CUA Press Releases Fall & Winter Catalog: 6/19/13 The 2013–2014 fall and winter books edition of The Catholic University of America Press catalog is now available.
University Mourns Passing of 11th President: 6/14/13 Edmund Pellegrino, M.D., who served as University President from 1978 to 1982, passed away June 13.
Alumnus Joseph Unanue Dies at 88: 6/14/13 Joseph A. Unanue, longtime chief executive at Goya Foods Inc., CUA alumnus, and former member of the University’s Board of Trustees, died June 12.
CUA Hosts 'Consortium Day': 6/14/13 Approximately 120 staff members from area universities gathered in the Edward J. Pryzbyla University Center on Friday, June 14, for a professional development day.
Former CUA Student Wins Trip to Space: 6/13/13 Pedro Nehme, a former engineering student and past participant in Brazil's Science without Borders program, will be the first Brazilian civilian to go into space.
New Faculty Study Catholic Social Thought: 6/6/13 Recently hired tenure-track faculty are learning more about Catholic intellectual tradition this week at a conference.
Professional Studies School Offers Open House: 6/5/13 The Metropolitan School of Professional Studies will host an open house Thursday, June 6, for prospective students in the school’s certificate, bachelor’s, and master’s programs.
CUA to Host Nearly 7,500 Visitors This Summer: 6/4/13 Although most of Catholic University’s students have left for the summer, nearly 7,500 visitors will take their place during summer conferences and events.
Professor to Perform "Defiant Requiem" in Prague: 6/3/13 Murry Sidlin, professor of conducting and Holocaust music studies at Catholic University’s Benjamin T. Rome School of Music, will perform his concert-drama “Defiant Requiem,” in Prague on June 6.
Students Visit U.S.-Mexican Border: 5/31/13 As part of a new mission trip, five students traveled to the U.S.-Mexican border earlier this month and immersed themselves in Catholic social teaching.
Music School Offers Summer Concerts: 5/31/13 Bel Cantanti and the CUA Joint Opera Festival and the Washington International Piano Festival are on tap for this summer.
Summer Camps at CUA: 5/30/13 Student-athletes have been coming to CUA during the summer for athletic training camps for more than 20 years.
CUArch Alum Wins UNBUILT Award: 5/24/13 Double alumnus Andrew Baldwin wins a first-place award from the American Institute of Architects' D.C. chapter for his design of a Native American-style lacrosse camp.
New Book Features Works of Pope Emeritus: 5/23/13 CUA Press has published a collection of Pope Benedict XVI's major addresses on Catholic education.
Pope Francis Mentions Alumni Association: 5/22/13 During his general audience on May 22, Pope Francis greeted the Alumni Association of Catholic University.
Expert on Children's Reaction to Disasters: 5/21/13 Margaret Mahon, associate professor of nursing, frequently works with children and families on how to talk about death, violence, and natural disasters.
Couple Takes a Different Path to Graduation: 5/18/13 At CUA, Kate and Patrick Flannery found a supportive community that enabled them to pursue their bachelor’s degrees while caring for their daughter, Marley, 4 ½.
Graduation Speaker: Church as Path to Destiny: 5/18/13 In a speech filled with poetic grace, Dana Gioia, professor of poetry and public culture and former chair of the National Endowment for the Arts, told The Catholic University of America Class of 2013 that his family and the Catholic schools he attended empowered him to seek his destiny.
President’s Award Goes to Knight: 5/18/13 Catholic University President John Garvey presented Timothy R.W. McEvoy of Lafayette, N.J., with the President’s Award during the 124th Commencement Ceremony on May 18.
Weather Balloon Launch Teaches Science: 5/17/13 Non-science and education majors enrolled in Physics 240 finally saw their class project, a weather balloon and payload, head upward last month.
Seniors to Embark on Service: 5/16/13 Almost 30 students and seminarians are planning to pursue long-term service, the military, and vocations to the priesthood and religious life.
CUA to Confer 1,800 Diplomas: 5/16/13 The Catholic University of America will confer approximately 1,500 degrees during its 124th Annual Commencement Ceremony to be held outdoors at 10 a.m. Saturday, May 18, on the east steps of the Basilica.
Library Exhibit Honors ‘Show-Biz Priest’: 5/15/13 An exhibit at Mullen Library that highlights the work of Rev. Gilbert Hartke, founder of the drama department, runs through May 31.
Nursing School to Receive $4 Million Grant: 5/14/13 The Catholic University of America School of Nursing has received the first installment of a $4 million grant from Bedford Falls Foundation Charitable Trust, a foundation established by William E. Conway Jr., co-chief executive officer and managing director of The Carlyle Group, and his wife, Joanne, to fund full four-year scholarships.
Cardinals Dinner Raises Nearly $1.7 Million: 5/13/13 May 13, 2013 U.S. Cardinals Raise Nearly $1.7 Million for Catholic University Scholarships ...
24th American Cardinals Dinner Preview: 5/8/13 The United States Cardinals will gather in Washington, D.C., Friday, May 10, for the traditional fundraiser for scholarships for The Catholic University of America, the university founded by the U.S. bishops over 125 years ago.
Study from Home or Anywhere this Summer: 5/6/13 Catholic University continues to expand its offering of online summer courses.
Three Professors Honored for Research : 4/26/13 Andrew Yeo, Eleanor Holdridge, and Janice Griffin Agazio were honored for their research and scholarly achievements.
Music Professor to Receive Medal of Valor: 4/25/13 The Simon Wiesenthal Center will honor Murry Sidlin, professor of conducting and Holocaust music studies, for his work honoring the legacy of Jewish prisoners during World War II.
