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  • Jun 03,2019 12:00 pm - 12:00 am

    Orientation Registration Opens

    Registration for Orientation opens on June 3, 2019. Please register by Aug. 1, 2019. To register for Orientation:1. Go to&nbs... more

  • Jul 22,2019 8:00 am - 1:00 pm

    Engineering New Frontiers Camp 2019

    High school students are welcome to apply to attend The School of Engineering's "Engineering New Frontiers". Come join our residen... more

  • Jul 22,2019 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

    The Institute for Catholic Liberal Education 2019 National Conference

    The Institute for Catholic Liberal Education (ICLE) in conjunction with the School of Arts and Sciences will host its National Con... more

  • Jul 26,2019 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

    Working with Transgender Clients

     As gender variance has become more common, we, as therapists, encounter more clients who are identifying with being somewher... more

  • Aug 01,2019 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

    Athletic Medical Forms Due

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

  • Aug 15,2019 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

    Feast of the Assumption

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

  • Aug 17,2019 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

    Pre-Arrival Cardinal Card Photo Due

    Your Cardinal Card is your official University identification card. This card displays your photo and student ID number. Beginning... more

  • Aug 20,2019 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

    Smart Start Program

    Smart Start is a two-day pre-orientation for students with disabilities August 20 & 21, 2019. Move into your dorm two days ear... more

  • Aug 22,2019 8:00 am - 10:00 pm

    Orientation 2019!

    Orientation for all new students and their families begins on Thursday, Aug. 22, 2019. Students are expected to attend the entire ... more

  • Aug 22,2019 9:00 am - 12:45 pm

    New Graduate Student Orientation

    The New Graduate Student Orientation provides a general introduction to graduate life at Catholic University. New graduate student... more

  • Aug 25,2019 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

    Deadline to Enroll in Tuition Refund Plan

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

  • Aug 26,2019 8:00 am - 10:00 pm

    First Day of Classes

    Classes begin for the fall semester. ... more

  • Aug 28,2019 2:00 pm - 8:00 pm

    Student Organization Training

    Get Connected with Campus Activities! This is the mandatory student organization training for all student organizations. At least ... more

  • Aug 29,2019 3:00 pm - 9:00 pm

    Student Organization Training

    Get Connected with Campus Activities! This is the mandatory student organization training for all student organizations. At least ... more

  • Sep 02,2019 8:00 am - 10:00 pm

    Labor Day

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

  • Sep 09,2019 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

    Student Medical Insurance Waiver Due

    For all students, good health is essential to achieving educational goals. Without adequate coverage, unexpected medical expenses ... more

  • Sep 11,2019 9:00 am - 11:00 am

    Class of 2023 Convocation

    Convocation for the Class of 2023 will begin at 9 a.m.... more

  • Sep 13,2019 11:00 am - 2:00 pm

    Study Abroad Fair 2019

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

  • Sep 27,2019 4:30 pm - 8:00 pm

    Cardinal Fest

    Get to know your Catholic University!The Division of University Advancement invites you to join us as we celebrate our Catholic Un... more

  • Oct 04,2019 10:30 am - 8:00 pm

    Treasures New and Old: Christian Culture and Cultures in the Patristic Age

    For further information, please contact the Center for the Study of Early Christianity ( The earliest followers... more

  • Oct 14,2019 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

    Columbus Day

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

  • Oct 15,2019 8:00 am - 10:00 pm

    Administrative Monday

    Classes follow a Monday schedule this day; Tuesday classes do not meet. ... more

  • Oct 24,2019 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

    National Contract Management Association Tysons Fall Career Fair

    We would like to cordially invite you to participate in the NCMA Tysons Career Fair and to secure a vendor boo... more

  • Nov 27,2019 8:00 am - 8:00 pm

    Thanksgiving Recess

    The University will be closed Wednesday, Nov. 27, through Sunday, Dec. 1, in observance of Thanksgiving. ... more

  • Dec 07,2019 8:00 am - 9:00 pm

    Last Day of Classes

    Classes for the fall 2019 semester will end. ... more


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Bill and Joanne Conway Give CatholicU Nursing $20 Million
A $20 million donation, the largest single gift in the history of the University, will create the new Conway School of Nursing.

Exploring Wonder and Beauty in the Scientific World
Catholic University hosted the first International Symposium on the Aesthetic Dimensions of Science.

Architecture Students Design Proposals for a New Library
Nearly 60 seniors participated in a semester-long project to design proposals for a new library.

Transforming the World with Love
New graduates were called to transform the world with love, as founder and global editor of Aleteia, Jesus Colina, addressed the Class of 2019.

Passing the Baton. University Mace Bearer Retires
Dr. Therese-Anne Druart has served as University Marshal for 15 years.

Students Visit Central Intelligene Agency
Sixteen students from the Intelligence Club visited the Central Intelligence Agency.

Bishops and Sexual Abuse Survivors Gather for a Day of Dialogue
Survivors of clergy sexual abuse shared their stories with more than 15 bishops from around the country on May 1.

Open for Business
Catholic University tradition meets modern design as Maloney Hall reopens as the new home for the Busch School of Business.

Biochemistry Student Awarded Prestigious Goldwater Scholarship
Deanna Greco has been awarded a Goldwater Scholarship for her achievements in the field.

Faculty Members Recognized for their Achievements
Three professors were honored for their teaching achievements during this year's Spring Faculty Luncheon.

Andrew Abela to Lead Busch School, Aaron Dominguez Named Provost
The Tim and Steph Busch School of Business will welcome back a familiar face.

University Researcher Confirms Evidence of Buckyballs, A Celebrity Molecule
Using the Hubble Telescope, Martin Cordiner confirmed the presence of Buckminsterfullerernce in interstellar space.

Juniors Finish First at International Business Ethics Competition
Four Catholic University juniors won first place at an international competition, beating teams from five countries.

