The Mass marks the official start of the academic year at Catholic University.

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  • CUA to Welcome 1,000 New Students

    August 26, 2015

    This year's Orientation includes information on all aspects of college life, a casino night, a playfair, and a Mass.

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  • Engineering School Strengthens Ties with Vietnam

    August 24, 2015

    The Engineering School hosted the Vietnamese vice minister of construction earlier this month.

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  • Upcoming Drama Productions Announced

    August 21, 2015

    This year's drama productions will include Selma '65, Big Love, and Pride and Prejudice.

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  • School of Music 50th Anniversary Events Continue This Fall

    August 17, 2015

    The Benjamin T. Rome School of Music continues its 50th anniversary celebration this fall.

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  • 2015-2016 Musical Theatre and Opera Events

    August 12, 2015

    The Musical Theatre and Vocal Divisions of the Benjamin T. Rome School of Music present their 2015-2016 events.

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  • Taiwanese Students Experience American College Life

    August 12, 2015

    Twelve college students from Fu Jen Catholic University spent three weeks living at Catholic University as part of an exchange program between the two universities.

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  • Readers Share Career Advice

    August 07, 2015

    For the summer 2015 special issue on careers, CUA Magazine readers share their best career advice.

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  • CUA Alumni Love Their Jobs!

    August 07, 2015

    Here are responses from CUA Magazine readers who love their jobs. More appear in the print edition of the special issue on careers.

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  • Catholic University Launches Spanish-Language Web Pages

    August 03, 2015

    The Spanish-language section of the website mirrors much of what is offered on the main CUA website, including information about academic programs, student activities, residence life, safety and health, and admissions.

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  • High School Students Receive In-Depth Training during Drama Institute

    July 23, 2015

    Sixteen high school students took part in this year’s program, which included classes and workshops on a wide variety of theatre topics.

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  • Catholic Groups Work to End Human Trafficking

    July 16, 2015

    CUA's National Catholic School of Social Service is working with other Catholic groups to wipe out human trafficking.

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    President Garvey and D.C. Mayor Greet Youth Group on Campus

    July 10, 2015

    President John Garvey and D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser welcomed District of Columbia youth to Catholic University on July 8.

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  • NCSSS Ranked Top Catholic School for Social Work

    July 07, 2015

    The National Catholic School of Social Service has been rated the top Catholic school of social work in the nation.

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  • CUA Honored with Catholic Press Awards

    July 07, 2015

    Catholic University received eight awards from the Catholic Press Association.

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  • Catholic Groups Host Conference on Human Trafficking

    July 07, 2015

    Catholic University's school of social work, together with Catholic Charities and the USCCB, will address the problem of human trafficking.

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  • Faculty and Staff Reflect on Previous Papal Visits

    June 24, 2015

    Faculty and staff involved in previous papal visits to share some memories of those events.

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  • University to Receive Study Abroad Grant

    June 24, 2015

    CUA was selected to receive $7,500 to support new scholarships for study abroad from the Institute for International Education.

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  • Media Studies Department to Offer New Certificate

    June 23, 2015

    Beginning in fall 2015, the Department of Media Studies at The Catholic University of America will offer a new academic program, a certificate in Video Production and Digital Storytelling.

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  • Conference to Feature the Culture of Syriac Christianity

    June 16, 2015

    On June 21-24, The Catholic University of America will host The Seventh North American Syriac Symposium.

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  • Same-Sex Marriage

    June 16, 2015

    The U.S. Supreme Court is expected to issue a ruling on the legality of same-sex marriage by the end of the month. The following professors are available to discuss the topic of same-sex marriage and the ruling.

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  • Catholic, Muslim, and Jewish Scholars Gather for Nostra Aetate Conference

    June 04, 2015

    Representatives from three of the world’s major religions came together for a conference celebrating interreligious friendship and dialogue.

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    Andrew Abela Named Provost of The Catholic University of America

    June 02, 2015

    President John Garvey has announced that he has appointed Andrew V. Abela as the new University Provost, effective June 3.

