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    Best Photos of 2018

    University Photographer Dana Rene Bowler selected her favorite photographs of 2018. 

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  • Musicians perform in Basilica

    University Musicians Participate in 29th Annual Christmas Concert for Charity

    Musicians from The Catholic University of America kicked off the holiday season with the 29th Annual Christmas Concert for Charity earlier this month.

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  • Eliseu Padilha, Chief of Staff of the Presidency, Michel Temer, President of Brazil, Abela, Marcela Temer, First Lady, and Sergio Sá Leitão, Minister of Culture

    Oliveira Lima Library Honored for ‘Making Brazil a Better Country’

    University Provost and Senior Vice President Andrew Abela traveled to Brazil in late November  as a guest of the Brazilian government to accept the Order of Cultural Merit on behalf of Catholic University’s Oliveira Lima Library.

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  • Timothy Meagher speaks at immigration discussion

    Panel Discusses Immigration History

    “What does history do for us? It sets the record straight,” said Timothy Meagher, associate professor of history and University archivist, during a panel discussion entitled “Immigration Debates, Past and Present,” held Dec. 5 in John K. Mullen of Denver Memorial Library.

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  • Women's rugby team playing in the championship tournament

    Women's Rugby Place 2nd Nationally, Men Advance to Elite Eight

    Catholic University rugby players finished their season with a fight, as both the women’s and men’s rugby club teams advanced to the championship tournaments.

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  • Students standing next to lit tree

    Catholic University Lights the Season

    The University community celebrated the annual lighting of the Christmas tree in front of McMahon Hall at this year’s Light the Season hosted by the Office of Campus Activities.

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  • Students perform for a physics class

    Science for Non-Scientists: Learning Physics through Music, Light, and Art

    Students in a physics class gathered in Hannan Hall’s Herzfeld Auditorium to watch seven student musical performances, part of a curriculum about the convergence of classical mechanics and harmonic music.

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  • The Neal Potter Plaza grand opening ribbon being cut

    Student Designs Come to Life in New Park

    Cyclists along the 11-mile Capital Crescent Trail in Bethesda, Md., have a new place to rest and relax thanks to a recently dedicated park that was initially envisioned by Catholic University architecture students and their professor.

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  • The Laramie Project by Moises Kaufman and members of the Tectonic Theatre Project, Nov. 29 through Dec. 2, 2018

    Catholic University Students Depict Life after Hate in The Laramie Project

    The Catholic University production will be performed in the round, with nine actors from the Benjamin T. Rome School of Music, Drama, and the Arts portraying nearly 64 characters.

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  • Elaine Walter unveils her portrait

    Music Alumnus Gives Back with Gift of Portraits

    An alumnus of the music program at Catholic University recently unveiled portraits he completed of former deans of the music school.

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  • Maloney Hall

    Updates to Campus Renovations

    There are very few spaces on campus currently that are untouched by the many renovation and construction projects underway.

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  • The Origins of the National Catholic School of Social Service

    As Catholic University’s National Catholic School of Social Service (NCSSS) celebrates its 100 year anniversary, Education Archivist Maria Mazzenga explores the school’s roots in a blog post on The Archivist’s Nook.

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  • Head of Commodity Futures Trading Commission to Address Business School

    Chairman Christopher Giancarlo, head of the United States Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC), will address the Busch School of Business on Wednesday, Dec. 5, at 11:30 a.m. in Father O’Connell Hall’s Heritage Hall at Catholic University.

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  • Accounting Student at job fair

    Record Number of Accounting Seniors Landing Full-Time Job Offers

    Before the fall semester has even ended, more than 80 percent of Catholic University senior accounting majors have already received a job offer.

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  • Will Rainford resigns as Dean of NCSSS

    Dr. Will Rainford resigned Tuesday from his position as Dean of the National Catholic School of Social Service. He has served as dean since 2013. Dr. Marie Raber will serve as interim dean through the spring semester.

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  • Journalists Discuss 'Healing the Breach of Trust'

    Four journalists discuss issues related to the sex abuse crisis in the Church, including the role the press plays in investigating, reporting, and framing the public’s understanding, and the ways they believe the Church can move forward and heal after the ongoing scandals.

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  • Martin O'Malley speaking at Catholic University

    Former Maryland Governor Addresses Student Organization

    Catholic University alumnus Martin O’Malley provided insights into what he sees to be the future of the Democratic party.

