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2018

  • Archival discovery at Catholic U. leads to Kristallnacht remembrance

    November 08, 2018

    Maria Mazzenga, educational archivist, was quoted in a Catholic News Service story on the discovery of an anti-nazi Catholic radio broadcast that was discovered in the University Archives in the 2000s. This broadcast inspired Joseph Santo, professor of music, to compose music incorporating texts from the broadcast. That composition and selections by Jewish composers will be performed at an event commemorating the 80th anniversary of Kristallnacht on Nov. 16.

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  • Jay W.  Richards, Ph.D. Headshot

    Science's godless problem

    November 08, 2018

    Jay Richards, assistant research professor, business, was quoted in a Washington Times story on Stephen Hawking’s premise that there is no God. The story quotes his book The Human Advantage.

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  • Msgr. Paul McPartlan, S.T.L., D.Phil. Headshot

    Russian Church withdraws from Orthodox-Catholic dialogue

    November 08, 2018

    Monsignor Paul McPartlan, Carl J. Peter Professor of Systematic Theology and Ecumenism, was quoted in an Aleteia story on the Russian Church withdrawing from Orthodox-Catholic dialogue.

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  • Jay W.  Richards, Ph.D. Headshot

    Integrating Catholic Social Teaching With Economics and Natural Science

    November 07, 2018

    Jay Richards, assistant research professor, business, published commentary in Public Discourse on integrating Catholic Social Teaching with economics and natural science.

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  • David Cloutier, Ph.D. Headshot

    When Facts Were Enough

    November 06, 2018

    David Cloutier published commentary on ecology and Rachel Carson’s Silent Spring in Commonweal.

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  • Catholic U law professor questions Trump’s birthright citizenship pledge

    November 02, 2018

    Stacy Brustin, professor, law, was quoted in a Catholic News Agency story on President Trump’s pledge to end “birthright citizenship.” Brustin said an executive order on the topic is likely unconstitutional.

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  • Town hall panelists challenge church to address Latinos and Catholic education

    November 01, 2018

    Msgr. Michael Clay, director, pastoral ministry programs, was quoted in America magazine’s coverage of a town hall co-hosted by the magazine and Catholic University on Latinos and Catholic education. Catholic News Service also covered the discussion.

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  • Here are the 12 movies you should see this holiday season

    November 01, 2018

    A Washington Post list of movies to see this holiday season lists “Green Book,” a movie about black classical pianist Don Shirley, Catholic University alumnus, and his concert tour in the 1960s in the south.

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  • Life on the Ballot This Year in Oregon and West Virginia

    October 31, 2018

    Michael New, visiting assistant professor, business, published commentary in National Review Online on a pair of pro-life ballot propositions in West Virginia and Oregon.

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  • Matthew Green, Ph.D. Headshot

    What Pelosi’s defenders miss

    October 29, 2018

    Matthew Green, professor, politics, published commentary in Vox on why some democrats don’t want to support Nancy Pelosi as speaker.

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  • Andrew Yeo, Ph.D. Headshot

    In South Korea, YouTube broadcasts right-wing media resurgence

    October 28, 2018

    Andrew Yeo, associate professor, politics, and fellow, IPR, was quoted in an Asia Times story on political media coverage in Korea.

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  • Rev. Michael Witczak, S.L.D. Headshot

    Halloween-time traditions around the world

    October 27, 2018

    CNN linked to an All Saints Day fact sheet published by the University listing facts prepared by Rev. Michael Witczak, associate professor, liturgical studies.

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  • The Need for Allies

    October 25, 2018

    Jakub Grygiel, associate professor, politics, published commentary in National Review on the need for allies.

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  • Joseph E. Capizzi, Ph.D. Headshot

    Christians Must Be Universal (Catholic) and Not Nationalistic In Their Engagement Of The World

    October 24, 2018

    Joseph Capizzi, director, IHE, and professor, moral theology, was quoted in an A Little Bit of Nothing story on Patheos on the treatment of caravans of migrants fleeing their countries. His quote was taken from a Catholic News Agency story published earlier this year.

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  • Michael Root, Ph.D. Headshot

    Why Christians believe in resurrection, not reincarnation

    October 24, 2018

    Michael Root, professor, systematic theology, was quoted in a Catholic News Agency story on the difference between resurrection and reincarnation.

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  • Bernstein’s solo piano works bask in the spotlight

    October 22, 2018

    The Washington Post reviewed the School of Music’s performance of the Complete Solo Piano Works of Leonard Bernstein, performed at the National Museum of Women in the Arts.

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  • Sharon Christman, M.M. Headshot

    Review: ‘Masters of the Italian Baroque’ by the National Chamber Ensemble

    October 21, 2018

    Sharon Christman, professor, music, was mentioned in a DC Metro Theater Arts review of Masters of the Italian Baroque by the National Chamber Ensemble.

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  • Chad C. Pecknold, Ph.D. Headshot

    The Crisis of the Catholic Church under Pope Francis

    October 21, 2018

    Chad Pecknold, associate professor, theology, and fellow, IHE, was included in a National Review round up of experts commenting on a recent commentary, “The Case against Pope Francis.”

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  • Christopher Ruddy, Ph.D. Headshot

    McCarrick Scandal Spotlights Bishops’ Appointment Process

    October 20, 2018

    Christopher Ruddy, associate professor, systematic theology, was quoted in a National Catholic Register story on the role of the pope in selecting bishops.

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  • Lucia Silecchia, J.D. Headshot

    1,000 sermons: Clergy invokes kids' case from the pulpit

    October 19, 2018

    Lucia Silecchia, professor, law, was quoted in an E&E News story on clergy invoking a federal climate lawsuit again the government from the pulpit.

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  • Mary G. Leary, J.D. Headshot

    Justice Department opens investigation into clergy sex abuse in Pa. Catholic Church

    October 18, 2018

    Mary Leary, professor, law, was quoted in a Washington Times story on the Department of Justice’s investigation of clergy sexual abuse in Pennsylvania.

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  • Venigalla B. Rao, Ph.D. Headshot

    Vaccine That Protects Against Anthrax and Plague Created, Should Be Stockpiled by Government

    October 18, 2018

    Venigalla Rao, chair and professor of biology, was quoted in a Newsweek story on the vaccine he developed that will protect against both anthrax and the plague.

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  • New York Times Op-Ed Reveals Ideological Bias among University Administrators

    October 17, 2018

    Michael New, visiting assistant professor, business, published commentary in the National Review online about ideological bias among University administrators.

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  • The road the Church walks, as foreseen by Benedict XVI

    October 17, 2018

    Lawrence P. Grayson, visiting scholar, philosophy, published commentary in Our Sunday Visitor on the crisis in the Church.

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  • Catholic U. professor leads response to French president’s remark on large families

    October 16, 2018

    Catherine Pakaluk, assistant professor, business, was quoted in a Catholic News Agency article about a hashtag she started after French President Emmanuel Macron asked to see “the woman who decided, being perfectly educated, to have seven, eight, or nine children.” She was also quoted in the Washington Post, Daily Signal,America magazine, a syndicated columnby Kathryn Lopez, and appeared on EWTN News Nightly.

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  • Chad C. Pecknold, Ph.D. Headshot

    Jesuit superior says pope is not the ‘chief’ of the Church- What did he mean?

    October 16, 2018

    Chad Pecknold, associate professor, theology, was quoted in a Catholic News Agency story about the superior general of the Jesuits insinuating that the Pope is not “chief” of the Church.

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  • Girl Scout Caroline McGraw wins national award

    October 14, 2018

    Caroline McGraw, freshman, was named a National Gold Award Girl Scout. The honor was covered by the Daily Gazette (Schenectady, NY).

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  • Claes G. Ryn, Ph.D. Headshot

    When ‘Populist’ Becomes a Slur

    October 12, 2018

    Claes Ryn, professor, politics, and director, Center for the Study of Statesmanship, published commentary in the American Conservative on how the term “Populist” has been weaponized.

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  • The Health 202: Reversing Roe wouldn't criminalize abortion everywhere

    October 09, 2018

    Michael New, visiting assistant professor, business, was quoted in a Washington Post story on what the confirmation of Judge Brett Kavanaugh could mean for the future of laws related to abortion.

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  • Donald Trump: Crazy Like LBJ

    October 03, 2018

    Phillip Henderson, associate professor, politics, published commentary in The American Conservative on presidents with personality flaws and short attention spans.

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  • Matthew Green, Ph.D. Headshot

    Friend Rejects Claim That Ford Helped Her on Polygraph Test

    October 03, 2018

    Matthew Green, professor, politics, was quoted in the Wall Street Journal on the FBI report on Judge Kavanaugh.

