2016

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  • Christmas Greetings from The Catholic University of America

    December 21, 2016

    The days and weeks before Christmas at Catholic University is a time to balance prayer and study, fun and finals. The lighting of the University's official Christmas tree, the Annual Christmas Concert for Charity, the living nativity, Advent devotions, and residence hall parties gave students opportunities to relax amidst the end-of-semester projects, papers, and exams.

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  • Catholic University to Dissect Capitalism, the Dignity of Work

    December 21, 2016

    Prominent Catholic scholars and clergy will gather at The Catholic University of America on Jan. 10 for a special conference, “Erroneous Autonomy: The Dignity of Work.”

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  • Pope Francis is the Inspiration for University Annual Report

    December 20, 2016

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

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

    December 19, 2016

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

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

    December 16, 2016

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

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  • Patronal Medal Awarded to Sandra McMurtrie and Robert Comstock

    December 15, 2016

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

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

    December 13, 2016

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

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  • President Garvey Appoints New Dean of School of Canon Law

    December 10, 2016

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

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

    December 09, 2016

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

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  • Mike Gutelius

    University Alumnus Named Head Football Coach

    December 09, 2016

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

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  • Catholic University and the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception hosted the 27th Annual Christmas Concert for Charity.

    A Night of Sacred Music at Annual Christmas Concert

    December 07, 2016

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

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  • President Garvey Honored by Special Olympics D.C.

    December 05, 2016

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

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

    December 01, 2016

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

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

    December 01, 2016

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

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

    November 30, 2016

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

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

    November 21, 2016

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

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  • A Rave Review for The Outcasts of Poker Flat

    November 21, 2016

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

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

    November 18, 2016

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

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  • Tim Busch speaks at Catholic University

    Tim Busch Shares His Commitment to God and the University

    November 17, 2016

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

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

    November 17, 2016

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

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  • Opera Meets the Wild West: Catholic University Presents The Outcasts of Poker Flat

    November 15, 2016

    The Benjamin T. Rome School of Music takes audiences back to the tumultuous days of the California Gold Rush with The Outcasts of Poker Flat, an original American opera written by music school professor Andrew Earle Simpson. The show will be performed in Ward Recital Hall from Nov. 17 through 20.

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  • Catholic University’s Law School to Discuss Future of Clemency

    November 11, 2016

    To date, three of the clients served by Catholic University law school’s Innocence Project Clinic & Clemency Project have had their sentences commuted. In August, President Barack Obama granted commutation of sentences to 111 federal prisoners. One of those was Timothy L. Tyler whose application for commutation was submitted to the president by the clinic.

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  • Chaldean Catholic Bishop to Speak on Christianity in the Middle East

    November 11, 2016

    As Iraqi government forces continue their offensive to retake the city of Mosul from the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS), the world is reminded of the violence and persecution that has affected Christians in the Middle East. Forced to abandon their homes, some are displaced within Iraq, and many have immigrated as refugees to other Middle Eastern countries, the United States, and elsewhere in the world, struggling to preserve their culture and languages.

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  • Veterans Day event at Catholic University

    Veterans Day Celebration Honors Alumnus Father Emil Kapaun

    November 11, 2016

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

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  • Message from President Garvey on Election 2016 and Civil Discourse

    November 11, 2016

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

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  • Men’s Basketball Team Plays Exhibition at Notre Dame

    November 08, 2016

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

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  • Archbishop Gregory Speaks on Homilies as Divine Proclamation

    November 07, 2016

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

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

    November 04, 2016

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

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

    November 03, 2016

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

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  • IPR Panels Discuss Civility and the Catholic Vote

    November 03, 2016

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

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  • Catholic University's production of City of Angels wins praise.

    City of Angels Praised for Performances and Music

    November 01, 2016

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

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

    October 31, 2016

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

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  • John Garvey J.D. Headshot

    John Garvey on Pope Francis's Reputation, Controversial Campus Invitations, and Building a Great Catholic University

    October 28, 2016

    John Garvey, President of The Catholic University of America, gave an exclusive interview to Christopher White at Crux, the first half of which runs today. “By pretty much any standard one cares to cite, President John Garvey of The Catholic University of America is among the more intriguing figures on the U.S. Catholic landscape these days,” says White.

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  • Changing the Conversation on North Korean Human Rights

    October 28, 2016

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

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  • Politics Course Explores National Elections

    October 28, 2016

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

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  • Historian Eamon Duffy Delivers Johannes Quasten Lecture

    October 21, 2016

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

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  • From Real to Reel: Catholic University Presents City of Angels

    October 19, 2016

    The Musical Theatre Division of the Benjamin T. Rome School of Music kicks off its 30th anniversary this year with its fall musical, City of Angels, to be performed at The Catholic University of America’s Hartke Theatre Oct. 28 through 30.

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  • Biology Department Mentors Intel Science Talent Search Medalist

    October 18, 2016

    Eminent Irish historian Eamon Duffy will be honored at The Catholic University of America on Thursday, Oct. 20, as the recipient of this year’s Johannes Quasten Award.

