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  • Aug 01,2017 10:00 am - 11:00 am

    The Nest Updates Summer Training

    Learn the new updates to The Nest and how they can help your office promote events and stay current on campus. Personalized questi... more

  • Aug 01,2017 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

    Athletic Medical Forms due by August 1

    If you will be participating in intercollegiate athletics, please return athletic medical forms to the athletic training departmen... more

  • Aug 01,2017 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

    Orientation registration Deadline

    Registration for Orientation 2017 closes today!... more

  • Aug 09,2017 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

    Virtual Information Session

    Are you or anyone you know thinking about graduate school? Join us online for a virtual  information session to learn about w... more

  • Aug 10,2017 10:00 am - 11:00 am

    The Nest Updates Summer Training

    Learn the new updates to The Nest and how they can help your office promote events and stay current on campus. Personalized questi... more

  • Aug 15,2017 1:00 am - 11:45 pm

    Feast of the Assumption

    The University will be closed in observance of the Feast of the Assumption. ... more

  • Aug 16,2017 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

    Orientation for First-Year Law Students

    Orientation for first-year at the Columbus School of Law will be held Wednesday, Aug. 16, to Friday, Aug. 18.Learn more at ht... more

  • Aug 21,2017 8:00 am - 8:00 pm

    Fall Semester Begins for Law School

    The fall semester begins for students enrolled in the Columbus School of Law.Learn more at http://www.law.edu. ... more

  • Aug 22,2017 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

    Disability Support Services Smart Start 2017

    Smart Start 2017 is a two-day orientation hosted by The Office of Disability Support Services (DSS) for incomi... more

  • Aug 23,2017 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

    Upload Cardinal Card Photo due August 23

    Cardinal Card is your official University identification card. The card displays your photo and student ID number. Go to go.cua.ed... more

  • Aug 23,2017 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

    International Student Orientation: August 23

    The Office of International Student and Scholar Services will hold an additional orientation that is required for all F-... more

  • Aug 24,2017 8:30 am - 1:00 pm

    New Graduate Student Orientation

    The New Graduate Student Orientation provides a general introduction to graduate life at CUA. New graduate students will hear from... more

  • Aug 24,2017 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

    Orientation

    Welcome to Orientation 2017!... more

  • Aug 24,2017 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

    New Graduate Student Welcoming Reception

    Come join your fellow new graduate students at a reception in historic McMahon Hall. Meet and greet members of the CUA faculty and... more

  • Aug 27,2017 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

    Tuition Refund Plan, due by August 27, 2017

    Given the substantial financial commitment that students and families make to pay for education, the University offers an optional... more

  • Aug 28,2017 8:00 am - 10:00 pm

    Opening of Classes

    Courses for the fall 2017 begin. ... more

  • Aug 28,2017 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

    Education Abroad 101 Info Session

    Interested in studying abroad? Don't know where to start?  Get started with our Study Abroad 101 session! This sess... more

  • Aug 29,2017 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

    Education Abroad 101 Info Session

    Interested in studying abroad? Don't know where to start?  Get started with our Study Abroad 101 session! This sess... more

  • Aug 30,2017 9:00 am - 10:00 am

    Happy Hour of Training

    Fulfill your mandatory requirement of at least two members of your organization attending a training session. This training is whe... more

  • Aug 30,2017 10:00 am - 11:00 am

    Happy Hour of Training

    Fulfill your mandatory requirement of at least two members of your organization attending a training session. This training is whe... more

  • Aug 30,2017 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

    Happy Hour of Training

    Fulfill your mandatory requirement of at least two members of your organization attending a training session. This training is whe... more

  • Aug 30,2017 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

    Happy Hour of Training

    Fulfill your mandatory requirement of at least two members of your organization attending a training session. This training is whe... more

  • Aug 30,2017 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

    Happy Hour of Training

    Fulfill your mandatory requirement of at least two members of your organization attending a training session. This training is whe... more

  • Aug 31,2017 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm

    Mass of the Holy Spirit

    The Mass of the Holy Spirit marks the opening of the academic year. Mass will be held at 12:30 p.m. No classes will be held betwee... more

  • Aug 31,2017 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

    Happy Hour of Training

    Fulfill your mandatory requirement of at least two members of your organization attending a training session. This training is whe... more

  • Aug 31,2017 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

    Happy Hour of Training

    Fulfill your mandatory requirement of at least two members of your organization attending a training session. This training is whe... more

  • Aug 31,2017 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

    Happy Hour of Training

    Fulfill your mandatory requirement of at least two members of your organization attending a training session. This training is whe... more

  • Aug 31,2017 4:00 pm - 4:30 pm

    Rome Info Session

    CUA in Rome offers academic programs that let you explore the city: its art, literature, music, history, rich culinary tradition, ... more

  • Aug 31,2017 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

    Happy Hour of Training

    Fulfill your mandatory requirement of at least two members of your organization attending a training session. This training is whe... more

  • Aug 31,2017 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

    Happy Hour of Training

    Fulfill your mandatory requirement of at least two members of your organization attending a training session. This training is whe... more

  • Aug 31,2017 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

    Happy Hour of Training

    Fulfill your mandatory requirement of at least two members of your organization attending a training session. This training is whe... more

  • Aug 31,2017 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm

    Happy Hour of Training

    Fulfill your mandatory requirement of at least two members of your organization attending a training session. This training is whe... more

  • Sep 01,2017 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

    Oxford Info Session

    Study in one of the world’s most prestigious universities! This program features a variety of custom designed tutorials... more

  • Sep 04,2017 12:00 am - 11:45 pm

    Labor Day

    The University will be closed in observance of Labor Day. ... more

  • Sep 04,2017 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

    Education Abroad 101 Info Session

    Interested in studying abroad? Don't know where to start?  Get started with our Study Abroad 101 session! This sess... more

