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  • Jay W.  Richards Ph.D. Headshot

    Total Solar Eclipse Is an Encounter With the Creator, Invitation to Discovery: Jay Richards

    Jay Richards, assistant research professor, business, was quoted in a Christian Post story on the solar eclipse.


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  • Duilia de Mello Ph.D. Headshot

    Eclipses, religion and a man named Termite

    Duilia de Mello, professor, physics, was interviewed by a USA Today network paper on the solar eclipse and it’s links to religion.

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  • V. Bradley Lewis Ph.D. Headshot

    North Korea: Could a First Strike Be Just?

    V. Bradley Lewis, associate professor, philosophy, published commentary in National Catholic Register on whether a military strike on North Korea could be classified as just.

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  • Matthew Green Ph.D. Headshot

    For Bobby Scott, a District Carved in Calm

    Matthew Green, associate professor, politics, was quoted in a Roll Call story on Rep. Robert C. Scott, a Virginia democrat, who recently held a town hall.

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  • David Cloutier Ph.D. Headshot

    Catholic responsibility toward hunger

    David Cloutier, associate professor, moral theology, was interviewed by Catholic News Service’s digital team on Catholics’ responsibility to help the hungry. He was also quoted in a print story.

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  • Sandra L. Hanson Ph.D. Headshot

    Science called a pipeline that ‘leaks’ women and girls

    Sandra Hanson, professor, sociology, was quoted in a Record story on girls in science. It was on a talk she delivered at the Louisville Free Public Library.

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  • John Garvey J.D. Headshot

    Taking the Dog for a Walk

    University President John Garvey’s August column for Catholic News Service reflected on walking dogs, and walking with Christ.

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  • Andrew Yeo Ph.D. Headshot

    Just-war tests not met in North Korea situation, ethicists say

    Andrew Yeo, associate professor, politics, and Joseph Capizzi, director, Institute for Human Ecology, professor, moral theology, were quoted in a Catholic News Service story on just war theory and North Korea.

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  • EWTN Pro-Life Weekly

    Catherine Pakaluk, assistant professor, economics, was interviewed on EWTN Pro-Life Weekly about St. Teresa Benedicta (Edith Stein).

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  • Joseph E. Capizzi Ph.D. Headshot

    A theologian's take on how to avoid conflict with North Korea

    Joseph Capizzi, director, Institute for Human Ecology, professor, moral theology, was quoted in a Catholic News Agency story on how to resolve conflict with North Korea.

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  • Mary G. Leary J.D. Headshot

    Chamber Joins In Opposition Of Sex Trafficking Bill

    Mary G. Leary, professor, law, filed an amicus brief in the Supreme Court last year. She was quoted in a Law 360 article on the important need for the CDA to be clarified in the common sense narrow approach proposed by Senator Portman.

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  • Venigalla B. Rao Ph.D. Headshot

    Anthrax & Plague: How 1 Vaccine Could Protect Against 2 Bioterror Threats

    A study involving the Department of Biology was reported on in Live Science. The study found that one vaccine can potentially protect against two of the biggest bioterrorism threats - plague and anthrax.

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  • How to View the Solar Eclipse Without Damaging Your Eyes

    Michael Kirk, researcher, physics, was quoted in a Health article on how to safely view the eclipse.

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  • Nora M. Heimann Ph.D. Headshot

    Pray for Artists

    Nora Heimann, chair and professor, art, was on EWTN News Nightly about the relationship between art and the Catholic Church

    She was also interviewed for EWTN Radio's Morning Glory Show on Pope Francis's message to artists and the connection with environmental care. 

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  • Time to Re-Boot the War Debate in Congress`

    William Smith, research fellow and managing director, Center for the Study of Statesmanship, had an op-ed published in The American Conservative about rebooting the war debate in Congress.

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  • John S. Grabowski Ph.D. Headshot

    Scholars Reaffirm Catholic Teaching Against Birth Control

    John Grabowski, associate professor, moral theology, was quoted in stories by Catholic News Service, Catholic News Agency, and America magazine on a press conference at which he was a panelist on Catholics and contraceptives. The Cardinal Newman Society, Our Sunday Visitor, and Crux also wrote about the statement. The Boston Pilot published the Catholic News Agency story in August 2017. 

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  • Rise of the Young Traditionalists

    Friar Israel Sebastian N Arauz-Rosiles, O.F.M. Conv., seminarian, was quoted in a National Review story on the rising number of young traditionalist Catholics.

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  • The Personal Is Always Political: A Conversation with David Walsh

    David Walsh, professor, politics, talked about his latest book, Politics of the Person as the Politics of Being, in an podcast produced by Liberty Law Talk, a feature of the online Library of Law and Liberty.

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  • Sandra Barrueco Ph.D. Headshot

    Padres tienen que involucrarse

    Sandra Barrueco, associate professor, psychology, was featured in an El Pregonero story about how immigrant parents need to be involved in order for their children to succeed academically.

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  • Students embark on ‘Summer By Rail’ journey at Penn Station

    Caitlyn Boyle and Victoria Principato were mentioned in a Metro story on their “Summer by Rail” trip across the United States by Amtrak, that will end with them arriving in Washington, D.C. for the start of the school year.

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  • Trevor Lipscombe Ph.D. Headshot

    David Jones, British chemist and ‘court jester in the palace of science,’ dies at 79

    Trevor Lipscombe, director, The Catholic University of America Press, was quoted in a Washington Post obituary of British chemist David Jones.

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  • Chad C. Pecknold Ph.D. Headshot

    Transgender military ban applauded for respecting biology, the common good

    Chad Pecknold, associate professor, theology, was quoted in a Catholic News Agency story on President Trump’s ban of people who identify as transgendered from serving in the military.

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  • Robert A. Destro J.D. Headshot

    Kurdistan: A proven sanctuary and ‘safe haven’ for refugees

    Robert Destro, professor, law, and director, IPR; and Carole Leary, co-director with Destro of the Iraqi Kurdistan Religious Freedom Project; published commentary in the Washington Times on refugees in Kurdistan and how to protect Christians in the Middle East.

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  • Andreas Widmer M.A. Headshot

    Relevant Radio - July 26, 2017

    Andreas Widmer, director, entrepreneurship, was interviewed on Relevant Radio about business and the school’s upcoming Good Profit conference.

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  • Duilia de Mello Ph.D. Headshot

    10 brasileños, que te harán creer en la ciencia nacional

    Duilia de Mello, professor, physics, was listed as one of “10 Brazilians that will make you believe in national science” in Pysnnoticias.

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