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  • Catholic University Commemorates Kristallnacht

    A diverse group of University professors, students, and friends from the community gathered to commemorate a radio broadcast delivered 80 years ago from Catholic University’s campus.

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  • Mitch Landrieu speaks at The Catholic University of America

    Mitch Landrieu to Community: ‘Diversity is our Strength.’

    Mitch Landrieu, the former mayor of New Orleans, addressed The Catholic University of America community to speak as part of the Department of History’s “History Matters” lecture series.

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  • Church Crisis Addressed in Conference Series at Catholic University

    Four leading religion reporters gather at The Catholic University of America to discuss the role of the media in investigating, reporting, and framing the public’s understanding of the sexual abuse crisis in the Church.

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  • An image from the new movie Green Book

    CatholicU Alumnus Donald Shirley Celebrated in Oscar-Contender Green Book

    Already Oscar buzz is building for a new Hollywood feature film with a major connection to
    Catholic University.

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  • Latinos and Catholic Education Addressed at Town Hall

    How can Catholic schools better serve the growing numbers of Hispanic and Latin American Catholics? That was the question at the heart of a recent town hall on Latinos and Catholic education, which was co-hosted by The Catholic University of America and America Media on Oct. 30.

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  • Walton Critics Celebrate Ten Years of Spirituality and Architecture

    Walton Critics Celebrate 10 Years of Spirituality and Architecture

    The School of Architecture and Planning hosted a four-day lecture series marking the 10th anniversary of the school’s Walton Critics program.

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  • A Loss in Our Community

    Message from th President: It is with great sadness that I inform you that Daniel Midwinter, one of our engineering students, was found dead this morning in his room in Opus Hall. Daniel, 19, was from New Providence, N.J. Our first priority is to honor Daniel’s memory by supporting Daniel’s family and close friends, and to respect their privacy as they mourn his passing.

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  • Samuel Alito speaks at a podium

    A Special Lecture by The Honorable Samuel Alito

    On November 1, 2018, the Center for Religious Liberty hosted a special lecture by The Honorable Samuel Alito, Associate Justice, Supreme Court of the United States.

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  • Brandon Vaidyanathan

    “No God?” Not so fast, say most scientists

    Stephen Hawking may have believed “There is no God. No one directs the universe.” But the jury still appears to be out for much of the rest of the global scientific community, according to research by Brandon Vaidyanathan, associate professor and chair of sociology at The Catholic University of America, and his co-authors of Secularity and Science: What Scientists Around the World Really Think About Religion (Oxford University Press, 2019).

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  • Social Work and the #MeToo Movement

    The National Catholic School of Social Service hosted a talk titled “The Unheard Echoes of the #MeToo Era and the Implications for Social Workers” as part of an event to commemorate the school’s 100th anniversary year.

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  • Innovative Cell Scientist Addresses Biology Students

    Students and faculty of the Department of Biology heard from a leading voice in the field of cellular biology this month, during a keynote lecture from Rick Horwitz, the inaugural director of the Allen Institute for Cell Science.

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  • Catholic University Scientist Receives Prestigious Wolfram Award

    Nick Mecholsky, a research scientist for the Vitreous State Laboratory at The Catholic University of America, was recognized recently with a Wolfram Research Innovator Award.

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  • Mitch Landrieu Returns to Catholic University to talk Faith, Race, and Politics

    Mitch Landrieu, Former Mayor of New Orleans and graduate of The Catholic University of America, will return to campus on Wednesday, Nov. 7, at 6 p.m. to discuss faith, race, and politics.

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  • Church Crisis Addressed in Conference Series at Catholic University

    Four leading religion reporters will gather at The Catholic University of America to discuss the role of the media in investigating, reporting, and framing the public’s understanding of the sexual abuse crisis in the Church.

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  • Catholic Radio Address on Kristallnacht Commemorated at Catholic University

    On Nov. 16, 2018, the University’s Benjamin T. Rome School of Music, Drama, and Art will host a Kristallnacht Commemoration event in Hartke Theatre at 7:30 p.m.

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  • Halloween on campus

    Halloween On Campus Welcomes More than 1,300 Participants

    More than 1,300 participants gathered at The Catholic University of America on Oct. 25 for the 10th annual Halloween on Campus.