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  • Andrew Yeo, Ph.D. Headshot

    Don't Let Skepticism Kill A Chance for Real Detente with North Korea

    October 03, 2018

    Andrew Yeo, associate professor, politics, published commentary on North Korean engagement with National Interest.

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  • The Super-Rich Are Stockpiling Wealth in Black-Box Charities

    October 03, 2018

    Roger Colinvaux, professor, law, was quoted in a Bloomberg article on tax deductions for donations.

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  • Five reasons the rosary is the perfect prayer for families

    October 02, 2018

    Sister Mary Regina, O.P., religious in residence, was interviewed for two videos on the Rosary for Catholic News Service. See them in this CatholicPhilly.com story.

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  • Guttmacher Reports Conflicting Findings on Trends in Teen Sexual Activity

    October 02, 2018

    Michael New, visiting assistant professor, business, published commentary in National Review Online about two studies on trends in teen sexual activity that appear to contradict each other.

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  • Carlos Reimers, Ph.D. Headshot

    2018’s Fastest-Growing Cities in America

    October 01, 2018

    Carlos Reimers, assistant professor, architecture and planning, was interviewed by Wallet Hub for a story on fast growing cities in America.

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  • John S. Grabowski, Ph.D. Headshot

    Youth Synod Needs Good News from Faithful Catholic Colleges

    September 29, 2018

    John Grabowski, associate professor, theology, was quoted in a National Catholic Register story about the benefits of studying philosophy and theology.

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  • John Garvey, J.D. Headshot

    Praying with children

    September 27, 2018

    University President John Garvey published commentary in Catholic News Service on young people and faith.

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  • John S. Grabowski, Ph.D. Headshot

    Millennials staying married at a higher rate

    September 26, 2018

    John Grabowski, associate professor, theology, was quoted in a Catholic News Agency story on millennials staying married at higher rates.

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  • Jack Yoest, M.B.A. Headshot

    The Key Interview Question: Tell Me Your Origin Story

    September 25, 2018

    Jack Yoest, assistant professor, business, wrote about a lecture at Catholic University by marketing guru Seth Godin and his advice on sharing one’s origin story for The Stream.

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  • U.N. declaration on human rights must extend to unborn, says speaker

    September 24, 2018

    Catholic News Service covered a talk on the 60th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights delivered by Princeton Professor Robert George at an event hosted by the Institute for Human Ecology.

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  • Hill.TV Conducts a Useful Survey on Americans’ Abortion Views

    September 14, 2018

    Michael New, visiting assistant professor, business, published a blog at National Review on a new survey on abortion views.

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  • Jay W.  Richards, Ph.D. Headshot

    Socialist seeds

    September 13, 2018

    Jay Richards, assistant research professor, was quoted in a World magazine story on socialism.

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  • The Civil War on America’s Horizon

    September 11, 2018

    William S. Smith, managing director, Center for the Study of Statesmanship, published commentary in The American Conservative on President Trump and his critics and how much they despise each other.

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  • Jack Yoest, M.B.A. Headshot

    We Ran a Test on How to Become a Better Writer. Here's What We Found.

    September 10, 2018

    Jack Yoest, assistant professor, management, published an article on how to become a better writer in The Stream. It was based on a presentation from University Research Day.

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  • John Garvey, J.D. Headshot

    Faculty Comment on Abuse Crisis

    September 07, 2018

    University President John Garvey was quoted in a Washington Post story on the need for lay people to rebuild the church. Catholic News Service wrote about his statement to the University community on the current clergy sex abuse scandal. He was also interviewed on WAMU. 

    Very Rev. Mark Morozowich, dean, theology and religious studies, was interviewed on WUSA9 about the future of the church in the wake of the sex abuse scandal.

    Chad Pecknold, associate professor, theology, was quoted in The Wall Street Journal on the Pennsylvania report on child abuse. He also published an op-ed there. 

    Rev. Robert Kaslyn, professor, canon law, was interviewed by NPR on the differences between canon law and civil law.

    Mary Leary, professor, law, was quoted in a National Catholic Register story about statutes of limitations and child sexual abuse.

    Kurt Martens, professor, canon law, was quoted in an Atlantic story on reforms on clergy sex abuse. He was also interviewed for NPR's All Things Considered and the morning show on WIOD in Miami. He was quoted in a Vice story about civil and canon law and how they each apply to members of the Church hierarchy. He was quoted in a National Catholic Reporter story about the laicization of two retired Chilean bishops accused of sexual misconduct. He was also quoted in a National Catholic Register story on whether or not laypeople should investigate Cardinals.

    Joseph Capizzi, professor, theology, and director, Institute for Human Ecology, was quoted in a Washington Post story on lay Catholics demanding reform in the Church. 

    Monsignor Stephen Rossetti, associate professor, theology, was quoted in an Our Sunday Visitor story on the mental health of priests.

    Rev. Robert Kaslyn, professor, canon law, was quoted in a Catholic News Service story on crimes committed by bishops.

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  • Church did not foresee crimes by bishops, says canon law professor

    September 07, 2018

    Rev. Robert Kaslyn, professor, canon law, was quoted in a Catholic News Service story on crimes committed by bishops.

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  • John A.  Judge, Ph.D. Headshot

    Hacking, engineering in the service of others

    August 29, 2018

    John Judge, dean, engineering, and LeQuan Clinton, masters student, architecture and planning, were quoted in an Our Sunday Visitor story about the School of Engineering’s hackathon held last spring, and the team who was then sent to the first Vatican hackathon, and won second place.

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  • William D. Dinges, Ph.D. Headshot

    Our teens are leaving the church. Why?

    August 28, 2018

    William Dinges, professor, religious studies, published commentary in America examining research on why young people are leaving the Church.

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  • Andrew Yeo, Ph.D. Headshot

    North Korea’s ‘Money Masters’ Hold Keys to Kim’s Economic Revival

    August 26, 2018

    Andrew Yeo, associate professor, politics, was quoted in The Wall Street Journal on North Korea’s economy and rising markets.

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  • Matthew Green, Ph.D. Headshot

    Is Nancy Pelosi in trouble?

    August 21, 2018

    Matthew Green, professor, politics, co-authored a blog for the Washington Post’s Monkey Cage on the possible future for Nancy Pelosi.

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  • At CUA, Susan Timoney to help form the next generation of pastoral leaders

    August 21, 2018

    Susan Timoney, associate professor, pastoral studies, was profiled in a Catholic Standard story about the pastoral leadership program.

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

    This is the suicide story you're not hearing.

    August 21, 2018

    David Jobes, professor, psychology, was recently quoted in a Cosmopolitan story on surviving suicidal thoughts.

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  • Nine ways to kickstart your faith at college

    August 19, 2018

    Jeanne Marie, junior, was quoted in an Our Sunday Visitor story on how to kickstart your faith in college.

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  • William D. Dinges, Ph.D. Headshot

    “Nones” like it not: Survey finds most religious-nonaffiliated disagree with dogma

    August 19, 2018

    William Dinges, professor, religious studies, was quoted in an Aleteia story on a Pew survey on “nones.”

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  • Jay W.  Richards, Ph.D. Headshot

    Why "Follow Your Passion" Is Bad Advice to Give Young Professionals

    August 13, 2018

    Jay Richards, assistant research professor, business, appeared on EWTN News Nightly to talk about young people following their passions and pursuing happiness.

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  • Jack Yoest, M.B.A. Headshot

    Leadership & Followership

    August 11, 2018

    Jack Yoest, clinical assistant professor, management, was interviewed about his book The Memo on Revenue Chat by Tony Durso.

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  • Why Polls Showing Nationwide Support for Roe v Wade Is Inaccurate

    August 10, 2018

    Michael New, visiting assistant professor, business, was interviewed on EWTN News Nightly about abortion poll results.

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  • Nicholas Dujmovic, Ph.D. Headshot

    The Candidates Who Came in From the Cold

    August 09, 2018

    Nicholas Dujmovic, clinical assistant professor, intelligence studies, was quoted in a Wall Street Journal article about former intelligence officers running for congressional seats.

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  • Andrew Yeo, Ph.D. Headshot

    How South Koreans Are Reckoning With a Changing American Military Presence

    August 09, 2018

    Andrew Yeo, associate professor, politics, was quoted in a New York Times magazine story on the changing of U.S. military presence in South Korea.

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  • America the Unexceptional

    August 08, 2018

    William Smith, director, CSS, published commentary in the American Conservative on moral law and democracy.

