"A Very Poor Country"

Therese-Ann Druart, professor of philosophy, spent two months as a visiting professor in Madagascar, where she found oppressive poverty but strong faith. "It was interesting, but not easy," she said. See People.

CUA Residence Halls
Keep Students ‘Plugged In’

CUA students will return to residence hall rooms with immediate access to the Internet, better long-distance telephone rates and even a cable station geared to college students. See story.

Friends and Colleagues
Bid Farewell to Vincent Walter

In a funeral Mass August 9, Cardinal Bernard Law, chairman of the university’s Board of Trustees, remembered Vincent P. Walter Jr. as someone who saw CUA "for the promise it holds as the leading Catholic University in America." Mr. Walter, who worked for CUA for 28 years, died August 3.

See story and Cardinal Law’s homily.

Religion Plays Key Role
In Immigrant Communities

An immigrant himself, O-kyun Kwan will spend the next two years working to detail the role of religion in Washington’s immigrant communities. The Life Cycle Institute project will examine six immigrant communities in the district. See Research.

Program to Feature
CUA Human Factors Research

CUA’s Cognitive Science Laboratory will gain more national attention when the Learning Channel features the laboratory’s air traffic control research in an upcoming broadcast. The laboratory is exploring how a new satellite-based traffic management system will affect human performance. See story.


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