  • Sep 05,2017 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

    Education Abroad 101 Info Session

    Interested in studying abroad? Don't know where to start?  Get started with our Study Abroad 101 session! This sess... more

  • Sep 06,2017 9:00 am - 10:30 am

    Class of 2021 Convocation

    The Catholic University of America will welcome the Class of 2021 at Freshman Convocation. ... more

  • Sep 06,2017 11:00 am - 2:00 pm

    Study Abroad Fair

    Change the way you see the world through study abroad experience! Find out more about our study abroad programs and destinati... more

  • Sep 06,2017 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

    Education Abroad 101 Info Session

    Interested in studying abroad? Don't know where to start?  Get started with our Study Abroad 101 session! This sess... more

  • Sep 07,2017 4:00 pm - 4:30 pm

    Rome Info Session

    CUA in Rome offers academic programs that let you explore the city: its art, literature, music, history, rich culinary tradition, ... more

  • Sep 08,2017 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

    Oxford Info Session

    Study in one of the world’s most prestigious universities! This program features a variety of custom designed tutorials... more

  • Sep 08,2017 5:00 pm - 3:30 pm

    Freshman Retreat

    Freshman Retreat is the biggest retreat of the year!  Join over 300 first year students on a weekend-long experience of commu... more

  • Sep 10,2017 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

    Bible Study

    Deepen your relationship with God.  Take time each week to journey with others through the gospels.  Explore through pra... more

  • Sep 11,2017 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

    Education Abroad 101 Info Session

    Interested in studying abroad? Don't know where to start?  Get started with our Study Abroad 101 session! This sess... more

  • Sep 12,2017 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

    The Nest Updates Fall Training

    Learn the new updates to The Nest and how they can help your office promote events and stay current on campus. Personalized questi... more

  • Sep 12,2017 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

    Education Abroad 101 Info Session

    Interested in studying abroad? Don't know where to start?  Get started with our Study Abroad 101 session! This sess... more

  • Sep 13,2017 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

    Education Abroad 101 Info Session

    Interested in studying abroad? Don't know where to start?  Get started with our Study Abroad 101 session! This sess... more

  • Sep 13,2017 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

    Emerging Leaders: Introduction & True Colors

    This is the introduction workshop for Emerging Leaders. Students will complete the True Colors self-assessment to learn about them... more

  • Sep 14,2017 4:00 pm - 4:30 pm

    Rome Info Session

    CUA in Rome offers academic programs that let you explore the city: its art, literature, music, history, rich culinary tradition, ... more

  • Sep 15,2017 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

    Oxford Info Session

    Study in one of the world’s most prestigious universities! This program features a variety of custom designed tutorials... more

  • Sep 17,2017 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

    Bible Study

    Deepen your relationship with God.  Take time each week to journey with others through the gospels.  Explore through pra... more

  • Sep 18,2017 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

    The Nest Updates Fall Training

    Learn the new updates to The Nest and how they can help your office promote events and stay current on campus. Personalized questi... more

  • Sep 18,2017 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

    Education Abroad 101 Info Session

    Interested in studying abroad? Don't know where to start?  Get started with our Study Abroad 101 session! This sess... more

  • Sep 18,2017 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm

    Graduate Welcome Dinner

    Welcome to Catholic University!  Your presence as a graduate student is a blessing for our community.  Join us for dinne... more

  • Sep 19,2017 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

    Education Abroad 101 Info Session

    Interested in studying abroad? Don't know where to start?  Get started with our Study Abroad 101 session! This sess... more

  • Sep 20,2017 8:00 am - 7:00 pm

    ICCC Program- Executive Education Session

    75 to 100 small businesses from Washington, DC. participating in the ICIC educational program. Additional attendees are the leader... more

  • Sep 20,2017 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

    Education Abroad 101 Info Session

    Interested in studying abroad? Don't know where to start?  Get started with our Study Abroad 101 session! This sess... more

  • Sep 20,2017 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

    Emerging Leaders: Digital Identity and Wellnss

    Participants will examine their digital identity and see the lasting impact it has on being an effective leader.  "You have o... more

  • Sep 21,2017 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

    The Nest Updates Fall Training

    Learn the new updates to The Nest and how they can help your office promote events and stay current on campus. Personalized questi... more

  • Sep 21,2017 4:00 pm - 4:30 pm

    Rome Info Session

    CUA in Rome offers academic programs that let you explore the city: its art, literature, music, history, rich culinary tradition, ... more

  • Sep 22,2017 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

    Oxford Info Session

    Study in one of the world’s most prestigious universities! This program features a variety of custom designed tutorials... more

  • Sep 24,2017 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

    Bible Study

    Deepen your relationship with God.  Take time each week to journey with others through the gospels.  Explore through pra... more

  • Sep 24,2017 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

    Match Party

    Who doesn't want more friends?? Come to Best Buddies kickoff event in the Pryz with food, friendship, and laughter. We will be mak... more

  • Sep 25,2017 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

    Application Deadline Countdown: 7 Days left!

