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2019

  • Chad C. Pecknold, Ph.D. Headshot

    Faculty Comment on Notre Dame Cathedral

    Chad Pecknold, associate professor, systematic theology, published commentary in the Catholic Herald on rebuilding Notre Dame by returning to faith after the fire.

    James McCrery, assistant professor, architecture and planning, was interviewed on The Daily Caller about the structure of the Notre Dame Cathedral and the damage after the fire.

    Julio Bermudez, professor, architecture, was quoted in Associated Press about the Notre Dame fire and the religious significance of the church.  

    Fr. Mark Morozowich, dean and associate professor, liturgical studies and sacramental theology, was interviewed on Fox 5 D.C. about the Notre Dame fire and the significance of the stained glass windows for the artistic, cultural and spiritual world.

    Nora Heimann, chair and associate professor, art department, was quoted in The New York Times about the Notre Dame fire and how the Cathedral became a destination.

    She was also quoted in the USA Today on the devastation of the Notre Dame fire and her personal connection with the Cathedral.

    Randall Ott, dean, architecture and planning, was interviewed by Fox 5 D.C., WJLA and Fox News about Notre Dame that was broadcasted on TV earlier in the week.

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  • Sabina, Our Hero

    Jon Askonas, assistant professor, politics, was quoted in The American Conservative about big companies creating algorithms to craft human desire.

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  • David Cloutier, Ph.D. Headshot

    Legislation for paid family leave gains support, but compromise needed

    David Cloutier, associate professor, moral theology and ethics, was quoted in the Catholic Philly about comparing the Catholic principle of subsidiarity and the three bill in Congress that would formalize paid family leave.

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  • Transitions: New President at Georgia Gwinnett College, Chief of Vanderbilt U. to Step Down Appointments, resignations, retirements, awards, deaths

    Stephen Payne,  incoming dean, Columbus School of Law, was mentioned in The Chronicle about his announcement of becoming the new dean of Columbus School of Law.

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  • Melissa D. Grady, Ph.D., MSW, LICSW, LCSW Headshot

    NFL-Supported Raliance Grants to Ten Orgs Fighting Sexual Violence

    Catholic University was mentioned in Philanthropy Women about being one of the ten recipients to be awarded a grant to stop sexual violence. The research will be spearheaded by Melissa Grady, associate professor, social work.

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

    Societal shifts seen in acknowledging sex abuse, finding ways to address it

    Eileen Dombo, assistant dean, assistant professor, and chair of the undergraduate social work program, and Melissa Grady, associate professor, social service, was quoted in the Mississippi Catholic about acknowledging sexual abuse and finding ways to prevent sexual abuse.

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  • States pushing near-bans on abortion, targeting Roe v. Wade

    Michael New, visiting assistant professor, social research and political science, was quoted on AP News about state level efforts to enact pro-life law.  

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  • William D. Dinges, Ph.D. Headshot

    Catholic University symposium confronts inequalities of climate change

    The Environmental Justice Symposium, and William Dinges, ordinary professor, religion and culture, was quoted in the National Catholic Reporter on the event and it’s initiatives on climate change.

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  • Recent Reporting on the Decline in Sexual Activity – Dr. Michael New

    Michael New, visiting assistant professor, social research and political science, was interviewed by Issues, Etc. radio about reductions on sexual activity among young adults.

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  • William D. Dinges, Ph.D. Headshot

    The future of Catholicism in America

    William Dinges, ordinary professor, religion and culture, and area director, religion and culture, was quoted in Religion News Service about Catholic identity during the church crisis.

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  • Michael  Pakaluk, Ph.D. Headshot

    The Memoirs of St. Peter: A New Translation of the Gospel According to Mark

    Michael Pakaluk, acting dean, and ordinary professor, ethics and social philosophy, was featured in The B.C. Catholic, and The American Conservative on his book called, The Memoirs of St. Peter, a new translation of the Gospel of Mark.

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  • Unexpected rain on sun links two solar mysteries

    Emily Mason, doctoral candidate, physics, was quoted in Phys.org about her findings of solar rain that lead to unexpected findings of solar heating and slow solar wind.

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  • John Garvey, J.D. Headshot

    Faculty comment on the new Archbishop of Washington, D.C.

    President John Garvey was quoted in The New York Times, Catholic Philly, The Crux, The Tablet, WTOP. Msgr. Kevin Irwin, research professor, theology, was quoted in the Washington Post. And Catholic University was mentioned in The Washington Post, and NPR all on the announcement of Wilton Gregory becoming the Archbishop of Washington, D.C

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  • "I believe we are created on purpose for a purpose" - ENN 2019-04-04

    Carly Fiorina, distinguished clinical professor, leadership, was interviewed on EWTN News Nightly on her teachings and knowledge of business.

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  • How should Catholics respond to extremism?

    Maria Mazzenga, educational archivist, and Robert Christian, graduate fellow, policy research, was quoted in Our Sunday Visitor Newsweekly about Catholics responding to extremism.

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  • The High-Priced Spread, Revisited

    Catholic University was mentioned in First Things on being an alternative to “elite” universities.

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  • When to Expect Your Financial Aid Award Letter

    Mindy Schaffer, director, student financial assistance, was quoted in the U.S. News on when students should expect to receive their financial aid award letter.

