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CUA's administrators, faculty, staff and students are often quoted or featured in a wide variety of print, online and TV interviews. Below are stories featuring members of the CUA community.

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  • July 24, 2015

    Little Sisters at the Supreme Court

    Mark Rienzi, professor, law, was interviewed by the National Review on the Little Sisters of the Poor going to the Supreme Court for religious-liberty protection.

  • July 23, 2015

    Impact of Religious Liberty Bill on Millennials

    Robert Destro, professor, law, was interviewed on GVH on how a congressional religious liberty bill impacts millennials.

  • July 23, 2015

    Playwright Student in American Theatre

    Eleanor Holdridge, head of MFA directing program, and Tearrance Chisholm, graduate student, were mentioned in an American Theatre article on the Bay Area Playwrights Festival.

  • July 22, 2015

    Students Keeping the Faith

    Victor Nakas, associate vice president for public affairs; William Rainford, dean, National Catholic School of Social Service; William Mattison, associate professor, moral theology; Rev. Jude de Angelo, University chaplain; Pam Tremblay, associate campus minister for women's ministry; and Emmjolee Mendoza Waters, associate director of campus ministry; were among those interviewed for a Salt + Light TV feature on young people finding their faith in college.

  • July 22, 2015

    Is the Honeymoon Over for Pope Francis?

    Stephen Schneck, director, Institute of Policy Research & Catholic Studies, was quoted in a Religion News Service story on Pope Francis's popularity

  • July 22, 2015

    Religious Freedom vs Gay Rights

    Chad Pecknold, associate professor, theology, was interviewed on EWTN News Nightly for a segment on a majority of American's believing religious freedom trumps gay rights.

  • July 20, 2015

    The Antithesis of Love

    Chad Pecknold, associate professor, theology, was quoted in a National Review story on Planned Parenthood, in relation to the Pope's recent encyclical on creation.

  • July 20, 2015

    Conference on Human Trafficking

    William Rainford, dean, National Catholic School of Social Service (NCSSS), and Mary Leary, professor, law, were quoted in an Arlington Catholic Herald story about a human trafficking conference co-sponsored by NCSSS in July. It was also covered by Catholic News Service.

  • July 20, 2015

    Cuban Embassy Opens

    Enrique Pumar, chair, sociology, was interviewed on the Kojo Nnamdi show on WAMU on the opening of the Cuban Embassy.

  • July 20, 2015

    Iran Nuclear Deal

    Robert Destro, professor, law, was interviewed by GVH Live on the Iran nuclear deal.

  • July 17, 2015

    Scholarship Winners Share Goal to Serve

    Joseph McQuarrie, B.A., 2015, and Brooke Panzarella, freshman, were featured in a Trenton Monitor story on the Most Rev. David M. O'Connell Service Scholarship.

  • July 16, 2015

    Critics of Pope's View on Global Economy

    Stephen Schneck, director, Institute for Policy Research & Catholic Studies, was interviewed by Voice of America on conservatives' criticism of the Pope's view on global economy.

  • July 14, 2015

    Little Sisters told to Violate Faith or Pay Fine

    Mark Rienzi, professor, law, was interviewed by Fox News on a court ruling that the government can force nonprofits to comply with contraception mandate.

  • July 13, 2015

    Law Professor Testifies on Assisted Suicide

    Lucia Silecchia, professor, law, served as a witness at a D.C. City Council hearing on a proposed assisted suicide bill. She was quoted in a Catholic News Agency article on the hearing.

  • July 11, 2015

    Pope Francis on Global Capitalism

    Stephen Schneck, director of the Institute for Policy Research & Catholic Studies, was interviewed for the New York Times on the Pope's speech in Paraguay.

  • July 10, 2015

    Syriac Christian Artifacts and Conference

    Aaron Butts, assistant professor, Semitic languages and literatures, was interviewed by Catholic News Service and EWTN News Nightly about a recent Syriac Christian conference and display of artifacts on campus. The Arlington Catholic Herald also covered the conference

  • July 9, 2015

    Easy Annulments not the Answer

    Rev. John Beal, professor, canon law, was interviewed by National Catholic Reporter on the annulment process.

  • June 28, 2015

    John Garvey - Power Player of the Week

    University President John Garvey was interviewed by Fox News's Chris Wallace as the Power Player of the Week.

  • June 28, 2015

    Impact of Same-Sex Marriage Ruling

    Chad Pecknold, associate professor, theology, was interviewed by Voice of America on the Supreme Court decision on same-sex marriage. His comments appeared in two VOA stories.

  • June 26, 2015

    Democrats and GOP on Laudato Si

    Stephen Schneck, director, Institute for Policy Research & Catholic Studies, was interviewed for the National Catholic Register on Laudato Si.

  • June 26, 2015

    Ethics of Legalizing Marijuana

    Melissa Moschella, assistant professor, philosophy, was quoted in the Pilot on the ethics of legalizing marijuana.

  • June 26, 2015

    Second Phase of Synod on Family

    John Grabowski, associate professor, moral theology/ethics, was interviewed on Telecare on the second phase of the Synod of the Family.

  • June 25, 2015

    The Pope and the Internet

    Stephen Schneck, director of the Institute for Policy Research & Catholic Studies, was interviewed by The Atlantic on the Pope and the internet.

  • June 25, 2015

    Lawmakers and the Pope's Encyclical

    Stephen Schneck, director, Institute for Policy Research & Catholic Studies, was interviewed by Crux on whether lawmakers will be influenced by Laudato Si.

  • June 24, 2015

    On the Redefinition of Marriage

    Chad Pecknold, associate professor, theology, published an op-ed in National Review on the redefinition of marriage.

  • June 23, 2015

    Have Family, Grow Garden, Be Holy

    Chad Pecknold, associate professor, theology, and Lucia Silecchia, professor, law, were quoted in a Catholic News Agency story about Ladato Si.

  • June 22, 2015

    Laudato Si’ and the Common Good

    Chad Pecknold, associate professor of religion, was quoted in a June 22 National Review Online article about popes, politics, and science.

  • June 22, 2015

    American's Changing Religious Landscape

    William D’Antonio, senior fellow, Institute for Policy Research & Catholic Studies, was quoted in a June 22 National Catholic Reporter article about a recent survey on America’s religious landscape.

  • June 19, 2015

    Images of "The Shire" in Laudato Si

    Chad Pecknold, associate professor of religion, published a reflection on Laudato Si in ABC Religion.

  • June 19, 2015

    Accountability for Bishops

    Kurt Martens, associate professor, canon law, was quoted in a June 19 National Catholic Register article about the Vatican’s tougher standards regarding the mishandling of clergy sexual abuse.

  • June 18, 2015

    Enthusiasm for Encyclical

    Jay Richards, assistant research professor of business, was interviewed by Catholic News Service on Laudato Si.

  • June 18, 2015

    What to know on Laudato Si

    Chad Pecknold, associate professor of systematic theology, had a reaction to Laudato Si printed in an Aleteia article.

  • June 18, 2015

    Church Grateful for Encyclical

    Maryann Cusimano Love, associate professor of politics, was quoted in a National Catholic Reporter story on the pope's encyclical on the environment.

  • June 18, 2015

    Fatherhood Changes Men for the Better

    Rev. Paul Sullins, research professor of sociology, was quoted in a Washington Times story on fatherhood.

  • June 18, 2015

    Pope's Appeal on Climate Change

    Jay Richards, assistant research professor, business, was interviewed by WZZM13 (Grand Rapids) on the Pope's encyclical.

  • June 18, 2015

    On Laudato Si

    Chad Pecknold, associate professor, theology, was interviewed on EWTN News Nightly on Laudato Si.

  • June 18, 2015

    Pope's Call for Action

    Bob Destro, professor, law, was interviewed on the Diane Rehm Show on Laudato Si.

  • June 18, 2015

    Climate Change, Moral Obligation

    Monsignor Kevin Irwin, Walter J. Schmitz Chair of Liturgical Studies, was interviewed by NY1 on the Pope on climate change.

  • June 17, 2015

    Solidarity and Faith

    The Institute for Policy Research & Catholic Studies co-hosted a conference with the AFL-CIO on "Erroneous Autonomy: A Conversation on Solidarity & Faith." It was covered by Time, National Catholic Reporter, Religion News Service, Salt + Light, and El Pregonero.

