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  • The Exciting Additions to the University’s Campus Coming in 2024

    The Exciting Additions to the University’s Campus Coming in 2024

    Get a breakdown of what’s on the horizon.

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  • See the Best Images of The University From 2023

    See the Best Images of The University From 2023

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  • The University's Best Stories From 2023

    The University's Best Stories From 2023

    The Catholic University of America had a remarkable 2023, filled with innovation, faith, and community. As the year comes to a close, it's worth revisiting the stories that put the University in the international spotlight to show what makes it so special.

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  • Father Aquinas Says University’s Campus Ministry is Special After Vatican Event

    Father Aquinas Says University’s Campus Ministry is Special After Vatican Event

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  • Campus Community Celebrates Our Lady of Guadalupe in Annual Tradition

    Campus Community Celebrates Our Lady of Guadalupe in Annual Tradition

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  • Cardinal Gregory Calls for Culture of Encounter to Break Down Divisions 

    Cardinal Gregory Calls for Culture of Encounter to Break Down Divisions 

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  • Students Feel "Christ’s Life-Giving Presence" At Christmas Events

    Students Feel "Christ’s Life-Giving Presence" At Christmas Events

    President Kilpatrick said the season of Advent is “a time when we really celebrate the fact that we have been saved.”

     

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  • President Kilpatrick to Host Cardinal Wilton Gregory for Presidential Speaker Series

    President Kilpatrick to Host Cardinal Wilton Gregory for Presidential Speaker Series

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  • University's Advent Season Marked by Beloved Traditions

    University's Advent Season Marked by Beloved Traditions

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  • The campus community gathered at St. Vincent de Paul Chapel Tuesday to continue to remember in prayer the life of theology junior Nina De Angelo

    Departed Undergraduate Remembered by Campus Community in Prayer

    The campus community gathered at St. Vincent de Paul Chapel Tuesday to continue to remember in prayer the life of theology junior Nina De Angelo, who recently passed away of complications from long-lasting health issues.

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  • Catholic Faith Network Honors President Kilpatrick for His Leadership 

    Catholic Faith Network Honors President Kilpatrick for His Leadership 

    The Catholic Faith Network recently honored University President Peter Kilpatrick for his pioneering leadership in shaping the future of The Catholic University of America as a Christ-centered research institution that provides students an excellent foundation for life. 

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  • Catholic University of America Students Share What They Are Grateful for on Campus

    Catholic University of America Students Share What They Are Grateful for on Campus

    Students say the strong sense of community, faith, academic excellence, and more make Catholic University unique.

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  • Trailblazer Father Augustus Tolton Honored As Part of Black Catholic History Month

    Trailblazer Father Augustus Tolton Honored As Part of Black Catholic History Month

    Cardinal Wilton Gregory, the first Black cardinal from the U.S., welcomed the crowd who filled Della Ratta Auditorium on Monday evening for a play about the life of the first Black American priest Father Augustus Tolton.

     

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  • Alumni Bridge Gap in Refugee Services 

    Alumni Bridge Gap in Refugee Services 

    Merritt Groeschel, J.D. 2013, and Kate Talbot, B.A. 1990, empower refugee families in the Washington metro area through education and personalized support. 

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  • From Fragile to Flourishing: On-campus Discussion of Addressing Needs of Our Neighborhoods

    From Fragile to Flourishing: On-campus Discussion of Addressing Needs of Our Neighborhoods

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  • President Shares Vision for University's Future With U.S. Catholic Bishops

    President Shares Vision for University's Future With U.S. Catholic Bishops

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  • Engineering Students Celebrated at Hard Hat Ceremony and Senior Design Poster Exhibition

    Engineering Students Celebrated at Hard Hat Ceremony and Senior Design Poster Exhibition

    The first-year students received a personalized hard hat and visibility vest.

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  • Alumna Brings Love of Nature to Washington Metro Residents

    Alumna Brings Love of Nature to Washington Metro Residents

    Ana Ka'ahanui, B.A. 1993,  is a certified forest therapy guide and co-founder of Capital Nature, a nonprofit organization that brings nature into the lives of Washington metropolitan area residents and visitors. 

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  • Provost Tells Podcast About Groundbreaking Physics Work

    Provost Tells Podcast About Groundbreaking Physics Work

    “We’re made in a way to make sense of the universe,” Dominguez said.

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  • Update on Arrest of Intruder in Flather Hall/Security Notice

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  • Look Back at University President Kilpatrick’s First Year at Catholic University

    Look Back at University President Kilpatrick’s First Year at Catholic University

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  • Keep Catholic Safe: Residence Halls and Office Safety - November 2023

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  • From left to right: Social work sophomore Gaby Pereira Ruano and nursing sophomore Khiya Kelly speak to the crowd during the event. (Catholic University/Patrick G. Ryan)

    Students Mark Milestones on National First-Generation College Celebration Day

    The Catholic University of America’s Center for Cultural Engagement (CCE) marked National First-Generation College Celebration Day on Nov. 8 by showcasing students who are making their families proud through their hard-won accomplishments.

