CUA Magazine Fall 2005

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David Driskell: Changing the Face of Art History
As late as the 1980s, African-American art was all but excluded from U.S. art museums and no black artists were mentioned in leading textbooks on American art history. One man has been instrumental in changing that situation: CUA alumnus David Driskell, M.F.A. 1962.

A New Life for Cardinal Hall
For 90 years it served CUA as a dining and residence hall, first under the name Graduate Hall and later as University Center. Now this imposing Gothic building on Michigan Avenue is poised to become the university’s ambassador in stone and mortar. Read about its proposed transformation in this, the second in the continuing “Pride of Place” series of articles.

My Favorite Teacher, The Final Installment
When we asked CUA’s alumni to write a tribute to their favorite CUA professor, more than two dozen of you responded. Here’s our final selection of heartfelt essays.

CUA Honors Football Star/Community Leader and 8 Graduates
At its annual Evening of Celebration, Catholic University recognized humanitarian and former NFL star Darrell Green, as well as eight distinguished alumni.

Discourse
Getting ‘Extreme' Leads to Success
Assistant Professor Andrew Abela devised his "Extreme Presentation" for a CUA Market Research class, but some of America's leading corporations are now asking for it, too.

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Revised: November 2005

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