Catholic University Student Discovers Unexpected Rain on the Sun
Physics doctoral student Emily Mason made the discovery during her research at NASA.

Lay Experts Address Actions Needed in Final Crisis Conference
The final Healing the Breach of Trust conference was hosted last month.

University Signs Sustainability Pledge, Recognized Green Power Champion
President John Garvey was one of eight local universities to sign an updated College and University Sustainability Pledge.

Aleteia's Jesus Colina to Give 2019 Commencement Address
The internationally prominent journalist will address the Class of 2019.

Andrew Yeo Receives Fulbright U.S. Scholar Award
The politics professor will study civil society and Democratic politics in the Philippines.

Hope and Healing Story Gallery
Through May 1, the University community is invited to visit a story gallery featuring stories of those who have experienced clergy sexual abuse.

Summer Programs for High School Students
High school students can experience a taste of college life this summer at Catholic University.

A Legacy to Future Generations: Experts Discuss Climate Change at Conference
The University hosted a Challenges of Climate Change workshop.

Researcher Working to Stop Cycle of Sexual Violence
Melissa Grady, associate professor of social work, recently received a $50,000 grant for her research titled "Victim to Victimizer."

'There Is One Common Home, and It Is in Peril'
Catholic University hosted the Environmental Justice Symposium on April 3.

Three Students Receive Fulbright Grants
Three students have been awarded Fulbright grants to fund research overseas.

Research Day Celebrates the 'Joy of Discovery'
The day featured 85 oral presentations and 149 posters.

Semitics Professor Chosen for Membership at Institute for Advanced Study
Aaron Michael Butts has been selected for membership for academic year 2019-2020.

Death Penalty Activist Nun Addresses CUA on Tap
"What's a nun doing in a place like this?" That was the question often asked of Sister Helen Prejean C.S.J.

Students Use Data Analytics to Tackle Low Voter Turnout
What strategic approach would you take if you wanted to increase voter turnout?

From President Garvey: Appointment of Archbishop Wilton D. Gregory
Read the statement from President Garvey.

Social Work School Celebrates 100 Years of Service
Students, faculty, staff and alumni of the National Catholic School of Social Service marked the school's 100th anniversary last month.

Catholic University Law Wins 2019 National Trial Competition
The Columbus School of Law was crowned the 2019 National Champion last weekend at the National Trial Competition.

CUA Press Sales Reach Record-Breaking Levels
In a climate in which university library budgets are shrinking and scholarly publishing becomes more difficult economically, The Catholic University of America Press is thriving.

Pope Francis Meets with Catholic U Delegates on Climate Change
A team of Catholic University officials traveled to Rome to deliver a letter to Pope Francis.

Leading Health Care Lawyer, Army Vet, Named New Dean of Columbus School of Law
Stephen C. Payne, a Yale Law School graduate and partner in the global law first Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP, has been appointed as the next dean of the Columbus School of Law.

Experts Work to Untangle the Crisis in the Church
Experts in the fields of theology, sociology, management, gender, and journalism gathered for "What's Really Going On? THe Root Causes of the Current Crisis."

Dumbledore Lands Students Research Conference Win
Two Catholic University students placed third in a research conference with their paper on "How Dumbledore Saved Europe."

Alumnus Boards Blackbeard's Ship
Mark Wilde-Ramsing, who earned his master's in anthropology at Catholic University in 1984, delivered a lecture and book signing of Blackbeard's Sunken Prize: The 300 Year Voyage of Queen Anne's Revenge.

Arts for Everyone
Students dive into the arts scene in D.C. and on campus.

History Ph.D. Candidate Named Fulbright Scholar
Jon Paul Heyne, a doctoral candidate in history, has won two of the most competitive fellowships open to graduate students in the humanities.

Students Compete in National Collegiate Sales Competition
A team of students is headed to Atlanta for the National Collegiate Sales Competition.

Fisher to Retire After 41 Years at the End of Track Season
Associate Head Cross Country and Women's Track and Field Coach Joe Fisher announced his retirement.

Saving Students Thousands; Metropolitan School Partners with Saylor Academy
The Metropolitan School of Professional Studies signed an agreement with education nonprofit Saylor Academy.

Catholic University Launches The Catholic Project
The Catholic Project was launched March 26 during the third installation of the Healing the Breach of Trust conference series.

Catholic U Considers Role of Clericalism, Sexuality in Abuse Crisis
The third installation of the Healing the Breach of Trust conference series will address the root causes of the sexual abuse crisis.

Howes Resigns as Head Men's Basketball Coach
After 276 wins, six NCAA tournament appearances, and five conference championships, Steve Howes has announced his resignation.

Prestigious Humanitas Journal Comes to Catholic University
As of this year, Catholic University is the publisher of one of the leading academic journals in the humanities.

Students 'Hack' Social Justice Issues
Teams of University students competed developing action plans addressing particular social issues.

A Pipe Dream Come True
Create a fully functional living space ... inside a concrete pipe. That was the challenge posed to architecture students.

Altar Dedicated in New Maloney Hall Chapel
Students, faculty, and staff have a new space to pray on campus.

Busch School of Business and Carly Fiorina Announce Academic Partnership
The Busch School of Business and Carly Fiorina are announcing an ambitious academic partnership to integrate Fiorina's leadership and problem-solving curriculum.

Prestigious NSF Grant Awarded to Physics Professors
The National Science Foundation has awarded a three-year $263,780 grant to establish a Research Experience for Undergraduates program.

New Dining Commons Coming to North Campus
Students will soon see activity at the site of the new dining commons to be built at the north end of the University Lawn.

University Statement: Death of Father Robert Kaslyn, S.J.
It is with great sadness that The Catholic University of America mourns the unexpected loss of Father Robert J. Kaslyn, S.J.

The Future of Rehabilitation Robots at Catholic University
The Rehabilitation Engineering Research Center is poised to prepare students for the thriving field of rehabilitation robots.

Leading with their Hearts, Nursing Faculty Teach Veterans to Save Lives
The School of Nursing has long partnered with the Veterans Administration.

