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  • David Cloutier, Ph.D. Headshot

    Scholars Debate Impact of Pope Francis’ Statement on Death Penalty

    David Cloutier, associate professor, moral theology, was quoted in a National Catholic Register story about Pope Francis’ recent statement on the death penalty.

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  • Cara H. Drinan, J.D. Headshot

    We failed Robert Pruett from childhood on. Then Texas executed him.

    Cara Drinan, professor, law, published commentary in USA Today on Robert Pruett, a man recently executed in Texas.

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  • Frederic Sautet, Ph.D. Headshot

    Foreign lessons

    Frederic Sautet, associate professor, management, was interviewed by Le Nouvel Economiste about economic and policy reforms in Canada, Germany, New Zealand, and Sweden, and how they can be used as models for France.

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    Making and Renewing Vows

    University President John Garvey published commentary in Catholic News Service on making and renewing vows.

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  • Greed Is Not Good, But Profit Should Be

    William Bowman, dean, business, published commentary in the Stream on Charles Koch and the Good Profit Conference.

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  • Christopher Ruddy, Ph.D. Headshot

    Ad Orientem Posture Given New Life in Nebraska

    Christopher Ruddy, associate professor, theology, was quoted in a National Catholic Register story ad orientem worship.

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  • Whole-life perspective: How one young activist thinks about social justice

    Jeanne Marie Hathway, sophomore theology and philosophy major, published commentary with Catholic News Service on the whole life perspective.

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  • How parishes can help address the epidemic of domestic abuse

    Catholic News Agency reprinted an article written last year on how parishes can help combat domestic violence. It mentions a symposium that took place at Catholic University, and a toolkit available through Catholics for Family Peace, Education, and Research Initiative, which is housed within the National Catholic School for Social Service.

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  • Campus Notebook

    John Golin, professor, biology, and Ann Corsi, professor, biology, were mentioned in a National Catholic Reporter Campus Notebook brief for their recent grants from NIH totaling more than $1 million.

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  • Andreas Widmer, M.A. Headshot

    Charles Koch: Cronyism Distorts Economy, Undermines Small Business Potential

    Andreas Widmer, director, entrepreneurship, interviewed Charles Koch at the Good Profit Conference. The interview was published by Real Clear Politics.

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  • EWTN News Nightly

    Robert Warren, associate professor, accounting, was interviewed on EWTN News Nightly about Trump’s proposed tax plan.

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  • Robert A. Destro, J.D. Headshot

    HHS Relief for Religious Nonprofits Finally in Sight

    Robert Destro, director, Institute for Policy Research, and professor, law, was quoted in a National Catholic Register story on new religious freedom protections.

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  • Analysis: GOP plan to simplify taxes could put charitable giving at risk

    Roger Colinvaux, professor, law, was quoted in an Associate Press on Trump’s new tax plan and how it could affect charitable giving.

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    Koch, Turkson speak at Catholic University's 'Good Profit' conference

    Andreas Widmer, director, entrepreneurship, was quoted in a National Catholic Reporter story about the Good Profit Conference.

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  • Core Principles on Campus

    The Catholic Standard used a photo of Catholic University students at the March for Life with a column by Archbishop Donald Wuerl on “Core Principles on Campus.

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  • How the United States plans to trap its biggest stash of nuclear-weapons waste in glass

    Ian Pegg, director, Vitreous State Laboratory, was quoted in a Nature article on storing nuclear waste in glass.

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  • Jay W.  Richards, Ph.D. Headshot

    Religious right notches gains under Trump

    Jay Richards, assistant research professor, business, was quoted in a Hill story on gains during Trump’s administration for the religious right.

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

    Las Vegas: Trauma real even when not acknowledged, psychologists say

    Msgr. Stephen Rossetti, research associate professor, was quoted in a Catholic News Service story on trauma.

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  • Review: Catholic University of America’s Chamber Orchestra Performs an Evening of Music by Rossini, Bizet and de Falla by Natalie Barsoum

    DC Metro Theater Arts reviewed a performance by the Chamber Orchestra at the Former Spanish Ambassador’s Residence this month.

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  • Luther: 500 Years After

    Reinhard Huetter, professor, theology, was quoted in a The Catholic Thing story on Martin Luther.

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  • Robert A. Destro, J.D. Headshot

    New religious freedom protections draw praise from experts

    Robert Destro, director, Institute for Policy Research, and professor, law, and Mark Rienzi, professor, law, were quoted in a Catholic News Agency story on new religious freedom protections.

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  • Nora M. Heimann, Ph.D. Headshot

    Kresta in the Afternoon

    Nora Heimann, chair, art, appeared on Kresta in the Afternoon to talk about the importance of arts in Catholic education.

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  • How business can be a force for good

    Relevant Radio covered The Good Profit Conference. The conference was also covered in Commonweal.

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  • David Cloutier, Ph.D. Headshot

    How should a Catholic respond to mass shootings?

    David Cloutier, associate professor, theology, was interviewed by Catholic News Agency about civility and gun control.

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  • Andrew Simpson, D.M. Headshot

    Chaplin's "The Immigrant" arrives in Columbia

    Andrew Earle Simpson, professor, music, was featured in a Baltimore Sun article about an upcoming concert in Columbia, Md., that will feature an original score he composed for the Chaplin short film “The Immigrant.”

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