  • June 17, 2015

    Pope Francis on Global Warming

    Chad Pecknold, associate professor of theology, was interviewed by Fox News on the pope's encyclical on the environment.

  • June 17, 2015

    The Hard Part of Francis's Encyclical

    William Dinges, professor of religion, was quoted in Inside Climate News on Pope Francis's Encyclical on the Environment.

  • June 16, 2015

    Why the Pope's Encyclical Matters

    Monsignor Kevin Irwin, Walter J. Schmitz Chair of Liturgical Studies, was quoted in an Atlantic article about Laudato Si, the pope's encyclical on the environment.

  • June 16, 2015

    Two Professor on EWTN News Nightly

    Chad Pecknold, associate professor of theology, was interviewed about the Pope's upcoming encyclical on EWTN News Nightly (top story). Msgr. Stephen Rossetti, clincial associate professor, was interviewed about how the church is actively stopping sex abuse (14:37).

  • June 15, 2015

    Leaked Version of Encyclical

    Chad Pecknold, associate professor of theology, was interviewed by the Washington Post on a leaked version of the pope's encyclical on the environment.

  • June 14, 2015

    Historic Number of Catholics Seek Presidency

    Stephen Schneck, director of the Institute for Policy Research & Catholic Studies, was interviewed by Catholic News Service on the number of Catholics running for president.

  • June 14, 2015

    The Church on Climate Change

    William Dinges, professor of religion and culture, commented on the history of the Church on climate change in the National Journal.

  • June 14, 2015

    Couples talk to Bishops about Marriage

    John Grabowski, associate professor of moral theology and ethics, and his wife participated in a panel of married couples who presented to the U.S. bishops last week. Catholic News Agency covered the panel.

  • June 12, 2015

    Magna Carta's 800th Anniversary

    Victor Williams, clinical assistant professor, law, published a commentary in The Jurist on the significance of the 800th anniversary of the Magna Carta.

  • June 11, 2015

    On the Encyclical on the Environment

    Chad Pecknold, associate professor of theology, was interviewed on EWTN News Nightly on the Pope's upcoming encyclical on the Environment.

  • June 10, 2015

    Pope Approves New Tribunal for Bishops

    Monsignor Stephen Rossetti, clinical associate professor, was quoted in a Washington Post story on the new tribunal established for bishops accused of covering up sex abuse.

  • June 10, 2015

    Coach-Alum Helps Hundreds Earn Degrees

    Joe Fisher, head women's track and field coach, was featured in a Baltimore Sun article detailing how he has helped more than 500 young men and women get college degrees.

  • June 9, 2015

    Crippling First Freedom

    John Garvey, University President, was quoted in a National Catholic Register story about religious liberty. The story quoted an essay he wrote for the USCCB's Catechetical Sunday.

  • June 7, 2015

    A Manufactured Priest Shortage?

    Rev. Paul Sullins, research professor, sociology, was quoted in a Tribune Review story on priest shortages.

  • June 7, 2015

    Parish Must Be Place of Active Hospitality

    John Grabowski, associate professor, theology, published an article in Our Sunday Visitor on how parishes can be revitalized by seeking community.

  • June 6, 2015

    Rubio's Religion

    Chad Pecknold, associate professor, theology, was quoted in a NY Daily News story on Marco Rubio's religion.

  • June 5, 2015

    Papal Altar Design Winners

    Numerous media outlets covered the announcement of the winner of a contest to design the altar, chair, and ambo to be used by Pope Francis during his Sept. 23 Mass in Washington, D.C.

  • June 5, 2015

    Student Composition Premiered at Kennedy Center

    Matthew Yost, music student, was interviewed by KSL in his hometown of Salt Lake City on the debut of his composition at the Kennedy Center gala celebrating the School of Music's 50th anniversary.

  • June 4, 2015

    Pope Francis's Upcoming Encyclical

    Rev. Regis Armstong, O.F.M. Cap., The John and Gertrude Hubbard Chair in Theology and Religious Studies, was quoted in a Huffington Post story on Pope Francis' encyclical on the environment.

  • June 1, 2015

    Catholic Culture in the U.S.

    Stephen Schneck, director of the Institute for Policy Research & Catholic Studies and associate professor of politics, has begun a weekly blog for U.S. Catholic. This week he focused on the changes in Catholic culture in the United States.

  • May 28, 2015

    President Garvey on WAMU-FM

    President John Garvey was interviewed on The Kojo Nnamdi Show on WAMU-FM. He discussed higher education, faith, and social policy issues.

  • May 28, 2015

    Republican Candidate Carly Fiorina

    John K. White, professor, politics, was quoted in a May 28 Fox News article about the presidential campaign of Republican candidate Carly Fiorina.

  • May 27, 2015

    Messaging for Pope Francis Visit

    William Mattison, associate professor, theology and religious studies, was quoted in a May 27 National Catholic Register article about Catholic Voices, which is training volunteers in how to present the face of the Catholic Church to the reporters who will cover Pope Francis’s visit to the United States.

  • May 26, 2015

    Hillary Clinton and Welfare

    Stephen Schneck, director of the Institute for Policy Research & Catholic Studies and associate professor of politics, was quoted in a May 26 Bloomberg article about how Hillary Clinton will deal with welfare during her campaign.

  • May 23, 2015

    Albert Einstein Letter

    Trevor Lipscombe, director, The Catholic University of America Press, was quoted in a May 23 Zero Hora (Porto Alegre, Brazil) article about the authenticity of a recently discovered letter sent by Albert Einstein to school children in Brazil.

  • May 21, 2015

    Coverage of Nostra Aetate Conference

    Catholic News Service covered the Nostra Aetate conference held at CUA.

  • May 21, 2015

    The Fight to End Childhood Poverty

    Cara Drinan, associate professor, law, wrote a blog for Huffington Post on Red Noses for Kids.

  • May 20, 2015

    Vatican, Palestine, and Catholic-Jewish Ties

    Marshall Breger, professor, law, was quoted in a JTA story on the Vatican's move toward recognition of Palestinian statehood.

  • May 20, 2015

    CUA Commencement

    A May 19 Catholic Standard article detailed CUA’s Commencement, which featured an address from best-selling author Mary Higgins Clark.

  • May 19, 2015

    Poverty and Climate Change

    Andreas Widmer, director, entrepreneurship programs, was interviewed by Vatican Radio on the link between poverty and climate change.

  • May 19, 2015

    Grads Commit to Long-Term Service

    The Catholic Standard published a story about 26 CUA graduates committed to long-term service.

  • May 18, 2015

    D.C. Laws and Conscience Rights

    John Garvey, University President, and Robert Destro, professor, law, were quoted in a National Catholic Register story about new D.C. laws that compromise conscience rights.

  • May 15, 2015

    Teacher Charged for Throwing Books

    Mary Leary, professor, law, was quoted in an Associated Press story about a teacher who threw books in a classroom.

  • May 15, 2015

    New Trans-Pacific Trade Deal

    Stephen Schneck, director, Institute for Policy Research & Catholic Studies, was quoted in a National Catholic Register story on a new trans-Pacific trade deal.

  • May 12, 2015

    Pew Survey on Religion

    Chad Pecknold, associate professor, theology, was interviewed on EWTN News Nightly on a PEW survey on religion..

  • May 11, 2015

    Castro and Catholicism

    Enrique Pumar, associate professor and chair, sociology, and native of Cuba, and Stephen Schneck, director, Institute for Policy Research & Catholic Studies, were interviewed by VICE News about religion and Raul Castro.

  • May 11, 2015

    Mercy and the Homeless

    Emjolee Mendoza Waters, associate director, Campus Ministry, was quoted in a National Catholic Register story about mercy and helping those who are homeless.

  • May 11, 2015

    Will Gaudi be made a Saint?

    Rev. Michael Witczak, associate professor, liturgial studies, was interviewed for a story by BBC about the path to sainthood for architect Antoni Gaudi

  • May 7, 2015

    Rogue Police Not Linked to Knights Templar

    Jennifer Paxton, clinical assistant professor of history, was interviewed by the LA Times on the Knights Templar.

  • May 5, 2015

    Does the Earth Have Rights?

    Robin Darling Young, associate professor, theology, published an article in Commonweal on the Pope's upcoming encyclical on the environment.