Marty Dowd: Supreme Gentleman, Catholic University Treasure
Marty Dowd, for the better part of 60 years, was synonymous with men's tennis at Catholic University.

How Love and Stewardship Can Lead to Corporate Success
President of Southwest Airlines Tom Nealon spoke about management, creating a company culture, and how he balances a committed life of faith.

VP of Student Affairs Michael Allen to Lead Barry University
Michael S. Allen, Ph.D., has been named the seventh president of Barry University.

Architecture Professor to Appear in Morgan Freeman's Story of God
Julio Bermudez is appearing in the episode "Visions of God."

The Humanity of Espionage
Four former CIA spy handlers participated in a panel discussion on "The Humanity of Espionage."

Press Announces Books for Spring and Summer 2019
The Catholic University of America Press has released its 2019 spring and summer catalog.

Cardinal Athletics Mourns the Passing of Marty Dowd '60
The Athletics Department is deeply saddened by the passing of Marty Dowd '60.

CIA Honors Recent Graduate
Alumnus Matthew Skros was honored by the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency with the Walter Pforzheimer Award for the best student paper submitted.

A Call to Accompany Hispanic Catholics in Ministry
Boston College professor Hosffman Ospino delivered a Catholic University on the task of ministering to people on the margins in a diverse Church.

Catholic University Presents The Threepenny Opera
Audiences are invited to a savage, biting musical as the Department of Drama presents the famous "play with music."

Best Picture Oscar for Catholic U. Alumnus Donald Shirley Biopic
Green Book won Best Picture at the Feb. 24 Oscar ceremoney.

President Garvey Names Stephen White Executive Director of The Catholic Project
Alumnus Stephen P. White will helm the initiative.

Cool Schools Polar Plunge Raises $33,000 for Special Olympics
The Polar Plunge drew 280 pledges and raised $33,464.

2017-2018 Annual Report on the Arts at Catholic University.
Read the annual report.

Updates to Campus Renovations
Construction projects have continued through some of the wettest weather in Washington's history.

Alumnifire Ignites
The launch event for Alumnifire, a new online networking resource sponsored by the Office of Alumni Relations and the Center for Academic and Career Success, was held Feb. 13.

Los Angeles Archbishop Speaks on the "Meaning of the Human Person"
The world faces a crisis, according to Most. Rev. Jose H. Gomez.

The Role of the Laity in Healing the Church
The University held a conference to discuss the role of the laity in healing the Church after the sex abuse crisis.

Alumnus Scores Big Win with Super Bowl Commercial
University alumni contributed to heartwarming Microsoft commercial that ran on Super Bowl Sunday.

The Role of the Laity in Healing the Church
The University held a conference to discuss the role of the laity in healing the Church after the sex abuse crisis.

Students Tackle Translation Work for Rome Basilica
Catholic University students did some translation work while studying abroad in Rome.

MFA Playwriting Students Showcase Original Works
Two third-year MFA Playwriting students will premiere original plays on the Callan Theatre stage.

Nursing Students Stand Out with Testing Success
Nursing students came away from the 2018 National Council Licensure Examination with an impressive 98.57% pass rate.

Speaker Series Inspires Integral Development World Wide
Students had the opportunity to hear from University alumni from the Integral Economic Development Management and Policy programs.

Puerto Rican Mayor Dicusses Life After Hurricane Maria
Sixteen months after Hurricane Maria became the deadliest storm to make landfall in Puerto Rico in 85 years, the island territory still finds itself in the midst of a long and painful recovery process.

Catholic Education Celebrated at Thomas Aquinas Mass
The University community gathered Jan. 29 to celebrate the feast day of patron St. Thomas Aquinas.

"New Congress" Discussed at Faculty, Alumni Panel
The "political climate today" was the main topic at a panel discussion hosted by the Office of Alumni Relations.

Athletics Receives Community Service Award
The athletics department received the National Association of Division III Administrators Community Service Award for On-Going Project.

Students 'Do for Others' During Annual Day of Service
Nearly 900 students, faculty, and staff worked with several volunteer groups as part of the Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service.

Professor Researches How Viruses Can Be Designed for Human Therapies
Venigalla Rao and the members of his lab have published more than a dozen high-profile articles and received numerous grants.

Catholic University's St. Thomas Aquinas Mass Celebrates Catholic Schools Week
The Mass will be held on Tuesday, Jan. 29, in the Great Upper Church of the Basilica.

500 from Catholic University Joined March for Life
Approximately 500 members of the University community participated in the March for Life.

University Receives Two CASE Accolades Awards
The Office of Marketing and Communications has been honored with two Accolades awards.

Catholic University Presents Spring 2019 Music, Drama, and Arts Events
The Benjamin T. Rome School of Music, Drama, and Art presents the spring 2019 season.

Catholic University Cancels Classes during March for Life
The University introduced a new policy this year.

Educating the Next Generation of Engineers
Engineering professors engage with local high schools to promote STEM.

Junior Brian Aberle Approved for U.S. Patent
Aberle received a patent for his method of amplifying the power of cell phone camera lenses.

Students Make Rare Visit to National Reconnaissance Office
Sixteen students from the Intelligence Club make the trip.

Best Photos of 2018
University Photographer Dana Rene Bowler selected her favorite photographs of 2018.

University Musicians Participate in 29th Annual Christmas Concert for Charity
Musicians kicked off the holiday season with the concert.

Statement on Dismissal of Professor Stephen J. McKenna
Read the full statement.

Oliveira Lima Library Honored for 'Making Brazil a Better Country'
University Provost and Senior Vice President Andrew Abela traveled to Brazil as a gues of the Brazilian government to accept the Order of Cultural Merit.

Finding a Home Away from Home
Catholic University offers a supportive, safe, friendly environment ini residence halls and off-campus living.

Panel Discusses Immigration History
The University hosted a panel titled "Immigration Debates, Past and Present."