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  • Orlando Shakes' 'Richard II' is made for today

    Eleanor Holdridge, chair, drama department, and associate professor, drama, was quoted in Orlando Sentinel about the ongoing series of ‘Fire and Reign’ and the Shakespeare drama, ‘Richard II’.

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  • Andrew Abela, Ph.D. Headshot

    A New Beginning for Catholic Business Education

    Andrew Abela, provost and senior vice president, published commentary in the National Catholic Register about the opening of Maloney Hall and it’s initiatives for students in the Busch School of Business.

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  • Michael  Pakaluk, Ph.D. Headshot

    Thrift as a Christian Virtue

    Michael Pakaluk, acting dean, and ordinary professor, ethics and social philosophy, published commentary on The Catholic Thing and France Catholique about saving as a Christian.

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  • Catholic school’s student senate calls for blocking porn sites on university WiFi

    Gerard McNair-Lewis, student, philosophy major was mentioned in The College Fix about the student senate passing a resolution on censorship with the university’s internet.

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  • Melissa D. Grady, Ph.D., MSW, LICSW, LCSW Headshot

    RALIANCE Awards More than $450,000 in Fourth Round of Grants to End Sexual Violence in One Generation

    Catholic University was mentioned in The Pilot News about being one of the ten recipients awarded a grant to end sexual violence. The research mentioned will be spearheaded by Melissa Grady, associate professor, social work.

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  • Chelsea Stieber, Ph.D. Headshot

    Camp of the Saints

    Chelsea Stieber, assistant professor, French and francophone studies, published commentary on Africa is a Country about The Camp of the Saints, a 1973 dystopian apocalyptic French novel and politics.

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  • FOOD FOR THOUGHT

    Jerry Muller, ordinary professor, history, was mentioned in Fortune on his new book ‘The Tyranny of Metrics’.

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  • Michael  Pakaluk, Ph.D. Headshot

    EWTN News Nightly - 2019-04-01 - Full Episode with Lauren Ashburn

    Michael Pakaluk, acting dean, and ordinary professor, ethics and social philosophy, was interviewed on EWTN News Nightly about the Busch School of Business partnership with Carly Fiorina and his new book called, The Memoirs of St. Peter: A New Translation of the Gospel According to Mark.  

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  • Children of Priests and Canon Law

    Late Rev. Robert Kaslyn, associate professor and former dean, canon law, was quoted in the National Catholic Register about canon law and children of priests.

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  • Jay D. Brock, M.F.A. Headshot

    ‘A Quick 5’ with Jay D. Brock, Production Director, ‘Into the Light’ presented by The Choral Arts Society of Washington

    Jay D. Brock, associate dean, undergrad studies, associate professor, practice acting/directing, and head of music theater academic area, was interviewed in the MD Theatre Guide on his concert that he produced and directed called, ‘Into The Light.’

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  • From Cardinal Sean's Blog

    Catholic University was mentioned in the Pilot about Cardinal Sean’s experience while visiting Catholic University.

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  • John Garvey, J.D. Headshot

    What caused the clergy sex abuse crisis? Catholic universities are pushing for debate on the answer

    University President John Garvey;, Susan Timoney, associate dean, undergraduate studies, director, certificate in pastoral ministry, and ordinary professor, practice;, Chad Pecknold, associate professor, theology;, and Rev. Paul Sullins, retired associate professor, sociology;, were all quoted in a Washington Post story about Catholic Universities initiatives to finding answers and having dialogue about the causes of the clergy abuse crisis.  

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  • Chad C. Pecknold, Ph.D. Headshot

    Theologians examine role of power, clericalism in the sex abuse crisis

    Chad Pecknold, associate professor, theology was quoted in Catholic News Service about examining the role of power in the sex abuse crisis during  the “Healing the Breach of Trust” conference.

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  • An Annunciation flash mob to mark the greatest surprise in history

    Catholic University students were featured in Aleteia about a singing flash mob that broke out in the Pryzbyla Center on the Feast of Annunciation.

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  • College students urged to help change hearts, minds about abortion

    Cardinals For Life students were mentioned in The Catholic Spirit about “The Feminist Case Against Abortion” lecture held at Catholic University.

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  • Make the Last Gospel the First Thing You Do After Mass

    Msgr. Robert Sokolowski, ordinary professor, philosophy, was mentioned in the National Catholic Register about his book called Christian Faith & Human Understanding: Studies on the Eucharist, Trinity, and the Human Person.

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  • Former Swiss Guard Follows a Saint’s Admonition to ‘Be More’

    Mario Enzler, professor, finance, was featured in the Zenit about his time in the Swiss Guards and his encounter with Pope John Paul II.

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  • Matthew Green, Ph.D. Headshot

    Mueller Findings Set Off a Political Tussle

    Matthew Green, professor, politics, was quoted in The Wall Street Journal about the Mueller report and how both parties are reacting towards the findings.

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  • Review: Resolving Hedda, whip-smart and hilarious

    Jon Klein, head of the M.F.A. playwriting program, and associate professor, drama, was mentioned in the DC Theater Scene about his comedy called Resolving Hedda.

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  • Economist says technology good for American dream

    Jay Richards, research assistant professor, social research, was quoted in KTVQ about how technology is good for America and the economy.

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  • A jumbo slice of the swamp's favorite pizza

    Mike McPherson, student, was quoted in the Washington Examiner about Pizza Mart, a D.C. owned pizza shop.