  • May 5, 2015

    Cuban Revelation

    The cover of The Washington Post Magazine featured an article about Emilio Cuerto, who recently spoke at Catholic University about his book on Cuba.

  • May 4, 2015

    Priest Breaks Chastity Vow

    Monsignor Stephen Rossetti, clinical associate professor, theology, was interviewed about a priest who broke the vow of chastity.

  • May 4, 2015

    Law Student on Baltimore Protests

    Marques Banks, law student, was quoted in a Baltimore Sun article about the protests following the death of Freddie Gray.

  • April 29, 2015

    Cardinal George's Last book

    Trevor Lipscombe, director of The Catholic Unviersity of America Press, was interviewed by Chicago's WTTW11 about Cardinal George's last book. He was also interviewed for Crux.

  • April 29, 2015

    Forum on Ending Poverty

    Catholic News Service covered a panel co-sponsored by CUA on ending poverty.

  • April 29, 2015

    Sidlin's Defiant Requiem in Boston

    Murry Sidlin, professor, music, was mentioned in a Boston Globe review of his concert drama "Defiant Requiem."

  • April 28, 2015

    New Santa Fe Bishop

    Stephen Schneck, director, Institute for Policy Research & Catholic Studies, was interviewed about the bishop chose to head Santa Fe Archdiocese.

  • April 28, 2015

    Helping Teens with Mental Illness

    Brendan Rich, associate professor, psychology, was interviewed for an Arlington Catholic Herald story on teenagers and mental illness.

  • April 27, 2015

    Pope on Climate Change

    Chad Pecknold, associate professor, theology and religious studies, was quoted in an April 28 Washington Post article on the Pope's expected encyclical on climate change.

  • April 25, 2015

    Cardinals Dinner Photo Gallery

    The St. Louis Review posted a photo gallery of the 2015 Cardinals Dinner.

  • April 23, 2015

    Bishop Finn and Canon Law

    Rev. John Beal, professor, canon law, was interviewed by the National Catholic Reporter on canon law and the resignation of Bishop Finn of Kansas City.

  • April 23, 2015

    School of Music 50th Anniversary Gala

    University President John Garvey and Grayson Wagstaff, dean, School of Music, were interviewed by the Catholic Standard about the Benjamin T. Rome School of Music 50th anniversary gala concert held at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts.

  • April 22, 2015

    Pope Francis's Visit to Cuba

    Stephen Schneck, director of the Institute for Policy Research & Catholic Studies and associate professor of politics, was quoted in an April 22 Washington Post article about Pope Francis’s plans to visit Cuba later this year.

  • April 22, 2015

    The Catholic Church and Environmental Policy

    Lucia Silecchia, professor, law, was quoted in an April 22 Catholic News Agency article about the Catholic Church and environmental policy.

  • April 21, 2015

    Resignation of Convicted Bishop

    Kurt Martens, associate professor, canon law, was quoted in an April 21 New York Times article about the resignation of Robert Finn, a Missouri bishop convicted of shielding a pedophile priest.

  • April 20, 2015

    How the Minority Party Works

    Matthew Green, associate professor of politics, was interviewed about his new book, Underdog Politics.

  • April 19, 2015

    25th Anniversary of Hubble

    Duilia de Mello, associate professor, physics, was interviewed about the 25th anniversary of the Hubble Space Telescope for Fantastico on the Globo channel in Brazil, CBN radio, and Correio Braziliense newspaper.

  • April 17, 2015

    Conversations About Sexual Assault

    Eileen Dombo, assistant professor, social work, was quoted in an April 17 WTOP News story about the best ways to discuss sexual assault with victims.

  • April 17, 2015

    Coverage of Sheen Week

    Sister Maria Frassati, religious in residence and co-chair of the CUA Fulton Sheen Legacy committee, appeared on EWTN News Nightly on April 14 as they reported on CUA's celebration of the former professor now on the road to sainthood.

  • April 17, 2015

    Disagreement is not Discrimination

    John Garvey, University President, and Cardinal Donald Wuerl, archbishop of Washington and chancellor of the University, published an op-ed in the Washington Post on the Reproductive Health Non-Discrimination Act and the Human Rights Amendment Act.

  • April 17, 2015

    Morality and Artificial Intelligence

    Paul Scherz, assistant professor of moral theology, was interviewed for Religion & Ethics Newsweekly on morality and artificial intelligence.

  • April 14, 2015

    Laity Called to Evangelize

    Catholic News Service covered a panel discussion by the CEOs of CatholicTV, EWTN, and Salt+Light on the topic of Media and the New Evangelization, hosted at CUA in celebration of Archbishop Sheen.

  • April 13, 2015

    A Master's Degree that Pays Off

    Victor David, scheduling coordinator, was interviewed by Washington Post Express about how he is pursuing his graduate education without taking out loans.

  • April 13, 2015

    Juvenile Justice in America

    Cara Drinan, associate professor, law, published a blog in the Huffington Post on juvenile justice in America.

  • April 10, 2015

    "The Revolutionists" at CUA

    Eleanor Holdridge, assistant professor and head of the M.F.A Directing program, was quoted in Broadway World about CUA's upcoming production of "The Revolutionists."

  • April 10, 2015

    Obama Talks With Cuba

    Enrique Pumar, associate professor and chair, sociology, was quoted in an Aleteia story about President Obama's meeting with Raul Castro.

  • April 9, 2015

    Drama Performs the Annunciation

    Patrick Tuite, associate professor and chair, drama, and CUA students were interviewed by EWTN News Nightly about the performance of Annunciation.

  • April 7, 2015

    Student's Easter Journey

    Brian Tierney, sophomore, was mentioned in a Catholic Standard story on Easter journeys.

  • April 7, 2015

    What Did You Do on Spring Break?

    Brother Jim Moore, associate campus minister for justice and missions, and Caroline Johnson, senior, were quoted in a National Catholic Register story on Spring Break Mission trips.

  • April 5, 2015

    American Catholic Immigration

    Several professors and archivists co-chaired a panel on American Catholic Immigration. Catholic News Service covered the event and interviewed them.

  • April 3, 2015

    The Friday we Call good

    Chad Pecknold, associate professor, theology, published an essay on Good Friday in First Things.

  • April 3, 2015

    CUA to help Develop Lunar IceCube

    Catholic University was mentioned in an Examiner article as a partner with Moorehead State University and the NASA Goddard Space Flight Center to develop a small satellite to explore for water ice on the moon.

  • April 1, 2015

    Remembering Saint John Paul II

    Andreas Widmer, director, entrepreneurship programs, was interviewed on EWTN News Nightly about the 10th anniversary of Saint John Paul II's death.

  • March 26, 2015

    A "Grave" Problem

    Robert Destro, professor, law, was interviewed by the National Catholic Register about a New Jersey law that would bar religious organizations from selling memorials, vaults and mausoleums.

  • March 26, 2015

    Weiler on Religious Freedom

    Joseph Weiler, attorney and scholar, spoke on religious liberty at Catholic University on March 19. Catholic News Service covered the lecture.

  • March 26, 2015

    D.C. City Council and Expression of Religion

    Michael Root, professor, theology, wrote an essay for First Things on the effects of D.C. City Council's rulings on the rights of Catholic schools to freely express religion.

  • March 25, 2015

    Synod and Evangelization

    John Grabowski, associate professor, theology, and Archbishop Joseph Kurtz, president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, participated in a discussion at Catholic University on March 16 on the Synod of Bishops and New Evangelization. Archbishop Kurtz was interviewed on the topic for the National Catholic Register. Catholic News Agency and Catholic News Service covered the discussion.

  • March 25, 2015

    Evangelium Vitae turns 20

    John Grabowski, associate professor of moral theology, was quoted in a National Catholic Register story on the 20th anniversary of Evangelium Vitae.

  • March 25, 2015

    Forgetting Allen Tate

    Chad Pecknold, associate professor, theology, published an essay in First Things about Allen Tate, a forgotten poet who converted to Catholicism.

  • March 23, 2015

    Cruz and Natural Born Citizenship

    Sarah Helene Duggin, professsor of law, was interviewed on NPR's All Things Considered about "natural born" citizenship and Sen. Ted Cruz.

  • March 18, 2015

    Location Matters for Law School

    The Columbus School of Law was mentioned in a New York Times story on a study that highlighted the "power of geographical proximity."