Cardozo High School Helps Team Capitol DC : 4/23/13 Several members of Team Capitol DC visited Francis L. Cardozo High School in Washington, D.C., last week to invite high school students to help build furniture for Harvest House, a home being built on CUA’s campus for the Solar Decathlon competition.
Students Study at National Gallery of Art: 4/23/13 An art history course takes CUA students to one of Washington's finest museums.
Professor Named Franciscan University President: 4/23/13 Rev. Sean O. Sheridan, T.O.R., Catholic University alumnus and assistant professor in the School of Canon Law, has been named president of the Franciscan University of Steubenville, Ohio.
Theology School to Award Quasten Medal: 4/19/13 The School of Theology and Religious Studies will present the Quasten Medal on May 2.
Combined Choirs to Perform at Cathedral: 4/19/13 The combined University Singers and CUA Chamber Choir will perform at the Cathedral of St. Matthew the Apostle as the final choral performance of the season.
Terrorism and Homeland Security: 4/19/13 Experts at The Catholic University of America are available to discuss homeland security and the war on terrorism.
Archives Promotes Father Hartke Collection: 4/19/13 As the Department of Drama celebrates its 75th anniversary season, the University Archives is highlighting a collection related to the department’s founder.
Scholars Explore Effects of Pacem in Terris: 4/18/13 Church leaders, scholars, and policy makers examined issues from human rights to nuclear disarmament to U.S. foreign policy in light of the teachings in the papal encyclical Pacem in Terris.
CUA Recognized as Top Green Power Purchaser: 4/17/13 The Catholic University of America was recognized April 17 by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency as a 2012-2013 Individual Conference Champion of the College & University Green Power Challenge.
CUA Signs MOU With Chinese University: 4/16/13 A Memorandum of Understanding between Southeast University in China and Catholic University establishes a joint international institute to study transportation issues.
Earth Day Events: 4/15/13 This month groups and departments across campus will celebrate sustainability in preparation for Earth Day on April 22.
Senior Thesis Art Exhibition: 4/15/13 Senior art students will present their thesis projects in an exhibition as the culmination of the their studies.
Obama Bestows Medal of Honor on CUA Alum: 4/12/13 President Obama awarded the Medal of Honor to University alumnus Father Emil Kapaun, a U.S. Army chaplain who risked his life for his comrades.
Two Students Named in Goldwater Competition: 4/11/13 Junior physics major Nathaniel Hlavin has won a scholarship from the Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education Foundation. Sophomore physics major Patricia Yoritomo was awarded an honorable mention.
Experts on Sustainability: 4/11/13 Professors at The Catholic University of America are available to comment on topics related to sustainability including utilities management, LEED certification, energy management, sustainable design, and the reuse and recycling of materials.
Alum to be Awarded Medal of Honor: 4/11/13 An Army chaplain and CUA alum who died in a Korean prison camp will be awarded the Medal of Honor posthumously today by President Barack Obama at the White House.
Counseling Center Achieves Highest Accreditation: 4/11/13 The Counseling Center received re-accreditation for its internship program from the American Psychological Association for a period of seven years.
University Signs Community Pledge: 4/11/13 Students, faculty, and staff attended a ceremony April 10 to launch a new Community Pledge.
CUA to Distribute Sapientia Press Books: 4/10/13 This spring CUA Press will become the distributer for titles published by Sapientia Press, the academic publishing house of Ave Maria University.
Crough Center to Be LEED Certified by Students: 4/8/13 Students from CUA’s LEED Lab met last week with University administrators and staff to review the final credits they need to earn LEED Existing Building Operations and Management (EB:O&M) certification for the Edward M. Crough Center for Architectural Studies. The Crough Center will be the first building in the nation to be LEED EB:O&M certified by students.
Dana Gioia to Address 2013 Graduates : 4/8/13 Dana Gioia will address the Class of 2013 at the 124th Annual Commencement Ceremony of The Catholic University of America at 10 a.m. Saturday, May 18.
Irish Ambassador to Speak on Campus: 4/8/13 Ireland's ambassador to the U.S. will discuss Ireland's road to recovery.
“Shakespeare in Hollywood” Set for April 18: 4/8/13 Ken Ludwig’s “Shakespeare in Hollywood” comes to Hartke Theatre as the final production of the drama department’s 2012-2013 season.
Immigration Reform Panel: 4/5/13 The panel will address immigration reform from the perspective of social workers.
CUA to Host Pacem in Terris Conference: 4/5/13 Church leaders, scholars, and policymakers will convene April 9 - 10 to explore ways Catholic perspectives can contribute to peacebuilding efforts in U.S. foreign policy.
Shakespeare in Hollywood Set for April 18-21: 4/5/13 As the conclusion to its 75th anniversary season, the Department of Drama presents Ken Ludwig's uproarious "Shakespeare in Hollywood."
Marital Stress Impacts Children: 4/2/13 Marital conflict is a significant source of environmental stress for children.
President Appoints New Dean of Social Work : 4/2/13 April 2, 2013 CUA President Appoints Will C. Rainford as Dean of Social Work W...
Conference to Examine Pacem in Terris: 3/25/13 Leading church leaders, scholars, and policymakers to discuss topics such as human rights, nuclear agenda, peacebuilding, and more on papal encyclical's 50th anniversary.
Way of the Cross Tonight in Caldwell Chapel: 3/22/13 Students will commemorating the Stations of the Cross during a candlelit procession through Caldwell Chapel.
NCSSS Students Shout Out for Social Work: 3/22/13 Students from the National Catholic School of Social Service coordinated the Metro D.C. Shout Out! event for the National Association of Social Workers this year.
