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April 6, 2005
 
Beating Swords into Trumpets
The 2005 President’s Concert, “Waging Peace: Music in Time of War,” features the premiere of “Songs of the Forgotten War,” a work commissioned by the Benjamin T. Rome School of Music to memorialize the Korean conflict. See story.

 

From the President's Desk
Father O’Connell comments on recent events on and off campus and previews the many student-oriented happenings of April. He also announces this year's commencement speaker. See story.


 
 
Lourdes Maria Alvarez: Cultural Explorer
Modern languages Assistant Professor Alvarez teaches Spanish, but her fluency in Arabic and her interest in the literature and culture of the Middle East have made her a popular lecturer at CUA and elsewhere. See story.
 
A Life-Altering Semester at Sea
“How could I pass up an opportunity to see the world at the age of 21?” writes CUA junior Blythe Wyatt, as she recounts her adventures comforting tsunami victims in India, sky-diving over South Africa and surviving a storm that severely battered her large cruise ship.  Wyatt is the first CUA student to participate in Semester at Sea, a shipboard study-abroad program. See story.

 

CUA Honors 14 Retirees

They gave CUA their best and now they’re planning to travel, play with their grandchildren and serve others. Read more about this year’s accomplished retirees. See story.

 

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