Women's Rugby Place 2nd Nationally, Men Advance to Elite Eight
Catholic University finished their season with a fight.

Catholic University Lights the Season
The University community celebrated the annual lighting of the Christmas tree in front of McMahon Hall.

Science for Non-Scientists: Learning Physics through Music, Light, and Art
Students in a physics class gathered to watch several student musical performances as part of a curriculum about the convergence of classical mechanics and harmonic music.

Student Designs Come to Life in New Park
A recently dedicated park was initially envisioned by architecture students and their professor more than 10 years ago.

Catholic University Students Depict Life after Hate in The Laramie Project
The University will stage the production Nov. 29 to Dec. 2.

Music Alumnus Gives Back with Gifts of Portraits
An alumnus of the music program recently unveiled portraits he completed of former deans of the music school.

Updates to Campus Renovations
There are very few spaces on campus currently untouched by the man renovation and construction projects underway.

The Origins of the National Catholic School of Social Service
Read The Archivist's Nook to learn about the roots of NCSSS.

Head of Commodity Futures Trading Commission to Address Business School
Chairman Christopher Giancarlo, head of the United States Commodity Futures Trading Commission, will address the Busch School of Business.

Record Number of Accounting Seniors Landing Full-Time Job Offers
More than 80 percent of senior accounting majors have already received a job offer.

Will Rainford Resigns as Dean of NCSSS
Will Rainford resigned as dean of the National Catholic School of Social Service.

Journalists Discuss 'Healing the Breach of Trust' in the Church after Sex Abuse Crisis
A panel explored what it's like to report on a scandal that involves a journalist's own faith.

Former Maryland Governor Addresses Student Organization
Alumnus Martin O'Malley provided insights into what he sees to be the future of the Democratic party.

Catholic University Commemorates Kristallnacht
A diverse group of community members gathered to commemorate a radio broadcast delivered 80 years ago from campus.

Mitch Landrieu to Community: 'Diversity is our Strength'
Mitch Landrieu, former mayor of New Orleans, addressed the university community on Nov. 7.

Church Crisis Addressed in Conference Series at Catholic University
Four leading religion reporters will gather on campus to discuss the role of the media in investigating, reporting, and framing the public's understanding of the sexual abuse crisis in the Church.

Catholic U. Alumnus Donald Shirley Celebrated in Oscar-Contender Green Book
Oscar buzz is building for a new Hollywood feature film with a major connection to Catholic University.

Latinos and Catholic Education Addressed at Town Hall
A recent town hall at Catholic University explored how Catholic schools can better serve the growing number of Hispanic and Latin American Catholics.

Walton Critics Celebrate 10 Years of Spirituality
The School of Architecture and Planning hosted a four-day lecture series marking the 10th anniversary of the school's Walton Critics program.

A Loss in Our Community
President Garvey issues a statement about the loss of a member of the Catholic University community.

A Special Lecture by The Honorable Samuel Alito
The Center for Religious Liberty hosted a special lecture by The Honorable Samuel Alito, Associate Justice, Supreme Court of the United States.

"No God?" Not so fast, say most scientists
Brandon Vaidyanathan, associate professor and chair of sociology, co-authors Secularity and Science: What Scientists Around the World Really Think About Religion.

Social Work and the #MeToo Movement
The National Catholic School of Social Work hosted a talk titled "The Unheard Echoes of the #MeToo Era and the Implications for Social Workers."

Innovative Cell Scientist Addresses Biology Students
Students and faculty heard from a leading voice in the field of cellular biology.

Catholic University Scientist Receives Prestigious Wolfram Award
Nick Mecholsky was recognized recently with the Wolfram Research Innovator Award.

Mitch Landrieu Returns to Talk Faith, Race, and Politics
Mitch Landrieu, B.A. 1982, former mayor of New Orleans, will return to campus on Nov. 7.

Church Crisis to be Addressed in Conference Series
Four leading religion reporters will gather at Catholic University to discuss the role of the media in the sexual abuse crisis in the Church.

Catholic Radio Address on Kristallnacht to be Commemorated at Catholic University
On Nov. 16, the Benjamin T. Rome School of Music, Drama, and Art will host a Kristallnacht Commemoration event.

Statement on Excerpt of Video from Law Library
A statement from the University on the incident.

Halloween on Campus Welcomes More than 1,300 Participants
The annual event provides a safe and fun Halloween experience for children.

University Pianists Perform Bernstein at National Museum of Women in the Arts
Students, faculty, and alumnae had the opportunity to perform a program featuring the complete solo piano works of Leonard Bernstein.

Campus Community Discusses Crisis in the Church
Catholic University students gathered for a series of discussions exploring the recent sexual abuse crisis within the Catholic Church.

Politics Students 'Meet the Press'
Politics students had the opportunity to watch newsmakers in action when they attended tapings of "Meet the Press."

Business Leaders Speak on the Dignity of Work
The conference "Principled Entrepreneurship: The Dignity of Work" took place over three days.

From the President: Cardinal Wuerl's Resignation
President Garvey's statement on the resignation of Cardinal Donald Wuerl notes his many years of service to the University.

Families Flock to Cardinal's Nest During Family Weekend
Students welcomed their families to campus in September.

Center for Teaching Excellence to Offer Resources and Support
The center will provide the University community with resources and training on effective instructional methods.

School of Music, Drama, Art Opens Season with Two Comedies
The Rome School of Music, Drama, and Art will perform The Importance of Being Earnest and Legally Blonde.

Business Students Challenged to Think Creatively with Sketching Class
Business students tried their hand at drawing portraits during a two-week sketching masterclass.

Professor Robert George Addresses Human Rights During Kickoff Event
More than 80 people gathered for a discussion of human rights and religious liberty.

President's Statement on Will Rainford
Read the statement from President Garvey.

Former Client of Law School's Innocence Project Clinic and Clemency Project Visits Campus
Tim Tyler visited the Columbus School of Law to thank those involved in the successful commutation of his life sentence.

