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As the Provost of The Catholic University of America, I serve as the chief academic officer, overseeing our 12 schools, our libraries, our Global Education Center and our Rome campus, CUA Press and our several research institutes.

The Catholic University of America is the national university of the Catholic Church in the United States. As our mission states, we are “dedicated to advancing the dialogue between faith and reason” as we seek “to discover and impart the truth through excellence in teaching and research, all in service to the Church, the nation and the world.”

I welcome your interest in The Catholic University of America.

Andrew Abela Ph.D., Provost 202-319-5244 | cua-provost@cua.edu

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Week of April 9
School of Arts and Sciences

·  Matt Green, professor, politics, was quoted in a Christian Science Monitor story about House Speaker Paul Ryan’s announcement that he will retire at the end of his term this year.https://www.csmonitor.com/USA/Politics/2018/0411/Speaker-Ryan-to-retire-What-that-says-about-the-GOP-midterms?cmpid=shared-email

·  Matt Green, professor, politics, was quoted in an Independent Journal Review story about the delay in the confirmation of President Donald Trump’s nominees for executive positions.https://ijr.com/2018/04/1082801-hold-up-trumps-political-appointments%E2%80%8B/

·  Maryann Cusimano Love, associate professor, politics, had an op-ed published in America about recent developments in the Syrian civil war.

https://www.americamagazine.org/politics-society/2018/04/09/more-us-bombs-syria-will-help-no-one

Busch School of Business and Economics

·  The school’s partnership with Mess Hall was featured on WUSA9’s Great Day Washington show. Robert Keith, assistant professor and co-founder of The Ciocca Center for Principled Entrepreneurship, was interviewed by Great Day Washington.

http://www.wusa9.com/video/entertainment/television/programs/great-day-washington/cooking-up-new-businesses-with-mess-hall/65-8073122 

School of Theology and Religious Studies

·  Very Rev. Mark Morozowich, dean, theology and religious studies, was interviewed by EWTN News Nightly about the University’s Humanae Vitae symposium.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6SB6sVGNfOM

·  David Cloutier, associate professor, moral theology and ethics, had an op-ed published in Crux about Pope Francis’s new apostolic exhortation, Gaudete et Exsultate.

https://cruxnow.com/church-in-the-usa/2018/04/10/mixed-reaction-from-u-s-pro-lifers-to-popes-latest-challenge/

Week of April 16

School of Arts and Sciences

·         Nicholas Dujmovic, visiting assistant professor, intelligence studies, was quoted in a Bloomberg article about Brian Bulatao, chief operating officer of the CIA. 

https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2018-04-19/pompeo-s-old-friend-bulatao-has-a-business-lesson-for-cia-spies

·         Andrew Yeo, associate professor, politics, was interviewed by CNBC's Street Signs show about Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's April 18 meeting with President Donald Trump. 

https://www.cnbc.com/video/2018/04/17/discussing-the-main-agenda-of-the-trump-abe-meeting.html

Columbus School of Law

·         Mary Leary, professor, law, was quoted in a Catholic News Agency story about a new law that allows states to prosecute websites that facilitate sex trafficking.

https://www.catholicnewsagency.com/news/new-us-law-aims-to-prosecute-websites-that-facilitate-sex-trafficking-39967

·         Lucia Silecchia, professor, law, had an op-ed published in the National Catholic Register on the 10th anniversary of Pope Benedict XVI’s address to the United Nations General Assembly.*

http://www.ncregister.com/daily-news/recalling-pope-benedict-xvis-human-rights-appeal

School of Theology and Religious Studies

·         Very Rev. Mark Morozowich, dean, theology and religious studies, was quoted in a Washington Post story about Pope Francis’ apostolic exhortation, Gaudete et Exsultate.*

https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/acts-of-faith/wp/2018/04/09/pope-franciss-latest-guidance-caring-for-migrants-and-the-poor-is-just-as-important-as-protecting-the-unborn/?noredirect=on&utm_term=.8687bb8a77f1

Very Rev. Mark Morozowich, dean, theology and religious studies, was interviewed by El Pregonero about the impact of Humanae Vitae on the Hispanic community.http://elpreg.org/Content/Noticias/Educaci-n/Article/Impacto-de-Humanae-Vitae-/4/62/12750

Week of April 2

Busch School of Business and Economics

School of Philosophy

Media Clips for the Week of March 19

School of Arts and Sciences

·  Aaron Dominguez, dean, was quoted in an Aleteia story about the life, work, and death of theoretical physicist Stephen Hawking.*https://aleteia.org/2018/03/15/stephen-hawkings-theories-and-his-flirtation-with-god/

·  Duilia De Mello, vice provost and dean of assessment, and Nathalia Henrich, resident scholar, Oliveira Lima Library, were interviewed by TV Brasil (Brazilian public television) and the Brasilia Ministry of Education channel about the library and its collection.https://www.facebook.com/reporterbrasilnarede/videos/1546765038784827/ http://portal.mec.gov.br/component/content/article?id=61451 Department of Politics

·  Matt Green, professor, politics, was quoted in a Los Angeles Times story about 2018 Democratic candidates and the party’s new strategy for dealing with campaign ads that attack House Minority Leader Pelosi.https://www.latimes.com/politics/la-na-pol-pelosi-republican-campaigns-20180322-story.html  School of Canon Law

·  Kurt Martens, professor, canon law, was mentioned in an Associated Press story about the Vatican's removal from office of Guam Archbishop Anthony Apuron following his conviction by the Vatican of charges in a sex abuse trial. http://www.kten.com/story/37740831/vatican-convicts-ex-guam-archbishop-accused-of-abuse 

