The Catholic University of America

High Praise for CUA Psychology Professor: Deborah Clawson, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Psychology, was listed by Careers in Psychology as one of the 10 "Must Take Pyschology Professors in Washington, D.C." 

Physics Professor Publishes Article: Ian L. Pegg, Ph.D., Professor of Physics, published an article titled, "Turning Nuclear Waste into Glass", in Physics Today

English Professor Receives Fellowship: Rebecca Rainof Mas, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of English, has received a Curran Fellowship grant for 2015 to pursue a project on Van Gogh and the illustrated 19th-century British press.

New Website Highlights Marian Project: 12/19/14 The Honoring Mary website details programming created by CUA for a landmark art exhibit in Washington, D.C. that features Marian artwork by Renaissance and Baroque artists.
 
Anthropology of Food Goes Beyond Taste: 12/19/14 Students learn about all aspects of food from culture to policy to history.
 
History Professor to Work for State Department: 12/17/14 The Franklin Fellows Program provides opportunities for experts with at least five years of relevant professional experience to devote one to two years of public service working for the Department of State or the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID).
 
Alumni in the Spotlight at Arena Stage: 12/16/14 The cast of Arena Stage's current production of Fiddler on the Roof includes seven alumni of Catholic University.
 
Students Recreate Ancient Battles: 12/12/14 In the Ancient Warfare and Martial Arts class, students re-enact the battles of Greco-Roman warriors.
 
Student Named Marshall Scholarship Finalist: 11/10/14 Senior politics major Sarah Hendley has been selected as a finalist for the Marshall Scholarship.
 
Three Professors Honored For Excellence: 11/6/14 Three professors were honored Oct. 29 at the University's Annual Teaching Awards Ceremony and Reception.
 
A Mexican Take on Shakespeare in La Perdida: 10/30/14 The drama of Shakespeare will merge with the Latino style of magical realism when the Drama Department presents the musical La Perdida.
 
Halloween Lesson Makes Chemistry Fun: 10/29/14 Students of chemistry professor Diane Bunce will celebrate Halloween by dressing up as their favorite elements.
 
Religious Minorities in Middle East: 10/27/14 A faculty expert at The Catholic University of America in Washington, D.C., is available to comment on topics related to unrest in the Middle East, especially as they relate to religious minorities.
 
Tony Winner to Address Drama Department: 10/24/14 Robert Freedman, who won the 2014 Tony Award for Best Book of a Musical, will be coming to The Catholic University of America Department of Drama to discuss his work and answer questions about playwriting, screenwriting, and Broadway theatre.
 
Connecting Reading with Performance: 10/15/14 First-year students make connections between their reading of King Oedipus and a performance of the play.
 
Certificate in Latin American and Latino Studies: 10/10/14 Beginning this semester, students can enroll in a new certificate program in Latin American and Latino Studies.
 
Student Plays Produced at Other Universities: 10/1/14 Students in the M.F.A. playwriting program are seeing their original plays performed at college campuses in Virginia, Oklahoma, and Kansas.
 
Alum Joins Prestigious List of MacArthur Fellows: 9/18/14 Catholic University alumna Pamela O. Long, M.S.W. 1971, was among 21 “geniuses” named to the 2014 class of MacArthur Fellows.
 
Professor Honored by University of Dayton: 9/18/14 Philosophy Professor Thérèse-Anne Druart was recently honored by the University of Dayton with its 2014 Marianist Award.
 
A New Look for Hartke After Renovations: 9/9/14 Members of the University community will enjoy a more comfortable theatre experience this semester, thanks to the many renovations and updates recently completed at Hartke Theatre.
 
Scientist to Talk on Satellite Sensors: 9/8/14 Rita Colwell will speak about satellite sensors that have the ability to predict disease patterns.
 
Keynote to Highlight Infectious Disease Research: 9/3/14 Rita Colwell will speak about satellite sensors that have the ability to predict disease patterns.
 
Drama Professor Directs Prison Production : 8/25/14 Drama Professor Gary Sloan worked with the nonprofit Rehabilitation Through the Arts to stage a performance of "Macbeth" in a New York prison.