When Katie Lally, a sophomore psychology major from Huntington, N.Y., decided she was going to attend Catholic University, she repeatedly joked with her high school friends that she was going to meet the president. To her surprise, her internship this semester put her in the same room with President Barack Obama, Speaker of the House John Boehner, and Ireland's Prime Minister Enda Kenny.
M.F.A. playwriting candidate Tearrance Chisholm has always been driven to create. Today that drive comes through in his original plays exploring the African-American experience. But as a child growing up in St. Louis, Chisholm spent a lot of time working on art projects.
Earlier this month Catholic University hosted a Holi Festival, a colorful Hindu celebration in the spring to celebrate love and new beginnings. Check out photos by clicking the link above.
The Catholic University of America has been recognized as a 2014 Tree Campus by the Arbor Day Foundation -- the fourth consecutive year the University has earned the distinction.
America's Catholic cardinals will gather in St. Louis on Friday, April 24, to raise money for college scholarships at the 26th American Cardinals Dinner. The dinner is preceded by Mass, which will be held at the Cathedral Basilica of Saint Louis, 4431 Lindell Boulevard, at 4:30 p.m. that day.
In honor of its 100 anniversary, The Catholic Historical Review, the journal founded at The Catholic University of America in April 1915, has published two special centennial issues.
After 53 years of coaching men's tennis at CUA, Marty Dowd had his last home match on Saturday.
Longtime Catholic University drama professor John C. "Jack" Carr, who taught at CUA from 1964 to 1994, was recently honored posthumously with a Kennedy Center/Stephen Sondheim Inspirational Teacher Award and a $10,000 grant that will go to the Department of Drama.
The Clothesline Project, which bears witness to violence against women, will hang over the Edward J. Pryzbyla University Center Patio for six days in April.
Catholic University students, alumni, and faculty performed in one of Washington's most notable venues Sunday night during the Benjamin T. Rome School of Music's 50th Anniversary Gala Concert, a full orchestral and choral program held in the Concert Hall of the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts.
Alumni who have not visited CUA's Brookland campus in a few years may be in for a surprise. Click the link above to look at the transformation of South Campus. St. Bonaventure Hall along with residence halls Conaty, Spalding, and Spellman were razed to make way for the Monroe Street Market mixed-use development. Take a look at the change over the past five years.
Mary Higgins Clark, best-selling author and suspense novelist, will address the Class of 2015 at the 126th Annual Commencement Ceremony of The Catholic University of America on May 16. Catholic University's Commencement will be held outdoors on the east steps of the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception.
The best day of Caroline Johnson's spring break was spent with Gilberto, a Costa Rican man with serve physical and cognitive impairments. They played soccer in a grassy area outside a convent in Alajuela, Costa Rica, where Johnson lived the week of spring break while on a mission trip with other Catholic University students.
Scientific discoveries can be made by those who are not afraid of making mistakes. That was the message given to a room of astronomers and members of the Catholic University community last week when CUA hosted an astrophysics seminar organized by the Vatican Observatory Foundation.
As part of its anniversary season, the Benjamin T. Rome School of Music has numerous special performances planned for 2015.