Columbus School of Law

·  Mary Leary, professor, law, had an op-ed published in The Hill.com about the Allow States and Victims to Fight Online Sex Trafficking Act (FOSTA) and efforts by some in the tech world to kill the legislation.http://thehill.com/blogs/congress-blog/judicial/379157-misinformation-campaign-is-at-the-center-of-opposition-to-common

·  Mary Leary, professor, law, was quoted in a Crux article about the U.S. Senate’s passage of the FOSTA bill, which would allow prosecutors to go after websites that advertise for prostituteshttps://cruxnow.com/church-in-the-usa/2018/03/23/new-anti-sex-trafficking-legislation-lauded-by-u-s-catholic-leaders/ 

School of Theology and Religious Studies

·  David Cloutier, associate professor, moral theology and religious ethics, wrote a review of Ross Douthat’s new book -- To Change the Church: Pope Francis and the Future of Catholicism -- that was published by Catholic News Service. http://catholicphilly.com/2018/03/culture/despite-flaws-book-offers-fair-assessment-of-francis-papacy-so-far/ 

IHE: Center for the Study of Statesmanship

·  William S. Smith, research fellow and managing director, Center for the Study of Statesmanship, had an op-ed on the 15th anniversary of the invasion of Iraq published in The Hill.http://thehill.com/opinion/national-security/379156-15-years-after-the-invasion-of-iraq-still-zero-accountability-for (*Denotes a story placed with the assistance of the Office of Marketing and Communications)


 

Week of March 16

The Busch School of Business and Economics

· Andreas Widmer, director of the Ciocca Center for Principled Entrepreneurship, was interviewed in the Catholic News Herald on the annual Cuthbert Allen Lecture he delivered at Belmont Abbey College. http://catholicnewsherald.com/90-news/local/2863-andreas-widmer-delivers-cuthbert-allen-lecture-at-belmont-abbey-college

School of Arts and Sciences

· Andrew Yeo, associate professor, politics, published commentary in the Washington Post's Monkey Cage
blog explaining North Korea's sudden turn towards diplomatic engagement. https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/monkey-cage/wp/2018/03/14/why-north-korea-wants-a-summit-with-trump/?utm_term=.cb3f0609775

· Andrew Yeo, associate professor, politics, was quoted in the Korea Times and Kyunghyang News about recent inter-Korea and U.S.-North Korea talks. https://goo.gl/GgnCzo  https://goo.gl/tS9ghg

· Jennifer Paxton, professor, history, was interviewed by The Catholic Miscellany and the Boston Pilot, on St. Patrick's Letter to the Soldiers of Coroticus.
http://themiscellany.org/2018/03/16/patrick-the-saint-who-knew-what-it-was-like-to-be-a-slave/

· Nicholas Dujmovic, visiting professor, intelligence studies, was quoted on Bloomberg.com regarding President Trump's recent nominee for CIA director, Gina Haspel. https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2018-03-13/trump-cia-pick-haspel-to-face-questions-over-interrogation-role

· Eleanor Holdridge, head of the directing program, drama, was mentioned in BroadwayWorld.com, for her role in directing the the world premiere of a new translation and adaptation of Edmond Rostand's, Cyrano de Bergerac

https://www.broadwayworld.com/anchorage/article/Perseverance-Theatre-Presents-New-Translation-and-Adaptation-of-CYRANO-DE-BERGERAC-20180309

School of Theology and Religious Studies

· Paul Scherz, assistant professor, theology, published commentary in the April issue of Sojourners on the moral and ethical implications of artificial intelligence. https://sojo.net/magazine/april-2018/here-come-robots

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Week of March 9

School of Architecture and Planning

· James McCrery, assistant professor, architecture, was quoted in WATE News about his design for the new cathedral for the Diocese of Knoxville dedicated on March 3.
http://www.wate.com/news/local-news/knoxvilles-new-sacred-heart-cathedral-opens-to-public/1004785368

School of Arts and Sciences

· Michael Kimmage, professor, history, was interviewed by Romanian news outlet Stirile Pro TV, on recent developments surrounding Russia's nuclear program. https://goo.gl/mHRDqU

· Gary Sloan, associate professor, drama, published an article in HowIRound, on teaching theatrical techniques to those incarcerated as a method to inspire change.

http://howlround.com/try-acting-for-a-change

Columbus School of Law

· Mary Leary, professor, law, was interviewed on 89.3 KPCC's Airtalk radio program on the newly passed FOSTA bill that would allow websites to be held accountable for sex trafficking on their platforms. http://www.scpr.org/programs/airtalk/2018/03/06/62044/trafficking-technology-experts-discuss-proposal-de/

Benjamin T. Rome School of Music

· Timothy S. McDonnell, director of the Institute of Sacred Music, was quoted in a series of articles through Catholic News Service on the renewed popularity of Gregorian chant. https://www.catholictranscript.org/arts-media/arts-media-news/5515-musical-sounds-of-gregorian-chant-experiences-renewed-popularity.html

School of Theology and Religious Studies

· Chad Pecknold, associate professor, theology, was quoted in an EWTN News story on the Archdiocese of Washington's recent pastoral plan to implement Amoris Laetitia. http://www.ewtnnews.com/catholic-news/US.php?id=17080

 Week of March 2

Institute for Human Ecology

· William Smith, Center for the Study of Statesmanship was mentioned in a recent article in The American Conservative on the stability of NATO. http://www.theamericanconservative.com/articles/of-course-nato-is-obsolete/

School of Arts and Sciences

· Julia Young, associate professor, history, published an article in Commonweal, about Catholics, immigration, and nativism.
http://bit.ly/2Fc6rwJ