Master's Program in Human Rights Announced
The new Master of Arts program in Human Rights will be available through the Institute for Human Ecology.

Marketing Guru Seth Godin to Students: 'Find Your Origin Story'
Seth Godin addressed students of the Busch School of Business on Sept. 14.

Former CIA Acting Director Recounts 9-11 and Lessons Learned
Michael Morrell participated in a public conversation with Nicholar Dujmovic, director of the Intelligence Studies Program.

Law School Hosts Constitution Day Lecture
Daniel Burns delivered a lecture titled "What Makes Freedom of Religion Different from Freedom of Speech?"

Racism and Medieval History Discussed During Visiting Scholar Lecture
William Chester Jordan discussed topics related to race and religion on Sept. 11.

Faculty Members Honored for Service to the University
Five faculty members were honored with awards recognizing their service to the community and academic life of the University.

Class of 2022 Welcomed During Convocation
Members of the Class of 2022 received messages of inspiration and encouragement.

Robert George to Discuss Human Rights and the 70th Anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights
The Institute for Human Ecology will host the talk on Sept. 20.

Catholic University Receives High Wall Street Journal College Ranking
Catholic University vaulted 57 spots in the latest Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Education college rankings.

Construction Continues in Maloney Hall
As a new academic year begins, anticipation is building for the reopening of Maloney Hall.

$4.6 Million Grant Awarded to Establish Rehabilitation Engineering Research Center
The School of Engineering has been awarded a $4.6 million, 5-year grant to establish a Rehabilitation Engineering Research Center.

Former Acting CIA Director Shares Memories of the 9/11 Terrorist Attacks
The Institute for Human Ecology and the Intelligence Studies Program welcome Michael Morrell.

Marketing Expert Seth Godin to Speak at the Busch School of Business
Seth Godin will share his insights with students, faculty, and guests on Sept. 14.

Students Called to Unity and Prayer During Mass of the Holy Spirit
Students, faculty, and staff were called to unity and action during this year's Mass of the Holy Spirit.

Updated Weapons Policy, and Other Safety and Security Information
The University is committed to the safety and security of the campus community and those who visit campus.

Lessons from Lemons: MSBA Orientation Uses Experiential Learning to Energize New Students
A cohort of new graduate students tried their hand at small business ownership.

Scientists Finally Detect Most Favored Higgs Decay
Scientists now know the fate of the vasy majority of all Higgs bosons produced in CERN.

Catholic University to Open Academic Year with Mass of the Holy Spirit
Catholic University will start the academic year with its Mass of the Holy Spirit on Aug. 30.

Alumni Welcome Class of 2022
Numerous alumni and friends of Catholic University were featured in a video welcoming students to campus.

New Students Welcomed to Campus Life
More than 800 first-year and transfer students moved into residence halls on Aug. 23.

Letter on Pennsylvania Investigation of Clergy Sex Abuse
A letter from President John Garvey.

Arthur Brooks, Carly Fiorina, Steve Green, George Gilder, and Liz Koch to Headline 2018 Principled Entrepreneurship Conference
The conference will unite academic, business, and faither leaders to seek a just society through promotion of human work.

Catholic University Presents Fall 2018 Music, Drama and Art Events
The Benjamin T. Rome School of Music, Drama, and Art will present several events this fall.

University Hosts Electron-Ion Collider Conference
Approximately 160 physicists from around the world covened to strategize how to unlock the secrets of the glue which binds all observable matter in the world.

Bishops Brush up on Business Skills at Catholic University
Nearly 30 bishops spent a week this summer participating in the Bishop's Executive Program.

University Hires Associate Vice President for Marketing and Communications
President Garvey announced that the University has hired Kevin Burke.

Leadership in the Office of Human Resources to Change
Vice President for Finance and Treasurer Rob Specter announces changes to leadership in the Office of Human Resources.

Statement on Reverend Theodore McCarrick
Read Catholic University's statement on Cardinal Theodore McCarrick.

Young Scholars Discuss Morality and the Law
The Institute for Human Ecology co-hosted a weeklong program introducing young scholars to foundational themes in the natural law tradition.

Drama Professor Takes Play about Actor Edwin Thomas Booth to Northern Ireland
Gary Sloan performed the latest iteration of "Haunted Prince: A Requiem for Edwin Booth" in Belfast.

Law Professors Serve as Experts at the United Nations
Two professors from the Columbus School of Law participated in meetings at the United Nations.

To Translate a Masterpiece
Catholic University Press and the Oliveira Lima Library share grant to publish first English edition of one of Manoel de Oliveira Lima's classic works.

Light the World Meets Word on Fire
Bishop Robert Barron, founder of Word on Fire Catholic Ministries, stopped by a brunch being held by Light the World!

Psychology Professor Named NSF Division Director
March Sebrechts has been appointed Division Director, Behavioral and Cognitive Sciences.

The Business of Pastoral Leadership
Close to 20 priests from dioceses across the country are graduating with master's degrees in Ecclesial Administration and Management.

University Physicist's Research Proves Superstar Eta Carinae Shoots Cosmic Rays
Michael Corcoran is part of a research team that published a new study in Nature Astronomy.

Biology Professors Receive Rare Level of NIH Research Funding
A biology professor and an engineering-biology team were awarded research grants from the National Institutes of Health.

Robert Destro to be Nominated for Significant State Department Position
President Donald J. Trump announced his intent to nominate Destro to serve as Assistant Secretary of State for Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor.

University Honored for Marketing and Communications Efforts
Catholic University received 10 awards from the Catholic Press Association.

Catholic Scientists Discuss Materialism and Faith
Hundreds of scientists from around the world gathered at Catholic University for a discussion about the intersection of science and faith.

University Hires New Executive Director of University Communications
President John Garvey announced that the University has hired Karna Lozoya.

President Garvey Announces New University Architect
President John Garvey appoints Debra Nauta-Rodriguez as the University's architect.