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  • Jay W.  Richards, Ph.D. Headshot

    Technology and the Future of Work

    August 08, 2018

    Jay Richards, assistant research professor, business, and fellow, Institute for Human Ecology, talked to Relevant Radio about the future of work.

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  • The White House Defends Tariffs Against China

    August 06, 2018

    William Bowman, dean, commented in an EWTN News Nightly story about tariffs against China.

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  • US regulator responds to Vatican criticism of financial market practices

    August 06, 2018

    Max Torres, associate professor, management, commented in a Aleteia story on Vatican criticism of financial market practices.

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  • Walking backward, scavenger hunts and augmented reality: a tour of D.C. college tours

    August 04, 2018

    Paige Wearmouth, campus visit assistant, was quoted in a Washington Post story on campus tours.

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  • How Tech Billionaires Hack Their Taxes With a Philanthropic Loophole

    August 03, 2018

    Roger Colinvaux, professor, law, was quoted in a New York Times story about donor-advised funds, a controversial issue in the charitable world.

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  • Very Rev. Mark Morozowich, S.E.O.D. Headshot

    Ukrainian Catholic Church highlighted at Napa Institute conference

    August 03, 2018

    Very Rev. Mark Morozowich, dean, was written about in a Ukrainian Weekly story about his involvement at this year’s Napa Institute conference.

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  • Cara H. Drinan, J.D. Headshot

    Pope Francis Declares Death Penalty Unacceptable in All Cases

    August 02, 2018

    Cara Drinan, professor, law, was interviewed by The New York Times about Pope Francis’s change to the Catechism of the Roman Catholic Church, declaring that the death penalty is wrong in all cases. Drinan also was quoted in Our Sunday Visitor about the pope’s change to the Catechism.

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  • Joseph E. Capizzi, Ph.D. Headshot

    How banning plastic straws could impact the disabled

    August 02, 2018

    Joseph Capizzi, professor, moral theology, and director, Institute for Human Ecology, was quoted in a Catholic News Agency story on the impacts of banning plastic straws.

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  • Cara H. Drinan, J.D. Headshot

    Trump’s Pardons Quicker Than Obama’s, But ‘Haphazard’

    July 31, 2018

    Cara Drinan, professor, law, was interviewed by Bloomberg on President Trump’s track record with clemency.

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  • Catholic University of America strips Theodore McCarrick of honorary degree

    July 31, 2018

    The Washington Post published a story on the University rescinding an honorary degree to Archbishop Theodore McCarrick. The Catholic Thing and Deacon Greg Kendra also published the statement.

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  • At 50, fans say you can debate ruling in ‘Humanae Vitae’ but not its relevance

    July 28, 2018

    Jean Marie Hathway, student, was quoted in a Crux story about Humanae Vitae.

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  • Kurt Martens, J.C.D. Headshot

    Cardinal Theodore McCarrick, facing sexual abuse reports, resigns from the College of Cardinals

    July 28, 2018

    Kurt Martens, professor, canon law, was quoted in a Washington Post story about the precedence of punishment for sexual abuse cases among clergy. He was also referenced in an AP story and America Magazine.

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  • Melissa Moschella, Ph.D. Headshot

    50 years on the Catholic Church's ban on artificial contraception

    July 28, 2018

    Melissa Moschella, assistant professor, philosophy, was quoted in an RTE story about Humanae Vitae.

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  • Matthew Green, Ph.D. Headshot

    Kavanaugh Nomination Highlights Senate’s Partisan Divide

    July 27, 2018

    Matt Green, professor, politics, was quoted in a National Catholic Register story about partisanship in the senate as it relates to the nomination of a new Supreme Court justice.

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  • Matthew Green, Ph.D. Headshot

    Kavanaugh Nomination Highlights Senate’s Partisan Divide

    July 27, 2018

    Matt Green, professor, politics, was quoted in a National Catholic Register story about partisanship in the senate as it relates to the nomination of a new Supreme Court justice.

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  • David Cloutier, Ph.D. Headshot

    The New Happiness Studies

    July 25, 2018

    David Cloutier, associate professor, moral theology, was quoted in a Chronicle of Higher Education story on happiness studies.

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  • Janus v. AFSCME and the History of Labor Unions

    July 24, 2018

    W. J. Shepherd, acting University Archivist, and Maria Mazzenga, education archivist, are quoted at length about Catholic University labor collections in a ProQuest blog post on labor unions and primary source documents.

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  • Joseph E. Capizzi, Ph.D. Headshot

    Is the 4-day work week a good idea?

    July 23, 2018

    Joseph Capizzi, professor, moral theology, and director, Institute for Human Ecology, was on the Drew Mariani show on Relevant Radio discussing a study in New Zealand on a four-day work week.

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  • Jay W.  Richards, Ph.D. Headshot

    The ‘Everything Handmade’ Trend Will Curb Job Losses

    July 20, 2018

    Jay Richards, assistant research professor, business, and fellow, Institute for Human Ecology, published an op-ed in the Wall Street Journal on how artisanal trends in business may help make up for the loss of jobs to AI.

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  • Chad C. Pecknold, Ph.D. Headshot

    Is Church teaching changing on the death penalty?

    July 20, 2018

    Chad Pecknold, associate professor, theology, was quoted in a Catholic News Agency story the death penalty.

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  • Joseph E. Capizzi, Ph.D. Headshot

    Government to update court on parental reunions as Catholics cite dignity of families

    July 19, 2018

    Joseph Capizzi, professor, moral theology, and director, IHE, was interviewed for a Catholic News Agency story on immigration and families being separated at the U.S. border.

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  • Treason may have a narrow legal definition, but it has been a common political insult

    July 18, 2018

    Phillip Henderson, associate professor, politics, was interviewed by USA Today on the use of the word “traitor.”

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  • Timothy McDonnell, D.M.A. Headshot

    If Music Be the Food of Love

    July 17, 2018

    Timothy McDonnell, director, sacred music, was interviewed by Catholic Exchange about Gregorian chant.

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  • ‘Dark money’ groups don’t need to disclose donors to IRS, Treasury says

    July 17, 2018

    Roger Colinvaux, professor, law, was quoted in a Washington Post story on a new Treasury rule.

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  • Sarah Helene Duggin, M.Div, J.D. Headshot

    Bernie Sanders' claim that Brett Kavanaugh defies Supreme Court precedent a stretch

    July 16, 2018

    Sarah Duggin, professor, law, was quoted in a politifact story on presidents enforcing laws.

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  • On the Road with Flannery and Sheen

    July 16, 2018

    Bishop Robert Barron mentioned Catholic University in the Word on Fire podcast “On the Road with Flannery and Sheen.” Caldwell Chapel, Room 112 McMahon Hall, and University Archives are featured in a behind the scenes video produced by Word on Fire Ministries promoting Bishop Robert Barron’s Pivotal Players episode on Archbishop Fulton Sheen.

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  • Will Democrats realize that Americans are tired of war?

    July 14, 2018

    William Smith, managing director of CSS, published commentary in The Hill about Americans’ views on war.

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  • Priest says new degree in Church administration builds servant-leaders

    July 13, 2018

    Catholic News Agency wrote about the MEAM program for priests in leadership positions.

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  • Robert A. Destro, J.D. Headshot

    Supreme Court Nominee Brett Kavanaugh: A Conservative Judge, Formed by Faith

    July 12, 2018

    Robert Destro, professor, law, and director, Institute for Policy Research, was quoted in a National Catholic Register story about Judge Brett Kavanaugh.

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  • Michael  Kimmage, Ph.D. Headshot

    The Surprising Promise of the Trump-Putin Summit

    July 11, 2018

    Michael Kimmage, professor, history, published commentary in Foreign Affairs on the Trump-Putin summit. Vox published a Q-and-A based on that piece.

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  • Trevor Lipscombe, Ph.D. Headshot

    Rugby – Physics and Grit, with Todd Clever

    July 11, 2018

    Trevor Lipscombe, director, Catholic University of America Press, was interviewed on Playing with Science podcast about the physics of rugby.

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  • John Garvey, J.D. Headshot

    Catholics don’t see sweeping legal change with Trump’s SCOTUS pick

    July 10, 2018

    University President John Garvey was quoted in a Crux story compiling Catholic reactions to President Trump’s nomination of Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court.

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  • Andrew H. Weaver, Ph.D. Headshot

    Happy 410th Birthday, Holy Roman Emperor Ferdinand III!