Mary Scullion, R.S.M., to Receive Gibbons Medal: 3/22/13 March 22, 2013 Homelessness Advocate to Receive Gibbons Medal Sister Mary Scul...
CUA Students in Rome Witness History: 3/20/13 Students in the CUA in Rome program have experienced every phase of the papal transition.
CUA Students Attend Thanksgiving Mass for Pope: 3/20/13 CUA students, faculty, and staff attend the March 19 Mass of Thanksgiving for the inauguration of Pope Francis.
CUA to Host Lecture on St. Francis of Assisi: 3/20/13 In honor of the inauguration of Pope Francis, Catholic University professors Rev. Regis Armstrong, O.F.M. Cap., and Joshua Benson, Ph.D. will speak as part of a lecture titled “St. Francis of Assisi: History, Significance, and Resources.”
Q-and-A with Father Jude: 3/20/13 Rev. Jude DeAngelo reflects on Franciscan spirituality, how it shapes the University’s Campus Ministry, and how it might affect the papacy of Pope Francis.
Lecturer Shares His Connection to Pope: 3/19/13 A lecturer from Argentina shares his reaction to the election of Pope Francis.
CUA Marks Papal Mass with Bunting: 3/18/13 The University dresses up for the Basilica’s March 19 papal Mass with bunting on the Pryzbyla Center and Caldwell and McMahon halls.
Students Rang Chapel Bell for New Pontiff: 3/15/13 Students rang the bell over Caldwell Chapel for 30 minutes on Tuesday, announcing the election of Pope Francis.
Scenes from Beaumarchais’ Figaro Trilogy: 3/15/13 An Opera Workshop class presents scenes from operas inspired by the "Figaro" plays.
Professor Named One of Women Changing Brazil: 3/15/13 March 15, 2013 Professor Named One of Women Changing Brazil Duilia de Mello ha...
Pope Francis, Latin America, St. Francis Experts: 3/15/13 Faculty experts are available to discuss topics related to Pope Francis, Latin America, St. Francis of Assisi, the history of the Jesuit order, and Catholic teachings.
Latinos and the Transformation of American Catholicism: 3/15/13 Timothy Matovina, professor of theology at the University of Notre Dame, speaks on Latino voices in the Catholic Church.
CUA Community Celebrates Pope's Election: 3/14/13 Students, faculty, and staff gathered at Caldwell Chapel to celebrate a votive Mass for the Pope.
Reaction to New Pope Floods Twitter: 3/14/13 When white smoke began to flow from the chimney on top of the Sistine Chapel, social media buzzed with excitement over who would be the next leader of the Catholic Church.
Students Share Excitement About New Pope: 3/13/13 At approximately 7:05 p.m. in Rome, white smoke billowed from the chimney of the Sistine Chapel.
CUA President’s Statement on New Pope: 3/13/13 Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio, archbishop of Buenos Aires, Argentina, was elected Pope March 13 by the cardinal electors gathered in the Sistine Chapel.
Spooky Action at a Distance Performance: 3/8/13 An M.F.A. playwriting thesis by Matthew Buckley Smith will be performed at the Callan Theatre.
Chamber Choir Concert at Monastery: 3/8/13 The CUA Chamber Choir will be conducted by Leo Nestor, professor.
Organist Guild President to Speak: 3/8/13 Eileen Morris Guenther will speak at the Colloquium in Sacred Music.
Master's Students Present Architecture Project: 3/8/13 Master's students in the Urban Practice Concentration presented proposals at New York City's Center for Architecture for an historic elevated rail line.
Pediatric Resident Recalls Meeting the Pope: 3/4/13 When he was a student at Catholic University, Peter Osgood had a rare opportunity to meet the Pope.
CUA Hosts Busy NCAA Tournament Weekend: 3/4/13 The Catholic University of America hosted four NCAA Tournament games this weekend featuring the men’s and women’s basketball teams.
It's March Madness at CUA: 3/1/13 The CUA men's and women's basketball teams host NCAA Tournament games this weekend.
CUADrama Celebrates 75th Anniversary: 3/1/13 Gala celebration weekend April 26 and 27 is packed with performances, receptions, discussions, tours, and more.
Solar Decathlon Team Kicks Off Construction: 2/27/13 Students from CUA, AU, GWU work together as Team Capitol DC in Solar Decathlon.
Students to Participate in Spring Break Service: 2/27/13 This spring break, nearly 100 CUA students and staff will serve others on international and domestic mission and service trips.
President Testifies on Capitol Hill : 2/27/13 John Garvey, President of The Catholic University of America, testified Feb. 27 before a U.S. House of Representatives subcommittee hearing titled “Anti-Semitism: A Growing Threat to All Faiths.”
Students Pledge a Safe Spring Break: 2/27/13 Students promise to keep each other safe during spring break.
Music Dean Discusses Piano Series: 2/27/13 Dean Grayson Wagstaff shares his thoughts on the music school’s piano recital series that showcases its new Steinway concert grand piano.
New V.P. for Institutional Advancement : 2/27/13 John L. Hannan is the new Vice President for Institutional Advancement at The Catholic University of America.
CUA to Host NCAA Tournament Basketball Games: 2/25/13 On Saturday, Feb. 23, the Catholic University men’s and women’s basketball teams won Landmark Conference championships.
Hearing God's Call: 2/25/13 Junior Esther Nyberg reflects on God, life, and challenges as a member of CUA's musical community.
University Mourns the Passing of its 13th President: 2/23/13 Brother Patrick Ellis, F.S.C., who served as The Catholic University of America’s President from 1992 to 1998, passed away Feb. 21 at the age of 84.
