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  • August 29, 2014

    Cardinal Calls for Solidarity at CUA Mass

    Cardinal Donald Wuerl gave an impassioned plea to speak up for those being persecuted, tortured, and killed for their religious beliefs in Iraq and Syria.

  • August 28, 2014

    Students Called to Action During Holy Spirit Mass

    The Catholic University of America community received a message of inspiration and solidarity during the Mass of the Holy Spirit Aug. 28.

  • August 25, 2014

    Drama Professor Directs Prison Production

    Drama Professor Gary Sloan worked with the nonprofit Rehabilitation Through the Arts to stage a performance of "Macbeth" in a New York prison.

  • August 22, 2014

    Professors Share Similar Journeys to CUA

    Though they never knew each other before joining the CUA faculty, Nancy Adleman and Sahana Kukke had very similar life paths to get to the University.

  • August 22, 2014

    What is Recyclable?

    Catholic University participates in single-stream recycling. That means all recyclables can be placed in the same bin.

  • August 22, 2014

    Improved Recycling, Composting Measures

    In an effort to decrease landfill waste, the University’s Office of Facilities Operations has partnered with Waste Management, North America’s largest residential recycler, to improve recycling efforts on campus.

  • August 21, 2014

    New Students Warmly Welcomed During Move-In

    The Catholic University of America campus burst to life the morning of Aug. 24 as hundreds of freshmen from around the country moved into their residence halls for the first time.

  • August 20, 2014

    Back to School News

    New students are set to arrive at The Catholic University of America for Orientation 2014 on Thursday, Aug. 21. The move-in date for returning students is Saturday, Aug. 23.

  • August 18, 2014

    Mother-Daughter Professors Make CUA Home

    Julia Young took a job as an assistant professor at Catholic University in 2011. Two years later, her mother joined her at the University.

  • August 14, 2014

    Physics Researcher to Receive Award

    Chigomezyo Ngwira, a research post-doctoral fellow in the Department of Physics at The Catholic University of America, will receive the American Geophysical Union (AGU) Science for Solutions award in December.

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