    July 09, 2018

    Andrew Weaver, professor, musicology, was featured in a blog by RISM (Répertoire International des Sources Musicales, the leading cataloguer of musical sources) on the 410th birthday of Holy Roman Emperor Ferdinand III.

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  • Chad C. Pecknold, Ph.D. Headshot

    The story behind potential Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett’s little-known Catholic group, People of Praise

    July 07, 2018

    Chad Pecknold, associate professor, theology, was quoted in a Washington Post story on the Catholic group, People of Praise.

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  • John S. Grabowski, Ph.D. Headshot

    What does the church teach about ‘responsible parenthood’?

    July 06, 2018

    John Grabowski, associate professor, theology, was interviewed by Catholic News Service on responsible parenthood.

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  • John S. Grabowski, Ph.D. Headshot

    After Cardinal Farrell’s marriage prep remarks, some Catholics ask for clarity

    July 06, 2018

    John Grabowski, associate professor, moral theology, was quoted in a Catholic News Agency story about marriage preparation.

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  • David Cloutier, Ph.D. Headshot

    More of this, please: Reflection on the national convocation

    July 05, 2018

    David Cloutier, professor, moral theology, wrote commentary for Catholic News Service on last summer’s convocation of Catholic leaders.

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  • Sarah Helene Duggin, M.Div, J.D. Headshot

    Capital Gazette shooting suspect seen as angry loner, obsessed with those who 'wronged' him

    July 04, 2018

    Sarah Duggin, professor, law, was quoted in a USA Today story on the constitutionality of prosecuting someone for true threats in connection with the Annapolis newsroom shooting.

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  • Robert A. Destro, J.D. Headshot

    How could new justice affect Church concerns?

    July 03, 2018

    Robert Destro, professor, law, and director, IPR, was quoted in an Our Sunday Visitor story on how a new Supreme Court Justice could affect Church concerns.

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  • The Big Hole in Catholic Education Today: 5 Ways “Vocation” Needs to Be Interwoven Into Everything

    June 30, 2018

    Luke Burgis, entrepreneur in residence, business, published an opinion piece with ChurchPop on personal vocation.

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  • Chad C. Pecknold, Ph.D. Headshot

    #AskTheQuestion about ‘Humanae Vitae’

    June 27, 2018

    Chad Pecknold, associate professor, theology, published an op-ed in the Arlington Catholic Herald about study groups of Humanae Vitae he’ll be leading on social media this summer.  Catholic News Agency wrote about the study group. 

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  • Andrew Yeo, Ph.D. Headshot

    Will raising human rights issues really derail nuclear negotiations with North Korea?

    June 27, 2018

    Andrew Yeo, associate professor, politics, published a blog in The Washington Post’s Monkey Cage on North Korea and human rights.

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  • How the church can help (or hurt) women in abusive marriages

    June 26, 2018

    Sharon O’Brien, co-founder of Catholics for Family Peace, which is based at NCSSS, was interviewed for an America Magazine story on how the Church can help women in abusive marriages.

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  • Cara H. Drinan, J.D. Headshot

    Outraged By Kids In Cages? Look At Our Entire Juvenile Justice System.

    June 24, 2018

    Cara Drinan, professor, law, published commentary in the Huffington Post on the juvenile justice system.

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  • John Garvey, J.D. Headshot

    This cat has made its college decision.

    June 22, 2018

    University President John Garvey (and first dog Gus) was featured in a Washington Post article on animals on college campuses.

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  • Robert D. Miller, II, O.F.S., Ph.D. Headshot

    The Dragon, the Mountain, and the Nations

    June 21, 2018

    Robert Miller, associate professor, theology and religious studies, was interviewed by the New Books Network podcast about his new book, The Dragon, the mountain, and the Nations.  

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  • John Garvey, J.D. Headshot

    Critics of Paul and Francis forget the church is one, holy, catholic

    June 20, 2018

    University President John Garvey published his monthly Catholic News Service column on unity in the Church.

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  • Consider the Catholic University of America

    June 19, 2018

    Cardinal Timothy Dolan, archbishop of New York, mentioned the University on Conversation with Cardinal Dolan, his radio show on Sirius XM’s Catholic Channel. “Truth, goodness, and beauty reign supreme on the campus of Catholic University,” he said. He also mentioned the University in his blog.

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  • Jay W.  Richards, Ph.D. Headshot

    Get ready: Technology is going to end higher education as we know it

    June 18, 2018

    Jay Richards, assistant research professor, published an op-ed in the Washington Times on the effect technology is having on higher education.

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  • Joseph E. Capizzi, Ph.D. Headshot

    Jeff Sessions says the Bible justifies family separation. Does it?

    June 15, 2018

    Joseph Capizzi, professor, moral theology and ethics, and executive director, Institute for Human Ecology, was quoted in a Catholic News Agency story about the Trump administration’s use of the Bible to justify its “zero-tolerance immigration policy,” which includes the separation of immigrant children from their parents.

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  • Duilia de Mello, Ph.D. Headshot

    Women in Science

    June 14, 2018

    Duilia de Mello, professor, physics, appeared on "As Superpoderosas" in Sao Paulo Brazil to talk about her research, how we are all made of stars, and women in science.

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  • John Garvey, J.D. Headshot

    Georgetown summit looks to Francis in overcoming polarization

    June 13, 2018

    University President John Garvey was mentioned in Catholic News Service coverage of a recent summit  on overcoming polarization in the Church. David Cloutier, associate professor, theology, was referenced in a Crux story on the event.

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  • David Cloutier, Ph.D. Headshot

    Taking a Gamble on Legalized Sports Betting

    June 12, 2018

    David Cloutier, associate professor moral theology, was quoted in a National Catholic Register story about legalized sports betting.

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  • Andrew Yeo, Ph.D. Headshot

    Kim-Trump meeting relies on guarantees of denuclearization

    June 10, 2018

    Andrew Yeo, associate professor, politics, was a panelist for a Voice of America program for Korean audiences along with Amb. Thomas Hubbard discussing the U.S.-North Korea summit. He was also quoted in Veja magazine (Brazil) on the topic.  

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  • Aaron Dominguez, Ph.D. Headshot

    EWTN News Nightly - 2018-06-08 Full Episode with Lauren Ashburn

    June 08, 2018

    Aaron Dominguez, dean, arts and sciences, was interviewed on EWTN News Nightly on a conference on faith and science held at Catholic University.

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  • Rev. D. Paul Sullins, Ph.D. Headshot

    Discussions of Latin-Rite Married Priests Gets Serious in Amazon Region and Quebec

    June 08, 2018

    Father Paul Sullins, research associate professor, sociology, was quoted in a National Catholic Register story on discussion of Latin-rite married priests.

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  • Aaron Dominguez, Ph.D. Headshot

    The Relationship Between Science and Catholicism

    June 08, 2018

    Aaron Dominguez, dean, was interviewed on EWTN News Nightly on the religion and science conference that took place at Catholic University. The University was mentioned in a Catholic News Service story as a host of the recent conference. 

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  • Andrew Yeo, Ph.D. Headshot

    Abe is worried of being sidelined on North Korea issues

    June 07, 2018

    Andrew Yeo, associate professor, politics, appeared on CNBC to discuss Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's decision to meet with U.S. President Donald Trump

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  • Catholic U. board proclaims confidence in leadership

    June 05, 2018

    The Washington Post, Chronicle of Higher Ed, and Catholic News Agency covered the Board's passing of the University's Academic Renewal Plan.

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  • ABC7 Toyota Team Player - Catholic Baseball's Jack Ropelewski

    June 04, 2018

    Jack Ropelewski, sophomore, baseball player, was recognized as ABC7 WJLA’s Toyota Team Player of the Week.

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  • Mary G. Leary, J.D. Headshot

    Women discuss the Sexual Revolution in light of #metoo

    June 04, 2018

    Mary Leary, professor, law, was quoted in Catholic News Agency and Arlington Catholic Herald stories on #MeToo and the sexual revolution.

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  • CUA appoints new dean of music, drama, and art

    May 30, 2018

    Jacqueline Leary-Warsaw, appointed dean of the School of Music, was mentioned in a Catholic News Agency story about her appointment.

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  • While Entertaining Audiences Worldwide, These Married Musicians Have Always Inspired Each Other

    May 30, 2018

    Simeone Tartaglione, clinical assistant professor, instrumental music and conducting, and Alessandra Cuffaro, instructor, violin, were profiled in a Delaware Today story about the married couple and how music brought them together. Cuffaro was profiled in The Town Courier (Gaithersburg). 

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  • Major growth for group highlighting faith-science harmony

    May 26, 2018

    The University was mentioned in a Catholic News Service article as host of an upcoming conference of the Society of Catholic Scientists.