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  • Dean Warsaw speaks at National Museum of Women in the Arts

    University Pianists Perform Bernstein at National Museum of Women in the Arts

    Students, faculty, and alumnae had the unique opportunity to perform a program featuring the complete solo piano works of Leonard Bernstein at the National Museum of Women in the Arts on Oct. 21.

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  • Campus Community Discusses Crisis in the Church

    Catholic University students gathered this month for a series of discussions exploring the recent sexual abuse crisis within the Catholic Church.

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  • Students on set of Meet the Press

    Politics Students ‘Meet the Press’

    Politics students had the opportunity to watch newsmakers in action this semester when they attended tapings of “Meet the Press,” the weekly news television show that has been on air continuously since 1947.

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  • Arthur Brooks

    Business Leaders Speak on the Dignity of Work

    The Busch School of Business, in cooperation with the Napa Institute, hosted the conference “Principled Entrepreneurship: The Dignity of Work,” which took place over three days and included events at the Museum of the Bible and the Mayflower Hotel, as well as the Catholic University campus.

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  • From the President: Cardinal Wuerl's Resignation

    President John Garvey's statement on the resignation of Cardinal Donald Wuerl notes his many years of service to Catholic University.

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  • Students and families in Heritage Hall

    Families Flock to Cardinal’s Nest During Family Weekend

    Catholic University students welcomed their families to campus in September for Family Weekend.

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  • Center for Teaching Excellence to Offer Resources and Support

    This month marks the opening of The Catholic University of America’s new Center for Teaching Excellence, which will provide the University community with resources and training on effective instructional methods.

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  • School of Music, Drama, Art Opens 2018-19 Season with Two Comedies

    Catholic University’s Rome School of Music, Drama, and Art has two popular comedies lined up for its fall performance schedule: The Importance of Being Earnest and Legally Blonde.

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  • Painter Igor Babailov gives advice to a student on sketching

    Business Students Challenged to Think Creatively with Sketching Class

    Business students tried their hand at drawing portraits during a two-week sketching masterclass taught by world-renowned painter Igor Babailov.

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  • William Saunders and Robert George

    Professor Robert George Addresses Human Rights During Kickoff Event

    More than 80 students, faculty, and members of the local community gathered for a discussion of human rights and religious liberty with Robert George, Princeton University’s McCormick Professor of Jurisprudence at The Catholic University of America’s Heritage Hall on Sept. 20.

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  • President's Statement on Will Rainford

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  • Sandy Ogilvy and Tim Tyler

    Former Client of Law School’s Innocence Project Clinic and Clemency Project Visits Campus

    Tim Tyler, a former client of Catholic University's Innocence Project Clinic and Clemency Project, visited the Columbus School of Law to thank those involved in the successful commutation of his life sentence.

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  • Master’s Program in Human Rights Announced at The Catholic University of America

    The Catholic University of America is proud to announce a new Master of Arts program in Human Rights, available through the Institute for Human Ecology (IHE).

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  • Seth Godin addressing Catholic University of America students and faculty

    Marketing Guru Seth Godin to Students: ‘Find Your Origin Story’

    Marketing expert Seth Godin addressed students of the Busch School of Business on Sept. 14, challenging them to find their origin stories in order to create a meaningful life.

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  • Michael Morell

    Former CIA Acting Director Recounts 9-11 and Lessons Learned

    On the 17th anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks, Michael Morell, former acting director of the CIA, participated in a public conservation with Nicholas Dujmovic, director of Catholic University’s Intelligence Studies Program.

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  • Daniel Burns delivers lecture

    Law School Hosts Constitution Day Lecture

    Daniel Burns, Assistant Professor of Politics at the University of Dallas and Visiting Research Associate in Politics and Fellow, Institute for Human Ecology, delivered the Constitution Day lecture entitled “What Makes Freedom of Religion Different from Freedom of Speech?”

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  • William Chester Jordan

    Racism and Medieval History Discussed During Visiting Scholar Lecture

    Princeton University Professor William Chester Jordan, an important voice in the world of medieval history, discussed topics related to race and religion during a Sept. 11 guest lecture on the topic of “The First Crusade and Jewish Martyrdom.”

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  • Faculty members and President Garvey at the fall faculty luncheon

    Faculty Members Honored for Service to the University

    Five faculty members were honored with awards recognizing their service to the community and academic life of the University.