    Have you chosen your study abroad program yet? Only 7 days left until the application deadline. Make sure to apply before time run... more

  • Sep 25,2017 12:30 pm - 1:00 pm

    Monthly Graduate Liturgy

    Gather with your fellow classmates each month for a celebration of the Eucharist.  Take for prayer and fellowship. ... more

  • Sep 25,2017 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

    Education Abroad 101 Info Session

    Interested in studying abroad? Don't know where to start?  Get started with our Study Abroad 101 sessions! This ses... more

  • Sep 26,2017 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

    Education Abroad 101 Info Session

    Interested in studying abroad? Don't know where to start?  Get started with our Study Abroad 101 sessions! This ses... more

  • Sep 27,2017 10:00 am - 11:00 am

    The Nest Updates Fall Training

    Learn the new updates to The Nest and how they can help your office promote events and stay current on campus. Personalized questi... more

  • Sep 27,2017 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

    Education Abroad 101 Info Session

    Interested in studying abroad? Don't know where to start?  Get started with our Study Abroad 101 sessions! This ses... more

  • Sep 28,2017 4:00 pm - 4:30 pm

    Rome Info Session

    CUA in Rome offers academic programs that let you explore the city: its art, literature, music, history, rich culinary tradition, ... more

  • Sep 28,2017 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

    Open House

    Are you or anyone you know thinking about graduate school? Join our Open House or Information Webinar to learn about what a M... more

  • Sep 29,2017 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

    Oxford Info Session

    Study in one of the world’s most prestigious universities! This program features a variety of custom designed tutorials... more

  • Oct 02,2017 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

    Education Abroad 101 Info Session

    Interested in studying abroad? Don't know where to start?  Get started with our Study Abroad 101 sessions! This ses... more

  • Oct 03,2017 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

    Education Abroad 101 Info Session

    Interested in studying abroad? Don't know where to start?  Get started with our Study Abroad 101 sessions! This ses... more

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Music Professor Named Conductor of Pro Arte Chamber Orchestra of Greater Washington
Simeone Tartaglione, clinical assistant director of conducting, has been appointed principal conductor of the Pro Arte Chamber Orchestra of Greater Washington (PACO).

Biology Student Receives Prestigious Dissertation Fellowship
Goli Yamini, a Ph.D. candidate in biology, was recently selected to receive an American Association of University Women (AAUW) American Dissertation Fellowship for the 2017-2018 academic year.

Catholic University Contributes to First-Ever Convocation of Catholic Leaders
President John Garvey, Provost Andrew Abela, Deans William Bowman and Will Rainford, and two professors from The Catholic University of America participated in the recent Convocation of Catholic Leaders.

High School Students Create a Force for Good at Summer Business Institute
Eighty-three rising high school juniors and seniors from 18 states and two countries came to Catholic University’s campus in June to take part in the Second Annual Summer Business Institute at the Busch School of Business and Economics.

Catholic University to Present Concert by Sistine Chapel Choir
The Catholic University of America will present a free concert by the Sistine Chapel Choir on Sept. 20 as part of a three-city tour that marks the choir’s first visit to the United States in more than 30 years.

University Honored for Marketing, Communication Efforts
The Catholic University of America was honored with multiple awards recognizing web stories on the University homepage, The Catholic University of America magazine, and University marketing and advertising plans.

President Garvey Addresses Federalist Society
University President John Garvey addressed students and alumni from the Columbus School of Law earlier this month during a summer reception hosted by the Federalist Society.

High School Students to Compete in Shark Tank at Catholic University
More than 80 high school students from around the country will compete in a version of the popular TV show Shark Tank at 9 a.m. Friday, June 23, at The Catholic University of America, but with a twist.

Discovery of Early Christian Texts Discussed during Origen Colloquium
The discovery of lost homilies led The Catholic University of America Center for the Study of Early Christianity to devote a two-day colloquium to their exploration and interpretation.

Campus Ministry-Beacon House Collaboration Empowers Young Girls
Since becoming a member of the Maryland-DC Campus Compact (MDCCC) in fall 2013, the Office of Campus Ministry has strengthened the University’s commitment to the neighboring northeast D.C. community.

The Catholic University of America Adopts New Governance Structure
On Tuesday, June 6, 2017, The Catholic University of America’s Board of Trustees adopted a new governance structure intended to permit greater lay participation in the affairs of the University while preserving its uniquely Catholic character.

University Students On a Mission
Catholic University students and faculty participated last month in a variety of study abroad and community outreach opportunities in the United States and around the globe.

Catholic University Mourns the Passing of Cardinal Lubomyr Husar

Conference Marks 500th Anniversary of the Protestant Reformation
Prominent scholars from Catholic and Lutheran churches gathered at The Catholic University of America this week for a conference commemorating the 500th anniversary of the beginning of the Protestant Reformation.

President John Garvey Appoints New IPR Director

Former IPR Director Featured in Crux
Stephen Schneck, former director of Catholic University’s Institute for Policy Research & Catholic Studies (IPR), was featured in Crux on May 31 for his years of work promoting research from a distinctly Catholic perspective.

Law Graduates 'Ready to Be an Example to Others'
New graduates emerged strong and confident on May 26, as students concluded their law school careers to the cheers of family and friends during the Law School's 128th Commencement at the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception in Washington, DC.

Music Professor Delivers TEDx Talk
Maestro Simeone Tartaglione, conductor of the CUA Symphony Orchestra, gave a presentation at a TEDx event at Montgomery Blair High School in Silver Spring, Md.

University Faculty in the Media on President Trump’s Meeting with Pope Francis
Pope Francis and President Donald Trump met for 30 minutes today. Ahead of the meeting, many speculated what they might discuss. Several Catholic University faculty members have weighed in on the conversation.

Faculty Members Trained on Effective Grant Writing Techniques during Weeklong Retreat
Thirteen faculty members had an opportunity to polish their grant writing skills during a weeklong writing retreat sponsored by the University Writing Center and the Office of Sponsored Programs. The retreat, which took place the week of May 15, included guest speakers, webinars, and scheduled time daily for focused writing.

Professor’s Suicide Intervention Verified Effective for Inpatient Treatment
Last month, the Menninger Clinic, a renowned mental health care system, released findings< of a controlled comparison trial that found that Collaborative Assessment and Management of Suicidality (CAMS) “helps to accelerate the benefits of treatment for suicidal psychiatric patients during hospitalization and post discharge.”