Board of Trustees Approves Academic Renewal
Catholic University is launching an innovative approach to excellence in teaching and research.

University Board Approves New School of Music, Drama, and Art
The Board of Trustees voted to unite the departments of drama and art with the Benjamin T. Rome School of Music.

Catholic Scientists to Discuss: Is the Mind Just the Brain?
Catholic scientists and philosophers from around the world will gather at Catholic University to talk about these questions in the context of science and faith.

President John Garvey Appoints New Dean of Music, Art, and Drama
University President John Garvey has appointed Jacqueline Leary-Warsaw as dean of the University's School of Music.

Upcoming Summer Programs at Catholic University
High school students will have unique opportunities to experience a taste of college life.

Doctoral Student Contributes to NASA Discovery
Thanks to a technique developed by Amy Rager, NASA scientists have discovered a new type of magnetic event in the near-Earth environment.

School of Engineering Establishes New Charles Nguyen Leadership Award
The School of Engineering has established a new award program named for the 13the dean of the school.

Catholic University, Imagination Stage, Hispanic Heritage Foundation to Present Oyeme, the Beautiful
The two special performances will be held at the University and on Capitol Hill.

Faculty Recognized at Spring Luncheon
Professors gathered in the Edward J. Pryzbyla University Center to honor their own during a faculty luncheon.

Classical and Christian Education Explored at Week-long Seminar
Eight scholars traveled from the Catholic University of Eichstatt-Ingolstadt, Germany, to speak at the first Eichstatt-Washington Seminar on Classical and Christian Culture.

Choir Members Perform with World-Renowned Los Angeles Philharmonic
Choir members from The Catholic University of America had a rare opportunity to perform alongside some of the world's most talented musicians.

Media Studies Professor Contributes to National Endowment for the Humanities Grant Project
Josh Shepperd is serving as the lead faculty advisor on a grant for collecting and preserving public media history.

Catholic University Mourns the Passing of Monsignor Thomas Green
It is with deep sadness that the School of Canon Law announces the unexpected passing of Monsignor Thomas Green.

Veterans Honored at Drama Performance
Veterans and active members of the military enjoyed an evening of free food and a theatrical performance.

Canon Law Students Share a Private Audience with Pope Francis
Students had a unique opportunity to spend time with Pope Francis during a study abroad trip to Rome over Spring Break.

A Day to Learn and Share
The University hosted the third annual Research Day on April 19.

Musicology Doctoral Candidate Wins Fulbright Study/Research Grant for France
Joy-Leilani Garbutt, a doctoral candidate in musicology, has been awarded a Fulbright U.S. Student award.

Vocal Performance Alumnus Named Finalist in Lincoln Center Competition
Jessica Victoria (Bachica) Ewell, who earned her doctorate in 2011, is a finalist in the International Joy in Singing Competition.

Archbishop Jose Gomez to Address 2018 Graduates
Most Rev. Jose H. Gomez, archbishop of Los Angeles, will address the Class of 2018.

Church Teachings on Sexuality and Family Life Discussed at Humanae Vitae Conference
Hundreds gathered at Catholic University for a symposium discussing Blessed Paul VI's writings on sexuality and family life.

Joint Academic Program to Provide Clinical and Theological Training in Bioethics
Health care professionals will have a new opportunity to gain expertise in Catholic Clinical Ethics.

Israeli Ambassador Discusses 'Freedom and Fanaticism in the Middle East'
Ron Dermer, the American-born Israeli ambassador to the United States, gave a talk titled "On Freedom and Fanaticism in the Middle East."

Mark Rienzi Named President of Becket Fund for Religious Liberty
Mark Rienzi, a First Amendment scholar and professor of law, has been named the president of the Becket Fund for Religious Liberty.

Catholic University Places 2nd in First-ever Vatican Hackathon
Five students earned second place in the first-ever Vatican Hackathon, dubbed VHacks, held earlier this month in Rome.

Celebrating the Life of Rev. Richard John Neuhaus
The founder of the Institute for Religion and Public Life and its magazine, First Things, was the subject of a half-day symposium at Catholic University.

University to Host Symposium Celebrating 50 Years of Humanae Vitae
Catholic University will host a symposium to analyze and discuss the legacy of Paul VI's document and the Church's teachings on human sexuality, love, and natural family planning.

Students to Compete in Vatican Hackathon
Five students will represent The Catholic University of America during the first-ever Vatican-sponsored hackathon.

Prominent Polish Dignitary to Discuss the Future of Europe
The Center for the Study of Statesmanship will host a prominent Polish dignitary this month.

Catholic University to Showcase Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson
Audiences will receive a history lesson with a goth twist as the Benjamin T. Rome School of Music presents its spring 2018 musical.

Student Written Plays to Premiere at Catholic University
The Department of Drama is presenting two original plays by M.F.A. playwriting candidates in February.

Rare Treasures of Brazil Showcased in Reopened Library Collection
A vast collection pertaining to Brazilian history is now available to the public thanks to the reopening of the Oliveira Lima Library.

MSPS Partners with The Chicago School of Professional Psychology
The Metropolitan School of Professional Studies and The Chicago School of Professional Psychology have partnered to give more students access to graduate degrees in behavioral and mental health.

Rev. Richard John Neuhaus Celebrated with Symposium
The University will host a symposium celebrating the writer and public intellectual.

Students Shine at Arena Stage in 'Bernstein at 100'
Students from the Benjamin T. Rome School of Music brought their musical talents to Arena Stage during a celebration of Leonard Bernstein.

The Business Side of Scientific Discovery Discussed at Workshop
A recent technology transfer workshop provided valuable insights for researchers interested in commercializing their scientific discoveries.

Students, Faculty Honor St. Thomas Aquinas with University Mass
Members of the University community began their semester in prayer during the Mass honoring the patronal feast day of St. Thomas Aquinas.