CUA Throws a Papal Retirement Party: 2/22/13 On the evening of Feb. 20, about 50 students from The Catholic University of America crowded into the Cellar in the basement of Caldwell Hall to throw a retirement party for Pope Benedict XVI.
Former Swiss Guard Shares Papal Insights: 2/22/13 A former member of the Swiss Guard and director of entrepreneurship in the School of Business and Economics reflects on the papacy.
Many Parts, One Body: The Beauty of Black Catholics in the United States: 2/21/13 This symposium will explore the faith of black Catholics in the United States.
CUA to Host Piano Series: 2/21/13 Nikita Fitenko, associate professor of piano at The Benjamin T. Rome School of Music, will perform as part of the newly established Washington International Piano Series at CUA.
Peace Corps, CUA Announce New Partnership: 2/21/13 Peace Corps and The Catholic University of America announce a new Paul D. Coverdell Fellows Program partnership, an initiative that provides graduate school scholarships to returned Peace Corps volunteers.
romeo-et-juliette: 2/20/13 Calendar Item WHAT: Spring Opera: “Romeo et Juliette” WHEN: ...
CUA, GW, AU Build Solar Decathlon House: 2/20/13 On February 27, students from three D.C. universities band together to begin construction on an energy-efficient home for the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon 2013.
Papal Elections: 2/19/13 Experts are available to discuss topics related to papal elections and papabili.
Experts on the Lenten Season: 2/18/13 Experts are available to discuss Lent and other liturgical traditions leading up to and including Easter Sunday.
“Romeo et Juliette” Set for March 14-17: 2/18/13 Feb. 18, 2013 Gounod’s “Romeo et Juliette” Comes to Catholic University One of the most well-known operatic adaptations of a classic tale by William Shakespeare will be performed...
Memories of Pope Benedict XVI’s Visit: 2/15/13 With the announcement of Pope Benedict XVI's resignation, members of the CUA community reflected on his 2008 visit to campus.
Student to Conduct Mormon Tabernacle Choir: 2/14/13 Justin Lewis, a D.M.A. student in cello performance, is set to guest conduct the choir in Salt Lake City.
Students Live Saint Francis Prayer During Lent: 2/13/13 A guide produced by the Office of Campus Ministry encourages students to reflect on one line of the St. Francis prayer each week and suggests related acts of fasting and almsgiving.
Garvey Op-Ed: Why Pope Benedict Resigned: 2/12/13 John Garvey reflects on the resignation of Pope Benedict XVI from the papacy, and invites us to consider the example of humility the pope has set.
President's Statement on Pope's Resignation: 2/11/13 John Garvey, President of The Catholic University of America, issued this statement today regarding the announcement about Pope Benedict XVI’s resignation.
Experts on Pope’s Resignation: 2/11/13 The following faculty experts are available for media interviews related to the announcement by Pope Benedict XVI that he plans to step down Feb. 28.
Ph.D. Student Discovers Galaxy’s True Size: 2/8/13 Rafael Eufrasio, a physics Ph.D. student at Catholic University, showed that this spiral galaxy is much bigger than previously thought.
IPR Video Contest Accepting Entries: 2/7/13 CUA's Institute for Policy Research & Catholic Studies is sponsoring a video contest on the topic “Videos for Justice: Today’s Youth Exploring the Common Good.”
'Brutus' Adapts Classic Tale: 2/7/13 Set in a modern-day politically polarized society, the play reveals the path to Brutus's ultimate "call to fate." An M.F.A. directing thesis.
University Recognized for Tree Management: 2/6/13 Feb. 6, 2013 University Recognized for Tree Management The Catholic University of America has been named a 2012 Tree Campus by the Arbor Day Foundation, the second consecutive year the campus has ...
Drowsy Chaperone Set Feb. 21 - March 2: 2/1/13 Benjamin T. Rome School of Music presents its spring musical, a tribute and farcical satire of the 1920s Jazz Age Broadway musical.
Drowsy Chaperone Aims to Entertain: 1/31/13 This musical will be presented by the Benjamin T. Rome School of Music on two consecutive weekends, Feb. 22 to March 2, with a preview performance on Feb. 21.
Architecture Lectures on Spanish Trends: 1/31/13 Catholic University’s School of Architecture and Planning presents its spring lecture series on trends in contemporary Spanish architecture.
Students and Alumni Receive Hayes Nominations: 1/30/13 CUA music and drama students and alumni were nominated for the Helen Hayes Awards, which recognizes outstanding achievement in plays and musicals in the more than 80 professional theaters within the D.C.-area.
Students Spend An Overnight in Service: 1/30/13 Each year a group of student volunteers spends the night at the athletic center chaperoning more than 1,000 pilgrims to the March for Life.
St. Thomas Aquinas Mass Opens New Semester: 1/29/13 The Mass, which honors St. Thomas Aquinas and is hosted annually by the University and the Dominican House of Studies, also marked National Catholic Schools Week.
Experts on Catholic Schools: 1/29/13 Against the backdrop of Catholic schools closing in various parts of the country, experts at Catholic University are helping school administrators chart a course for the future.
Catholic University Will Open at 11 a.m. on Monday, Due to Weather: 1/28/13 The Catholic University of America will open at 11 a.m. on Monday, January 28, due to adverse weather and road conditions in the Washington, D.C. area.
Statement from The Catholic University of America on Lawsuit: 1/28/13 On January 25 a federal district court judge decided to dismiss the lawsuit brought by The Catholic University of America and other plaintiffs against the government’s efforts to force us to provide our employees with surgical sterizilization, abortion-inducing drugs, and contraceptives in violation of our deeply held religious beliefs.