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  • Update on Arrest of Suspicious Person

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  • The Catholic University of America to Honor Veterans Throughout Week

    The Catholic University of America to Honor Veterans Throughout Week

    Leading up to Veterans Day, held annually on Nov. 11, The Catholic University of America is celebrating the nation’s community members who have served in the military. 

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  • Promotional poster for The Sound of Music

    Get Ready for a Bigger and Bolder Sound of Music

    Hartke Theatre will be alive with the The Sound of Music sung by current students and next generation of Cardinals at the alumni-led production premiering Friday, Nov. 10.

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  • Entrepreneur-in-Residence and Director of Programs at the Ciocca Center for Principled Entrepreneurship Luke Burgis spearheaded the NOVITATE Conference.

    Innovators and Thought Leaders Gather for First-Ever NOVITATE Conference

    Scholars, Silicon Valley entrepreneurs, and faith leaders gathered in the Edward J. Pryzbyla University Center on Nov. 3 for the first-ever NOVITATE Conference to discuss how to break free of stifling social pressure to conform to the world and renew spheres as diverse as business, media, politics, and education to better promote human flourishing.

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  • Catholic University, Howard Join Together to Honor St. Martin De Porres

    Catholic University, Howard Join Together to Honor St. Martin De Porres

    November is Black Catholic History Month and St. Martin de Porres is the first Black saint from the Americas. 

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  • University Community Members Take Part in Dia de Los Muertos Tradition

    University Community Members Take Part in Dia de Los Muertos Tradition

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  • Saints Walked Here: Inside Black Catholic History Month at Catholic University and More

    Saints Walked Here: Inside Black Catholic History Month at Catholic University and More

    November is Black Catholic History Month and University community members can use the opportunity to draw closer to those with sainthood causes. 

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  • School of Theology and Religious Studies, Rome School of Music, Drama, and Art Receive Lilly Grant for The Excellence in Catholic Preaching Initiative

    School of Theology and Religious Studies, Rome School of Music, Drama, and Art Receive Lilly Grant for The Excellence in Catholic Preaching Initiative

    The grant is a significant endorsement of the initiative’s mission to enhance the art of preaching within the Catholic tradition and further the proclamation of the Word of God.

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  • University President Peter Kilpatrick and Architecture Professor Adnan Morshed pose for a photo at the “Architecture as Freedom” Oct. 18 exhibit opening. (Courtesy: Jay Mallin)

    Exhibit Features Architecture Professor’s Designs for Social, Economic Transformation in Bangladesh

    “Architecture as Freedom” exhibit at the District Architecture Center highlights Architecture Professor Adnan Morshed's work to design socially and environmentally conscious buildings to promote human flourishing. The exhibit is free and open to the public until it closes Dec. 20.

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  • Catholic University Athletics to Start a Pep Band

    Catholic University Athletics to Start a Pep Band

    The band will seek to create an enhanced game day experience at football and basketball games, among other events. 

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  • Institute for Human Ecology Hosts Discussion on the Weird State of American Spirituality

    Institute for Human Ecology Hosts Discussion on the Weird State of American Spirituality

     Tackling “spiritual” fascinations like UFOs, exorcisms, artificial intelligence, and witchcraft, the panel gathered thought leaders to discuss these phenomena.

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  • University President Peter K. Kilpatrick gives an address on renewing Catholic education at the ninth annual Duc In Altum School Summit

    University President Peter K. Kilpatrick Gives Address on Renewing Catholic Education

    More than 175 Catholic school teachers, thought leaders, campus ministers, and innovators came to The Catholic University of America to collaborate on advancing the new evangelization through education.

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  • Nursing student's hands being blessed at the ceremony by chaplain Fr. Aquinas

    Nursing Students Take Part in Beloved Blessing of Hands Ceremony

    Juniors from the Conway School of Nursing at the Catholic University of America participated in a Blessing of the Hands and White Coat ceremony Oct.13, in the Crypt Church of the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception. 

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  • The Best Photos From Cardinal Weekend

    The Best Photos From Cardinal Weekend

    Check out some of the images of celebration and homecoming from Cardinal Weekend.

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  • University’s Knights of Columbus Council Named Top in Nation

    University’s Knights of Columbus Council Named Top in Nation

    The Knights of Columbus Supreme Council has awarded The Catholic University of America’s Council 9542 chapter first place for Outstanding College Council for 2022-2023.

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  • Father Aquinas Guilbeau, O.P., to Serve as Vice President of Ministry and Mission

    Father Aquinas Guilbeau, O.P., to Serve as Vice President of Ministry and Mission

    The Catholic University of America has appointed Father Aquinas Guilbeau, O.P., as its first Vice President of Ministry and Mission.

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  • University Provost Aaron Dominguez (second from right) greets Aiman Mussakhajayeva, founder and rector of Kazakh National University of Arts (first from left) and violin lecturer Vladimir Dyo (center). Associate Dean of Undergraduate Studies and Music Performance Chair Jay Brock (first from right) looks on.