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  • Class of 2022 at convocation standing outside the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception

    Class of 2022 Welcomed During Convocation

    Members of the Catholic University Class of 2022 received messages of inspiration and encouragement during a convocation ceremony on Sept. 12 in the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception.

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  • Robert George to Discuss Human Rights and the 70th Anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights

    The Institute for Human Ecology at The Catholic University of America will host a talk by Robert George, Princeton University’s McCormick Professor of Jurisprudence, on Sept. 20 at 6:30 p.m. in Heritage Hall of Fr. O’Connell Hall.

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  • Mcmahon Hall on a sunny day

    Catholic University Receives High Wall Street Journal College Ranking

    The Catholic University of America vaulted 57 spots in the latest Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Education college rankings, landing at number 141 of the nearly 1,000 U.S. colleges and universities on the list.

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  • Maloney Hall ceiling

    Construction Continues in Maloney Hall

    As a new academic year begins, anticipation is building for the reopening of Maloney Hall, which will become the new home for Catholic University’s Busch School of Business.

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  • Biomedical engineering

    $4.6 Million Grant Awarded to Establish Rehabilitation Engineering Research Center

    The Catholic University of America School of Engineering has been awarded a $4.6 million, 5-year grant to establish a Rehabilitation Engineering Research Center (RERC).

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  • Former Acting CIA Director Shares Memories of the 9/11 Terrorist Attacks

    The Catholic University of America’s Institute for Human Ecology and the Intelligence Studies Program welcome Michael Morell, former acting director of the CIA to discuss his memories and insights of the 9/11 attacks.

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  • Seth Godin

    Marketing Expert Seth Godin to Speak at The Busch School of Business

    The Busch School of Business at The Catholic University of America is excited to announce that best-selling author Seth Godin, known as the “The Father of Permission Marketing”, will be sharing his insights with students, faculty, and guests on Friday, Sept.14, at 9 a.m. in Father O'Connell Hall’s Heritage Hall.

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  • Students Called to Unity and Prayer During Mass of the Holy Spirit

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  • Updated Weapons Policy, and Other Safety and Security Information

    The University is committed to the safety and security of the campus community and those who visit campus.

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  • Students at lemonade stand

    Lessons from Lemons: MSBA Orientation Uses Experiential Learning to Energize New Students

    A cohort of new graduate students tried their hand at small business ownership last week during an orientation program for students entering the Master of Science in Business Analysis (M.S.B.A.) program within the Tim and Steph Busch School of Business.

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  • The pixel detector used in this discovery that was built by Aaron Dominguez and his team

    Scientists Finally Detect Most Favored Higgs Decay

    In late August at CERN (the European Organization for Nuclear Research), the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) experiments ATLAS and CMS jointly announced the discovery of the Higgs boson transforming into bottom quarks as it decays.

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  • Mass of the Holy Spirit taking place in 2017

    Catholic University to Open Academic Year with Mass of the Holy Spirit

    The Catholic University of America will celebrate the start of the academic year with its Mass of the Holy Spirit on Thursday, Aug. 30, at 12:10 p.m. in the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception Great Upper Church.

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  • Alumni Welcome the Class of 2022

    Numerous alumni and friends of The Catholic University of America are featured in a video welcoming students from the Class of 2022 to campus.

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  • Student moving in iuggage

    New Students Welcomed to Campus Life

    It was a morning of new beginnings on Thursday, Aug. 23, as more than 800 first-year and transfer students moved into the residence halls at The Catholic University of America.

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  • Letter on Pennsylvania Investigation of Clergy Sexual Abuse

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  • Arthur Brooks, Carly Fiorina, Steve Green, George Gilder, and Liz Koch to Headline 2018 Principled Entrepreneurship Conference

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  • Catholic University Presents Fall 2018 Music, Drama, and Art Events

    The Catholic University of America Benjamin T. Rome School of Music, Drama, and Art will present the following events during the fall 2018 semester.

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  • Audience at physics conference

    University Hosts Electron-Ion Collider Conference to Discover the Glue that Binds Us All

    Approximately 160 physicists from around the world convened at The Catholic University of America last week to strategize how to unlock the secrets of the glue, or “gluons,” which binds all observable matter in the world around us.

