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January 21, 2005

Dean Jairath Sets Out to Increase Nursing School's Prominence
A cardiovascular nursing expert, the dean of the School of Nursing outlines three future strategic initiatives for the school.  Born in the foothills of the Himalayas, raised in Canada, she also talks about how she became dean in August 2004. See story.

'The First of Its Kind': The Law School's New Degree in National Security Law
Designed to prepare lawyers for the post 9-11 world of national security law, the new master's degree is said to be the first of its kind in the world. Also unveiled by the law school: a new degree program in communications law. See story.

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From the President's Desk
Father O'Connell reports on university goal-setting, recent staff retirements, upcoming speaking engagements and fund-raising visits. See the president's column.


This Sophomore Class Sets a Fast Pace 
What's making this year's sophomore class stand out ? See story.


CUA Performing Arts Events This Semester
See Shakespeare's Love's Labours Lost, George Bernard Shaw's Pygmalion  and the winners of a competition for new one-act plays devoted to Catholic themes.  Hear Benjamin Britten's majestic War Requiem and other heart-rending music on the theme of war.  Check out what will be playing at CUA. See story.

Did You Know?
A quick reminder about two other CUA online newsletters. See story.