Board of Trustees Reappoints John Garvey as University President
The Board of Trustees announced that it has renewed the appointment of John Garvey, University President, for a term extending through June 2022.

Students March for the Dignity of Life
More than 400 students spent their day on the National Mall Jan. 19, speaking out about the dignity of life during this year's March for Life demonstration.

University Receives $6 Million for New Student Dining Hall
A generous $6 million gift from an anonymous donor will be used to build a new student dining hall.

Students "Hack" Homelessness
The School of Engineering will host a "Hackathon" aimed at combating the issue of homelessness.

Students Honor Martin Luther King, Jr., with Acts of Service
More than 800 members of the Catholic University community participated in this year's MLK Day of Service.

Immigration Experts Discuss 'The Globalization of Indifference'
A panel discussion at Catholic University provided an inside look at the Catholic Church's position on migration and 'the globalization of indifference.'

University Honored with Three CASE Awards
The Office of Marketing and Communications has been honored with three Accolades awards from the Council for Advancement and Support of Education.

St. Thomas Aquinas Mass Celebrates Catholic Schools Week
Catholic University and the Dominican House of Studies, in association with the National Catholic Education Association, will kick off the second semester of the year and National Catholic Schools Week at the annual University Mass in commemoration of the patronal feast of St. Thomas Aquinas.

Catholic University Announces Upcoming Spring Arts Event
Catholic University will present a full line-up of arts events this spring.

"On the Margins: At the Intersection of Catholic Thought and Migration"
A panel discussion on immigration will take places Jan. 11 at Catholic University.

VSL Team Wins Grant to Study Preservation of Priceless Glass Flutes
The Vitreous State Laboratory is part of a team awarded a three-year $350,000 grant for a research project aimed at improving preservation methods for priceless glass flutes.

University Instrumental in Founding of Catholic Consortium for International Higher Education Collaboration
Catholic University is one of the founding members of the Catholic Consortium for International Higher Education Collaboration.

University Participated in Work of This Year's Nobel Peace Prize Winner
Members of the Catholic University community had a hand in the work that led to this year's Nobel Peace Prize winner.

Annual Christmas Concert Supports Hurricane Relief Efforts
The 28th annual Christmas Concert for Charity raised more than $15,100 to support Catholic Charities USA Hurricane Relief.

Bishop Cantu Addresses Human Trafficking and Gender-Based Violence
Most Rev. Oscar Cantu, bishop of the Diocese of Las Cruces, N.M., said development and community workers need to address the root causes of vulnerabilities in their communities.

Conference Speakers Discuss the Evolving Idea of a Catholic University
Archbishop Christophe Pierre, apostolic nuncio to the United States, addressed the nature and role of a Catholic university today.

Engineering School Hosts International Workshop on Climate Change
International experts who participated in the workshop sent a clear message on climate change.

New General Counsel Appointed by President
President John Garvey has appointed Nancy Morrison O'Connor as the University's new general counsel, effective Jan. 1, 2018.

Holy See's Secretary of State Discusses the Legacy of Vatican II
Cardinal Pietro Parolin, the Vatican's secretary of state, spoke about the ongoing legacy of the Second Vatican Council during an address Nov. 14 at Catholic University.

Catholic University Extends Scholarships to Federal Employees
The Metropolitan School of Professional Studies will promote a highly trained federal workforce by offering scholarships to eligible federal employees across the country.

Operas Explore the Search for 'Happily Ever After'
The Benjamin T. Rome School of Music will present a double feature of The Old Maid and the Thief and Doctor Miracle.

Annual Christmas Concert to Benefit Hurricane Relief
Proceeds from the concert will benefit Catholic Charities USA Hurricane Relief.

Vatican Secretary of State to Speak at Catholic University
Cardinal Pietro Parolin, the Vatican's secretary of state, will deliver an address titled "The Council: A Prophecy that Continues with Pope Francis."

Professors, Students to Participate in Vatican Symposium on Nuclear Disarmament
Two professors and three students will attend "Perspectives for a World Free from Nuclear Weapons and for Integral Disarmament."

Double Lives and Moral Lives: Conference Explores the Ethics of Intelligence Work
Former CIA director Michael Hayden was the main speaker at "Double Lives and Moral Lives: An Exploration into the Ethics of Intelligence."

University to Implement New Core Curriculum in Fall 2018
After three years of extensive discussion and research, the University will implement a more integrated and mission-focused Core Curriculum in fall 2018.

Challenges of Climate Change to Be Discussed by International Experts
Catholic University will bring together an international group of experts to address the challenges of climate change at a workshop.

Apostolic Nuncio Calls Catholics to Join Together in Synodality
Archbishop Christophe Pierre, the apostolic nuncio to the United States, gave an address entitlred "Synodality and Pope Francis: The Church that Walks Together."

Carmelite Province of the Most Pure Heart of Mary Gives Catholic University $5 Million
The Carmelite Province of the Most Pure Heart of Mary has given Catholic University's School of Theology and Religious Studies $5 million.

Catholic University Opens Doors to Puerto Rico Students
The University will open its doors to undergraduate students currently enrolled in degree programs in college and universities in Puerto Rico.

Carly Fiorina Talks about Leadership as Part of CEO Lecture Series
The Busch School of Business and Economics welcomed Carly Fiorina to campus as part of its CEO Lecture Series.

Past. Present, and Future of Catholic Higher Education to Be Explored at Conference
The University will host "Land O'Lakes at 50: The Future of Catholic Higher Education."

Rep. Francis Rooney Joins Professors for a Conversation on Subsidiarity
A symposium on the topic was hosted recently by the Institute for Human Ecology.

A Pope and a President
The Institute for Human Ecology welcomed author Paul Kengor to speak about his new book.

University President Appoints First-Ever University Architect
John Garvey announced the appointment of Margaret Carney.

Promoting Interfaith Understanding and Dialogue
Christian and Muslim scholars from around the country convened at Catholic University last week.