Freshman Business Students Win Awards at International Competition
Four freshman business students represented The Catholic University of America at the 2017 International Business Ethics Case Competition (IBECC) last month, winning awards in several divisions. The competition drew 33 college teams from six different countries.

President John Garvey Appoints New School of Engineering Dean
University President John Garvey has appointed John Judge as the dean of the School of Engineering, effective June 1, 2017. Judge has served as the associate dean of the engineering school since June 1, 2016. He succeeds Charles C. Nguyen, who has been appointed dean emeritus.

Wall Street Journal Columnist Peggy Noonan to Address Catholic University Graduates
Peggy Noonan, Pulitzer Prize-winning Wall Street Journal columnist, author, and former special assistant and speechwriter to President Ronald Reagan, will address the Class of 2017 at The Catholic University of America Commencement Ceremony on Saturday, May 13, 2017.

Former Israeli Ambassador to the Vatican Addresses Faculty and Students
In a presentation titled “Holy Land Holy See,” Visiting Assistant Professor Zion Evrony, who served as Israeli ambassador to the Vatican from 2012 to 2016, described Catholic-Jewish relations as “excellent.”

President Trump Recognizes Catholic University Professor for Legal Work in Little Sisters Case
Associate Professor of Law Mark Rienzi and his clients, the Little Sisters of the Poor, were recognized May 4 in a ceremony at the White House, where President Donald Trump signed an executive order protecting religious liberty.

Architecture Students Find Design Inspiration in Brookland Neighborhood
Students from The Catholic University of America School of Architecture and Planning shared theoretical designs for a mixed-use sustainable housing building in the D.C. neighborhood of Brookland April 26 before a panel of residents and professional architects. The projects, which were the result of a Sustainable Urban Housing Studio taught by Assistant Professor Patricia Andrasik.

Faculty Honored during Spring Luncheon
Three professors at The Catholic University of America were honored for their teaching achievements during this year’s Spring Faculty Luncheon held in the Edward J. Pryzbyla University Center on May 2. Also recognized at the event were six retiring faculty members from the schools of law, canon law, and theology and religious studies.

Luther and the Shaping of the Catholic Tradition
This year marks the 500th anniversary of the beginning of the Protestant Reformation. Rather than focusing on the differences between the Lutheran and Catholic churches, an upcoming conference will mark this anniversary by focusing on better understanding the way Martin Luther came out of, engaged with, and shaped the Catholic tradition.

University Students Participate in CIA Mini-Simulation
Recruiters from the CIA conducted an analytic simulation at The Catholic University of America in which 22  undergraduates acted as intelligence analysts during a mock health crisis in a fictional foreign country.

Doctoral Student Awarded Grant for Research in Comparative Scripture
Maria Enid Rodriguez received a Mellon/American Council of Learned Societies Dissertation Completion Fellowship.

Business School to Offer Master of Science in Ecclesial Administration and Management
The program will begin this fall. 

Professor Delivers Inaugural Lecture as Fr. Kurt Pritzl, O.P., Chair of Philosophy
Professor Timothy Noone honored the memory of the much-beloved priest who led the School of Philosophy prior to his death in 2011 with a talk on the history of philosophy. 

Sociology Chair Heads to Spain as Fulbright Lecturer
Enrique Pumar has been named a Senior Fulbright Lecturer. 

Choir Members Invited to Appear with L.A. Philharmonic
The performance will take place April 26, 2018, at the Kennedy Center. 

Washington Post Features Band Led by Religious in Residence
The paper features a story about Force of Habit, a band led by four sisters, religious is residence who are studying here.

University Research Day Highlights Discovery and Collaboration
Hundreds of members of the Catholic University community had the opportunity to share their academic findings during the second annual Research Day.

Lawyer Petitioning on Behalf of Ivan Teleguz, Governor "Should Be Commended"
Cara Drinan, law professor, says "Governor [Terry] McAuliffe should be commended for commuting Mr. Teleguz's sentence to life withouth parole."

Tour of Macbeth Stages around Washington, D.C.
Students share the production with the D.C. area community through a new program called CUActing tour.

University Community Unites to Raise $324,678 in Founders Day Giving Challenge
More than 1,000 individuals donated in a record-breaking show of support. 

Why Can't a Feminist Be Pro-Life?
Is it possible for an inclusive feminist movement to involve people with pro-life views? That was debated during an April 10 panel discussion.

Actor and Veterans Advocate Gary Sinise Honored with University's Gibbons Medal
Emmy and Golden Globe Award-winning actor Gary Sinise was honored this past weekend with the 2017 James Cardinal Gibbons Medal. 

European Union Ambassador to the United States Speaks on Foreign Affairs
David O'Sullivan talked to students, faculty, and staff about the state of the world.

University Mourns the Deaths of Palm Sunday Terror Victims in Egypt
The University joins the Holy Father and the bishops of the United States in mourning the deaths of all those who died yesterday in the terror attack on two churches in Egypt.

Law Professor Supports Clemency Petition
Law Professor Cara Drinan is working with a team of lawyers who filed a clemency petition on behalf of Ivan Teleguz, who is scheduled to executed in Virginia on April 25.

Celebrating 130 Years
The University celebrated its 130th anniversary with the Founders Day Giving Challenge. 

Athletics Receives $1.5 Million for New Multi-Use Field and Outdoor Space
Thanks to the generosity of Joe and Christine Carlini, the University will break ground in early 2018 on a new outdoor field space.

Senior Art Project Addresses Gun Violence
A studio art major set up 91 empty chairs draped in different colored T-shirts on the National Mall. 

University Archives Chronicles U.S. Catholic Experience in World War I
The University is making hundreds of documents available online to the public free of charge in a new website. 