  • March 17, 2015

    St. Patrick's Link to Slaves

    Jennifer Paxton, clinical assistant professor, history, was interviewed by Catholic News Agency about St. Patrick's background as a slave

  • March 17, 2015

    Rome Center Strengthens Identity

    University President John Garvey and David Dawson Vasquez, director of CUA's Rome program, were interviewed by the National Catholic Register about the new Rome Center.

  • March 15, 2015

    Student Prepares to Conduct Rigoletto

    Nathan Blair, student, music, was interviewed by DC Metro Theater Arts about conducting the upcoming production of "Rigoletto."

  • March 13, 2015

    Evolution of Mexican Immigration to the U.S.

    Julia Young, assistant professor, history, discussed the evolution of Mexican immigration to the United States in a March 12 Time Q-and-A.

  • March 13, 2015

    Is Dialogue with Islam Possible

    National Catholic Reporter covered a lecture delivered at Catholic University by Archbishop Michael Fitzgerald, nucio emeritus of Egypt and former president of the Pontifical Council for Interreligious Dialogue.

  • March 13, 2015

    Habitat for Humanity Spring Break

    CUA students who volunteered with Habitat for Humanity over Spring Break were interviewed by the Catholic News Herald.

  • March 12, 2015

    Q-and-A with CUA Athletic Director

    Sean Sullivan, director of athletics, discussed Catholic University’s athletics programs and the challenges of Division III athletics in a March 11 Press Box D.C. Q-and-A.

  • March 11, 2015

    Francis Effect after Two Years

    Stephen Schneck, director, Institute for Policy Research and Catholic Studies, commented to Catholic News Service on the two year anniversary of Pope Francis's pontificate and the "Francis Effect."

  • March 10, 2015

    Concert Commemorates Performance at Terezin

    Murry Sidlin, professor, music, was mentioned in a Forbes.com story about his concert-drama Defiant Requiem.

  • March 9, 2015

    Ransom Demanded for Michelangelo Letters

    Kenneth Pennington, Kelly-Quinn Professor of Ecclesiastical and Legal History, was interviewed on CBS This Morning on a ransom being demanded for letters written by Michelangelo that were stolen from the Vatican.

  • March 8, 2015

    Pope on Climate Change

    Lucia Silecchia, professor, law, was quoted in a Pittsburgh Tribune-Review story on the Pope's upcoming encyclical on climate change.

  • March 6, 2015

    Cardinal Tagle on Gaudium et Spes

    Cardinal Luis Antonio Tagle of Manila, Philippines, delievered the annual Dearden Lecture at CUA on March 2. The lecture was covered by Catholic News Service, the National Catholic Reporter, and Catholic News Agency

  • March 6, 2015

    CUA Basketball's Phanord Twins

    Kevin and Kyle Phanord, students, were the topic of an NBC4 interview on the twins playing together on CUA's basketball team.

  • March 4, 2015

    Vatican Names Bishop McElroy for San Diego

    Chad Pecknold, associate professor, theology and religious studies, was interviewed on EWTN News Nightly on the latest bishop appointed to San Diego.

  • March 3, 2015

    Musical Stations of the Cross

    Joseph Santo, Stephen Gorbos, Andrew Simpson, and Leo Nestor, faculty in the School of Music; Amanda Bono, Shinya Blattmann, Enrique Reynosa, Dan Zhang, and Dorotea Racz, students; and Faye Chiao, alumna, were mentioned in a Catholic Standard review of musical Stations of the Cross, composed and performed by the School of Music.

  • March 3, 2015

    Music of Defiance

    Murry Sidlin, professor, music, was interviewed about his concert-drama Defiant Requiem for The Jewish Week.

  • March 2, 2015

    Division in the House

    Matt Green, associate professor, politics, wrote a blog for the Washington Post on the internal divisions of the House GOP.

  • March 2, 2015

    Church not Haven for Abusers

    Msgr. Stepehn Rosetti, clinical associate professor, pastoral studies, was quoted in a Catholic News Service article about a presentation he gave to Irish delegates at a conference for safeguarding children.

  • March 2, 2015

    Story of Conversion

    Freshman Zanas Talley was interviewed by the Catholic Virginian about his conversion.

  • February 27, 2015

    Call to Be "With the Immigrant"

    Bishop Daniel F. Flores of Brownsville, Texas, delivered a talk at Catholic University in February on immigration. The lecture was covered by Catholic News Service.

  • February 25, 2015

    University's Renowned Performing Arts Programs

    Patrick Tuite, chair, drama, and Grayson Wagstaff, dean, music, were interviewed for a story on performing arts at CUA in the Arlington Catholic Herald.

  • February 25, 2015

    Confession for What Ails Us

    John Garvey, University President, wrote an op-ed on confession for Catholic News Service.

  • February 24, 2015

    Cost of Daycare to Families

    Maria Sophia Aguirre, professor, economics, was interviewed on EWTN News Nightly on the effect of rising daycare costs on young families.

  • February 24, 2015

    Music and Lyrics of Stephen Schwartz

    The Washington Post reviewed "Unlimited: The Music and Lyrics of Stephen Schwartz," after which the famous composer visited with students.

  • February 24, 2015

    Can a Foreign-Born American be President?

    Sarah Helene Duggin, professor, law, was quoted in a Los Angeles Times op-ed on whether a foreign-born American can be president.

  • February 20, 2015

    Teachable Moments in Race Cases

    Clifford Fishman, professor, law, was quoted in a Washington Post Magazine story on teachable moments following the unrest in Ferguson, Mo.

  • February 19, 2015

    Mr. CUA in Washington Post

    David Falcone, Ajani Gibson, Michael Thorsen, and Sean Van Gieson, students; and Mary Rita McKenna, alumna, were mentioned in a Washington Post story on the Mr. CUA pageant.

  • February 18, 2015

    Alabama - Marriage Battleground

    Robert Destro, professor, law, was quoted in a National Catholic Register story on same-sex marriage laws and practices in Alabama.

  • February 18, 2015

    'No Difference' Theory Countered

    Rev. Paul Sullins, associate professor of sociology, was intereviewed by Our Sunday Visitor about his research on children raised by same-sex parents.

  • February 13, 2015

    Celebrating Archbishop Sheen

    Sr. Maria Frassati Jakupcak, co-chair, Sheen Legacy Committee, was quoted in a Cardinal Newman Society article on upcoming events to honor Archbishop Sheen.

  • February 11, 2015

    Muslim Chaplain at Wake Forest

    Pim Valkenberg, professor, religion and culture, was interviewed by the Washington Post on controversy over Muslim chaplain at Wake Forest.

  • February 6, 2015

    Hispanics in D.C.

    Enrique Pumar, associate professor and chair, sociology, was mentioned in El Tiempo Latino. In an editorial, his paper "Searching for the American Dream: Lessons from Hispanics Residing in Washington, D.C." was referenced.

  • February 6, 2015

    Catechism for Economics

    Andrew Abela, associate professor, marketing, and dean, School of Business and Economics, published a commentary in the National Catholic Register on Pope Francis' Catechism for Economics.

  • February 6, 2015

    Common Calling, Threats to Faith-Based Schools

    John Garvey, University President, was interviewed for a Religion News Service article on an upcoming forum featuring three presidents of faith-based universities.

  • February 5, 2015

    Anti-Discrimination that Discriminates

    Chad Pecknold, associate professor, theology, was interviewed by Catholic News Agency on the Employment Non-Discrimination Act can, in fact, be discriminatory.

  • February 2, 2015

    Single-Sex Residence Halls

    John Garvey, University President, was mentioned in a Deseret News editorial on single-sex residence halls.

  • February 2, 2015

    Child Pornography

    Mary Leary, professor, law, was quoted in an Observer story on a recent conference on the social and personal costs of pornography.

  • January 30, 2015

    Life Sentences for Juveniles

    Cara Drinan, associate professor, law, was quoted in a Jan. 30 New Orleans Advocate article about juvenile life sentences.

  • January 30, 2015

    'Je suis Charlie'?

    John Garvey, University President, published an op-ed on the Charlie Hebdo killings in Catholic News Service.

  • January 28, 2015

    Must Take Psychology Professor

    Deborah Clawson, associate professor, psychology, was listd by Careers in Psychology as one of 10 "Must Take Pyschology Professors in Washington, D.C."

