Assistant Professor Martin Johnson in the Department of Media Studies is writing a book about movies of local people, created to draw people into small-town theaters.
Patrick Tuite, chair, drama, and Grayson Wagstaff, dean, music, were interviewed for a story on performing arts at CUA in the Arlington Catholic Herald.
Learn more about Archbishop Fulton J. Sheen's time at Catholic University in a video featuring interviews with students, faculty, and staff.
Looking for something to read during the 40 days of Lent? Faculty and staff at The Catholic University of America share their favorite Lenten prose and even an audio tape for listening when you're on the go.
CUA ranked 14th in the nation, clinched the Landmark Conference regular-season crown with a 75-60 victory over Juniata College. It has won 15 in a row and not lost in 2015.
Philippine Cardinal Luis Antonio Tagle, a Catholic University alumnus, will deliver the annual Cardinal Dearden Lecture on Monday, March 2, at 4:30 p.m. He will speak on the 50th anniversary of Gaudium et Spes, the Pastoral Constitution on the Church in the Modern World (one of four main constitutions of the Second Vatican Council).
The Catholic University of America is one of close to 400 universities participating in the annual RecycleMania competition. The eight-week competition runs through March 28. Competitors report the amount of recycling and trash collected each week and are ranked based on who recycles the most on a per capita basis.
Hundreds of students cheered as Mike Thorsen, a junior early childhood education major from Edison, N.J., successfully lifted his dance partner above his head during their recreation of the final routine from the movie Dirty Dancing. Thorsen was named this year's winner of Catholic University's all-male pageant, Mr. CUA, the evening of Feb. 13.
When it comes to music, CUA senior Matthew Yost had an early start. As a kid growing up in Salt Lake City, he attended the Madeleine Choir School, which specializes in music education and performance.
Most Rev. Daniel E. Flores, bishop of Brownsville, Texas, will give a talk titled "Immigration as a Theological Paradigm for Faith and Social Justice" as part of the Third Annual Hispanic Innovators of the Faith Lecture at Catholic University.
A number of Catholic University students and alumni from the Benjamin T. Rome School of Music and the Department of Drama in the School of Arts and Sciences have received nominations for the 2015 Helen Hayes Awards for their performances and work in Washington, D.C.-area productions.
Musical theatre students will explore the material of one of today's most well-known composers and lyricists this month as Unlimited: The Music and Lyrics of Stephen Schwartz, makes its premiere at The Catholic University of America. Stephen Schwartz is a Grammy and Academy Award-winning composer and lyricist best known for the Broadway hits Pippin, Godspell, and Wicked. He has also contributed lyrics to films including Pocahontas, The Hunchback of Notre Dame, The Prince of Egypt, and Enchanted.
After a successful summer internship, engineering major Kevin Hanula accepted a job offer with a construction firm.
The U.S. Green Building Council features CUA's Crough Center in promo video for LEED Lab, a course developed by CUA.
Seated next to his counterpart from the Australian Catholic University (ACU), Catholic University President John Garvey noted the "three-continent endeavor" that had brought them to a signing ceremony for the Memorandum of Understanding on a shared Rome Center located about a mile from the Vatican.
CUA was recently a part of the list of The 50 Most Underrated Colleges in America by Business Insider. It ranked 21st overall.
The United States Supreme Court has issued favorable rulings in all five of the cases before it that drew the involvement of Catholic University law school professor Mark Rienzi. Two of them were relatively rare unanimous decisions.
Through Saturday, Feb. 7, the work of Catholic University architecture and planning students will be showcased at the District Architecture Center (DAC) SIGAL Gallery by the Washington Chapter of the American Institute of Architects (AIA DC) and the Washington Architectural Foundation.
The Catholic University of America's School of Business and Economics has received a commitment of up to $3 million from the combined efforts of the Charles Koch Foundation ($1,750,000), the Busch Family Foundation ($500,000), and three business leaders -- Sean Fieler, Frank Hanna, and Michael Millette -- each contributing $250,000 to support additional faculty members who will bolster the school's goal of advancing the study and practice of principled entrepreneurship.
The Catholic University of America's Certificate in European Studies Program hosts a roundtable discussion on freedom of expression, democracy, faith, and violence.
For senior Larissa Scarpa, helping those with disabilities and mental illness is a cause that's close to her heart.
More than 750 students, faculty, and staff from The Catholic University of America are expected to serve neighbors in need on Martin Luther King Jr. Day on Monday, Jan. 19-- the largest contingent in the 10 years the University has participated in the MLK Day of Service. It also will mark the largest community service event ever at Catholic University.
As part of its anniversary season, the Benjamin T. Rome School of Music has numerous special performances planned for 2015.
When alumna Angela Chiappetta graduated with a bachelor's degree in religious and liturgical studies, she promised herself she would stay true to her passion for theology. And she is keeping her promise.
Vince Bantu, a current doctoral student in Catholic University's Department of Semitic and Egyptian Languages and Literatures, has come to understand the role the Christianity can play in helping to improve race relations in the United States. Bantu is among 20 recent recipients of a 2014 Forum for Theological Exploration Fellowship for Doctoral Students of African Descent.