     

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  • In the last game his dad saw him play, Catholic University senior hits game-winning shot

    Jimmy Golaszewski, student and basketball athlete, was mentioned in WJLA about playing basketball at Catholic University for his dad.

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  • Science Builds on Faith: STEM Studies Grow From Catholic Roots

    Otto Wilson, Jr., associate professor, biomedical engineering, was quoted in the National Catholic Register about STEM studies at Catholic University.

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

    American pope? Rare, leaked report from Pope Francis’s election reveals who got votes

    Mark Morozowich, dean, theology, and associate professor, liturgical studies and sacramental theology was quoted in the Washington Post about a leaked report of the papal election in 2013.

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  • IL Democrats Following NY's Footsteps with 'Extreme' Bill Allowing Late-Term Abortion

    Michael New, visiting professor, social research, was quoted in Christian Broadcast News about efforts in Illinois to strengthen legal protections  for abortion.

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  • What on earth is a ‘social justice hackathon’?

    Elizabeth Shaw, assistant director of special academic programs, Ciocca Center for Principled Entrepreneurship, was quoted in a Catholic News Story covering the Ciocca Center’s Novak Symposium.

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  • States seek to tackle student debt

    Carly Fiorina, who was announced as a distinguished clinical professor this week, was mentioned in Politico’s Morning Education brief.

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  • Remaking Higher Ed From Within

    The business school was mentioned in an Inside Higher Ed story on ways colleges are aligning their missions with the needs of students.

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  • John Garvey, J.D. Headshot

    Intellect a Virtue, Not So Fast

    University President John Garvey published his monthly column with Catholic News Service. This month’s topic was fasting (and Filet-O-Fish sandwiches).

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  • Bishop Burbidge consecrates new altar at Catholic University

    Joshua Barri, sophomore, business, was quoted in a Catholic News Service story on the consecration of the altar in St. Michael Chapel in Maloney Hall, home of the business school.

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  • Lucia Silecchia, J.D. Headshot

    The real tragedy behind Operation Varsity Blues: Colleges forget their mission is to produce virtuous adults, not just successful ones

    It highlights the unhealthy obsession with college admissions driven by a belief that only the “right” school can — and will — guarantee a successful life. It is a stark reminder of the prioritization of success over virtue.

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  • “Get Uncomfortable”: 3 Inspiring Ways Catholics Can Effectively Evangelize

    The University was mentioned in a ChurchPop story on evangelization, quoting a letter Venerable Archbishop Fulton Sheen wrote while teaching at Catholic University.

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  • A chaotic Brexit is part of Trump’s grand plan for Europe

    Jakub Grygiel, associate professor, politics, was quoted in the UK Yahoo News about Brexit and why President Trump and his supporters might see Brexit as a step to unraveling the EU.

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  • Mark L. Rienzi, J.D. Headshot

    DeVos allows religious groups to provide educational services

    Mark Rienzi, professor, law, was quoted in Catholic News Agency about the Department of Education allowing religious groups to provide educational services.

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  • Chad C. Pecknold, Ph.D. Headshot

    More Catholics Considering Abandoning the Church

    Chad Pecknold, associate professor, theology, was quoted in The Wall Street Journal about Catholics considering abandoning the Church and why they might consider it.

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  • Andrew Yeo, Ph.D. Headshot

    The Hanoi Summit – We Asked Andrew Yeo What Happens Next in U.S.-North Korea Relations

    Andrew Yeo, associate professor, politics, published commentary on the National Interest about the next steps with the U.S. and North Korea relations after the second summit.

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  • Tiny Home Inside a Concrete Pipe Wins Design Contest

    Sandra Guillen, student, recent architecture graduate, was featured in an Engineering News Record story about her award winning design, Rinker Pipe Dream Home.

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  • Understanding America’s Public Debt

    Robert Warren, research associate, accounting, was quoted in Benchmark Journal about America’s debt.

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

    Vatican: Eucharistic Yuca Off the Table at Amazon Synod

    Rev. Mark Morozowich, dean, theology, and associate professor, liturgical studies and sacramental theology was quoted in the National Catholic Register about the deference to local circumstances within Mass when it comes to the Eucharist.  

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  • Your Tax Dollars at Work? Why This State Saw a 1,700 Percent Spike in Taxpayer-Funded Abortions

    Michael New, visiting assistant professor, political science and social research was interviewed on Christian Broadcasting Network about a sharp increase in publicly funded abortions in Illinois.

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  • Michael  Pakaluk, Ph.D. Headshot

    GIVING UP IN LENT

    Michael Pakaluk, professor, ethics, published commentary on The Boston Pilot about giving up in Lent and what is means.

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  • A 'political town with pastoral needs' anticipates a new archbishop

    Stephen White, executive director, The Catholic Project and Javier Bustamante, director, cultural engagement were quoted in National Catholic Reporter about appointing a new Archbishop of Washington D.C., and the challenges the next Archbishop will face.

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  • Yes, Legislation And Education Do Effectively Reduce Abortion Rates

    Michael New, visiting assistant professor, social research, published commentary on The Federalist discussing the importance of pro-life legislation and educational efforts.

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  • The Effects of Pro-Life Legislation on the Declining Abortion Rate

    Michael New, visiting assistant professor, social research, was interviewed on Issues, Etc radio about the effects of pro-life legislation on the declining abortion rate.

