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Catholic University experts are available to comment on a wide range of subjects, and offer analysis on current events.

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  • October 8, 2015

    Experts on Synod of Bishops on the Family

    Experts at The Catholic University of America in Washington, D.C., are available to discuss the XIV Ordinary General Assembly of the Synod of Bishops on the Family.

  • October 5, 2015

    Albert Einstein

    Trevor Lipscombe, director of The Catholic University of America Press, was featured in an Oct. 5 Q-and-A about Albert Einstein in Brazilian magazine Revista do Instituto Humanitas Unisinos.

  • September 27, 2015

    Pope Francis Visits Philly Prison

    Cara Drinan, associate professor, law, was interviewed by Catholic News Service about Pope Francis's visit to a Philadelphia correctional facility.

  • September 26, 2015

    Pope Francis Promotes Environmental Protection

    Lucia Silecchia, professor, law, was interviewed (with a Spanish voiceover) by a Venezuelan TV station about Pope Francis's work promoting environmental protection.

  • September 24, 2015

    Professor Pecknold interviewed on Papal Visit

    Chad Pecknold, associate professor, theology and religious studies, was quoted in numerous stories on the Pope's visit.

  • September 24, 2015

    Students React to Pope's Visit

    CUA students and alumni provided reactions to many media outlets following the visit of Pope Francis to CUA on Sept. 23.

  • September 24, 2015

    Professor Schneck Quoted on Pope's Visit

    Stephen Schneck, director, Institute for Policy Research & Catholic Studies, was quoted in dozens of articles on the Pope's visit.

  • September 23, 2015

    Baby Boomers and Pope Francis

    Christopher Born, clinical assistant professor of religion and culture, was quoted in a Sept. 23 Forbes article about Catholic Baby Boomers’ views on Pope Francis.

  • September 21, 2015

    Musicians Prepare for Pope's Visit

    Grayson Wagstaff, dean, School of Music; Simeone Tartaglione, orchestra conductor; Leo Nestor, chamber choir director; alumni; and students were featured in a Wall Street Journal video on musicians preparing for the Pope's Mass.

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Christopher Raub

Christopher B. Raub, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Tissue Engineering, Biophotonics, Mechanobiology, Cancer Diagnostics, Orthopedics 

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Ethics Essentials for Business Leaders

Ethics Essentials for Business Leaders

Brian Engelland

Written from a practically-minded, pro-business viewpoint, this compact handbook offers advice on the appropriate role of a business leader’s ethics, as informed by culture and religious beliefs, toward developing and ensuring an ethical organization. Why business leaders make bad decisions, natural law, corporate social responsibility and the relationship between laws and ethics are all discussed.

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