John E. Higgins Jr. Receives the John Fanning Center for Labor Studies Distinguished Achievement Award
Law students, alumni, and faculty gathered together for the semester's final installment of the CUA Law Advantage in Action Series. 

University Awarded NASA Cooperative Agreement for Space Science Research
The Institute for Astrophysics and Computational Sciences is part of a team recently awarded a NASA cooperative agreement. 

Wall Street Journal Columnist Peggy Noonan to Address Graduates
Peggy Noonan will address the Class of 2017.

Archbishop Gomez Speaks on Immigration
Los Angeles Archbishop Jose Gomez delivered a message about the need for immigration reform to students.

University Mourns the Passing of Former Trustee Cardinal William H. Keeler
The University remembers Cardinal William H. Keeler, the 14th archibishop of Baltimore.

Music School Alumna Wins Prestigious Metropolitan Opera Competition
Opera singer Vanessa Vasquez was named a winner of the Metropolitan Opera National Council Audition.

University Students Studying in London Are Confirmed to Be Safe
The University has learned that nine undergraduates studying in London are safe and accounted for following the terrorist attack on Westminster Bridge.

Doctoral Student Selected for Doris Duke Fellowship
Anna Davis, a doctoral student in clinical psychology, has been selected for a Doris Duke Fellowship.

Deans, Faculty Explore Integration of Faith and Ecology Curricula at Seminaries
Seminary deans and faculty explored ways of integrating faith and ecology into their theology curricula.

University to Add Varsity Golf and Rowing in 2018
The Athletics Department has announced the addition of four varsity sports.

University Knights Council Featured in Columbia Magazine
The Knights of Columbus council at Catholic University was featured in a story on men's spirituality. 

Student Selected as Law Student of the Year
Law student Veda Rasheed was recently selected as the Mid-Atlantic Law Student of the Year by The National Jurist magazine. 

Graduate Programs Receive High U.S. News and World Report Rankings
U.S. News and World Report has placed the School of Nursing and several graduate programs in the top tiers of its 2018 rankings. 

Galeano Competes at NCAA DIII Championships
Indoor track and field standout Andrea Galeano was one of just two Landmark Conference student-athletes to qualify for the championships. 

University Hosts Healthy Relationships Awareness Month
The University celebrated Healthy Relationship Awareness Month in February.

Graduate Student Honored as Teacher of the Week by the Archdiocese of Washington
Katelyn Bockin, a graduate student who is pursuing her master's in education, has been named Teacher of the Week by the Archdiocese of Washington. 

New York Philharmonic Clarinetist Gives Master Class for Music Students
Students heard advice and tips-of-the-trade from one of today's most talented solo, chamber, and orchestral musicians. 

University Launches Partnership to Bring Economic Growth to Local Community
More than 200 leaders gathered to kick off a partnership that promises to bring jobs and economic prosperity to the Washington, D.C., area. 

University Mourns the Passing of Vincent Sheehy
Catholic University mourns the passing of Vincent Sheehy III, trustee, alumnus, and longtime benefactor. 

State Department Officer Shares Stories, Offers Career Advice
Politics students had the opportunity to hear an insider's perspectives on America's relations with China. 

Activist Chen Guangcheng Addresses Human Rights Violations in China
Guangcheng gave a stirring account of human rights violations in China during a brown bag lunch discussion.

Catholic University Remembers Michael Novak
Michael Novak is remembereda as one of the country's most influential thinkers and a mentor. 

Playwriting Program Fosters New Voices in the D.C. Theatre Scene
Two M.F.A. playwriting candidates will have their work staged at Hartke Theatre.

Cardinal Wuerl to Speak at ICIC Kickoff
Cardinal Donald Wuerl will deliver the opening remarks at the kickoff meeting of the Inner City Capital Connections program.

NAACP President: Law is a Tool for Social Justice
Cornell William Brooks spoke on "The Ballot and the Testament" at the Columbus School of Law on Feb. 8.

Students Raise $31,199 for Special Olympics DC
Student athletes took part in the Polar Plunge on Feb. 3.

Students Advised to ‘Seek the Truth Honestly and Relentlessly’
Rev. Thomas Joseph White, O.P., was the celebrant of the University’s annual Mass in honor of St. Thomas Aquinas.

Statement from President Garvey on Executive Order
Catholic University President John Garvey's statement in response to the Jan. 27, 2017, executive order.

Catholic University Students March as Witnesses to Life
More than 400 Catholic University students paused for a moment of prayer the morning of Friday, Jan. 27, before a day that would be spent speaking out against abortion.

University President, Professor, Weigh in on Immigration
Catholic University President John Garvey and Professor Stephen Schneck weigh in on immigration.

New Program Inspires Students to Solve Engineering ‘Grand Challenges’
The School of Engineering has joined the National Academy of Engineering’s Grand Challenge Scholars Program, a certificate program that prepares undergraduate students to take on the toughest problems facing humanity in IT, energy, health, and security.

New Program Shortens Path to Architectural Licensure
In order to streamline the often-lengthy path to architectural licensure, the School of Architecture and Planning is offering a program that will enable freshmen who start in fall 2017 to become licensed architects at the end of six years of study.

University Launches Center for the Study of Statesmanship
Catholic University announced the establishment of the Center for the Study of Statesmanship to promote research, teaching, and public discussion about how statesmanship can defuse conflict and foster respectful foreign and domestic relations.

AEI President Arthur Brooks Addresses Cultural Optimism and Economic Opportunity
During a recent talk at Catholic University, Arthur Brooks, president of the American Enterprise Institute, posed this question: “Does your work serve others and glorify God?”

