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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 27, 2014

    Faith and the Vote

    Politics Professor John Kenneth White was quoted in an America story on the faith vote

  • October 22, 2014

    Q-and-A with President John Garvey

    President John Garvey was featured in an Oct. 22 America Q-and-A about his leadership of CUA as a lay president.

  • October 22, 2014

    Midterm Elections

    Matthew Green, associate professor of politics, was interviewed on EWTN Nightly News for a story on the midterm elections.

  • October 22, 2014

    Feast Day of St. John Paul II

    Andreas Widmer, director of entrepreneurship programs for the school of business, was interviewed on EWTN News Nightly on the first feast day of St. John Paul II. Widmer was a member of the Swiss Guard when the saint was pope.

  • October 18, 2014

    Language at the Synod

    Rev. Anthony McLaughlin, assistant professor of canon law, was quoted in a Washington Post story on the Synod of Bishops.

  • October 15, 2014

    Church Explains Sexual Mores With Economics

    Stephen Schneck, director of the Institute for Policy Research and Catholic Studies and associate professor of politics, was quoted in an Atlantic story.

  • October 15, 2014

    Annulments in the U.S.

    Rev. Anthony McLaughlin, assistant professor of canon law, was quoted on the annulment process in the United States in a Washington Times article

  • October 15, 2014

    ISIS' Justification for Attacks

    Jon Anderson, professor of anthropology and director of CUA's Islamic World Studies program, was quoted in a Washington Times story on how ISIS is reconciling their attacks.

  • October 14, 2014

    Synod Mid-Term Report

    Bill Mattison, associate professor of moral theology, was a guest on EWTN News Nightly to discuss the Synod on the Family mid-term report.

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Julio Bermudez

Julio Bermudez, Ph.D.

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Architectural Phenomenology, Relationship Between Architecture/Culture/Spirituality, Philosophy of Architecture, Neuroscience and Architecture, Design Theory and Methods 

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The Physics of Rugby

The Physics of Rugby

Trevor Lipscombe

Blending simple physics with anecdotes from the world of rugby, this informative reference demonstrates how to improve rugby techniques. Tackling, passing, running, and kicking are analyzed from a scientific perspective, incorporating Newton’s Laws, and then discussed in the wider context of the game. This valuable guide will not only instruct but also entertain sports-oriented students of all levels.

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