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  • Bishops learning business skills

    Bishops Brush up on Business Skills at Catholic University

    Nearly 30 bishops spent a week at The Catholic University of America this summer to participate in the Bishop’s Executive Program, a first-of-its-kind program intended to provide business training for bishops from around the country.

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  • Associate Vice President for Marketing and Communications Kevin Burke

    University Hires Associate Vice President for Marketing and Communications

    Catholic University President John Garvey announced today that the University has hired Kevin Burke as the new associate vice president for marketing and communications, effective Sept. 4.

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  • Leadership in the Office of Human Resources to Change

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  • Statement on Most Reverend Theodore McCarrick

    The Executive Committee of the Board of Trustees of The Catholic University of America, after due deliberation, voted unanimously to withdraw the honorary degree awarded to Cardinal Theodore McCarrick in 2006. This is the first time The Catholic University of America has rescinded an honorary degree.

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  • Young Scholars Discuss Morality and the Law

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  • Professor Gary Sloan

    Drama Professor Takes Play about Actor Edwin Thomas Booth to Northern Ireland

    On June 14, Drama Professor Gary Sloan performed the latest iteration of the play, “Haunted Prince: A Requiem for Edwin Booth,” at the Brian Friel Theater in Belfast, Northern Ireland.

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  • Law Professors Serve as Experts at the United Nations

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  • To Translate a Masterpiece

    The Catholic University of America Press and the Oliveira Lima Library have received a grant from the Brazilian National Library Foundation to publish the first English edition of Manoel de Oliveira Lima’s classic work, D. João VI No Brasil (1808-1821).

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  • Bishop Robert Barron

    Light the World Meets Word on Fire

    Bishop Robert Barron, auxiliary bishop of Los Angeles and founder of Word on Fire Catholic Ministries, stopped by a brunch being held by Light the World! on Saturday, July 14. Light the World! is a summer camp for high schoolers hosted by Catholic University students that focuses on how faith and culture can intersect.

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  • Division Director Marc Sebrechts

    Psychology Professor Named NSF Division Director

    Marc Sebrechts, Wylma and James Curtin Professor of Psychology and chair of the Catholic University Department of Psychology, has been appointed as Division Director, Behavioral and Cognitive Sciences at the National Science Foundation, effective Aug. 20, 2018.  

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  • 2018 Law School Commencement Speaker Nominated to U.S. Supreme Court

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  • The Business of Pastoral Leadership

    Congratulations! Your bishop has named you a pastor. Now what do you do? For some priests, it has been many years from when they attended seminary to when they become a pastor. Do they know how to tackle the administrative demands of being a pastor?

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  • University Physicist’s Research Proves Superstar Eta Carinae Shoots Cosmic Rays

    Catholic University physicist Michael Corcoran, who studies observational X-ray astrophysics, stellar coronae, and colliding winds from binary stars at NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Md., is part of a research team that published a new study in Nature Astronomy on July 2.

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  • Biology Professors Receive Rare Level of NIH Research Funding

    A biology professor and an engineering-biology team were awarded research grants from the National Institutes of Health this month for innovative projects pertaining to cancer research, biofluidics, and the microbiome.

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  • Robert Destro

    Robert Destro to Be Nominated for Significant State Department Position

    President Donald J. Trump announced his intent today to nominate Catholic University Law Professor Robert Destro to serve as the Assistant Secretary of State for Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor.

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  • University Honored for Marketing and Communications Efforts

    The Catholic University of America received 10 awards from the Catholic Press Association during the association’s annual awards dinner on June 15.

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  • Catholic Scientists Discuss Materialism and Faith

    Hundreds of scientists from around the world gathered at Catholic University in June for a discussion about the intersection of science and faith.

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  • Karna Lozoya

    University Hires New Executive Director of University Communications

    President John Garvey announced today that the University has hired Karna Lozoya as the new Executive Director of University Communications, effective July 9, 2018.

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  • President Garvey Announces New University Architect

    University President John Garvey announces the appointment of Debra Nauta-Rodriguez, FAIA, LEED-AP, as the University’s associate vice president for facilities planning and management and University architect effective July 30, 2018.

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  • Catholic University’s Board of Trustees Approves Academic Renewal

    The Catholic University of America is launching an innovative approach to excellence in teaching and research following approval of its “Academic Renewal” program by the University’s Board of Trustees.