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  • Ethical engineering and 'smart socks'

    School of Engineering students were mentioned in the Arlington Catholic Herald about the Grand Challenges Scholars Program on developing ‘Smart Socks’ where they will reveal the prototype on Research Day on April 9th.

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  • If Catholic Politicians Were Faithful

    Lawrence Grayson, visiting scholar, philosophy, published commentary on National Catholic Register on the actions of Catholic politicians on abortion legislation.  

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  • Matthew Green, Ph.D. Headshot

    ‘We Are Either a Team or We’re Not'

    Matthew Green, professor, politics, was quoted in The New York Times about the recent defections by house democrats on republican motions.

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  • New Project to Develop Advanced Index Insurance for Small-scale Farmers in Ghana

    Richard Gallenstein, assistant professor, economics, was quoted in Reliefweb about a new project in Ghana to improve the quality of agriculture index insurance and how that will help local farmers.

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  • Mary G. Leary, J.D. Headshot

    Hawley insider had seat at table in Secretary of State inquiry that cleared senator

    Mary Leary, professor, law, was quoted in The Kansas City Star about the investigation of Josh Hawley.

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  • 2019’s Best Cities for St. Patrick’s Day Celebrations

    Samuel Fisher, assistant professor, history,  was quoted in Wallethub about St. Patrick's Day and why it’s a popular in the U.S.

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  • Michael  Pakaluk, Ph.D. Headshot

    Apollo 11

    Michael Pakaluk, acting dean, professor, ethics and social research, published commentary on The Catholic Thing about the recently released Apollo 11 documentary.

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  • Matthew Green, Ph.D. Headshot

    What’s with Rep. Conor Lamb’s procedural votes against the Democratic Party?

    Matthew Green, professor, politics, was quoted in the Pittsburgh City Paper about the democrats increasing support for MTRs.

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

    Catholic youth learn significance of ashes in fiery Lenten tradition

    Rev. Michael Witczak, associate professor, liturgical studies and sacramental theology was quoted in Catholic News Service about ashes used for Ash Wednesday and the history of the tradition.  

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  • Joseph E. Capizzi, Ph.D. Headshot

    Should fears about climate come before kids?

    Joseph Capizzi, director of IHE and professor, moral theology and ethics and Catherine Pakaluk, assistant professor, social research and economic thought, were quoted in a Catholic News Agency story about millennials concerned with having children as climate change is happening.

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  • Rev. Jude DeAngelo, M.Div. Headshot

    Journey to the cross begins at Ash Wednesday

    Rev. Jude DeAngelo, chaplain and director of campus ministry, was featured in a Catholic News Service video, via Catholic Philly, about lent and how ashes are made and why it’s used.

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  • The Democratic Party’s Decline on Abortion

    Michael New, visiting assistant professor, social research, published commentary on the National Review about Democratic elected officials are less likely to support incremental pro-life laws in recent years, partly because of the changing demographics within the Democratic party.

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  • Hallowed Ground | Horseshoe Bend, Alabama

    William Sheppard, University archivist, published commentary on History Net/Military History Magazine about the War of 1812 at Horseshoe Bend in Alabama.

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  • New York 'Encounter' contemplates Western culture losing its way

    Michele Averchi, assistant professor, philosophy, was quoted in the National Catholic Reporter about New York ‘Encounter’, a cultural event where he was co-curator of an interactive exhibit for attendees that examined ‘Lost in the Cosmos’.

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  • How a local actress follows Anna Deavere Smith’s footsteps in ‘Twilight: Los Angeles, 1992’

    Danielle Drakes, lecturer, drama, was quoted in The Washington Post about her role in ‘Twilight: Los Angeles, 1992’ following in the footsteps of actress Anna Deavere Smith.

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  • Young Pianist Heads to US for World Premiere of Lux Composition

    Benjamin T. Rome School of Music, Drama, and Art was mentioned in Delano Magazine about pianist, Zala Kravos who will be part of the school’s ‘Washington International Piano Series’ in March.

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  • Women who broke barriers from the year you were born

    Catholic University was mentioned in a Stacker story about women who broke barriers featuring Euphemia Lofton Haynes, the first black woman to receive a doctorate in mathematics in 1943 at Catholic University.

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  • Andrew Yeo, Ph.D. Headshot

    Vietnam’s unspoken link to Kim Jong Un: The woman accused of assassinating his half brother

    Andrew Yeo, associate professor, politics, was quoted in a Washington Post story about human rights in a case about a Vietnamese woman involved in the murder against the North Korean leader’s half brother.

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  • Msgr. Stephen J. Rossetti, D.Min., Ph.D. Headshot

    Vatican Sex Abuse Summit Continues

    Msgr. Stephen Rossetti, research associate professor, theology, was interviewed by NPR about the role of the Church in tackling the sex abuse problem.

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  • John Garvey, J.D. Headshot

    Catholic and apostolic: The complicated reality behind oversight of bishops

    University President John Garvey published commentary in America Magazine about the need of proper oversight of bishops while respecting the apostolic succession.

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

    Sex abuse summit in Vatican comes amid growing number of investigations of Catholic priests in the US

    Rev. Mark Morozowich, dean, theology and associate professor, liturgical studies and sacramental theology was quoted in an ABC News story about bringing the issue of sexual abuse to the forefront and showing that the victims do matter as there are now a growing number of sexual abuse investigations in the U.S.