· Jerry Z. Muller, ordinary professor, history, was interviewed by Financial Times on his new book, The Tyranny of Metrics.
https://www.ft.com/content/fbb2ba56-1ca8-11e8-aaca-4574d7dabfb6

https://www.ft.com/content/16ec6a72-d5db-4322-96c6-314b051eb978

School of Canon Law

· Msgr. William King, adjunct professor, canon law, was quoted in a National Catholic Register story on censures in the Church.
http://www.ncregister.com/blog/mbunson/what-is-a-censure-in-the-church#When%3A2018-02-28+23%3A20%3A01

School of Philosophy

· Bradley Lewis, associate professor, philosophy, was quoted in a National Catholic Register article on Catholic support for public sector unions.
http://www.ncregister.com/daily-news/should-catholics-back-public-sector-unions#When%3A2018-03-1+14%3A40%3A01

School of Theology

· Father Mark Morozowich, dean, theology, was quoted in NBCNews Better on the benefits of practicing Lent.
https://www.nbcnews.com/better/pop-culture/how-use-lent-reevaluate-your-life-even-if-you-re-ncna850656

· Chad Pecknold, associate professor, theology, published commentary in a recent Catholic News Agency column on the Placuit Deo letter.
https://www.catholicnewsagency.com/news/commentary-placuit-deo-against-new-paradigms-18800

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Week of February 23

School of Arts and Sciences

· James Youniss, research professor in the psychology department and Wylma R. & James R. Curtin Professor Emeritus, was mentioned in South Jersey News Today for research findings in his latest co-authored book entitled, Renewing Democracy in Young America http://www.snjtoday.com/story/37556227/rutgers-researchers-eye-opening-new-book-charts-course-for-engaging-next-generation

School of Business

· Michael Pakulak, associate dean and ordinary professor, covered ethics and morality in Echoes: A Forum of Catholic Thought on BostonPilot.com.https://www.thebostonpilot.com/Opinion/article.asp?ID=181236

School of Theology 

· William A. Barbieri, associate professor of ethics and director of the peace and justice studies program, was quoted in Today's Catholic regarding Pope Francis' hope for international peace building.

              https://todayscatholic.org/imagining-world-papal-wish-nonviolence-style-politics/

 

 

Week of February 16

School of Arts and Sciences

·  Broadway World publicized the upcoming productions of student written plays.*
https://www.broadwayworld.com/washington-dc/article/Student-Written-Plays-To-Premie re-At-Catholic-University-20180212

·  Jerry Muller, professor, history, was interviewed by Management Today, The Bookmonger podcast, and apolitical on his latest book on the role of metrics in higher education and society as a whole.
https://www.managementtoday.co.uk/why-bonuses-dont-work/any-other-business/article/1455659

School of Business

·  The Washington Business Journal and National Catholic Reporter covered the business school’s partnership with a local business through a learning lab.
https://www.ncronline.org/news/people/campus-notebook-university-mary-booming-misdirected-funds-georgetown

School of Law

·  Mary Leary, professor, law, was quoted in a News Journal story on Backpage.com.
http://www.delmarvanow.com/story/news/2018/02/09/worlds-top-online-brothel-delaware-company-good-standing/308732002/

·  Lisa Lerman, professor emerita, was quoted in a New York Times story on President Trump and legal ethics.
https://www.nytimes.com/2018/02/14/us/politics/stormy-daniels-michael-cohen-trump.html

School of Music

·  Broadway World publicized the upcoming productions of Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson.*
https://www.broadwayworld.com/washington-dc/article/Catholic-University-To-Showcase-BLOODY-BLOODY-ANDREW-JACKSON-20180213

School of Theology

·  John Grabowski, associate professor, moral theology, published commentary about marriage in Catholic News Service. 
http://catholicphilly.com/2018/02/catholic-spirituality/in-marriage-the-love-of-christ-is-made-visible/

Week of February 9

Center for the Study of Statesmanship

·  William Smith, managing director, Center for the Study of Statesmanship, published commentary in the American Conservative on NATO.
http://www.theamericanconservative.com/articles/natos-real-existential-threat-the-surrender-of-western-values/

NCSSS

·  Linda Plitt Donaldson, associate professor, social work, was quoted in a Catholic News Agency on laws that impact the homeless.
https://www.catholicnewsagency.com/news/the-rules-of-the-streets-which-laws-help---and-hurt---the-homeless-76524

School of Arts and Sciences

·  Andrew Yeo, associate professor, politics, was a panelist on Channel News Asia's  hour long TV news program "Between the Lines" speaking on the episode "Power: The US and the World."
https://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/video-on-demand/between-the-lines/power-the-us-and-the-world-9916190

·  Jerry Muller, professor, history, was interviewed by Inside Higher Ed and published an essay in Minding the Campus on his latest book on the role of metrics in higher education and society as a whole.
http://www.insidehighered.com/news/2018/02/07/author-discusses-new-book-which-he-criticizes-use-metrics-higher-education

·  Maryann Cusimano Love, associate professor, politics, was mentioned in a Catholic News Service Story on a Catholic social ministry gathering at which she presented.
http://thecatholicspirit.com/news/nation-and-world/church-called-work-unity-time-paralyzing-polarization/

·  Maryann Cusimano Love, associate professor, politics, was quoted in an Our Sunday Visitor story on the morality of nuclear weapons.
https://www.osv.com/OSVNewsweekly/Vatican/Article/TabId/719/ArtMID/13626/ArticleID/23969/Church-rejects-morality-of-nuclear-weapons.aspx

·  Julia Young, associate professor, history, published commentary in the Washington Post on immigration policy.
https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/made-by-history/wp/2018/02/06/republicans-want-to-use-immigration-policy-to-remake-americas-demography-heres-why-theyre-destined-to-fail/?utm_term=.b9407bd14038

 School of Business

·  Jack Yoest, clinical assistant professor, management, was interviewed about his book The Memo on Completed Staff Work and management in the Trump administration on The Awakening by Bishop E.W. Jackson, guest host Bob Knight, on the Urban Radio network.