CUA Students March for Life: 1/25/13 Despite temperatures in the low 20s outside, a joyous atmosphere permeated Caldwell Auditorium as approximately 500 students gathered before heading to the 40th Annual March for Life on the National Mall.
Exhibit Displays Architecture Students' Work: 1/23/13 Architectural drawings and models from The Catholic University of America’s Sacred Space and Cultural Studies Concentration (SSCS) will be on display at Wesley Theological Seminary this spring in the Dadian Gallery of the Henry Luce III Center for Arts and Religion.
March for Life and Roe v. Wade: 1/23/13 Professors can discuss the March for Life and Roe v. Wade.
President Obama’s Second Term: 1/23/13 Professors can discuss President Obama's second term.
Team to Survey Early Childhood Services: 1/23/13 An interdisciplinary team at The Catholic University of America has embarked on a three-year project to identify best practices in early childhood development by Catholic schools and Catholic Charities nationally that will be used to enhance services in Washington, D.C.
Students Heed MLK's Call to Service: 1/23/13 More than 400 Catholic University students volunteered on the National Day of Service.
CUA to Participate in March for Life: 1/22/13 On Jan. 25, hundreds of Catholic University students will join tens of thousands of people in the 40th Annual March for Life.
Cardinal Wuerl Speaks on New Evangelization: 1/18/13 The cardinal called on students, faculty, and staff to actively participate in sharing their faith.
President Appoints Dean of New Business School: 1/18/13 The Catholic University of America announced today that Andrew Abela has been appointed dean of the new School of Business and Economics.
Energy Officials Visit University Laboratory: 1/17/13 U.S. Department of Energy officials, including Secretary of Energy Steven Chu, visited the Vitreous State Laboratory to see work in support of the safe immobilization of nuclear wastes.
Archives Highlights Vietnam War Collection: 1/14/13 The Vietnam War Petition Collection in the University Archives is the subject of the Archives’ 150th finding aid.
New Music Festival Set For Jan. 25-26: 1/11/13 This two-day, four-concert festival highlights the vocal works of 21 composers from the United States and England, including pieces by CUA student composers.
University Announces New Business School: 1/7/13 The Catholic University of America announced that it has created a School of Business and Economics that will be distinctively Catholic and character based.
Retreat Combines Faith And Sports: 12/21/12 Athletes from the University's sports teams took time to retreat from daily demands to reflect and pray.
Experts Can Comment on Inauguration: 12/21/12 Experts are available to comment on the presidential inauguration.
Drama Sets Spring 2013 Performances: 12/20/12 Performances include M.F.A. Directing and Playwriting Theses, Ken Ludwig's "Shakespeare In Hollywood," and 75th Anniversary Celebration.
Music School Announces Spring Performances: 12/20/12 Performances include New Voices @CUA Festival and Washington International Piano Series
CUA Press Catalog Features Pope's New Book: 12/20/12 CUA Press has released its latest catalog featuring spring and summer titles.
Experts Available to Comment on Fiscal Cliff: 12/14/12 Professors can discuss the fiscal cliff.
How Children Cope with Violence: 12/14/12 Experts are available to comment on the effect of violence on children and how adults can help them cope.
Concert Raises Money to Support Troops: 12/14/12 Proceeds from the 24th annual Christmas Concert for Charity will benefit the spiritual needs of U.S. troops. View a photo gallery and a video of the concert.
Program Fosters Geriatric Health Care Team: 12/13/12 Dec. 13, 2012 Program Fosters Geriatric Health Care Team Nursing, social work,...
Christmas Holiday Closing Information: 12/10/12 For a number of years now, it has been the practice at Catholic University to close the University during the Christmas holiday season. Find out what will be open and closed during the holiday.
CUA Community Garden Breaks Ground: 12/7/12 CUA students, staff and alumni volunteers worked with members of the facilities staff to begin construction on a new community garden.
CUA Teams with Franciscan Monastery Archives: 12/7/12 Dec. 7, 2012 CUA Teams with Franciscan Monastery Library and Archives The School of Library and Information Science (SLIS) announces a new partnership with the Franciscan Monastery in the nearby B...
Role of the League of Arab States in Arab Spring Countries: 11/27/12 A discussion will be led by the amassador of the League of Arab States to the U.S. and Dennis Wholey, alumnus and host of PBS' This is America with Dennis Wholey
Virtual Campus Tour and Interactive Map: 11/27/12 New online feature includes illustrated aerial view, panoramic photos, and information about campus locations.
University Names New Law School Dean: 11/27/12 The Catholic University of America has named Daniel F. Attridge of the Washington, D.C., office of Kirkland & Ellis LLP as dean of the Columbus School of Law.
Nursing Professor Explores Ethical Issues : 11/20/12 Professor Janice Agazio is researching ethical issues that occur in nursing practice during wartime deployments.
Concert to Benefit Archdiocese for Military Services: 11/20/12 The Catholic University of America and the Benjamin T. Rome School of Music will celebrate the annual Christmas Concert for Charity on Friday, Dec. 7, at 7:30 p.m. in the Great Upper Church of the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception.
Art Student Curates Colorful Corita Exhibit: 11/19/12 "To Believe – The Spirited Art of Corita" features the vibrant artwork of Corita Kent from now through Dec. 14.
University Events Usher In Christmas Season: 11/19/12 Celebrating this special time of year with music and song.