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  • Adnan Morshed, Ph.D. Headshot

    The political algorithm of 21st February

    Adnan Morshed, associate professor, architectural history and sustainable urbanism in developing countries published commentary on The Daily Star about how religion played a role in the 1947 Partition  and understanding the politics of the Bengali Language Movement and International Mother Language day.

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  • Taxpayer-Funded Abortions on the Rise in Illinois

    Michael New, visiting assistant professor, political science and social research published commentary on National Review about taxpayer funded abortions in Illinois.

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  • Ignatius Press: Providing religious and philosophical fuel for the mind for 40 years

    The philosophy department was mentioned in an Aleteia story on being a candidate of some of the most influential sources of Catholic intellectual discourse over the last 40 years.

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  • John Garvey, J.D. Headshot

    Jim Crow and The Klansman

    University president John Garvey published a commentary on The Boston Pilot about the term racism being used in contemporary political debates.

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  • Engaging the Mission workshop to provide opportunity for parish leaders to reflect and plan

    Catholic University Pryzbyla Center was mentioned in the Catholic Standard about an upcoming workshop called ‘Engaging the Mission’ to bring together pastors and parish leaders to reflect on the parish and find opportunities for growth happening on March 16th at the center.

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  • Andrew Yeo, Ph.D. Headshot

    Could Change Come to North Korea?

    Andrew Yeo, associate professor, politics was interviewed by Fair Observer about change inside North Korea.  

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  • John Garvey, J.D. Headshot

    Catholic Leaders To Gather In Rome To Discuss Continuing Clergy Sexual Abuse Crisis


    University President John Garvey, Cardinal DiNardo and Catholic University was mentioned in a NPR story about the ‘Healing the Breach of Trust’ conference that was held earlier this month while discussing the next steps to address the problems as the Rome summit begins.

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  • TOP 30 PRE-COLLEGE SUMMER PROGRAMS FOR 2019

    Catholic University was mentioned among the top universities with the best pre-college programs in a College Consensus story.

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  • Pigskin Club Honors D.C. Athletes

    Catholic University Edwards J. Pryzbyla Center was mentioned in the Washington Informer about the 79th annual banquet held at the center hosted by the Pigskin Club Washington, Inc to award D.C. area’s top high school, college and professional athletes, coaches and community service individuals.

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  • Andrew Yeo, Ph.D. Headshot

    US Korea experts advocate partial relaxation of sanctions on N. Korea for inter-Korean cooperation

    Andrew Yeo, associate professor, politics was quoted in Hankyoreh about his thoughts on the U.S. and korean relations in advance of the summitt.

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  • New Polls Show Americans Reject Democratic Extremism on Life

    Michael New, visiting assistant professor, political science and social research published commentary on National Review about a new poll showing most Americans, including Democrats who support abortion rights don’t support the legislation on late-term abortions.

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  • UWF Department of Music presents Dr. Ivo Kaltchev, piano

    Ivo Kaltchev, head of piano academic area and ordinary professor, piano was featured in the University of West Florida Newsroom about being part of an event in their Music Hall Artist Series the school is hosting.

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  • Kurt Martens, J.C.D. Headshot

    Pope Defrocks Theodore McCarrick, Ex-Cardinal Accused of Sexual Abuse

    Kurt Martens, professor, canon law was interviewed by The New York Times and quoted in the Washington Post and Newser on Pope Francis’ decision to defrock former Cardinal Theodore McCarrick. Martens was also quoted in the Northwest Democratic Arkansas Democrat-Gazette about the decision to defrock former Cardinal Theodore McCarrick.  He was mentioned in DS De Standaard about his years of following up on the abuse files and his findings of former Cardinal McCarrick. And he was quoted in VRT NWS about his thoughts on how the church has dealt with the crisis. 

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  • Andreas Widmer, M.A. Headshot

    Ready Your Kids to be Entrepreneurs

    Andreas Widmer, clinical assistant professor and director of entrepreneurship programs published a commentary on CatholicMom.com about what it takes to be an entrepreneur and what he teaches in his classes at Catholic University.

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  • A bloody secret still haunts the diamond industry

    Max Torres, associate professor, business ethics was quoted in a Catholic News Service story about consumers moral responsibility in the diamond industry. (This story originally ran in July 2015)

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  • An unhealthy data obsession is strangling our schools

    Jerry Muller, ordinary professor, history was mentioned in Education HQ about ‘metric fixation’ in a data obsessed society where it’s affecting our schools. 

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  • Obsessive Measurement Disorder: Etiology of an Epidemic

    Jerry Muller, ordinary professor, history, had his book ‘The Tyranny of Metrics’ reviewed on The Health Care Blog.

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  • Andrew H. Weaver, Ph.D. Headshot

    WE LOVE WEEKENDS: MONTGOMERY COUNTY PLANNER FOR FEB. 15-FEB. 17

    Andrew Weaver, professor and head of musicology was featured in Montgomery Community Media on his upcoming lecture called ‘Of Color, Space and Texture Art History’.

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  • Mary G. Leary, J.D. Headshot

    Catholic crisis: Sex and governance at the Vatican

    Mary Leary, professor, law was quoted in Peterborough Examiner about the crisis and how it should be reviewed.

