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  • September 22, 2014

    Freshman Retreat Inspires Students, Leaders

    Earlier this month, approximately 270 first-year students took part in the Office of Campus Ministry’s Freshman Retreat at Sandy Hill Camp in North East, Md.

  • September 22, 2014

    University Collects Material for Composting

    Beginning Tuesday, Sept. 23, the University will collect food waste for composting in the Edward J. Pryzbyla University Center.

  • September 20, 2014

    Alumnus Named New Archbishop of Chicago

    Pope Francis has named Most Rev. Blase Cupich, bishop of Spokane, to be the new archbishop of Chicago. He will succeed Cardinal Francis George, O.M.I.

  • September 19, 2014

    Fall Philosophy Lecture Series

    The Catholic University of America School of Philosophy presents its 47th annual Fall Lecture Series, which this year explores the theme Music and Philosophy.

  • September 18, 2014

    Alum Joins Prestigious List of MacArthur Fellows

    Catholic University alumna Pamela O. Long, M.S.W. 1971, was among 21 “geniuses” named to the 2014 class of MacArthur Fellows.

  • September 18, 2014

    Professor Honored by University of Dayton

    Philosophy Professor Thérèse-Anne Druart was recently honored by the University of Dayton with its 2014 Marianist Award.

  • September 16, 2014

    Canadian Bishop Visits School of Engineering

    The School of Engineering honors Bishop Vincent Nguyen of Toronto during a special lunch Sept. 8.

  • September 16, 2014

    Crough Center LEED EB: O+M Certified

    Faculty, staff, students, and administrators gathered Monday, Sept. 15 to acknowledge the Edward M. Crough Center for Architectural Studies being designated LEED Existing Buildings Operations and Maintenance (EB: O+M) certified.

  • September 16, 2014

    Students Learn Through Summer Internships

    Even though many Catholic University students weren't in classes over the summer, they didn't take a break from learning.

  • September 12, 2014

    Walton Critic of Architecture

    The School of Architecture and Planning (CUArch) announces its 2014 Walton Critic, architect Eliana Bórmida.

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