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  • Las memorias dan fortaleza “Dios les da las peores batallas a sus mejores guerreros”

    May 25, 2018

    The University was mentioned in an El Pregonero story on the production of "Oyeme, the Beautiful" hosted by the University with the Hispanic Heritage Foundation, Montgomery County, and Imagination Stage.

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  • Plasma rain in the sun’s atmosphere falls in surprising places

    May 24, 2018

    Emily Mason, doctoral candidate, physics, was quoted in a Science News article about plasma rain.

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  • New Vatican document on economy given high marks in U.S.

    May 24, 2018

    William Bowman, dean, business and economics, was quoted in a Catholic News Service article about the new Vatican document on the economy, “Considerations for an Ethical Discernment Regarding Some Aspects of the Present Economic-Financial System.”

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  • John Garvey, J.D. Headshot

    We’re meant for joy, and a belly laugh is a good reminder

    May 23, 2018

    University President John Garvey published his monthly commentary with Catholic News Service on joy and laughter.

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  • ABC7 WJLA Coach of the Week: Meghan McDonogh

    May 22, 2018

    Meghan McDonogh, women’s lacrosse coach, was profiled as ABC7’s coach of the week.

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  • Mary G. Leary, J.D. Headshot

    How the feds failed to investigate employees suspected of viewing child porn at work

    May 22, 2018

    Mary Leary, professor, law, was quoted in a two-part story in Washington Times on a registered sex offender who hid his conviction from his employer, the federal government.

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  • Kurt Martens, J.C.D. Headshot

    Pope’s Handling of Sex-Abuse Case Shows Political Savvy

    May 21, 2018

    Kurt Martens, professor, canon law, was quoted in a Wall Street Journal article about Pope Francis’s handling of the situation involving the bishops of Chile who have offered to resign in the wake of the sex abuse crisis in the South American country.

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  • Accompanying families, reaching out to youth recurring Encuentro themes

    May 19, 2018

    Catholic News Service covered Region IV Encuentro, part of the National Fifth Encuentro process to discern priorities and strategies on Hispanic ministry, which was held at Catholic University.

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  • Cara H. Drinan, J.D. Headshot

    Probation Numbers Should Be Drastically Decreased, Casey Report Urges

    May 18, 2018

    Cara Drinan, professor, law, was interviewed by Juvenile Justice Information Exchange about a report by the Annie E. Casey Foundation which argues that too many young offenders are still being placed on probation.

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  • Chad C. Pecknold, Ph.D. Headshot

    US Embassy Move to Jerusalem Highlights Religious Perspectives

    May 18, 2018

    Chad Pecknold, associate professor, systematic theology, was quoted in a National Catholic Register story about the May 14 opening of the U.S. Embassy in Jerusalem.

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  • Fixating On Performance Metrics Can Hurt Your Company

    May 17, 2018

    Jerry Muller, professor, history, was interviewed by Chief Executive about his new book The Tyranny of Metrics. He also appeared on BBC Radio discussing the book. 

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  • After Cecile Richards, What’s in Store for Planned Parenthood?

    May 17, 2018

    William Bowman, dean, Busch School of Business and Economics, was quoted in a National Catholic Register story about Planned Parenthood and its former CEO, Cecile Richards.

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  • David Cloutier, Ph.D. Headshot

    As their parents get older, who will care for people with disabilities?

    May 17, 2018

    David Cloutier, associate professor, moral theology and ethics, was quoted in an America story about the shortage of new nonprofit group homes in the United States for people with cognitive disabilities.

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  • Matthew Green, Ph.D. Headshot

    The politics of prayer or, why the speaker fired the House chaplain — and then reinstated him

    May 16, 2018

    Matt Green, professor, politics, was quoted in an Angelus News story about the attempt by House Speaker Paul Ryan to force the House chaplain, Rev. Patrick Conroy, S.J., to resign his post halfway through his term.

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  • Vincent Kiernan, Ph.D. Headshot

    ASCO 2018: How a major medical meeting uses embargoes to shape the news, and what the consequences may be

    May 16, 2018

    Vincent Kiernan, dean, Metropolitan School of Professional Studies, was quoted in a HealthNewsReview story about pre-reporting on preliminary, pre-published medical studies.

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  • John Garvey, J.D. Headshot

    Graduates urged to proclaim 'a new American story' of 'holiness, heroism'

    May 14, 2018

    Catholic News Service covered the University’s May 12 Commencement ceremony. The story mentioned remarks made by University President John Garvey. First Things published an adaptation of Archbishop Jose Gomez's address. An NPR story on religion and political priorities quoted the speech by the archbishop. 

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  • Maryann  Cusimano Love, Ph.D. Headshot

    Trump broke the Iran deal. Can the church help reduce tensions?

    May 09, 2018

    Maryann Cusimano Love, associate professor, politics, and fellow, IPR, had a piece published in America on the Iran nuclear agreement.

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  • Chinese dissident: Trump, don’t trade away democratic values

    May 03, 2018

    Chen Guangcheng, fellow, Institute for Policy Research, had an op-ed published in WorldPost about President Donald Trump, the Chinese regime, and the rule of law and human rights.

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  • Joseph E. Capizzi, Ph.D. Headshot

    How should Catholics respond to migration caravans?

    May 02, 2018

    Joseph Capizzi, professor, moral theology/ethics, and executive director, Institute for Human Ecology, was quoted in a Catholic News Agency piece about petitions from asylum seekers encamped along the U.S. border with Mexico.

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  • Julio Bermudez, Ph.D. Headshot

    Orthodox Church plans for its future but not at the expense of its past

    April 30, 2018

    Julio Bermuduz, professor, architecture, and director of the Sacred Space and Cultural Studies graduate concentration, was quoted in a Dodge City Daily Globe story about the decisions a parish faces when it outgrows its church.

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  • Michael  Kimmage, Ph.D. Headshot

    Michael Kimmage discusses US, EU economic ties following US sanctions against Russia

    April 27, 2018

    Michael Kimmage, professor, history, was interviewed by CGTN America about economic ties between the United States and the European Union following U.S. sanctions against Russia.  

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  • Puerto Rican students study on the mainland

    April 25, 2018

    Lynn Mayer, vice provost and dean of undergraduate studies, and Chris Lydon, vice president for enrollment management and marketing, were quoted in an Our Sunday Visitor story about students from Puerto Rico who enrolled at Catholic University in the wake of Hurricane Maria’s devastation of the island. Also quoted in the story were Desiree Cordero Rios and Hector Bencosmen, students from Puerto Rico who are enrolled at the University.

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  • Mary G. Leary, J.D. Headshot

    Ashland Housing | Overdose Deaths | Portland Housing | Sex Trafficking Law

    April 24, 2018

    Mary Leary, professor, law, was interviewed on Oregon Public Radio’s Think Out Loud show about the new Allow States and Victims to Fight Online Sex Trafficking Act, which was recently signed into law.  

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  • Nicholas Dujmovic, Ph.D. Headshot

    The CIA Is Getting a Private-Sector Makeover

    April 19, 2018

    Nicholas Dujmovic, visiting assistant professor, intelligence studies, was quoted in a Bloomberg article about Brian Bulatao, chief operating officer of the CIA.  

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  • Lucia Silecchia, J.D. Headshot

    Recalling Pope Benedict XVI’s Human-Rights Appeal

    April 18, 2018

    Lucia Silecchia, professor, law, had an op-ed published in the National Catholic Register on the 10th anniversary of Pope Benedict XVI’s address to the United Nations General Assembly.

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  • Andrew Yeo, Ph.D. Headshot

    Discussing the Main Agenda of the Trump-Abe Meeting

    April 17, 2018

    Andrew Yeo, associate professor, politics, was interviewed by CNBC's Street Signs show about Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's April 18 meeting with President Donald Trump.  

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  • Maryann  Cusimano Love, Ph.D. Headshot

    US Strike on Syria Renews Just-War Debate

    April 16, 2018

    Maryann Cusimano Love, associate professor, politics, and fellow, Institute for Policy Research, was quoted in the National Catholic Register on the just war tradition and U.S. foreign policy toward Syria.

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  • Duilia de Mello, Ph.D. Headshot

    Geniuses of Brazil # 5: Duilia de Mello, the Woman of NASA Stars

    April 16, 2018

    Duilia De Mello, vice provost and dean of assessment, was named Genius #5 of Brazil by the online magazine Tecmundo.

