Though their years of academic pursuits may now be complete, The Catholic University of America Class of 2017 received one last piece of wisdom during this year’s Commencement ceremony, which took place, due to inclement weather, inside the Great Upper Church of the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception.
Every Friday, Catholic University students meet at the National Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C., for their art course. They spend each class with just three or four pieces from the Gallery’s collection of Renaissance paintings and sculptures to allow time for thoughtful analysis.
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Simeone Tartaglione, clinical assistant director of conducting, has been appointed principal conductor of the Pro Arte Chamber Orchestra of Greater Washington (PACO).
Goli Yamini, a Ph.D. candidate in biology, was recently selected to receive an American Association of University Women (AAUW) American Dissertation Fellowship for the 2017-2018 academic year.
Assistant Professor Jonathan Monaghan was a resident artist at the 2017 Digital Stone Project (DSP) in Gramolazzo, Italy, earlier this summer, one of only 13 university educators and students from around the world selected to share their research and work on marble sculptures during the monthlong program.
President John Garvey, Provost Andrew Abela, Deans William Bowman and Will Rainford, and two professors from The Catholic University of America participated in the recent Convocation of Catholic Leaders.
Eighty-three rising high school juniors and seniors from 18 states and two countries came to Catholic University’s campus in June to take part in the Second Annual Summer Business Institute at the Busch School of Business and Economics.
The Catholic University of America will present a free concert by the Sistine Chapel Choir on Sept. 20 as part of a three-city tour that marks the choir’s first visit to the United States in more than 30 years.
The Catholic University of America was honored with multiple awards recognizing web stories on the University homepage, The Catholic University of America magazine, and University marketing and advertising plans.
University President John Garvey addressed students and alumni from the Columbus School of Law earlier this month during a summer reception hosted by the Federalist Society.
The discovery of lost homilies led The Catholic University of America Center for the Study of Early Christianity to devote a two-day colloquium to their exploration and interpretation.
Since becoming a member of the Maryland-DC Campus Compact (MDCCC) in fall 2013, the Office of Campus Ministry has strengthened the University’s commitment to the neighboring northeast D.C. community.
Duilia de Mello, professor, physics, was listed as one of “10 Brazilians that will make you believe in national science” in Pysnnoticias.
Jay Richards, assistant research professor, business, was quoted in a Washington Times story on the Charlie Gard case and parental rights.
Chad Pecknold, associate professor, theology, was quoted in a Catholic News Agency story on the legacy of Fr. Arne Panula, former U.S. vicar of Opus Dei, and director of the Catholic Information Center in Washington, D.C.
David Jobes, professor, psychology, completed a study in 2014 indicating that suicide rates fell after the death of Kurt Cobain in 1994. The study was referenced in a Duetsche Welle story on the death of Chester Bennington.
W. John Shepherd, associate archivist, was quoted in a Catholic News Story article that was reposted by The Tablet on World War I and Catholics. It was originally published in 2014.
Melissa Moschella, assistant professor, philosophy, was quoted in a Catholic News Agency story on parental rights of a baby born with a disabling medical condition.
Bob Destro, professor, law, and director, IPR, was quoted in an Our Sunday Visitor story about Charlie Gard and parental rights.
Julia Young, assistant professor, history published commentary in The Washington Post on why deportation is ineffective.
Carlos Reimers, assistant professor, architecture, was interviewed by WalletHub for a story giving advice for first time homebuyers.
Chad Pecknold, associate professor, theology, was quoted in a Catholic News Agency critique of Civilta Cattolica’s analysis of US Christianity. He was also quoted in a Catholic World Report analysis of the piece.
Joseph Capizzi, director, Institute for Human Ecology, and professor, ethics, published an article in Providence on the bishops’ call for nuclear elimination.
University President John Garvey published commentary in the National Catholic Register on the 50th anniversary of the Land O'Lakes Conference. He was quoted in a National Catholic Register story on the response to the statement and was mentioned in an Our Sunday Visitor story on the statement.
The University and former president Bishop David M. O’Connell were mentioned in an America story on the statement.
University President Garvey’s monthly Catholic News Service column was on the company we keep.
Joseph Capizzi, director, Institute for Human Ecology, and professor, moral theology, was quoted in a PJ Media story about a July 12 discussion at the National Press Club titled “Responding to the Benedict Option.” Capizzi participated in the discussion.