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  • Encyclical on the Environment

    May 20, 2015

    The following experts from The Catholic University of America are available to comment on the Pope’s encyclical on the environment, which is expected in coming months.

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  • 26 Graduates Commit to Long-Term Service

    May 16, 2015

    The number of graduates who have committed to serving at schools and in communities around the country and overseas has more than doubled in recent years.

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  • 2015 Commencement

    May 15, 2015

    Best-selling suspense novelist Mary Higgins Clark addressed the Class of 2015 during the 126th Annual Commencement Ceremony May 16.

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  • Grads Excited to Begin Careers

    May 15, 2015

    Several new graduates share how they landed their new jobs and why they can't wait to start.

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  • 126th Annual Commencement Remarks

    May 15, 2015

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  • Baccalaureate Mass Homily

    May 15, 2015

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    May 15, 2015

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    University Hires VP for Enrollment Management and Marketing

    May 13, 2015

    President John Garvey announced today that the University has hired Christopher P. Lydon as the new Vice President for Enrollment Management and Marketing, effective June 22.

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  • Diploma Rain Plan 2015 - The Catholic University of America

    May 13, 2015

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    University Hires VP for Advancement

    May 11, 2015

    President John Garvey announced today that the University has hired Scott P. Rembold as the new Vice President for University Advancement, effective June 24.

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  • CUA to Confer 1,850 Degrees at May 16 Commencement

    May 11, 2015

    Catholic University will confer approximately 1,850 degrees during its 126th Annual Commencement Ceremony.

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  • Faculty Honored at Spring Luncheon

    May 07, 2015

    Three faculty members were honored for their achievements in research and creative arts during the Spring Faculty Luncheon.

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  • Retiring Faculty Honored at Spring Luncheon

    May 07, 2015

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  • Senior Art Projects on Display

    May 06, 2015

    The Senior Thesis Exhibition currently on display in the Salve Regina Art Gallery features the unique work of studio art majors Mark Thomas and Cristina Rago.

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  • News Coverage of the 2008 Papal Visit to CUA

    May 04, 2015

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  • 2008 Pope Benedict XVI News Releases

    May 04, 2015

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  • President Welcomes Pope Benedict XVI to Catholic University

    May 04, 2015

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  • Students Mobilize to Help Efforts in Nepal

    May 04, 2015

    Following the devastating earthquake, a group of Nepalese students began raising money. Through CUA Cares, you can help too.

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  • IPR Fellows to Discuss Recently Published Books

    April 30, 2015

    Highlighted books will cover topics ranging from minority party politics in Congress, American Catholic life and education, bilingual education, and health care management.

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  • Students Receive a Backstage Look at NASA Facilities

    April 29, 2015

    11 honors students went on a behind-the-scenes tour of the NASA Goddard Space Flight Center earlier this month.

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  • News of Papal Visit Has Students Abuzz

    April 28, 2015

    Students at CUA are excited about the upcoming September visit of Pope Francis.

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  • Cardinal Wuerl Invites CUA Students to Participate in Pope Francis’s Visit

    April 28, 2015

    The leaders of the Archdiocese of Washington, the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception, and The Catholic University of America met today with students from CUA’s School of Architecture and Planning to announce a contest for the design of the altar, chair, and ambo to be used by Pope Francis during the canonization Mass of Blessed Junípero Serra on Sept. 23, 2015.

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  • American Cardinals Dinner Raises Scholarship Funds

    April 28, 2015

    America’s Catholic cardinals gathered in St. Louis on April 24, raising more than $1.1 million for college scholarships at the 26th American Cardinals Dinner.

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  • Conference Champion in Green Power

    April 27, 2015

    The Catholic University of America was recognized April 27 by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) as a 2014-2015 Individual Conference Champion of the College & University Green Power Challenge for using more green power than any other school in the Landmark Conference.

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  • Catholic University Welcomes Pope Francis

    April 27, 2015

    The Holy Father will celebrate an outdoor Mass adjacent to campus on Sept. 23, 2015.