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

    October 18, 2016

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

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  • University to Host Conference on the Catholic Response to Domestic Abuse and Violence

    October 17, 2016 Read More
  • University to Host Conference on the Catholic Response to Domestic Abuse and Violence

    October 17, 2016 Read More
  • A Banner Year for University’s Social Work School

    October 17, 2016 Read More
  • A Grateful University Remembers Franny Murray

    October 17, 2016 Read More
  • Students Study International Human Rights Law in Rome

    October 17, 2016 Read More
  • Catholic University Mourns the Passing of Franny Murray

    October 17, 2016 Read More
  • Catholic University Mourns the Passing of Franny Murray

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

    October 14, 2016

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

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  • Andrew Yeo Ph.D. Headshot

    Democracy and Human Rights on the Korean Peninusla

    October 14, 2016

    Two events this month will offer opportunities to explore issues pertaining to democracy and human rights on the Korean Peninsula. Andrew Yeo, director of Asian studies and associate professor of politics at Catholic University, has helped to organize both events, which are hosted by the Institute for Policy Research & Catholic Studies (IPR) at Catholic University.

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  • The Role of the Catholic Vote in the Presidential Election – A Panel Discussion

    October 14, 2016

    As Americans decide who to vote for this election season, many will look to their faith in making this decision.

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  • Aaron Dominguez Named American Physical Society Fellow

    October 13, 2016

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

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  • Upcoming Catholic University Drama Productions Announced

    October 07, 2016

    The Catholic University Department of Drama presents its theatre schedule for the 2016-2017 academic year.

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  • Love and Loss in the Romantic Age: Catholic University Presents <i>Bloody Poetry</i>

    October 07, 2016

    Catholic University actors will portray the lives and loves of Romantic Age poets Lord Byron and Percy Bysshe Shelley as part of the fall show, taking place in Hartke Theatre Oct. 13 through 16.

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  • Upcoming Musical Theatre and Opera Events at Catholic University

    October 07, 2016

    The Benjamin T. Rome School of Music presents its 2016-2017 schedule of performances.

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  • Trees are planted on Catholic University's campus

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

    October 07, 2016

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

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  • Alumni Association to Host Discussion of Pride and Prejudice

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  • Music School to Host Opera and Musical Theatre Soiree

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  • Paul Clement to Deliver Catholic University’s Law School Commencement Address

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  • Online Course: Applying Catholic Social Doctrine in the Workplace

    October 05, 2016 Read More
  • Cardinal Wuerl to Address Students on Papal Exhortation

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  • Catholic University Receives $47 Million for Business School, Academic Programs

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  • Eight Catholic University Students to Trade the Beach for the Border

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  • University Hires Dean of School of Business and Economics

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  • Screenshot of new CUAtoday website

    New Alumni and Advancement Website Launched

    October 04, 2016

    Today, the new and improved CUAtoday.com debuts.

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  • A Celebration of the Centennial of Alberto Ginastera by Santiago Rodriguez

    October 03, 2016

    World-renowned pianist Santiago Rodriguez will perform a concert of the music of Alberto Ginastera in celebration of the 100th anniversary of classical composer’s birth.

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  • A Conversation on the Role of Catholics in Rebuilding the American Political Culture

    October 03, 2016

    While many Americans are focused on the final stages of the presidential election, five individuals will discuss what comes after the results are counted. In response to a national conversation that is marked — regardless of affiliation — by divisive rhetoric and broken exchange, The National Review Institute and Institute for Policy Research & Catholic Studies (IPR) at The Catholic University of America will host a conversation calling for renewal as it applies to the national political conversation.

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  • Career Services Office Hosts Fall Career Fair

    September 30, 2016

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

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  • Football Coach Featured in The Washington Post

    September 29, 2016

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

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  • Catholic University Offers Domestic Violence Toolkit

    September 28, 2016

    During Domestic Violence Awareness Month in October, Catholic University’s Catholics for Family Peace Education and Research Initiative is offering a toolkit with resources for abuse victims and organizations that support them.

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  • Catholic University Receives $2.5 Million to Renovate Athletics Center

    September 28, 2016

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

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  • Faculty Experts Available to Comment on Topics Related to Election

    September 28, 2016

    The Catholic University of America has experts from various backgrounds and fields of study available to discuss the 2016 presidential election. Each source has extensive media experience.

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  • DuFour Center

    Catholic University Receives $2.5 Million to Renovate Athletics Center

    September 28, 2016

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

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  • Politics Professor Named to Research Task Force on North Korea

    September 27, 2016

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

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  • Rev. James Martin Speaks on Friendship with Jesus

    September 26, 2016

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

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  • Rome Center Blessing

    Catholic University, Australian Catholic University Host Blessing of Rome Campus

    September 26, 2016

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

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  • Catholic University Experts Can Comment on 15th Anniversary of Sept. 11 Attacks

    September 23, 2016

    Faculty members from several schools at The Catholic University of America are available to comment on stories related to the 15th anniversary of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks and the effects they have had on the United States and the world.

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  • Papal Nuncio to Celebrate with Catholic University as it Begins School Year with Mass of Holy Spirit

    September 23, 2016

    The Catholic University of America community will gather to celebrate the Mass of the Holy Spirit at 12:10 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 8, at the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception, Great Upper Church.

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  • University to Host Conference on the Catholic Response to Domestic Abuse and Violence

    September 23, 2016

    In response to the Holy Father’s call for training, the National Catholic School of Social Service at The Catholic University of America and its partners will host a symposium Hope, Help, And Healing: A Catholic Response to Domestic Abuse and Violence on July 7 and 8.

