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Stories of Philanthropy
Immigrant Family Separation: Past and Present
April 14, 2021

On April 12, 2021, we partnered with Barry University on a panel discussion inspired by the recent visit of "Angels Unawares" to Miami.

The panelists examined the issue of family separation through the lens of Operation Pedro Pan, the airlift of Cuban children to the

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Caring for digital collections with Trevor Owens
April 13, 2021
Dr. Owens contends that the craft of digital preservation is the work of a futurist. We must look to the past trends in the ebb and flow of the development of digital media and hedge our bets on how digital technologies of the future will play out.
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The Political Causes of the January 6 Assault: American Impasse 2 of 4
April 13, 2021
On April 8, 2021, a panel convened by the School of Arts and Sciences looked at the ideological and political backdrop of the January 6 assault, its impact on American politics, and the overall stability of the two-party system.
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Research Day: An interview with the co-chairs
April 12, 2021
On April 15, 2021, the Catholic University will host its sixth annual Research Day. Maryrose McInerney, Ph.D., CCC-A, B.A. 1978, a member of the Research Day planning committee, interviews the co-chairs: Becky Robert, Anita Shagnea, and Xiaolong Luo.
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Cheers to 50 years: Larry Grassini, J.D. 1970, on law and wine
April 01, 2021
To honor his career and professional philosophy, Larry, J.D. 1970, and Sharon Grassini created an endowed scholarship for law students interested in public interest law with a focus on individual rights.
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A Conversation about Racial Equality and Justice
April 01, 2021
On March 29, 2021, we hosted a CUOnline event on racial equality and justice that featured three members of the Sister Thea Bowman Committee.
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An Easter message from the University chaplain
April 01, 2021
This Easter, more than any in recent memory, the rays of Jesus’ resurrection refresh our hearts and minds with new hope.
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NCSSS celebrates Social Work Month with two deans of social work
March 31, 2021
On March 26, 2021, the National Catholic School for Social Service (NCSSS) celebrated Social Work Month by hosting a virtual fireside chat with Jo Ann Regan, dean of NCSSS, and Sandra Edmonds Crewe, B.S.S. 1974, M.S.W. 1975, dean of the Howard University School of Social Work.
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The Social Causes of the January 6 Assault: American Impasse 1 of 4
March 31, 2021

On March 25, 2021, a panel convened by the School of Arts and Sciences looked at the social causes of the January 6 assault, and at the underlying reasons for partisan strife and hostility to government, both before and after the events of January 6

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Innovative Learning Environments: Tucson, Alexandria, and Online
March 29, 2021
Learn more about the many advances Catholic University is making in online and hybrid education! Thanks to gifts both large and small, the University is taking the lead in online learning, with exciting developments soon to take shape in our new nursing and sciences building, new digital program offerings, and novel ways of delivering existing programs to current students. We are also expanding our reach through a new Alexandria campus and courses offered in partnership with Pima Community College in Tucson, Ariz.
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Dean McMullen and Ascension: The Future of Nursing
March 17, 2021
On March 12, 2021, we hosted a conversation about the future of healthcare that featured Patricia McMullen, dean of the Conway School of Nursing, and executives from Ascension.
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John Falcicchio, B.A. 2001: The Future of the Capital City
February 26, 2021
On February 18, 2021, we hosted our latest CUOnline event and discussed the future of Washington, D.C., with John Falcicchio, B.A. 2001, D.C.'s deputy mayor for Planning and Economic of Development.
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Fr. Columba Stewart, OSB: Saving the World's Manuscript Heritage
February 23, 2021
On February 18, 2021, we hosted a CUOnline event with Fr. Columba Stewart, OSB, the "monk who saves manuscripts." As part of the Visiting Scholar Program of the Phi Beta Kappa Society, Fr. Columba discussed his work rescuing manuscripts that record the world's precious religious heritage.
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Euphemia Lofton Haynes, Ph.D. 1943
February 19, 2021
Euphemia Lofton Haynes, Ph.D. 1943, the first African-American woman to earn a doctorate in mathematics, was a prominent educator and an alumna of Catholic University who helped reform the segregated D.C. public school system.
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CatholicU Sweethearts: From Saigon to D.C.
February 10, 2021

“Our story is not unique. There are other of our classmates who have similar stories. There were a lot of Vietnamese refugee students at the University when we were there, so we are not unique — except maybe for meeting our spouse at 5 years

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Observing International Holocaust Remembrance Day with "Defiant Requiem"
January 29, 2021

On January 27, 2021, we hosted a CUOnline event in observation of International Holocaust Remembrance Day. Members of our online audience enjoyed a screening of the powerful documentary film "Defiant Requiem" with a live appearance by Murry Sidlin, the president and artistic director of the

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Winners: 2020 Reunion Class Challenge
January 27, 2021

Even in 2020, the competition went on! After 12 months, three of the 2020 reunion classes earned trophies for performing the best in the 2020 Reunion Class Challenge.

The challenge kicked off on January 1, 2020, and ended on December 31, 2020.

Now that we've tallied

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"Angels Unawares" artist discusses sculpture with alumni
January 14, 2021
In December, Kevin Ryan, B.A. 1989, joined Jacqueline Leary-Warsaw, M.A. 1988, and dean of the Benjamin T. Rome School of Music, Drama, and Art, for a discussion of the statue with the Canadian artist who created Angels Unawares, Timothy Schmalz.
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Wanted: Nominations for the Alumni Association Board of Governors
December 15, 2020
The Catholic University of America Alumni Association is seeking to fill at-large positions on our Board of Governors. We encourage nominations from all ethnicities, genders, graduation years, geographic regions, degrees, and industries.
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