  • January 28, 2015

    Morality and Drone Warfare

    Maryann Cusimano Love, associate professor, politics, was quoted in a Jewish Journal article about morality and drones.

  • January 27, 2015

    Not-So-Silent Silent Film

    Andrew Simpson, professor, music, was mentioned in a Baltimore Sun article about a 1920's silent film for which he was commissioned to compose a score.

  • January 27, 2015

    National Car Surveillance

    Clifford Fishman, professor, law, was quoted in a Christian Science Monitor story about national car-surveillance programs.

  • January 27, 2015

    Christianity in Saudi Arabia

    Pim Valkenberg, professor, religion and culture, was interviewed about Christianity in Saudi Arabia on EWTN News Nightly.

  • January 23, 2015

    Albert Einstein's Footwear

    Trevor Lipscombe, director, The Catholic University of America Press, was quoted in a Washington Post story on the Albert Einstein memorial.

  • January 23, 2015

    Everyone Deserves Life

    Magdalena Schutzler, junior, was interviewed by Morning Call (Allentown, Pa.) on why she participated in the March for Life.

  • January 23, 2015

    $3 Million Business School Grant

    Andrew Abela, associate professor, marketing, and dean of the School of Business and Economics, was quoted in the Washington Business Journal article about a recent $3 million grant.

  • January 23, 2015

    Talking About Sexual Assault

    Mary Leary, professor, law, was quoted in a USA Today story on sexual assault.

  • January 22, 2015

    The Curia and HR Issues

    Andreas Widmer, director, entrepreneurship programs, wrote an essay for Catholic Business Journal on how Pope Francis's 15 ailments of the curia line up with common business ailments.

  • January 22, 2015

    Reaction to State of the Union

    Stephen Schneck, director, Institute for Policy Research & Catholic Studies, and associate professor, politics, was interviewed for a story on the State of the Union address.

  • January 20, 2015

    Students on Pope Francis's Visit to D.C.

    Catholic University students were interviewed for a Jan. 19 WUSA-TV segment about Pope Francis’s visit to Washington, D.C., in September.

  • January 20, 2015

    Essence of Islam "God is Merciful"

    Pim Valkenberg, professor, religion and culture, was interviewed on EWTN News Nightly about Christian-Muslim relations in the aftermath of the Charlie Hebdo massacre.

  • January 19, 2015

    Martin Luther King Day of Service

    Catholic University students were interviewed by EWTN News Nightly on the Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service.

  • January 15, 2015

    Pope and Climate Change

    Stephen Schneck, director, Institute for Policy Research & Catholic Studies, and associate professor, politics, was quoted in the New Republic about Catholics and climate change.

  • January 14, 2015

    Teaching About Hebdo Attack

    Pim Valkenberg, professor of religion, had a Q-and-A published in the Washington Post about how he will incorporate the Charlie Hebdo attack into his teaching

  • January 14, 2015

    Beauty in Burial

    Nora Heimann, associate professor and chair, art, was quoted in an Arlington Catholic Herald story on Catholic cemeteries.

  • January 6, 2015

    Religion in Congress

    Matthew Green, associate professor, politics, was interviewed by Catholic News Agency about the religious make up of the 114th Congress.

  • January 5, 2015

    Site of Jesus's Trial

    Robert Miller, associate professor of biblical studies, was interviewed for an Aleteia story on the site of Jesus's trial. See below.

  • January 5, 2015

    30-year-old Case Heads to Supreme Court

    Cara Drinan, associate professor, law, was quoted in a story on a 30-year-old case heading to the U.S. Supreme Court.

  • January 5, 2015

    Religion and Climate Change

    William Dinges, professor, religious studies, was interviewed about climate change and religious belief in the National Catholic Reporter.

  • January 2, 2015

    Clergy and Civil Ceremonies

    Chad Pecknold, associate professor, theology, was quoted in a New York Times story on clergy and civil ceremonies. See below.

  • January 2, 2015

    Changing Demographics in the U.S.

    Enrique Pumar, associate professor and chair, sociology, was quoted in a Catholic News Service story on demographic changes in the United States.

  • January 2, 2015

    Pope to Pick New Cardinals

    Chad Pecknold, associate professor, theology, was interviewed by the Wall Street Journal on selection of new cardinals by the Pope. He spoke on the same topic on Jan. 5, 2014 on EWTN News Nightly.

  • January 1, 2015

    Religion and Supreme Court Justices

    Marshall Breger, professor, law, was interviewed for Moment Magazine on whether the religious beliefs of Supreme Court Justices influence their decisions

  • December 30, 2014

    Southern Voters

    Matt Green, associate professor, politics, was quoted in a story about southern voters in the National Catholic Register.

  • December 26, 2014

    Christmas and St. John Paul II

    Andreas Widmer, director, entreprenuership programs, was interviewed on EWTN News Nightly about Christmas and St. John Paul II.

  • December 24, 2014

    The Joy of Christmas

    Chad Pecknold, associate professor, theology, published an essay on the joy of Christmas in First Things

  • December 23, 2014

    Excessive Force

    Mary Leary, professor, law, was quoted in a National Catholic Register story on cases of excessive force.

  • December 23, 2014

    Police work isn't war

    John Garvey, University President, published a column with Catholic News Service on police work.

  • December 23, 2014

    25th Annual Concert for Charity

    John Garvey, University President; Grayson Wagstaff, dean, music; and students Christiana Gellert and Matthew Yost, were quoted in a Catholic Standard story on the 25th Annual Christmas Concert for Charity.

  • December 22, 2014

    Pope on Vatican Bureaucracy

    Chad Pecknold, associate professor, theology, was quoted in a Wall Street Journal story on Vatican bureaucracy.

  • December 19, 2014

    Theatre that Changes the World

    Selma 65, a one-woman show starring CUA Drama's Marietta Hedges, was included in a list of "14 Theatrical Plans to Change the World."

  • December 18, 2014

    The Church and Cuba

    Chad Pecknold, associate professor of theology, was interviewed by Aleteia on the Pope's role in normalizing US-Cuba relations. He was also interviewed by WCBS radio in New York on the topic.

  • December 17, 2014

    Pope's Role in U.S./Cuba Relations

    Stephen Schneck, associate professor of politics and director of the Institute for Policy Research & Catholic Studies, was quoted in a USA Today story on the role Pope Francis played in opening relations between the U.S. and Cuba.

  • December 17, 2014

    The Pope and Diplomacy

    Chad Pecknold, associate professor, theology, was quoted in a U.S. News & World Report story on the role of Pope Francis in diplomacy in Cuba.

  • December 16, 2014

    Hands-on Training in LEED Lab

    Patricia Andrasik, assistant professor, architecture, was included in a story by the USGBC on LEED Lab.

  • December 15, 2014

    First Dogs and Their Presidents

    University President John Garvey and his dog Gus were featured in a Chronicle of Higher Education story on presidents and their dogs.

  • December 15, 2014

    Catholic Church on Nuclear Weapons

    Maryann Cusimano Love, associate professor, politics, was a guest on EWTN News Nightly to discuss nuclear talks with Iran

  • December 11, 2014

    Religious Liberty in D.C.

    Robert Destro, professor, law, was quoted in a National Catholic Register article on an amendment to the D.C. Human Rights Act.

  • December 11, 2014

    U.S. Bishops on Torture

    Bradley Lewis, associate professor, philosophy, was quoted in a National Catholic Register story on the bishops' response to the senate torture report.

  • December 9, 2014

    Interrogation or Torture?

    Maryann Cusimano Love, associate professor, politics, was a guest on EWTN News Nightly to discuss a new report on CIA interrogation methods.

  • December 4, 2014

    The Impact of Mary

    Very Rev. Mark Morozowich, interim provost, and Nora Heimann, chair and associate professor, art, were interviewed for a Dec. 4 Catholic News Service video segment about the importance of Mary in light of the new exhibit Picturing Mary at the National Museum for Women in the Arts.

  • December 3, 2014

    Pope Meets Orthodox Patriarch

    Msgr. Paul McPartlan, acting dean of theology and Carl J. Peter Professor of Systematic Theology and Ecumenism, was interviewed for an Aleteia story on the Pope's meeting with the Orthodox Ecumenical Patriarch.

