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May 1, 2013
From the President's Desk
Solar Decathlon House

President John Garvey writes about the Community Pledge, the Department of Health and Human Service mandate, the Solar Decathlon, Commencement, Monroe Street Market, and more. See From the President's Desk.

HR Focus
Child Care

Christine Sportes, associate vice president for human resources, writes about child care options for employees. See HR Focus

Development News

In this month's column, the Office of Institutional Advancement provides information about a recent estate gift, a new inaugural program in the School of Architecture and Planning, and a gift for the law school. See Development News.

Photo Galleries
Odyssey Day 

CUA's photo galleries page features images of Odyssey Day, the Department of Drama's 75th anniversary celebration, and dog therapy for students. See Photo Galleries.


Throughout the year, CUA's faculty give lectures at institutions around the world, receive grants to fund research, write books and journal articles, and receive awards. For information on the latest faculty achievements, see Notables.

In the Media
In the Media

CUA's administrators, faculty, staff, and students were quoted or featured in a wide variety of print, online, and TV interviews. To read about these media appearances, see In the Media.


Inside CUA will take a break for the summer and will reappear in late August with news and information about the faculty, staff, and students of Catholic University. Lisa Carroll is the managing editor of Inside CUA. Please submit information about recent publications, awards, media interviews, or speaking engagements by e-mail to For information about what can be included in the "Notables" and "In the Media" sections, visit Inside CUA Submission Guidelines.