·  Stewart McHie, director, MSBA program, was interviewed on the Drew Mariani Show on Relevant Radio about Super Bowl commercials.
https://relevantradio.com/2018/02/drew-mariani-show-feb-5-hour-1/

·  Jay Richards, assistant research professor, business, published an article on the 2018 index of economic freedom in the Stream.
https://stream.org/2018-index-of-economic-freedom-mostly-good-news/

 School of Law

·  Mary Leary, professor, law, was profiled in the Arlington Catholic Herald for her work to end sex trafficking.
https://www.catholicherald.com/News/Local_News/CUA_professor_works_to_stop_online_sex_trafficking/

School of Music

·  Alesandra Cuffaro, private instructor, violin, was featured playing the violin in a CBS News Sunday Morning clip about violin making.
https://www.cbsnews.com/news/making-violins/

 School of Philosophy

·  V. Bradley Lewis, associate professor, philosophy, was quoted in a National Catholic Register story on the morality of nuclear weapons.
http://www.ncregister.com/daily-news/leaked-us-defense-doctrine-outlines-nuclear-weapons-strategy#When%3A2018-02-2+14%3A19%3A01

·  V. Bradley Lewis, associate professor, philosophy, was quoted in a National Catholic Register story on Catholic social teaching, health care policy, and a recent presidential appointee.
http://www.ncregister.com/daily-news/alex-azar-a-deep-in-the-bones-social-conservative-is-trumps-new-hhs-secreta#When%3A2018-02-2+13%3A30%3A01

 School of Theology

·  Chad Pecknold, associate professor, theology, was quoted in a Tablet story on the State of the Union address. 
http://thetablet.org/trumps-first-state-of-the-union-elicits-partisan-reactions/
 

https://ssl.gstatic.com/ui/v1/icons/mail/images/cleardot.gifWeek of February 2

School of Arts and Sciences

·  Matthew Green, professor, politics, was referenced in a Washington Examiner story on Speaker of the House Paul Ryan.
http://www.washingtonexaminer.com/paul-ryan-gets-it-done/article/2647181

·  Jennifer Paxton, clinical assistant professor, history, was quoted in a Refinery 29 story on St. Brigid.
http://www.refinery29.com/2018/02/189470/saint-brigid-of-ireland-female-role-model


School of Business

·  Brian Engelland, Edward J. Pryzbyla Chair of Business and Economics, was quoted in a Philadelphia Enquirer story on Rosa’s Pizza, a business he references in his book Force for Good.
http://www.philly.com/philly/business/small_business/rosas-pizza-ellen-degeneres-homeless-philadelphia-20180131.html

·  Jack Yoest, clinical assistant professor, management, was interviewed about his book The Memo on Completed Staff Work and Leadership & Followership on WHO Radio’s Need to know with Jeff Angelo.

 School of Philosophy

·  V. Bradley Lewis, associate professor, philosophy, published commentary in National Catholic Register on North Korean diplomacy.
http://www.ncregister.com/daily-news/is-north-korea-practicing-ping-pong-olympic-diplomacy

 

School of Theology

·  Chad Pecknold, associate professor, theology, was quoted in a story on the Super Bowl and ethics of violence in a Catholic News Agency story that was reposted (originally ran in 2016).
https://www.catholicnewsagency.com/news/how-to-watch-the-super-bowl-with-a-clean-conscience-42583

·  Chad Pecknold, associate professor, theology, published commentary in the Catholic Herald (UK) on the March for Life.
http://www.catholicherald.co.ukw007c4dww.catholicherald.co.uk/commentandblogs/2018/01/22/undivided-four-decades-later-the-march-for-life-is-stronger-than-ever/

·  Chad Pecknold, associate professor, theology, published commentary in First Things on George Lindbeck. 
https://www.firstthings.com/web-exclusives/2018/02/the-bridge-that-george-lindbeck-built

Week of January 26

Institute for Human Ecology

·  William Smith, Center for the Study of Statesmanship, published commentary in the Hill on alleged abuses of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act.
http://thehill.com/opinion/national-security/370848-the-sad-truth-of-the-fbi-scandal-both-political-parties-are-to

School of Music

·  N. Thomas Pedersen, head, musical theatre, was interviewed by Md. Theatre Guide about the upcoming 100th anniversary celebration of Leonard Bernstein.
https://mdtheatreguide.com/2018/01/interview-n-thomas-pedersen-on-bernstein-at-100-the-theater-songs-of-leonard-bernstein/

School of Theology

·  David Cloutier, associate professor of theology, published a feature essay in Commonweal on the importance of a post-Vatican II appreciation of the Church's sacramentality and a defense of priestly ordination embedded within that larger ecclesial vision.
https://www.commonwealmagazine.org/imagine-theres-no-clergy?utm_source=Main+Reader+List&utm_campaign=bffe94f082-EMAIL_CAMPAIGN_2017_03_16&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_407bf353a2-bffe94f082-91285193

 

Week of January 19, 2018

Institute for Human Ecology

·  The Catholic Standard covered a panel discussion on immigration co-hosted by the Institute for Human Ecology and the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops.*
http://catholicphilly.com/2018/01/news/national-news/panel-immigrants-like-everyone-else-want-love-family-peaceful-life/

School of Arts and Sciences

·  David Jobes, professor, psychology, was referenced in a Salon article on college students and mental health.
https://www.salon.com/2018/01/13/college-students-need-better-mental-health-care/

·  Michael Kimmage, professor, history, was interviewed on CNN Situation Room about a Russian spy ship off the East Coast. (min. 2)
http://www.cnn.com/videos/world/2018/01/18/russian-spy-ship-todd-dnt-tsr.cnn/video/playlists/most-popular-domestic/

