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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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  • Jay W.  Richards Ph.D. Headshot

    Charlie Gard’s fate was at mercy of British government, not parents

    Jay Richards, assistant research professor, business, was quoted in a Washington Times story on the Charlie Gard case and parental rights.

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  • Chad C. Pecknold Ph.D. Headshot

    Nation's capital remembers former US Opus Dei head

    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.

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  • David A. Jobes Ph.D., ABPP Headshot

    Chester Bennington's death puts spotlight on suicide and mental health

    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.

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  • ‘Great War’ Brought US Catholics Into Mainstream

    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.

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  • Melissa Moschella Ph.D. Headshot

    Euthanasia mindset looms over disabled baby's legal fight, ethicist warns

    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.

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  • Julia Young Ph.D. Headshot

    Mass deportation isn’t just inhumane. It’s ineffective.

    Julia Young, assistant professor, history published commentary in The Washington Post on why deportation is ineffective.

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  • Carlos Reimers Ph.D. Headshot

    2017’s Best & Worst Places for First-Time Home Buyers

    Carlos Reimers, assistant professor, architecture, was interviewed by WalletHub for a story giving advice for first time homebuyers.

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  • Chad C. Pecknold Ph.D. Headshot

    What Civilta Cattolica’s analysis of US Christianity missed

    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. 

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  • Joseph E. Capizzi Ph.D. Headshot

    Bishops Call for Nuclear Elimination but Forget Need for Modernization and Maintenance

    Joseph Capizzi, director, Institute for Human Ecology, and professor, ethics, published an article in Providence on the bishops’ call for nuclear elimination.

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  • John Garvey J.D. Headshot

    Anniversary of Land O'Lakes Statement on Catholic Universities

    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.

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    The company of good people

    University President Garvey’s monthly Catholic News Service column was on the company we keep.

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  • Joseph E. Capizzi Ph.D. Headshot

    The Benedict Option Relies on an 'Off-Kilter Emphasis' on Sexual Sin

    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.

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  • Our choice: Life over death

    Lawrence P. Grayson, visiting scholar, philosophy, published commentary in Our Sunday Visitor on society’s disregard for life.

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  • John S. Grabowski Ph.D. Headshot

    Despite Melinda Gates' wishes, the Pope can't change Church teaching

    John Grabowski, associate professor, moral theology and ethics, was quoted in a Catholic News Agency story about comments by Melinda Gates who has said that she is “optimistic” the Catholic Church will change church teaching on contraception in order to help women in developing countries.

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  • Images of Faith Preserved at Capitol Attest to Role of Religion in U.S.

    Timothy Meagher, associate professor, history, was quoted in a Catholic News Service story about artwork in the nation’s capital that highlights the influence of religion in U.S. history.

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  • Bad Multiculturalism in College, Bad Foreign Policy in Real World

    William Smith, research fellow and managing director of the Center for the Study of Statesmanship, published an op-ed in The American Conservative on bad multiculturalism being taught in colleges.

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  • Duilia de Mello Ph.D. Headshot

    Upcoming Aug. 21 solar eclipse thrills astronomers and parishioners

    Duilia de Mello, professor, physics, was quoted in a Catholic News Service story about the upcoming solar eclipse on Aug. 21.

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  • John Garvey J.D. Headshot

    Garvey: Francis fosters new look at Church authority and higher education

    University President John Garvey published a Q&A with Crux about the Pope Francis Effect in Catholic higher education in America.

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  • David Cloutier Ph.D. Headshot

    Should the works of mercy come with free swag?

    David Cloutier, associate professor, moral theology, was quoted in a U.S. Catholic story on charitable consumerism.

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  • Antonio F. Perez J.D. Headshot

    EWTN News Nightly - 2017-07-05

    Antonio Perez, professor, law, was interviewed on EWTN News Nightly on Just War Theory and North Korea.

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  • Eileen A. Dombo Ph.D., LICSW Headshot

    Avoiding sexual assault: How parents can discuss a tough topic with kids

    Eileen Dombo, associate professor, social work, was interviewed by WTOP on how to talk to children about avoiding sexual assault.

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  • Frederic Sautet Ph.D. Headshot

    Libérons la croissance française en nous inspirant des politiques qui ont sauvé la Nouvelle-Zélande

    Frederic Sautet, associate professor, published an op-ed in l’Opinion using New Zealand economic reform as a possible model that France should consider today.

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  • In Fourth of July ceremony, 22 immigrants become U.S. citizens

    Teresa Nieves-Chinchilla, research associate, Institute for Astrophysics and Computational Sciences, was quoted in a Baltimore Sun article for being one of 22 people who became naturalized citizens on the fourth of July.

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  • John Garvey J.D. Headshot

    Archbishop Lori: Like Doubting Thomas, God frees us from fear for mission

    University President John Garvey was quoted in Archbishop William Lori of Baltimore’s homily for the closing Mass of the USCCB’s Fortnight for Freedom.

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