Though their years of academic pursuits may now be complete, The Catholic University of America Class of 2017 received one last piece of wisdom during this year’s Commencement ceremony, which took place, due to inclement weather, inside the Great Upper Church of the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception.
Every Friday, Catholic University students meet at the National Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C., for their art course. They spend each class with just three or four pieces from the Gallery’s collection of Renaissance paintings and sculptures to allow time for thoughtful analysis.
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With a mix of fanfare and gravitas, Catholic University formally launched the Center for the Study of Statesmanship (CSS) Sept. 13 at the National Press Club in downtown Washington, D.C.
University Provost Andrew Abela signed a new agreement Sept. 12 to continue a long-standing commercial partnership between the University’s Vitreous State Laboratory (VSL) and the Atkins company. The new agreement has a projected value to Catholic University that could amount to as much as $80 million over its 10-year term, based on past performance.
Two Catholic University students spent their summer serving as White House interns.
The Catholic University of America has risen in the U.S. News & World Report 2018 listings for Universities and graduate programs nationwide.
The Columbus School of Law at The Catholic University of America has recently received gifts and commitments totaling $1.4 million that will provide initial funding for three new initiatives supporting research and educational opportunities for faculty and students.
Catholic University President John Garvey issued a statement in response to the Trump Administration’s decision to end DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals) on Tuesday, Sept. 5, 2017.
We extend our prayers and concern to all the people affected by the hurricane that hit Houston and New Orleans this week. It is an especially difficult time for students at our University who are from the affected areas.
The School of Theology and Religious Studies (STRS) at The Catholic University of America welcomes two new faculty members this year whose research and expertise include the relationship between faith and reason, as well as Eastern Christianity.
Students, faculty, and staff members at The Catholic University of America were called to be witnesses for Christ during this year’s Mass of the Holy Spirit, which took place in the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception on Aug. 31.
Jay Richards, assistant research professor, business, and fellow, Institute for Human Ecology, published an article on Human Ecology in The Stream.
Claes Ryn, professor, politics, and director, Center for the Study of Statesmanship, was quoted in a Crux story on President Trump’s address to the UN.
Samuel Matthews, freshman, was quoted in a Townhall story on the Sock it to Planned Parenthood campaign by Students for Life.
Robert Destro, professor, law, and director, Institute for Policy Research & Catholic Studies, was quoted in a National Catholic Register story about a lawsuit involving a Christian baker and a same-sex wedding.
Duilia de Mello, professor, physics, was quoted in an Independent Mail story on some claims that the world will end in coming weeks.
Jack Yoest, assistant professor, management, analyzed the management style of White House Chief of Staff John Kelly in the Stream.
Lawrence Grayson, visiting scholar, philosophy, published commentary in National Catholic Register about millennial pro-lifers.
University President John Garvey’s monthly Catholic News Service column on “The prerogative power belongs to kings, not presidents” was published.
Mary Leary, professor, law, published commentary in The Hill on the Communications Decency Act and trafficking victims. Leary was also quoted in an Ars Tehnica story on the CDA, and in Bloomberg News. She co-wrote an op-ed in Huffington Post with alumnus Kevin Ryan on trafficking victims.
Seminarian Jaime Maldonado-Avilés was interviewed for a National Catholic Register story about seminarians pursuing holy orders after earning a Ph.D.
Kurt Martens, professor, canon law, published commentary in Our Sunday Visitor explaining the recent change to canon 838 of the Code of Canon Law.
Joseph Capizzi, director, Institute for Human Ecology, was quoted in a Yahoo! News article about the Christian defense of DACA. He was also quoted in a Catholic News Agency story on DACA.
Matthew Green, professor, politics, was quoted in an Angelus News story on DACA.
University President John Garvey published commentary in the Washington Examiner on the Amy Barrett, a Catholic federal judge nominee. President Garvey's op-ed was cited in articles at CatholicCulture.org and America Magazine, and an editorial in the Examiner. He was also interviewed for a story in The Atlantic. His quote in America was referenced in a Deseret News story. President Garvey appeared on Fox New's Journal Editorial Report.
Catholic News Agency published a story that quoted President Garvey's commentary, and quoted Chad Pecknold, associate professor, theology.
Pecknold was also quoted in a National Review story, and published commentary in the Wall Street Journal.