Brothers Grimm Exhibit Celebrates Fantasy: 11/14/12 The “Grimms’ Fairy Tales in their European Context” exhibit features eight posters depicting key elements of the Grimms’ fairy tales and their influence in today’s world.
University Adds 3rd Green Roof: 11/13/12 The Catholic University of America has installed its third green roof on campus as part of the University’s efforts to foster sustainability and environmental stewardship.
Helping Veterans and Members of the Military: 11/9/12 Experts on issues related to military service people and veterans available at CUA. Experts at The Catholic University of America in Washington, D.C., are available to discuss homeland security and the war on terrorism. M...
New Specialization Supports Our Troops: 11/9/12 A new master's-level clinical specialization prepares social workers to support veterans and their families.
The Merry Widow Operetta Set For Nov. 15 to 18: 11/9/12 This famous operetta by composer Franz Lehar will be performed at Ward Recital Hall.
CUA to Host “Remembering Kristallnacht”: 11/9/12 On Nov. 14, the University will host “Remembering Kristallnacht,” a presentation on anti-Nazi broadcast at CUA.
Three Professors Honored For Teaching Excellence: 11/7/12 The University honors George Mavroeidis, Andrew Weaver, and Stephen Wright for their exemplary teaching.
Nov. 7 Concert to Benefit Storm Victims: 11/7/12 At an evening concert Wednesday, Nov. 7, the Benjamin T. Rome School of Music will seek donations for victims of Superstorm Sandy.
Symposium on Reuse of Building Materials: 11/7/12 The School of Architecture and Planning’s Center for Building Stewardship will present a three-day symposium on reuse and recycling of building materials.
CUA to Host Blood Drive Nov. 9: 11/5/12 An American Red Cross blood drive is planned, and ways to help storm victims are detailed on the website CUA Cares.
Blood Drive for Hurricane Victims: 11/5/12 The drive is from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. in Pryzbyla Great Room B.
Learn More about European Studies : 11/2/12 The School of Arts and Sciences is hosting a roundtable discussion on European Studies.
Archbishop Savio Hon Tai-Fai to Speak on Blessed Gabriele M. Allegra: 11/2/12 Rev. Gabriele Allegra, O.F.M., was a scripture scholar who did the first complete translation of the Catholic bible into the Chinese language. He died in 1976.
Keynote to Highlight FDA and National Security: 11/2/12 Nov. 2, 2012 Keynote to Highlight FDA and National Security Dr. Luciana Borio of...
Wall Street Career Evening: 11/1/12 Students and alumni are invited to a networking event and panel discussion with CUA alumni in the financial industry.
CUA Best Buddies Takes First Place: 11/1/12 The Catholic University Best Buddies team was recognized for being the top fundraising D.C./Virginia chapter at the Audi Best Buddies Challenge.
Experts Discuss Boosting Catholic Schools: 10/31/12 Education department chair Merylann Schuttloffel and other experts discuss ways to boost Catholic school enrollment.
300 Students Attend Mass in Hurricane’s Wake: 10/31/12 At a Mass of Petition and Thanksgiving, held Oct. 30 in the Pryzbyla Center, students prayed for families and friends devastated by Hurricane Sandy.
Petition and Thanksgiving Mass in Hurricane's Wake: 10/30/12 The Office of Campus Ministry will hold a Mass of Petition and Thanksgiving at 4 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 30, to pray for families and friends who have been devastated by the storms related to Hurricane Sandy.
Finian's Rainbow On Stage This Weekend: 10/26/12 During Homecoming Weekend, the fall musical of the Benjamin T. Rome School of Music will be performed at Hartke Theatre.
CUA Alumnus Elevated to Cardinal: 10/25/12 Catholic University President John Garvey congratulated alumnus Archbishop Luis Tagle of Manila, Philippines on his elevation to cardinal by Pope Benedict XVI.
Countering Myths about Terrorism: 10/24/12 The Department of Sociology presents a lecture by Gary LaFree, director of the National Consortium for the Study of Terrorism and Responses to Terrorism
Exhibit: To Believe – The Spirited Art of Corita: 10/19/12 To coincide with the recent 50th anniversary of the opening of the Second Vatican Council, the Department of Art presents this exhibit on the works of Corita Kent.
Morante Conference to Present International Views: 10/19/12 In celebration of the legacy of Italian author Elsa Morante, the Italian Studies Program will host a conference on her work.
University to Host Halloween on Campus: 10/19/12 In an annual tradition, the Office of Campus Ministry will host an evening of Halloween games and trick-or-treating on campus.
CUA Co-hosts Colloquium on Christians, Business: 10/18/12 The Department of Business and Economics will co-host an international colloquium on business ethics.
Remembering Kristallnacht: 10/18/12 The event will include an historical presentation and a musical piece related to a 1938 anti-Nazi broadcast at CUA.
The FDA’s Role in Protecting National Health and Security: 10/18/12 Luciana Borio, M.D., assistant commissioner for counterterrorism policy and director, at the U.S. Food and Drug Administration will deliver the talk.
Dramatic Vatican Photo Wins First Prize : 10/17/12 A dramatic shot of the Vatican at sunset takes first place in the 2012 CUAbroad Photo Contest.
Music Lecturer Receives Prize for Dissertation: 10/16/12 Kevin O'Brien has received the 2011 Julius Herford Dissertation Prize for “Russell Woollen: Catalogue and Contextual Examination of the Sacred Music.”
2011-2012 Annual Report - The Catholic University of America: 10/8/12 The University's fiscal year-end accounting of facts, figures and campus highlights.
Fall Musical Features Broadway Choreographer: 10/5/12 Benjamin T. Rome School of Music's fall musical "Finian's Rainbow" set for Oct. 26 to 28.