866 Participate in Largest Day of Service in University History
On Jan. 16, 866 members of The Catholic University of America community participated in a day of service to honor Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Conference Looks at the Role of Catholic Social Doctrine in the Modern Economy
Speaking at The Catholic University of America on Tuesday, Jan. 10, Cardinal Seán O’Malley, O.F.M. Cap., emphasized the importance of a global economy that serves the needs of humanity rather than dominates it.

University Receives $5.07 Million for Nuclear Waste Research
The Vitreous State Laboratory has been named the recipient of 11 sponsored research contracts since October, totaling $5.07 million. The contracts will support the Department of Energy’s Office of River Protection program to treat and safely store nuclear waste currently in danger of leaking into Washington State’s ground water.

Pope Francis is the Inspiration for University Annual Report
“Living Laudato Si’” is the theme for Catholic University’s 2015-2016 Annual Report.

Catholic University Receives Donation of Ethiopian Manuscripts Valued at Close to $1.5 Million
Catholic University is now home to one of North America’s most important collections of Ethiopian religious manuscripts, thanks to a generous donation from Chicago collectors Gerald and Barbara Weiner.

CUA Announces Partnership with Initiative for a Competitive Inner City to Accelerate Small Business Growth in Washington, D.C.
As a part of this partnership, The Tim and Steph Busch School of Business and Economics will launch ICIC’s Inner City Capital Connections program for the first time in the D.C. area in 2017.

President Garvey Appoints New Dean of School of Canon Law
John Garvey, President of The Catholic University of America, has appointed Monsignor Ronny Jenkins, associate professor of canon law, to be the dean of the School of Canon Law.

Revolution and Religious Liberty
Student-led mock policy briefing was held at CUA last week which discussed similarities and differences between the United States and France regarding religious liberty and their respective revolutions.

University Alumnus Named Head Football Coach

CUA has named alumnus Mike Gutelius, B.A. 1992, as the 30th head football coach in the history of the Department of Athletics program.

Social Work Education Rooted in Catholic Teaching
The National Catholic School of Social Service at Catholic University is among the most highly ranked social work schools in the nation.

Night of Sacred Music at Annual Christmas Concert
The 27th Annual Christmas Concert for Charity was held at the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception.

President Garvey Honored by Special Olympics D.C.
University President John Garvey was honored on behalf of The Catholic University of America as part of Special Olympics D.C.’s 32nd annual Night of Trees Gala.

Adventurous Escapes
Program takes students off campus for a variety of activities.

Psychology Professor Named American Association for the Advancement of Science Fellow
The American Association for the Advancement of Science has named James H. Howard Jr. as a fellow for his study of the effects of aging on learning in older adults.

Former CIA Director Michael Hayden Offers Picture of Chaotic Global Future
Retired U.S. Air Force general and former CIA director Michael Hayden challenged perceptions about the stability of the world in a talk last week at The Catholic University of America.

President John Garvey Signs Statement Supporting Students Who Qualify for DACA
President John Garvey is among more than 70 Catholic higher education leaders who have signed a statement of solidarity with students in their communities who have qualified for the DACA.

University Students Use Washington, D.C. as a Classroom
Washington, D.C., provides its students with many unique opportunities to apply the skills they learn in the classroom to the real world.

Rave Review for The Outcasts of Poker Flat
The D.C. Metro Theatre Arts website praised the Benjamin T. Rome School of Music’s production of The Outcasts of Poker Flat.

Christianity in the Middle East Panel Discussion
Chaldean Bishop Francis Y. Kalabat, addressed members of the CUA community about the perilous state of Christianity in the Middle East.

Collecting Memories to Save a Culture
CUA researchers are working to preserve the history of the Chaldean Catholic community that has been driven out of their homes by violence in the Middle East.

Tim Busch Shares His Commitment to God and the University
Entrepreneur and philanthropist Tim Busch expressed his commitment to CUA given its mission to educate the next generation of Catholic leaders.

University’s Institute for Human Ecology Hosts Applied Ethics Workshop
CUA's Institute for Human Ecology, in collaboration with the US Naval Academy, held a workshop on applied ethics.

Veterans Day Celebration Honors Alumnus Father Emil Kapaun
CUA commemorated alumnus Father Emil Kapaun, an Army chaplain during World War II and the Korean War.

Creating Hope Through Suicide Prevention
Students in the Suicide Prevention Lab believe the research they are doing will help save lives.

President Garvey Issues Statement on the 2016 Election
President Garvey called upon the CUA community to offer the nation a model to follow, by addressing differences through charitable and civil discourse. 

Men’s Basketball Team Plays Exhibition at Notre Dame
CUA men’s basketball team played its season-opening exhibition game at Notre Dame.

Archbishop Gregory Speaks on Homilies as Divine Proclamation
Archbishop Gregory gave lecture on Liturgical Preaching in the Twenty-First Century.

Science Superstar Relates to Students
At biology research symposium, students learn from world-renowned HIV expert Dr. Robert Gallo.

Palestinian Photographer Shares Stories of Survival
CUA hosted presentation by photojournalist and activist Eman Mohammed.

Alumnus’s $100,000 Pledge Establishes Franny Murray Endowment
Alumnus and former student athlete pledged $100,000 to establish the Franny Murray Endowment for the Department of Athletics.

IPR Panels Discuss Civility and the Catholic Vote
CUA's Institute for Policy Research & Catholic Studies hosted events examining the election from a Catholic perspective.

City of Angels Praised for Performances and Music
The School of Music's production of City of Angels received praise on the D.C. Metro Theatre Arts website.

Media Studies Professor Named First Sound History Fellow at Library of Congress
Josh Shepperd was appointed the 2017 Sound History Fellow for the Library of Congress's National Recording Preservation Board.

Changing the Conversation on North Korean Human Rights
CUA hosts conference about growing international awareness surrounding human rights in North Korea.