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  • Catholic University to Present Works by Spanish Composer Enrique Granados

    September 23, 2016

    On Sunday, Sept. 25, The Catholic University of America will commemorate the 100th anniversary of Granados’s death with a concert of his best-known works by faculty members from the Benjamin T. Rome School of Music and guest performers from several Latin American and Caribbean countries.

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  • Catholic University to Host Day of Service to Honor Mother Teresa

    September 23, 2016

    In celebration of Saint Teresa of Calcutta’s recent canonization, more than 600 members of The Catholic University of America community will answer the call to #FindYourCalcutta by participating in a day of service honoring her legacy on Sunday, Sept. 18.

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  • Catholic University to Host World Premiere of The Loser Letters

    September 23, 2016

    Chellsie Memmel, 2008 Olympics winner of the Silver Medal for the Best All Around in women’s gymnastics, will go for the gold when she makes her theatrical debut in the world premiere of Mary Eberstadt’s The Loser Letters at Catholic University’s Hartke Theatre Sept. 29 through Oct. 9.

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  • John Grabowski and Mary Hasson discuss Church teaching on human sexuality.

    Scholars Speak in Support of Church’s Human Sexuality Teachings

    September 21, 2016

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

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  • Scholar Leon Kass Addresses Friendship in the Digital Age

    September 21, 2016

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

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  • Scholars to Release Statement Supporting Church's Human Sexuality Teaching

    September 19, 2016

    On Tuesday, Sept 20, Catholic scholars will release a statement with more than 400 signatories that strongly supports the Church’s teaching on human sexuality, as articulated in the 1968 papal encyclical Humanae Vitae.

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  • Michael Novak Joins Catholic University Business Faculty

    September 19, 2016

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

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  • Catholic University Serves in Spirit of Saint Teresa

    September 19, 2016

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

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  • Graduate Student Enjoy Annual Crabfest Tradition

    September 19, 2016

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

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  • Former Israeli Ambassador to the Vatican Joins Catholic University Faculty

    September 15, 2016

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

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  • Former Israeli Ambassador to the Vatican Joins University Faculty

    September 15, 2016

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

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  • Grand Opening of The Center for Cultural Engagement

    September 15, 2016

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

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  • Class of 2020

    University Welcomes Class of 2020 at Freshman Convocation

    September 14, 2016

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

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  • Student Work Performed at Kennedy Center Playwriting Festival

    September 13, 2016

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

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  • Brazilian Students Stand Out In Summer Engineering Internship

    September 13, 2016

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

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  • Statement from President Garvey on 9/11 Anniversary

    September 09, 2016

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

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  • Alumni Association Announces Gary Sinise as Gibbons Medalist

    September 09, 2016

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

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  • Students enjoy the new Murphy's space.

    At Murphy’s, Students Already Feel at Home

    September 09, 2016

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

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  • Students Called to Encounter and Engage during Annual Mass

    September 09, 2016

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

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  • Fall Fiesta 2016

    September 07, 2016

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

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  • Students unveiling the bands for Capital Fest

    Students Announce Capital Fest Headliners

    September 02, 2016

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

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  • Student-Athletes Spend Summer in Marine Corps Training

    September 01, 2016

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

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  • Student-Athletes Spend Summer in Marine Corps Training

    September 01, 2016

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

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

    August 31, 2016

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

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  • Students Get a Jump on Their Careers with Summer Internships

    August 31, 2016

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

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  • University Celebrates Ties to Mother Teresa in Advance of Canonization

    August 30, 2016

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

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  • National Collection poster

    National Collection 2016

    August 29, 2016

    Parishioners at Catholic churches around the country are asked to give generously to the National Collection for The Catholic University of America.

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  • New students move in to Catholic University residence halls

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

    August 25, 2016

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

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  • Screenshot of new CUAcardinals website

    Cardinals Athletics Launches Redesigned Website

    August 25, 2016

    The Catholic University of America re-launched CUAcardinals.com, completely overhauling the official athletic website of Cardinals Athletics.

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  • Orientation Advisors 2016

    University Welcomes 800 New Students during Orientation

    August 24, 2016

    Approximately 800 new students and their families are joining the Catholic University family starting Thursday, Aug. 25, during Orientation 2016.

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  • University Statement on Safety of Students in Italy

    August 24, 2016

    All Catholic University of America students currently studying at the Rome Center in Rome, Italy or who are traveling in Italy with the Honors Program are safe and accounted for.

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  • Students Experience Worldwide Faith in Krakow

    August 22, 2016

    A group of 17 Catholic University students traveled to Krakow, Poland, as part of a pilgrimage organized by the Office of Campus Ministry. In addition to attending World Youth Day, the students also visited Rome and the Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp in Poland.

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  • Students practice dance as part of the High School Musical Theatre Institute.

    High School Students Receive In-Depth Training in Drama and Musical Theatre

    August 17, 2016

    In July Catholic University hosted two institutes for high school students interested in drama and musical theatre.

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  • Men's Basketball Team to Play at Notre Dame

    August 17, 2016

    Catholic University's men's basketball team will play at Notre Dame in November.

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  • Center for Cultural Engagement Opens Its Doors

    August 16, 2016

    The Catholic University of America has launched the Center for Cultural Engagement with the mission of helping students develop a sense of self, sense of place, and sense of responsibility.