Symposium Marks Vatican II Anniversary: 10/5/12 A symposium, "Reform and Renewal: Vatican II after 50 years," marked the 50th anniversary of the Second Vatican Council.
Hedda Gabler Set For Hartke Theatre: 10/3/12 This is the first performance in the 75th anniversary season of the University's drama department
Presidential Campaign: 10/3/12 Experts on the Presidential Campaign Available at CUA Experts at The Catholic University of America in Washington, D.C., are available to discuss homeland security and the war on terrorism. M...
Symposium on Poverty: 10/2/12 An interfaith look at this issue, and ways people can help fight poverty in the Washington, D.C., area.
Second Annual George Marcou Memorial Lecture: 10/2/12 Michael Arad will discuss his design for the 9/11 Memorial at the World Trade Center site.
Grand Piano Arrives to Fanfare: 9/25/12 A new 990-pound concert grand piano arrived at CUA's music school on Sept. 24 from Steinway & Sons in New York.
CUA to Host Vatican II Symposium Sept. 26-29: 9/25/12 Catholic University hosts the symposium “Reform and Renewal: Vatican II after 50 Years,” Sept. 26 to 29.
Archives Collections Related to Vatican II: 9/25/12 The Catholic University of America’s Archives houses several collections related to the Second Vatican Council.
Inaugural John Oh Memorial Lecture : 9/25/12 Victor Cha, of Georgetown University and former director of Asian affairs at the National Security Council (2004-2007), will speak on “U.S.-Korea Relations in a New Era.”
Orchestra and Choir to Perform Sept. 30: 9/25/12 CUA's Symphony Orchestra and Chamber Choir will perform music by Mozart at the National Gallery of Art, with Murry Sidlin conducting.
Experts to Discuss the Role of Catholic Voters: 9/24/12 A panel of scholars who study faith and politics will address the role of the Catholic vote.
Largest Freshman Retreat Inspires Students : 9/21/12 Nearly one third of the freshman class, 284 students, participated in the Freshman Retreat, a weekend of prayer, reflection, and bonding with new friends.
CUA Celebrates Solar Panel System : 9/21/12 The Catholic University of America today celebrated the installation of 714 solar panels in the O’Boyle Hall parking lot with a ribbon-cutting ceremony.
CUA to Dedicate D.C.'s Largest Solar Panel System: 9/20/12 On Sept. 21, The Catholic University of America (CUA) will dedicate the largest solar photovoltaic (PV) panel system in the District of Columbia
CUA-Designed Hermitage Is Dedicated: 9/20/12 Cardinal Donald Wuerl blesses a hermitage designed by CUA architecture majors that offers a place of prayer in a peaceful Washington, D.C., setting.
Exhibit: Celebrating Vatican II : 9/19/12 To celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Second Vatican Council, CUA's Department of Art has a new exhibit, featuring work from artists inspired by the spirit of the changing Church.
CUA Named to Military Friendly Schools List: 9/19/12 The Catholic University of America has been named to the Military Friendly Schools list by Victory Media.
Claim About Wife of Jesus Papyrus: 9/19/12 Experts at The Catholic University of America are available to discuss the claim that an ancient scrap of papyrus refers to Jesus having a wife.
Speakers Urge International Respect for Religion: 9/14/12 More than 150 participants attended the conference entitled "International Religious Freedom: An Imperative for Peace and the Common Good."
Cardinal Wuerl to Dedicate Urban Hermitage: 9/14/12 The city of Washington’s first hermitage will be blessed by Cardinal Donald Wuerl, archbishop of Washington and chancellor of CUA, at a dedication ceremony.
9/11 Day of Service and Remembrance : 9/13/12 Students, faculty, and staff will mark the anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks by participating in the 9/11 Day of Service and Remembrance.
50th Anniversary of Vatican II: 9/13/12 Experts at The Catholic University of America in Washington, D.C., are available to discuss the 50th anniversary of Vatican II.
Celebration of Largest Solar Panel Installation in D.C.: 9/12/12 The University will celebrate the addition of 714 solar panels, making CUA's solar panel installation the largest in D.C.
Convocation Unites Freshman and University: 9/12/12 The Class of 2016 Convocation welcomed first-year students into the academic community and invited them to join its shared pursuit of truth.
Elsa Morante and the Italian Arts: 9/7/12 This academic conference sheds new light on the work of the well-known Italian novelist Elsa Morante.
"Building community in a Mobile/Global Age": 9/7/12 Catholic University’s Center for the Study of Culture and Values begins its annual fall seminar on Monday, Sept. 24
Prayer and Pizza in CUA Residence Halls: 9/7/12 Chapels in the University's residence halls are part of ongoing efforts to enhance the spiritual experience of students during their years at CUA.
Lecture by Architect Alberto Campo Baeza: 9/7/12 Campo Baeza will deliver the lecture “Ineffable Architecture: Building Poetry by Thinking with your Hands.”
Professor Gets Grant to Find HIV Vaccine: 9/6/12 Biology Professor Venigalla Rao receives a significant grant from NIH for his HIV vaccine research.
Lecture Series Dedicated to CUA Philosopher: 9/4/12 The School of Philosophy at The Catholic University of America presents its 45th annual Fall Lecture Series, which this year will explore Aristotle’s De Anima.
Catholic University Celebrates New Academic Year: 8/30/12 The Catholic University community celebrates the start of the 2012-2013 academic year with the Mass of the Holy Spirit.
Students Greet Papal Nuncio at Annual Picnic: 8/30/12 After the Mass of the Holy Spirit to begin the new academic year, students gathered on the University Mall to greet the Apostolic Nuncio to the United States.