Politics Course Explores National Elections
Every four years, Professor John White offers POL 405: National Elections.

Studying Literature as Literature
The Department of English focuses on aesthetic values of the written word. 

Historian Eamon Duffy Delivers Johannes Quasten Lecture
Historian Eamon Duffy was honored as the recipient of this year's Johannes Quasten Award on Oct. 20. 

Online Nursing Master's Program Ranked 5th in the Nation
Affordable Colleges Online has ranked Catholic University's Online Master of Science in Nursing program fifth in the nation. 

John Oh Memorial Lecture
Democracy is a "work in progress" in Korea.

Aaron Dominguez Named American Physical Society Fellow
Dominguez, dean of the School of Arts and Sciences, was elected a fellow of the APS this month for his research pertaining to particles and fields.

University's Tree-filled Campus Recognized Five Years in a Row
For the fifth year in a row, CUA campus has been honored by the Arbor Day Foundation with its Tree Campus USA recognition.

New Alumni and Advancement Website Launched
Today, the new and improved CUAtoday.com debuts. 

Career Services Office Hosts Fall Career Fair
Over 80 employers and 400 students gathered in the Great Room of the Pryz for the call career fair.

Football Coach Featured in Washington Post
Interim head football coach Bill Bachman left one of Washington, D.C.'s most prestigious law firms to pursue his true passion of being a coach.

University Receives $2.5 Million to Renovate Athletics Center
Thanks to an anonymous donation of $2.5 million, the University will renovate the Raymond A. DuFour Center.

Politics Professor Named to Research Task Force on North Korea
Andrew Yeo was named to a $1.2 million research task force at the Center for Strategic and International Studies.

Rev. James Martin Speaks on Friendship with Jesus
The well known author and media personality addressed a room packed with students during a CUA on Tap talk in Caldwell Auditorium.

Scholars Speak in Support of Church's Human Sexuality Teachings
Three scholars shared their support for the Catholic Church's teachings on human sexuality at a Sept. 20 press conference. 

Michael Novak Joins Catholic University Business Faculty
Michael Novak, former ambassador to the UN Commission on Human Rights, has joined The Arthur and Carlyse Ciocca Center for Principled Entrepreneurship at the University’s Tim and Steph Busch School of Business and Economics as a distinguished visiting fellow.

Catholic University Serves in Spirit of Saint Teresa
Aiden Burns, a junior philosophy major, opened Catholic University’s Mother Teresa Day of Service with the words of the saint: "You can find Calcutta all over the world, if you have eyes to see."

Graduate Student Enjoy Annual Crabfest Tradition
The Catholic University of America, under the leadership of the Graduate Student Association, organized Crabfest, the annual kick-off party for graduate students.

Former Israeli Ambassador to the Vatican Joins University Faculty
Zion Evrony, former Israeli ambassador to the Vatican, has joined CUA as a visiting assistant professor.

Grand Opening of The Center for Cultural Engagement
CUA opened the Center for Cultural Engagement, a center created to facilitate cross-cultural communication, awareness, and appreciation on campus.

University Welcomes Class of 2020 at Freshman Convocation
University faculty and administrators gathered in the Basilica to welcome the Class of 2020 at Freshman Convocation.

Student Work Performed at Kennedy Center Playwriting Festival
After months of writing and editing, Rebecca Dzida received a rare opportunity: the chance to hear her written words performed live in the Kennedy Center.

Brazilian Students Stand Out In Summer Engineering Internship
CUA hosted 43 Brazilian students, as part of the summer research internship program managed by the Center for Global Education and the School of Engineering.

Statement from President Garvey on 9/11 Anniversary
John Garvey, President of The Catholic University of America, issued a statement on 9/11 Anniversary.

Alumni Association Announces Gary Sinise as Gibbons Medalist
Emmy and Golden Globe Award-winning actor Gary Sinise will receive the 2017 James Cardinal Gibbons Medal, the Alumni Association’s highest accolade.

Students Called to Encounter and Engage during Annual Mass
Recalling Pope Francis’s visit to CUA, Cardinal Donald Wuerl encouraged members of the campus community to put their faith into action, during the University’s annual Mass of the Holy Spirit.

At Murphy's, Students Already Feel at Home
The newly renovated space features televisions, seating, a fireplace, pool table, and sound system for entertainment.

Fall Fiesta 2016
Students from all classes gathered for the kick-off-the-year party, Fall Fiesta Tuesday, Sept. 6. Organized by the Office of Campus Activities and by the Program Board, Fall Fiesta was chock full of food, drinks, a bounce castle, a photo booth, a live performer, skee balls, and coveted free t-shirts.

Students Announce Capital Fest Headliners
Misterwives and Royal Teeth will play at Capital Fest 2016, an annual concert for students. Organized by Program Board, a student organization that plans major events on campus for undergraduate students, the concert will be held Sept. 24 at 7 p.m. in the McMahon parking lot and will feature food trucks and special treats.

Student-Athletes Spend Summer in Marine Corps Training
Seniors Matt McMahon and Emily Merkel dedicated nearly their entire summers to better themselves as part of an exclusive service program that prepares college students for potential entry into the Marines.

Client from Innocence Project Clinic and Clemency Project has Sentence Commuted
President Obama granted commutation of sentences to 111 federal prisoners. One of those was Timothy L. Tyler whose application for commutation was submitted to the President by The Catholic University of America Columbus School of Law's Innocence Project Clinic & Clemency Project. Professor J.P. "Sandy" Ogilvy contacted Tyler in the Federal Correctional Institution of Jesup, Georgia by phone to inform him of his commutation.

Students Get a Jump on Their Careers with Summer Internships
This summer senior Madeline Traylor started her day by hitting the snooze button a couple of times before getting up for her full-time internship with Cox Graae + Spack Architects in the Georgetown neighborhood of Washington, D.C.

