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  • October 30, 2014

    Architecture Programs Ranked 15th

    The School of Architecture and Planning’s Master’s in City and Regional Planning (MCRP) program was named the 15th best small program of its kind in the Planetizen Guide to Graduate Urban Planning Programs, 4th Edition.

  • October 29, 2014

    Halloween Lesson Makes Chemistry Fun

    Students of chemistry professor Diane Bunce will celebrate Halloween by dressing up as their favorite elements.

  • October 27, 2014

    Cardinal Walter Kasper to Receive Quasten Award

    Cardinal Walter Kasper, president emeritus of the Pontifical Council for Promoting Christian Unity, will be honored on Thursday, Nov. 6.

  • October 27, 2014

    Religious Minorities in Middle East

    A faculty expert at The Catholic University of America in Washington, D.C., is available to comment on topics related to unrest in the Middle East, especially as they relate to religious minorities.

  • October 27, 2014

    Music School to Present the Opera Susannah

    Catholic University’s Benjamin T. Rome School of Music presents American composer Carlisle Floyd’s apocryphal tale of Susannah in an intimate staging in Ward Recital Hall Nov. 20 through 23.

  • October 24, 2014

    Tony Winner to Address Drama Department

    Robert Freedman, who won the 2014 Tony Award for Best Book of a Musical, will be coming to The Catholic University of America Department of Drama to discuss his work and answer questions about playwriting, screenwriting, and Broadway theatre.

  • October 24, 2014

    Cardinal Gerhard Müller to Speak on Campus

    Cardinal Gerhard Müller will speak Nov. 3 on the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith.

  • October 23, 2014

    Monsignor Irwin Honored for Liturgical Work

    Monsignor Kevin Irwin was recently named the winner of the Frederick McManus Award by the Federation of Diocesan Liturgical Commissions.

  • October 21, 2014

    Certificate Focuses on Christian-Muslim Relations

    Beginning in spring 2015, the School of Theology and Religious Studies at The Catholic University of America in Washington, D.C., will offer a new academic program, an online Certificate in Christian-Muslim Relations.

  • October 17, 2014

    A Grand Dedication for a Grand Building

    Catholic University’s newly renovated LEED-certified Father O’Connell Hall was dedicated Oct. 17 on the first day of Cardinal Weekend.

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