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  • Very Rev. Mark Morozowich, S.E.O.D. Headshot

    Impact of Humanae Vitae- Catholic University Approaches Hispanics

    April 13, 2018

    Very Rev. Mark Morozowich, dean, theology and religious studies, was interviewed by El Pregonero about the impact of Humanae Vitae on the Hispanic community.

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  • Mary G. Leary, J.D. Headshot

    New US Law Aims to Prosecute Websites That Facilitate Sex Trafficking

    April 12, 2018

    Mary Leary, professor, law, was quoted in a Catholic News Agency story about a new law that allows states to prosecute websites that facilitate sex trafficking.

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  • Matthew Green, Ph.D. Headshot

    Speaker Ryan to Retire: What That Says About the GOP, Midterms

    April 11, 2018

    Matt Green, professor, politics, was quoted in a Christian Science Monitor story about House Speaker Paul Ryan’s announcement that he will retire at the end of his term this year.

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  • David Cloutier, Ph.D. Headshot

    Mixed Reaction from U.S. Pro-Lifers to Pope’s Latest Challenge

    April 10, 2018

    David Cloutier, associate professor, moral theology and ethics, had an op-ed published in Crux about Pope Francis’s new apostolic exhortation, Gaudete et Exsultate.

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  • Cooking up New Businesses With Mess Hall

    April 10, 2018

    The school’s partnership with Mess Hall was featured on WUSA9’s Great Day Washington show. Robert Keith, assistant professor and co-founder of The Ciocca Center for Principled Entrepreneurship, was interviewed by Great Day Washington

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  • Very Rev. Mark Morozowich, S.E.O.D. Headshot

    Pope Francis’s New Major Document: Caring for Migrants and the Poor is Just as Important as Preventing Abortion

    April 09, 2018

    Very Rev. Mark Morozowich, dean, theology and religious studies, was quoted in a Washington Post story about Pope Francis’ apostolic exhortation, Gaudete et Exsultate.

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  • Maryann  Cusimano Love, Ph.D. Headshot

    More U.S. Bombs in Syria Will Help No One

    April 09, 2018

    Maryann Cusimano Love, associate professor, politics, had an op-ed published in America about recent developments in the Syrian civil war.

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  • Very Rev. Mark Morozowich, S.E.O.D. Headshot

    How Blessed Paul VI's "Humanae Vitae" Has Relevance for Today's Catholics

    April 06, 2018

    Very Rev. Mark Morozowich, dean, theology and religious studies, was interviewed by EWTN News Nightly about the University’s Humanae Vitae symposium.

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  • Matthew Green, Ph.D. Headshot

    What's the Hold Up With Trump's Political Appointments​?

    April 06, 2018

    Matt Green, professor, politics, was interviewed by the Independent Journal Review about the delay in the confirmation of President Donald Trump’s nominees for executive positions.

     

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  • V. Bradley Lewis, Ph.D. Headshot

    Scholar's Chair - Threats to Religious Freedom, Interview with Professor V. Bradley Lewis

    April 04, 2018

    V. Bradley Lewis, associate professor, philosophy, did a YouTube video for the Scholar’s Chair, which seeks to inform the world of the Islamic philosophy of Al-Tawhid.

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  • Blade Runner 2049: Master Copy

    April 02, 2018

    A.G. Harmon, clinical associate professor, law, had a piece published in Patheos’ Good Letters blog about the 1982 movie Blade Runner.

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  • Test-Optional Applicants on Par Academically With Other Students, Officials Say

    April 02, 2018

    James Dewey-Rosenfeld, dean of undergraduate admission, was quoted in a GW Hatchet story about findings that show students who apply to college without submitting standardized test scores are performing about equally as well as those who don’t take advantage of the test-optional policy.

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  • After Hurricane Maria, Puerto Rican Students Find Shelter at CUA

    April 02, 2018

    James Dewey-Rosenfeld, dean of undergraduate admission, was quoted in an holacultura.com story about Puerto Rican students who were admitted to Catholic University tuition free for the spring 2018 semester in the wake of Hurricane Maria. Desiree Cordero, a student from Puerto Rico, was also quoted in the story.

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  • Jay W.  Richards, Ph.D. Headshot

    Toys R Us Contributes to Its Corporate Death Wish

    March 28, 2018

    Jay W. Richards, research assistant professor, business and economics, had an op-ed about the demise of Toys R Us, which is closing all of its 735 American stores, published in the National Catholic Register.

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  • Mary G. Leary, J.D. Headshot

    New Anti-Sex Trafficking Legislation Lauded by U.S. Catholic Leaders

    March 23, 2018

    Mary Leary, professor, law, was quoted in a Crux article about the U.S. Senate’s passage of the FOSTA bill, which would allow prosecutors to go after websites that advertise for prostitutes.

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  • Matthew Green, Ph.D. Headshot

    Democratic Candidates Try Something New to Cope with Anti-Pelosi Campaign Attacks: Disavowing Her

    March 22, 2018

    Matt Green, professor, politics, was quoted in a Los Angeles Times story about 2018 Democratic candidates and the party’s new strategy for dealing with campaign ads that attack House Minority Leader Pelosi.

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  • 15 years After the Invasion of Iraq, Still Zero Accountability for the War

    March 20, 2018

    William S. Smith, research fellow and managing director, Center for the Study of Statesmanship, had an op-ed on the 15th anniversary of the invasion of Iraq published in The Hill.

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  • Mary G. Leary, J.D. Headshot

    Misinformation Campaign is at the Center of Opposition to Common Sense Sex Trafficking Legislation

    March 19, 2018

    Mary Leary, professor, law, had an op-ed published in The Hill.com about the Allow States and Victims to Fight Online Sex Trafficking Act (FOSTA) and efforts by some in the tech world to kill the legislation.  

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  • Father Neuhaus Remembered as Civil Rights, Pro-Life Advocate

    March 17, 2018

    The University and the American Catholic History Research Center were mentioned in several articles covering the Father Neuhaus symposium celebrating the letters, publications, and photographs donated to the University Archives.

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  • David Cloutier, Ph.D. Headshot

    Despite Flaws, Book Offers Fair Assessment of Francis’ Papacy so Far

    March 16, 2018

    David Cloutier, associate professor, moral theology and religious ethics, wrote a review of Ross Douthat’s new book -- To Change the Church: Pope Francis and the Future of Catholicism -- that was published by Catholic News Service.

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  • Kurt Martens, J.C.D. Headshot

    Vatican Convicts ex-Guam Archbishop Accused of Abuse

    March 16, 2018

    Kurt Martens, professor, canon law, was mentioned in an Associated Press story about the Vatican's removal from office of Guam Archbishop Anthony Apuron following his conviction by the Vatican of charges in a sex abuse trial.

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  • Jennifer Paxton, Ph.D. Headshot

    Patrick: The Saint Who Knew What it Was Like to be a Slave

    March 16, 2018

    Jennifer Paxton, professor, history, was interviewed by The Catholic Miscellany and the Boston Pilot, on St. Patrick's Letter to the Soldiers of Coroticus.

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  • Aaron Dominguez, Ph.D. Headshot

    Stephen Hawking’s Theories and his Flirtation with God

    March 15, 2018

    Aaron Dominguez, dean, arts and sciences, was quoted in an Aleteia story about the life, work, and death of theoretical physicist Stephen Hawking.

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  • Andreas Widmer, M.A. Headshot

    Andreas Widmer delivers Cuthbert Allen Lecture at Belmont Abbey College

    March 15, 2018

    Andreas Widmer, director of the Ciocca Center for Principled Entrepreneurship, was interviewed in the Catholic News Herald on the annual Cuthbert Allen Lecture he delivered at Belmont Abbey College.

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  • Addressing Climate Change is Top Priority in Cardinal Ribat’s Ministry

    March 15, 2018

    The University was mentioned in a Crux article on Cardinal Ribat's prioritization of climate change.

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  • Andrew Yeo, Ph.D. Headshot

    Why North Korea Wants a Summit with Trump

    March 14, 2018

    Andrew Yeo, associate professor, politics, published commentary in the Washington Post's Monkey Cage
    blog explaining North Korea's sudden turn towards diplomatic engagement.

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  • Duilia de Mello, Ph.D. Headshot

    MEC and Catholic University of America Discuss Partnership for Preservation of Heritage

    March 13, 2018

    Duilia De Mello, vice provost and dean of assessment, and Nathalia Henrich, resident scholar, Oliveira Lima Library, were interviewed by TV Brasil (Brazilian public television) and the Brasilia Ministry of Education channel about the library and its collection.

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  • Claes G. Ryn, Ph.D. Headshot

    Where is Real Statesmanship When We Need it Most?

