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Monsignor Thomas Green, Stephan Kuttner Distinguished Professor of Canon Law, was quoted in an April 8 article on the Pew Forum website about religious courts and mediation in the United States.
Catholic News Agency, the Cincinnati Business Journal, and University Business Magazine noted that Rev. Sean O. Sheridan, T.O.R., CUA alumnus and assistant professor, had been named president of the Franciscan University of Steubenville, Ohio.
The BroadwayWorld.com website ran a preview April 5 of the drama department’s production of “Shakespeare in Hollywood.” The D.C. Metro Theater Arts website gave a five-star review on April 19 to the production, calling it “professional, outrageously funny, and brimming with voracious talent.”
J. Steven Brown, associate professor, was featured in an April 24 Catholic News Agency article about the book A Reason Open to God, a collection of Pope Benedict XVI's thoughts on universities, education, and culture. Brown edited the book and President John Garvey wrote the foreword. The book, published by The Catholic University of America Press, will be available May 17.
Michael Kimmage, associate professor, wrote the essay “Philip Roth, A Phenomenon of the American Spirit” in the March 26 issue of The New Republic.
Julia Young, assistant professor, was featured in a March 22 Latin America Advisor Q-and-A about what having a Latin American Pope will mean for the region. The Latin America Advisor is the newsletter of the Inter-American Dialogue, a U.S. center for policy analysis, exchange, and communication on issues in Western Hemisphere affairs.
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Stephen Schneck, director, associate professor of politics, and acting dean of the National Catholic School of Social Service, was quoted in an April 8 National Catholic Register (North Haven, Conn.) article about comments filed ahead of a deadline to respond to the federal government’s latest version of its mandate that forces employers to provide insurance coverage for contraceptives, abortifacients, and sterilization. He also was quoted in an April 14 Our Sunday Visitor (Huntington, Ind.) article about the accuracy of polls related to Catholic issues.
Maryann Cusimano Love, fellow and associate professor of politics, was quoted in an April 10 Ecumenical News article and an April 10 National Catholic Reporter (Kansas City, Mo.) article about the 50th anniversary of the encyclical Pacem in Terris. The University hosted a conference on the encyclical on April 9 and 10. Catholic News Service and the Caritas website also summarized the conference. She also was interviewed about the encyclical for an April 23 Catholic News Service video. She was quoted in an article in the May 6 issue of America magazine about security in the United States following the Boston Marathon bombings.
Daniel F. Attridge, dean; Cara H. Drinan, associate professor; and J.P. Ogilvy, professor, were quoted in the April issue of Washington Lawyer about The CUA Law/Ehrlich Partnership on Clemency, a clinic devoted to the research and study of executive clemency and the power of pardon.
Antonio F. Perez, professor, was a guest on WOL Radio's "The Carl Nelson Show" (Washington, D.C.) on April 22 to discuss the Boston Marathon bombing.
Remarks made by Mark Rienzi, associate professor, at a panel discussion on “Religious Liberty Challenges in the 21st Century” were quoted in an April 10 Deseret News (Salt Lake City) article. The panel was part of the conference Religious Liberty in an Age of Change, held April 9 and 10 at Utah Valley University in Orem, Utah.
Karla Simon, research professor, was quoted in the April 29 U.S. edition of China Daily about Chinese non-governmental organizations that are aiding African countries.
An April 6 Huffington Post article summarized Professor Murry Sidlin’s concert drama Defiant Requiem. PBS recently aired a documentary about the production, which tells the story of Jewish prisoners in the Theresienstadt Concentration Camp (also referred to as Terezín) near Prague during World War II who performed Verdi’s “Requiem Mass.” The documentary was also mentioned by The Boston Globe, Wall Street Journal, Christian Science Monitor, and WQXR (New York City) Radio’s blog. An April 24 review in The Baltimore Sun of an April 23 performance of “Defiant Requiem” at the Peabody Institute in Baltimore called it an “important event.” The reviewer said he was “deeply affected by the sheer emotional force” of the performance. An April 29 performance of Defiant Requiem at New York City’s Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts was previewed in the April 25 issue of the Arlington (Va.) Catholic Herald. Two alumnae of the music school performing in the production at Lincoln Center were interviewed.
Janice Hinkle, associate professor, wrote an April 10 review for Advance for Nurses of the book Fast Facts for Dementia Care: What Nurses Need to Know in a Nutshell.
J. Benjamin Hinnant, assistant professor, was quoted in a March 29 LiveScience.com article about research he published last month in the journal Child Development. His research found that arguments between parents can alter the stress responses of their children.
Isolde Cambournac, a doctoral student in theology and religious studies, was quoted in a March 27 Catholic World Report article about the March for Marriage held March 26 on the National Mall in Washington, D.C.
Chloe Raub, a student in the School of Library and Information Science, was quoted in a March 26 Washington Post article about a Wikipedia “Edit-a-thon” at the Historical Society of Washington. A group of about two dozen local history buffs spent the day editing Wikipedia entries related to Washington, D.C.