    Kazakhstani Delegation, University Leadership Discuss Cross-National Collaboration

    Internationally renowned violinist Aiman Mussakhajayeva visited campus from Kazakhstan on Tuesday, Oct. 3, to meet with University leadership for a conversation on cross-cultural collaboration.

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  • Blessed Carlo Acutis’ Mother Visits Campus, Inspires Students

    Blessed Carlo Acutis’ Mother Visits Campus, Inspires Students

    The mother of Blessed Carlo Acutis, the first millennial beatified, visited campus on Monday to share how her teenage son’s devotion to the Eucharist transformed their family and the world. 

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  • Catholic University Heeds Pope Francis' Call for Sustainability, Caring for our Common Home

    Catholic University Heeds Pope Francis' Call for Sustainability, Caring for our Common Home

    In anticipation of the new apostolic exhortation, here are some ways The Catholic University of America has put Pope Francis’ words into action through a variety of efforts.

     

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  • Student Leader Finds Servant-Hearted Community at Catholic University During Respect Life Month and Beyond

    Student Leader Finds Servant-Hearted Community at Catholic University During Respect Life Month and Beyond

    With Respect for Life month getting underway, Cardinals for Life president Larissa York is helping to grow the organization - and a culture of life on campus.

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  • Students Learn About Vocational Life in Campus Gathering

    Students Learn About Vocational Life in Campus Gathering

    Over 20 religious sisters, brothers, and priests of the National Religious Vocations Conference (NRVC)  gathered with the Catholic University community for "Walk. Pray. Eat." Sept. 25.

     

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  • Catholic University Creates Office of Emergency Management 

    Catholic University Creates Office of Emergency Management 

    Renaud D. Scott II Appointed as Director for Emergency Response Planning

     

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  • A group of presenters and attendees of the “The Liturgies of the Church of Alexandria: From Late-Antique Origins to the Medieval Heritage: An International Symposium” in Heritage Hall. (Catholic University/Patrick G. Ryan)

    Scholars Gather for First-Ever International Conference on the Search for the Alexandrine Liturgy

    The Institute for the Study of Eastern Christianity hosted last week a landmark international symposium dedicated to recovering the liturgical practices of Alexandria, Egypt — one of the most important early centers for Christian culture. 

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  • Catholic University Has Major League Week

    Catholic University Has Major League Week

    The Catholic University of America has Natitude.

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  • Looking Ahead to The Exciting Hispanic Heritage Month Events on Campus

    Looking Ahead to The Exciting Hispanic Heritage Month Events on Campus

    “Sabor y Cultura — A Celebration of Latin American Culture,” will be a festival celebrating the music, food, and dance at the heart of the diverse Latin American and Hispanic communities.

     

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  • Left to right: Michael Heinlein, B.A. 2008, Archbishop José Gomez of Los Angeles, Mary FioRito, and Stephen White, M.A. 2014, discuss Cardinal Francis George’s legacy.

    Biographer, Friends Reflect on Life and Legacy of Cardinal Francis George

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  • President Kilpatrick shaking a freshman student's hand at convocation

    Class of 2027 Encouraged to Dream, Make One Another Better

    Frreshman Convocation, an annual tradition at Catholic University, took place in the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception on Sept. 13.

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  • From left to right: Engineering Dean John Judge, Professor Santiago Solares, and University President Peter K. Kilpatrick

    School of Engineering Welcomes First-Ever Endowed Chair

    The University celebrated the establishment of the School of Engineering’s first endowed chair Tuesday evening, September 12. The inaugural recipient of the St. Albert the Great Endowed Chair in Engineering — made possible by a gift from an anonymous donor — is Santiago Solares, an expert in nanotechnology who joined the faculty this year.

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  • University’s Students Remember Those Lost on September 11

    University’s Students Remember Those Lost on September 11

    Students - most not born when the Sept. 11, 2011 terrorist attacks occurred - planted American flags on the University Lawn Monday for each of the nearly 3,000 lives lost in the horrific events.

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  • Catholic University Student Athletes Celebrated For Performances on The Field

    Catholic University Student Athletes Celebrated For Performances on The Field

    The exciting Division III action of Cardinal athletics is resulting in some of the top performances early in the Landmark Conference’s season.

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  • Students Discover Endless Opportunities For Fun And Engagement at Fall Fest

    Students Discover Endless Opportunities For Fun And Engagement at Fall Fest

    The annual Fall Fest, hosted by the Program Board and the Office of Campus Activities, featured dozens of Catholic University of America student organizations.

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  • Mass of the Holy Spirit Welcomes Community to Campus

    Mass of the Holy Spirit Welcomes Community to Campus

    The Catholic University of America celebrated the start of the academic year with the Mass of the Holy Spirit, a tradition where the community gathers to pray for guidance and grace from God.

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  • Cardinal Athletics Kicks Off Fall Season This Weekend

    Cardinal Athletics Kicks Off Fall Season This Weekend

    There are options for all kind of sports fans at The Catholic University of America this weekend.