  • December 3, 2014

    Many Faces of Mary

    The Arlington Catholic Herald previewed the Picturing Mary exhibit at the National Museum for Mary in the Arts and mentioned CUA's involvement in the exhibit and related programming.

  • December 1, 2014

    Pope Won't Meet with Russian Patriarch

    Very Rev. Mark Morozowich, interim provost, was quoted in a USA Today story on why the Pope will not meet with the Russian Orthodox patriarch.

  • December 1, 2014

    Start Government Career with Law

    Jill Frost, director, career and professional development, Columbus School of Law, was quoted in a U.S. News story on starting a career in the government

  • November 28, 2014

    Protests in Ferguson

    Matthew Green, associate professor, politics, was quoted in a Reuters story on the protests in Ferguson, Missouri.

  • November 21, 2014

    Art Chair on Donatello Exhibition

    Nora Heimann, chair and associate professor, art, was quoted in a Washington Post story on a Donatello exhibit.

  • November 21, 2014

    New Vatican Panel on Abuse

    Kurt Martens, associate professor of canon law, was interviewed for a National Catholic Register story on a new Vatican panel to deal with clergy-abuse cases.

  • November 21, 2014

    Five Myths about Pope Francis

    Maryann Cusimano Love, associate professor, politics, wrote an article for The Washington Post's feature "Five Myths".

  • November 19, 2014

    What do Liturgical Colors Mean?

    Rev. Michael Witczak, associate professor of liturgical studies, was interviewed for a story in the Arlington Catholic Herald on liturgical colors.

  • November 19, 2014

    An Artful Mother

    Very Rev. Mark Morozowich, interim provost, was quoted in a story on the upcoming Picturing Mary exhibit at the National Museum of Women in the Arts.

  • November 17, 2014

    Pope Attending World Meeting of Families

    John Grabowski, associate professor of theology, was interviewed for a story on the Pope's upcoming visit to the U.S. for the World Meeting of Families.

  • November 17, 2014

    Pope to Visit U.S.

    John Grabowski, associate professor of theology, was interviewed for a WJLA-ABC7 story on the Pope's upcoming trip to the U.S.

  • November 17, 2014

    On Marriage and Temple Desecration

    Chad Pecknold, associate professor of theology, published an article on marriage in First Things.

  • November 17, 2014

    Brain on Architecture

    Julio Bermudez, associate profesor of architecture, was quoted in an Atlantic article on the measurable affects of architecture on the brain.

  • November 17, 2014

    O'Malley on Economy and Civic Values

    America Magazine published a Catholic News Service story on Maryland Gov. Martin O'Mally's talk, which was part of the Institute for Policy Research & Catholic Studies' series of national policy forums

  • November 13, 2014

    Midterm Elections

    Matthew Green, associate professor of politics, was quoted in an op-ed in the Pekin Daily Times on the midterm election. See below

  • November 13, 2014

    Economic Liberty and Religious Liberty

    Jay Richards, assistant research professor in business and economics, was featured in a Christian Post story on the Acton Conference, held at CUA.

  • November 12, 2014

    President Garvey on EWTN Live

    John Garvey, President of The Catholic University of America, appeared on EWTN Live to discuss religious freedom, Catholic education, and the American family

  • November 11, 2014

    New Panel for Cases of Sex Abuse

    Kurt Martens, associate professor of canon law, commented on the establishment of a new Vatican body to deal with child sexual abuse cases

  • November 10, 2014

    Vatican Appointments

    Chad Pecknold, associate professor of theology, was interviewed on EWTN News Nightly about recent Vatican appointments.

  • November 10, 2014

    Dominican Option

    Chad Pecknold, associate professor of theology, published a second essay on the Dominican Option in First Things.

  • November 10, 2014

    Preserving Radio

    Josh Sheppherd, assistant professor of media studies, was interviewed for an article on RadioWorld.com on the Radio Preservation Task Force.

  • November 9, 2014

    How Lobby Firms Cultivate Influence

    Law Professor Lisa Lerman was quoted in a New York Times story on lobby firms and influence

  • November 8, 2014

    Attending a Catholic College

    Tom Carani, a senior theology major, was interviewed on Ave Maria Radio about The Catholic University of America.

  • November 6, 2014

    Cardinal Kasper Remarks at CUA

    A Nov. 6 Catholic News Agency/EWTN News article summarized remarks made at CUA by Cardinal Walter Kasper, president emeritus of the Pontifical Council for Promoting Christian Unity.

  • November 6, 2014

    Election of D.C. Mayor Bowser

    Matt Green, associate professor of politics, was quoted in a Nov. 6 GW Hatchet article about Muriel Bowser’s election as the next mayor of Washington, D.C.

  • November 4, 2014

    Musical Theater Alums

    The Washington Post mentioned Catholic University alumni in local theater, and a visit by playwright Robert Freedman to Harke Theatre

  • November 4, 2014

    Catholic Vote

    Matt Green, associate professor of politics, was quoted in a Catholic News Agency story on the Catholic vote.

  • November 3, 2014

    Poverty and Politics

    John Kromkowski, associate professor of politics, was quoted in a story on poverty and politics.

  • November 2, 2014

    Conservative Catholics and Pope Francis

    Sociology Professor Rev. Paul Sullins was quoted in a USA Today story on how conservatives feel about Pope Francis.

  • October 31, 2014

    Origins of Halloween

    Christopher Born, clinical assistant professor of religion and culture, was interviewed on WUSA9 about the origins of Halloween.

  • October 31, 2014

    The Millennial Vote

    Students from CUA's College Democrats and College Republicans were interviewed on EWTN News Nightly about the millennial vote. Theology Professor Chad Pecknold also commented on the topic.

  • October 31, 2014

    Family and Economics

    Economics Professor Maria Sophia Aguirre was interviewed on EWTN News Nightly about the impact of the family on economics.

  • October 30, 2014

    Catholic Vote

    Stephen Schneck, associate professor of politics and director of the Institute for Policy Research & Catholic Studies, was interviewed on EWTN News Nightly about the Catholic Vote.

  • October 30, 2014

    Religion and the Supreme Court

    Law Professor Marshall Breger was recently part of a panel of experts commenting on the role of religion in Supreme Court justinces' rulings. Breger's remarks were mentioned in a Catholic News Service article, and video of the panel was posted by Moment magazine.

  • October 30, 2014

    Political Vision of Tolkein

    Jay Richards, assistant research professor of business, was interviewed in a Catholic World Report story on his book The Hobbit Party: The Vision of Freedom That Tolkein Got, and the West Forgot.

  • October 30, 2014

    Same Sex Benefits

    Canon Law Professor Kurt Martens was quoted in the National Catholic Register about same-sex benefits.

  • October 29, 2014

    The Law of Gradualism

    John Grabowski, associate professor of theology, published an essay in Our Sunday Visitor on gradualism and they Synod.

  • October 28, 2014

    LEED Lab

    Patricia Andrasik, assistant professor of architecture, was quoted in a story in University Business on the LEED EB:O+M certification by students of Crough Hall.

  • October 28, 2014

    Faith and Science

    Rev. Paul Sullins, associate professor of sociology and Institute for Policy Research & Catholic Studies fellow, was quoted in an Oct. 28 U.S. News & World Report article about comments Pope Francis made regarding faith and science.

  • October 28, 2014

    Pastoral Approach to Divorce, Marriage

    Maronite Chorbishop John Faris, assistant professor of canon law, was quoted in a Catholic News Service article about the 76th annual Canon Law Society of America convention.

  • October 27, 2014

    Faith and the Vote

    Politics Professor John Kenneth White was quoted in an America story on the faith vote

  • October 27, 2014

    Responses to Synod 2014

    Christopher Ruddy, associate professor of theology, published an article in America Magazine on responses to the Synod.

  • October 27, 2014

    Halloween and Chemistry

    An Oct. 27 Chronicle of Higher Education article noted that students in the class of Diane Bunce, professor, chemistry, will dress up as elements from the periodic table.

  • October 22, 2014

    Q-and-A with President John Garvey

    President John Garvey was featured in an Oct. 22 America Q-and-A about his leadership of CUA as a lay president.

  • October 22, 2014

    Midterm Elections

    Matthew Green, associate professor of politics, was interviewed on EWTN Nightly News for a story on the midterm elections.