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  • Catholic University pays tribute to Franny Murray

    A Grateful University Remembers Franny Murray

    August 11, 2016

    Catholic University President John Garvey described the late Franny Murray, who served the Department of Athletics for 70 years, as a man of wisdom who was “a father to the students who needed one.”

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  • Catholic University Mourns the Passing of Franny Murray

    August 04, 2016

    Francis E. “Franny” Murray — a fixture of The Catholic University of America Department of Athletics for 70 years — died Aug. 4, 2016, at the age of 94.

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  • Pope Francis Appoints John Garvey to Board of Directors of AVEPRO

    July 26, 2016

    Pope Francis has appointed John Garvey, President of The Catholic University of America, to the Board of Directors of the Agency for the Evaluation and Promotion of Quality in Ecclesiastical Universities and Faculties (AVEPRO).

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  • Social workers and social services providers at conference at Catholic University

    Conference Explores Catholic Response to Domestic Violence

    July 25, 2016

    More than 350 social workers and social services providers gathered at The Catholic University of America earlier this month for a symposium exploring how the Catholic Church can best support victims of domestic violence.

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  • High School Students Explore Theology in the Real World

    July 25, 2016

    More than 50 teenagers from across the country gathered at The Catholic University of America in June for the University’s first annual Light the World! Institute, which explored the relationship between theology and everyday life.

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  • NCSSS faculty and students show their school pride.

    A Banner Year for University’s Social Work School

    July 22, 2016

    The National Catholic School of Social Service is rated favorably in five college rankings, including being recognized by the Social Work Degree Guide as the #1 Catholic college social work degree program in 2015.

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  • Professor Lucia Silecchia and her students at the Palace of Justice in Rome.

    Students Study International Human Rights Law in Rome

    July 22, 2016

    Law students from The Catholic University of America spent three weeks studying in Rome as participants in the International Human Rights Summer Law Program offered by the Columbus School of Law.

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  • Statement from the University on the passing of Carmen Hernández

    July 20, 2016

    The Catholic University of America mourns the passing of Carmen Hernández, co-founder of the Neocatechumenal Way.


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  • Message from University Chaplain on Nice

    July 15, 2016

    As the world grieves over the latest, terrible violence and death inflicted on so many innocent people in Nice, France, we offer our solidarity with these latest victims of terrorism while we proclaim our hope in the transforming power of Christ’s love. 


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  • High school students attend the first annual Light the World! Institute.

    An Inside Look at Faith and Culture

    July 05, 2016

    The University’s first annual Light the World! Institute brought more than 54 teenagers from around the country to campus to learn about theology in everyday life and to explore the nation’s capital.

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  • Whole Woman's Health v. Hellerstedt

    June 22, 2016

    The Supreme Court is expected to issue a ruling this week on Whole Woman’s Health v. Hellerstedt, a challenge to the constitutionality of two provisions of a law in Texas which regulates abortion.

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  • Statement from President Garvey on the Orlando Shooting

    June 13, 2016

    John Garvey, President of The Catholic University of America, issued a statement asking for prayers for the victims of the shooting in Orlando.

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  • University Honored by Catholic Press Association

    June 07, 2016

    Catholic University has received six awards from the Catholic Press Association (CPA).

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  • President Appoints Assistant Vice President for Advancement Services

    June 02, 2016

    John Garvey, President of The Catholic University of America, has appointed Deborah Brown as assistant vice president for Advancement Services, effective June 27, 2016.

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  • Evan Cole speaks to Robert Bazell of NBC Nightly News.

    Graduate Overcomes Injuries, Earns Degree and Honors Comrades

    May 30, 2016

    Evan Cole, a recent graduate from Catholic University's School of Architecture and Planning, was injured by a roadside bomb in Iraq. His road to recovery is the subject of an NBC Nightly News segment.

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  • President Appoints Dean for Professional Studies School

    May 24, 2016

    John Garvey, President of The Catholic University of America, has appointed Vincent Kiernan as dean of the Metropolitan School of Professional Studies, effective June 27, 2016.

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  • Workshop Trains Priests for Practical Parish Leadership

    May 20, 2016

    A pastor’s job extends far beyond nurturing souls. Oftentimes, running a parish involves keeping an entire physical and spiritual community afloat — paying bills, meeting fundraising and membership goals, and managing a full staff of employees and volunteers.

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  • Statement from The Catholic University of America on Supreme Court Remand of Zubik v. Burwell

    May 16, 2016

    The Supreme Court of the United States announced that it is vacating the prior decisions of the lower courts in Zubik v. Burwell, the HHS contraceptive mandate case of which the University is a plaintiff. 
 


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  • Graduates Advised: ‘Throw Open the Doors of Your Heart’

    May 13, 2016

    With one day left before Commencement, students of The Catholic University of America spent Friday looking back on their accomplishments with gratitude and prayer.

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  • University Hires Associate Vice President for Facilities Planning and Management

    May 13, 2016

    President John Garvey announced today that The Catholic University of America has hired Margaret Carney, AIA, as the new associate vice president for facilities planning and management, effective July 11, 2016.

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  • Provost Andrew Abela, left, and President John Garvey, right, stand with faculty teaching award winners, from left, Jennifer O’Riordan, Patrick Tuite, Joseph Shields, and Gregory Behrmann.

    Faculty Honored for Teaching Excellence

    May 11, 2016

    Four faculty members at The Catholic University of America were honored for teaching excellence May 3 during the Spring Faculty Luncheon held in the Edward J. Pryzbyla University Center.