     

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  • How to Attend The Mass of the Holy Spirit For The Catholic University of America

    How to Attend The Mass of the Holy Spirit For The Catholic University of America

    The significant liturgy brings together the University community of students, faculty, and staff to seek blessings and inspiration for the academic year ahead. 

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  • A Message from President Kilpatrick on The First Day of Classes

    A Message from President Kilpatrick on The First Day of Classes

    President Kilpatrick extends a welcome to all Cardinals as the new school year begins.

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  • Sights From The First Day of Classes at Catholic University

    Sights From The First Day of Classes at Catholic University

    The Catholic University of America's Fall semester officially kicked off Aug. 28 as new and experienced students made their way to the first day of classes.

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  • Student Crews Welcome the Next Generation of Cardinals on Move-In Day

    Student Crews Welcome the Next Generation of Cardinals on Move-In Day

    The student welcome crews returned to campus in mid-August with one goal in mind: to ease the transition for new families.

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  • First-Year Students Embraced By New Family as They Move Onto University’s Campus

    First-Year Students Embraced By New Family as They Move Onto University’s Campus

    All members of The Catholic University of America family take part in the Move-In Day effort.

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  • New Students “Take Flight” at Lunch for First-Generation Students

    New Students “Take Flight” at Lunch for First-Generation Students

    The incoming class features 200 first-generation students.

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  • Campus Community Excited to Welcome Newest Cardinals

    Campus Community Excited to Welcome Newest Cardinals

    New students, including members of the Class of 2027 and transfer students, will be welcomed with an orientation program aimed at ensuring a smooth start to their academic journey.

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  • Night Safety Walk at Catholic University Focuses on What’s Been Done, What’s Remaining

    Night Safety Walk at Catholic University Focuses on What’s Been Done, What’s Remaining

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  • Physics Students Get Hands-on Research Experience at Summer Scholar Program

    Physics Students Get Hands-on Research Experience at Summer Scholar Program

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  • New University Dashboard Helps Community Keep Track of Safety Initiatives

    New University Dashboard Helps Community Keep Track of Safety Initiatives

    Updates are posted weekly to help keep the community informed.

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  • Severe Weather Notice Aug. 7

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  • The Catholic University of America Announces New  Bishop Fellow and Bishop Trustee

    The Catholic University of America Announces New Bishop Fellow and Bishop Trustee

    Bishop Barron and Bishop Barres Take on New Roles

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  • Monsignor Robert Trisco Shaped Study of Church History

    Monsignor Robert Trisco Shaped Study of Church History

    Monsignor Trisco was a highly respected scholar, mentor, and valued member of the community. 

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  • Get to Know Catholic University’s Largest Class in Recent Years

    Get to Know Catholic University’s Largest Class in Recent Years

    If the Class of 2027 represents the future of The Catholic University of America, it is looking brighter than ever.

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  • Hundreds of D.C. Youth come to University for Summer Employment Program

    The Catholic University of America is hosting hundreds of Washington, D.C., youth from the city’s Department of Employment Services Summer Employment Program June 26 through August 4.

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  • President Kilpatrick Shares Safety Action Plan at Town Hall

    President Kilpatrick Shares Safety Action Plan at Town Hall

    University President Dr. Peter K. Kilpatrick shared progress on leadership’s safety action plan and responded to community questions during a town hall on Wednesday. 

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  • Leaders from Catholic University, D.C. law enforcement, and the local community walk down Monroe Street during a safety and security assessment of the campus perimeter July 25.

    University Safety Walk Assesses Security of Campus Perimeter

    University President Dr. Peter Kilpatrick brought together Catholic University leadership, law enforcement, and Brookland community members for the first University-wide safety walk to identify and discuss increased safety and security measures on the campus perimeter July 25.

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  • Staying Safe at Catholic University

    Staying Safe at Catholic University

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  • Rev. Bernard Knapke, O.P., gives his homily during a campus Mass to pray for healing and peace in St. Michael the Archangel Chapel in Maloney Hall at 12:05 p.m. July 20.

    Campus Mass Offered for Peace and Healing in Local Community

    A healing Mass at The Catholic University of America brought the campus community together to pray for peace July 20 following several recent acts of violence on campus and in the University neighborhood.

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  • Statement On Recent Off-Campus Developments

    Statement On Recent Off-Campus Developments

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  • July 17 Incident Near Campus

    Last night, at approximately 10:19 p.m., our Department of Public Safety (DPS) received a report of a shooting in the area of Monroe and 7th streets, NE. The police arrived at the scene at approximately 9:45 p.m. and found that the victim was unconscious and not breathing. 

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  • The Landmark Conference Logo.

    Landmark Conference, Catholic University to Have Games Streamed on FloSports Platform

    The Catholic University of America, as part of the Landmark Conference, will have nearly every single athletic event streamed on the FloSports streaming platform starting with the fall 2023 season.

