Jandro Abot, a clinical associate professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering, has been awarded a Fulbright U.S. Scholar Grant to do research abroad, as part of the Fulbright-Brazil Scientific Mobility Program in Nanotechnology and New Materials.
Philip Rivers, Pro Bowl quarterback for the San Diego Chargers, will address the Class of 2014 at the 125th Annual Commencement Ceremony of The Catholic University of America on May 17.
Andrew Abela appeared on CatholicTV to speak about the school's one year anniversary.
Alumna and current CUA doctoral student Ryann Craig, M.A. 2012, is part of a team at the National Archives that resurrected the legacy of Iraqi Jewish heritage.
Formerly the centerpieces of living rooms and offices, old TVs and computer monitors can become a threat to the environment when improperly disposed of. The bulky screens are made with cathode ray tubes (CRTs) that include thick lead glass to block X-ray emissions.
Hoping to solve that problem is Ian Pegg, physics professor and director of the Vitreous State Laboratory (VSL) at The Catholic University of America. Nearly 10 years ago, Pegg was contracted by a group of entrepreneurs in Wisconsin to find an alternative recycling solution for CRTs. Together with VSL scientists Hao Gan and Malabika Chaudhuri, Pegg developed a method for repurposing CRT glass into ceramic floor tiles.
WASHINGTON - The Catholic University Department of Athletics is geared and ready to the host the 2014 Special Olympics District of Columbia Polar Bear Plunge from Thursday, Feb. 6 to Saturday, Feb. 8 with activities taking place in the DuFour Athletic Center and at Cardinal Stadium.
The Catholic University of America (CUA) and Dominican House of Studies, in association with the National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA), will celebrate National Catholic Schools Week at the annual University Mass in honor of St. Thomas Aquinas, which will be broadcast live on EWTN.
Conor Hardy’s, B.A. 2012, path to the Metropolitan Police Department was a bit of a surprising one. After he graduated from his high school in Potomac, Md., he entered a seminary in New York. By the end of the year he knew it wasn’t the right path for him, but it did turn out to be the beginning of a new one.
On Jan. 12, Pope Francis announced that he would elevate 19 bishops to the College of Cardinals. Among those named was Archbishop Orlando Quevedo, O.M.I., S.T.B. 1964, who leads the Archdiocese of Cotabato in the Philippines. He will become the second cardinal in the Philippines who was educated at The Catholic University of America.
Renate Chancellor, assistant professor in the Department of Library and Information Science at The Catholic University of America, will be presented with the Award for Teaching Excellence from the Association for Library and Information Science Education (ALISE) during the association’s annual meeting Jan. 21 to 24 in Philadelphia.
On Jan. 22, Catholic University students will join tens of thousands of people in the 41st Annual March for Life.
Nearly six years of pro bono legal work boiled down to a single critical hour for Catholic University law school Professor Mark Rienzi as he argued McCullen v. Coakley before the nine justices of the United States Supreme Court on January 15th.
James Brennan, provost of The Catholic University of America, is spending a week in Israel as a member of a delegation of nine provosts from American universities. Brennan is visiting Tel Aviv and Jerusalem from Jan. 5 to 11 with Project Interchange, an educational institute of the American Jewish Committee that fosters connections between opinion leaders and policy makers with counterparts in Israel.
Catholic Director of Athletics Sean Sullivan opens up with Nicole Duhring of the Washington Business Journal.
A 1959 alumnus offers a tour of his Maryland Christmas tree farm, where customers are treated to the joys of the season.
The 24th annual Christmas Concert for Charity raised about $9,000 for Bethlehem House, which provides two Christian residential communities for adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities and shares a special relationship with The Catholic University of America.
Elizabeth “Betty” Walton had a soft spot in her heart for Catholic University, even before her husband, Clarence Walton, became president of the University in 1969.
The University Archives recently launched two online finding aids for collections related to Mother Teresa, the Nobel Peace Prize-winning nun and founder of the Missionaries of Charities, who was beatified in 2003 as a step toward possible sainthood.
Calling on God to inspire government and business leaders to help end global hunger, Cardinal Donald Wuerl, Archbishop of Washington, Chancellor of The Catholic University of America, and CUA trustee, led University students in prayer today, joining Pope Francis and Catholics worldwide in support of a campaign to alleviate a problem that affects nearly a billion people.
Gannon O’Brien, B.M. 2011, had understudied for a lead role before. “You have to hit all your marks as a member of the ensemble,” he says. “At the same time you have to be watching the lead — his blocking, his choreography. What is he doing with the role? It can be a challenge.”
On Monday, Dec. 2 Longstreth/NFHCA announced the 2013 All-American Teams, which named Megan Comunale
and Maura Campbell
Second Team All-Americans.
The Institute for Policy Research & Catholic Studies (IPR) of The Catholic University of America announced today that Suzan Johnson Cook, former United States Ambassador-at-Large for International Religious Freedom, will serve a one-year appointment as a distinguished visiting fellow at IPR.