School of Business

·  Jack Yoest, clinical assistant professor, management, wrote “A Good Guide: A Winsome Argument for Virtue in Business;” for The Stream; a book review of Force for Good: The Catholic Guide to Business Integrity, by Brian Engelland, Edward J. Pryzbyla Chair of Business and Economics.
https://stream.org/a-good-guide-a-winsome-argument-for-virtue-in-business/

·  Brian Engelland, Edward J. Pryzbyla Chair of Business and Economics, was interviewed by Relevant Radio about how to develop virtue in the workplace.
https://relevantradio.com/2018/01/6-ways-develop-virtue-workplace/

School of Law

·  Robert Destro, professor, law, and director, Institute for Policy Research and Catholic Studies, was quoted in a National Catholic Register story on the Children’s Health Insurance Program.
http://www.ncregister.com/daily-news/childrens-health-insurance-program-becomes-political-football#When%3A2018-01-18+21%3A20%3A01

School of Theology

·         Chad Pecknold, associate professor, theology, appeared on EWTN’s Morning Glory and was quoted in an EWTN News story about the newest basilica in North America, the Basilica of St. Mary in Alexandria, Va.
http://www.ewtnnews.com/catholic-news/US.php?id=16810

·         David Cloutier, associate professor, moral theology, spoke on the USCCB First Freedom Podcast on Catholic social teaching and religious liberty. 
https://soundcloud.com/usccbclips/usccb-first-freedom-podcast-episode-11-cst-religious-liberty

Week of January 12, 2018

School of Architecture

·  James McCrery, assistant professor, architecture, and director, Classical Architecture and Urbanism, was quoted in an East Tennessee Catholic story about the diocese’s new cathedral, which he designed.
http://etcatholic.org/2018/01/elevating-us-toward-god/

School of Arts and Sciences

·  Andrew Yeo, associate professor, politics, was quoted in an Al Jazeera story on the meeting between North and South Korea and North Korean participation in the Olympics.
http://www.aljazeera.com/indepth/features/north-korea-decided-play-nice-180110075845359.html

·  David An, doctoral student, politics, co-authored an article in National Interest on Taiwan and President Trump’s strategy in Asia.
http://nationalinterest.org/feature/taiwan-ready-serve-indo-pacific-partner-23936?page=show

  • Nicholas Dujmovic, director, intelligence studies, was interviewed by EWTN News Nightly on an intelligence bill being considered on Capitol Hill.* https://youtu.be/KBIzQ8UapFY

School of Business

·  Jack Yoest, clinical assistant professor, management, was interviewed about Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House by Michael Wolff on nationally syndicated radio Blanquita Cullum - The Hard Questions.

·  William Bowman, dean, business, was quoted in a National Catholic Register examining the finances of Planned Parenthood.
http://www.ncregister.com/daily-news/planned-parenthood-donor-surge-increases-calls-to-support-pro-life-alternat#When%3A2018-01-11+14%3A25%3A01

School of Theology

·         Chad Pecknold, associate professor, theology, published commentary on St. Augustine in the Catholic Herald (UK). 
http://www.catholicherald.co.uk/commentandblogs/2018/01/11/st-augustine-teaches-us-how-to-think-about-catholic-strategy-in-a-liberal-era/#.WleInPKB-lo.twitter

 

Week of January 5, 2018

School of Architecture

·  The Mhuysqa Offering in Tenjo, Colombia, last year’s Spirit of Place design/build project for the School of Architecture, was listed among Faith and Form’s 2017 Religious Architecture awards.
https://www.archdaily.com/885923/faith-and-forms-2017-religious-architecture-awards-recognizes-the-best-in-religious-architecture-and-art

School of Arts and Sciences

·  The Department of Drama’s MFA program was mentioned in a list of 10 programs training well-rounded directors in AmericanTheatre.org.
http://www.americantheatre.org/2018/01/03/learning-to-lead/


·  Maryann Cusimano Love, associate professor, international relations, was interviewed on EWTN News Nightly about nuclear weapons and just war theory.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=57cpjEoYiv8

School of Arts and Sciences/School of Theology

·  Catholic News Agency republished a story from last summer in which Shawqi Talia, lecturer, Semitic and Egyptian Languages and Literatures; Robin Darling Young, associate professor, theology; and Ryann Craig, doctoral candidate, Semitics; were quoted. The story is on University researchers working to preserve the culture of Christian communities who have left Iraq.*
http://www.ewtnnews.com/catholic-news/US.php?id=14815

School of Business

·  Jay Richards, research assistant professor, economics, appeared on EWTN to talk about the link between money and happiness.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CMgS9Op5TLw

School of Music

·  Timothy McDonnell, director, sacred music, was quoted in a Catholic News Service story on the future of Gregorian chant.*
https://www.archbalt.org/future-gregorian-chant-appears-bright/

School of Theology

·  Charles Jones, associate professor, religion and culture, was interviewed by BLTV News in Taiwan on research relating to a significant 20th century Chinese Buddhist figure.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n3Q8DgVXqu0

·  Catholic News Agency republished a story from March in which Very Rev. Mark Morozowich, dean, theology and religious studies, and Michael Kimmage, associate professor, history, were quoted on Holodomor, an induced famine in Ukraine.*
http://www.ewtnnews.com/catholic-news/World.php?id=15156

 

Week of December 20, 2017

School of Law

·  Robert Destro, professor, law, and director, Institute for Policy Research & Catholic Studies, published commentary in Fox News on Iraq’s Christians.
http://www.foxnews.com/opinion/2017/12/15/iraqs-christians-and-us-will-time-and-neglect-complete-job-that-isis-began.html