University Celebrates Ties to Mother Teresa in Advance of Canonization
Blessed Teresa of Calcutta — known to most of the world simply as Mother Teresa — will be canonized a saint by Pope Francis on Sept. 4. This Fall, Catholic University is celebrating its many ties to the humble nun.

National Collection 2016
Parishioners at Catholic churches around the country are asked to give generously to the National Collection for The Catholic University of America.

New Students Welcomed with Energy and Excitement
Nearly 800 first-year and transfer students moved into the residence halls at Catholic University with help from 80 student volunteers.

Athletics Launches Redesigned Website
The University re-launched CUAcardinals.com, completely overhauling the official athletic website of Cardinals Athletics.

University Welcomes 800 New Students during Orientation
Approximately 800 new students and their families join the Catholic University family starting Thursday, Aug. 25, during Orientation 2016.

University Statement on Safety of Students in Italy
All CUA students studying in Rome, Italy, or who are traveling in Italy with the Honors Program are safe and accounted for.

Students Experience Worldwide Faith in Krakow
A group of 17 Catholic University students traveled to Krakow, Poland, as part of a pilgrimage organized by the Office of Campus Ministry.

High School Students Receive In-Depth Training in Drama and Musical Theatre
On a sunny July morning a group of dancers practiced choreography in a mirrored studio in Ward Hall.  

Men's Basketball Team to Play at Notre Dame
CUA and the Fighting Irish will meet at Purcell Pavilion in an exhibition game on Monday Nov. 7.

Center for Cultural Engagement Opens Its Doors
The Catholic University of America has launched the Center for Cultural Engagement with the mission of helping students develop a sense of self, sense of place, and sense of responsibility.  

A Grateful University Remembers Franny Murray
Catholic University President John Garvey described the late Franny Murray, who served the Department of Athletics for 70 years, as a man of wisdom who was “a father to the students who needed one.”

Catholic University Mourns the Passing of Franny Murray
Francis E. “Franny” Murray — a fixture of The Catholic University of America Department of Athletics for 70 years — died Aug. 4, 2016, at the age of 94.

Pope Francis Appoints John Garvey to Board of Directors of AVEPRO
Pope Francis has appointed John Garvey, President of The Catholic University of America, to the Board of Directors of the Agency for the Evaluation and Promotion of Quality in Ecclesiastical Universities and Faculties.

Conference Explores Catholic Response to Domestic Violence
Though it is often shrouded in secrecy, domestic violence and abuse is more common than one might imagine. 

High School Students Explore Theology in the Real World
More than 50 teenagers from across the country gathered at The Catholic University of America in June for the University’s first annual Light the World! Institute.

A Banner Year for University’s Social Work School
It’s been a banner year for the University’s National Catholic School of Social Service (NCSSS), which is rated favorably on not one, not two, but five college rankings.

Students Study International Human Rights Law in Rome
Earlier this summer, 15 law students from The Catholic University of America studied international human rights law in Rome and explored the Eternal City. 

Statement from the University on the passing of Carmen Hernández
With heavy hearts, The Catholic University of America mourns the passing of Carmen Hernández, co-founder of the Neocatechumenal Way.

Message from Father Jude
As the world grieves over the latest, terrible violence and death inflicted on so many innocent people in Nice, France, we offer our solidarity with these latest victims of terrorism while we proclaim our hope in the transforming power of Christ’s love.

An Inside Look at Faith and Culture
The University’s first annual Light the World! Institute brought more than 54 teenagers from around the country to campus to learn about theology in everyday life and to explore the nation’s capital.

University Honored by Catholic Press Association
Catholic University has received six awards from the Catholic Press Association.

President Appoints Assistant Vice President for Advancement Services
John Garvey, President of The Catholic University of America, has appointed Deborah Brown as assistant vice president for Advancement Services, effective June 27, 2016.

Graduate Overcomes Injuries, Earns Degree and Honors Comrades
Evan Cole, a recent graduate from Catholic University's School of Architecture and Planning, was injured by a roadside bomb in Iraq. His road to recovery is the subject of an NBC Nightly News segment.

President Appoints Dean for Professional Studies School
John Garvey, President of The Catholic University of America, has appointed Vincent Kiernan as dean of the Metropolitan School of Professional Studies, effective June 27, 2016.

University Hires Associate Vice President for Facilities Planning and Management
President John Garvey announced today that The Catholic University of America has hired Margaret Carney, AIA, as the new associate vice president for facilities planning and management, effective July 11, 2016.

Faculty Honored for Teaching Excellence
Four faculty members at The Catholic University of America were honored for teaching excellence May 3 during the Spring Faculty Luncheon held in the Edward J. Pryzbyla University Center.

President Garvey Appoints New Associate Vice President for University Advancement
John Garvey, President of The Catholic University of America, has appointed Bill Warren, as an associate vice president for University Advancement, effective April 18. Prior to joining the University community, Warren served as vice president of development for the National Geographic Society.

President Garvey Appoints New Dean of Arts and Sciences
Following an eight-month-long national search, John Garvey, President of The Catholic University of America, has appointed Aaron Dominguez, as dean of the School of Arts and Sciences, effective July 1, 2016.

Space Weather Studies Boosted with $29 Million Grant and On-Campus Monitoring Center
Physicists at The Catholic University of America Institute for Astrophysics and Computational Sciences can continue to make strides in scientific understanding thanks to a recent NASA grant for more than $29 million.

Professors Honored for Research and Scholarship
Three professors were honored April 15 for their scholarly achievement. This year the annual provost’s award ceremony for outstanding accomplishment by faculty was held in conjunction with Catholic University’s first Research Day, a daylong celebration of scholarship by students, faculty, and staff across disciplines.

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