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  • Lacrosse.

    Lacrosse Teams Win Conference Titles, NCAA Tournament Berths

    May 10, 2016

    The Catholic University of America women’s and men’s lacrosse teams won Landmark Conference championships on Saturday.

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  • Women’s Lacrosse Team Advances in NCAA Tournament

    May 10, 2016

    The Catholic University of America women’s lacrosse team is heading to the third round of the NCAA Division III Tournament after beating Messiah College 15 to 9 at Cardinal Stadium on Sunday, May 15.

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  • President Garvey Appoints New Associate Vice President for University Advancement

    April 29, 2016

    John Garvey, President of The Catholic University of America, has appointed Bill Warren, as an associate vice president for University Advancement, effective April 18. Prior to joining the University community, Warren served as vice president of development for the National Geographic Society.

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  • Software CEO to Students: Connect Your Passion With Your Career

    April 27, 2016

    Andy Youniss has played guitar at the House of Blues and the MGM Grand Arena in Las Vegas. He’s opened for world-famous musicians like Aerosmith, Maroon Five, Elvis Costello, Elton John, and Fun. And he’s done it all as part of his job as president and CEO of a computer programming company, Rocket Software.

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  • Cardinals Host Third Annual Brookland Field Day

    April 27, 2016

    On Sunday, April 23, The Catholic University of America's Student Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) joined forces with Campus Ministry's Brookland Outreach to host their third annual Brookland Field Day at Cardinal Stadium.

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  • Cardinal Wuerl to Address Students on Papal Exhortation

    April 26, 2016

    Cardinal Donald Wuerl, Archbishop of Washington and Chancellor of The Catholic University of America, will address students Wednesday, April 27

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  • President Garvey Appoints New Dean of Arts and Sciences

    April 22, 2016

    Following an eight-month-long national search, John Garvey, President of The Catholic University of America, has appointed Aaron Dominguez, as dean of the School of Arts and Sciences, effective July 1, 2016.

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  • Alumni Association to Host Discussion of Pride and Prejudice

    April 21, 2016

    More than 200 years after it was first published, Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice continues to permeate pop culture. From film adaptions and web series to comic strips and zombie-ridden spin-offs, this classic story is embraced by a new generation of readers.

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  • Space Weather Studies Boosted with $29 Million Grant and On-Campus Monitoring Center

    April 20, 2016

    Physicists at The Catholic University of America Institute for Astrophysics and Computational Sciences can continue to make strides in scientific understanding thanks to a recent NASA grant for more than $29 million.

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  • Professors Honored for Research and Scholarship

    April 20, 2016

    Three professors were honored April 15 for their scholarly achievement. This year the annual provost’s award ceremony for outstanding accomplishment by faculty was held in conjunction with Catholic University’s first Research Day, a daylong celebration of scholarship by students, faculty, and staff across disciplines.

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  • Catholic University Receives $47 Million for Business School, Academic Programs

    April 19, 2016

    The Catholic University of America announced today that it has received six commitments totaling $47 million for the operational needs of the School of Business and Economics and other University academic programs.

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  • University Faculty Share Responses to Amoris Laetitia

    April 13, 2016

    Pope Francis released his apostolic exhortation Amoris Laetitia (“The Joy of Love”) on Friday, April 8. Since then, faculty members from three schools at The Catholic University of America have been in demand with reporters seeking expert commentary and clarity on the document.

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  • Director of FBI to Law Students: Sleep More and Love Somebody

    April 13, 2016

    “I want you to love somebody. You can convince yourself you’ll ‘get back’ to your loved ones. There’s no ‘getting back.’ Bad things do happen. You turn around to look back and they won’t be there.”

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  • Catholic University’s Research Day to Highlight Wide Range of Scholarship

    April 12, 2016

    When one thinks of cutting edge university research, test tubes and laboratory coats likely to mind. But at The Catholic University of America, leaders in scholarly research can be found in all of its 12 schools and 22 research facilities.

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  • Music School Hosts Opera and Musical Theatre Soiree

    April 08, 2016

    Students and faculty from the Musical Theatre and Vocal Performance divisions will switch roles on Sunday, April 10, to participate in the Opera & Musical Theatre Soiree.

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  • University Welcomes Class of 2020 for Odyssey Day

    April 06, 2016

    On Friday, April 8, The Catholic University of America welcomed students admitted to the Class of 2020 for an up-close look at the people and programs on campus.

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  • Experts on Amoris Laetitia

    April 05, 2016

    Catholic University has experts available to comment on the role of families in the Church, Church teachings on divorce and remarriage, the importance of marriage preparation programs, raising and educating children, and canon law.

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  • University Hires Dean of School of Business and Economics

    April 05, 2016

    Following a nationwide search, President John Garvey announced today that The Catholic University of America has hired Bill Bowman as the new dean of the School of Business and Economics.

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  • New Course Explores Catholic Social Doctrine in the Workplace

    April 01, 2016

    In the business world, where money and profits are often the ultimate goal, the principles of Catholic social teaching such as solidarity or caring for the poor may fall by the wayside.

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  • Social Work School Achieves Top 50

    March 31, 2016

    The National Catholic School of Social Service (NCSSS) ranked 47th on the U.S. News & World Report 2016 rankings for the Top 50 Best Schools of Social Work.

