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The Nov. 3 issue of the French magazine Famille Chrétienne featured an interview with President John Garvey about the Catholic Church in the United States. A Nov. 9 Observer (Rockford, Ill.) article summarized Garvey’s remarks during an Oct. 29 conference call with Catholic communications professionals from around the country. On Nov. 12, he was also interviewed by a correspondent for an Italian Catholic newspaper and by CatholicTV, based in Watertown, Mass. A Nov. 16 Columbus (Ohio) Dispatch article summarized a lecture Garvey gave at a Columbus school on Nov. 14. He spoke about how virtue and beauty are linked in the school’s annual Borromean lecture, which focuses on the need for civility, morality, and ethics in tomorrow’s leaders. An article in the November issue of the Fairfield County Catholic (Bridgeport, Conn.) summarized remarks Garvey gave Oct. 14 at the annual Red Mass brunch for the Diocese of Bridgeport.
Architecture and Planning
Erik Jenkins, associate professor, was quoted in an Oct. 31 Reuters article about the architectural restoration of Zlin, Czech Republic.
A Nov. 16 Examiner.com article previewed the CUA women’s basketball season.
A Nov. 17 review on the D.C. Metro Theater Arts website gave a five-star rating to the Department of Drama’s production of #crazypants, describing it as “a beautifully written and executed show.”
Institute for Policy Research & Catholic Studies
Stephen Schneck, director, associate professor of politics, and acting dean of the National Catholic School of Social Service, was interviewed about the presidential election on FoxNews.com Live on Nov. 2. He was quoted in a Nov. 5 National Catholic Register (North Haven, Conn.) article about claims made by Catholic Democrats during the presidential campaign. Schneck was a guest on PBS’ “Religion & Ethics Newsweekly” on Nov. 8 to discuss the role Latino Catholics played in the presidential election. He was quoted on the same topic in a Nov. 10 Tablet (London) article and a Nov. 20 National Catholic Reporter (Kansas City, Mo.) article. He was quoted in a Nov. 12 Associated Press article about how American bishops plan to move forward in promoting traditional marriage and resisting the government’s contraception mandate after the reelection of President Barack Obama. He was quoted in a similar Nov. 13 article on the CNN website. Schneck was quoted in a Nov. 14 National Catholic Reporter (Kansas City, Mo.) article about Alexia Kelley, new president of FADICA, Foundations and Donors Interested in Catholic Activities.
Matthew Green, fellow and associate professor of politics, was quoted in an Oct. 11 Agence France-Presse article about photo installation in Washington, D.C., that commemorates the civil rights movement. He also was quoted in a Nov. 5 article on the City Limits website about New York City congressional delegates who ran for reelection.
Rev. Paul Sullins, fellow and associate professor of sociology, was quoted extensively in a Nov. 7 Our Sunday Visitor (Huntington, Ind.) article about married priests.
Ernest Zampelli, fellow and professor of economics, was a guest on WNEW-FM (Washington, D.C.) to discuss the fiscal cliff facing the United States at the end of 2012.
A Nov. 9 Catholic News Service article and a Nov. 26 America article summarized the remarks of Bishop Bernard Unabali of Papua New Guinea during the symposium “A Catholic Consultation on Environmental Justice and Climate Change: Assessing Pope Benedict XVI’s Ecological Vision for the Catholic Church in the United States,” held Nov. 8 to 10 at CUA and sponsored by the Institute for Policy Research & Catholic Studies, the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops, and the Catholic Coalition on Climate Change. A Nov. 16 Catholic News Service article summarized the conference and quoted Monsignor Kevin Irwin, Monsignor Walter J. Schmitz, S. S. Professor of Liturgical Studies, who spoke at the symposium. A Nov. 20 National Catholic Reporter article also described the conference.
The Washington Post, Washington Business Journal, The National Law Journal, ABA Journal, and JD Journal noted the appointment of Daniel Attridge as the new dean of the Columbus School of Law, effective next year. Attridge is the managing partner of the Washington office of Kirkland & Ellis LLP.