School of Music

·         Timothy McDonnell, director, Institute for Sacred Music, was interviewed for Catholic News Service stories and videos on Gregorian Chant.*

http://catholicphilly.com/2017/12/news/national-news/gregorian-chant-offers-catholics-elevated-liturgy-tied-to-early-church/

 

Week of December 15, 2017

Center for the Study of Statemsmanship

·  A recent discussion on foreign policy hosted by the Center for the Study of Statemanship was covered by the National Interest.
http://nationalinterest.org/blog/the-skeptics/can-americas-foreign-policy-be-restrained-23623

School of Architecture

·  The home designed by Catholic University architecture students for Wounded Warrior Homes as part of the 2011 Solar Decathlon was mentioned in a Del Mar Times article.
http://www.delmartimes.net/news/sd-cm-nc-torreyhills-woundedwarriors-20171212-story.html

School of Arts and Sciences

·  Laura Nym Mayhall, associate professor, history, was interviewed on PBS Newshour on the accuracy of Netflix’s The Crown. (min. 4:20)*
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qcmLcUcKNXQ

School of Business

·  Michael Pakaluk, professor, business ethics, published commentary in the Pilot on how the wise men teach us to worship.
https://www.thebostonpilot.com/opinion/article.asp?ID=180983

·  Jay Richards, research assistant professor, economics, was interviewed in National Catholic Register about tax reform and Catholic principles.
http://www.ncregister.com/daily-news/a-catholic-approach-to-tax-reform

·  Robert Warren, associate professor, accounting, appeared on EWTN News Nightly to talk about tax policy and its effect on Catholic schools.
https://youtu.be/Ix4Bh2Rohok?list=PL9CQlldupc5_STtOyJ3gnmbEWyFDpRzw-&t=255

School of Law

·  Mary Leary, professor, law, co-authored commentary in the Huffington Post with alumnus Kevin Ryan on how Congress can side with women and fight sex trafficking.
https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/a-chance-for-congress-to-side-with-women-and-not-with_us_5a30a881e4b06a512dd69bcc

·  Mark Rienzi, professor, law, published on National Institute for Family and Life Advocates v. Becerra in SCOTUSblog. http://www.scotusblog.com/2017/12/symposium-nifla-v-becerra-supreme-housecleaning-continues/

 

Week of December 7, 2017
Institute for Human Ecology/Center for the Study of Statesmanship

·  William Smith, managing director, Center for the Study of Statesmanship, published an article on virtue in the American Conservative.
http://www.theamericanconservative.com/articles/phony-virtue-is-ruining-western-society/

School of Arts and Sciences

·  Shawqi Talia, lecturer, Semitics, was quoted in an Our Sunday Visitor story about a recent Mass celebrated for persecuted Christians.
https://www.osv.com/OSVNewsweekly/World/Article/TabId/718/ArtMID/13624/ArticleID/23755/Standing-in-solidarity-with-Iraq%E2%80%99s-Christians.aspx

·  Laura Nym Mayhall, associate professor, history, will appear on Friday, Dec. 8, on PBS Newshour to discuss the accuracy of the Netflix series “The Crown.”*

School of Law

·  Marshall Breger, professor, law, was quoted in a Jewish Press story on the Jerusalem Embassy Act of 1995.
http://www.jewishpress.com/news/us-news/trump-missed-deadline-for-jerusalem-embassy-waiver-but-no-moving-vans-hired/2017/12/05/

·  Roger Colinvaux, professor, law, was quoted in a Tampa Bay Times story about local effects of a House tax bill that would repeal the Johnson Amendment.
http://www.tampabay.com/news/scientology/In-a-potential-win-for-Scientology-House-tax-bill-favors-more-political-freedom-for-churches_163283652

School of Music

·  Timothy McDonnell, director, sacred music, was quoted in a Catholic News Service story about Gregorian chant.* (More stories in this series are expected the week of Dec. 18.)
https://cnstopstories.com/2017/12/07/gregorian-chant-called-seminarian-to-catholicism/

School of Theology and Religious Studies

·  Rev. Michael Witczak, associate professor, theology, was quoted in a National Geographic story on St. Nicholas.*
https://news.nationalgeographic.com/2017/12/holidays-saints-religion-tombs-burials/

·  David Cloutier, associate professor, theology, was quoted in a Catholic News Agency story on taxes and the common good.*
http://www.catholicworldreport.com/2017/12/04/bishops-congress-can-still-address-fundamental-flaws-in-tax-law/

·  Paul Scherz, assistant professor, moral theology, was quoted in an American Association for the Advancement of Science story on artificial intelligence.
https://www.aaas.org/news/aaas-explores-what-artificial-intelligence-teaches-us-about-ourselves

 

Week of December 1, 2017

School of Architecture

·  Patricia Andrasik, assistant professor, architecture, was quoted in an American Society of Landscape Architects blog about “green workforce.”  
https://dirt.asla.org/2017/11/28/to-build-a-green-economy-we-need-a-green-workforce/

School of Arts and Sciences

·  John Kenneth White, professor, politics, published an opinion piece in the NY Daily News on what President Trump could learn from John F. Kennedy.
http://www.nydailynews.com/opinion/trump-learn-kennedy-article-1.3649211

·  Andrew Yeo, associate professor, politics, was quoted in a Voice of America story on North Korea.
http://www.northkoreatimes.com/news/255552802/former-north-korean-official-terror-list-designation-could-cripple-pyongyang

·  Duilia de Mello, professor, physics, was featured in a Globo news story on her discovery of a supernova and a talk she gave to young people.
https://g1.globo.com/ro/rondonia/noticia/astrofisica-da-nasa-fala-da-descoberta-de-supernova-e-inspira-jovens-na-2-infoparty-de-ro.ghtml