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  • Apocalypse 2019? We Have Been Here Before

    Lawrence Grayson, visiting scholar, philosophy published commentary in National Catholic Register about the crisis in the Catholic Church and the history of problems the church has dealt with.

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  • Rev. Jude DeAngelo, M.Div. Headshot

    This year's Lent could be just what struggling church needs

    Rev. Jude DeAngelo, chaplain and director of campus ministry was interviewed by Catholic News Service about the start of Lent with Ash Wednesday.

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  • Nicholas Dujmovic, Ph.D. Headshot

    Attorney General Nominee Barr Helped Navigate CIA Through Rocky Times With Congress

    Nicholas Dujmovic, clinical assistant professor, intelligence studies was quoted in The Wall Street Journal about Attorney General William Barr’s work in the 1970’s during a period of intense congressional investigation of intelligence activities.

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  • Msgr. Kevin W. Irwin, S.T.D. Headshot

    On the Call to Holiness in Our Common Home

    Msgr. Kevin Irwin, research professor, theology published commentary on Vatican News about his reflections of Pope Francis’ call to holiness in our common home.

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  • Michael Root, Ph.D. Headshot

    Patience of people with regard to abuse is ‘exhausted’

    Michael Root, professor, systematic theology was quoted in The Tablet about the ‘Healing the Breach of Trust’ conference with Cardinal DiNardo.

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  • Our Poor

    Andrew Yuengert, professor, economics and social thought published commentary on First Things about the effects of the economy when it comes to immigration and the native poor.  

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  • Andrew Balio to Catholic University

    Andrew Balio, trumpet instructor was featured in a International Trumpet Guild story about his announcement on becoming the new trumpet instructor for the School of Drama, Music, and Art.

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

    Societal shifts seen in acknowledging sex abuse, finding ways to address it

    Eileen Dombo, associate professor, social service and Melissa Grady, associate professor, social service were interviewed in a Catholic News Service story about finding ways to acknowledge and address sexual abuse in our current society.

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  • Andrew Yeo, Ph.D. Headshot

    Prospects for the Second U.S.-North Korea Summit

    Andrew Yeo, associate professor, politics was interviewed on The Point: World Affairs about prospects for the second U.S. - North Korea Summit.  

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  • Jennifer Paxton, Ph.D. Headshot

    JustLove’s Valentine’s Day Show: Encouraging Healthy Marriages and the Real History Behind Saint Valentine

    Jennifer Paxton, clinical assistant professor, history and director, honors program was interviewed on Sirius XM Catholic Channel, Just Love about the history of St. Valentine and the holiday.

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  • Joseph E. Capizzi, Ph.D. Headshot

    Why Christians can criticize 'Green New Deal', but can't dodge 'green' politics

    Joseph Capizzi, director of IHE and professor, moral theology and ethics was quoted in a Catholic News Agency story about Christians on green politics and the proposed new ‘green deal’.

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  • Matthew Green, Ph.D. Headshot

    Tax Increases Go From Taboo to Trendy, Even for Some Republicans

    Matthew Green, professor, politics was quoted in a Bloomberg story about tax increases and how it could be connected to wealth inequality.

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  • Michael  Pakaluk, Ph.D. Headshot

    Spirituality & Philanthropy

    Michael Pakaluk, acting dean, professor, ethics and social philosophy published commentary on The Boston Pilot about the connection between favoring legal abortion and not loving humankind.

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  • New Polling Data on Abortion Reveals Consensus, Stability – Good News for Pro-Lifers

    Michael New, professor, social research published commentary on CNS News about recent polling data on sanctity of life issues.

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  • Has the birth control pill increased childbearing outside marriage?

    Catherine Pakaluk, professor, social research was quoted in a Catholic News Agency story on her study of the contraceptive historic effects and how the birth control pill in the U.S. has increased the births of children outside of marriage.

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  • Woman up, and play some sports; Catholic University swimmer asks 'why not us?'

    Emily Messina, student, swimming athlete and Paul Wass, coach, swimming were interviewed on WUSA9 about her love for sports and how much of an impact it has on her life and wants women to be empowered to do the same.

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  • John Garvey, J.D. Headshot

    'The Role of Laity in Responding to the crisis: Theological and Historical Foundations’

    University President John Garvey and Cardinal DiNardo were quoted in National Catholic Register, Catholic News Service and Catholic New York about the day long conference called ‘The Role of Laity in Responding to the crisis: Theological and Historical Foundations’ as part of the ongoing series ‘Healing the Breach of Trust’ at Catholic University. 

    University President John Garvey and Joseph Capizzi, professor, moral theology and ethics were interviewed on EWTN about the conference as part of the ongoing series ‘Healing the Breach of Trust’ at Catholic University.

    University President John Garvey, Cardinal DiNardo and Michael Root, professor, systematic theology were quoted in National Catholic Reporter about the conference ‘The Role of Laity in Responding to the crisis: Theological and Historical Foundations’ as part of the ongoing series ‘Healing the Breach of Trust’ at Catholic University.

    Cardinal DiNardo and the conference was also featured in The Crux and The Tablet about the ongoing series 'Healing the Breach of Trust.'

    Michael Root, professor, systematic theology and Sister Nancy Bauer, assistant professor, canon law were quoted in a Catholic News Service story about ‘Healing the Breach of Trust’ conference with Cardinal DiNardo and how theology, history and canon law come into play with the role of laity in responding to the crisis.

