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  • February 9, 2016

    South African Archbishop to Speak at CUA

    South African Cardinal Wilfrid Napier, archbishop of Durban, will speak on racial reconciliation on Wednesday, Feb. 17, and will deliver the annual Cardinal Dearden Lecture on Thursday, Feb. 18.

  • February 5, 2016

    Music Student Receives Helen Hayes Nomination

    Senior John Sygar, who studies in the Music School, was among the talented local performers to receive a nomination this week for the 2016 Helen Hayes Awards.

  • February 5, 2016

    Into the Woods Offers Fairy Tales with an Edge

    Audiences will experience an inventive take on storybook characters this month as the Music School presents its spring production, Into the Woods.

  • February 3, 2016

    Catholics For Family Peace Joins NCSSS

    Catholics for Family Peace has become part of the National Catholic School of Social service.

  • January 29, 2016

    Aquinas Mass a Reminder of God's Love

    Members of the University community were encouraged to take solace in God's love during CUA's annual Mass honoring Thomas Aquinas.

  • January 28, 2016

    Conference on Business and Human Ecology

    The Napa Institute and The Catholic University of America School of Business and Economics are hosting a conference titled “Human Ecology: Integrating Business and 125 Years of Catholic Social Doctrine” March 16 through 18, at CUA in Washington, D.C.

  • January 22, 2016

    Student Reflects on MLK Day of Service

    Michaela Shea, a senior English major, reflects on the MLK Day of Service.

  • January 19, 2016

    Annual Aquinas Mass to Be Nationally Televised

    The Catholic University of America and the Dominican House of Studies, in association with the National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA), will kick off the second semester of the academic year and National Catholic Schools Week at the annual University Mass on the patronal feast day of St. Thomas Aquinas.

  • January 19, 2016

    Yale Professor to Speak on Faith

    Carlos M.N. Eire, a Yale University professor and National Book Award winner, will talk about how his experiences as a Cuban-American contribute to his faith on Monday, January 25.

  • January 15, 2016

    Executive Director of Communications Hired

    President John Garvey announced today that the University has hired Elise Italiano as the new Executive Director of University Communications, effective Feb. 15, 2016.

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