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  • Social Work School Achieves Top 50

    March 31, 2016

    The National Catholic School of Social Service (NCSSS) ranked 47th on the U.S. News & World Report 2016 rankings for the Top 50 Best Schools of Social Work.

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  • Biology Department Mentors Intel Science Talent Search Medalist

    March 30, 2016

    Kunal Shroff, high school senior and lab assistant in Catholic University’s Department of Biology, won the third-place medal of distinction for basic research for his work on Huntington’s disease at the award ceremony for the Intel Science Talent Search earlier this month.

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  • IPR to Honor Carolyn Woo, Rev. James Martin, S. J.

    March 30, 2016

    The Institute for Policy Research & Catholic Studies honored two of the country’s most influential Catholics during its annual dinner March 19.

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  • Catholic University Represented at Supreme Court

    March 30, 2016

    CUA had representatives both inside and outside of the Supreme Court during the March 23 oral arguments of a case that involves the implementation of a controversial mandate by the Department of Health and Human Services.

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  • Biology Department Mentors Intel Science Talent Search Medalist

    March 30, 2016

    Kunal Shroff, high school senior and lab assistant in Catholic University’s Department of Biology, won the third-place medal of distinction for basic research for his work on Huntington’s disease at the award ceremony for the Intel Science Talent Search earlier this month.

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  • Catholic University Represented at Supreme Court

    March 30, 2016

    CUA had representatives both inside and outside of the Supreme Court during the March 23 oral arguments of a case that involves the implementation of a controversial mandate by the Department of Health and Human Services.

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  • Conference to Explore Trust in Today's Society

    March 29, 2016

    The Institute for Policy Research & Catholic Studies presents an interdisciplinary conference on "Rebuilding Trust."

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  • Conference to Explore Trust in Today's Society

    March 29, 2016

    The Institute for Policy Research & Catholic Studies presents an interdisciplinary conference on "Rebuilding Trust."

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  • Students Participate in Way of the Cross

    March 23, 2016

    Approximately 150 students gathered March 21 in front of the Office of Campus Ministry on a cold and windy night for an annual Catholic University tradition — the Way of the Cross.

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  • Statement on Supreme Court Oral Arguments

    March 23, 2016

    Today the Supreme Court of the United States heard the oral arguments of the co-plaintiffs in Roman Catholic Archbishop of Washington, et al. v Sylvia Matthews Burwell, et al., against the implementation of the mandate by the Department of Health and Human Services that would require The Catholic University and other religious organizations to provide health insurance coverage for surgical sterilization, prescription contraceptives, and drugs that cause early stage abortions. A decision by the Court is expected before the end of this term.

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  • Statement on Supreme Court Oral Arguments

    March 23, 2016

    Today the Supreme Court of the United States heard the oral arguments of the co-plaintiffs in Roman Catholic Archbishop of Washington, et al. v Sylvia Matthews Burwell, et al., against the implementation of the mandate by the Department of Health and Human Services that would require The Catholic University and other religious organizations to provide health insurance coverage for surgical sterilization, prescription contraceptives, and drugs that cause early stage abortions. A decision by the Court is expected before the end of this term.

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  • Students Participate in Way of the Cross

    March 23, 2016

    Approximately 150 students gathered March 21 in front of the Office of Campus Ministry on a cold and windy night for an annual Catholic University tradition — the Way of the Cross.

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  • Comedy Partners Jim and Jeannie Gaffigan to Address Catholic University Graduates

    March 21, 2016

    Stand-up comedian Jim Gaffigan and his wife and creative partner, Jeannie Gaffigan, will address the Class of 2016 at The Catholic Catholic University of America Commencement Ceremony on May 14.

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  • Comedy Partners Jim and Jeannie Gaffigan to Address Catholic University Graduates

    March 21, 2016

    Stand-up comedian Jim Gaffigan and his wife and creative partner, Jeannie Gaffigan, will address the Class of 2016 at The Catholic University of America Commencement Ceremony on Saturday, May 14.

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  • Conference Explores Integration of Business and Faith

    March 17, 2016

    This week, more than 250 business, faith, and academic leaders are gathered at The Catholic University of America for a three-day conference on human ecology — the systematic study of humans and their interactions with one another and the world around them.

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  • Celebrating Murphy's: A New Gathering Place

    March 16, 2016

    Murphy’s, a new lounge and restaurant in the Edward J. Pryzbyla University Center, will open in fall 2016.

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  • Celebrating Murphy's: A New Gathering Place

    March 16, 2016

    Murphy’s, a new lounge and restaurant in the Edward J. Pryzbyla University Center, will open in fall 2016.

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  • Jan. 22 Weather-related Announcement - The Catholic University of America

    March 15, 2016

    The Catholic University of America will operate on a normal schedule Wednesday, March 16, 2016. WMATA has announced a 29-hour shutdown of all Metrorail services beginning at midnight tonight for emergency inspections, until 5 a.m. on Thursday, March 17. According to its website, Metrobus and MetroAccess will operate on a normal schedule.

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  • Lifelong Lessons from a Mission Trip to Jamaica

    March 15, 2016

    Senior English major Michaela Shea, who spent her spring break on Catholic University’s mission trip to Jamaica, shares a reflection on the experience.

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  • IPR to Honor Carolyn Woo, Rev. James Martin, S. J.