    Sister Nancy Bauer was also quoted in the National Catholic Reporter about the February 6th ‘Healing the Breach of Trust’ conference held at Catholic University as part of the initiative to finding solutions to the crisis in advance of the Feb. 21 - 24 Vatican summit. 

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    North Korea and America’s Second Summit: Here’s What Andrew Yeo Thinks Will Happen

    Andrew Yeo, associate professor, politics published commentary on The National Interest about his thoughts on the North Korea and U.S. second summit.

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  • Archbishop Gomez Lecture “From the ‘Crisis of Man’ to a New Christian Humanism”

    Archbishop Gomez was featured in Catholic News Agency, The Angelous and El Pregonero on his lecture “From the ‘Crisis of Man’ to a New Christian Humanism” at Catholic University. He was also interviewed by EWTN.

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  • Mary G. Leary, J.D. Headshot

    Summit, lawyers discuss what's needed to solve church's abuse crisis

    Mary Leary, professor, law was quoted in The Pilot about what is needed to solve the church’s abuse crisis.

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  • Panel: Reconciliation, justice go hand in hand on global, personal levels

    Javier Bustamante, director, center for cultural engagement was quoted in a Catholic News Service story about domestic and international policy for immigrants.  

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  • Lilla Kopar, Ph.D. Headshot

    The Curse of Oak Island - Slipway When Wet

    Lilla Kopar, associate professor, english appeared on The History Channel in a show called “The Curse of Oak Island” about a mysterious stone found on the island, that they believed to have ancient inscription.

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  • Michael  Pakaluk, Ph.D. Headshot

    Two on Abortion

    Michael Pakaluk, acting dean, professor, ethics and social philosophy published commentary on The Catholic Thing about abortion and his teachings.

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  • Chad C. Pecknold, Ph.D. Headshot

    Pope Francis signs peace declaration on ‘Human Fraternity’ with Grand Imam

    Chad Pecknold, associate professor, systematic theology was quoted in Catholic News Agency about the signing of the peace declaration on Human Fraternity with Grand Imam.

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  • Msgr. Stephen J. Rossetti, D.Min., Ph.D. Headshot

    The Significance of the Priestly Blessing

    Msgr. Stephen J. Rossetti was interviewed in a podcast on Busted Halo to discuss his new book ‘The Priestly Blessing: Rediscovering the Gift’ about the history of blessings and encourages priests to embrace the gift of practice.

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  • Angela  Knobel, Ph.D. Headshot

    With immediacy comes responsibility in the 24/7 social media world

    Angela Knobel, associate professor, philosophy was quoted in a Catholic New Service story on social media responses in a 24/7 social media world.

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  • BWW Blog: Experiencing The Kennedy Center as a Catholic University Drama Student

    Brandon Horwin, student, drama major & performing arts management minor wrote a blog for BroadwayWorld Washington, DC about the life of a drama student in our Nation’s Capital.

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  • Robin Darling Young, Ph.D. Headshot

    Faculty Comment on Pope Francis' Visit to UAE

    Robin D. Young, professor, Church History, was quoted in a Associated Press story about Pope Francis’ UAE trip.

    Brandon Vaidyanathan, associate professor, sociology was quoted in a Associated Press story about the Catholic church in UAE and the Pope’s visit to UAE. He was also interviewed on Fox News, Son Rise Morning Show and Ave Maria Radio, Kresta in the afternoon show about Catholics in UAE and Pope Francis visit to UAE.

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  • V. Bradley Lewis, Ph.D. Headshot

    Venezuela’s End Game: Pope and Bishops Take Different Paths

    Bradley Lewis, associate professor, philosophy was quoted in a National Catholic Register story about comments made by the Pope on this issues of Venezuela.

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    Chen Rijun was awarded the Medal of Freedom for his life, and he saw the Pope’s refusal to believe in the CCP

    Chen Guangcheng, distinguished fellow, policy research, was mentioned in Sound of Hope on being one of the winners who has been awarded the Truman-Reagan Medal of Freedom from the Communist Martyrs Foundation who have devoted their lives to promoting freedom and democracy.

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  • A taste of World Youth Day at Panama in the Capital

    Kathlyn Strycula, alumni and Mary Strycula, student were quoted in The Arlington Catholic Herald about World Youth Day at Panama in the Capital.

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  • David Cloutier, Ph.D. Headshot

    Why Talk About “Structures of Sin”?

    David Cloutier, associate professor, theology, wrote about structures of sin in Public Discourse.

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  • Panama in the Capital speakers offer young adults insights on living the faith

    Rebecca Algel, student, was quoted by the Catholic Standard about living in faith during the World Youth Day panel discussions.

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  • Lucia Silecchia, J.D. Headshot

    What does ‘for the life and health of the mother’ mean in abortion law?

    According to Professor Lucia A. Silecchia of the Catholic University of America’s Columbus School of Law, the term is “one of the most notoriously vague provisions in abortion jurisprudence,” and is included in various opinions and laws without any sort of clear definition as to what it actually means...

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  • John Garvey, J.D. Headshot

    INTELLECT AND VIRTUE ONE MAN'S MEAT

    University President John Garvey published commentary in Catholic News Service on clear communication.