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  • Conference: Ending Extreme Poverty Now

    April 23, 2015

    An upcoming conference will bring together representatives from major relief organizations to discuss fighting poverty around the world.

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  • University Recognized for Tree Management Fourth Year in a Row

    April 22, 2015

    The Catholic University of America has been recognized as a 2014 Tree Campus by the Arbor Day Foundation — the fourth consecutive year the University has earned the distinction.

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  • The Catholic Historical Review Celebrates 100 Years

    April 21, 2015

    The Catholic Historical Review was founded at CUA in April 1915. The well-respected journal is marking its 100th anniversary.

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  • U.S. Cardinals to Gather in St. Louis April 24 for Annual CUA Scholarship Fundraiser

    April 21, 2015

    America’s Catholic cardinals will gather in St. Louis on Friday, April 24, to raise money for college scholarships at the 26th American Cardinals Dinner.

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  • Experts on Pope's Visit in Spanish

    April 20, 2015

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    April 20, 2015

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  • Catholic University Congratulates New USCCB Officials with University Ties

    April 20, 2015

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  • A History of CUA Papal Visits

    April 20, 2015

    Pope Francis' September visit will mark the third time a reigning pope has come to campus.

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    April 20, 2015

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  • Papal Visit to the US

    April 20, 2015

    Experts at The Catholic University of America (CUA) in Washington, D.C., are available to discuss Pope Francis’s upcoming trip to the United States.

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  • Experts on Pope Francis Can Comment on Peace Prize

    April 20, 2015

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  • Experts Can Comment on Papal Visit

    April 20, 2015

    Experts are available to comment on the effect of violence on children and how adults can help them cope.

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  • University Mourns Passing of Cardinal George

    April 17, 2015

    The Catholic University of America is mourning the passing of its distinguished alumnus and former longtime trustee Cardinal Francis George, O.M.I.

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  • McMahon Classroom Dedicated to Fulton Sheen

    April 16, 2015

    McMahon 112 is dedicated to the former philosophy professor during the University's Archbishop Fulton J. Sheen Week.

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  • Drama Professor Honored by the Kennedy Center

    April 16, 2015

    Longtime drama professor, John Carr was recently honored posthumously with a teaching award and a $10,000 grant.

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  • Panelists Discuss Sheen's Legacy in Catholic Media

    April 16, 2015

    Several leaders in the field of Catholic broadcasting gathered at CUA Monday for a discussion about the role of media in the new evangelization.

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  • Music Students Shine in Sold-out Kennedy Center Concert

    April 13, 2015

    Catholic University students, alumni, and faculty performed in one of Washington’s most notable venues Sunday night during the Benjamin T. Rome School of Music’s 50th Anniversary Gala Concert.

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  • Panel to Discuss the Founding Padres

    April 10, 2015

    A panel of historians will consider how three missionary priests helped shape the United States during a discussion panel April 22.

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  • Nursing School Faculty Receive Prestigious Honor

    April 10, 2015

    Two nursing professors have been accepted as American Association for Nurse Practitioners (AANP) fellows.

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  • Of Guillotines and Girl Power

    April 10, 2015

    The Department of Drama presents “The Revolutionists,” a new play by Lauren Gunderson, exploring feminism, violence, and the French Revolution.

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  • Monroe Street Market Photo Feature - Catholic University

    March 31, 2015

    A photo display documenting the transformation of South Campus into the Monroe Street Market mixed-use development over the past five years.

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  • Author Mary Higgins Clark to Address 2015 Graduates

    March 31, 2015

    Mary Higgins Clark, best-selling author and suspense novelist, will address the Class of 2015 at the 126th Annual Commencement Ceremony of The Catholic University of America on May 16.

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  • Drama Department to Revive Traditional Play

    March 30, 2015

    The Drama Department will present The Annunciation, a modernization of the medieval Wakefield Play, in partnership with the Picturing Mary exhibit at the National Museum of Women in the Arts.

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  • Performing Arts Programs in the News

    March 27, 2015

    It's been a busy semester for music and drama students and faculty and local media has noticed.