    March 15, 2016

    The Institute for Policy Research & Catholic Studies will honor two of the country’s most influential Catholics during its annual dinner March 19.

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  • John Garvey J.D. Headshot

    President Garvey Serves as St. Patrick's Parade Grand Marshall

    March 15, 2016

    President John Garvey served as grand marshall of the 45th Annual St. Patrick's Parade of Washington, D.C.

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  • President Garvey Serves as St. Patrick's Parade Grand Marshall

    March 15, 2016

    On Sunday, March 13, President John Garvey served as grand marshall of the 45th Annual St. Patrick's Parade of Washington, D.C.

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  • Lifelong Lessons from a Mission Trip to Jamaica

    March 15, 2016

    Senior English major Michaela Shea, who spent her spring break on Catholic University’s mission trip to Jamaica, shares a reflection on the experience.

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  • IPR to Honor Carolyn Woo, Rev. James Martin, S.J.

    March 15, 2016

    The Institute for Policy Research & Catholic Studies will honor two of the country’s most influential Catholics during its annual dinner March 19.

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  • Celebrate Murphy's on March 14

    March 10, 2016

    A New campus lounge is coming in fall 2016 to Pryzbyla Center.

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  • Remembering 1916: Moments in Irish History

    March 10, 2016

    The Drama department and Irish Studies program collaborate to host staged readings to commemorate Easter Rising of 1916.

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    President Garvey to Serve as St. Patrick’s Parade Grand Marshall

    March 09, 2016

    President John Garvey will serve as grand marshall of the 45th Annual St. Patrick's Parade of Washington, D.C.

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  • Music School to Present Opera Double-Bill

    March 08, 2016

    Audiences have the opportunity to experience the works of two operatic masters in one evening as the music school presents a double-bill of La Serva Padrona and Gianni Schicchi.

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  • Renée Fleming to Give Catholic University Master Class

    March 07, 2016

    The world-renowned classical vocalist will share her expertise with musical theatre and vocal performance students.

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  • Renée Fleming to Give Catholic University Master Class

    March 07, 2016

    The world-renowned classical vocalist will share her expertise with musical theatre and vocal performance students.

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  • Seminarians Reflect on Their Service at Justice Scalia's Funeral

    March 02, 2016

    Two Theological College seminarians were among those who served the funeral Mass for Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia last month.

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  • University Hires Dean of Undergraduate Admissions

    March 01, 2016

    James Dewey-Rosenfeld, who has previously worked at Babson College, will be the new dean of undergraduate admissions.

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  • Laudato Si’ Symposium to Take on Pope’s Call to Action

    February 29, 2016

    A one-day symposium will explore the political, theological, and scientific backgrounds, contributions, and implications of Pope Francis’ encyclical Laudato Si'.

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  • Catholic University Research Day

    February 26, 2016

    The first Catholic University Research Day will take place on April 15, 2016. It is a day for the University community to learn about and celebrate the exciting scholarship being done by our faculty and students.

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  • 2016 Cardinal Dearden Lecture

    February 25, 2016

    Given by South African Cardinal Wilfrid Napier, archbishop of Durban, Feb. 18, 2016

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  • South African Archbishop Addresses Racial Reconciliation

    February 25, 2016

    South African cardinal says racial reconciliation is only possible where there is respect for human dignity and equality.

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  • Black History Month Display Honors Law Alumnus

    February 22, 2016

    Otis Milton Smith served with the Tuskegee Airmen, was the first African-American justice to serve on the Michigan Supreme Court, and the first black vice president and general counsel at General Motors. Now Smith is the subject of a Black History Month display at the Columbus School of Law.

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  • Peace is our Calling

    February 22, 2016

    Sister Maria Hanna, prioress of the Dominican Sisters of St. Catherine of Siena in Iraq, had a decision to make. The Islamic State’s killing campaign across the Nineveh Plain threatened the primarily Christian community of Qaraqosh outside of Mosul, Iraq, on Aug. 7, 2014

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    University Hires Associate Vice President for Marketing and Communications

    February 19, 2016

    President John Garvey announced today that the University has hired Jacquelyn Malcolm as the new associate vice president for marketing and communications, effective March 15.

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  • Modern Biology Lab Opens on Campus

    February 19, 2016

    Classes are meeting in a completely new, modern laboratory that opened this month in the Department of Biology.

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  • Washington International Piano Series at CUA

    February 19, 2016

    The Benjamin T. Rome School of Music presents Hugue Leclère performing works by Chopin, Liszt, and Mussorgsky.

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  • Renee Fleming Master Class

    February 19, 2016

    The Benjamin T. Rome School of Music presents a master class by Renée Fleming, one of the most acclaimed singers of our time.

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  • Lynn Harrell Master Class

    February 19, 2016

    The Benjamin T. Rome School of Music presents a master class by American classical cellist Lynn Harrell.

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  • WHAT: Mass in Solidarity and Prayer for the Philippines

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  • Modern Biology Lab Opens on Campus

    February 19, 2016

    Classes are meeting in a completely new, modern laboratory that opened this month in the Department of Biology.

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  • Kolbe Relic Tour Is at CUA

    February 17, 2016

    The St. Maximilian Kolbe, O.F.M. Conv., Relic Tour is making its lone stop in the Washington, D.C., area at The Catholic University of America Feb. 17 through 19.

