Summer Postcards: Traveling Scholars Pursue Work, R & R
Commencement signals the start of travel season for many Catholic University scholars, who often spend the summer doing research and attending conferences in interesting places. Read about faculty and students whose work (and, for one theologian, the call of the wilderness) took them from Alaska to California, Great Britain to the Rockies, and other destinations far from campus. See story.
NCSSS Partnership Aids Local Teenagers
Dean James Zabora, with his staff and faculty at the National Catholic School of Social Service, are working with a nearby housing community to offer innovative programs for its residents. A summer youth camp at CUA is their latest collaboration. See story.
New Program Provides Eucharist to Washington Hospital Center Patients
This summer Campus Ministry prepared a group of administrators and staff to volunteer as eucharistic ministers at nearby Washington Hospital Center, freeing hospital chaplains to spend more time with patients. Students will carry on the program this fall. See story.
Father O’Connell welcomes students, staff and faculty back to campus for the beginning of a new academic year. See the president’s column.
New Law Dean Aims High
Veryl V. Miles, the first woman and first African American to serve as dean of the Columbus School of Law, intends to continue breaking new ground as she takes the helm this fall. Her goals include raising the national visibility and academic ranking of CUA’s law school. See story.
What’s New at Inside CUA
The fall 2005 semester brings a few changes to Inside CUA, including a new editor for the year: Chris Harrison, who also serves as associate director for media relations in the Office of Public Affairs. Please submit story ideas and information about recent publications, awards, media interviews or speaking engagements by e-mail to: firstname.lastname@example.org. For information about deadlines and what can be included in the Notables and In the Media sections, visit: Inside CUA Submission Guidelines. Other changes include a new e-mail and printer-friendly format for Inside CUA, scheduled to go online in coming weeks -- watch for it!