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  • Experts Reflect on Grief

    March 27, 2015

    Two University experts talk about the complicated process of grief.

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  • Curley Court Deconstruction

    March 26, 2015

    Before the removal of trailers from campus, students had the chance to deconstruct them to learn more about architectural design and building.

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  • Taking a Unique Collection into the Digital Age

    March 26, 2015

    Items from the Oliveira Lima Library were recently digitized to make the items in the collection widely available to researchers.

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  • Female Students Find Encouragement in School of Engineering

    March 25, 2015

    A new generation of female engineers is learning to hold their own in a historically male-dominated field.

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  • Conference Explores Marian Themes

    March 25, 2015

    CUA's Graduate Student Conference Picturing Mary:Woman, Mother, Idea explored the influence of the Blessed Mother.

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  • University Hosts Vatican Observatory Foundation Seminar

    March 25, 2015

    Carl Sagan Medal honoree Brother Guy Consolmagno was among the speakers during a recent Vatican Observatory Foundation Seminar.

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  • CUA Sweethearts: Web Extra

    March 23, 2015

    A web-only sidebar accompanying the article "CUA Sweethearts" in the Spring 2015 issue of The Catholic University of America Magazine.

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  • Music School to Present Gala Concert at Kennedy Center

    March 23, 2015

    The Benjamin T. Rome School of Music will hold a 50th Anniversary Gala Performance April 12.

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  • Three Organizations Salute Chinese Human Rights Activist

    March 18, 2015

    Catholic University, Lantos Foundation, and Witherspoon Institute Applaud New Memoir by Chen Guangcheng.

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  • Students Reflect on a Spring Break of Service

    March 18, 2015

    Catholic University students traveled around the world this month, participating in service trips during spring break.

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  • Catholic, Jewish, and Muslim Leaders to Gather at CUA, Commemorate 50 Years of Engagement and Dialogue

    March 18, 2015

    Catholic, Jewish, and Muslim scholars and leaders will to commemorate the legacy of Nostra Aetate, Vatican II’s declaration on non-Christian religions.

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  • Irish Culture Thrives at CUA

    March 13, 2015

    At Catholic University, students can explore their interest in Irish culture through student organizations, certificate programs, classes, and study abroad programs.

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  • Rigoletto: Verdi Masterpiece in an Intimate Setting

    March 11, 2015

    Catholic University’s production of Rigoletto March 19 through 22 promises “an intimacy and immediacy” not found at larger venues in the D.C. area.

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  • Sanctity and Morality in the Public Square

    March 09, 2015

    Renowned scholar Joseph Weiler will speak on “Sanctity and Morality in the Public Square” and will be presented with an honorary degree.

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  • Conference to Feature Renowned Marian Scholar

    March 09, 2015

    A graduate student conference on the Blessed Virgin Mary and her influence through time will feature a keynote address by renowned medieval historian medieval historian Miri Rubin.

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  • Engineering Professor Receives $500,000 Grant

    March 09, 2015

    Sang Wook Lee was recently named a recipient of a National Science Foundation Faculty Early Career Development Award.

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    March 05, 2015

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  • Tagle on Gaudium et Spes

    March 03, 2015

    Philippine Cardinal Luis Antonio Tagle, a Catholic University alumnus, returned to campus Monday, March 2, to deliver the annual Cardinal Dearden Lecture. He spoke on the 50th anniversary of Gaudium et Spes

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    The Synods on the Family and the New Evangelization

    March 02, 2015

    Most Rev. Joseph E. Kurtz, archbishop of Louisville, president of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB), and a participant in the Synod of Bishops on the Family; and John Grabowski, associate professor and director of moral theology/ethics at CUA and a member of the Pontifical Council for the Family, will participate.

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  • CUA Teams Score Big Wins

    March 02, 2015

    As March Madness begins, Catholic University’s Department of Athletics has reason for celebration.

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  • Bishop Moth Visits to Discuss Closer Ties With St. Mary's University

    March 02, 2015

    Bishop Richard Moth from St. Mary's University in London visited CUA to discuss expanding the partnership between the two Catholic institutions.