  • October 22, 2014

    Feast Day of St. John Paul II

    Andreas Widmer, director of entrepreneurship programs for the school of business, was interviewed on EWTN News Nightly on the first feast day of St. John Paul II. Widmer was a member of the Swiss Guard when the saint was pope.

  • October 21, 2014

    Portrait of College Freshmen

    Catholic University was featured in a story on the diversity of freshman students at local universities.

  • October 20, 2014

    Newly Renovated O'Connell Hall

    Jerry Conrad, associate vice president of facilities operations, was quoted in an Architects + Artisans blog on the renovation of O'Connell Hall.

  • October 18, 2014

    Language at the Synod

    Rev. Anthony McLaughlin, assistant professor of canon law, was quoted in a Washington Post story on the Synod of Bishops.

  • October 15, 2014

    Church Explains Sexual Mores With Economics

    Stephen Schneck, director of the Institute for Policy Research and Catholic Studies and associate professor of politics, was quoted in an Atlantic story.

  • October 15, 2014

    Annulments in the U.S.

    Rev. Anthony McLaughlin, assistant professor of canon law, was quoted on the annulment process in the United States in a Washington Times article

  • October 15, 2014

    ISIS' Justification for Attacks

    Jon Anderson, professor of anthropology and director of CUA's Islamic World Studies program, was quoted in a Washington Times story on how ISIS is reconciling their attacks.

  • October 14, 2014

    Synod Mid-Term Report

    Bill Mattison, associate professor of moral theology, was a guest on EWTN News Nightly to discuss the Synod on the Family mid-term report.

  • October 14, 2014

    Synod Report

    John Grabowski, associate professor of theology, was quoted in a Washington Times story on the Synod of Bishops

  • October 13, 2014

    Vatican Document on Gays

    John Grabowksi, associate professor, theology and religious studies, and William Mattison, associate professor, theology and religious studies, were quoted in an Oct. 13 MSNBC article about a Vatican document on gays and lesbians and their relationship to the Church.

  • October 13, 2014

    The Future of the Catholic Church

    William Mattison, associate professor, theology and religious studies, was a guest on The Diane Rehm Show on Oct. 13 to discuss the Synod of Bishops and the future of the Catholic Church.

  • October 13, 2014

    House Races in Midterm Election

    Matthew Green, associate professor, politics, was quoted in an Oct. 13 National Catholic Reporter article about House races in the midterm election.

  • October 13, 2014

    Overhaul or Shift in Emphasis

    Bill Mattison, associate professor of moral theology, was quoted in a Washington Times story on the Synod.

  • October 12, 2014

    Sexuality, Graduality, and the Catholic Church

    William Mattison, associate professor, theology and religious studies, was quoted in an Oct. 12 Atlantic article about the Catholic Church’s teachings on sexuality.

  • October 10, 2014

    Rights of Children

    Matthew Dugandzic, Ph.D. student in Christian Ethics, had an article published in First Things on the rights of children

  • October 8, 2014

    Instilling Faith in Children

    John Grabowski, associate professor, theology and religious studies, was quoted in an Oct. 8 National Catholic Register article about raising children in the Catholic faith.

  • October 8, 2014

    Grants for Science in Seminaries

    Religion News Service wrote about a $1.5 million grant to benefit the teaching of science in seminaries. Catholic University was among the recipients

  • October 6, 2014

    The Dominican Option

    Pecknold published an essay in First Things.

  • October 6, 2014

    Synod of Bishops on Family

    Rev. Anthony McLaughlin, assistant professor, canon law, was quoted in an Oct. 6 Washington Post article about the Synod of Bishops on the family.

  • October 6, 2014

    Washington 101 Textbook

    "Washington 101," a textbook written by four Catholic University instructors — Matthew Green, associate professor of politics; Julie Yarwood, history instructor; Laura Daugherty, assistant professor of social work; and Maria Mazzenga, education archivist — was the subject of a Washington Post column.

  • October 5, 2014

    Divorced Catholics and the Church

    Rev. Anthony McLaughlin, assistant professor, canon law, was interviewed for an Oct. 5 Omaha (Neb.) World-Herald article about divorced Catholics and their relationship to the Church.

  • October 4, 2014

    Corporate Money and Public Policy

    Stephen Schneck, director of the Institute for Policy Research & Catholic Studies and associate professor of polotics, was quoted in a Catholic News Service story which covered a conference cosponsored by IPR and the Franciscan Action Network on the influece of corporate money on public policy.

  • October 4, 2014

    Issues Important to Millennial Catholics

    William D’Antonio, senior fellow, Institute for Policy Research & Catholic Studies, and associate researcher, sociology, was quoted in an Oct. 4 National Catholic Reporter article about issues that are important to Millennial Catholics in anticipation of the Synod of Bishops on the family.

  • October 4, 2014

    Lecture by Cardinal Gerhard Müller

    Catholic News Agency covered a lecture by Cardinal Gerhard Müller, prefect of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith, at Catholic University on Nov. 3

  • October 3, 2014

    New Archbishop of Chicago

    Robert Christian, Ph.D. candidate in politics, had a story on Archbishop-Elect Cupich published by Time.

  • October 3, 2014

    Synod of Bishops on Family Issues

    Rev. Paul Sullins, associate professor of sociology and Institute for Policy Research & Catholic Studies fellow, was quoted in an Oct. 3 U.S. News & World Report article on the Synod of Bishops on the family.

  • October 2, 2014

    Professor's Link to 1924 World Series

    Professor Andrew Simpson composed the score for newsreels discovered by the Library of Congress of the Washington Senators in game 7 of the 1924 World Series.

  • October 2, 2014

    Midterm Elections and the Economy

    Matt Green, associate professor of politics, was quoted in a Reuters story on the midterm election.

  • October 1, 2014

    Annulment in the Catholic Church

    Rev. John Beal, professor, canon law, and John Grabowski, associate professor, theology and religious studies, were quoted in an Oct. 1 Catholic News Service article about the annulment process in the Catholic Church.

  • October 1, 2014

    Physics Professor Profiled in Magazine

    Duilia de Mello, associate professor, physics, was profiled in the October issue of Contigo, a Brazilian magazine.

  • September 28, 2014

    Student Helps Create College Ministry

    CUA junior Christiana Gellert was the subject of a story of college-aged students creating a summer ministry at their parish in New Jersey.

  • September 27, 2014

    Cameras and Privacy

    Clifford Fishman, professor of law, was quoted in a San Francisco Chronicle column about cameras and privacy.

  • September 26, 2014

    Solidarity Conference Sponsored by Business School

    The CUA School of Business and Economics co-hosted the a conference on solidarity and business with the Napa Institute Sept. 24-26 at Catholic University. The event was covered by Catholic News Service, and mentioned in a National Review article.

  • September 26, 2014

    What to Do in Swampoodle

    Kathleen Lane, visiting architecture lecturer, was quoted in a Washington Post Magazine story on the D.C. neighborhood of Swampoodle.

  • September 25, 2014

    Technology and Spirituality

    John Grabowski, associate professor of moral theology and ethics, was quoted in a story on spirituality and technology.

  • September 24, 2014

    Pope on Military Action

    Associate Professor of Theology Joseph Capizzi was interviewed on the Pope's response to military action on EWTN News Nightly.

  • September 24, 2014

    St. Louis will host Cardinals Dinner

    The St. Louis Review ran a preview story on the 2015 Cardinals Dinner.

  • September 23, 2014

    2014 Midterm Elections

    Stephen Schneck, director of the Institute for Policy Research & Catholic Studies and associate professor of politics, was quoted in an article about this year’s midterm elections.

  • September 23, 2014

    Neuroscience and Landscape Architecture

    A study beind conducted by Julio Bermudez, associate professor of architecture, on studying brain waves to see how landscape designs effect a person, was written about at NextCity.com.

  • September 21, 2014

    New Archbishop of Chicago

    Chad Pecknold, associate professor, theology and religious studies, was quoted in a Sept. 21 Wall Street Journal article about the appointment of Most Rev. Blase Cupich, a CUA alumnus, as the new archbishop of Chicago.

  • September 19, 2014

    President Obama's Plan for Islamic State

    V. Bradley Lewis, associate professor, philosophy, was quoted in a Sept. 19 National Catholic Register article about Congressional approval of President Barack Obama’s plan for stopping the Islamic State.