School of Law/IPR

·  Robert Destro, professor, law, and director, Institute for Policy Research & Catholic Studies, was quoted in a National Catholic Register story about contraception mandates.
http://www.ncregister.com/daily-news/blue-states-target-little-sisters-of-the-poor

School of Music/School of Business

·  Valencio Jackson, doctoral candidate in composition, was interviewed on EWTN News Nightly about his composition that will premiere at the Annual Christmas Concert for Charity on Dec. 1. Jay Richards, assistant research professor, business, was interviewed in the same episode about holiday shopping and gratitude.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pNgrxysB0eY&list=PL9CQlldupc5_STtOyJ3gnmbEWyFDpRzw-&index=1&t=967s

School of Music

·  Valencio Jackson, doctoral candidate in composition, was mentioned in a National Catholic Reporter blog on the upcoming performance of his composition at the annual Christmas Concert for Charity.
https://www.ncronline.org/news/politics/distinctly-catholic/links-113017

School of Theology

·  Catholic News Service covered the recent visit of Cardinal Pietro Parolin, Vatican secretary of state, to the University.
https://cruxnow.com/church-in-the-usa/2017/11/27/parolin-vatican-ii-continues-shape-church-life-pope-franciss-papacy/

School of Social Service

·         Eileen Dombo, associate professor, social work, was interviewed on EWTN News Nightly about recent allegations of sexual misconduct. 
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eJOC1MvEtBE

Week of November 21, 2017

School of Arts and Sciences

·  Andrew Yeo, associate professor, politics, was quoted in a Wall Street Journal article on U.S./North Korea relations.
https://www.wsj.com/articles/trump-says-u-s-will-designate-north-korea-as-state-sponsor-of-terrorism-1511198089

School of Business

·  Robert Warren, associate professor, accounting, was on EWTN News Nightly to comment on the new tax plan that passed the House.
https://youtu.be/HyK--jCVFs8?list=PL9CQlldupc5_STtOyJ3gnmbEWyFDpRzw-&t=115

School of Music

·  DC Metro Theater Arts reviewed the fall operas.*
http://dcmetrotheaterarts.com/2017/11/18/review-the-love-of-the-nightingale-at-the-catholic-university-of-america/

 

Week of November 17, 2017

Metropolitan School of Professional Studies

·  Federal Times, Long Island Technology News, FedSmith.com, and GovExec.com covered an announcement by the Office of Personnel Management that it has entered into agreements with four additional schools to offer tuition discounts to federal employees (Metropolitan School is one of those four).*
https://www.federaltimes.com/management/career/2017/11/15/opm-adds-4-schools-to-feds-discount-tuition-list/
https://longislandtechnologynews.com/2017/11/opm-adds-4-schools-to-feds-discount-tuition-list/
https://www.fedsmith.com/2017/11/16/tuition-discounts-available-federal-employees/
http://www.govexec.com/pay-benefits/pay-benefits-watch/2017/11/tuition-discounts-feds-tax-reform-update-and-more/142558/?oref=river

School of Architecture

·  Patricia Andrasik, assistant professor, was interviewed for the American Institute of Architecture Students #AskAnArchitect series.
http://www.aias.org/askanarchitect-47-patricia-andrasik/

School of Arts and Sciences

·  Arpad von Klimo, associate professor, history, was quoted in a Catholic News Agency story on St. John Paul II and extreme nationalism.
http://www.catholicworldreport.com/2017/11/16/extreme-nationalism-was-not-john-paul-iis-vision-for-poland-historian-says/

School of Business

·  Jay Richards, research assistant professor, was quoted in a National Catholic Register story about republican tax reform.
http://www.ncregister.com/daily-news/republican-tax-reform-goes-through-the-wringer#When%3A2017-11-10+18%3A14%3A01

·  Jack Yoest, clinical assistant professor, management, was interviewed about "The Unintended Consequences of the Trump Tax Plan" and Completed Staff Work from his book The Memo: How the Classified Military Document That Helped the US Win WW II Can Help You Succeed in Business on MoneyTalk with Melanie.
https://www.spreaker.com/user/sackheadsradio/jack-yoest-talks-the-unintended-conseque

 

Week of November 10, 2017

School of Arts and Sciences

·  Andrew Yeo, associate professor, politics, published commentary in the Washington Post’s Monkey Cage blog on why President Trump’s trip to Asia is so important.
https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/monkey-cage/wp/2017/11/04/four-reasons-trumps-asia-trip-is-so-important/?utm_term=.7632743e204a

·  Andrew Yeo, associate professor, politics, was quoted in a The Diplomat story on a military base in South Korea that President Trump will visit.
https://thediplomat.com/2017/11/camp-humphreys-the-story-behind-americas-biggest-overseas-base/

·  Maryann Cusimano Love, associate professor, international relations, was quoted in a Catholic News Service story on tensions with North Korea.
http://catholicphilly.com/2017/11/news/national-news/theres-time-to-talk-and-reduce-hair-trigger-north-korea-tensions/

·  Lucas Paganini, planetary scientist, was quoted in an AstroBiology Magazine story on the comet Lovejoy and the source of Earth’s water.
https://www.astrobio.net/news-exclusive/comet-lovejoy-sheds-light-source-earths-water/

·  Maryann Cusimano Love, associate professor, international relations, was quoted in a National Catholic Reporter story on an upcoming Vatican conference on integral disarmament. Love and several students will be attending the conference.
https://www.ncronline.org/news/vatican/church-leaders-shift-nuclear-views-deterrence-disarmament

·  Nicholas Dujmovic, visiting professor, intelligence studies; Joe Colucci, sophomore; and Ben Hewitt, student; were quoted in a Washington Post story on the intelligence program at Catholic University.*
https://www.washingtonpost.com/local/education/with-intelligence-program-catholic-becomes-place-to-learn-redacted/2017/11/06/19990d2a-c0b7-11e7-8444-a0d4f04b89eb_story.html?utm_term=.048d718b1968

