Our In the Media section includes stories where Catholic University faculty and staff as well as events and initiatives are featured.
  • PK on EWTN

    Catholic University Student Submits Climate Question at GOP Debate

    A Catholic University student submitted a question about climate change on behalf of the young conservatives student body organization during the Republican presidential debate. 

    August 28, 2023

    Read More (The Seattle Times)

  • PK on EWTN

    President Peter K. Kilpatrick on the Importance of a Catholic Education

    University President Dr. Peter Kilpatrick praises Catholic education as it explores truth, and, of course, offers faith as the foundation of all knowledge.

    August 16, 2023

    Watch the Interview (EWTN)

  • Dean Leary-Warsaw Georgetowner

    Dean Leary-Warsaw Selected as Featured Speaker by The Georgetowner

    Jacqueline J. Leary-Warsaw, dean of the Benjamin T. Rome School of Music, Drama, and Art will be the first fall speaker in The Georgetowner’s Culture Power Breakfast series. 

    August 21, 2023

    Read more (The Georgetowner)

  • CUA at the Shore

    CUA at the Shore: A Summer Gathering Unites Bishop, Alumni, and Community

    University President Dr. Peter Kilpatrick welcomed more than 80 alumni for the 'CUA at the Shore' alumni event. Bishop David M. O’Connell, 14th  president of the University (1998-2010), opened the event with a blessing.

    August 8, 2023

    Read more (Trenton Monitor)

  • Weatherbreak

    Catholic University President Leads Safety Walk Around Campus

    University President Dr. Peter Kilpatrick leads a campus safety walk to identify potential improvements to security following an increase in crime on and around campus. 

    July 25, 2023

    Read more (ABC 7)

  • Weatherbreak

    Catholic University Calls on D.C. Police to Address Campus Safety

    A series of violent incidents near and on Catholic University's campus in Northeast Washington has raised concerns over crime in the area, prompting school leaders to request an emergency meeting with the D.C. police. 

    July 18, 2023

    Read more (The Washington Post)

  • Weatherbreak

    Catholic University Students Reconstruct Smithsonian Artifact Live at Museum

    Students and faculty from The Catholic University’s School of Architecture and Planning gathered in the atrium of the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History to reassemble “Weatherbreak,” a geodesic dome built more than 70 years ago.

    July 16, 2023

    Read more (The New York Times)

  • US Military Crisis

    U.S. Military Faces a Recruitment and Retention Crisis

    The U.S. military is facing a recruitment and retention crisis due to concerns surrounding the physical and psychological toll, long deployments, and the growing potential for conflict with China and Russia. 

    June 30, 2023

    Read more (The Wall Street Journal)

  • Border Crisis

    Stricter Regulations and Increased Deportations Leads to Chaos at the Border

    Current immigration policies are implementing stricter regulations and increased deportations. Despite the promise of a humane approach, the Biden Administration still grapples with disorder at the border. 

    June 27, 2023

    Read more (The Hill)

  • War in Ukraine

    Prigozhin’s Rebellion the First Major Challenge to Putin, but not the Last

    Prigozhin’s rebellion is just one of many factors testing Russian President Vladimir Putin's hold on power. Facing a decline in public support, economic stagnation, corruption, and geopolitical tensions, the future of his regime remains uncertain.

    June 27, 2023

    Read more (Foreign Affairs)

  • Beauty at Work

    Sociology Professor Studies Beauty in Life and in Work

    Associate Professor and Chair of Sociology Brandon Vaidyanathan conducted an international study of thousands of scientists that found that aesthetic appreciation is essential to human flourishing and the pursuit of knowledge. 

    June 22, 2023

    Read more (Beauty at Work)

  • Juneteenth

    University Marks Juneteenth With Event, Discussion

    The Catholic University of America, Alumni Engagement Office, hosted a Black Alumni Event for Juneteenth with Montgomery County Council Member Will Jawando.

    June 19, 2023

    Read more (Catholic University video)

  • Pro-Life posters

    Pro-Life Identification Is on the Rise in America, Gallup Finds

    A new survey indicates that pro-life sentiment is rising in the United States, although Americans’ views of abortion grow more complex when it gets to the details.

    June 15, 2023

    Read more (Christian Headlines)

  • Total amount raised is revealed at a Light the Way campaign dinner

    Light The Way: The campaign for Catholic University surpasses $500 million goal

    President Peter Kilpatrick announced that the University had bested its half-billion dollar fundraising goal for Light the Way: The Campaign for Catholic University.

    June 8, 2023

    Read more (Catholic University Advancement)

  • Dr. Rao and researchers in the lab

    An Artificial Virus May One Day Cure the Deadliest Diseases We Know

    “This is a major step forward to expanding the existing gene therapy space, and also creating a new space for future therapies and cures,” Venigalla Rao, a biologist with The Catholic University of America and a co-author of the new study . . .

    May 30, 2023

    Read more (Yahoo News)

  • CUA nursing students

    Nursing’s next generation: Profiles of students at CUA’s Conway School of Nursing

    When Rita Rogers was a young girl, she witnessed the work of nurses caring for her sister who has a heart condition and a rare genetic disorder, and caring for her mother when she had delivery complications after childbirth.

    May 25, 2023

    Read more (Catholic Standard)

  • CUA nursing students

    Growing Conway School of Nursing at Catholic University fosters ‘a wonderful life’

    Among those happily watching the May 11 pinning ceremony for students about to graduate from the Conway School of Nursing was William E. Conway Jr., a major benefactor to the program, its students and faculty.

    May 25, 2023

    Read more (Catholic Standard)

  • Arthur Brooks speaking

    The best commencement speeches have nothing to do with politics

    Arthur Brooks has managed to carve out a living by studying, speaking about, and encouraging happiness (after many fascinating journeys, including as a classical French hornist and president of the American Enterprise Institute). He teaches happiness at Harvard, even.

    May 22, 2023

    Read more (National Review)

  • Cardinal Ouellet speaking

    Cardinal Ouellet addresses CUA event examining theology of the priesthood

    An event at The Catholic University of America in Washington headlined by Canadian Cardinal Marc Ouellet examined the theology of the priesthood, drawing clergy and religious from across the country. . .

    May 18, 2023

    Read more (Catholic Review)

  • sign for parking for pregnant mothers on campus

    Catholic University’s Guadalupe Project Offers a Post-Dobbs ‘Radical Welcome’ to Campus Moms and Families

    The Catholic University of America (CUA) saw the Supreme Court’s historic overturning of Roe v. Wade last June as a call to self-examination regarding how the university could better accompany and support students facing unplanned pregnancies. . .

    May 13, 2023

    Read more (National Catholic Register)

  • student smiling in a classroom

    Catholic University Accounting Graduates Earning Top Salaries, According to National Ranking

    Graduates from The Catholic University of America’s Busch School of Business who work in the accounting field are among the top earners in accounting nationally, according to a recently released report.

    April 23, 2023

    Read more (News Channel Nebraska)

  • President Kilpatrick and other attendees at the John Carroll Society dinner

    At annual dinner, John Carroll Society honors four and hears talk on the nature of a Catholic University

    In its search for truth in its academic areas, a Catholic university should be rooted in the belief that Jesus Christ is the ultimate source of truth, the keynote speaker said at the April 15 annual dinner of the John Carroll Society.

    April 21, 2023

    Read more (Catholic Standard)