  • September 19, 2014

    Opening of School Year and American Cardinals Dinner

    Frank Persico, vice president for university relations, was interviewed on CatholicTV about the beginning of the school year, and the American Cardinals Dinner.

  • September 18, 2014

    Young Adult Attitudes Toward Religion

    Chad Pecknold, associate professor, theology and religious studies, was quoted in Sept. 18 Rare article about attitudes toward religion among people under the age of 40.

  • September 18, 2014

    College Programs to Reduce Binge Drinking

    Stephanie P. Davey, assistant dean of students, was quoted in a Sept. 18 Catholic News Service article about college programs aimed at reducing binge drinking.

  • September 17, 2014

    World Meeting of Families

    John Grabowski, associate professor of theology, and his wife Claire were interviewed on EWTN News Nightly on the upcoming World Meeting of Families. The Grabowskis are members of the Pontifical Council for the Family.

  • September 16, 2014

    Online M.S.W. Program

    Marie Raber, associate dean and associate professor, social work, was featured in a Q-and-A with OnlineMSWPrograms.com about the National Catholic School of Social Service online M.S.W. program.

  • September 15, 2014

    Couples Married by Pope Francis

    John Grabowski, associate professor, theology and religious studies, was quoted in a Sept. 15 Catholic News Agency article about the validity of the marriages Pope Francis witnessed on Sept. 14. in Rome.

  • September 14, 2014

    Washington Business Education

    Andrew Abela, dean, business and economics, was featured in a Sept. 14 Washington Post article about deans of local business schools.

  • September 11, 2014

    Acceptance of Gays and Lesbians in U.S. Religious Congregations

    William D’Antonio, senior fellow, Institute for Policy Research & Catholic Studies, and associate researcher, sociology, was quoted in a Sept. 11 Associated Press article about acceptance of gays and lesbians in U.S. religious congregations.

  • September 10, 2014

    Top Catholic Colleges

    Crux included The Catholic University of America in it's round up of top Catholic Colleges, based on the latest U.S. News & World Report rankings

  • September 10, 2014

    In Defense of Christians

    A Catholic News Service story quotes from a presentation given by Robert Destro, law professor, at the In Defense of Christians summit.

  • September 10, 2014

    Atmospheres of Comets

    Martin Cordiner, research fellow, Institute for Astrophysics and Computational Sciences, was quoted in a Sept. 10 Daily Galaxy online article about what can be learned from the atmospheres of comets.

  • September 9, 2014

    Abusive Relationships

    Eileen Dombo, assistant professor of social service, was interviewed on WTOP on women in abusive relationships.

  • September 9, 2014

    Law Prof on ISIL

    Robert Destro, professor of law, was quoted in AP brief about Obama's strategy to combat ISIL.

  • September 9, 2014

    Vatican Criticism of Nuns

    Rev. Paul Sullins, associate professor of sociology, was quoted in a U.S.News & World Report story on the Leadership Conference of Women Religious.

  • September 8, 2014

    CUA Listed in Catholic Identity Guides

    CUA has been named to two Catholic college guides — The Newman Guide, and the National Catholic Register Catholic Identity College Guide.

  • September 8, 2014

    Why Pope Francis' 10 keys to happiness explain his popularity

    A blog by Robert Christian, doctoral candidate in politics, was published in the National Catholic Reporter.

  • September 7, 2014

    Young People and Religious Literacy

    Jospeh Capizzi, associate professor of theology, published an essay in Our Sunday Visitor on the religious literacy of students today.

  • September 6, 2014

    Stop and Seize

    Law Professor Clifford Fishman was quoted in a major investigative series by the Washington Post of the Equitable Sharing Program.

  • September 5, 2014

    Leaked Photos, Child Pornography?

    Professor of Law Mary Leary was quoted in a story on whether those that view leaked photos of underage celebrities are guilty of looking at child pornography.

  • September 4, 2014

    Regulating Abortion Facilities

    Robert Destro, professor of law, was quoted in a National Catholic Register story on the regulation of abortion clinics.

  • September 4, 2014

    Stopping ISIS

    Joseph Capizzi, associate professor of theology and religious studies, was interviewed in a National Catholic Register article on stopping ISIS.

  • September 3, 2014

    Cardinal's Plea for Solidarity

    At the end of the annual Mass of the Holy Spirit, Cardinal Donald Wuerl, Archbishop of Washington and chancellor of the University, issued a plea for solidarity with persecuted Christians.

  • August 29, 2014

    'Anti-Immigrant' Jeff Sessions and Alabama's Racist Voter ID Law

    Victor Williams, clinical assistant professor of law, published a blog in the Huffington Post

  • August 26, 2014

    Redesigned Border Crossings

    An Aug. 26 article of the Fast Company website detailed an entry by CUA architecture students in a contest by the Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture to redesign border crossings.

  • August 19, 2014

    Pope Francis's Comments on Iraq

    Joseph Capizzi, associate professor, theology and religious studies, was quoted in an Aug. 19 Vox article about comments Pope Francis made regarding military actions in Iraq.

  • August 19, 2014

    Role of Church in Holy Land

    V. Bradley Lewis, associate professor of philosophy, and Marshall Breger, professor of law, were interviewed by Catholic News Service on the Role of the Church in helping to end conflict in the Holy Land.

  • August 18, 2014

    GOP in the Senate

    Matthew Green, associate professor of politics, was quoted in a National Catholic Reporter column on Aug. 18, 2014, on the chances of the GOP taking control of the Senate.

  • August 18, 2014

    Mayor de Blasio's PreKindergarten Proposal

    President John Garvey critiqued New York Mayor Bill de Blasio's plan to push for universal prekindergarten in a Catholic News Service column.

  • August 17, 2014

    Review of A Catechism for Business

    An Aug. 17 Zenit News Agency article reviewed the book A Catechism for Business: Tough Ethical Questions and Insights from Catholic Teaching, edited by Andrew V. Abela, dean of the School of Business and Economics, and Joseph E. Capizzi, associate professor of theology and religious studies.

  • August 14, 2014

    Rep. Paul Ryan on Poverty

    Stephen Schneck, director, Institute for Policy Research & Catholic Studies, and associate professor, politics, was quoted in an Aug. 14 Catholic News Service article about Rep. Paul Ryan’s (R-Wis.) plan to reduce poverty in the United States.

  • August 12, 2014

    Atmospheres Surrounding Comets

    Martin Cordiner, research fellow, Institute for Astrophysics and Computational Sciences, was quoted in an Aug. 12 Physics.org story about the atmospheres surrounding comets.

  • August 11, 2014

    Hospital-Admitting Requirements for Abortion Facilities

    Robert Destro, professor, law, was quoted in an Aug. 11 National Catholic Register article about hospital-admitting requirements for abortion facilities.

  • August 8, 2014

    Jeff Sessions and the Deportation Caucus

    Victor Williams, clinical assistant professor of law, published a blog in the Huffington Post on Jeff Sessions and the Deportation Caucus.

  • August 7, 2014

    Avoid Death by PowerPoint

    Andrew Abela, dean of the School of Business and Economics, was mentioned in an ITWorld.com story on how to display data.

  • August 7, 2014

    Seal of Confession

    Rev. Robert Kaslyn, S.J., dean of the School of Canon Law, was quoted in a story on whether courts can require priests to break the seal of confession.

  • August 6, 2014

    Presidential Vacations

    John White, professor of politics, was quoted in a Huffington Post article on presidential vacations.

  • August 1, 2014

    Catholics and World War I

    The work of two CUA archivists on the effect of World War I on U.S. Catholics was featured by Catholic News Service.

  • August 1, 2014

    Estate Planning

    Lucia Silecchia, professor, law, was quoted on estate planning in the August issue of U.S. Catholic magazine.

  • August 1, 2014

    Astronomy and the Future of Science

    Duilia de Mello, associate professor, physics, was interviewed for the August issue of the Brazilian science magazine Galileu about winning the award Diaspora Brazil, her career in astronomy, and the future of science.

  • July 31, 2014

    Satanists Challenge Hobby Lobby Ruling

    Robert Destro, professor of law, was quoted in a July 31 Religion News Service article on the Satanists' challenge to the Hobby Lobby ruling.

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