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At Home in Brookland
A university is not an island; it is bound subtly and indelibly to the place that surrounds it. For Catholic University, that place is Brookland, a neighborhood of tree-lined streets, eclectic architecture and a rich legacy.

Finding God in Wood: Former Seminarian Carves His Way to Acclaim
Furniture maker Keith Fritz is just 29 and is already creating one-of-a-kind pieces for big-name clients. Find out why interior designers are calling this Theological College graduate one of the nation’s best furniture makers.

Teaching the Bible to Senators
Because of a passing comment she made one day in her dining room, Naomi Rosenblatt, M.S.W. 1977, found herself leading a weekly Bible study for U.S. senators.

WW II’s ‘Greatest Soldier’
He flunked out of West Point, disobeyed his superior’s directives, and was once dubbed a “rip-roaring drunk,” but Gen. Terry Allen, B.A. 1912, has also been called the greatest American soldier of World War II.

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Senior Engineering Students ‘Discover the Hover’
If you didn’t know you were looking at a hovercraft, someone would have to tell you. Movement of any sort seems dubious. But mechanical engineering students set out to construct such an amphibious vehicle from scratch during the 2005-2006 academic year.

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