    March 13, 2018

    Claes G. Ryn, professor of politics and director of the Center for the Study of Statesmanship, published an article in The American Conservative regarding diplomacy and foreign policy in the United States.

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  • Paul Scherz, Ph.D. Headshot

    Here Come the Robots

    March 13, 2018

    Paul Scherz, Ph.D., assistant professor, moral theology and ethics, published an article on Sojourners about the future of artificial intelligence. 

     

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  • Nicholas Dujmovic, Ph.D. Headshot

    Trump CIA Pick Haspel to Face Questions Over Interrogation Role

    March 13, 2018

    Nicholas Dujmovic, director, intelligence studies, was quoted in Bloomberg Politics about Trump’s appointment of Gina Haspel to lead the CIA.

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  • John Garvey, J.D. Headshot

    Francis' Focus on Practicing Virtue has Guided Catholic Universities

    March 11, 2018

    University President John Garvey published commentary in the National Catholic Register as part of its Pope Francis five year anniversary series.

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  • Andrew Yeo, Ph.D. Headshot

    US Should be Cautious with North Korea, Experts Say

    March 09, 2018

    Andrew Yeo, associate professor, politics, was quoted in Brazilian news magazine Veja about inter-Korea and US-North Korea talks. 

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  • Perseverance Theatre Presents New Translation and Adaptation of CYRANO DE BERGERAC

    March 09, 2018

    Eleanor Holdridge, head of the directing program, drama, was mentioned in BroadwayWorld.com, for her role in directing the the world premiere of a new translation and adaptation of Edmond Rostand's, Cyrano de Bergerac.

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  • Jones Earns More Landmark Honors

    March 08, 2018

    Patrick Jones, senior, was mentioned in HeraldMailMedia.com on being the first student-athlete in Landmark Conference history to receive the Senior Scholar Athlete award in two different sports: swimming and cross-country.

     

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  • Andrew Yeo, Ph.D. Headshot

    US Experts Prompt Response to US-North Korea Opening

    March 07, 2018

    Andrew Yeo, associate professor, politics, was quoted in numerous publications regarding potential talks between the US and North Korea.

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  • Admissions Not Affected by Gun-Law Protests, Some Catholic Colleges Say

    March 06, 2018

    Christopher Lydon, vice president for enrollment management and marketing, was quoted in Orange County Catholic and the Boston Pilot Online, on the University's position that student admission decisions will not be affected by protest participation.

     

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  • Gregorian chant gives Catholics elevated liturgical experience

    March 06, 2018

    David Lang, music director of Theological College, was quoted in Crux on Gregorian chant's impact on the liturgical experience.

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  • Timothy McDonnell, D.M.A. Headshot

    Gregorian Chant's Renewed Popularity

    March 06, 2018

    Timothy S. McDonnell, director of the Institute of Sacred Music, was quoted in a series of articles through Catholic News Service on the renewed popularity of Gregorian chant.

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  • Mary G. Leary, J.D. Headshot

    Trafficking, technology experts discuss proposal designed to curb sex trafficking via the web

    March 06, 2018

    Mary Leary, professor, law, was interviewed on 89.3 KPCC's Airtalk radio program on the newly passed FOSTA bill that would allow websites to be held accountable for sex trafficking on their platforms.

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  • Try Acting for a Change

    March 04, 2018

    Gary Sloan, associate professor, drama, published an article in HowIRound, on teaching theatrical techniques to those incarcerated as a method to inspire change.

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  • Chad C. Pecknold, Ph.D. Headshot

    Washington Archdiocese Issues Amoris Laetitia Marriage Plan

    March 03, 2018

    Chad Pecknold, associate professor, theology, was quoted in an EWTN News story on the Archdiocese of Washington's recent pastoral plan to implement Amoris Laetitia.

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  • Knoxville's New Sacred Heart Cathedral Opens to Public

    March 02, 2018

    James McCrery, assistant professor, architecture, was quoted in WATE News about his design for the new cathedral for the Diocese of Knoxville dedicated on March 3.

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  • Rutgers Researcher's Eye-Opening New Book Charts Course for Engaging Next Generation

    February 21, 2018

    James Younissresearch professor in the psychology department and Wylma R. & James R. Curtin Professor Emeritus, was mentioned in South Jersey News Today for research findings in his latest co-authored book entitled, Renewing Democracy in Young America.

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  • Trump Lawyer’s Payment to Porn Star Raises New Questions

    February 14, 2018

    Lisa Lerman, professor emerita, was quoted in a New York Times story on President Trump and legal ethics.

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  • Coach of the week: Steve Howes, Catholic University of America

    February 14, 2018

    Steve Howes, head basketball coach, was profiled as ABC7’s Coach of the Week.

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  • Catholic University To Showcase BLOODY BLOODY ANDREW JACKSON

    February 13, 2018

    Broadway World publicized the upcoming productions of Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson.

     

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  • Imagining a world with papal wish of nonviolence as a style of politics

    February 12, 2018

     William A. Barbieri, associate professor of ethics and director of the peace and justice studies program, was quoted in Today's Catholic regarding Pope Francis' hope for international peace building.

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  • Food incubator teams up with local business school for mentoring, internships

    February 12, 2018

    The Washington Business Journal and National Catholic Reporter covered the business school’s partnership with a local business through a learning lab.

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  • Student-Written Plays To Premiere At Catholic University

    February 12, 2018

    Broadway World publicized the upcoming productions of student written plays.

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  • John S. Grabowski, Ph.D. Headshot

    In Marriage, the Love of Christ is Made Visible

    February 09, 2018

    John Grabowski, associate professor, moral theology, published commentary about marriage on Catholic Philly. 

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  • Mary G. Leary, J.D. Headshot

    'World's top online brothel' is Delaware company in 'good standing'

    February 09, 2018

    Mary Leary, professor, law, was quoted in a News Journal story on Backpage.com.

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  • The rules of the streets: Which laws help - and hurt - the homeless

    February 08, 2018

    Linda Plitt Donaldson, associate professor, social work, was quoted in a Catholic News Agency on laws that impact the homeless.

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  • ‘The Tyranny of Metrics’

    February 07, 2018

    Jerry Muller, professor, history, was interviewed by Inside Higher Ed and published an essay in Minding the Campus on his latest book on the role of metrics in higher education and society as a whole.

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  • NATO’s Real Existential Threat: The Surrender of Western Values

    February 07, 2018

    William Smith, managing director, Center for the Study of Statesmanship, published commentary in the American Conservative on NATO.

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  • Jay W.  Richards, Ph.D. Headshot

    2018 Index of Economic Freedom: Mostly Good News for the US

    February 06, 2018

    Jay Richards, assistant research professor, business, published an article on the 2018 index of economic freedom in the Stream.

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  • Stewart McHie discusses the Super Bowl ads

    February 05, 2018

    Stewart McHie, director, MSBA program, was interviewed on the Drew Mariani Show on Relevant Radio about Super Bowl commercials.

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  • Chad C. Pecknold, Ph.D. Headshot

    THE BRIDGE THAT GEORGE LINDBECK BUILT

    February 02, 2018

    Chad Pecknold, associate professor, theology, published commentary in First Things on George Lindbeck.

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  • V. Bradley Lewis, Ph.D. Headshot

    Trump Appoints a ‘Deep-in-the-Bones Social Conservative’ New HHS Secretary

    February 02, 2018

    V. Bradley Lewis, associate professor, philosophy, was quoted in a National Catholic Register story on Catholic social teaching, health care policy, and a recent presidential appointee.

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  • V. Bradley Lewis, Ph.D. Headshot

    Leaked US Defense Doctrine Outlines Nuclear-Weapons Strategy

    February 02, 2018

    V. Bradley Lewis, associate professor, philosophy, was quoted in a National Catholic Register story on the morality of nuclear weapons.

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  • Jennifer Paxton, Ph.D. Headshot

    Before There Was Wonder Woman, There Was St. Brigid

    February 01, 2018

    Jennifer Paxton, clinical assistant professor, history, was quoted in a Refinery 29 story on St. Brigid.

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  • Chad C. Pecknold, Ph.D. Headshot

    Trump’s First State of the Union Elicits Partisan Reactions

    January 31, 2018

    Chad Pecknold, associate professor, theology, was quoted in a Tablet story on the State of the Union address.

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  • Mary G. Leary, J.D. Headshot

    CUA professor works to stop online sex trafficking

    January 31, 2018

    Mary Leary, professor, law, was featured in an Arlington Catholic Herald story on fighting human trafficking. 