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  • University Board Approves New School of Music, Drama, and Art

    The Board of Trustees of The Catholic University of America voted on June 5, 2018, to unite the departments of drama and art, previously in the School of Arts and Sciences, with the Benjamin T. Rome School of Music to create the new Benjamin T. Rome School of Music, Drama, and Art.

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  • Catholic Scientists to Discuss: Is the Mind Just the Brain?

    Catholic scientists and philosophers from around the world will gather at The Catholic University of America in June to talk about these questions in the context of science and faith.

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  • Law school commencement procession

    Judge Brett M. Kavanaugh Addresses Law School Graduates

    New graduates emerged strong and confident on May 25, as students concluded their law school careers to the cheers of family and friends during the Law School's 129th Commencement at the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception in Washington, D.C.

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  • President John Garvey Appoints New Dean of Music, Drama, and Art

    University President John Garvey has appointed Jacqueline Leary-Warsaw as dean of the University’s School of Music, effective Monday, June 18.

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  • Upcoming Summer Programs at Catholic University

    High school students will have unique opportunities to experience a taste of college life this summer at The Catholic University of America. 

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  • Doctoral Student Contributes to NASA Discovery

    Thanks to a technique developed by Amy Rager, a Catholic University doctoral candidate in physics, NASA scientists have discovered a new type of magnetic event in the near-Earth environment.

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  • School of Engineering Establishes New Charles Nguyen Leadership Award

    The School of Engineering has established a new awards program named for Dean Emeritus Charles Nguyen, the 13th dean of the school who served for four 4-year terms from 2001 to 2017.

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  • Catholic University, Imagination Stage, Hispanic Heritage Foundation to Present Óyeme, the Beautiful

    The Catholic University of America, Imagination Stage, and the Hispanic Heritage Foundation (HHF) will host two special performances of Óyeme, the Beautiful — a powerful and timely play about the spiritual, emotional, and physical journey of unaccompanied minors, refugees, and other immigrants — on May 15 at the University and on Capitol Hill.

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  • Awarded Faculty

    Faculty Recognized at Spring Luncheon

    Catholic University professors gathered in the Edward J. Pryzbyla University Center May 1, to honor their own during a faculty luncheon.

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  • People sitting around table for seminar

    Classical and Christian Education Explored at Week-long Seminar

    Eight scholars — four faculty members and four graduate students — traveled from the Catholic University of Eichstatt-Ingolstädt, Germany, to The Catholic University of America to speak at the first Eichstätt-Washington Seminar on Classical and Christian Culture earlier this spring.

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  • LA Philarmonic, Dudamel, and Catholic University Students

    Choir Members Perform with World-Renowned Los Angeles Philharmonic

    Choir members from Catholic University had a rare opportunity to perform with the Los Angeles Philharmonic conducted by the renowned music director Gustavo Dudamel. The students performed Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony with the orchestra during a concert presented by the Washington Performing Arts at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts.

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  • Josh Shepperd

    Media Studies Professor Contributes to National Endowment for the Humanities Grant Project

    Josh Shepperd, assistant professor of media and communication studies, is serving as the lead faculty advisor on a prestigious National Endowment for the Humanities grant for collecting and preserving public media history. The grant is for a project called “Unlocking the Airwaves: Revitalizing an Early Public and Educational Radio Collection.”

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  • Monsignor Green

    Catholic University Mourns the Passing of Monsignor Thomas Green

    It is with deep sadness that the School of Canon Law announces the unexpected passing of Monsignor Thomas Green, a priest of the Diocese of Bridgeport and the Stephan Kuttner Distinguished Professor of Canon Law at The Catholic University of America. Monsignor Green died peacefully at his home in Philadelphia.

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  • Students and veterans in from on Hartke

    Veterans Honored at Drama Performance

    Veterans and active members of the military enjoyed an evening of free food and a theatrical performance on April 19, as the Department of Drama partnered with the Gary Sinise Foundation to host Vet’s Night. As part of the evening, military members received a free dinner in Caldwell Auditorium as well as access to a preview performance of the University production of Our Town.

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  • Students with Pope Francis

    Canon Law Students Share a Private Audience with Pope Francis

    Students in the Catholic University School of Canon Law had a unique opportunity to spend time with Pope Francis in March, during a study abroad trip to Rome over Spring Break. The 17 students — led by Professor Kurt Martens — were spending time in Vatican City to learn about the inner workings of the Church.