Roger Colinvaux, associate professor, was quoted in a Nov. 2 Bloomberg article about Internal Revenue Service rules that prohibit executives from profiting from tax-exempt entities they run.
A Nov. 20 blog on the Legal Times website summarized the Nov. 15 panel discussion “The Tracking Clash: The Judicial, Legislative and Executive Branches Grapple with U.S. v. Jones and the Use of Geolocation and Biometric Tracking” held at the Columbus School of Law. The story quoted Clifford Fishman, professor, who was a member of the panel.
Megan La Belle, assistant professor, wrote a blog for the Patently-O website about the Supreme Court case Already, LLC d/b/a Yums v. Nike, Inc., a case involving a Nike trademark covering one of its sneaker designs.
Michael Noone, research professor, was quoted in a Nov. 26 Military.com article about military charges former CIA director and retired Army Gen. David Patraeus could face for adultery.
Mark Rienzi, assistant professor, was interviewed for a Nov. 27 National Catholic Register (North Haven, Conn.) article about the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision to direct an appeal from Liberty University (Lynchburg, Va.) to a U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals. The University is arguing that Congress lacks the power to require employers to provide health insurance and that the Health and Human Services’ mandate requiring coverage of contraceptive services, including abortifacients and sterilization, violates the free exercise of religion for employers and individuals. He was quoted in a Dec. 9 Our Sunday Visitor (Huntington, Ind.) article about lawsuits against the mandate.
Victor Williams, clinical assistant professor, wrote a Nov. 3 commentary for the Jurist website about how flaws in the U.S. presidential election system may make it more difficult for the federal government to resolve the fiscal cliff at the end of the year.
V. Bradley Lewis, associate professor, was quoted in an article about the phrase “the common good” in the November issue of Christianity Today.
Duilia de Mello, associate professor, was interviewed Oct. 30 by the Brazilian newspaper O Globo about the impact of Hurricane Sandy, how it compared to previous hurricanes, and the physics of hurricanes.
John Kenneth White, professor, was a guest on the radio program “Beijing Today” on China Radio on Nov. 6 to discuss results of the presidential election. He was a guest on the same show on Nov. 11 to do a post-election analysis. White was quoted in a Nov. 23 National Catholic Register (North Haven, Conn.) article about the record number of Catholics in Congress.
Theology and Religious Studies
A Nov. 26 article in First Things ranked CUA’s School of Theology and Religious Studies third in the country for graduate theology programs.
Engineering undergraduate students Arthur Campos and Fernando Jaeger were interviewed Oct. 31 by the Brazilian newspaper O Globo about precautions taken on campus during Hurricane Sandy.
Ryan Fecteau, a junior politics major, was quoted in a Nov. 4 USA Today College online article about how college students were involved in petitioning for or against state ballot propositions.
John McCarthy, a senior politics major, wrote a Nov. 15 blog for the National Catholic Reporter (Kansas City, Mo.) about a Nov. 14 event at CUA featuring Kevin Ryan, University alumnus and CEO of Covenant House, and Tina Kelley, a former New York Times reporter. Ryan and Kelly recently published the book Almost Home: Helping Move Kids from Homelessness to Hope.
A Nov. 1 Forbes online article mentioned the fundraising efforts of Matthew Petronis, a sophomore business major, for his hometown of Breezy Point, N.Y., which was severely damaged during Superstorm Sandy. He was featured in a Nov. 16 WTOP-FM (Washington, D.C.) online story and a NBC News online article about the money he has raised for the recovery of his hometown of Breezy Point, N.Y., and Rockaway, N.Y., which were devastated during Superstorm Sandy. He raised more than $140,000 in two weeks.
Robert Sylvester, a sophomore politics major, was quoted in an Oct. 31 New York Times article about young volunteers in presidential campaigns.