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  • Knights on parade: With the Knights of Columbus at the March for Life

    Alec McGuire, student and member of the campus Knights of Columbus, was interviewed by Catholic News Agency about their work volunteering at the Vigil for Life.

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  • The Best Metrics of Pro-Life Progress

    Michael New, visiting assistant professor, business, published commentary in National Review on the metrics of pro-life progress.

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  • Under Armour signs five-year deal to outfit Catholic University of America

    The Baltimore Business Journal shared the news that Under Armour Inc. signed a five-year deal to outfit the Catholic University Athletics Department.

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  • UMD Basketball Coach's Son Takes to the Court at Catholic U

    Steve Howes, coach, men’s basketball, and Will Turgeon, freshman, student, were featured in an NBC4 story on Will, son of University of Maryland head basketball coach Mark Turgeon.

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  • Matthew Green, Ph.D. Headshot

    Advantage Pelosi in the Shutdown Negotiations

    Matthew Green, professor, politics, was quoted in a U.S. News & World Report story on Nancy Pelosi and shutdown negotiations.

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  • After praying with each other across continents, CUA students will meet fellow pilgrims in Panama

    Tatiana Amundsen, graduate student, architecture, was interviewed for a Catholic Standard story on Militants of Mary.

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  • What are the best online programs in DC, Md. and Va.

    The School of Nursing was mentioned in a WTOP story on the U.S. News and World Report’s ranking of online programs.

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  • Catholic College Presidents March Against Abortion

    The Catholic University of America was mentioned in a National Catholic Register story about college participation in the March for Life.

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  • Andrew Yeo, Ph.D. Headshot

    US WANTS JAPAN AND SOUTH KOREA TO TAG TEAM CHINA. BUT HISTORY IS IN THE WAY

    Andrew Yeo, associate professor, politics, was quoted in an SCMP.com story on U.S.-Japan-South Korea relations.

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  • Winners Announced for the 2018 BroadwayWorld Washington DC Awards; Vanessa Hudgens, Anthony Ramos, Michael Urie and More!

    The Department of Drama’s production of Our Town was named Best Educational Theatre Production by BroadwayWorld Washington DC.

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  • Female Republicans Promote State-Level Pro-Life Laws

    Michael New, visiting assistant professor, business, published commentary in National Review examining the rates of Republican women promoting state level pro-life laws.

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  • Three Questions for Catholic's Meghan McDonogh

    Meghan McDonogh, coach, women’s lacrosse, was interviewed in Inside Lacrosse.

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  • Learning Analytics and 'The Tyranny of Metrics’

    Jerry Muller, professor, history, had his book The Tyranny of Metrics reviewed in Inside Higher Ed.

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  • Julia Young, Ph.D. Headshot

    A wall can’t solve America’s addiction to undocumented immigration

    Julia Young, associate professor, history, published commentary in The Washington Post on American’s dependence on undocumented immigration.

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  • Kurt Martens, J.C.D. Headshot

    The Vatican moves quickly toward punishing ex-cardinal McCarrick for sexual abuse

    Kurt Martens, professor, canon law, was quoted in a Washington Post story on the Vatican’s investigation of Archbishop Theodore McCarrick.

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  • Faith & Form Religious Art & Architecture Awards: These Are The 2018 Winners

    The Spirit of Place project “Fishers of Men & Manannán Mac Lir Installation” in Cong, County Mayo, Ireland, was awarded top honors in the Faith & Form Religious Art & Architecture Awards.

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  • V. Bradley Lewis, Ph.D. Headshot

    Human Rights and the Truth About Man: The Universal Declaration at 70

    V. Bradley Lewis, associate professor, philosophy, published commentary in the National Catholic Register on human rights and the truth about man.

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

    What is the best edition of the Bible for Catholics?

    Robert Miller, professor, theology, and David Bosworth, professor, theology, were interviewed for an Aleteia story on the best Bible for Catholics.

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  • Andrew Yeo, Ph.D. Headshot

    U.S., Japan and South Korea Relations, North Korea and China

    Andrew Yeo, associate professor, politics, moderated a panel which aired on C-SPAN on the role of soft power and the media on U.S.-Japan-Korea relations

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  • A simple guide to singing Gregorian chant

    The Benjamin T. Rome School of Music was mentioned in an Aleteia article on singing Gregorian chant.

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  • Best trad buildings of 2018

    James McCrery, director, classical architecture and urbanism, designed the cathedral in Knoxville, Tenn., which was built last year and named one of the Best Traditional Buildings of 2018 in Architecture Here and There.

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  • Jack Yoest, M.B.A. Headshot

    Beauty is as Beauty Does: a Review of The Thoughtful Girl’s Guide to Fashion, Communication, and Friendship

    Jack Yoest, assistant professor, business, published a book review, of The Thoughtful Girl’s Guide to Fashion, Communication, and Friendship, by Mary Sheehan Warren, professor, marketing in The Stream.

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  • Mitt Romney shows establishment still ignorant of wartime casualties

    William Smith, managing director, Center for the Study of Statesmanship, published commentary in The Hill critiquing Mitt Romney’s opinion column in the Washington Post addressing the foreign policy of Donald Trump.

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  • Business Credit Cards - Ask The Expert

    Brian Becker, director, small business outreach, was interviewed by WalletHub about small business owners and credit cards.

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