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  • Brian T. Engelland, Ph.D. Headshot

    Can Rosa's Fresh Pizza, a hit with Ellen DeGeneres, spark revitalization in Philadelphia's University City

    January 31, 2018

    Brian Engelland, Edward J. Pryzbyla Chair of Business and Economics, was quoted in a Philadelphia Enquirer story on Rosa’s Pizza, a business he references in his book Force for Good.

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  • V. Bradley Lewis, Ph.D. Headshot

    Is North Korea Practicing ‘Ping-Pong’ Olympic Diplomacy?

    January 31, 2018

    V. Bradley Lewis, associate professor, philosophy, published commentary in National Catholic Register on North Korean diplomacy.

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  • Matthew Green, Ph.D. Headshot

    Paul Ryan gets it done

    January 30, 2018

    Matthew Green, professor, politics, was referenced in a Washington Examiner story on Speaker of the House Paul Ryan.

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  • Violin Instructor Featured Playing on CBS News

    January 28, 2018

    Alessandra Cuffaro, private instructor, violin, was featured playing the violin in a CBS News Sunday Morning clip about violin making.

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  • The Sad Truth of the FBI Scandal: Both Political Parties are to Blame

    January 26, 2018

    William Smith, Center for the Study of Statesmanship, published commentary in the Hill on alleged abuses of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act. 

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  • Interview: N. Thomas Pedersen on ‘Bernstein at 100: The Theater Songs of Leonard Bernstein’

    January 25, 2018

    N. Thomas Pedersen, head, musical theatre, was interviewed by Md. Theatre Guide about the upcoming 100th anniversary celebration of Leonard Bernstein.

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  • Catholic University Announces Plans for New $6 Million Dining Hall

    January 23, 2018

    The Brookland Bridge blog reported the University’s $6 million gift for a new dining hall.

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  • Chad C. Pecknold, Ph.D. Headshot

    Undivided: Four decades later, the March for Life is stronger than ever

    January 22, 2018

    Chad Pecknold, associate professor, theology, published commentary in the Catholic Herald (UK) on the March for Life.

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  • ‘Look at those nuns skiing!’

    January 21, 2018

    A facebook post by the Alumni Association on nuns skiing was referenced in an Aleteia blog.

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  • David Cloutier, Ph.D. Headshot

    Imagine There’s No Clergy

    January 20, 2018

    David Cloutier, associate professor of theology, published a feature essay in Commonweal on the importance of a post-Vatican II appreciation of the Church's sacramentality and a defense of priestly ordination embedded within that larger ecclesial vision.

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  • Young people march on DC to support life of the unborn

    January 20, 2018

    Allie Young, sophomore, and Liz Marce, sophomore, were quoted in a Washington Examiner story on the March for Life.

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  • ‘Badass. Prolife. Feminist.’ How the ‘pro-life feminist’ movement is straddling the March for Life and Women’s March

    January 19, 2018

    Maria Lebron, sophomore, was quoted in a Washington Post story on pro-life feminists and consistent life ethic. The story also mentioned the University’s pep rally for life.

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  • John Garvey, J.D. Headshot

    Go slowly to praise or condemn our flawed, famous men

    January 18, 2018

    University President John Garvey published commentary with Catholic News Service on people who deserve our praise.

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  • David Cloutier, Ph.D. Headshot

    USCCB First Freedom Podcast Episode 11: CST & Religious Liberty

    January 18, 2018

    David Cloutier, associate professor, moral theology, spoke on the USCCB First Freedom Podcast on Catholic social teaching and religious liberty.

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  • Michael  Kimmage, Ph.D. Headshot

    Military: Russian spy ship moving toward US

    January 18, 2018

    Michael Kimmage, professor, history, was interviewed on CNN Situation Room about a Russian spy ship off the East Coast. (min. 2)

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  • Robert A. Destro, J.D. Headshot

    Children’s Health Insurance Program Becomes Political Football

    January 18, 2018

    Robert Destro, professor, law, and director, Institute for Policy Research and Catholic Studies, was quoted in a National Catholic Register story on the Children’s Health Insurance Program.

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  • Brian T. Engelland, Ph.D. Headshot

    6 ways to develop virtue in the workplace

    January 18, 2018

    Brian Engelland, Edward J. Pryzbyla Chair of Business and Economics, was interviewed by Relevant Radio about how to develop virtue in the workplace.

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  • Chad C. Pecknold, Ph.D. Headshot

    Here's the newest basilica in North America

    January 16, 2018

    Chad Pecknold, associate professor, theology, appeared on EWTN’s Morning Glory and was quoted in an EWTN News story about the newest basilica in North America, the Basilica of St. Mary in Alexandria, Va.

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  • Panel: Immigrants, like everyone else, want love, family, peaceful life

    January 16, 2018

    The Catholic Standard covered a panel discussion on immigration co-hosted by the Institute for Human Ecology and the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops.

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  • Catholic College Contingents Head to the March for Life

    January 16, 2018

    Catholic University was mentioned in an EWTN News round up of Catholic college contingents headed to the March for Life.

     

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

    College students need better mental health care

    January 13, 2018

    David Jobes, professor, psychology, was referenced in a Salon article on college students and mental health.

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  • Michael  Pakaluk, Ph.D. Headshot

    Moral Authorities

    January 12, 2018

    Michael Pakulak, associate dean and ordinary professor, covered ethics and morality in Echoes: A Forum of Catholic Thought on BostonPilot.com.

     

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  • Toyota Team Player: Jay Howard

    January 12, 2018

    Senior Jay Howard was named ABC7’s Toyota Team Player.

     

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  • Planned Parenthood Evolution Underway Thanks to Influx of Private Donors

    January 11, 2018

    William Bowman, dean, business, was quoted in a National Catholic Register examining the finances of Planned Parenthood.

     

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  • Nicholas Dujmovic, Ph.D. Headshot

    Spy Bill Renewal Sparks Debate

    January 11, 2018

    Nicholas Dujmovic, director, intelligence studies, was interviewed by EWTN News Nightly on an intelligence bill being considered on Capitol Hill.

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  • Chad C. Pecknold, Ph.D. Headshot

    St Augustine Teaches us How to Think About Catholic Strategy in a Liberal Era

    January 11, 2018

    Chad Pecknold, associate professor, theology, published commentary on St. Augustine in the Catholic Herald (UK).

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  • Maryann  Cusimano Love, Ph.D. Headshot

    Church Rejects Morality of Nuclear Weapons

    January 10, 2018

    Maryann Cusimano Love, associate professor, politics, was quoted in an Our Sunday Visitor story on the morality of nuclear weapons.

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  • Andrew Yeo, Ph.D. Headshot

    Why North Korea Decided to Play Nice

    January 10, 2018

    Andrew Yeo, associate professor, politics, was quoted in an Al Jazeera story on the meeting between North and South Korea and North Korean participation in the Olympics.

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  • Jack Yoest, M.B.A. Headshot

    A Good Guide: A Winsome Argument for Virtue in Business

    January 04, 2018

    Jack Yoest, clinical assistant professor, management, wrote “A Good Guide: A Winsome Argument for Virtue in Business;” for The Stream; a book review of Force for Good: The Catholic Guide to Business Integrity, by Brian Engelland, Edward J. Pryzbyla Chair of Business and Economics.

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  • Taiwan Is Ready to Serve as an Indo-Pacific Partner

    January 04, 2018

    David An, doctoral student, politics, co-authored an article in National Interest on Taiwan and President Trump’s strategy in Asia.

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  • Learning to Lead

    January 03, 2018

    The Department of Drama’s MFA program was mentioned in a list of 10 programs training well-rounded directors in AmericanTheatre.org.

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  • Coach of the week: Matt Donohue of Catholic University of America

    January 03, 2018

    Matt Donohue, women’s basketball coach, was ABC7 Coach of the Week.

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  • Maryann  Cusimano Love, Ph.D. Headshot

    President Trump responds to North Korean threats

    January 03, 2018

    Maryann Cusimano Love, associate professor, international relations, was interviewed on EWTN News Nightly about nuclear weapons and just war theory.

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  • Elevating Us Toward God

    January 02, 2018

    James McCrery, assistant professor, architecture, and director, Classical Architecture and Urbanism, was quoted in an East Tennessee Catholic story about the diocese’s new cathedral, which he designed.

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  • Elevating us Toward God

    January 02, 2018

    James McCrery, assistant professor, architecture, and director, Classical Architecture and Urbanism, was quoted in an East Tennessee Catholic story about the diocese’s new cathedral, which he designed.

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