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October, 2019

In Nursing, D.N.Sc. Is Out and the Ph.D. Is In

This past spring marked the first awarding of Ph.D. degrees to doctoral graduates of Catholic University’s School of Nursing. The occasion signaled the school’s transition from offering a Doctor of Nursing Science (D.N.Sc.) degree to offering a Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.). See story.

Like to Sing?
CUA's Benjamin T. Rome School of Music is a "singing school," according to its dean. The same could be said about the university as a whole. Read about CUA's multiple vocal groups and how they are preparing for the Christmas season. See story.

For Lessons on War, a New Class Turns to Film
Associate Professor William Barbieri has discovered a popular way to get his students thinking about some of life’s weightier questions such as war, ethics and social responsibility. See story.

Father O’Connell writes about Homecoming, the search for a new provost and upcoming events.
See From The President's Desk.


CUA Alums Get Dramatic About Fundraising
This school year, two alumni actors who first got their starts on the CUA stage will lend their talents to a very important cause: helping future thespians access the same great education. Their upcoming benefit performances are among the events scheduled as part of the School of Arts and Sciences' Centennial Series.
See story.

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