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  • Students Learn About Healthy Relationships

    February 27, 2015

    Hundreds of students attended an interactive presentation about respectful dating practices.

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  • Professor’s Research: Movies of Local People

    February 26, 2015

    Assistant Professor Martin Johnson is writing a book about Movies of Local People, created to draw people into small-town theaters.

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  • What Are You Reading This Lent?

    February 19, 2015

    Faculty and staff share their favorite Lenten prose and even an audio tape for listening when you’re on the go.

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  • Lithuania and the Newest European Crossroads

    February 19, 2015

    CANCELED: Due to unforeseen circumstances, the lecture has been canceled.

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  • A Unique Tradition Fosters CUA Spirit

    February 18, 2015

    Hundreds of students attended this year's Mr. CUA event. The all-male pageant is a longstanding University tradition.

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  • Cardinal Tagle on Gaudium et Spes

    February 18, 2015

    Philippine Cardinal Luis Antonio Tagle, a Catholic University alumnus, will deliver the annual Cardinal Dearden Lecture on Monday, March 2, at 4:30 p.m.

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  • RecycleMania Underway with New Rewards at CUA

    February 18, 2015

    CUA is one of nearly 400 universities participating in the annual RecycleMania competition, which runs through March 28.

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    February 18, 2015

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  • Catholic University Is Closed Tuesday, Feb. 17

    February 17, 2015

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  • Catholic University to Close at 5 p.m. Monday, Feb. 16

    February 16, 2015

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  • Immigration as a Theological Paradigm for Faith and Social Justice

    February 13, 2015

    Most Rev. Daniel E. Flores, bishop of Brownsville, Texas, will give a talk titled “Immigration as a Theological Paradigm for Faith and Social Justice.”

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  • Alumni Nominated for Helen Hayes Awards

    February 12, 2015

    A number of Catholic University students and alumni from the Benjamin T. Rome School of Music and the Department of Drama in the School of Arts and Sciences have received nominations for the 2015 Helen Hayes Awards for their performances and work in Washington, D.C.-area productions.

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  • Reflecting on St. Valentine

    February 11, 2015

    Who was St. Valentine? A reflection on the saint reveals why he is the patron of love, young people, and happy marriages.

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  • Catholic University to Celebrate Archbishop Sheen

    February 09, 2015

    In March and April, CUA will celebrate Archbishop Sheen, a Catholic University alumnus and longtime theology and philosophy professor.

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  • Cardinal Tagle to Speak

    February 09, 2015

    Philippine Cardinal Luis Antonio Tagle will deliver the annual Cardinal Dearden Lecture, speaking on the 50th anniversary of Gaudium et Spes, the Pastoral Constitution on the Church in the Modern World (one of four main constitutions of the Second Vatican Council).

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  • Catholic University to Celebrate Archbishop Sheen

    February 09, 2015

    In March and April, CUA will celebrate Archbishop Sheen, a Catholic University alumnus and longtime theology and philosophy professor.

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  • Music School to Give Two Performances at Little Flower Church

    February 06, 2015

    The Benjamin T. Rome School of Music will present two events this semester at the Church of the Little Flower in Bethesda, Md., as part of its 50th Anniversary Celebration.

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  • New Stephen Schwartz Revue to Premiere at CUA

    February 03, 2015

    Musical theatre students will explore the material of one of today’s most well-known composers and lyricists this month as Unlimited: The Music and Lyrics of Stephen Schwartz, makes its premiere at The Catholic University of America.

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  • Student-Written Plays to Premiere at Hartke Theatre

    January 30, 2015

    Knights and sword fights, fantastical characters, and real-life relationship struggles are just a few of the topics to be explored on stage as two original student-written plays premiere at Hartke Theatre in February.

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    President Garvey to Join Presidents of Baylor, Yeshiva to Discuss Faith-Based Higher Education

    January 30, 2015

    Catholic University President John Garvey and two other university presidents will discuss “The State of Higher Education and the Calling of Faith-based Universities” at the National Press Club on Wednesday, Feb. 4, at 6:30 p.m.