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  • Student-Written Plays Come to Life at Hartke

    February 17, 2016

    Plays written by M.F.A. playwriting candidates will tackle issues of racial injustice, addiction, and the search for something better this month at Hartke Theatre.

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  • University Mourns Death of Justice Antonin Scalia

    February 15, 2016

    The Catholic University of America mourns the passing of Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia.

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  • Vatican Economist Says Reform Must Reflect the Common Good

    February 12, 2016

    In a talk sponsored by the Provost's Office, Vatican Economist Joseph F.X. Zahra said financial reforms should support the common good.

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  • Catholic University to Mark MLK Day with Service

    February 12, 2016

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  • South African Archbishop to Speak at Catholic University

    February 09, 2016

    South African Cardinal Wilfrid Napier, archbishop of Durban, will speak on racial reconciliation on Wednesday, Feb. 17, and will deliver the annual Cardinal Dearden Lecture on Thursday, Feb. 18.

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  • Music Student Among Those Nominated for Helen Hayes Award

    February 05, 2016

    Senior John Sygar, who studies in the Music School, was among the talented local performers to receive a nomination this week for the 2016 Helen Hayes Awards.

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  • “Into the Woods” Offers Fairy Tales with a Modern Edge

    February 05, 2016

    Audiences will experience an inventive take on storybook characters this month as the Music School presents its spring production, Into the Woods.

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  • Catholics For Family Peace Joins NCSSS

    February 03, 2016

    Catholics for Family Peace has become part of the National Catholic School of Social service.

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  • Catholics For Family Peace Joins NCSSS

    February 03, 2016

    Catholics For Family Peace, an education and research ministry dedicated to helping people use Catholic teachings to recognize and respond to domestic abuse, has joined the National Catholic School of Social Service (NCSSS) at Catholic University.

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  • Mass of St. Thomas Aquinas Homily

    January 29, 2016

    Given by Rev. Peter John Cameron, O.P., editor-in-chief of Magnificat. Jan. 28, 2016

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  • Students Reminded of God's Love during St. Thomas Aquinas Mass

    January 29, 2016

    Members of the University community were encouraged to take solace in God's love during CUA's annual Mass honoring Thomas Aquinas.

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  • Human Ecology Conference

    January 28, 2016

    The Napa Institute and The Catholic University of America School of Business and Economics are hosting a conference titled “Human Ecology: Integrating Business and 125 Years of Catholic Social Doctrine” March 16 through 18, at CUA in Washington, D.C.

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  • 0126-Catholic University closed due to snowstorm

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  • Student Reflects on MLK Day of Service

    January 22, 2016

    Michaela Shea, a senior English major, reflects on the MLK Day of Service.

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  • Jan. 22 Weather-related Announcement - The Catholic University of America

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  • Annual St. Thomas Aquinas Mass to Be Nationally Televised

    January 19, 2016

    The Catholic University of America and the Dominican House of Studies, in association with the National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA), will kick off the second semester of the academic year and National Catholic Schools Week at the annual University Mass on the patronal feast day of St. Thomas Aquinas.

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  • Yale Professor to Speak at 4th Annual Innovators of the Faith Lecture

    January 19, 2016

    Carlos M.N. Eire, a Yale University professor and National Book Award winner, will talk about how his experiences as a Cuban-American contribute to his faith on Monday, January 25.

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    University Hires Executive Director of University Communications

    January 15, 2016

    President John Garvey announced today that the University has hired Elise Italiano as the new Executive Director of University Communications, effective Feb. 15, 2016.

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  • Creating a Culture of Life

    January 15, 2016

    This year, students from Catholic University will lead the March for Life, but pro-life ministry is a year-round movement at the University.

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  • Experts on Life Issues

    January 13, 2016

    The following Catholic University professors are available to serve as experts on issues related to bioethics, the pro-life movement, and other topics related to the respect of life.

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  • Experts on Pope Francis Can Comment on Peace Prize

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  • Catholic University to Mark MLK Day with Service

    January 12, 2016

    Catholic University is aiming to send more than 800 members of its community into D.C. neighborhoods to participate in the annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service.

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  • WHAT: Mass in Solidarity and Prayer for the Philippines

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  • Biology Department Mentors Intel Science Talent Search Medalist

    January 12, 2016

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  • CUA Receives Grant for High School Theology Institute

    January 11, 2016

    The University has received a grant of $565,689 to educate high school students about theology in daily life.

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  • Architect of Vatican’s Financial Transparency Policy to Speak at CUA

    January 08, 2016

    Joseph F. X. Zahra, a Maltese economist who has played a key role in putting the Vatican’s financial house in order, will speak at CUA about the progress of reform efforts.

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  • Architect of Vatican’s Financial Transparency Policy to Speak at CUA

    January 08, 2016

    Joseph F. X. Zahra, a Maltese economist who has played a key role in putting the Vatican’s financial house in order, will speak at CUA about the progress of reform efforts.

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    University Hires Vice President for Finance and Treasurer

    January 05, 2016

    President John Garvey announced today that the University has hired Robert M. Specter as the new Vice President for Finance and Treasurer, effective Jan. 1, 2016.

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  • John Garvey J.D. Headshot

    University Hires Vice President for Finance and Treasurer

    January 05, 2016

    President John Garvey announced today that the University has hired Robert M. Specter as the new Vice President for Finance and Treasurer, effective Jan. 1, 2016.

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