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  • CUA campus

    New Information on July 5, 2023 Incident

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  • Catholic University Community Gathers to Pray Following Tragedy

    Catholic University Community Gathers to Pray Following Tragedy

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  • University Statement on Incident of Violence

    University Statement on Incident of Violence

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  • Catholic University Students Reconstruct Smithsonian Artifact Live at Museum, July 5-7

    Catholic University Students Reconstruct Smithsonian Artifact Live at Museum, July 5-7

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  • The reconstruction of the Weatherbreak

    University's Collaboration With Smithsonian Ready For Debut

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  • Joseph E. Capizzi, Professor, Appointed Acting Dean of the  School of Theology and Religious Studies

    Joseph E. Capizzi, Professor, Appointed Acting Dean of the School of Theology and Religious Studies

    “Professor Capizzi is a man of absolute integrity who will continue his dedication to the University and the Church in this new role,” said President Kilpatrick. 

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  • High school students pose for a photo before the Capitol during session one of The Catholic University of America’s Light the World! summer institute program June 12.

    High School Students Experience Faith in Nation’s Capital During Light the World!

    Twenty-one high school students spent a week at The Catholic University of America June 11-17 experiencing academics, exploring Washington, D.C., and receiving spiritual formation during session one of the annual Light the World! summer institute. Thirty more students began the second session June 25, which runs through July 1. 

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  • Members of the Joint International Commission for Theological Dialogue Between the Roman Catholic Church and the Orthodox Church gather for a session of the plenary meeting in Alexandria, Egypt. (Courtesy: Patriarchate of Alexandria)

    Monsignor McPartlan Contributes to Historic Catholic-Orthodox Agreement

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  • How Fathers and Parents Can Connect to CatholicU

    How Fathers and Parents Can Connect to CatholicU

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  • The Catholic University of America campus

    University Marks Juneteenth With Event, Discussion

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  • Engineer Who Saved Nuclear Plant From Meltdown Shares Leadership Lessons

    Engineer Who Saved Nuclear Plant From Meltdown Shares Leadership Lessons

    The story of how one leader's actions stopped a second nuclear power plant in Fukushima from melting down is now a case study in crisis management. Former site manager for Fukushima Daini Naohiro Masuda came to campus May 31 to share his experiences to a packed auditorium in Hannan Hall.

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  • Biology Professor Venigalla Rao Makes Breakthrough on Gene Therapy Research

    Biology Professor Venigalla Rao Makes Breakthrough on Gene Therapy Research

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  • Video: Looking Back at Emotional Moments of Commencement

    Video: Looking Back at Emotional Moments of Commencement

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  • How to Make the Most of Summer at CatholicU

    How to Make the Most of Summer at CatholicU

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  • Timothy Schmalz stands with his sculpture of the National Life Monument following its unveiling at the Theological College May 17.

    New Madonna Sculpture Honors the Sanctity of Human Life

    A new sculpture of a pregnant Blessed Virgin Mary was unveiled and blessed by Washington Cardinal Wilton Gregory in front of Theological College, the national seminary of The Catholic University of America, May 17.

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  • Father Dominic Legge, director of the Thomistic Institute, speaks on Christology and the priesthood at the symposium on the priesthood at The Catholic University of America May16

    Symposium Encourages a Renewal of Understanding the Theology of Priesthood

    Around 200 priests, religious, theologians, and laypeople participated in a symposium on the theology of the priesthood featuring Cardinal Marc Ouellet, prefect emeritus of the Dicastery of Bishops, at The Catholic University of America May 16. 

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  • Some of The Unforgettable Images From Commencement 2023

    Some of The Unforgettable Images From Commencement 2023

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  • Arthur Brooks gives the commencement speech at Catholic University's 2023 Commencement

    Arthur Brooks: The Only Career Advice You’ll Ever Need

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  • Catholic University Honors the 50th Anniversary of the Partnership Program with Event, New Documentary

    Catholic University Honors the 50th Anniversary of the Partnership Program with Event, New Documentary

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  • Arthur Brooks Tells Graduates: Love Others and Be Excellent

    Arthur Brooks Tells Graduates: Love Others and Be Excellent

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  • Student Achievements Celebrated at 2023 Commencement Ceremonies

    Student Achievements Celebrated at 2023 Commencement Ceremonies

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  • Eighty one nursing graduates received pins recognizing their transition from students to professionals at the traditional nursing pinning ceremony in the Crypt Chapel May 11.

    Nursing Graduates Encouraged at Pinning Ceremony to See Jesus in Their Patients

    Marie Nolan, dean of the Conway School of Nursing, told 81 graduating nursing students at The Catholic University of America their greatest strength is seeing the “person of Jesus” in every patient at the nursing pinning ceremony May 11. 

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  • From Moving in to Moving on: A Grateful Journey

    From Moving in to Moving on: A Grateful Journey

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  • From Moving in to Moving on: Already Missing Campus

    From Moving in to Moving on: Already Missing Campus

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  • From Moving in to Moving on: Never Forget the Amazing People

    From Moving in to Moving on: Never Forget the Amazing People

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  •  From Moving in to Moving on: A Place You Can Call Home

    From Moving in to Moving on: A Place You Can Call Home

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  • Senior marketing major Brian Melendez has spent his four years at The Catholic University of America advocating for immigrants, migrants, and commuter students.

