CUA President Provides Update, Encouragement

The Very Rev. David M. O’Connell, C.M., President, spent an hour with the university’s staff members, offering an update on CUA’s progress in the past year and presenting an optimistic outlook for the upcoming year.

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CUA Makes Yahoo! List of Most Wired Universities

Yahoo! ranks CUA among the 100 Most Wired Universities in the country. See story.


Construction Under Way On New Residence Halls

Work is progressing on the university’s first new residence halls since the completion of Centennial Village in 1989. See story.


People: Monsignor Irwin Named to Schmitz Chair

The Rev. Monsignor Kevin W. Irwin, a priest of the Archdiocese of New York and professor of liturgy and sacramental theology at CUA, has been named to the Walter J. Schmitz, S.S., Chair of Liturgical Studies at the university. See People section.

What are Those High School Students Arguing About?

High school debaters from across the country are learning to back up their arguments with solid facts in CUA’s Capitol Classic Debate Institute, a program that introduces students to primary research at places including the Supreme Court, FBI and Heritage Foundation. See story.


Research: Economist Uses Science To Question U.N.’s Population Control Policies

Maria Sophia Aguirre, associate professor of economics, uses hard facts and research to dispute population control policies she believes are culturally insensitive and anti-family. See Research


University to Train District’s Special Education Teachers

Classroom teachers in the District of Columbia’s private and parochial schools will be able to earn special education certification in a new master’s degree program being developed in CUA’s education department. Thomas Long, associate professor of education, is spearheading the program. See story.