School of Business

·  Jack Yoest, clinical assistant professor, management, was interviewed about his book The Memo on Completed Staff Work and Leadership and Followership on No Things Considered. (min. 8:40)
https://buff.ly/2lZtimv

·  Jack Yoest, clinical assistant professor, management, was interviewed about classified documents based on his book The Memo: How the Classified Military Document That Helped the US Win WW II Can Help You Succeed in Business on the syndicated radio program Washington Watch.
http://www.frc.org/wwlivewithtonyperkins/dr-piper-tim-huelskamp-jack-yoest-nikita-vladimirov

School of Canon Law

·  The McManus lecture delivered by Archbishop Christophe Pierre was covered by Whispers in the Loggia.*
http://whispersintheloggia.blogspot.pt/2017/11/for-usccbs-100th-peter-takes-wheel.html

·  Kurt Martens, professor, canon law, was quoted in a Catholic News Agency story on reports that the pope would consider allowing married men to become priests in the Amazon basin.*
http://angelusnews.com/articles/despite-reports-pope-francis-isna-t-opening-the-door-to-all-married-priests

School of Engineering

·  ECEDHA Magazine promoted the upcoming conference on climate change in their November issue.

School of Law

·  Mark Rienzi, associate professor, law, was quoted in a National Review story about Amy Barrett’s confirmation hearing.
http://www.nationalreview.com/article/453438/dogma-lives-loudly-within-judge-amy-barrett-thank-goodness  

School of Social Service

·  Sharon O’Brien, director of Catholics for Family Peace, was interviewed for ABC News (Australia) about domestic abuse and the Church’s response to it.
http://www.abc.net.au/news/2017-11-04/cross-to-bear-catholic-church-domestic-abuse/8680158

School of Theology and Religious Studies

·  Msgr. Stephen Rossetti, research associate professor, was interviewed for a Catholic Register story on happy priests. His recent lecture on the topic was also covered by the Diocese of Montreal. https://www.catholicregister.org/item/26285-ten-step-program-builds-happy-priests
http://diocesemontreal.org/en/news/latest-news---en/reader/items/most-priests-essentially-happy.html

·  Crux published an interview on interreligious dialogue following a recent discussion at Catholic University between ten scholars — five Christian and five Muslim.
https://cruxnow.com/interviews/2017/11/07/christian-muslim-dialogue-depends-upon-knowledge-trust/

 

 

Week of November 3, 2017President

Students


School of Business and Economics


School of Canon Law

 

School of Law

  • Cara Drinan, professor, law, spoke on Sirius XM’s Stand Up with Pete about her new book, The War on Kids: How American Juvenile Justice Lost Its Way.

School of Theology

Week of October 27, 2017

School of Music

  • Andrew Simpson, professor, music, was featured in the Sunday Washington Post performing solo at the National Gallery of Art (section H).

School of Theology and Religious Studies

Institute for Human Ecology

The Catholic University of America Press

Week of October 20, 2017President

 

School of Business and Economics

  • William Bowman, dean, business, published commentary in the Stream on Charles Koch and the Good Profit Conference.
    https://stream.org/greed-not-good-profit/
  • Frederic Sautet, associate professor, management, was interviewed by Le Nouvel Economiste about economic and policy reforms in Canada, Germany, New Zealand, and Sweden, and how they can be used as models for France. https://www.lenouveleconomiste.fr/reforme-du-pays-benchmark-mondial-de-la-methode-61462/

 

School of Law

 

School of Theology and Religious Studies

 

Week of October 13, 2017

School of Arts and Sciences

 

School of Business

 

School of Law

 

School of Music

 

School of Social Service

 

School of Theology and Religious Studies

 

Week of October 6, 2017

President

NCSSS

 

School of Arts and Sciences

 

School of Arts and Sciences/School of Philosophy

 

School of Business

  • Jack Yoest, assistant professor, management, was interviewed on the Mark Hahn Drivetime Live radio show, KSCJ-AM in Sioux City, IA, on President Trump's Chief of Staff, John Kelly using Completed Staff Work.

 

School of Law

 

School of Music

 

School of Theology

 

Week of September 25

School of Arts and Sciences

 

School of Business

  • Jack Yoest, assistant professor, management, was interviewed on the Lars Larson Show on President Trump's Chief of Staff, John Kelly, using Completed Staff Work (min. 57).

https://soundcloud.com/the-lars-larson-podcast/lars-larson-national-podcast-091917?utm_content=buffer9897a&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer

 

NCSSS

 

School of Music

 

School of Theology and Religious Studies

 

 

Week of September 22

School of Arts and Sciences

School of Business

School of Canon Law

School of Law

School of Music

National Catholic School of Social Service

School of Philosophy

School of Theology

Week of September September 15

School of Arts and Sciences

School of Business

School of Canon Law

School of Law

School of Theology

University

Week of Septemeber 8

President/School of Theology

Institute for Human Ecology

School of Law

School of Music/Department of Drama

School of Music

  • Timothy McDonnell, director, choral studies and Institute of Sacred Music, will appear on EWTN’s Register Radio tomorrow at 7 p.m. to talk about sacred music and the upcoming visit of the Sistine Chapel Choir http://www.ewtn.com/radio/other/registerradio.asp

School of Theology

Week of September 1

University

Campus Ministry

Students

School of Arts and Sciences

School of Canon Law

School of Music

School of Theology

Week of August 25

 School of Arts and Sciences

School of Business

School of Theology

Week of August 18

President

School of Architecture

School of Arts and Sciences

School of Business

School of Law

School of Philosophy

School of Theology