Halloween on Campus Draws Wizards, Goblins, and Princesses
More than 1,400 young wizards, goblins, princesses, and other characters toured campus on Oct. 26.

Marathon Reading of St. Augustine's Confessions Draws Audience of More Than 200
The Marathon Reading of St. Augustine's Confessions was held over three days.

Additional Information on Shelter-in-Place Incident and Alert Options
This is an update on the Oct. 25 shelter-in-place incident.

Do Local Communities Know Best? Symposium Explores Subsidiarity
The Institute for Human Ecology will host "Subsidiarity in Politics, Culture, and Economy."

Catholic University Plans Domestic Violence Awareness Month Mass for Family Peace
The Mass will be celebrated at the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception on Oct. 7.

A Message from University President on HHS Mandate Resolution
Read an update from President John Garvey.

Catholic University to Present Kiss Me, Kate
Audiences will get a behind-the-scenes look into the world of show business as the Benjamin T. Rome School of Music presents its fall musical, Kiss Me, Kate.

Chamber Symphony Highlights Music of Spain with Special Concert
The Catholic University Chamber Orchestra gave a special performance.

Biology Professor Receive NIH Awards to Support Student Research
Biology professors John Golin and Ann K. Corsi are recent recipients of high competitive National Institutes of Health awards.

Business and the Common Good Examined at Good Profit Conference
More than 300 business leaders gathered on campus to discuss whether profitable business be a force for good.

Professors Explore the Confessions of St. Augustine
Three professors outlined the ways in which their separate disciplines have studied and taught St. Augustine's best-known work

University Extends Prayers, Support for Victims of Las Vegas Shootings
The Catholic University of America extends its prayers and support for the victims of the mass shooting in Las Vegas.

Film Actor John Carroll Lynch Gives Master Class for Drama Students
Students from the Department of Drama had a rare opportunity to learn from an accomplished film and television actor.

Murphy's Grill Opens as a New On-Campus Dining Option
Members of the community have a new place to gather with friends and classmates.

Bishop Braxton Speaks on Healing the Racial Divide: 'Everybody can do something'
What can Catholics and Christians do to build peace when faced with our country's great racial divide?

Busch School of Business and Economics, D.C. Small Businesses Partner
The Initiative for a Competitive Inner City was launched on Sept. 25.

Sistine Chapel Choir Performance a 'Stunning' Musical Gift
The choir performed in the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception on Sept. 20.

Nobel Prize Winner Addresses Biology Symposium
Louis J. Ignarro addressed students, chronicling is research on nitric oxide.

University Statement on Father James Martin, S.J., Invitation
The University responds to a decision by Theology College to rescind a speaking invitation.

Center for the Study of Statesmanship Kicks Off
Catholic University formally launched the Center for the Study of Statesmanship Sept. 13.

10-Year Research Agreement Promises up to $80 Million in Funding for Vitreous State Laboratory
The agreement continues a long-standing commercial partnership between the lab and the Atkins company.

Sistine Chapel Choir to Host Workshop on Sacred Music
Twelve members of the Sistine Chapel Choir and their director will host a workshop on campus.

Students Serve as Summer Interns at the White House
Two students spent every day working in the White House over the summer.

University Receives High U.S. News and World Report Rankings
Catholic University has risen in the 2018 listings for Universities and graduate programs nationwide.

Columbus School of Law Receives $1.4 Million for Three New Initiatives
The law school received the gift for initiatives supporting research and educational opportunities.

Social Service School to Hold Teach-In
Faculty, staff, and students of the National Catholic School of Social Service will gather Sept. 21 to address racism and its manifestation in social policies, non-profits, and social service organizations.

President John Garvey Responds to Decision to End DACA
President John Garvey issued a statement in response to the Trump administration's decision to end DACA.

Message from President Garvey About Hurricane Harvey
Read a message from the president.

Theology School Welcomes New Faculty Members
The School of Theology and Religious Studies welcomes two new faculty members this year.

Students Called as Witnesses for Christ during Mass of the Holy Spirit
The Mass, held annually at the opening of the school year, was celebrated by Cardinal Donald Wuerl.

Liturgical Studies Faculty Participate in 26th International Congress of Societas Liturgica
Catholic University had the largest contingent of faculty presenters during the congress.

Bishop Braxton to Address The Catholic Church and Black Lives Matter Movement
Bishop Edward Braxton of Belleville, Ill., will visit Catholic University on Sept. 21.

Business Leaders to Discuss Moral Limits and Potential of Profit
This fall, business and faith leaders will meet at Catholic University.

New Students Receive Warm Welcome at Move-In Day
More than 800 first-year and transfer students moved into residence halls on Aug. 24.

Local Small Businesses to Kick Start Growth with Catholic University
The Busch School of Business and Economics is launching the Inner City Capital Connections program.

More than 20 Priests Participate in New Program
More than 20 priests from 17 dioceses around the country took a week of classes as part of the Master of Science in Ecclesial Administration and Management.

Catholic University Kicks Off Foreign Policy Center
The Center for the Study of Statesmanship offers a measured approach to foreign policy.

Academic Year to Open with Mass of the Holy Spirit
The University will celebrate the start of the academic year with its Mass of the Holy Spirit on Thursday, Aug. 31, at 12:10 p.m. in the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception Great Upper Church.

University to Present Fall Drama and Music Events
Catholic University will present a full line-up of arts events this fall. The Department of Drama will bring two productions to the stage and students from the Benjamin T. School of Music will also have much to offer.

Physics Professor Awarded Hubble Observing Time
Steve Kraemer is part of a team of astrophysicists from around the world that was recently awarded observing time on the Hubble Space Telescope.

VSL Participates in South African Leadership Program
The University was selected as the first research university to participate in the South Africa Washington International program.

Women's Lacrosse Team Leads Nation in Honor Roll
The women's lacrosse team set the bar for the rest of the country in academic achievementduring the 2017 season.

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 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, 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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