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    Rome Center Signing Marks 3-Continent Venture

    January 30, 2015

    Seated next to his counterpart from the Australian Catholic University (ACU), Catholic University President John Garvey noted the “three-continent endeavor” that had brought them to a signing ceremony for the Memorandum of Understanding on a shared Rome Center.

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  • St. Thomas Aquinas Mass President's Remarks

    January 27, 2015

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  • Aquinas Mass Honors University Patron

    January 27, 2015

    Members of the University gathered Jan. 27 for the University's Annual Mass in Honor of St. Thomas Aquinas

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    January 27, 2015

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  • Aedificium Memorarium

    January 26, 2015

    At the District Architecture Center, four student teams will participate in “Between Memories and Making: A Panel Discussion on Loss, Life, and Learning.”

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  • Mass of St. Thomas Aquinas

    January 23, 2015

    Catholic University and Dominican House of Studies, in association with the National Catholic Educational Association, will celebrate National Catholic Schools Week at the annual University Mass in honor of St. Thomas Aquinas, which will be broadcast live on EWTN and CatholicTV.

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  • Who is Charlie?

    January 22, 2015

    The Certificate in European Studies Program hosts a roundtable discussion on freedom of expression, democracy, faith, and violence.

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  • CUA Participates in March for Life

    January 22, 2015

    On a sunny, mild morning, hundreds of Catholic University students gathered in Caldwell Hall Jan. 22 to attend a rally before traveling to the National Mall for the 42nd Annual March for Life.

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  • Business School $3 Million Grant

    January 22, 2015

    Catholic University’s School of Business and Economics has received a commitment of up to $3 million from the Charles Koch Foundation ($1,750,000), the Busch Family Foundation ($500,000), and three business leaders (each contributing $250,000).

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  • Students Explain Why They Participate In The March For life

    January 16, 2015

    Every year on Jan. 22, hundreds of Catholic University students participate in the March for Life. Five students share their reasons for marching.

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  • Experts on Satire, Religion

    January 15, 2015

    Faculty members at The Catholic University of America are available to comment on themes related to the Charlie Hebdo massacre and Pope Francis’ recent comments on freedom of speech and killing in the name of religion.

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  • Catholic University to Mark MLK Day with Service

    January 15, 2015

    More than 750 students, faculty, and staff from The Catholic University of America are expected to serve neighbors in need on Martin Luther King Jr. Day on Monday, Jan. 19 — the largest contingent in the 10 years the University has participated in the MLK Day of Service.

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  • The School of Music Celebrates its 50th Anniversary

    January 14, 2015

    As part of its anniversary season, the School of Music has numerous special performances planned for 2015.

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  • National Symphony Orchestra Performs at Hartke

    January 13, 2015

    A packed house enjoyed an evening of Mozart Jan. 12 performed by the National Symphony Orchestra as part of its NSO in Your Neighborhood series.

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  • Theology Lectures on Mary to Begin

    January 13, 2015

    The School of Theology and Religious Studies will host of series of lectures to complement the Picturing Mary exhibit.

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  • CUA to Participate in March for Life

    January 13, 2015

    On Jan. 22, hundreds of Catholic University students will join tens of thousands of people in the March for Life, a peaceful demonstration that has been happening every year since 1973.

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  • Catholic University Will Open at 10 a.m. Monday, Jan. 12

    January 12, 2015

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  • Fellowship Supports Doctoral Students of Color

    January 08, 2015

    Vince Bantu is among 20 recent recipients of a 2014 Forum for Theological Exploration Fellowship for Doctoral Students of African Descent.

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  • Catholic University, Australian Catholic University Launch a New Rome Center

    January 07, 2015

    The Catholic University of America and Australian Catholic University are creating a new joint Rome Center just over a mile from the Vatican.

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  • WHAT: Mass in Solidarity and Prayer for the Philippines

    January 07, 2015

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  • Catholic University Congratulates New USCCB Officials with University Ties

    January 07, 2015

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