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  • Poster Presentation

    A Day to Learn and Share

    Standing before a crowd of students and faculty members in the Koubek Auditorium, law professor Cara Drinan shared real-life examples of how research can save lives and protect children, during an address titled “The War on Kids: How American Juvenile Justice Lost Its Way.”

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  • Garbutt

    Musicology Doctoral Candidate Wins Fulbright Study/Research Grant for France

    Joy-Leilani Garbutt, a doctoral candidate in musicology at the Benjamin T. Rome School of Music, has been awarded a Fulbright U.S. Student award for Study/Research in France during the 2018-2019 academic year.

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  • Vocal Performance Alumnus Named Finalist in Lincoln Center Competition

    Jessica Victoria (Bachicha) Ewell, who earned her doctorate in vocal performance in 2011, has accomplished many things since graduation.

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  • Archbishop Gomez

    Archbishop Jose Gomez to Address 2018 Graduates

    Most Rev. José H. Gomez, archbishop of Los Angeles, will address the Class of 2018 at The Catholic University of America Commencement Ceremony on Saturday, May 12, 2018.

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  • Archbishop Charles J. Chaput

    Church Teachings on Sexuality and Family Life Discussed at Humanae Vitae Conference

    Hundreds of clergy, religious, and lay ministers from around the country gathered at Catholic University earlier this month for a symposium discussing Blessed Paul VI’s writings on sexuality and family life, as laid out in the landmark encyclical Humanae Vitae.

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  • Joint Academic Program to Provide Clinical and Theological Training in Bioethics

    Health care professionals will have a new opportunity to gain expertise in Catholic Clinical Ethics, thanks to the launch of a new academic program based on the teachings of the Church. The new program, launching in fall 2018, is a joint effort between Catholic University’s School of Theology and Religious Studies and Georgetown University’s Edmund D. Pellegrino Center for Clinical Bioethics.

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  • Israeli Ambassador and President Garvey

    Israeli Ambassador Discusses ‘Freedom and Fanaticism in the Middle East’

    Ron Dermer, the American-born Israeli ambassador to the United States, addressed a room filled with Catholic University professors and students on March 26, during a talk titled, “On Freedom and Fanaticism in the Middle East.”

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  • Politics Professor Provides Commentary on Relations with North Korea

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  • Mark Rienzi Named President of Becket Fund for Religious Liberty

    Mark Rienzi, a First Amendment scholar and a professor at The Catholic University of America Columbus School of Law, has been named president of the Becket Fund for Religious Liberty.

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  • Hackathon team

    Catholic University Places 2nd in First-ever Vatican Hackathon

    After proving their determination, intelligence, and empathy in Catholic University’s Hackathon against Homelessness in late January, five students earned second place in the first-ever Vatican Hackathon, dubbed VHacks, held earlier this month in Rome.

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  • Recovery: “I Found I Had a Purpose”

    Recovery: “I Found I Had a Purpose”

    Earning a degree late in life was just one component of a life transformation for a recovering addict. Now he can’t get enough of helping others.

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  • Presenters

    Celebrating the Life of Rev. Richard John Neuhaus

    Rev. Richard John Neuhaus, founder of the Institute for Religion and Public Life and its magazine, First Things, was the subject of a half-day symposium at The Catholic University of America earlier this month.

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  • Catholic University to Host Symposium Celebrating 50 Years of Humanae Vitae

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  • Hackathon team members

    Catholic University Students to Compete in Vatican Hackathon

    Five students will represent The Catholic University of America during the first-ever Vatican-sponsored hackathon, taking place March 8-11 in Rome.

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  • Prominent Polish Dignitary to Discuss the Future of Europe

    The Center for the Study of Statesmanship (CSS) at The Catholic University of America will host a prominent Polish dignitary this month, as senior Polish statesman Antoni Macierewicz delivers a lecture on “The Atlantic Alliance and the Future of Europe: Sources of Unity and Division.”

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    Catholic University to Showcase Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson

    Audiences will receive a history lesson with a goth twist as the Benjamin T. Rome School of Music presents its spring 2018 musical, Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson.