    Senior’s Legacy Is Helping Migrant and Commuter Students

    Leaders don’t always have the loudest voices. Graduating senior Brian Melendez leaves an impactful legacy of quiet leadership among immigrant, migrant, and commuter students at The Catholic University of America.

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  • University, Foreign Diplomats Celebrate Cultural Exchange on World Portuguese Language Day

    University, Foreign Diplomats Celebrate Cultural Exchange on World Portuguese Language Day

    The annual World Portuguese Language Day is an opportunity to celebrate the global connections at The Catholic University of America. This year, diplomats from several Portuguese-speaking countries attended a crowded May 5 event featuring live music, poetry readings, cultural awareness activities, and food. 

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  • From Moving in to Moving on: Better Prepared for Life

    From Moving in to Moving on: Better Prepared for Life

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  •  The Next Indiana Jones Could Come From Catholic University, Not Hollywood

    The Next Indiana Jones Could Come From Catholic University, Not Hollywood

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  • From Moving in to Moving on: ‘Catholic University … Is Just Something Special.’

    From Moving in to Moving on: ‘Catholic University … Is Just Something Special.’

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  • Chinese language learning students perform a popular Taiwanese dance at the Chinese Cultural Showcase hosted by The Catholic University of America Asian Studies Dec. 2.

    Director Reflects on First Year With Asian Studies Program

    As the academic year comes to a close, Yung-Yung Chang, director of Asian Studies, reflected on her first year at The Catholic University of America and how the interest in studying Asian cultures has grown on campus.

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  • A Q&A With Dean Nolan on the Success of The Conway School of Nursing

    A Q&A With Dean Nolan on the Success of The Conway School of Nursing

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  • Quick Stats on The Catholic University of America’s Class of 2023

    Quick Stats on The Catholic University of America’s Class of 2023

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  • Sophomore Amanda Gomez leads The Catholic University of America in destigmatizing student athlete mental health as a Hidden Opponent ambassador.

    Student Starts Club to Raise Awareness of Athlete Mental Health

    An athlete who has overcome her share of performance anxiety, sophomore Amanda Gomez started an organization at The Catholic University of America focused on destigmatizing student athlete mental health struggles.

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  • Cardinalpalooza Shines Inside

    Cardinalpalooza Shines Inside

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  • The Eucharist Is the ‘North Star,’ Leading to the Path of Love, Not Judgment, Papal Nuncio Says

    The Eucharist Is the ‘North Star,’ Leading to the Path of Love, Not Judgment, Papal Nuncio Says

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  • Teach-In Examines How to Support Students and Faculty of Color at Catholic University

    Teach-In Examines How to Support Students and Faculty of Color at Catholic University

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  • Matthew Walther, left, Tom Shakely, center, and Megan McArdle discuss the possibility of making birth free in the United States at a discussion hosted by the Institute for Human Ecology at The Catholic University of America, April 25.

    Panelists Debate the Possibility of Free Birth in the United States

    Visiting panelists presented opposing views on the idea of a free birth policy in the United States at a discussion held by the Institute for Human Ecology at The Catholic University of America April 25. 

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  • University President Meets With Hungarian Ambassador Ahead of Pope Francis’ Visit to Hungary

    University President Meets With Hungarian Ambassador Ahead of Pope Francis’ Visit to Hungary

    The Catholic University of America President Dr. Peter Kilpatrick met the Ambassador of Hungary to the United States Szabolcs Takács on Wednesday to discuss possibilities for international educational collaboration. The meeting occurred just days before Pope Francis traveled to Hungary for a three-day visit.

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  • Catholic University Accounting Graduates No. 11 Among Country’s Highest Earning

    Catholic University Accounting Graduates No. 11 Among Country’s Highest Earning

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  • Photo caption: Franciscan Sister of Perpetual Adoration Thea Bowman and actor, singer, and activist Harry Belafonte were all smiles during a celebration in their honor at Xavier University of Louisiana. He was visiting as part of his research for a planned film on her life. (Image Courtesy of Xavier University of Louisiana, Archives & Special Collections)

    When Harry Belafonte Met Sister Thea Bowman: A Tale of Two Social Justice Advocates

    Entertainer and civil rights activist Harry Belafonte, who recently passed away, found so much inspiration in the ministry of The Catholic University of America alumna Sister Thea Bowman that he bought the rights to make a film about her life.

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  • Senior Grace Riordan deepens the community experience at the University through servant leadership and volunteer activities.

    Faith in Action: Senior Student Finds Fulfillment in Servant Leadership

    “I felt like this was a place where people wanted me to be,” said senior Grace Riordan, describing The Catholic University of America.

    The French and sociology double major from Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, immediately felt at home when she visited the University after being accepted into the Honors Program. “It felt like a place where I could really deepen relationships and get to know people, and I didn't feel like I was just another number,” she said.

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  • Best-Selling Author and Columnist Arthur C. Brooks to Serve as Catholic University’s Keynote Speaker at 2023 Commencement

    Best-Selling Author and Columnist Arthur C. Brooks to Serve as Catholic University’s Keynote Speaker at 2023 Commencement

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  • Cardinal Community Celebrates Innovation, Scholarship at University Research Day

    Cardinal Community Celebrates Innovation, Scholarship at University Research Day

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  • Solar panels sit on the roof of Gibbons Hall along Michigan Avenue.