Playwrights to Read At Kennedy Center: 8/29/12 Four graduate student playwrights will present readings from their works Sept. 1.
University Celebrates Anniversaries of Brookland and Emancipation: 8/29/12 The School of Arts and Sciences presents lectures on the D.C. Compensated Emancipation Act and the 125th Anniversary of Brookland.
Colloquium on Christians and Business: 8/24/12 The third international colloquium on Christian Humanism in Economics and Business will take place at CUA.
Students Are Welcomed to CUA: 8/24/12 The Class of 2016 and their families gathered for welcoming remarks from President Garvey and Orientation's student coordinators.
It's Move-In Day for Class of 2016: 8/23/12 Freshman arrive on campus, ready to start the next stage of life as college students.
Backgrounds of U.S. Presidents: 8/23/12 Phillip Henderson, associate professor of politics, compares the backgrounds of nominees Barack Obama and Mitt Romney in a historical context.
Panel Discussion: 'The Catholic Vote': 8/22/12 The general election three months away, CUA presents "The Catholic Vote", a panel discussion featuring four noted scholars with expertise in religion and politics.
Professor Studies Hispanic Migration to Area: 8/22/12 Chair of Sociology Enrique Pumar received a grant from the Smithsonian Institute to direct the second phase of its Latino History Project.
Back to School News, Fall Events: 8/21/12 New students arrive for Orientation on Thursday, Aug. 23.
Counseling Center Meets Highest Standards: 8/20/12 CUA's Counseling Center has received accreditation attesting to its high standards.
Semitics Department Stands Out in Malta: 8/20/12 CUA had the largest contingent among scholars in Syriac and Christian Arabic studies at recent conferences in Malta.
CUA to Celebrate Mass of the Holy Spirit: 8/20/12 The Catholic University of America community will gather to celebrate the Mass of the Holy Spirit at 12:10 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 30.
Drama Education Students Teach and Learn: 8/16/12 Students enrolled in the Master of Arts in Theater Education program practice directing techniques at summer camp.
Professors Teach Ethical Business in Ghana: 8/13/12 Rev. Paul Sullins and Brian Engelland headed to Ghana to present a conference on conducting business ethically.
Fall Drama Productions Announced: 8/9/12 Performances include "Hedda Gabler," by Henrik Ibsen, "#crazypants," by Katherine Clair, and "Are You Now Or Have You Ever Been," by Eric Bentley.
SLIS Students Awarded Scholarships: 8/8/12 The School of Library and Information Science has named Jessica Kemp and Ying Zhang recipients of the 2012-2013 Howard and Mathilde Rovelstad Scholarship.
Schneck Appointed Acting NCSSS Dean: 8/7/12 John Garvey, President of The Catholic University of America, has appointed Stephen Schneck as acting dean of the National Catholic School of Social Service.
Theology Professor Receives Liturgical Award: 8/3/12 Monsignor Kevin Irwin received an award from the National Association for Pastoral Musicians.
Music School Presents Fall Preview: 8/1/12 Fall semester includes a variety of musical performances including "Finian's Rainbow" and "The Merry Widow."
Psychology and Athletic Performance: 7/30/12 Experts on Sports Psychology Available at CUA. Experts at The Catholic University of America in Washington, D.C., are available to discuss homeland security and the war on terrorism. M...
Solar Decathlon Team Launches Website: 7/30/12 Team Capitol D.C. Harvest has launched a website detailing its members and its mission.
CUA Hosts Washington International Piano Festival: 7/27/12 Piano students and professionals from around the world gather to learn and perform.
Students Travel to Honor Slain Olympians: 7/17/12 Five CUA students will travel to Tel Aviv on their way to the Olympic games. They continue to petition for a minute of silence for the Munich 11.
Religious Studies Professor Teaches in China: 7/16/12 William Dinges spent a week in Shanghai teaching about religion in American culture.
New Dean of Theology and Religious Studies : 7/11/12 President John Garvey has appointed Very Rev. Mark Morozowich, associate professor, as dean of the School of Theology and Religious Studies.
Franny Murray Turns 90: 7/9/12 Franny Murray, one of CUA’s most beloved people, turned 90 on July 7.
Library Science School Receives Grant: 7/2/12 The School of Library and Information Science received a $498,741 Laura Bush 21st Century Librarian grant.
University to Open on Schedule Monday, July 2: 7/1/12 The Catholic University of America will open on schedule Monday, July 2. The campus did not lose power during or after the Friday evening storm that caused widespread outages in the Washington area.
University Wins Three Catholic Press Awards: 6/29/12 The Catholic Press Association has honored Catholic University with three awards.
Nursing Dean Named Nurse Practitioner Fellow: 6/25/12 Dean of Nursing Patricia McMullen has been inducted into the Fellows of the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners (FAANP).
Solar-Powered Bus Stop Shelter Designed: 6/21/12 This spring students were challenged to create visible and comfortable solar-powered shelters where people can wait for University shuttles.
International Piano Festival July 29 - Aug. 4: 6/21/12 More than 60 faculty, guest-artists, and participants from around the world are expected at the 4th Annual Festival.
Students Ask for Minute of Silence at Olympics: 6/20/12 CUA students and recent alumni will attend the Olympic Games in London this summer. But first, they will stop in Tel Aviv to pay tribute to 11 Israeli athletes who were killed nearly 20 years before these students were even born.
CUA To Host International Piano Festival: 6/20/12 The 4th Annual Washington International Piano Festival is set for July 29 to Aug. 4.