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  • Student-Written Plays to Premiere at Catholic University

    The Catholic University of America Department of Drama is presenting two original plays by M.F.A. playwriting candidates in February: River Like Sin by Lindsay Adams and The Knot by Liz Maestri. The playwrights’ creativity will be brought to life in full-scale productions featuring student actors and professional directors from the Washington, D.C. area.

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    Rare Treasures of Brazil Showcased in Reopened Library Collection

    A vast collection of rare books, one-of-a-kind manuscripts, letters, maps, and works of art pertaining to Brazilian history and culture is now available to the public thanks to the reopening of The Catholic University of America’s Oliveira Lima Library.

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  • Metropolitan School of Professional Studies Partners with The Chicago School of Professional Psychology

    The Metropolitan School of Professional Studies at The Catholic University of America (MSPS) and The Chicago School of Professional Psychology (TCSPP) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to give more students access to graduate degrees in behavioral and mental health.

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  • Rev. Richard John Neuhaus Celebrated with Catholic University Symposium

    Catholic University is hosting a symposium celebrating the life and work of Rev. Richard John Neuhaus was one of the most influential voices for religion in the public square.

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    Students Shine at Arena Stage in ‘Bernstein at 100’

    Students from Catholic University’s Benjamin T. Rome School of Music brought their musical talents to Arena Stage in January, during a three-night engagement honoring the life and work of renowned composer, conductor, and musician Leonard Bernstein.

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  • The Business Side of Scientific Discovery Discussed at Workshop

    A recent technology transfer workshop at The Catholic University of America provided valuable insights for researchers interested in commercializing their scientific discoveries.

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    Students, Faculty Honor St. Thomas Aquinas with University Mass

    Members of the University community were joined by students and faculty from the Dominican House of Studies and St. Anthony of Padua School in Brookland to begin their semester in prayer during the annual University Mass honoring the patronal feast day of St. Thomas Aquinas.

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    Trustees Reappoint John Garvey as University President

    The Board of Trustees of The Catholic University of America announced that it has renewed the appointment of John Garvey, University President, for a term extending through June 2022.

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    Students March for the Dignity of Life

    More than 400 Catholic University students spent their day on the National Mall Jan. 19, speaking out about the dignity of life during this year’s March for Life demonstration.

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    Catholic University Receives $6 Million for New Student Dining Hall

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  • Students “Hack” Homelessness at Catholic University

    The Catholic University of America School of Engineering will host a “Hackathon” aimed at combating the issue of homelessness on Saturday, Jan. 27.

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    Students Honor Martin Luther King, Jr., with Acts of Service

    More than 800 members of the Catholic University community participated in this year’s MLK Day of Service, an annual event in which students honor the life and legacy of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., by doing acts of service for community partners.

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  • Catholic University Experts Available to Address Topics Related to Pro-Life Cause

    Catholic University professors are available to serve as experts on issues related to bioethics, the pro-life movement, and other topics related to the respect of life.

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    Immigration Experts Discuss ‘The Globalization of Indifference’

    As the debates surrounding U.S. immigration policy continued to swell throughout Washington this week, a panel discussion at The Catholic University of America provided an inside look at the Catholic Church’s position on migration and “the globalization of indifference.”

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    Catholic University Honored with Three CASE Awards

    Catholic University’s Office of Marketing and Communications has been honored with three Accolades awards from the Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE).

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  • Catholic University’s St. Thomas Aquinas Mass Celebrates Catholic Schools Week

    The Catholic University of America and the Dominican House of Studies, in association with the National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA), will kick off the second semester of the academic year and National Catholic Schools Week at the annual University Mass in commemoration of the patronal feast day of St. Thomas Aquinas. It will be broadcast live on EWTN and CatholicTV.

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  • Catholic University Announces Upcoming Spring Arts Events

    The Catholic University of America will present a full line-up of arts events this spring.

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  • “On The Margins: At The Intersection Of Catholic Thought And Migration”

    A panel discussion on immigration — “On the Margins: At the Intersection of Catholic Thought and Migration” — will take place Thursday, Jan. 11, at 3 p.m. in the Law School auditorium at The Catholic University of America.

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  • VSL Team Wins Grant to Study Preservation of Priceless Glass Flutes

    Catholic University’s Vitreous State Laboratory (VSL), together with the Library of Congress and George Washington University, has been awarded a three-year $350,000 grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) for a research project aimed at improving preservation methods for priceless glass flutes known around the world for their beauty and intricacy.

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