    Opportunities to Celebrate Earth Day at Catholic University

    As Earth Day, April 22, approaches, The Catholic University of America continues to demonstrate its commitment to sustainability by offering the campus community opportunities to support and improve the environment.

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  • The Hon. Francisco Lopes, Portugal’s ambassador to the United States, speaks at The Catholic University of America about efforts to expand renewable energy initiatives in the world April 12.

    Portugal Ambassador Promotes Renewable Energy at Global Connection Series

    The world does not have the “luxury” to ignore the international challenges of energy pollution, said Portugal’s ambassador to the United States during the Global Connections Series discussion at The Catholic University of America April 12.

    The Hon. Francisco Lopes, who spoke on “Sustainability & Innovation: Efforts to Reduce Human Impact on the Earth,” said the world must combine forces to make a difference on the pollution issue.

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  • Biomedical Engineering Students Give Sneak Peek to University Research Day Projects

    Biomedical Engineering Students Give Sneak Peek to University Research Day Projects

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  • University Statement on Threat Response

    University Statement on Threat Response

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  • University’s New Athletic Director Attracted to School’s Energy and Mission

    University’s New Athletic Director Attracted to School’s Energy and Mission

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  • Senior Sergio Arreaga knows how to use the many resources offered at Catholic University, from researching with the library collections to being a leader in esports and Ultimate.

    Senior: From Library to Esports, ‘University Has Everything I Need’

    Sergio Arreaga was 8 years old when he first fell in love with the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception. Eventually, the neighboring Catholic University of America captured his heart as well. 

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  • School of Theology and Religious Studies Receives Lilly Endowment Grant for Childhood Education

    School of Theology and Religious Studies Receives Lilly Endowment Grant for Childhood Education

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  • Symphony Orchestra Performs at Kennedy Center for Climate Conscious Concert

    Symphony Orchestra Performs at Kennedy Center for Climate Conscious Concert

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  • History doctoral candidate Amos Bronner is seen with a book of facsimiles of medieval documents at Mullen Library. (Catholic University/ Patrick G. Ryan)

    Doctoral Candidate Receives Fulbright Award to Study Medieval History in Austria

    History doctoral candidate Amos Bronner was received an award from the Fulbright U.S. Student Program, the nation’s most prestigious international educational exchange program. During his nine-month fellowship in Vienna, Bronner will conduct dissertation research on early medieval legal practices.

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  • Sophomore Hopes for a Double Play at University Research Day

    Sophomore Hopes for a Double Play at University Research Day

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  • At University Conference, US Announces Support for Special Tribunal to Prosecute Russia for Alleged War Crimes

    At University Conference, US Announces Support for Special Tribunal to Prosecute Russia for Alleged War Crimes

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  • The Place to See Cherry Blossoms in D.C. Without the Crowds

    The Place to See Cherry Blossoms in D.C. Without the Crowds

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  • Commanders Coach Rivera Tells Catholic University Students They Were Born to Lead

    Commanders Coach Rivera Tells Catholic University Students They Were Born to Lead

    Washington Commanders coach Ron Rivera gave a keynote address at Catholic University that capped off “Launching into Leadership,” a weeklong event hosted by the Office of Campus Activities.

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  • Boston Cardinal Seán O’Malley speaks about the Church and state response to the global immigration crisis at the James H. Provost Memorial Lecture at The Catholic University of America March 22.

    Cardinal: Migrants, Refugees Are 'Human Beings' Not 'Problems'

    Boston Cardinal Seán O’Malley, spoke about necessary responses that should come from the Church and State to overcome the global immigration crisis at the James H. Provost Memorial Lecture March 22. 

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  • Abigail Favale, professor of practice at the McGrath Institute for Church Life at the University of Notre Dame, speaks on her experience studying gender as a Catholic at the opening installment of the new Presidential Lecture Series March 21.

    Presidential Speaker Series Hosts Discussion on Gender Issues

    Catholic University President Dr. Peter Kilpatrick and featured speaker Abigail Favale led a conversation on Catholicism and gender issues in a crowded Heritage Hall at the opening installment of the new Presidential Speaker Series March 21.

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  • David Walsh, professor of politics and a leading philosophical scholar at the Catholic University of America for 40 years, presents a public lecture at a conference held in his honor March 13 in Maloney Hall.

    Conference Honors Philosopher David Walsh’s 40 Years at University

    Scholars from around the world presented at a conference March 13-14 to honor 40 years of work from David Walsh, professor of politics and a leading philosophical scholar at The Catholic University of America.

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  • Physics doctoral candidate Stela Ishitani Silva smiles at the camera as she conducts research at her desk.

    Physics Student Blasts Off to NASA to Discover New Worlds

    Physics doctoral candidate Stela Ishitani Silva received a NASA Postdoctoral Program fellowship to pursue her dream to design artificial intelligence to discover distant worlds.

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  • Daneev Imbert, a junior at The Catholic University of America, is pictured in this photo.

    First-Generation Business Student Has A Heart For Serving Minorities

    Junior Daneev Imbert is known across campus for her active leadership roles in over a half dozen organizations, clubs and departments. Despite her busy calendar, Imbert’s main focus is scheduling time to bring joy to others.

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  • Students enjoy campus

    The University Strives For Sustainability With Ethically Sourced Products At Campus Bookstore

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  • Campus To Celebrate 20th Anniversary Of The Pryz

    Campus To Celebrate 20th Anniversary Of The Pryz

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  • Abigail Favale, a professor at the McGrath Institute for Church Life at the University of Notre Dame

    Presidential Speaker Series To Begin With Conversation On Gender

    University President Dr. Peter Kilpatrick is launching his Presidential Speaker Series at The Catholic University of America on March 21 with a conversation on women and gender from a Catholic perspective with Abigail Favale.

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  • Campus Leaders Reflect on Pope Francis’ Legacy 10 Years After his Election

    Campus Leaders Reflect on Pope Francis’ Legacy 10 Years After his Election

    As Pope Francis celebrates 10 years as leader of the Catholic Church March 13, members of The Catholic University of America community reflected on how he has shaped the papacy and campus.

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  • Student Shapes New Play Giving Voice to Unheralded Medieval Women

    Student Shapes New Play Giving Voice to Unheralded Medieval Women

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  • The Essential Role Social Justice Plays In The Church And On Campus

    The Essential Role Social Justice Plays In The Church And On Campus

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  • Catholic University Honored As Military Friendly For Students

    Catholic University Honored As Military Friendly For Students

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  • Baltimore news outlet highlights work in cemetery

    Baltimore news outlet highlights work in cemetery

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  • Students at the annual dance in February

    A Look Back At Black History Month: Celebrating Change, Inspiring New Leaders

    The Cardinal community celebrated Black History Month with open forums, panel discussions, a field trip to the National Museum of African American History, and movie and music nights.

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  • Students encouraged to show love, kindness during Lent

    Students encouraged to show love, kindness during Lent

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  • Theology dean reflects on one year anniversary of the Russia-Ukraine war

    Theology dean reflects on one year anniversary of the Russia-Ukraine war

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  • Gloria Purvis speaks to students at The Catholic University of America.

    Gloria Purvis Tells Students Catholics Are Crucial To Ending Racism

    Gloria Purvis, an author, commentator, host and executive producer told a capacity crowd of students at Campus Ministry’s CUA on Tap, held Feb. 16, that Catholics have a critical role in defending life, religious liberty, and racial justice.

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  • Key opportunities to live Lent 2023 on campus

    Key opportunities to live Lent 2023 on campus

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  • Jordyn Walker

    Student Breaks Track and Field Records While Pursuing Nursing Career

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  • Ben Watson addresses students

    Super Bowl champion Watson delivers game plan for Pro-Life students

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  • Black students find their voices, inspiration at University

    Black students find their voices, inspiration at University

    At Catholic University, the campus celebrates Black History Month in a way that honors contributions and accomplishments with a series of events and experiences.

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  • University Astrophysicists Join Elite Team of Researchers for New Space Telescope

    University Astrophysicists Join Elite Team of Researchers for New Space Telescope

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  • Top Employers Seek Out Catholic University Students at Career Fair

    Top Employers Seek Out Catholic University Students at Career Fair

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  • Student service organization leads blood drive

    Student service organization leads blood drive

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  • Garden State Meets Australia as Catholic University Student Guides International Politics Talk with Ambassador

    Garden State Meets Australia as Catholic University Student Guides International Politics Talk with Ambassador

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  • Institute for Human Ecology Hosts Discussion on the Legacy of Vatican II

    Institute for Human Ecology Hosts Discussion on the Legacy of Vatican II

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  • University celebrates Patronal Feast of St. Thomas Aquinas with Mass

    University celebrates Patronal Feast of St. Thomas Aquinas with Mass

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  • Nursing students from Catholic University walk on campus.

    Catholic University of America nursing program ranked in nation’s top five by U.S. News & World Report

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  • University's basketball programs head into Alumni Weekend with major momentum

    University's basketball programs head into Alumni Weekend with major momentum

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  • Catholic University continues the fight for life at national March

    Catholic University continues the fight for life at national March

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  • University Experts Weigh in on When Life Begins

    University Experts Weigh in on When Life Begins

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  • Campus community honors Martin Luther King with day of service

    Campus community honors Martin Luther King with day of service

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  • President Kilpatrick, education leaders, address national student retention issues

    President Kilpatrick, education leaders, address national student retention issues

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  • Campus celebrates the life of Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI with Mass

    Campus celebrates the life of Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI with Mass

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  • Participate in service projects on Martin Luther King Jr. Day

    Participate in service projects on Martin Luther King Jr. Day

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  • What to look forward to in 2023

    What to look forward to in 2023

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  • Second-year student sworn into public office for second term

    Second-year student sworn into public office for second term

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